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Friday, December 1, 2000

Surgeon Paul Gebauer
Racer Tetta Richert
Broadcaster Robert Loew

Blanche K. Ako, 77, of Kauai is survived by sister Elizabeth Ako. Incorrect information was published in an obituary Wednesday.

Ricardo Y. Flores, 74, of Honolulu died Nov. 18 in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived wife Rosa B.; sons Gil P., Ricardo Jr., Rodel and Nelson; daughters Elizabeth Flores Watling, Hilda Flores Labaro and Riza Flores; sisters Salud Santua, Mercedes Flores Garcia, Betty Flores Andrade and Amelia Guerrero, 32 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Mass: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Burial in the Philippines. Casual attire. No flowers.

Isaac K. "Ike" Kapua, 54, of Haleiwa will be remembered in private services. He was killed by a car Monday in Haleiwa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Patricia; sons Joseph and Jay Vieira; sisters Gloria Fuga, Valerie Kapua and Emma S. Avery; brother Edward, and two grandchildren.

Teruo Kawamoto, 80, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a Hilo Coast Processing Co.retiree, died Nov. 22 in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Papaikou. He is survived by wife Kirino; sons Earl and Curtis; daughter Wendy, and sisters Hanayo Tanouye and Chiyoko Ebesuno. Private services.

Fujie Kudo, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Liberty House marker, died Tuesday in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Charles; sons Creighton, Benjamin and Franklin; daughter Charlotte Nakanishi; brother Hiroshi "George" Hayakawa; sister Umeko Fujii, and six grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Congregational Church. Call after 5 p.m.

Kwae Do Kwak, 89, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed wholesale grocer in Korea, died Thursday in Honolulu. He was born in Korea. He is survived by wife Kum Soon; sons Tae Sung In Sik, Tae Cho, Tae Soo, Tae Im, Tae Nyo and Tae Wan Kwak, and daughters Sim Jung, Park In and Chang Duk Cho. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Clifford A. Machado, 46, of Honolulu, an Oahu Transit Service diesel mechanic, died Nov. 20. He is survived by wife Stephanie; stepson Leon Sylva; stepdaughter Lalenya Sagisi; mother Victoria; brother Dale, and a granddaughter. Memorial Mass: 8 p.m. Tuesday at Blessed Sacrament Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m.

Forrest "Frosty" Mattox, 84, of Cory, Ind., died Tuesday in the Veterans Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born in Centerpoint. He is survived by wife Hester H.; daughters Melanie Naim and Marlene Mattox; stepchildren Peggy Chang, Eugene Mattox Jr. and Marlene N. Mattox Primacio, four grandchildren, five stepgrandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services in Indiana.

Ayako Nakamoto, 80, of Lahaina, Maui, a food worker at Ocean House Restaurant, died Wednesday in Hale Makua. She was born on Maui. She is survived by sons Don, Leslie and Stanley; brothers Giichi and Takeo Suemori; sister Sumiko Hashiro, and three grandchildren. Memorial services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Lahaina Jodo Mission. Casual attire. No flowers.

Misao Noda, 94, of Mililani died Nov. 24 in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. She was born in Fukuoka, Japan. She is survived by daughters Miyuki Puckett and Hiroko Contreras, six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire.

Ian K. Pezel, 27, of Honolulu, a banquet porter at the Ilikai Hotel, will be remembered in a program at 11 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. He drowned off Sandy Beach Nov. 23. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Richard K.; mother Jan Bailey-Yoshino; stepfather Harvey Yoshino; brothers Jordan P. Pezel and Jonathan K.B. Yoshino; sister Erika K., and grandparents Ed and Tomi Bailey, Alice Carrick, Nick and Pauline Pezel, and Harry and Annie Yoshino.

Trini Lynn B. Schoener, 18, of Wailuku, Maui, a counter helper for Haagen-Dazs Shop in Lahaina, will be remembered in services at 11 a.m. Monday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Maui Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. She died in a auto accident Sunday. She was born in Wailuku, Maui. She is survived by parents Paul and Karen; brother Gregory Efhan; sister Cynthia Clark, and grandfather Maximo Efhan.

Richard D. Smedley, 46, of Hoffman Estates, Ill., and formerly of Honolulu died Nov. 25 in St. Alexius Medical Center, Ill. He was born in Indianapolis. He is survived by mother Rosemarie; brothers Bill, David, Johnny, Jim and Bob, and sister Betty Miller. Services on the mainland. Memorials suggested to the University of Hawaii History Department, 2530 Dole St., Sakamaki Hall A203, Honolulu, HI 96822-2383, or The Ronald McDonald House.

Margaret L. Souza, 78, of Kailua died Tuesday in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Frank; sons Reginald, Leonard and Ronald; daughters Sheryl Yamashiro, Elsa Luning and Kathleen Souza; brothers David, Lionel and Raymond Gonsalves and Frank Jordan; sisters Rita Eddy, Helen Carrillo and Lorraine Clement, seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Mass: 10:45 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony's Church in Kailua. Call after 9 a.m. Entombment: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Pajita U. Taculog, also known as "Pat" or "Pajing," 76, of Mililani died Nov. 22. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by son Lester and brothers Leopoldo and Leonardo Ugalde. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Prayer services: 9 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Robert K. Tando, 72, a retired printer, of Albuquerque, N.M. and formerly of Chicago and Hawaii died Nov. 4 at home. He is survived by wife Betty; daughter Susan Nelson; sons Dennis and David; sister Harriet Tanabe; brothers Toshimasa, Tsutomu and Herbert, and nine grandchildren. Memorial services: 2 p.m. Dec. 9 at Manoa Valley Church. Casual attire. No flowers.

Justice Keikilani Toledo, infant son of Lauralaine Puaoi and Barney Toledo, died Nov. 21 in Honolulu. He is also survived by brother Kasey Puaoi; sisters Elizabeth and Jessi Puaoi, and grandparents Lorraine Puaoi, Rubin Tabilangan and Lillian and Rudi Toledo. Private services.

Don M. Yagami, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Army sergeant, died Nov. 17 at home. He was born in Lahaina, Maui. He is survived by wife Eileen S.; son Jay; daughters Pearl N. Chan and Vee J. Mizo; sisters Michie Kosaka and Mildred Wilson, and four grandchildren. Private services.

Sadako Yamada, 83, of Lahaina, Maui died Wednesday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Lahaina, Maui. She is survived by sons Abraham and Roy; daughters Victoria Anbe and Dorothy Takizawa; brother Taiji Murakami; sisters Fumie Akagi and Shizuka Yoshihara, 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. tomorrow at Lahaina Hongwanji Mission. Inurnment: 2:30 p.m. Monday at Maui Memorial Park.

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Hawaii Newspaper Index online for older obituaries at:
The index, which goes back several decades,
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