Obituaries

Wednesday, September 16, 1998


Bullet Sheila J. Barnes, 84, of Urbana, Ill., formerly of Hawaii, a secretary at the University of Illinois Department of Foreign Languages, died Monday in Champaign, Ill. She was also woman's editor of Hawaii Farm and Home magazine. Born in Center Point, Ind., she is survived by sons Malcolm and Bruce and five grandchildren. No services. Burial in Hawaii. Memorials suggested to the Champaign County Humane Society.

Bullet Sybil Bunda, 60, of Victorville, Calif., died Aug. 31. Born in Waialua, she is survived by husband Alfred; daughters Jade Hughton, Tracy Kruse, Janai Tolaro, May Bunda-Bennett and Alicia Bunda-Lopez; sons Allen and Alfred Jr.; mother Myrtle Wong; sister Kailani Wong; brother Frederick Wong; and 15 grandchildren. Services: 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Pearl City Community Church.

Bullet Sixto V. Damaso, 85, of Waipahu died Aug. 19 in Maluhia Hospital. Born in the Philippines. Survived by wife Isabel J.; son Alfredo; daughters Flor Coloma and Rosita Mateo; brothers Roberto and Cipriano; 12 grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Saturday at St. Elizabeth Church in Aiea. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Tom E. Deaton, 55, of Maui died Aug. 20 in Honolulu. Born in Illinois, he is survived by sons Mark and Matt, daugh ter Becky, and brothers Jack and Steve. No services.

Bullet Christina K. Gali, 88, of Naalehu, Hawaii died Sept. 7 in Kau Hospital. Born in Hilea, Hawaii, she is survived by sons John, Lobi and Lang; daughter Lena Amalato; 25 grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Graveside services: noon Saturday at Naalehu County Cemetery. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

Bullet Norman I. Kawamura, 59, of Aiea, a retired comptroller for Holsum Bakery, died Sunday in Tripler Hospital. Born in Toledo, Ohio, he is survived by wife Sun Cha, sons John and Daryl, and mother Yoshi. Services: 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at Aiea United Methodist Church. Call after 5:30 p.m. Burial: 9 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Russell E. Keanini, 60, of Wheat Ridge, Colo., a retired engineering technician at Coors Porcelain Co., died Sept. 2 at home. He was also a helicopter mechanic for the U.S. Army. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Patricia Ann Regan; daughter Roseann Dashkowitz; sons David and Russell G. Keanini and Roland Weitmann; sisters Leihua Johnson and Lilly Foster; brother Robert; and seven grandchildren. Services held.

Bullet Kanichi Kodani, 93, of Waipahu, a retired commercial fisherman, died Thursday in Ewa Beach. Born in Hiroshima, Japan, he is survived by wife Shigeko; daughters Saeko Mar, Miyoko Yamashita and Hisae Leong; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Walter J. Kubota, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Star Market meat cutter, died Sept. 4 in St. Francis Hospice. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Sumie, brother Duke, and sister Sakae. Private services.

Bullet Thomas T. “Punchy” Kurisu, 65, of Ewa Beach, an owner and commercial photographer for Historical Reprints of Hawaii Inc., died Friday in Queen's Hospital. Born in Lihue, he is survived by wife Elsie K.; daughters Joyce K. Kurisu and Jo Ann E. Pawid; brothers George and Kenneth; sisters Ruth Crews and Gladys Iglesias; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Florendo C. Laciste, 80, of Honolulu died Sept. 7. Born in the Philippines, he is survived by daughters Estrella Manzanillo, Norma Acob, Luvimina Valentin and Alma Danao; sons Loreto and Rocky; brother Francisco; sisters Catalina Vallente, Dorina Guiang, Victoria Roca and Lucina Vila; 17 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Services: noon Saturday. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Bullet Clifford K.T. Lau, 51, of Honolulu, an assistant manager for New Tokyo Restaurant, died Sept. 7 in Queen's Hospital. Born in Hong Kong, he is survived by wife Helen; daughters Kristie, Selina and Melinda; mother Sheu Fong; brother Eugene; and sisters Lena Cheung, Famia Tang and Jeanette Murakami. Services: 9:15 a.m. Saturday, Borthwick Mortuary. Call 8:30- 10:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Bullet Everett H.K. Lum, 85, of Honolulu, who retired from the U.S. Postal Service, died Aug. 22 at home. Born in Haleiwa, he is survived by stepsons Henry, Ernest and William Chu; stepdaughter Marion Okawa; brothers Ernest and Kenneth; sister Winifred Mark; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Bullet Henry Y. Matsuyama, 74, of Honolulu, a retired engineer for the City of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, died Sept. 2 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by brother Walter T. and sisters Beatrice Y. Murakami and Doris S. Takenaka. Private services.

Bullet Eloise M. Migita, 77, of Honolulu died last Wednesday in St. Francis Hospice. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by son Anson M.; daughters M'Liss Imada and Melody C. Ogami; sister Helen Okimoto; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Bullet Richard I. Moore, 54, of Aiea, a mechanical engineer, died Friday in Ka piolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Born in Minnesota, he is survived by parents Francis and Dorothy; and sisters Beverly Stewart-Moore, Linda Ann Comstock and Maureen Friedlander-Moore. Memorial services in Grand Rapids, Minn.

Bullet Patricia J. Muelheim, 72, of Kailua, a salesclerk at Agape Shoppe, died yesterday in Kailua. Born in St. Louis, she is survived by husband Richard C.; sons Rick, Randy, Mark and David; daughter Christy Jacobsen; stepdaughter Pamela A.; and 12 grandchildren. Memorial services: 3 p.m. Saturday at Kailua Community Church, 250 Oneawa St. Casual attire. No flowers. Private scattering of ashes.

