Louise Bramlett Brinn, 88, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died Monday in Palm Springs, Calif. She was born in Austin, Texas. She is survived by sister Ruth Valeur. Private services.
Lolita Charlotte Bush, 90, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died Thursday in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Anita Taylor. Graveside services: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Oahu Cemetery. Aloha attire.
Misty Aura Cooper, 20, of Kapoho, Hawaii, a student, died Tuesday in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in California. She is survived by father Michael, mother Mary and brother Martin. Services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Hakalau, at the falls. Casual attire. Lei and loose flowers welcome.
Jane Cooper Crane, 87, of Honolulu, a free-lance editor, died Jan. 26 at home. She was also president of the Post-Polio Network of Hawaii, an employee for the attorney general's office in Guam, and an employee for the Ford Foundation and the Huntington Library in Pasadena. She was born in Detroit. She is survived by husband Sheldon, son Jon Carroll, two granddaughters and a great-granddaughter. Services held.
Seif El-Ramly, 31, of Honolulu, died Tuesday. He is survived by parents Nabil and Peri, brother Samir and sister Samira Newbill. Services: 3 p.m. today at Waikiki Elks Club, 2933 Kalakaua Ave.
Bill Roman Gionson Jr., 58, of Kalaoa, Hawaii, a ramp agent for United Airlines, died Sunday at home. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army, the U.S. Air Force and the Air National Guard of Alaska. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Amy T.; sons Richard C., Matthew R., Scott R. and Kaleo R.; daughter Michelle C. Anderson; parents Bill R. and Roseline; brother Ronald; and five grandchildren. Services: 12:45 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Burial to follow. Aloha attire.
Jean Tokie Hata, 81, of Honolulu, a retired cafeteria manager for the State of Hawaii, died March 6. She was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Raymond, daughters Myrtle Hata Taoka and Pat Hata Imai, sons Ronald and Thomas, sisters Yukie Akita and Teruko Tabata, brothers Shintaro and Himeo Hayashida, eight grandchildren and a great-grandson. Private services.
Baby Ryan James Matsuo Hunt-Fukumoto, infant son of James Angelo Hunt and Laurie Ann Fukumoto; died March 8. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by grandparents Willie and Rosemary Hunt, and Roy T. and Elaine Fukumoto; and great-grandparents Leo and Laura Hayes, and Mildred Fukumoto. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire, no black. No flowers.
Hiroshi Ichiyama, 78, of Honolulu, a retired senior clerk for Pacific Machinery, died March 8 at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Joy Y. Fujita, brother Yoshio, sister Ruth and a grandchild. Private services.
Umeo Kawamura, 66, of Kahului, a retired secretary for Lahainaluna High School and Kahului Elementary School, died Sunday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Puunene. He is survived by brother Tsuruo and caregivers Kevin and Kerry. Private services.
Richard "Brah" S. Keohuhu, 70, of Hana, Maui, a retired journeyman painter for Public Works Center, died March 5 in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Hana. He is survived by wife Mary; sons Richard III, Kainoa and John; daughters Valerie Keohuhu, Charlene Telles, Theresa Keohuhu, Ruthie Robles, Lani-Lee Yamashiro and Nemah Skelton; brothers Melvin Tom, Solomaon Tabangcora, and Andrew III, Gabriel, Thomas, Joseph, Jacob and Daniel Kaawa; sisters Harmony Chock, Moana Scanlan, Frances Akau, Georgiann Navarro, Jane Wahilani, Judy Opunui, Evelyn Collins and April Kaawa-Flores; parents the Rev. Andrew Jr. and Emmaline Kaawa; numerous grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Fred Goichi Konno, 76, of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, a retired canning operator for Del Monte Cannery, died March 7 in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Linda Kido; son Clarence; brother Edward M.; sisters Lillian S. Iwasa, Ethel M. Watai and Violet U. Sodetani; and two grandsons. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.
Robert Tomimasa Kurima, 77, of Honolulu, a retired sheet metal specialist for Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died March 8 at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Vera Y., sons Lester M. and Randal T., brothers Harry H. and Ernest T., sisters Lillian N. Kabasawa and Elaine S. Mersberg, and two grandchildren. Private services.
Ceferino "Rino" Limoz, 53, of Aiea, a retired bartender, died March 7 in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Deborah; daughters Shirlie Thompson, Tiara Griffin, and Rita-Marie, Ava and Audra Limoz; stepmother Josephina; sisters Frances Sapla, Carolyn Goroza and Cindy; brother Teddy; grandmother Marion Freitas; and five grandchildren. Services: 1:30 p.m. next Saturday at Our Lady of Good Counsel, Pearl City. Aloha attire.
Frances Midori "Maggie" Park, 83, of Honolulu died last Saturday in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Wilma Ikeda and Katherine Fujita, brother John Yokote, sister Gertrude Noji and four grandchildren. Private services.
Joseph "Small Joe" Rodrigues Sr., 86, of Paauilo, Hawaii, a retired ranch hand for the former Kukaiau Ranch, died Monday at home. He is also survived by two grandchildren. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday.
Gerda Samuel, 80, of Honolulu, formerly of New York, a retired ticketing agent for KLM, died March 4. She is survived by cousin Hans Bradtmuller. Private services. Donations suggested to charity.
Lydia Ucol Sellona, 64, of Waipahu, a retired ward clerk for Kaiser Medical Center, died Tuesday. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Francisco Jr.; sons Jesse, Samuel and Eric; daughters Nellie Estanique, and Mi- nerva and Catherine Corpuz; and 11 grandchildren. Rosary: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Sandra Marie Silva, 49, of Honolulu, died Oct. 1. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Frank E. Silva, Gino Godinet and Carl Silva. Services: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. John Vianney Church, Kailua. Graveside service: 3 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers.
Masaru Takaki, 91, of Lihue, a foreman for Kauai Builders, died Feb. 25 in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Shizue; brothers Tony W., Susumu and Isamu H.; and sisters Hatsuku Kimura and Shizuko Shinmura. Private services.
May Shigeko Uemoto, 91, of Honolulu died Tuesday. She is also survived by sisters Toshiko Kimura and Yachiyo Muranaka. The mortuary provided additional information for an obituary published yesterday.
Robert Gordon "Ski" von Tempsky Jr., 80, of Kula, Maui, a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving in World War II, died Thursday at home. He was also a manager for Haleakala Motors, Kahului. He was born in Kula. He is survived by wife Mary Bannister, sons Kimball and Robert G. III, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. Donations suggested to Alzheimer's Foundation or to Hospice Maui.
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