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Thursday, January 25, 2001

Ewa Villages defendant
Lauahi dead at 74


Florence O. Aque, 62, of Kalihi died Sunday in Wahiawa General Hospital. She is survived by sons Larry, George and Mefflin Ondayog and Haki and Joey Aque; daughters Martha Ondayog, Ellen Turk, Darlene Farmer and Terry Uyehara; brothers George and Ronald Ondayog and Marcus Acosta; sisters Matilda Tamarra, Terry McKee and Candy Nakagawa; stepfather Juan Rezonable; companion Patricio Jr., 36 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Jonathan S.Y. Cheng, 70, of Honolulu, president of Jonathan Cheng Realty Inc., died Jan. 16 in Kaiser Foundation Hospital. He was born in Shanghai, China. He is survived by former wife Carol; sons Michael, David and Byron; daughters Lynda Hayashi and Christine Cheng; brothers Francis, Richard and Johnson; sisters Irene Pan, Julia Tien and Evelina Fung, and three grandchildren. Services held.

Janet M.L. Chun, 84, of Waianae died Jan. 11 in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Hubert S.B., Lowell S.T., Leonard S.H., John S.K., Glenn S.C. and Jeffrey S.W.; daughter Mary S.K.; brother Lawrence Tom; sisters Ellen Kam and Virginia Lee, 12 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. No services.

Justina Delos Santos "Tinang" Fiesta, 86, of Waipahu died Jan. 10 in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughter Araceli "Sally" Respicio, four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Miriam Kanahele, 77, of Ewa Beach died Jan. 15 in Tripler Army Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Roy Combs; sons Louis "Biggie," Herbert and Hamilton Castro and James "Kimo" Kanahele; daughters Kuulei Kauanoe, Muggins Domogsac, Joann Lee and Grace Akana; brothers Charles, John, James and David Brede; sister Clara Hayselden, 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

Jason G. Kerr, 29, formerly of Maui and Guam, a security guard for Hyatt Hotel in Guam, died Sunday in Guam Memorial Hospital. He was born on Guam. He is survived by father Robert; mother Julie Reyes; son Jason G. Jr.; daughters Shenna D., Janey, Julie and Michelle; brothers Bobby and Herman, and sisters Tracy Rameriz, Stacy Olivar, Rosa Conales, Evelyn Aquliar, Stacy Conales and Mary, Crystal and Debbie Kerr. Services on Guam.

Mitsue S. Kitabayashi, 79, of Kapaa, Kauai died Tuesday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Kenneth and Alan; brother Sazuku Sakata; sisters Hatsume Shimamoto, Hazel Nakashima and Jeanette Oishi, and five grandchildren. Private services.

Suteko Kitada, 84, of Makawao, Maui, died Tuesday at home. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by son Wilfred; daughters Ethel Hotema and Lorraine Takaoka; sister Toshiko Shon, and five grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 3:30 p.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Una McDonald Lambert, formerly of Koloa, Kauai died Dec. 27 in Las Vegas. She was born in Kodiak, Alaska. She is survived by sisters Bobette McDonald and 'Iolani Ikehara, and sons Terry and Ryan Stone. Private services.

Joseph J. Littlefield, 70, of Sun Lakes, Ariz., a retired customer engineer and field manager for IBM, died Dec. 16 in San Diego. He was born in Byron, Wyo. He is survived by wife Joce; daughters Carma Kenyon and Claudia Perkins; sons Joseph R. of Honolulu and Brian Littlefield; brothers Robert and Jerry; sister Betty Long, and seven grandchildren. Services held. Donations suggested to the American Heart Association.

Filomena V. Magaoay, 62, of Lanai City is also survived by father Marcos Valite. The mortuary provided additional information for an obituary published yesterday.

Jerry T. Nakaya, 49, of Honolulu, a meat supervisor and seafood buyer for Times Super Market, died Saturday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Tsukie and brother Elmer T. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

George Nakayama, 56, of Keaau, Hawaii, a highway construction and maintenance superintendent at the state Department of Transportation for Hawaii, died Monday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Dale; sons Jason and Kevin; mother Haruyo; brother Gilbert; sister Marjorie Fergerstrom, and a granddaughter. Services over the ashes: 4 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Edward M. Okafuji, 85, of Olinda, Maui, who retired from Maui Land and Pineapple Co., died Tuesday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Spreckelsville, Maui. He is survived by children Winifred Perkins, Edgar and Mitchell Okafuji, Frances Wakefield and Rebecca Cabanilla; brother Sadao; sister Chiyoko; 15 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Services: 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary. Casual attire.

Michael M. Paine, 58, died Jan. 14 in Castle Medical Center. He is survived by sisters Kate, Abbie Murray and Susan Landry. Services will be at a later date. No flowers or monetary gifts. Donations are suggested to the Foodbasket at 735-2918.

Initasi Posini, 43, of Mililani died Friday at home. He was born in Western Samoa. He is survived by wife Malo L.; sons Calvin F. Posini and Timothy I. Collier; daughters Valentina K. and Shannon S.; brothers Iosia and Faresa Evile and Fatuouso Posini; sisters Mareta Fetu, Teuila E. Ieriko and Matautu E. Lemafa, and a grandson. Services: 5 p.m. Sunday at the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Call after 4 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park.

Higino Rivera, 87, of Los Angeles, a retired laborer with Pacific Construction Co., died Jan. 16 in Los Angeles. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by son Alejandro; daughters Guadalupe Pascua, Erlinda Collins and Bella Asuncion; brothers Dominador and Jorge; sisters Maria C. Villanueva and Angeles Aceret, 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Rosary: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Monday at St. John Apostle and Evangelist Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Harry Y. Sugai, 64, of Honolulu, a retired baker, died Jan. 8 in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by brothers Kenneth Y., Torao and Genkichi, and sister Mildred M. Nakasone. Private services.

Richard M. Tamanaha, 59, died Jan. 1 in Las Vegas. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by sons Richard Jr. and Jamie; daughter Naomi Ing; brother Roy, and seven grandchildren. Memorial services: 3 p.m. Saturday at International Christian Church, 2322 Kanealii Ave.

Charles R. "Bobby" Tasker, 47, of Kailua died Monday in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Kitzmiller, Md. He is survived by wife Annette E.; son Chase K.J.; brothers Richard, Steven R. and Jerry D., and sister Cheryl L. Guynn. Services: 12:30 p.m. tomorrow at First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Hwy. Call after noon. Committal services: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery with military honors.

Raymond Victor, 84, of Honolulu is survived by daughter Pearllette Simao. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published Tuesday.

Frank C. Watanabe, 80, died Dec. 15 in Straub Hospital. He was born in Seattle. He is survived by daughters Lori Watanabe Saginaw and Wendy Watanabe; sister Mary Mon Toy, and two grandsons. Private services.

Donna M. Wycoski, 45, of Wahiawa died Jan. 7 at home. She was born in Pennsylvania. She is survived by father Louis and brother Eugene. Services held.

Harold "Yama" Yamamoto, 54, of Pearl City, an employee at Swissport Inc., died Friday in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Ryan K.; parents Richard Sei and Tamaye; and brothers and sisters Merle M. Phelps and Ada S., Roy, Beverly T. and Allen Yamamoto. Services: 6:15 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Commital services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veteran's Cemetery. Casual attire.

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