Lee Ann K. Apao, 43, of Kohala, Hawaii, a housekeeper at Kahua Ranch, died Sunday in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Misty K.L.O. Apao Santiago and Gayla K.K. Apao; father of these daughters Keola; daughter Annacleta C. Magalianes; sons Glenn M. "Bubba" and Dillon S.L. Magalianes; father of these children Glenn Magalianes; mother Eleanor Kia; brothers Tracy Peters and Werner Kia; sisters Charmaine Padeken, Joreen Murayama, Josephine Holokahi, Charlotte Kia Savea, Reloynne Villiarimo, Lori Hing and Patricia Kia; companion Destry Paulos; and a granddaughter. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at New Hope Christian Fellowship in Waimea, Hawaii. Call after 9:30 a.m. Casual or aloha attire.
Linda S. Barnes, 45, of Kailua, a registered nurse at Queen's Medical Center, died Sunday in Kailua. She was born in Grand Rapids, Mich. She is survived by daughter Jessica Ocalvey-Barnes, parents Robert and Shirley, and sisters Claudia E. Barnes and Janet L. Sarb. Memorial services: 5:30 p.m. tomorrow at Kailua Beach Park, near the boat ramp.
Yung Soo Byun, 69, of Honolulu, a retired publisher for Oriental Life, died Wednesday at home. Born in Korea. Survived by sons David and Timothy, daughter Yunja, brother Ho Soo, sister In Jae Gilbert and four grandchildren. Mass: 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church, Wilder Avenue. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Louisa C.S. "Dollar Grandma" Escobido, 93, of Waipahu died Sept. 15 in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Bohol, the Philippines. She is survived by sons Domingo, Mert, Joseph and Season Servantes; daughters Donatillia "Donna" Baroman and Rosetta Ligsay; stepsons Hilarion, Ponciano and James; stepdaughters Elizabeth and Magdalina; sister Rosario Tayros; 26 grandchildren; 53 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and a great-great-great-grandchild. Wake services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Casual attire.
Annie F. Fernandez, 75, of Aiea died Tuesday in Kaiser Moanalua Medical Center. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Cissy Abreu and Pam Phillips, sons Richard and Joe, sister Lillian Dell, brothers John Haili and Abraham Flores, five grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and hanai sons and daughters. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Committal services: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Edward Freitas, 75, of Waipahu died Sept. 19 in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Darroll E.; daughters Barbara J. Comilang and Roxanne Bulac; brothers Walter, Gilbert and Melvin; and eight grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Doris L.S. MacPherson, 90, of Honolulu died Tuesday in Honolulu. She is survived by children Don and Richardson MacPherson and Sandra Peterson, sister Francis Fox, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Elvira D.L. McCarthy, 72, of Kaneohe, a retired vendor, died Sept. 22 in Kailua. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons John, James, Edward Paul and Kirk; brothers Ernest and Edwin De Luz; sisters Violet Fenley and Adeline Ifuki; and three grandchildren. Services: 11:15 a.m Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow. Aloha attire.
Lydia Noa, 74, of Nanakuli died Sept. 18 in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Mike Pilialoha and Joseph, Amana and Charles Noa; daughters Sharon Aipoalani, Louisiana Hatchett, Debra Kaeo, Victoria and Alice Noa and Judy Maielua; brothers Noble, Christian, Dennis and Norman Pilialoha; sisters Mae Kahae and Katherine Barrett; 30 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Soon Young Oh, 70, of Honolulu, a retired Chateau Rachael sales clerk, died yesterday in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Seoul. She is survived by son Sang Kyu Kang, daughter Celia I.B. and three grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Aloha attire.
Frederico Orio, 75, of Hilo, a maintenance supervisor for the University of Hawaii at Hilo, died Thursday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Florencia; daughters Grace Parmeley, Florence Hickcox and Maureen O'Rear; son Frederico Jr.; sisters Rosita Benevides and Patsy Lizardo; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Wake services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call from 10 a.m. to noon. Burial: Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.
Robert B. "Patch" Patcho, 46, of Waianae, an employee at Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center, died Sept. 21 in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by wife Yvonne Phillips-Patcho; son Robert Jr.; stepsons Carl Phillips and Spencer Puha; daughters Robin Kelii and Natsha Boteilho; stepdaughters Carla Phillips and Pattie Ann Puha; brothers Paul, Albert and Raymond Patcho and Stanford Puahi; sisters Rosemarie "Nina" Patcho, AnnieJane Carlson, Debra Aguilar, Darlene Patcho and Sandra "Dukie" Puahi; and a granddaughter. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.
Harold L. Ringel, 92, of Honolulu died yesterday in Pohai Nani Nursing Home. He was born in New York. He is survived by wife Ida E., daughters Harriet Berson and Lila Silverman and six grandchildren. Burial in New York. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Monday at Temple Emmanuel in Honolulu.
Leatrice H. "Kimura" Takamura, 85, of Kahuku, a retired cook and custodian from Kahuku High and Elementary School, died Tuesday in Honolulu. She was born in Kekaha, Kauai. She is survived by sons Roy K. and Arthur Y. Kimura and Eric S. Takamura; daughters Gertrude S. Hirohata and Gail M. Danuser; sisters Charlene T. Mitsuda, Marion S. Hosoda and Elaine K. Yamasaki; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Buddhist services: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Private inurnment.
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