Earle E. Aku, 70, of California, formerly of Kaneohe, a retired Honolulu Police Department sergeant and investigator, died Feb. 10 in San Leandro, Calif. He is survived by wife Margaret; son Enoka; daughters Puna A. Welle and Keiki Aku; mother Minnie Aku-Perriera; sisters Jeannette Camara and Suzanne McCallister; stepsons John, Alfred and Ronald Sanchez; stepdaughter Carole Espinoza; 18 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at St. John Vianney Church in Kailua. Call after 10 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m., National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.
Alice H. Au, 76, of Honolulu died Feb. 3 in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Dyke, brothers Richard and Edwin Higa and sisters Beatrice Weiser, Shigeko Oshiro, Eiko Nishikawa and Thelma Villanueva. Services held.
Raynette L. Calleon, 54, of Honolulu, an employee of Wagner & Wagner Property Management, died Friday at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Stacie, son Todd, mother Hazel Andrade and two grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Stephen's Catholic Church in Nuuanu. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Noon, Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Blanche G. Cook, 89, of Honolulu died Thursday in Queen's Medical Center. She was born on Maui. She is survived by daughter Antoinette Peris, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services to be held.
Julian "Jay" Field, 68, of Honolulu, a U.S. Customs inspector, died Thursday in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Germany. He is survived by wife Emiko; sons Richard, Michael and Kenneth; and five grandchildren. Memorial service: 9:15 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Inurnment to follow at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
Gregoria C. Gamayon, 104, of Waipahu died Feb. 9 in the Pearl City Nursing Home. She was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by son Vincente; daughters Alejandra Ignacio, Loretta V. Akina and Esperanza G. Tingkang; 30 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; and 25 great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church in Waipahu. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Yotaro Kakazu, 86, of Honolulu, a retired mechanic, died Feb. 8 in the Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by sons Stephen T. and Owen K. and brother Seikichi. Private services held.
Walter T.S. Kim, 77, of Garden Grove, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, a federal retiree, died Feb. 10 in California. He was a U.S. Army veteran who served during WWII. He is survived by sons Jeffrey, Jason and Jerome; sisters Dorothy Rudie and Nancy Omori; brothers Andrew Kim and Abraham Lagondino; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Service: Noon Thursday at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 45 N. Judd St. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m., National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.
Jaime H. Sanchez, 44, of Ewa Beach, a solo spray driver for Dole Pineapple Plantation, died Feb. 3 in St. Francis-West Hospital. He was born in Kaunakakai, Molokai. He is survived by wife Ermilyn, sons Jaime Jr. and Mitchell, mother Elena and sister Estrelita Sumang. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary, call after 6 p.m.; and 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph's Church, call after 9 a.m. Burial: Noon Saturday, Valley of the Temples.
Charles K. "Chubby" Winchester, 69, of Mililani, died Wednesday in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lani; son Michael "Kai"; daughters Laura Kama and Penny Kamahiai; brothers Lono, Bunny, Buzzy, Joey and Waddy; sister Nicky Asing; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Memorial service: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Casual attire.
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