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Thursday, September 14, 2000

Thomas E. Abrums, 90, of Honolulu, a retired English professor for the University of Hawaii, died Aug. 29 in Honolulu. He was born in Trinidad, Colo. He is survived by a sister. No services.

Zosimo Alcordo, 94, of Lanai City, a field laborer, died Monday at home. He was born in Cebu, the Philippines. He is survived by guardians Pedro and Ana Tolentino. Prayer services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Lanai ILWU Hall. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Lanai ILWU Hall. Burial: Lanai City Cemetery.

Thomas T. Arita, 64, of Honolulu, a retired welder at Pearl Naval Shipyard Shop No. 26, died Friday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Charlene, son Marc R., daughters Denise Bagasol and Jodi Arita-King, brother Richard, sisters Doris Higashi and Jane Suzuki and a grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at First Assembly of God Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

Llewellyn D.C. "Naro" Bio, 24, of Kahului died Monday at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by mother Efigenia P. Cabebe; father Vivencio B.; brothers Elmer C., Glenn P.C., Edward M.C. and Vivencio Ben Jr.; sister Laura M.; stepfather Luis F. Lopez; foster brother Henry L. Freitas; stepbrother Adrian B.; and adopted parents Urbano and Marcela. Prayer services: 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at St. Ann's Church. Call from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Makawao Cemetery. Casual attire.

William C. Carlstrom Jr., also known as Reuben Bakken, 56, of Minneapolis died Sept. 6. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rose, parents William and Mildred and brother John. Services and burial on the mainland.

Chik Sun Chau, 65, of Palolo, a retired fish market owner of Oahu Market, died Monday at home. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Alice; sons Eddie, William and Jimmy; brothers Tat Sun; and sisters Ying Cheong Cheung and Shun Tai Wong. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Evangelina Cosare, infant daughter of Clint and Ruth Cosare of Waikoloa, Hawaii, died Sept. 2. She is also survived by brothers Robby Failing and Howard Cosare, sister Marisa Failing, and grandmothers Emma Cosare and Erwine Akau. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Waimea Mormon Church Cemetery. Burial to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Alfred "Rico" Cruz, 76, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired harvesting supervisor for the former Puna Sugar Plantation, died Monday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Clifton Harris and Randall "Chuchu" Cruz; daughters Marie Imade and Dorothy Cruz; brother Henry; sisters Louisa Paranial, Evengeline Rodrigues and Elizabeth Persing, 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 11:30 a.m. Burial: Alae Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Hiroki Imamura, 82, of Kekaha, Kauai, a retired welder for Kekaha Sugar Co., died Friday in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by sons Gordon D. Harada and Dennis T. Imamura; daughters Shirley M. Steed, Arleen A. Santos and Fay A. Lazzareschi; brother Yoshiharu; sisters Takako Ogata and Nobuko Okamoto, and 17 grandchildren. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Higashi Hongwanji Church in Waimea, Kauai. Inurnment: Kauai Memorial Gardens.

Thomas A. Jones, 104, of Waipahu, a retired division engineer with the Bureau of Public Roads, died Thursday in Queen's Medical Center. He also served in World War I in France and was the oldest living member of Veterans of Foreign Wars in Hawaii. He was born in Ogden, Utah. He is survived by son Thomas A. Jones Jr., daughter Susanna L. Jones-Hart and a granddaughter. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Ephraim E. "Moosy Pop's" Kaleiohi Jr. II, 72, of Anahola, Kauai, a retired security guard with Hawaii Protective Association, died Monday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corp. He was born in Kapaa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Roberta; sons Ephraim E. III and Edward K. Kaleiohi and Job K. Kane; daughters Glorietta Kaleiohi-Val Paulo, G'Nell V. Remigio, Mitzie Kaleiohi Iocabus Marlik, Tanaia and Corina Kaleiohi and Olandra Kaleiohi-Momi Kailoa; brothers Samuel, Abraham, Edward, Theodore, Roberta and Joseph; sisters Evangeline Evans, Winifred Cummings, Evelyn Reis, Phylis Goias and Daisy Kaleiohi; hanai sons Peter Lopez and Kingsley Guillen; hanai daughter Yukie-Lyn DeSilva, 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at First Hawaiian Church. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.

Juliann Y. Kawaguchi, infant daughter of Devinna Ann K. Winchester of Pearl City, died Monday. She is also survived by grandparents Dean and Debra, and great-grandparents Noboru and Janet. Private services.

