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Friday, September 15, 2000

Sui Lun Chee, 87, of Paia, Maui, a retired finance clerk with the County of Maui, died yesterday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Paia. He is survived by wife Patricia, daughter Suellen Nakao and brothers K.U. and Au Hong. Services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Lunch to follow. Private burial. Casual attire. No flowers.

Abraham C.K. Chong, 82, of Honolulu, who retired from Precision Industries, died Aug. 5 in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Clay, daughters Sharilyn and Sheila, brother Fred and sister Betty Wong. Private services.

Gerald E. Dickenson, 65, of Honolulu died Monday. He was born in Dunkirk, N.Y. He is survived by wife Kyong Cha "Patti"; sons Gerald "Jerry" Jr., Jonathan and Patrick; daughters Kelly Sneddon and Shelby Dickenson; brothers Michael and John; and four grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

Kameno Fujioka, 97, of Kahului died Saturday at home. She was born in Hiroshima, Japan. She is survived by children Clara Finn, Myrna Nakamura and Robert, Harry, James, Randolph and Irving Fujioka, 23 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and a great-great-granddaughter. Private services.

Garton I. "Hiro" Hirotsu, 66, of Waipahu died Aug. 30 in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by brothers Harry H., Richard T. and Alton Y. and sisters Diana S. Herrst, Sharon F. Fujioka, Evelyn M.H. Niino and Charlotte H. Matsuda. Private services. Inurnment held.

Toshito Itamura, 77, of Haliimaile, Maui, a retired machinist from Maui Land & Pine Co., died Wednesday under hospice care. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Mitsuko; sons Melvin, Nolan, John and Alfred; brother Richard; and sister Yoshiko Yoshimi. Services: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Nakamura Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Helen C. Lane, 80, of Honolulu died Monday in Kaiser Moanalua Medical Center. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by son Carey Jr.; brothers George, Harold and Walter Chang; sisters Julia Chung, Rose Kim, Marge Macfarland and Roberta Chang; and two grandchildren. Private services.

William H.T. Leu, 68, of Honolulu, a retired United Airlines electrician, died Sunday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Elsie L.T., brothers Donald and Herbert and sister Linda Romans. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Leona L. Lindow, 50, of Honolulu died Sept. 7 in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Boston. She is survived by son Roque, mother Catherine, brother James and a grandson. Memorial services: 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the First Assembly of God Church Red Hill. Donations suggested to National Kidney Foundation of Hawaii, 1314 S. King St., Suite 305, Honolulu 96814. Casual attire.

George Y. Oda, 61, of Honolulu, a retired federal technical specialist, died Sept. 5. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Kendall, daughter Laureen, father James and sisters June Yoshimura and Ruth Miyashiro. Private services.

Simone Oupraxay, 86, of Kahuku died Tuesday in Kahuku Hospital. She was born in Laos. She is survived by sons Sirisawath Buddavong and Sipha and Jackie Ouanesisouk; daughters Nancy Oupraxay and Dana Sourinthone; and grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Laotian Buddhist services: 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Cremation to follow.

Olivia P. Pereira, 84, of Mililani, a former "nanny" at the Hawaii Child Care Center in Waipahu, died Monday in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughter Kathleen Yvonne Vogt, sisters Mildred Martin and Agnes Gaylord; brothers Edward Paresa and Gilbert Paresa; two grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Services: Noon Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Theodore A. Petransky, 74, of Honolulu, an artist, died Wednesday in Honolulu. He was born in New Jersey. He is survived by sisters Cassie Sek, Joan Dittrich and Lee Kulakowski and brothers William and Edward. Private services.

Wallace R. Sanada, 43, of Honolulu died Monday in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Beverly R. Shimabukuro. Memorial services: 4 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Cheerful attire. No flowers.

Ryan T. Sato, 43, of Waipahu, a budget analyst for the Department of Defense at Fort Shafter, died Thursday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Soon Ja and brothers Dave R. and Gary S. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.

Fumio Tamori, 89, of Kahului, a retired mechanic with Haleakala Motors, died yesterday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on Maui. He is survived by wife Hatsue, son Andrew, daughters Thelma Kushimi and Ethel Yogi, sister Yukie Hirata, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Sunday at Nakamura Mortuary. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

Nobuo "George" Tsuda, 83, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed auto mechanic, dba Sure Fix Repair Shop, died Monday in Straub Clinic and Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mildred; sons Milton and Melvyn; brother Dr. Thomas; sisters Dorothy Okuna, Lillian Ota and June Aoyagi; and two grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5. Casual attire. No flowers.

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