Friday, September 28, 2001

Benny Nicolas Calabucal, 63, of Waipahu, died July 27 in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by daughters Jacqueline Galicia and Germinda Patacsil; sisters Dominga Claro, Rosie Cabus, Evelyn Baldillo and Luzviminda Birks; and four grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony Church, Kalihi. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Edmund Tin Ken "Awa" Chun, 79, of Aiea, a retired welder for the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 11-26, died Monday. He was also a veteran of World War II. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mary Ann "Dolly"; son Duane U.; daughter Barbara Ann Frazier; brothers Arnold T.M. and William T.K.; sisters Sui Ping "Pinky" Carus, Sue Keam Fletcher and Charlotte Mello; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: noon Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Liane Sakae Chun, 49, of Honolulu, died Sept. 7 at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband John S.C.; father Osamu W. Nakata; brother Howard M. Nakata; a niece; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Private services.

Ronald Takeo Desaki, 62, of Pearl City, a retired manager for Servco Financial Inc., died Saturday. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Takako, sons Keith and Brian, mother Yukie, brothers Ralph and Delbert, sisters Leatrice Teshima and Karen Petersen, and four grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Albert Z. Gersaba, 81, of Ewa Beach, a retired food manager for the Navy Exchange, died Sept. 9. He also worked for the maintenance department of Kuilima Resort. He is survived by brother Alphonso, sister Olivia, nieces and nephews. Private services.

Susie Pihanakalani Kaiawe Harris, 78, of Paauilo, Hawaii, died Tuesday in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Keaau, Hawaii. She is survived by son John Keahi Jr.; daughters BettyLou Leinani Raymond, BetsyLou Leimamo Mercado, LanaLee Kahuanani Simeona and Tedieth Pihanakalani McColgan; sisters Rose Makue, Katherine Harris and Christine Yapp; brothers Gilbert and Joseph Kamelamela; 15 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Call 9-9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Graveside services: 10 a.m. at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

Margaret Kaawaloa Jung, 86, of Pahoa, Hawaii, died last Friday in the Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Kalapana, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Walter N. Jr. and Otto M.L. Grace, and John M. Keliikuli Jr.; stepson Darrell Lee; daughters Lucille Winona K. Naungayan and John-Nee Keliikuli Kaitell; stepdaughter Thelma Kingsbury; sister Charlotte Boskie; 19 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Puula United Church of Christ, Nanawale. Call after 3 p.m. Committal services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Alae Cemetery. Burial of urn to follow.

Douglas Yoshito Kawakami, 82, of Mililani, retired owner of Wahiawa Farm & Feed Store, died Sept. 20. He was also employed by Mililani Town Association. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Barbara "Fusako," sons Steven and Gary, daughter Fay Toyama, brothers Shigeru and Sueo, sisters Shizuko Tanaka and Helen Fujioka, and five grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Teruye Komatsu, 71, of Pearl City died Sept. 20 in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by husband Harold, sons Neil and Don, brother Robert Tokunaga, and sister Kei Tokunaga. Private services.

Shuk Wan Wong Louie, 89, of Honolulu died Sunday in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in China. She is survived by daughter Yin Fong Chun, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Taoist services: 9:30-11:45 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

Shigeko "Elaine" Machida, 87, of Honolulu died Saturday in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by daughters Emi Tasaka, Sherry Nakai and Carol Nishiguchi; brothers Robert and Dennis Tanioka; sisters Tomoe Nishimura and Violet Kuroki; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Yasuo "Slim" Matsumura, 85, of Kailua, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard employee, died Sept. 19. He was born in Lihue, Kauai. He is survived by sons Mervin, Ronald and Gary; daughters Alma Hieda, Carol Shigenaga and Judy "Sandy" Matsumoto; brother Tom; and numerous grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Archie Paul Kamuela Miner II, 4, a son of Myra Miner of Waianae, died Wednesday. He was born in Hilo. He is also survived by brothers John and Brysen, sister Junever, and grandmother Ivy Soares. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at New Life Church of Honolulu. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Private scattering at a later date.

