Friday, July 20, 2001

Frederick W. Bartels, 73, of Honolulu, who retired from Hawaiian Electric Co., died July 10. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Aurelia "Dede," sons Frederick Jr. and Dwain, daughter Sherlynn Scherer, brothers Dutchie and Wilhelm, and five grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Resurrection of the Lord Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Ida May Cabral, 96, of Waipahu, is also survived by sisters Elsie, Ruth and Irene, and brothers Tony and Frank. The mortuary provided additional information for an obituary published yesterday.

Julie Jean Charneski, 43, of Kaaawa, formerly of Kona, died July 10 in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Menominee, Mich. She is survived by mother Peg Gillette, brothers David and Dan, and sisters Kyle Grace and Kathleen Pozun. Scattering of ashes: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Kualoa Beach Park.

Eleanor Kam Cook Leong De Costa, 82, of Lawai, Kauai, a retired secretary, died Wednesday at home. She was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. She is survived by son Joseph "Poncho" Jr.; daughters Jean Nadatani, Marjorie Akita and Carol Shinagawa; sisters Ellen Quon and Pearl Camara; 15 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Mass: 5 p.m. next Friday at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Call after 4 p.m. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Casual attire.

Virginia "Virgi" Alice Hunt, 88, of Kaneohe, a retired actress and artist, died Saturday in Kailua. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by son George. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Pohai Nani Care Center, 45-090 Namoku St., Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Soichi Kadota, 86, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired office manager with the County of Kauai, died Wednesday at home. He was born in Kapaa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Tsugie; son James; daughter Lucille; brothers Katsuyoshi Kadota, Clifton Masato and Glenn Yoshiharu; sisters Fusae Morita, Hideko Kurosaki and Yoshiko Honda; and two grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Saturday at Kapaa United Church of Christ. Call after 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

William Kalei Kuaiwa, 84, of Waianae, a retired mechanic, died July 8 in Leeward Integrated Health Services, Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Bupha; sons Christopher and William K. Jr.; daughters Leilani Goodman, Jeanette Cabuag, Paulette Akim, Bernice Gomes and Margaret Kealoha; brothers John, Charles, Daniel, Abraham and James Kaheaku; sisters Hannah Kipilii, Lois Chung-Hoon, Ella Correa, Mary Au, Primrose Punua, Miriam Tortolero and Evelyn Kaahanui; 28 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Makakilo Chapel, 92-900 Makakilo Dr. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

Watari Kuwada, 95, of Wailuku, a retired civil engineer for the state, died July 17 in Hale Makua. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by daughter Aileen Kaneda, brother Goro, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Eric Lynde, 68, of Honolulu, a former musician, died July 12 in Honolulu. He was born in Ranger, Texas. He is survived by sisters Fern Mayer and Lee Owens. Private services.

Maria Nobriga Marques, 94, of Honolulu, died Monday at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Don L., daughter Marylou De Aguiar, 13 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

Andy Torao Matsuyama, 75, of Kona, a retired mechanic with the former J.M. Tanaka Construction Co., died Wednesday in Kona Community Hospital. He was also a commercial fisherman and owner of Andy's Liquor, Andy's Repair Shop and Andy's Wash & Dry. He was born in South Kona. He is survived by wife Bessie K., sons Jeffery T. and Earl T., daughter Wendy R.M. Terada, brother Harry, sisters Katsue Nakamura and Mie Michimoto, and six grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Kona Hongwanji Mission, Kealakekua. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Harold Tsuneo Miyasaki, 73, of Waipahu, a retired baker for King's Bakery, died last Friday in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Kapaa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Momoe; sons Floyd and Derrick; daughters Dael Guzman, Audrey Kurashima and Joanne Caparoso; sisters Matsuko Nagata, Fumiko Hirata and Faith Kobayashi; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Yoshihiro "Yoshi" Nishida, 64, of Mililani, a retired teacher from Wahiawa Intermediate School, died Wednesday. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Sharon; daughters Clarisse Mau and Jena Nishida; brother Masahiro and Kanehiro; sisters Shigeko Kimura, Claire Yahata, Chikae Nishida, Hiroko Arisumi, Teruka Petersen and Kiyoko Nakamoto; and a granddaughter. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.

Condrada Pabro, 79, of Kapaa, Kauai, died last Friday. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published Wednesday.

Clinton F. Pridgen, 47, a merchant seaman, died June 25 in Norfolk, Va. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Olive M. Casscells, daughters Melissa M. Pridgen and Christy K. Terry, and a grandson. Private services.

Richard Roland Rhodes, 69, of Honolulu, a scientific illustrator for the University of Hawaii, Geophysics Department, died June 19 in China. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by sons Eric and Evan, daughters Sandra Keepers and Lydia Liffick, sister Cynthia Segal and grandchildren. Ocean burial: 6 tonight at Maunalua Bay.

George Leslie Santos, 76, of Kailua, a retired electrical supplies purchasing agent, died Monday in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Eva, sons George Jr. and Norman, daughters Trudy Rawlins and Sandy Kaihenui, brother Lawrence, sisters Lillian Soares and Margaret Ferreira, eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Thursday at the park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

John W. Soria, 61, of Waimanalo, a vice president and an estimator at Island Insulation, died Sunday in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Danette; son John W.; daughters Jo-Lynne "Leialoha" Soria and Terry Lee "Lehuanani" Ryan; mother Mary Faraon; brothers Frankie and Alfred Soria and Ben Faraon; sisters Katherine Kruse, Angelina Bader and Lita Thomas; and three grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow. Aloha attire.

Ethel Chieko Uyehara, 79, of Aiea, an office manager for Tokyo Bento, died Monday. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Majo M.; son Terry N.; brothers Seitoku, Seiki and Seijun Hanashiro and Ronald and Seiju Sakuma; sisters Asano Teruya and Tsuruko Kinjo; and three grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Robert Itaru "Bobby" Wakuya, 88, of Honolulu, formerly of Gainesville, Fla., a retired lieutenant colonel for the U.S. Army Reserves, died July 12. He served in World War II and the Korean and Vietnam wars. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by daughter Roberta L. Stewart and two grandchildren. Services: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.

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