Tuesday, April 10, 2001

Alice Masako Arakaki, 73, of Mililani, died April 1. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Kazumi; sons George, Garrick and Gordon; daughters Cynthia Fukuda and Sharon Mendoza; brothers Arthur and Richard Takahashi; sister Mary Honda; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

May L. "Baby" Arriba, 47, of Lancaster, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, died April 2 in Lancaster. She was born in Cebu, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Cecil G.; daughters Cecilane G., Chandelle C.H., Celeste and Chrystal; parents Luna and Marciana Zulueta; sisters Pikake Enos and Novie Vehemente; brothers Stehen "Butch," Junior and Ceasar Zulueta; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Call again from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Andrew Asagra, 73, of Waianae, a fisherman, died March 25 in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Meta, Melanie, Melissa, Mignon, Monique, Morae, Ginger and Yolanda; sons Dooley, Stanford, Tony, Alan, Lohe and Lawrence; brother Manuel Borges; sister Anella Hurley; grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Memorial gathering and scattering of ashes: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Kaiona Beach Park, Waimanalo.

Sulpicio Maguslog Balgos, 88, of Omao, Kauai, a papaya farmer, died Thursday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Oscar, Rizal and Larry; daughters Carlina Iglesia and Nora Morata; 28 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary Chapel in Koloa. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Kapaa Public Cemetery. Casual or aloha attire.

Florentino Bataya, 82, of Waianae; was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by sister Rosaline Navarro. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published Friday.

Rodney Paul Cuthbert, 57, of One Alii, Molokai, died Wednesday in Molokai. He was born in Erie, Pa. He is survived by daughter Lianne Henley and three sisters. Scattering of ashes at a later date.

Benjamin Nakea Dunn, also known as Ben Dung, 80, of Honolulu, a retired car salesman, died March 30 in Honolulu. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by children Dennis, Harrison, Ronald and Laura Dunn and Ellenjane Ramler; brothers Wilfred and David; sisters Elsie "Pio" Pendergraft, Mabel Derks and Dorothy Pacheco; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 11:15 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Antonio Sablas Geolina Jr., 63, of Ewa, an administrator of Royalty Enterprises & Capri Homes, died Wednesday. He was also a retired real estate agent and legislative aide to the City Council. He was born in Kunia. He is survived by wife Barbara Yoshiko. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park.

Daisy Rose Guerrero, 64, of Henderson, Nev., formerly of Honolulu, a retired health care cashier, died March 7. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Cindy Bannister, Leilani Ho and Maria Iannelli; mother Florence; brothers Francis and William; sisters Helen Ung and Sheila Baggayan; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Gathering: 6-8 p.m. Friday at Ka Hale Hoano O Ke Akua Church, 1760 Nalani St. Casual attire. For directions, call Cindy at 671-0468.

Senkai Higa, 85, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died Thursday at home. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Yae; sons William S., Howard S., Frederick H. and Andrew K.; brothers Jusei, Katsumi and Shigeru; sister Fumiko Shimabuku; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Aloha attire.

Fujiyo Ibe, 98, of Lihue, died Sunday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Hanamaulu, Kauai. She is survived by sons Legs and Gerald, daughter Momoyo Matsumura, sister Tsuneko Shintaku, five grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kapaa Jodo Mission. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire.

Pearl Leimomi Ioane, 60, of Waianae, died March 31. She was born on Oahu. She is survived by sons John III, Jonathan and Jonah; daughters Joanne and Joelyn Ioane, Jocelynn Adams and Joycelynn McShane; brothers Walter, Hiram and Lincoln Kamana; sisters Florence Barrozo and Donna Gaspar; and 12 grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Nanakuli Homestead Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Masao Iraha, also known as "Mac" or "Max," 83, of Honolulu, a retired supervisor for a maintenance department for the federal government, died March 10. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Kay; sons Michael, Dean and Vance; brother Kenneth; sister Katherine and five grandchildren. Private services.

The Rev. Iwalani Sarah Ann "Aunty Girlie" Kamoku, 89, of Hilo, a former assistant pastor at Ke Kilohana Oka Malamalama Church, died March 28 at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons John Kamoku and Harold Mokiao, daughter Elsie Kihano, 22 grandchildren, 60 great-grandchildren and 21 great-great-grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Friday at Ke Kilohana Oka Malamalama Church on Manono Street. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Burial: Mauna Kea Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Ella Hooipo "Ipo" Kaupu, 60, of Ualapue, Molokai died March 30 in Kaunakakai. She was born in Ualapue. She is survived by daughter Rietta Tollefsen; sisters Henrietta Mokiao, Mabel Boyd and Kachan Kawano; brother the Rev. David; hanai brother Samuel Kaauwai and hanai sisters Lillian Augenfield and Hilda Kaupu. Services held. Burial of ashes at a later date.

