Jane S. Abellera, 58, of Pahala, Hawaii, a housekeeping supervisor for the Kilauea Military Camp, died Tuesday in Hilo Hospital. She was also a co-proprietor of Abellera Farms. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Aurellio; daughters Theresa Ishii and Patricia Abellera; son Aurellio Jr.; brothers Kenneth and Michael Namba; sisters Doris Johnson, Shirley Andre, Janet Nagao and Shirley Mae Nakamoto; and a grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Private burial. Casual attire.
William H. "Bill" Adelstein, 70, of Honolulu, a retired master sergeant of the U.S. Army, died Saturday in Honolulu. He was born in Cleveland. He is survived by wife Ida; daughters Terry and Acy Adelstein and Sandra Winters; son Donald; sister Marjorie Herbert; and seven grandchildren. No services. Donations suggested to American Heart Association.
Doris M. Alakai, 65, of Kihei, Maui, a counter cashier for Stella Blues Deli & Cafe, died Sunday at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Bobo Jr. and Jacob; daughters Sheri Tomlinson, Leona Pitt and Donna Kamai; brother Fred Abad Jr.; sisters Lorraine May and Dorothy Tongpalan; 19 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Prayer services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Franklin H. Belding, 84, of Missoula, Mont., formerly of Hawaii, a retired commissioned officer from the U.S. Navy, died Sept. 1 in Mountain Valley Hospice House. He was also an educator and a business executive. He was born in Fayette, Ohio. He is survived by daughter Nancy J. Edwards; sons Robert F., Don R. and Richard L.; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Scouting program, c/o the Latter-day Saints Church, Missoula Stake, Fourth Ward, 1670 Sunflower Drive, Missoula, MT 59802 or to the Mountain Valley Hospice House, 10450 Mullan Road, Missoula, MT 59808.
Mildred W. Chang, 87, of Honolulu, died Tuesday in Maunalani Nursing Home. She was born in Kula, Maui. She is survived by sons Milford N.H. and Linford M.S., five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Melonie Lynn Chatneuf, 49, of Kihei, a teacher's aide, died Saturday in Maui Memorial Hospital. She was born in California. She is survived by husband Charles, mother Adele Stewart, sons Scott and Charlie, daughter Kristie Biggs, sister Lynn Whitman, and four grandchildren. Private services.
Kenneth L. Eum, 42, of Wahiawa ,died Sept. 1 in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Harriet H., and brothers Maurice, Robert A. and Daniel. Private services.
Muriel K. Fujimoto, 77, of Honolulu, a retired school lunch supervisor for the state Department of Education, died Wednesday in Kaiser Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Prescott K., Patrick K., Paul K., Philip K. and Peter K.; brothers Robert and Richard Kawasaki; sister Amy T. Tokioka; and seven grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Harris United Methodist Church. Inurnment services: 10:45 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Carl S. Funasaki, 91, of Honolulu, a retired proprietor of Punchbowl Market, died Saturday in Kuakini Hospital. He was also a manager of Kalihi Shopping Center. He was born in Onomea, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Mitsue, sons Gerald and Edward, daughter Ann Arakawa, eight grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
John A. Generalao, 87, of Waianae, a retired pharmacist technician at Queen's Hospital, died Monday in Honolulu. He was born in Carcar Cebu, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Helen Alcosiba-Generalao; sons James A., Jerry A., Edward A. and Rudy A.; daughter Cynthia Generalao-Kaeo; sister Frances Sasan, 17 grandchildren, and 35 great-grandchildren. Services: 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.
Simeon Kaleopa'a, of Honolulu died Sunday in Kaiser Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Antonette C.; sons Simeon L.K. and Timothy A.S. Kaleopa'a and Leonard J. Nehl II; daughters Lauwae B. Brigado, Healani K.R. Uesato, Noelani R.L. Kaleopa'a, Uilani J.S.L. Gastel, Kehaulani K.M.L. 'Tehotu and Joan A.N. Stone; brother Samuel; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 5 to 9 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Call from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.
Richard M. Kawate, 70, of Honolulu, died Aug. 27 at home. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by brother Gary, and sisters Mitsuno Kunishige, Hisano Igarashi and Elaine Yoshimura. Private services.
Agnes H. Ledesma, 79, of Honolulu, died Sept. 2 in Hale Nani Rehabilitation Nursing Center. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by son Philip S. Jr., daughters Phyllis Okawa and Andrea Hersh, hanai son Guy Daniels, sister Joe Tsark, and three grandchildren. Private services.
Benjamin K. "Ben" Manuel, who worked with Alcoholic Anonymous, died Sept. 1 in Honolulu. He was born in Hoolehua, Molokai. He is survived by grandmother Priscilla C. Baker; sisters Anne Manuel, Priscilla Holokai, Elizabeth Melody and Faye Jones; and brothers William and Andrew. Memorial services over ashes: 3 p.m. Sunday at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church in Aiea.
Claudia B. Mason, 51, of Honolulu, died last Friday in Honolulu. She is survived by father Charles; companion Russ; brothers Mark, James and Jeffrey; and sister Rita. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Queen's Beach in Waikiki.
