Friday, June 29, 2001

Wallace Yoshio "Wally" Arakaki, 61, of Pearl City, a retired glazier for Granger Pacific, died Sunday. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Naomi T., sons Shane M. and Jaymie Y., mother Hatsuko, brother Herbert S. and sisters Helen T. Ikehara and Betsy M. Nishioka. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Ralph Dunphy Jr., 71, of Hilo, a retired electrical engineer for the merchant marine, died Wednesday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Houlton, Maine. He is survived by wife Marlene, son Allan R. and daughter Diane Mei-Ling. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Monday at Kilauea Masonic Center, 355 Wailuku Dr., Hilo. Inurnment: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl, at a later date.

Santos "Johnny" Bauy Eltagonde, 81, of Waianae, a retired heavy equipment mechanic from Schofield Barracks, died June 20. He was born in Cebu, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Barselisa "Violet"; sons Regan, Yan and Nigel; daughters Winona Batula, Bettina Alexander-Robinson and Delcia Duhaylonsod; brothers Frank, Nick, Nito, Manny and Pedro; sisters Felicidad Gionson and Juanita Eltagonde; 20 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Lucille Mary Hicks, 74, of Punaluu, a teacher, died Wednesday in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Texas. She is survived by godsons Reinaldo Corpuz and the Rev. Harvey Angel. Services: 5:30 p.m. tomorrow at Haleiwa First Baptist Church, 66-415 Haleiwa Rd. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Lorraine Akiko Higa, 52, of Honolulu, a barber, died Tuesday in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Betsy, brother Ted, sisters Patsy Stone and Laura Amoy, and companion Louis "Wigie" Kahui. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Oahu Cemetery. Call after 5 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Barbara J. Hosaka, 65, of Kekaha, Kauai, a retired assistant counselor for the state Department of Education, died Saturday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Francis T.; sons Derek, Ritchie and Shawn; daughter Dawn; brother Melvin Likua; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. tomorrow at St. Theresa Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Hanapepe Veterans Cemetery. Gathering: Lucy Wright Park in Waimea. Casual or aloha attire.

Jack Yoshio Iguchi, 90, of Kailua, a retired general contractor, died Wednesday. He was born in Nahiku, Maui. He is survived by sons Melvin and Eric, daughter Eleanor Tanaka and nine grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m.

Clarence Iona, 83, of Kailua, a retired 1st sergeant with the Army, died June 21 in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Virginia; sons Walter and Calvin; sisters Margaret Johnson, Aulani Isomura, Ella Mae Kupau, Frances Schuman, Elaine Flynn, Maile Kirk and Pauahi Anae; brothers Lloyd and Winston Kupau; and a granddaughter. Services: noon Tuesday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Toshiyuki "John" Kai, 84, of Pahala, Hawaii, a retired assistant cultivation superintendent for the former Kau Sugar Co., died Sunday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Moalua Camp, Kau. He is survived by wife Mutsuyo; sons Milton, Norman and Randy; brother Masayuki; sisters Tazuko Nakashima, Chiyoko Yokomizo, Sueko Nemoto and Janet Izu; six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Pahala Hongwanji Mission. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Albert Kalaikai, also known as "Bert" or "Bobby," 75, of Waipahu, died June 20. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Mary; sons Albert Jr., Shelton, Randall and Maurice "Morris"; sisters Virginia Hilua, Violet Eltagonde, Magdalena Santa Ana, Beatrice Codera, Florence Oyape and Gloria Campogan; brother William Gamponia; 18 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.

David Mitsuru Kaneshiro, 62, of Waipahu, died March 30. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by brothers Eiichi, Yeiko and John, and sisters Kameko Ige, Kazuko Tsugawa, Katie Higa, Grace Lewis and Stella Eccleston. Private services.

