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Friday, April 7, 2000

Eugene J. "Gene" Anderson, 68, of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, a retired machinist with the Alcoa Davenport Works, died yesterday at home. He was born in Moline, Ill. He is survived by sons James, David, Dana, Jeff, Scott and Chris; daughters Debbie Morrow and Brenda McCasland; sisters Shirley Jones, Hazel Rice and Sandy Watermulen, and 11 grandchildren. Open house memorial: 2 to 6 p.m. tomorrow at APG Printing on Alapa Street in Kailua-Kona.

John Balsai, 82, of Honolulu, a retired heavy equipment supervisor with the federal government, died Saturday in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Desloge, Mo. He is survived by wife Annie; son James; daughter Peggy Tang; brothers Andrew and Julius, and four grandchildren. Private services. Contributions suggested to Hawaii Cancer Research.

Glenn K. Borden, 65, of Hoolehua, Molokai, who retired from the state, died March 22. He is survived by wife Lucy S.; children Glenn D. and Basil V.K. Borden and Iris G. Lucas, and brothers and sister Elmer, Joseph, Henry, Dennis, LeRoy and Dennis Borden Jr., Moani Pittman and Emma Thomas. Memorial services: tomorrow at the Molokai Yacht Club. Call after 9 a.m.

Stanley Bucasas, 53, of Kekaha, Kauai, a fifth-grade teacher at Kekaha Elementary School, died Tuesday in Queen's Hospital. He was also a former assistant offensive/defensive line coach at Waimea High School. He was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. He is survived by wife Susan Gucwa-Bucasas; son Stanley K. Gucwa-Bucasas; daughter Ann K. Gucwa-Bucasas; brothers Otis D. Ingram and Richard and William Bucasas, and sisters Blossom Young and Lindel Puha. Services: 4 p.m. tomorrow at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kekaha Ward. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Kekaha Hawaiian Cemetery. Casual attire.

Sandra M. Costello, 53, of Kaneohe died March 30 in Kailua. She was born in Dover, W.Va. She is survived by daughter Kelly Hugentugler; sons Ian and Dennis McNeil and Steven Styers; sister Phyllis Turgeson, and five grandchildren. Private services.

Nan Deng, 82, of Honolulu died Sunday in Queen's Hospital. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Cui Zhi Sun; daughter Selene Y.Y. Tse, and two grandchildren. Private services.

Margaret S. "Lola" Dilay, 87, of Kalihi and formerly of Maunawili Valley "Banana Patch" died March 28 in Tripler Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by son Alfred; daughter Lorraine; 28 grandchildren, 55 great-grandchildren and 29 great-great-grandchildren. Services: noon Wednesday at St. Ann Catholic Church, 46-129 Haiku Road, Kailua. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Shizuo Doi, 76, of Kaneohe, retired president of Star Supermarkets Ltd., died March 19 at home. He was born in Hilo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Barbara A.; sons Glenn T. and Cary S.; daughter Vicky C.; brothers Nelson K. and Yoshio, and a granddaughter. Private services.

Dora H. Fukuda, 96, of Honolulu died March 28. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Ethel Shimamoto, Muriel Hiramatsu and Dorothy Kakugawa; sister Elsie Sakurai; 12 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

Amy K. Grondahl, 70, of Honolulu died Tuesday in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband Bill; sons Jim and Tom Norwood and Billy Grondhal; daughter Karen Norwood; brother Henry Takato, and sister May Yoshida. Private services.

John E. Hall, 67, of Kailua, former director and chief of health services with the city, died Tuesday in Kailua. He was born in Hartford, Conn. He is survived by sons Christopher and Gregory; brothers Richard, Robert, William and James; sister Mary Lou Dabbs, and five grandchildren. Scattering of the ashes: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Lanikai Beach, Kaiolena Drive access to beach. Aloha attire.

Masao Higa, 72, of Honolulu, a retired proprietor of Masa's Auto Repair, died March 21 in St. Francis Hospice. He is survived by wife Marianne; son Miles; brothers Clifford and Kenneth, and sisters Joyce Mitsunaga and Winifred Higa. Private services.

Gloria M. Ing, 96, of Ewa Beach died March 30 in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by daughter Marie I. Cedeno, 14 grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Stanley S. "Stan" Kadomoto, 60, of Honolulu, a senior commercial insurance underwriter at Servco Pacific, American Insurance Agency Inc., died March 26 at home. He was also a commercial insurance underwriter at Pyramid Insurance. He was born in Maunaloa, Molokai. He is survived by wife Brenda A.; sons Ryan, Scott, Isaiah, Kupono and Micah; stepdaughter Sharon Bradshaw; mother Sugako; brother Kenneth; sister Beverly Nakano, and three grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Dorothy M. Kamimoto, 75, of Lahaina, Maui will be remembered in services at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Lahaina Ward. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park/Garden of Meditation. Incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday was provided by the mortuary.

Tsuneko Moriwake, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Kaimuki Japanese Language School instructor, died last Friday in Hale Pulama Mau. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by son Conrad, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

Ruth H. Murayama, 88, of Makawao, Maui, a retired sales clerk at Komoda Store and Bakery, died yesterday in Kula Hospital. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by husband Harold T.; son James; daughters Ruby Kajiwara, Janet Suzuki and Glenda Nishida; brothers Takeo, Muneyoshi, Kazuo "Joe," Ikuo and Hideyuki D. Komoda; sister Dorothy K. Mitsuda, eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services: noon Sunday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. Monday at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

James S. Nakamura, 83, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died March 27. He was born in Waimanalo. He is survived by sons Max and Miles; daughter Sharon, and a grandchild. Private services.

Masuo "Masu" Nakamura, 75, of Wahiawa, a fish peddler, died March 29 in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Jean; son Ralph A.; daughters Rhoda A. Takahashi and Rae M. Kim; brothers Matsuo, Charles, Ichiro, Masao and the Rev. Paul T., and six grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire.

Keala H. Pai, also known as "Nanny" and "Nan," 93, of Kaneohe, a retired clerk for the U.S. government, died Tuesday in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Joseph E. Jr.; daughter Rowena M. Pai Jackson; 14 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 3 p.m. April 15 at the Kamehameha Chapel. Inurnment: 10 a.m. April 17 at Oahu Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Mackay I. Sakado, 86, of Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, a retired carpenter for the state Department of Accounting and General Services, died Wednesday in Kuakini Hospital. He was also a former owner of Sakado Store. He was born in Laupahoehoe. He is survived by sons Kyle and Derek; daughters JoAnne Otani, Lorna Tanimoto, Arlene Kobashigawa and Jan Tamura; sisters Dorothy Tsuda and Sawae Higashi, and 12 grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m Cremation to follow. Memorial services: 5:30 p.m. April 15 at Papaaloa Hongwanji.

Janice R.J. Scott, 78, of Kaneohe, a retired librarian, died March 28 in Kaneohe. She was born in Muskogee, Okla. She is survived by daughter Laurie Scott Tomchak; son Craig E.; sisters Barbara Jacobs and Patricia Wiebe, and two grandchildren. Services at Pohai Nani.

Tupeona T. Taupolo, 24, of Honolulu, a supervisor at KFC Hawaii, died April 2 at home. He was born in Utulei, American Samoa. He is survived by brothers Kilipo and Fasi Sofa, and sisters Penny Zambrano, Tupu Togia and Tapai and Foini Tafoi. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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