Friday, September 21, 2001

William M. Beardsley, 71, of Kailua, a retired lieutenant colonel for the U.S. Army, died Sunday in Kailua. He was born in Torrington, Wyo. He is survived by wife Marilyn Sproule; daughters Cindy Telisak, Lisa Lilly and Karelin James; stepsons Robert, David and Andrew Sproule; stepdaughters Noelani and Kapane Sproule; and 11 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Calvary Episcopal Church, Kaneohe. No flowers. Donations suggested to Calvary Episcopal Church Memorial Fund.

Ruby May Bollum, 85, of Hove, Hawaii, a retired bookkeeper, died last Friday at home. She was born in Tillman, Okla. She is survived by daughters Nadine McCay, Freda Bidleman, Suzanne Logemann, Dorothy Wilkerson and La Donna Adkins, and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Sunday at St. Jude's Episcopal Church, Paradise Circle, Hawaiian Ocean View Estates. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. Lei welcome.

Joseph Kam Yuen Chun, 98, of Honolulu, died Sept. 13. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Clifford, daughter Janice Wong, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

Irene Vera Conrad, 89, of Honolulu, a retired real estate agent in Los Angeles, died last Friday. She was born in Sallisaw, Okla. She is survived by daughters Dolores Henry, Patsy Jorgensen and Jeannette Aguilar; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Charles Kale "Charlie" Fernandez, 67, of Honolulu, a retired commercial fisherman, died Monday in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Kau, Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Mary-Ann Fernandez-Hawelu, Jamie Fernandez-Charnick and Charlotte Fernandez-Paet; sons Charles Jr., Roland, Roy, Russell and Wesley; sister Ann "Pasing" Delos Santos; brothers Lewi Mokuhalii-Fernandez and Nelson Kealoha-Mokualii; 20 grandchildren; and 12 great- grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Church's Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Francis Tadashi Fukuda, 86, of Mililani, a retired federal civil engineer at Hickam Air Force Base, died Sept. 11 in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Midori; son Ronald; daughter Sandra; brothers Ralph, Shigeki and Stephen; sister Laura Toma; a grandson; and a great-grandson. Private services.

Harry "Puahi" Kailihiwa Hatchie, 71, of Honolulu, a retired staff sergeant for the U.S. Air Force, died Sept. 11. He was also a special guard to the late Gov. John Burns, a retired employee for the state Capitol security and sheriff's office, and an employee at Dentogenics of Smile Gallery. He is survived by wife Kouko; daughters Harumi Hatchie-Leong and Joanne McCullough; son Harry Jr.; brothers James, Kalani "Joseph" and Andrew; sisters Margaret Prescott, Ruby Kaaihue and Gladiola Aloha Schneider; and six grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Inurnment: 3 p.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Sniffen Kaukea Joseph, 91, of Honolulu, a retired maintenance worker for the city and county of Honolulu, died Sept. 10 in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by sister Mary Panker. Private services.

Wallace Chang Pok Kiehm, 83, of Wahiawa, died Sept. 12 at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Beverly Lau, Jan Kaloi, Amy Olayon and Marnie Young; nine grandchildren; two brothers; and four sisters. Private services.

Violet Low Leong, 97, of Honolulu, died Sunday in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Herbert, Bernard and Frederick; daughters Gladys Honan and Katherine Leong; brothers Robert and Timmy Low; sisters May Sanches and Pearl Goo; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter. Private services.

Gloria Ann Lerma, 59, of Vancouver, Wash., formerly of Waipahu, a personnel manager for the Northwest Regional Education Laboratory in Portland, Ore., died Sept. 6 in Washington. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Jeffrey and Joel, daughter Jodi, mother Sally Castro, brothers Roger and Alan Anoba, and sisters Veronica Hanford and Shirley Cadiente. Mass: 6 p.m. Sept. 29 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Burial on the mainland.

Nancy Chock Mau, 81, of Honolulu, a clerk for the Navy Shipyard, died Sept. 12 in Pearl City. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by nieces Michel Kopplin and Ursula Chock, nephew Sydney Chock and sister-in-law Ginger Chock. Services: 4:30 p.m. tomorrow at Grace Bible Church of Honolulu. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Peggy Dorothy Murl McBride, 73, of Haleiwa, died Sept. 10 in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Milton, Fla. She is survived by daughters Susan Kay and Kimberly Sue Clark; sisters Edwina Hagler, Annette Elizabeth "Boots" Tate and Joann Dunn; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Graveside services: 1 p.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Evangeline Vierra Miranda, 90, of Honolulu, a cook for St. Patrick Church, died Monday in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Albert Enos Jr., sister Louise Rodrigues, seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 9:45 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Nellie Moyers, 78, of Honolulu, died Sunday. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by nephew Kenneth Ortiz. Private services.

Edward Kalani Neumann, also known as "Blackie" and "Bully," 73, of Honolulu, a retired pilot for Hawaiian Airlines, died Monday in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Toshiko; son Edward Jr.; daughters Kathleen "Kawehi" Lucas, Cheryl Look and Liane Murphy; brother Charles III; sisters Elizabeth "Liloa" Kumalaa and Alice Trani; and six grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Lloyd Satoshi Otsuka, 51, of Kaneohe, district manager for Transworld Systems Inc., died Sept. 9. He was also president of Credit Professional International and vice president of Credit Services Inc. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Tiana, brother Ricky, sisters Lynne Ige and Arleen Moore, fiancee Victoria Naylor, and numerous nieces and nephews. Scattering of ashes: 9 a.m. Thursday at Lanikai Beach, Kaiolena Dr. beach access. Casual attire. Lei or loose flowers welcome.

Manuel V. Perez, 54, of Honolulu, a chef, died Sept. 5 in Honolulu. He was born in Lodi, Calif. He is survived by son Mischa and daughter Tiffany. Private services.

Caridad Alejo Rufo, 79, of Mililani died Sept. 11. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughters Dionisia Lopez and Adoracion Alano, sister Veneranda Manuel, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Seiji Terada, 75, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter for Okada Trucking, died Saturday. He was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Violet; sons Kent and Earle; daughters Gayle, Joanne and Sandra; brothers Akira and Katsumi; sisters Tamiko Sakai, Aiko Minoda and Sumako; and six grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Casual attire.

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