David P. McKinney, 51, of Hanalei, Kauai, a surfboard fabricator, died May 2 in Haleiwa. He was born in California. He is survived by mother Theresa. Services at Door of Faith Church in Hilo at a later date.
Lorraine L. McLaughlin, 77, of Kapolei died Saturday in St. Francis-West Hospital. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. She is survived by husband Frank J. Jr., sons Francis J. III and Thomas P. III, daughter Micheale Ann Coyne, six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.
Kathleen M. McNall-Harrison, 75, of Hoodsport, Wash., formerly of Hawaii died Aug. 28 at home. She was born in Tacoma, Wash. She is survived by husband Charles Harrison; sons Christopher, Chad and Scott Harrison, and daughter Cheryl Renfroe. Private services.
Joan Kennedy Moore, 74, of Kailua, died in Los Altos, Calif. She is survived by children Mary Adonia Curry and Joan, H. Brian, Robert E. and Gregory K. Moore; siblings Thomas and Robert Kennedy and Adonia Laragh, and four grandchildren. Memorial Mass: 10 a.m. Sept. 18 at St. Anthony Church in Kailua. No flowers. Donations suggested to Trinity College, Annual Fund, 125 Michigan Ave., Northeast-Washington, D.C. 20017.
Larry Y. Nakamura, 83, of Honolulu is survived by brother Wallace. Incorrect information for an obituary published Wednesday provided by the mortuary.
Tokuo Okuno, 82, of Hilo, a retired heavy equipment operator for the state, died Tuesday at home. He is survived by daughter Vivian, brothers Hiroshi and Robert, and sisters Shizuko Kanda, Satomi Suga, Teruko Yamada, Hisako Nishioka, Mildred Kusaba and Ellen Kobashigawa. Services: 2:30 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 1 p.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Betty M.W. Johnson Omizo, 65, of Kailua, died Aug. 29 in Kailua. She was born in Minnesota. She is survived by son James Myers, daughters Tracy Owens, Martha Myers and Erika Myers-Clement; sisters Peg Stillson and Carol Kelly, 11 grandchildren, and a great-grandchild. No services.
Lillian A. O'Sullivan, 75, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, died Sept. 1 at home. She was born in Goldhill, Nev. She is survived by daughter Linda Wrigglesworth, sons Lonny and Danny Feemster, sister Ileta S. Grellman, and two grandchildren. No services.
Ethel Y. Ozaki, 87, of Kailua, formerly of Pauoa, died Sept. 2 in Castle Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Kay Nawatani, Joyce Matsuda, Maris Yee and Carol Nakasone; son Richard; brothers Richard and Denji Suyenaka; a sister in Japan; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.
Dorina F. Passos, 72, of Honolulu, died Saturday in Honolulu. She was born in Brazil. She is survived by daughter Mariza Kahn, son Nelson, three grandchildren, and two sisters. Services on the mainland.
Herbert N. Pratt Jr., 67, of Honolulu, died Sept. 2 at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rosalie, son Evan, daughter Kendra and four grandchildren. Services: 11:45 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 10:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
Sarah "Bonnie" Stevenson Prickett, of Honolulu, formerly of Bloomington, Ind., died Aug. 27. She is survived by daughter Ruth P. Houghton, son Ralph S., six grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. No services. Donations suggested to Indiana University, Arcadia Retirement Residence or the Salvation Army.
Mark F. Roden, 56, of Bend, Ore., formerly of Hawaii died Aug. 25. He is survived by wife Patricia, brothers Patrick and Rick, and sisters Marty Young, Mary Conner and Beth Seymour. Services at a later date. Donations suggested to the Michael Scull Fund, c/o Bank of the Cascades, P.O. Box 369, Bend, Oregon 97709.
Egerton B. Sawtelle, 95, of Freeport, Maine, and Kailua, a captain with the U.S. Coast Guard, died Aug. 29 in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. He was also a civil engineer. He was born in Boston. He is survived by daughters Christina S. Teale, Janet S. Houghton and Audrey S. Delafield; sister Louise Libby; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services on the mainland. No flowers. Donations suggested to Islesford Historic Society, Islesford, ME 04646.
Kempton Swanson, 44, of Aiea, died June 19 in Aiea. He was born in California. He is survived by parents Roger and Alicia, brother Todd, and daughter Vanessa. Graveside services: 2 p.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.
Emiliano R. Tabadero, 91, of Honolulu, will be remembered in services 7 p.m. next Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Sept. 18 at St. Anthony's Church in Kalihi. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Incorrect information for an obituary published Tuesday.
Itsu Yoneda, 92, of Kapaau, Hawaii died Saturday in Kohala Hospital. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Akimi Sakamoto, Dorothy Umemoto, Mildred Kanda, Doris Shigeta and Elaine Yanazaki; brothers Masao and Asaichi Kita; sisters Tokino Sugimoto, Michino Umamoto and Kisayo Yoshida, 11 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 2 p.m. tomorrow at Kohala Hongwanji. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
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