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Thursday, June 22, 2000

Mele Aipopo, 49, of Honolulu died Saturday in St. Francis Hospital. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by husband Aipopo Jr.; sons Sauleli'a, Tielu and Tony; daughters Loretta and Aileen Aleki, Norine Tufele and Anovale Sula; mother Tausuati Te'o; brothers Mataiva and Tutu Tua, Lopeti Te'o and Tautasi Tupua; sisters Sifale Silva, Toalua Nofoa, Tausaga Paulo, Fuatino Puipui, Sa Fale, Fololika Mallon and Tilia Aloese, and eight grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Bread of Life Church, 3534 Kalihi St. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.

Donald R. "Don" Barnett, 70, of Wahiawa, who retired from the U.S. Army, died June 11. He was a veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars. He was born in Detroit. He is survived by former wife Yong Suk Peros; son Timothy; brother Harry; sisters Beverly Hilley and Susan and Joann Barnett, and three grandchildren. Private services.

Robert S. Bunch, 32, of Tampa, Fla., a graphic artist, died June 9 in Tampa, Fla. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Vernon "Bucky" Jr.; mother Kathleen; brother Vernon III; sister Lisa, and grandmothers Adeleine Cabral and Agnes Bunch. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow.

Dr. William W.L. Dang, 74, of Honolulu, former president of Hawaii Medical Association, died Saturday in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nellie; sons Drs. William Jr., Derrick and Michael; daughters Dr. Deborah Dang, Lauren Schmidt and Robin Mailolo; brother Herbert; sisters Lorraine Chang and Jane Lum, and 10 grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Stephen's Church. Call after 9 a.m. Private burial. Casual attire. No flowers.

Shizuko Ganiko, 84, of Honolulu and formerly of Molokai died Sunday at home. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by sons Harold and Raymond T.; daughters Betty G. Brumaghim, Gladys Lam and Ellen G. Yamada; brother Dick Nakasone; sister Yasuko Tengan, eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Memorial services: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Kenneth B. Hipp Jr., 28, a former scuba instructor and commercial diver in Hawaii Kai, died June 8 in Patterson, La. He was born in Chapel Hill. N.C. He is survived by father Kenneth B.; mother Ann B., and brother Andrew C. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Unity Church, 3608 Diamond Head Circle. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Nature Conservancy of Hawaii for its work with the Ko'olau Mountains Watershed Partnership, 923 Nuuanu Ave., Honolulu 96817.

Robert T. Imamoto, 77, of Honolulu, a retired ordering clerk for Armour Meat Co., died June 14 in Hale Nani Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Masako Nagano and Fusako Imamoto. Private services.

Kailani Ishibashi, 16, of Hilo, Hawaii, a student at Hilo High School, will be remembered in services at 8 p.m. tomorrow at the Hilo State Center, 1373 Kilauea Ave. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Kilauea Ward. Call from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Burial: Mormon Plot at Alae Cemetery. Aloha attire. She died Sunday in Queen's Hospital after a car accident. She is survived by parents Herbert and Gloria; sisters Alohi, Kauai, Kanoe and Kiana, and grandparents Ronald and Winona Barringer and George Jenkins.

Abraham M. "Kona" Kaliko, 49, of Waipahu died Saturday in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sharon; sons Abraham M. Galagcac and Gary Dea; daughters Gale Rogers and Roberta Uemura; brothers Nathan and Zachary; sisters Pearl P. Wilson, Stephanie L. Kailiehu and Donnamae K. Tinoga, and five grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

Kenneth "Kenny Boy" Kaniho Jr., 41, of Kona, Hawaii, the president of Pacific Waste Inc. in Kona and Maui, died Saturday in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Debra L.; daughter Brandi M.; son Ka'aina C.; parents Kenneth and Lorraine; brothers Gary and Guy; sisters Sharon Peterson and Blanche Batchelder, and grandfather Peter Akiona. Memorial services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mokuaikaua Church. Scattering of ashes: Kailua-Kona Bay. Casual attire. Celebration of life: at the residence of Guy and Sheryll Kaniho in Kona Palisades Subdivision.

Ethel F. Kato, 87, of Honolulu died June 11 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by sisters Sachiko Furukawa, Jessie Kato and Jean Tanaka, and brothers Susumu, Edwin and Clifford Kato and Paul and George Matsumoto. Private services. No floral or monetary offerings.

Adelaide K. Kealohapauole, 79, of Honolulu died June 13 in Queen's Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Joseph K.; daughter Dianne H. Boner; stepson Joseph K. Jr.; stepdaughters Janice Jones, Maxine McCartney and Nani DeSono; 23 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Wake services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Darold E. King, 73, a retired U.S. Army corporal, died May 25 in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Sheldon and Robert. He was born in Richland Center, Wis. He is survived by brothers Sheldon and Robert. Memorial gathering: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Hale O Ha'uoli, 950 Luehu St. Casual attire.

