Sunday, November 25, 2001

Catharine Field / 1898-2001
Gardner McKay / 1932-2001

Theodore Botelho, 88, of Wahiawa, a retired Pearl Harbor boat builder, died Nov. 14 in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Bertha Mau, son Wayne, stepdaughters Jean Robello and Vivian Sugino, sister Leonora "Girly" Woronowicz, brothers Stanley and James, stepbrother Calvin "Dedee," stepsister Cecelia Apolo and several grandchildren. Private services.

Marion Mieko Date, 70, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died Monday in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Harold and sister Ruth K. Kakuno. No monetary gifts (koden) please. Private services.

Karleton "Mr. Kool" Ferreira, 47, of Honolulu, owner of Cool-Aid Mobile Air Co., died Nov. 17 in Valley Hospital, Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jane, daughter Jillian Takayama, sons Keala and Kory, father Carleton, sister Gwen and half-brother Shane Rennoe. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Aloha attire.

Issac K-Aloha, 53, of Mountain View, Hawaii, an H.T.&T. Matson clerk-stevedore in Hilo, died Tuesday at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Sara; son Mark; daughter Mary; brothers James "Duggie" Maiwela and Wendall Au; sisters Betty Ciotti, Catheryn Nalani Smith and Raelyn "Bunny" DeRego; and two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

Annabel Pualani Kepani, 61, of Wailuku, a retired Maui Economic Opportunity bus driver, died Thursday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Kaupo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Abel Kele Jr., Raynald Keawe, Shane Kaohu, Ryan Kamealoha and Leighton Kohoalii; daughters Kamlyn Kahealani Caluag and Krislynn Keaoonalani Waikiki; sister Elizabeth Kauai; brothers Francis Poouahi and Joseph and John Kekahuna; and 10 grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

John Kleisner, 92, of Honolulu, died Nov. 8 in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Missouri. Committal services: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Betty Shinae Koga, 67, of Honolulu, a retired upholstery repair person, died Nov. 3 in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters Tatsuko Ogino, Sumiko Watabu, Elsie Koga and Shirley Murakami. Private services.

Erin Tracey Montemayor Mercado, infant daughter of Erroll Mercado and Winna Montemayor of Waipahu, died Nov. 14. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by paternal grandparents Ernesto and Felicitas Mercado, and maternal grandparents Alberto and Alicia Montemayor. Services: 12 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary, makai chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Vina Lois "Sam" Miller, 54, of Honolulu, died Tuesday in Kaiser Medical Center. Incorrect information provided by the mortuary was printed in an obituary published yesterday.

John "Little John" Logo Morales, 84, of Ewa Beach, a retired Schofield Barracks refrigeration mechanic and I.H.S. staff member, died Nov. 17. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sister Julia Bayes. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Jude Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Green Haven Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Unaite Lalomilo Tausa, 43, of Waipahu, died Monday. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by parents Lalomilo and Talalelei; brothers Lalomilo Jr., Ionatana and Faamaoni Lalomilo; and sisters Teuila Taamilosaga, Mesepi Lalomilo, Leala Frost, Julia Aati, Leilani Purcell, Victoria Lalomilo and Sally Isaia. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Methodist Church of Samoa, 3273 Ala Laulani St. Call after 5:30 p.m. Burial in Western Samoa.

Nancy Tubbs, 71, of Kihei, died Saturday in Hale Makua in Kahului. She was born in Rhode Island. She is survived by son Robert, daughter Jane "Jamie" Graan and three grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Trinity Episcopal Church By The Sea. Aloha attire.

Hilda S.L. York, 81, of Kaneohe, a retired Dick's Restaurant cook, also retired from Loyalty Enterprises/Moanalua Hillside Apartments, died Tuesday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Robert L.; daughter Myrtle L. Waechtler; brothers Bernard, Paul, Lawrence, Bert and Raymond Loo; sisters Edna Wong, Harriet Chang and Rose Ono; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire.

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