Bullet Janice R. Nagato, 56, of Omao, Kauai, a housekeeper for the Sheraton Kauai Hotel, died Sunday in Wilcox Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Megumi, son Jared Taira, daughter Jonelle Ruiz, and two grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick/ Kauai Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire.

Bullet Harue Nakamura, 96, of Honolulu, a retired custodian for Liliuokalani Elementary School, died Sunday in Maluhia Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by sisters Sadako, Muriel and Mildred Sora, and five grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Edward M. Ogino, 83, of Honolulu, a retired general maintenanceman at Hilton Hawaiian Village, died Sept. 5 in Hale Ho Aloha Nursing Facility. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by sons Melvin M. and Douglas T., daughter Carol K., brothers Itsuo and Robert T., sisters Grace H. Okimura and Mary Koga, and a grandchild. Private services.

Bullet Kimiyo Orikasa, 77, of Kahului died Monday in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Paia, Maui, she is survived by son Ray N.; daughters Lorraine A. Katakura and Sherryl M. Campos; brothers Takeji, Akio and Rikio Nihei; sisters Shizue Higuchi, Kiyoko Suzuki and Mitsue Fujii; and five grandchildren. Services: 4:30 p.m. tomorrow at Kahului Hongwanji Mission. Casual attire.

Bullet Harold H. “Cappy” Ozaki, 82, of Honolulu, a retired owner of Ozaki Cappy Plumbing, died Friday in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by sons Harold Jr., Scott and Ross; daughter Susan; brother Robert; and three grandchildren. Memorial services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Joyce B. Palmer, 77, of Longmont, Colo. died Sept. 7 in Longmont, Colo. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by daughter Judy Watts, son Frank, brothers Douglas and Bruce Beerman, and three grandchildren. Services on the mainland. Donations suggested to Hospice of Boulder County or the ALS Association.

Bullet Olympia A. Ramelb, 73, of Paradise Park, Hawaii died Sept. 3 at home. Born in the Philippines, she is survived by husband Raymundo; daughters Isabel Agpaoa, Cecilia Ballesteros, Veronica Limayo, Araceli Corpuz, Myrna Sumaoang and Rosie Acupan; sons Reynaldo, Domingo and Jose; mother Matea Acorda; sisters Vicenta Bamba and Carlota Acoba; 25 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Keaau, Hawaii. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Tomie Shimono, 75, of Aiea died last Wednesday in Aiea. Born in Keahua, Maui, she is survived by husband Kenneth; daughters Cathleen Matsuzaki, Lynnette Gomez and Melanie Kato; brother Saburo Sato; sister Namiye Nakamura; and a grandson. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Friday at Aiea United Methodist Church, 99-101 Laulima St. Aloha attire.

Bullet Carole Ann Smith, 29, of Honolulu died Sept. 7 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by mother Annie Belle, sister Kathleen S. Wilson, and brother Robert A. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Bullet Antone N. Souza, 75, of Honolulu, a retired rigger foreman at Navy Public Works Center Pearl Harbor, died Sunday at home. Born in Lahaina, he is survived by son Keith N., daughter Ruthanne S. Chuck, and a grandchild. Private services.

Bullet Sasayo Suematsu, also known as Pearl S. Suematsu, 80, of Aiea died Sept. 6 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by sons Gary and Alvin; daughters Diane Endo and Sandra Bailey; brother Fred Takasaki; sisters Chiyono Kamano, Kikuyo Nakagawa, Toshiye Sato and Doris Yokotake; and nine grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Raymond S. Taba, 65, of Pearl City, a retired self-employed pig farmer, died Saturday in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Born in Pearl City, he is survived by brother Seikichi, and sisters Ethel Oshiro, Mitsue Lee, Dorothy Abrams and Gladys Kawano. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m.

Bullet Goro “Saigo” Tanimoto, 71, of Hanapepe, Kauai, a retired warehouse clerk with Olokele Sugar Co., died Saturday in Straub Hospital. Born in Makaweli, Kauai, he is survived by wife Fusae “Pat,” brother Takeshi, and sister Hanako Haggard. Services over ashes: 5 p.m. Saturday at Waimea Higashi Hongwanji-Waimea, Kauai. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Laura G. Tenorio, 78, of Wahiawa, who retired from Del Monte Plantation, died Aug. 24 in St. Francis-West Hospital. Born in the Philippines, she is survived by son Vincent, three granddaughters, and three great-grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 1403-A California Ave. in Wahiawa. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Prayer services: noon Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet John Tilton, 85, of Kaneohe, a musician, died Sept. 5. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by daughters Juanita Kalakau and Jonnette Kapu, son James, 19 grandchildren, hanai granddaughter, 28 great-grandchildren, and two great-grandchil,,dren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Calvary Episcopal Church in Kaneohe. Call after 9 a.m.

Bullet Anita D. Wood, 78, of Leesburg, Fla., a registered nurse, mother of Gordon S. of Kaneohe, died Sunday. Born in South River, N.J., she is also survived by son Richard L. and four grandchildren. No services.

Bullet Kenneth N. Yahiku, 56, of Honolulu, a mechanical engineer for Yahiku Associates Inc., died Friday in Queen's Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Kathleen, daughters Sherelle Yahiku and Jan Vita, son Kevin, parents Mosei and Chiyo, brothers Ronald and Leslie, and sisters Jean Tsuda and Ruth Chun. Memorial services: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Susumu “Carl” Yoshida, 84, of Honolulu, a retired stevedore at Castle & Cooke Terminals, died Sept. 8 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Kona, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Alice M.; sons Calvin M., Raymond H. and Michael K.; sisters Akiko Ikeda and Namiko Hirata; and four grandchildren. Private services.



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