Saturday, December 15, 2001

Kiyoshi Okubo / 1905-2001

Leroy Francis Castro, 66, of Honolulu, a retired groundskeeper for the city and county of Honolulu, died Tuesday in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Carmella; son Leroy Jr.; daughters Geri Faletogo and Christy Castro; brothers Stanley, Douglas and James; sister Violet Gomes; and six grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m.

Naomi Agnes Hardwick Chaille, 88, of Waimanalo, died Friday in Castle Medical Center. She is survived by daughters Claudia Chaille and Angela Chaille-Meixell; sisters Jeannette Reitzel, Frances Lemmon and Noreen Bell; and two grandchildren. Private services.

Rose Marie Coots, 86, of Lihue, an American Lung Association field director, died Thursday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in California. She is survived by daughter Martha Espiritu, son John, sisters Kay Jensen and Norma Gleason, and five grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Kapaia, Kauai. Casual attire.

Jack Fred Fuller, 78, of Honolulu, a volunteer for the Honolulu Police Department, died Thursday in St. Francis Hospice West. He was born in Santa Monica, Calif. He is survived by son Kory; daughters Klf Barrett, Kristi Maloney and Kimberly Elliott; companion Carol O'Neill; and 12 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Elks Honolulu Lodge No. 616. Aloha attire. Memorial donations may be made in his name to St. Francis Hospice.

Elsie W. Kai, 72, of Las Vegas and Hawaii Kai, died Dec. 5 in Las Vegas. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Henry; son William Garcia; daughters Clara Makaipo, Colleen Fanning and Julie Kai; brothers George Fong and Walter, George, Franklin, Chester, Douglas, Michael, Matthew and Melvin Young; sisters Emmaline Samura, Carnation Harvest, Lily Takamori, Molly Young and Charlotte Robinson; 14 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Danny Norio Kaisen, 44, of Hilo, a former school crossing guard at Waiakea Waena Elementary School, died Monday at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by mother Yoshiko, sister Sharon Tanabe and brother Gavin. Private services. No monetary donations.

Louis Frederick Kalahui, 72, of Haleiwa, a retired U.S. Army master sergeant and U.S. Customs Service inspector, died last Saturday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Donald, Derrick and Anthony, and two grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Patrick's Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

Raymond Yee Farr Kong, 80, of Honolulu, a retired machinist for Building 31 Machine Shop at Pearl Harbor, died Tuesday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mildred; sons Gradon, Gary and Ledford; brother Norman; and sisters Fannie Kam and Violet Chock. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Robert John Layson, 77, of Honolulu, a retired foreign service officer for the State Department who also served in the U.S. Marine Corps and was a WWII and Korean War veteran, died Dec. 4 in Honolulu. He was born in St. Joseph, Mo. He is survived by wife Eva, son Robert, three grandchildren and two hanai grandchildren. Services will be held at a later date. No flowers. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or to St. Francis Hospice.

Connee Sue Lincoln, 52, a former resident of Kona and most recently Honolulu, died Sept. 13. She was born in Indiana. She is survived by daughters Jodi Sherman and Heidi and Angee Lincoln; mother Mary Weathers; sister Cindy Melin; brothers Jeff, Scott and Tim Weathers; and one grandson. Memorial service and scattering of ashes: 10 a.m. Dec. 22 at Kailua Beach Park pavilion.

Nina J. Lincoln, 72, a former retail manager of Kailua-Kona, died Dec. 7 in Kona Community Hospital. Mass: 11 a.m. Monday at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Kailua-Kona. Call after 10 a.m. Visitation again at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary, Mauka Chapel. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Additional information was provided by the mortuary for an obituary published yesterday.

Gregorio "Greg" Quitoriano Llanes, 61, of Kapolei, a retired mining engineer in the Philippines, died Sunday. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Priscilla, son Enrico Antony, daughters Irene Kathleen and Abigail Christie, brother Romeo and sisters Erlinda Albano and Editha Foronda. Wake service: 8 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary, Mauka Chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Jude Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Charlene "Char" Morolt, 32, of Oregon, died Dec. 3 in Oregon. She is also survived by father Charles Oshiro. Additional information was provided by the mortuary for an obituary published yesterday.

Hidematsu Saito, 85, of Aiea, a retired Jet Supermarket employee, died Dec. 7. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by wife Elsie Kimiko and brothers Tobe and Raymond. Private services.

Scott Takeji Suganuma, 42, of Honolulu, a former medical supplies delivery person for Kapiolani Medical Center, died Dec. 4. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Roy K. and brother Lance K. Private services.

Rokuro Urata, 94, of Kaneohe, a retired plant breeder for the Hawaii Sugar Planters Association, died Dec. 2. He was born in Kumamoto, Japan. He is survived by son Dr. Maxwell M., daughter Gertrude S. and two grandchildren. Private services.

Maximo Cortez Villanida, 74, of Kaneohe, a retired aircraft fuel operator at Hickam Air Force Base and an employee for Grove Farm Sugar Industry, died Monday in Kauai Veterans Hospital. He was born in Kapahi, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Parmalee; daughters Dawn and Elsbeth; son Wade; sisters Felipa Esteban, Philomena Peralta, Erinia Fegaroa and Terry Reyes; brother Johnson; adopted daughter Brenda Brun; and two grandchildren. Prayer services: 7 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary Chapel in Koloa. Call after 6 p.m. Graveside services: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Ronald H.G. Young, 76, of Honolulu, a retired job training specialist for the city and county of Honolulu, died Monday in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Margaret H.; stepsons Leonard F. and Harvey M. Chung; daughters Gloria Lynn Shilling, Rosalind J. Young and Carol Y. Clark; brother Ernest H.W. Young; sister Frances Y. Chee; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Inurnment service: 3 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

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