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Thursday, August 31, 2000

Betty C. Hamilton, known for generosity


'Bob' Meyers, Kauai musician, activist


Marie K. Caniabiral, 75, of Kaneohe, a retired housekeeper, died Tuesday in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Lucio, Clifford and Vincent Brioso; daughters Barbara Carvalho, Alberta Vargas, Marie Sumagaysay, Shirley Sebastian and Andrea Rosa; brothers Joseph and Herman Kapiioho; sisters Florence Molina and Grace Kapiioho, 37 grandchildren and 36 great-grandchildren. Services: 11:15 a.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.

Claud L. Comer, 62, of Viola, Del., died Monday in Delaware. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Milred Worsham, Diana McCutheon and Evonne Warber; and brother Charles R. Services on the mainland. Private burial.

Theodore A. "Teddy" Daligdig IV, 31, of Mililani died Friday in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by mother Iris Chong Hernandez; stepfather Angel Hernandez; father Theodore A. III; brothers Terry and Tracy; half brothers Troy, Travis, Bryson and Jenson; stepsisters Natasha Hernandez Freitas and Malinda Hernandez; stepbrother Austin Hernandez; and grandparents Margaret Woo Duncan and Theodore A. and Beatrice E. Daligdig Jr. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Sept. 12 at St. Catherine's Church on Kauai. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Kauai Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Masao "Bar" Fukumoto, 76, of Wahiawa died Aug. 4 in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Janet M.; daughters Jan M. and Kim N.; brother Shigeru; sisters Lillian Maeshiro, Hideko Hendricks and Elaine Y. Takano, and a grandson. Private services.

Harry K. Ho, 86, died Tuesday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Francis; daughter Muriel Lai; brothers and sisters Harold, William and Harriet Ching and Arthur and James Ho, and four grandchildren. Memorial services: 8:30-11:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Mass: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. at St. Stephen's Church on Nuuanu Avenue. Lunch: Yong Sing's Restaurant. Aloha attire. No floral offering. Private burial.

Kiyo Imai, 84, of Waipahu died Aug. 8 in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by son Edwin M., daughter Eleanor K. Watanabe, brothers Tsutomu and Toshiro Tomita, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

Gary W. Kanaya, 50, of Kailua, a medical technologist for the city medical examiner, died Saturday in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Appleton, Wis. He is survived by wife Christa, parents Edward and Betty, brother David and sister Wendy Ichiyama. Memorial services: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Helen H. Kim-Seu, 68, of Honolulu died Aug. 15. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Allen; son Alton Lorico; daughter Atleene; stepsons Creighton and Carl; brothers Makoto, Chester and Roy Muraoka and Bernando Santos; sisters Betty Wakatake, Alice Tamaye and Madeline Harris, seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery. Call from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Inurnment at a later date.

Timothy K. Laa, 40, of Waianae died Aug. 18 in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nanette L.; sons Timothy K. Jr. and Allen K.; daughters Melissa M. and Marcy M.; father Joseph K.; brothers Joseph K. Jr. and Claude K.; and sisters Leona L. Prudhomme, Eunice U. Simpson, Leatrice L. Johnson, Selene K. Kaipo and Lois K. Nichols. Memorial services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Hope W. Metzger, 80, of Honolulu, a retired lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army, died Monday in Tripler Army Medical Center. She was born in Missouri. She is survived by husband Ralph and sister Roberta Tucker. Graveside services: 1 p.m. tomorrow at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Memorial services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Aiea United Methodist Church. No flowers. Donations suggested to Aiea United Methodist Church.

Margaret "Peg" Mikaelian, 80, of Honolulu died Monday. She was born in Accrington, England. She is survived by husband D.L. "Mick." Private services. Donations suggested to the American Lung Society.

Morito "Morgan" Miyose, 75, of Kona, Hawaii, a retired air traffic controller with the Federal Aviation Administration at Keahole and Honolulu airports, died Friday in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Morris S. and Dave, daughter Carol Chung, mother of his children Kimiyo, brother Chirio, sisters Yasuno Sugamoto and Miyeko Miyose and three grandsons. Services: 5 p.m. tomorrow at Kona Daifukuji Soto Mission in Honalo. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Manuel "Mike" Ornellas, 85, of Honolulu, a retired executive director of finance at Pearl Harbor, died Monday in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lydia, daughter Yvonne, brother George, sisters Angeline Malterre and Matilda Pacheco and a grandchild. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Pius X Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers.

Alice C. Preuett, 80, of Honolulu, a real estate agent, died last Thursday in Honolulu. She was also owner/operator of "The Lady Bug" store in the old Pioneer Inn in Lahaina. She was born in Kansas. She is survived by husband Fred, daughter Deanna Wander and two grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No donations.

Ray Y. Shimabuku, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Vector Control supervisor for the state Department of Health, died Sunday in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife June M.; sons Ross Y. and Lou N.; daughter Fay E.; brother Yusei; sisters Janet Takaoka, Sally Ono, Lillian Motonaga and Rose Yamashiro, and three grandchildren. Memorial services: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Thomas I. "Tommy" Tamashiro, 76, of Honolulu, a retired building contractor, died last Thursday. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by brother Charles and sisters Tsuruko Soken and Haruko Tamashiro. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Karl Von Mussler, 73, of Waialua, a retired heavy equipment operator at Waialua Sugar Plantation, died Aug. 21 at home. He was born in Florence, N.J. He is survived by wife Venise N. and sisters Ida Pernock and Beatrice Ems. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waialua Ward. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Laie Cemetery. Sunday best attire.

Hatsu Yamasaki, 99, of Mountain View, Hawaii, died Monday in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Japan. She is survived by sons Hatsuo and Stanley; daughters Itsue and Hanae Yamasaki, Kiyomi Takeuchi, Tachiko "Pat" Aoyagi and Ella Sueda, and 16 grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Kathryn S. Yamasaki-Canady, 39, of Honolulu is also survived by brother Seth Kaikainahaole and sister Heather Medeiros. Additional information for an obituary published yesterday provided by the mortuary.

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