Friday, October 5, 2001

Louis Aveiro Jr., 60, of Mililani, a retired police sergeant for Kohala District, died Saturday. He was also safety security manager for Keith M. Kaneshiro Associates. He was born in Kohala. He is survived by wife Noreen Haunani, son Shannon, daughters Shannette Kalaniopio and Shaynee, mother Helen, brother Douglas, sisters Antoinette Liana and Bettylou Rosehill, and 11 grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call 6-9 p.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire.

Thelma L. Burton, 84, of Ewa Beach, died yesterday in Ewa Beach. She was born in Peoria, Ill. She is survived by daughter Linda Fuller, son David, brother Kenneth Hinrichs, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. tomorrow at Messiah Lutheran Church. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to Alzheimer's Association.

Thomas Elphege Kalaninuiaiamamao Cathcart, 69, of Kaunakakai and Kailua, a retired letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service, died Saturday in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Edna "Etta"; daughters Bonnie-Dee Jenss and Mary Helen; sons Thomas Jr., Barry and Bradley; brother Michael; sister Elizabeth Hanchett; four grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Patrick's Church, Kaimuki. Call after 9:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Services: 1 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Cathcart residence in Mapulehu, Molokai.

Daniel Ahana Chock, also known as Daniel Wah Chong Chock, 84, of Waipahu, a retired master tradesman, died Sept. 26 in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Kahului. He is survived by wife Thelma; sons Daniel "Buzz" and Richard "Mana"; daughters Lovey Nabalta, Williet "Billie" Hogue and Susan LaVine; brothers Francis, Lawrence, Wallace, Stanley, Solomon and Edward, and Ben Holokai; sisters Verna Low, Magnolia Lloyd, Lili Kikau, Maryann Mau, Beatrice Tom, Ruby Autry, May DePonte, Lucille Meyer and Mildred Vierra; 14 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: noon Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Ronald Chu Uni Chung, 70, of Kailua, owner of MJK Inc., died Tuesday. He was born in Kahului, Maui. He is survived by wife Joanne; son Michael; daughters Rona, Janice Yoshimoto and Jayna Chung-Hirata; brothers William and Richard; and two grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Steven Galiza, 48, of Riverside, Calif., a chef, died Saturday in California. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by brothers Brian, Derwin, Edward, Leonard and Roland; and sisters Carmen Luna, Geraldine Abergas, Patricia Lorita and Teresa. Services on the mainland.

Virginia Mae Gill, 76, of Captain Cook, Kona, a retired office manager, died Tuesday in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Groom, Texas. She is survived by daughter Shanti Devi, sons David E. and Douglas E. Kroll, brother Raymond and two grandsons. Services at a later date.

Laverne J. Guevara, 63, of Waianae, died Sept. 27 in Wai- anae Coast Comprehensive Medical Center. She was born on Oahu. She is survived by sons Jose Angel, and Raymond and Henry William; daughters Bernice Wright and Petra Fera; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Saint John's Baptist Church, Kalihi.

Grace Shigeno Hayase, 76, of Wailuku, a retired preschool aide, died Tuesday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Waihee, Maui. She is survived by husband Ichiro; daughters Debra and Colleen; and sisters Margaret Yoshioka, Gladys Tsuji and Nancy Oishi. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Nakamura Mortuary. Reception to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Edna A. Howe, 89, of Kaneohe, a retired schoolteacher, died Sept. 27 in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Hawaii. Private services.

Victoria Y.K. Kaeo, 88, of Honolulu, died Wednesday in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Calvin, Bernard, Myron, Dwight and Victor; daughters Victoria Winchester and Rita Moore; brothers Alex and Isaac Liu; sisters Violet Ebinger and Alberta Louis; 47 grandchildren; and numerous great- and great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Rita's Catholic Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Greenhaven Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Rickey Yukio Kiyabu, 88, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a retired pipefitter for the Board of Water Supply, Honolulu, died Sunday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Amaulu, Hawaii. He is survived by son Rodney; daughters Myrtle Fukumoto, Audrey Tokuda and Jean; brother Harry; sisters Ella Moriwaki, Masae Horiuchi, Natsuko Uehara, Kikue Matsumoto and Jane Imamura; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

Randolph T. Lagrimas, 56, of Ewa Beach, a Pearl Harbor Shipyard employee, died Tuesday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Mark; daughter Rene Sado; stepfather Bienvenido Mendez; sisters Carmen Bugawisan, Marlene Ortiz, Patricia Rafferty, Winnie Sambrano and Sonya Mendez; brothers Crescencio Mendez and Roderick; and six grandchildren. Services: noon Monday at Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Olive "Micky" Leimomi Nakahashi, 74, of Wailuku died Wednesday at Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Chester Jr., Sheldon and Duane; daughters Kathleen Villaverde, Joycelyn Victorino and Valerie Tacdol; sisters Loretta Nagamine, Florence Rishi and Geraldine Moriki; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Borthwick/- Norman's Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Maui Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Alton Hisashi Okada, 51, of Kihei, Maui, a general mechanic for Service Rentals, died Wednesday in Kapalua. He was born in Puunene. He is survived by parents Sadami and Tsugie, and sisters Janet Sueoka and Sharon. Services: 4:30 p.m. tomorrow at Nakamura Mortuary.

Jacqueline Sakaye Okubo, 86, of Honolulu, died Monday in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Robert, daughter Aileen Yoshina, sister Frances Nishiki, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

John Stanley Ralston, 94, of Wailuku, a retired machinist for Maui Pineapple Co., died Wednesday in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was also a retired cattle rancher. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by son Peter Leong, daughter Ann Ralston Bauer, sister Gladys Warner and five grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: noon at Makawao Cemetery.

Masami Seo, 73, of Honolulu, a retired electrician for Okano Electric Co., died Sept. 27 in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Flora; daughter Sandy Bain; brothers Robert, Herbert and Larry; sisters Katherine Yamada, Lillian Okimoto and Alice Hirashima; and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Vaiuta Talimalie Jr., 26, of Wahiawa, a construction laborer, died Sept. 21. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by son Vaiuta; daughters Jordan and Christian; parents Vaiuta, and Susie and Louis Wells; brother Tomasi; and sisters Fatima, Elena, Sefulu and Juliet. Services: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Laie Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Dale Pea Tupua, 45, of Mililani, interim minister at Ewa Community Church and former associate pastor at Nuuanu Congregational Church and Community Church of Honolulu, died Tuesday in St. Francis Medical Center. He also served in elderly care at Aloha Care Center and Beverly Manor Convalescent Home; prison and detention outreach at Halawa Medium Security Facility and Oahu Community Correctional Center; and homeless ministry at Weinberg Transition Homes in Waimanalo, River of Life Mission and Aala Park. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Palupe "Lupe"; daughters Melanie and Talia; parents Tiaoalii Pea and Sailau Tupua; brother Jacob; sisters Jocelyn Siologa, Yvonne Samia, Helen Malo and Sonja; and a grandchild. Services: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Congregational Church, 2651 Pali Hwy. Call 6:30-9 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

May Welsing, 94, of Honolulu, a retired registered nurse, died Wednesday at St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Liverpool, England. She is survived by son John; daughters Pauline Chun, Yvonne Smith and Jennifer Yoshimura; sister Violet Sin; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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