Saturday, January 5, 2002

Willard F. Beard, 68, of Charlottesville, Va., formerly of Honolulu, a retired lieutenant colonel for the U.S. Air Force, died Monday. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published Thursday.

Mildred Geneva Kraus Brown, 95, of Kailua, died Dec. 12 in Honolulu. She is survived by stepdaughter Antoinette "Toni" and a stepgrandson. Graveside services over ashes: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Howard Francis De Lima, 69, of Hilo, a retired plumbing contractor and founder of De Lima's Plumbing Inc., died Thursday at home. He was also a hog farmer. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by wife Lorraine; son Howard Jr.; daughters Debra Lai, Teri Perreira and Cheryl; brother Alexander; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call 6-9 p.m. Graveside committal services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Robert Gordon Dickson, 92, of Kailua, a retired navigator for the Federal Aviation Administration, died Sunday at home. He was also a former radio operator for Pan American Airlines. He was born in Rutland, Mass. He is survived by wife Yoshiko S., son Richard G., daughter Roberta Jo, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: noon Thursday at Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Inurnment: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

John Corniel Figueroa, 77, of Kaneohe, a retired electrician for Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Shop 67, died Dec. 24 in St. Francis-West Hospice. He is also survived by caregiver Eldora. The mortuary provided additional information for an obituary published Thursday.

Abigail Lee, 83, of Honolulu, died last Saturday in Honolulu. She was born in North Kona. She is survived by husband Harry, daughter Darlene Simpson, sisters Alice Palakiko and Elmira Leong, brothers David and Charles AhSing, and two grandsons. Services: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.

Tori Ohno, 101, of Kailua, formerly of Los Angeles, died Dec. 22. She was born in Japan. She is survived by son Shigeru "Shig," daughters Takeko Mary Kawamoto and Grace Fukuyama, six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

Takao "Stanley" Okumura, 82, of Pearl City died Sunday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Ronald, Brian and Mitchell; daughters Frances Akamine and Sandy Uyeunten; brothers Bert and Lawrence, and Chee Bing Chun; and six grandchildren. Wake: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Beatrice Morris Souza, 86, of Lawai, Kauai, died last Saturday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Frank G., Leonard M., Herbert M. and Melvin R.; daughters Sylvia Martin and Laverne Bessert; a brother; a sister; 25 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. Call 9-11 a.m. next Saturday at Kalaheo Missionary Church. Services and burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire. No flowers.

Tsugiyo Taguchi, 85, of Hilo, a retired proprietress for Homestead Barber Shop, Hilo, died Sunday in the Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by brothers Hiroshi, Toshiaki and Hideo Nozawa; and sisters Peggy Akiona, Shizue Osaki, Haruko Matsuzaki and Yaeko Kaneko. Private services. No koden.

Samiuela Alofaki Tautuiaki, 71, of Waipahu, a former landscaper, died Sunday at home. He was born in Tonga. He is survived by wife Palu; sons Viliami, Metuisela, Penisimani, Samuela, Misinale and Soakai; daughters Kolotiloka Lautaha, and Sulieti and Mele Kaufusi; brothers Uike, Sila and Timote; sisters Sela Tuuholoaki and Senilaite Tupou; and 34 grandchildren. Call 6-10 p.m. Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Newtown Second Ward, Waipahu Stake. Services: 9-11:30 a.m. Friday at the church. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Gail Hideko Tengan, 72, of Honolulu, died Dec. 23. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by husband Fred; daughter Faith Wood; brothers Jutei, Shigeru and Hidemi Kiyabu; sisters Haruko Yasuda, Tomie Nakahodo, Fusaye Kiyabu, Mineko Lee and Kiyoko Tengan; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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