Matsusaburo "Lindy" Kunishima, 85, of Haleiwa, a retired city employee, died Monday in Aiea. He was born in Kalaoa, Hawaii. He is survived by son Lindy M. Jr., daughters Linda T. Tyler and Nancy S. Kunishima, sister Nobu Inouye, two grandsons and three great-granddaughters. Memorial services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.

Amelia Laufolau, 75, of Haleiwa died Friday in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Tonga. She is survived by sons Timote and Semisi Houma, daughter Amelia Fifita, brothers Sione and Tali Houma, and 12 grandchildren. Call from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahuku Third Ward. Call from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Burial: Laie Cemetery.

Agnes Ann Leong, 87, of Kailua, a retired executive secretary, died Sunday in Kailua. She was born in Japan. She is survived by sisters Mildred Kaulukukui, Harriet Ann Liu and Nancy Rego; and brothers Tommy and Samuel. Graveside services: 1 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii.

Gordon Loiselle Jr., 46, of Coyote Canyon, N.M., formerly of Hawaii, died Friday. He was born in Pawtucket, R.I. He is survived by wife Leona; sons Gordon and Joshua; daughter Nazon; mother Evelyn Rummery; brothers Gary and Brian; and sisters Donna Cabral, Sharon Coyle and Charlene Rummery. Services on the mainland.

Mary B. Lucas, 96, of Honolulu, a retired teacher, died Sept. 5 in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Niulii, Kohala. She is survived by daughters Gladys Akina and Hilda Donnelly, hanai son Melvin Rodenhurst, brothers Albert and Karl Bader, sister Sadie Rodenhurst, seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Andrew's Cathedral. Burial: Oahu Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Roberto D. Mateo, 88, of Honolulu, a retired cook for Columbia Inn and Holiday Inn, died Aug. 31 in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Laoag City, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Maria Paz; sons Richard, Benny and Frederick; daughters Christy Encarnacion and Delia Mateo; stepsons Rodolfo, June, Melchor, Dominador and Alfredo Adviento; stepdaughter Adorina Jorge, five grandchildren and 17 stepgrandchildren. Wake services: 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Oahu Cemetery.

Ronald D. Olmsted, 63, of Honolulu, a hospital administrator, died Sept. 3 in Kaiser Hospital. He is survived by son Craig W. and two grandchildren. Private services.

Colton K. Rios, infant son of Phillip and Marcie Rios of Waipahu died Saturday. He is also survived by grandparents David and Cynthia Rios and Clayton and Kay Yoshida; and brother Sagan.Memorial services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.

Franklin K. Rowland, 29, of Kapaa, Kauai, a groundskeeper for Tree Trimmer Allied Maintenance, died last Thursday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Jaron; mother Leal Benringer; brothers Ian "Hoku" Rowland and James and Sean Carvalho; grandmother Milly Alana; and sister Ixchel Carvalho. Memorial services: 9 a.m. Sept. 23 at Lydgate Beach Park. Casual or aloha attire.

Mary Ann I. Sera-Sumida, 61, of Pasadena, Texas, died Aug. 31 in Pasadena, Texas. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by husband Dennis Sumida; sons Joseph, Stephen and Wendell Awai; daughter Sharon Awai; brothers George and Jerome Sera; sisters Susanne Takamiya and Josephine Kitani, and two granddaughters. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony Church, Wailuku. Call after 10 a.m. Lunch: Dani's.

Eleanor H. Shibata, 88, of Honolulu died Sept. 3 in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Pearl City. She is survived by daughters Pauline Paulino and Alice Lam, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

Wilfred W. Staring, 80, of Hawaii Kai will be remembered in a gathering 1-3 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Great Outdoors in Hawaii Kai. Call 395-0145 for information. Incorrect information for an obituary published Tuesday provided by the mortuary.

Miyo Sugimura, 76, of Kahului, a retired clerk for HC&S, died Tuesday in Hale Makua. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by sisters Tatsu Hedani and Alice Sugimura. Call after 3 p.m. Saturday at Makawao Hongwanji Mission Church. In lieu of flowers and monetary donations, memorial donations suggested to Maui Memorial Medical Center Foundation or Hale Makua, Kahului.

Shinji Takahashi, 80, of Aiea died Aug. 27 in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Masami and sister Violet U. Bakke. Private services.

Annie K. Yamasaka, 63, died Saturday in Gardena, Calif. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband Robert T.; sons Steven, Gary and Wayne; brothers Hideo, Yoshio, Akio, Sumio and Masaru Asato; and sisters Alice Yamaguchi and Esther Hashimoto. Services on the mainland.

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