Thursday, July 5, 2001

Demetrio "Deme" Perido Cueno, 58, of Waipahu, who worked for Duty Free Shoppers, died June 25. He was born in Cavite, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Norma, daughter Lizette Cueno-Sabaria, sons Herbert and Dennis, mother Emilia, brother Celso and two granddaughters. Wake services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Casual attire.

Herman Kealoha Gilman, Jr., 69, of Honolulu, a fuel systems engineer for 31 years at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe Bay, died last Thursday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Fannie K.; sons Kealii, Herman K. III and Asai; daughters Ramona Yadanza, Dee Wright, Sweety Emmsley, Rebecca Gilman and Kahale Tulua; parents Herman K. Sr. and Rebecca Brown; brother Joe; sister Winona Allen; grandparents John and Rose Gilman; 28 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. today at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaneohe Stake Center. Burial: Laie Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

Takayo Ideta, 88, of Honolulu, died June 15. She was born in Spreckelsville, Maui. She is survived by daughters Clara Shota, Joan Shimizu and June Tamura; brothers Yoshio and Yoshito Inamasu; sisters Kuniyo Yoshida, Shizuyo "Irene" Omoto and Bertha Ako; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

Dayton Jerome Joaquin, 28, of Kamuela, Hawaii, a bellman at the Hapuna Beach Prince Resort, died June 23. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Mercy L.; son Dennison Tyler; daughters Ashley and Vanessa Castro; parents Dennis and Pamela; brothers Devin, Chachi and Royce; sister Summer and grandmother Petra. Memorial service: 5 p.m. tomorrow at Honokaa School cafeteria. Funeral service: 10 a.m. Saturday at Honokaa School Cafeteria. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire.

Amber Maria Kemp, 28, of Kailua, died June 24. She was born in San Diego. She is survived by husband Corey R., daughter Kaitlyn Diann and mother Maryann Moof. Service: 5 p.m. tomorrow at Kailua Seventh-day Adventist Church, 160 Mookua St. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Pearl M. Lang, 81, of Mililani, died Monday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Nicholas and John K. Akana and Raymond W. Lang; daughters Marguerite P. Akana, Roselani Netane and Leilani Lang-Porter; brothers Myron and Bernard E. Olsen; sisters Edith Dyroff and Hannah Chenoweth; 23 grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Waialua United Church of Christ, 67-174 Farrington Hwy. Call after 10 a.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Richard "Slicka" Tsugio Matsunaga, 90, of Honolulu, a retired bell captain at Sheraton Moana Surfrider Hotel, died Friday in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Violet, son Vernon, daughter Cynthia Kohagura, brother Raymond, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 3 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Satoru Nakasono, 75, of Waipahu, died Monday. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by sons Thomas, Albert and Raymond; brothers Hideo, Teruji, Imao, George and Thomas; sisters Mildred Ito and Laura Nakasono; and seven grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.

Margaret Savedra, 89, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress from New York Dress Shop, died Sunday in Honolulu. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Walter "Wally" A., sisters Florence Fernandez and Violet Alfonso, brother Henry Moniz, three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 12:45 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow. Aloha attire.

Agnes Vierra Souza, 84, of Fremont, Calif., died June 9. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Albert, daughter Adelaide Rodrigues, sister Alice Martin, brother Steven "Buddy" Vierra and one grandchild. Services: 12 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Valeriano "Val" Ballesteros Viernes, 88, of Aiea, died June 25. He was born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Nilda, sons Glenn and Nelson, brothers Petronilo and Irenio, sister Fausta Barit and four grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Dr. Bertram Allan Weeks Sr., 87, of Haiku, a retired physician of the Maui Medical Group and founding member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, died Tuesday. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Patricia W., daughter Patricia Levy, sons Thomas and Bertram A. Jr., nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Memorial service: 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at Emmanuel Lutheran Church. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Emmanuel Lutheran Church.

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