David Kualau Keoholou Jr., 82, of Honolulu, a retired sanitation driver for the city, died Friday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elizabeth; son Saffery; daughters Mary Keohohou-Miller, Elizabeth Counts, Pamela and Wendamae Keohohou, Davelyn Keohohou-Fukino and Roxanne Keohohou-Makuakane; brother Edward; sisters Eleanor K. Clark, Myra M. Mitchell and Daisy P. Kelly; 16 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Call from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

August "Gus" Takashi Kubo, 66, of Hilo, a retired heavy equipment operator for the state Department of Transportation, Highways Division, died Saturday in Hilo Medical Center. He was also a former baker. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Erlinda "Linda," son August "A.J." Takashi Jr., daughter Diane Marrotte, brothers Franklin and Abraham, sisters Emileen Kawamura and Karleen Ono, and three grandchildren. Memorial services: 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 1:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Yoshio "Wally" Nitta, 83, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a retired draftsman with A&B Commercial Co., died Wednesday at home. He was born in Wahiawa, Kauai. He is survived by sons Marvin, Wesley and Nelson; daughter Penny; brother Katsuichi; sisters Kiyono Tanioka and Asayo Mori; and a grandson. Services: 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Garden Island Mortuary. Call after 3:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Debbie L. "Hodgson" Beauchamp Oshiro, 46, of Ocala, Fla., formerly of Kailua, who worked at Wal-Mart, died last Tuesday. She was born in Florida. She is survived by daughters Maile Oshiro and Lehua Pacheco, brother Sid, sister Laurie, mother Mary Lou and three grandchildren. Services: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the beachfront of Kailua Beach Park, across from Buzz's Steak House. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire.

Aiko "Doris" Oya, 88, of Aiea, died March 31 in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by son Shoichi, brother Hajime Yamane, sister Sueko Matsuura, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

Lynda Lei Rieko Peterson, 48, of Honolulu, died Friday in Mililani. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by husband William, parents George and Miyoko Apduhan, brother George Apduhan Jr., sister Susan Ignacio and stepchildren Joseph Van, Scott and William Peterson Jr. and Rae Kaliko. Services: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Marie Sianiu Pico, 60, of Kalae, Molokai, died Thursday in Molokai. She was born in Samoa. She is survived by husband Juanito John; sons Juanito Jr. and Santos; daughters Lauriana Caberto, Priscilla Agader, Donna Pico-Sinotte, Rennie Kapuni, Cilia Maloney and Lofisa Seguirant; stepson Danny; brothers Benjamin, Sam S. and Ite Shafer; sisters Honorina "Reni" Ahia, Cecilia Beirne, Dianne Toomalatai, Christine "Gail" Cahill and Margaret Arakaki; 36 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 1-3 p.m. today at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness in Kalamaula, Molokai. Scattering of ashes at a later date.

Margery T. Rogers, 85, of Honolulu, died March 17 in Honolulu. She was born in Des Moines, Iowa. She is survived by nephew Douglas. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Oahu Cemetery. Call after 5 p.m. Aloha attire.

Richard Domingo Ohara Santillo, 66, of Waimanalo, a retired pressman with the Hawaii Newspaper Agency, died March 24 in Kailua. He is survived by sons Dudley and Richard Santillo; daughter Richarlyne "Richie"; hanai son Dereck Tamura; hanai daughters Rita Nasario and Noralei Stant; brothers Joseph, John, Benjamin, Michael, Andrew and Charles Kaimana; and sisters Emma Baptiste, Kathleen Kaimana and Gladys "Kuulei" Nohara. Memorial services over ashes: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Inurnment to follow. Casual attire.

Young Ho Song, 59, of Aiea, a businessman, died Friday in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Hap Chun, Korea. He is survived by wife Katherine O.K.; son Dr. Alex Y.S.; daughters Jamie J. Song-Kim and Jean S. Kang; brothers Gun Ho, Moon Ho, Sung Ho and Kye Ho; sisters Moon Kyu and Jae Kyu; and two grandchildren. Services: 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from noon to 2:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Roy Masayoshi Sonoda, 71, of Kailua, formerly of Puunene, Maui, a retired air-conditioning serviceman for Oahu Air Conditioning Co., died Friday in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Betty S.; son Ronald M.; daughters Iris C. Lee and Dale K. Kaneko; brother Kiyoshi; sisters Hilda T. Taomae, Alma Y. Ogata and Shirley M. Ihara; and five grandchildren. Services: 3:30 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Danilo "Danny Boy" Galanto Valdez Jr., 25, of Honolulu died April 1 in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Danilo "Danny," mother Heidi Rigaud and grandmother Anna Walton. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Cremation to follow.

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