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Saturday, August 12, 2000

Sister Anna McAnany, 92


Lena A.K. Alderson, 82, of Olympia, Wash., and formerly of Honolulu, died May 6 in Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia. She was born in Waihee, Maui. She is survived by daughter Fawn Hacker; brother William Teshima; sisters Cecily Moore, May Nakanelua, Lily Pearson and Edith Smith; and a grandson. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Friday at Epiphany Episcopal Church, 1041 10th Ave. in Kaimuki. Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl, at a later date. Donations suggested to Epiphany Church.

James K. Durant, 54, of Kihei, an electronics repairman, died Wednesday at home. He was born in Trenton, Mich. He is survived by mother Jeanne C. and sister Tracey Bidasha. Graveside services: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Maui Makawao Veterans Cemetery.

David G. Freymann, 66, of Moanalua, a retired U.S. Navy commander, died Tuesday in San Antonio Community Hospital in Upland, Calif. He was born in Dyersville, Iowa. He is survived by wife Maria D. Locsin; sons John, Mark and Joseph; daughter Anna; sister Jacqueline; and a granddaughter. Mass of Christian burial: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Committal services to follow at the Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, charitable contributions suggested to Legionaries of Christ, 475 Oak Ave., Chesire, CT 06410; Navy and Marine Corps Relief Society, NMCRS Pearl Harbor, Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, 1514 Makalapa Dr., Honolulu 96818; or the Arthritis Foundation, 3805 Cutshaw Ave., Suite 200, Richmond, VA 23230.

Thomas M. Harada, 83, of Mililani died Aug. 5 at home. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Elsie K.; sons Daniel I. and Gary M.; daughter Shirley C. Shiroma; brothers Akira and Edwin T.; sisters Nobue Harada, Claire Y. Kiyama, Joyce T. Hosaka, Muriel M.Horita and Kay K. Nagaishi; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Wake services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bruce I. "Sam" Kennison, 49, of Kona, Hawaii, a former hotel security for the Royal Kona Resort, died Wednesday in Kona Community Hospital. He was a U.S. Army Vietnam veteran. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Monique M.; sons Llewellyn and Temujin; daughters Leah Tolbe and Christiana Kennison; brother Steven; and five grandchildren. Memorial services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Imin Center in Holualoa, Kona. Call from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

John Kiuchi, 82, of Lahaina, owner of an art gallery, died Aug. 2 in Maui Memorial Hospital Supportive Care. He was born in San Francisco. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Koinonia Pentecostal Church in Honokowai, Maui. Call after 5 p.m.

Shizuko Matsumoto, 83, of Kahului, Maui, a homemaker, died Aug. 4 in Hale Makua. She was born in Hiroshima, Japan. She is survived by sons Robert and Clarence; daughters Evelyn Matsuoka and Doris Sakaido; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Pershing S.W. "Persh" Mizuta Jr., 36, of Waianae died Monday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Pershing "Mizut" S.W. Sr.; stepmother Anne; daughter Brandie K. Mizuta-Robinson; and sons Brysen K. Mizuta-Pavao and Brandon L.M. Mizuta-Cabral. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Scattering of ashes: Aug. 19 at Black Rock Park, Nanakuli. Casual attire.

Toshiaki Mukai, 91, of Waialua, a retired Waialua Elementary School custodian, died Aug. 3 at home. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Masae; sons Ray Y. and Ted K.; daughters Nancy A. Yamada and Alice S. Kuniyuki; and three grandchildren. Private services.

Kameko Nakamatsu, 85, of Honolulu, retired from the California Packers Corp., died Aug. 1 in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility. She was born in Lawai, Kauai. She is survived by husband Yaichi; sons Walter, Gary and Samuel; daughter Elaine Kamibayashi; brothers Senkyo and Stanley Unten; sisters Eleanor Oshiro and Betty Frantz; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Darrell N. Okamoto, 40, of Pahoa, Hawaii, died Aug. 2 in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by mother Itsue; brothers Jitsuo, Ryan A., Paul, Dennis and Nelson; sister Mildred Spears; and hanai mother Hisako. Private services.

Naomi Pai, 40, of Aiea, a mechanical engineer, died July 27. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Joel; daughter Jacqueline; sons Jonathan and Christopher; and mother Emily E. Yamamoto. Memorial services: 5 p.m. tomorrow at First Baptist Church of Pearl City, 1445 Hoolaulea St. Casual attire. No flowers.

David H. "Kawika" Pillette Jr., 65, of Hove, Hawaii, a retired tool and die supervisor with the Budd Co. in Detroit, died Monday in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Detroit. He is survived by wife Sandra; sons David H. III and Kelly J.; daughters Susan M. Pillette, Jean M. Nord and Mary Ann Lucas; brother Robert E.; sisters Rose Martiniz and Elsie Farmer; and 10 grandchildren. Blessing: 2 p.m. Aug. 20 at the Kona Elks Club in Kailua-Kona. Call from 1 to 5 p.m. Casual attire. Leis welcome.

Violet A. Scott, 80, of Deerlodge, Tenn., a retired curator of the Academy Arts Center at Linekona, died Aug. 4. She is survived by brothers and sisters Turner, Ray, Andrew, Homer and Thomas Adkins, Wilma McClain, Verna Mae Medley and Vida Slonaker; daughter Teresa Goodwin; two grandchildren; and caregiver Charito Lajola. Memorial celebration at a later date. Burial: Richmond, Ind. Donations suggested to Academy Arts Center, Honolulu Academy of Arts, 900 S. Beretania.

Tsuneo Takata, 80, of Honolulu and formerly of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired sugar mill supervisor, died Tuesday in Kuakini Hospital. He was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Kenneth, Victor, Dale and Rex; brothers Richard and Michio; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Gerald T. "Jake" Wakamura, 54, of Waialua died Tuesday in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Susanna "Susing" S.; sons Ryan Y., Joshua T. and Jacob R.; daughter Natalie N.; parents Tsutomu and Mitsuye; and brothers Earl S. and Wesley M. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.

Alexander S. Wellens, 41, of Honolulu died Monday in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Pohnpei. He is survived by wife Elsihter; brother Petrus and Santrigo; and sisters Rose, Rosenda, Rosita, Kate, Ioana, Naimy and Maria. Call from 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary.

Jeanne M. White, 77, of Hawaii, who retired from Trans Hawaiian, died Tuesday. She was born in Santa Maria, Calif. She is survived by son Christopher B. No services.

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back several decades, is available via Telnet software.

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