Toshio Motosue, 85, of Honolulu, a retired, self-employed pork wholesaler, died Saturday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Warren, Stanley and Clayton; daughters Claire Ajimine and Erma Moses; brothers Mitsuo and Roy; and sisters Shizuko Motosue and Sumako Kobayashi. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers or monetary offerings. No refreshments will be served.

Yoshio "Jack" Nakamura, 93, of Liliha, a retired clerk for Mid-Pac Lumber, died Sept. 16. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by son Harold; daughters Kay and Claire; brothers Albert, Yoshiro, Goro and George; sisters Shizue Hamada, Haruyo Kakimoto and Michiko; and two grandchildren. Private services.

Debbie Liz Niblett, 39, of Honolulu, died Sept. 18. She is survived by son Justin, daughter Jessica Yamada, father Stanley Yamada, mother Betty Yamada, brother Stanford Yamada, and sister Suzette Yamada. Private services.

Hatsume Nishimura, 83, of Hilo, a papaya packer for the former Mr. Papaya, died Monday in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Roy, Earl and James; daughters Doris Melemai, Carol Takaki and Ramona; brother Hisao Okada; sister Akiyo Kawamoto; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Inurnment services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Hilo Meishoin. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Herbert Hiroto Okita, 77, of Aiea, a retired plumbing inspector for the city and county of Honolulu, died Sept. 13. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Randy, Keith and Russell; daughter Leila Ekimoto; brothers Edward and James; sister Hazel Tatsuno; and two grandchildren. Private services.

Beatrice Ann Pascoe, 95, of Kailua died Saturday in Kailua. She is survived by daughter Ann Beeson. Services over ashes: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Kailua. Inurnment on the mainland. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice or the Arts Center at the Honolulu Academy of Arts.

Alice Bow Sim Lee Peneku, 72, of Waianae, died Saturday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by children Haaheo Andrade, Eadie Young, Alberta "Aloha" Mendez, Samuel III, Lee, Harold and Phyllis; sisters Jeri Cash, Lottie Mar and Julia Soehern; brother David Lee; 15 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

Anna Lou Chiyako Shimabukuro, 65, of Waipahu, a retired office manager at Pets Pacifica, died Sept. 15. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Richard "Shima"; son Brent; daughters Debbie Matsuo and Kelly Pocock; mother Chiyo Azuma; brothers Mikio, Jerry and Gary Azuma; sisters Betty Asahino, Barbara Tadaki and Aileen Setoda; and nine grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Abraham Soaladaob, 54, of Honolulu, an auto mechanic for Hawaii Auto Parts, died Sept. 19 in Honolulu. He was born in Palau. He is survived by mother Ilebrang; brothers Naito, Salvino, Isaac and Thomas; and sisters Hiromi Kutei, Miyako Shiro and Thomasa Kloulchad. Private services.

Johnny Mack Stewart, 77, of Makawao, Maui, a retired administrator for a state university in Texas, died Monday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was also a first lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force and a corporal in the U.S. Marines during World War II. She was born in Post, Texas. She is survived by husband Tommy F.; sons Frederick and Thomas; daughter Dariya; sisters Lorene Tyson, Morene Short and Billy Sue Abercrombie; and two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Pukalani Baptist Church. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Pukalani Baptist Church-Literacy Program.

Dr. Futoshi Takazawa, 85, of Honolulu, a retired chemist for Pathology Associates Medical Laboratory, died Sept. 18 in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honomu, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Yuriko; son Richard; daughter Marie; and sisters Hisako Mizuno, Asako Ogawa and Betty Ezaki. Private services.

Paul Vance Texeira Jr., 23, of Portland, Ore., a research technician for the Oregon Health & Science University, died Saturday in Portland. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by father Paul; mother Bernadine; sister Cynthia L. Uyeda; brother Christopher; and grandparents Alfred and Mary, and Caroline Brown. Wake: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Jack Chong Wong, 82, of Honolulu, a retired pharmacist, died Sunday in Queen's Medical Center. He is also survived by sister Amy Chang. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday.

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