Harrison "Timmy" Y.T. Lum, 56, of Kaneohe, a retired diesel mechanic at Grace Pacific, died last Friday in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Diane Kakelaka-Lum; daughter Momi Lum-Uehara; sons Jon, Thomas, Timothy and Kekoa; hanai sons Bert Yanagihara and Gordon Smith; hanai daughters Momi Smith, Leleo Kawelo, Christine Cockett and Noenoe Kaauamo; parents Harris Lum and Lorraine Yanagihara Lum; brothers Sidney, Neal and Nathan; and six grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Yuzuru Naito, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Punahou School nursery caretaker, died June 20. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Florence; sons Kenneth and Jack; daughters Helen Sato, Shirley Joyo and Jane Umetsu; 19 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Dan Nakamura, 45, of Aiea, died June 17. He was born in Japan. He is survived by parents Saburo and Yoshiko, and sister Frances Perkins. Private services.

Mamoru Nakamura, 90, of Honolulu, died Tuesday in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Bert, daughters Janet Hatoh and Evelyn Takei, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.

Joseph Badillio Ronia, 78, of Honolulu, an employee with Hawaiian Electric Co., died Tuesday. He is survived by wife Velma D.; children Joseph H., Donald H. and Nicholas H. Ronia, Gwendolyn G. Miller, Maureen H. Tokuhisa, Linda M. Yee Hoy, Henry B. Haina Jr., N. Puanani Koyanagi, Terry W. Haina and Renee N. Santiwan; siblings Smile and Ernest Ronia and Georgiana Greet; stepfather Seraphine Carvalho; 28 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Honolulu Central Seventh-day Adventist Church, 2313 Nuuanu Ave. Call after 6 p.m. Committal services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

Elizabeth Bettye Moseley Siffert, 79, of Kailua-Kona, a retired registered nurse with the Army during World War II, died Monday in Kona Community Hospital. She was also an Army veteran. She was born in Boston. She is survived by husband Otto and brother Maynard Jr. The boat "Terminator" will depart from the Honokohau Harbor at 4 p.m. Monday for services and scattering of ashes at sea. Potluck gathering: Otto Siffert's residence in Seaview Circle, Kailua-Kona. Casual attire.

Jack Milicor Soares, 84, of Kailua-Kona, a retired surveyor with Del Monte Corp. on Molokai, died Saturday in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Jacob, Richard, Robert, Peter and Patrick; 22 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandson. Mass: 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at St. Sophia Catholic Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Kapaakea Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Stanley Nelson "Angel" Tadio, 57, of Hilo, a retired landscaper for Honua Landscaping Co., died Sunday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by mother Mary B. Rosa; wife Debra; sons Zachary Tadio and Salvador and Stanley Gonsalves Jr.; daughter Clarissa-Ann Pua; brothers Richard, Eugene, Ronald, Ernest "Rudy" and James; sister Carol Correa and six grandchildren. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call from 10 a.m. to noon. Burial: Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2, Hilo. Casual attire.

Sonja Fernandez Washington, 37, of Honolulu, a cosmetologist, died June 14 in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Antroy Williams, mother Carmen "Baby Girl" Fernandez, grandmother Carmen Fernandez and brother Jamieson Kahahawai. No services.

Alvin H. Watson, 85, of Honolulu, a retired service manager, died Wednesday in Honolulu. He was born in Des Moines, Iowa. He is survived by wife Claire, son Paul, grandchildren Sheri Del Core and Dan Watson, and great-grandchildren Corynn and Paige Del Core. Memorial services: 10:30 a.m. July 7 at the Elks Club. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Shriners Hospital for Children and the Elks Major Projects.

Walter Otto Wyss, 90, of Honolulu, a retired engineer, died Monday in Honolulu. He was also an automobile designer and photographer. He was born in Zurich, Switzerland. He is survived by nieces, nephews and friends. Private services.

Naruyo Shimizu Yamauchi, 101, of Honolulu died June 13 in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility. She was born in Ehime prefecture, Japan. She is survived by son Hiroshi, daughters Shizuko Hino and Jean Marutani, 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Raymond Sakae Yoshioka, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Army Corps of Engineers estimator, died Tuesday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Katsue; daughters Mary Brown and Eileen and Carol Yoshioka; brothers William and Thomas; sisters Helen Takata, Alice Uyeda, Doris Sugimoto and Eleanor Isono; and three grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m.

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