Laura C. Kipi, 73, of Waianae died June 7. Incorrect information for an obituary published Tuesday was provided by the mortuary.

Harvey N. "Uncle Mag" Magnani, 74, died last Thursday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lydia N.; children Candy Greene, Lani Coelho, Harveyette Bero, Elizabeth Russ and Stephen, Douglas, Eugene, Reginald D. and Jo-Ann Magnani, 30 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

Susumu Morikawa, 74, of El Cajon, Calif., a retired backhoe operator, died June 1 in California. He was born in Kihei. He is survived by wife Bonnie; daughter Karen Thomas; son Stan; stepdaughters Sarah Jordan and Rosemarie Kabiamoe; sister Judy Pieters; brothers Cary and Sam, nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Maui Memorial Park.

Kenji Okimura, 92, of Honolulu, a retired truck farmer, died Monday in Kuakini Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Lorraine Tasaka, Elaine Higaki and Karen Oshiro; brothers Keith and Robert; sisters Mineyo Nakamura, Kimiyo Sato, Hazel Okimura, Grace Yoshimura, Dorothy Nakata and Hilda Watanabe, eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

David T. Paige, 59, of Waipahu, a retired master sergeant with the U.S. Army, died Sunday in Tripler Hospital. He was born in New Orleans, La. He is survived by wife Anita S.L.; sons David T. Jr. and Rodney M.; daughters Gloria D. Soniat and Kimberly S. Paige; mother Annie B. Sams; sisters Dorothy J. Ayers and Joanne A. Winder; brother Rene A., and six grandchildren. Services: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Fort DeRussy Chapel. Call after 1 p.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire.

Stanley J. "Butch" Pyzik Jr., 53, of Kona, Hawaii, a bartender at the Keahole Airport and Sharkey's, died last Thursday in Keauhou Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. He was born in Pawtucket, R.I. He is survived by daughter Natasha K. and hanai sisters Shirley and Cindy Lewis. Private services.

Maria B. Rivera, 99, of Kahului, Maui died Tuesday in Hale Makua. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughters Veronica Yadao, Marina Melchor, Elsie Younce, Nena Oda and Betty Brassfield, 14 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. July 1 at Good Shepherd Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Tadashi Sakoda, 92, of Hilo, Hawaii died Saturday in Hilo Hospital. He was born in Wainaku. He is survived by sons Roy and Howard; sisters Betty Muraoka and Thelma Kimura; sisters Miyako Nakamoto and Kimie Sakoda, nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 5 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.

Otto W. Schilling, 83, formerly of Hawaii, former owner of Schilling Electric Co., died Sunday in Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mamie; son Otto W. Jr.; daughter Antoinette Carvalho, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services and burial on the mainland.

Angel L. Sibayan, 33, of Nanakuli, a former painter with the Painters Union Local 1791, died Sunday in Honolulu. He was born on Molokai. He is survived by daughters Jacena, also known as "Cena" or "Ka Hoku," and Hoku; son Jack; father Adriano; brothers Adrian, Andre, Aaron and Abel, and sisters Glenda Kahoohanohano, Cecilia MacPherson and Suzanne Bishaw. Memorial services: 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 2 to 7 p.m. Scattering of ashes on Molokai at a later date. Casual attire.

Tauavepeaoumamalu Taualo, 71, of Kapolei died June 13 in St. Francis-West Hospital. She was born in Ta'u Manu'a, American Samoa. She is survived by husband Pomele; sons Fiamalo, Ben and Menny; daughters Lurline Tuua and Jean F., Leilani L. and Jean A. Taualo; brothers Veloand Koke Pomele; sisters Lagiula Augafa and Aliitasiiailenuu Ena, 20 grandchildren and a great-grandson. Wake services: 3 p.m. Sunday at Samoan Congregational Christian Church. Call from 2:30 to 8 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park. Casual or aloha attire.

Sakaye Tengan, 67, of Kailua will be remembered in services at 4 p.m. Sunday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Committal services 1 p.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Incorrect information for an obituary published Tuesday was provided by the mortuary.

Atsuko Watanabe, 86, of Honolulu, a former office clerk at Pearl Harbor, died June 14 in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. Private services.

Ruth Oi Wong, 73, of Honolulu, a retired sales clerk with Lanai Sportswear Inc. in Waikiki, died June 13 in West Hills, Calif. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Creighton T.C., anda half sister Rose Leong. Private services.

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