Monday, March 22, 1999

Bullet Lawrence Bender, 78, of Anahola, Kauai, died Thursday at his home. He was a retired crane operator with Operators Engineers and Hawaiian Dredging, and also served in the U.S. Army. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Rowena Tim, Lawrene Rodrigues and Iris Caycayon; son Dana White; brothers Darcloud, Melvin and James; sisters Gertrude Rodrigues, Bernice Braun, Lillian Cameron and Beatrice Bender, seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Kapaa. Call after 9 a.m. Burial will follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe. Casual attire.

Bullet Vera Sue Ah Choy, 82, of Honolulu, a retired schoolteacher, died March 3 in Honolulu. She was born in Kaneohe. She is survived by husband Anthony; son Kenneth; daughter Cynthia Hoffman; brother Charles Sue, and sister Sun Tim Brown. Services were private.

Bullet Sheila “Penny” Kamiko, 62, of Waianae, a homemaker, died March 13 in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion David Kaleleiki; sons Manasseh Jr. and Craig Kamiko; daughters Sheila and Dannette Scanlan and Darlene Moepono; brothers Herman and George Naki; sisters Pua Furtado and Mele Kong, 18 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call: 6 to 9 p.m. Casual attire. Private burial.

Bullet Kazue Kishida, 80, of Honolulu, a retired housekeeper at Cinerama Reef Tower Hotel, died March 11 at Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Ola'a, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Kenneth and Melvin; daughters Jane, Eunice, Aileen Kishida, and Esta Cabral; brother Henry Izuka; sisters Lilian Miyake and Satsuki Wagatsuma, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services were private.

Bullet Melvin “Bradda Mel” Maile McKeague Jr., 29, of Kaneohe, died Tuesday in Kailua. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by mother Loretta; sisters Charlene and Connie McKeague and Cheryl McKeague-McDonald; grandparents Hilary and Mary McKeague and Julia Jones, and hanai father James Tollefsen. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call: 6 to 9 p.m. Casual attire.

Bullet Katherine Mutsue Goto Muramoto, 85, of Honolulu, retired owner of Venus Beauty Salon, died Feb. 19. She was born in Kekaha, Kauai. She is survived by daughter Iris Takata; brothers Richard and Walter Goto, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services were private.

Bullet Ella Lee Tom, 76, of Kaneohe, a retired library clerk for Hawaii Newspaper Agency, died March 15. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Ellen Tom and Leila Nakama; brother James Lee; sister Maybelle Yee, and two grandchildren. Memorial service: 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Elizabeth Episcopal Church. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment: 3 p.m. at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Casual attire.

Bullet Kazuo “David” Torigoe, 85, of Honolulu, a retired warehouse expeditor, died March 17 at his home. He was born in Lawai, Kauai. He is survived by wife Hazue Torigoe; brothers Fred, Robert and Albert; sisters Thelma Yoshida, Florence Nishioka and Elaine Torigoe, and sister-in-law Sueko Torigoe. Service: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.

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