Dolores Martin / Hawaii Democratic Leader
Mary Francis Mitsuko Adachi, 80, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died Nov. 15 in Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi. She is survived by sons David T. and Daniel T., daughters Billie-Ann T. Takahashi and Lori-Ann N. Adachi, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Incorrect information was published in an obituary yesterday.
Ronald "Ronnie" Seitoku Aniya, 60, of Wahiawa, an Air National Guard retiree with more than 40 years of service and president of Wahiawa Pop Warner football, died Nov. 12. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Rachael; sons Paul and Grant; daughter Rona Aniya-Miyashita; stepsons Ted Lacuesta and Albert Cahitas Jr.; mother Ethel; father Sosei; brothers Richard, Morris "Mo" and Dennis; sisters Irene Sora and Bertha Laubscher; and six grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at same chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Florentino Venegas Bustamante, 54, of Honolulu, a Waialae Country Club lawn maintenance worker, died Tuesday. He was born in La Union, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Rosamarie; daughter Katrina; brothers Reynaldo, Genaro and Marcial; and sisters Adelina Khan, Gloria Alipio, Violeta Boyer. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony's Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.
Dionicio Corpuz, 100, of Lihue, a laborer, died Monday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He is also survived by daughter Paula Rosa. The mortuary provided additional information for an obituary published yesterday.
Evaresto "Papu" Menguita Espe, 90, of Waialua, died Nov. 13. He was born in San Fernando, La Union, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Gregoria; sons Evaresto "Sonny," Roland, Rudy, Sonny and Evaresto "Jun Jun" Jr.; daughters Mary Koprinock and Maureen Inciong; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at St. Michael's Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Sunhild Hampson, also known as Edith Sunhild Hampson, 88, of Honolulu, a retired puppeteer known as the "Puppet Lady," died Sunday. She was born in Poland. She is survived by one nephew. Private services. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Donations suggested to Gregory House Programs.
Carroll Mark Haygood, 87, of Keaau, Hawaii, a World War II veteran and retired airplane machinist, died Tuesday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Cheyenne, Wyo. He is survived by daughters Linda Carol Braswell and Julie C. Ross, and two grandchildren. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
Michio Richard Honda, 70, of Wailuku, died Nov. 15 at home. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by sons Elwyn M. and Mark S.; daughter Lisa A. Fernandez; brothers T. Bruce and Edward H.; sisters Alice A. Panui, Jean T. Ferreira and Rose T. Nishida; and two grandchildren. Private services.
Thomas "Tom" Kiyomasa Kakazu, 89, of Aiea, died Nov. 12 in Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Melvin and Alvin; daughters Dora Arakaki, Nancy Kakazu and Lillian Brewer; brother Sam; sisters Betty Inouye, Sally Nakama and Helene Imai; and seven grandchildren. Private services.
Ellen Winant Knox, 86, of Kaneohe, died Nov. 9 in Salafina Health Resources. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Roger I., sons Stephen W. and Roger "Rick" Jr., daughters Marilyn "Lyn" Turner and Laurie Loney, 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Friday at Pohai Nani Club Room. Reception to follow. Private burial. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii, 860 Iwilei Road, Honolulu 96817.
Shizuko Kodama, 88, of Aiea, a retired Navy Exchange Laundry employee, died Nov. 10. She was born on Maui. She is survived by sons Donald, David and James; daughters Mildred Shiraki and Mae Ohara; caregivers Marietta Paquirigan and Ofelia Baxa; 11 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Private services.
Ngan Sum Loo, 85, of Honolulu, a retired McKinley High School teacher, died Nov. 13 in Straub Hospital. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by son David Aiona, brothers Wa Hop and Wa Sung, sister Ngan Lu Lum, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.
Nora Bush Potter, 95, of Honolulu, died Tuesday. She was born in Kierrmuir, Scotland. She is survived by daughter Elizabeth Ripperton and two grandchildren. Private services.
Sarah Louise "Sally Lou" Preston, 70, of Mililani, a former Kamehameha Schools employee and office manager and personal secretary at the state Legislature, died last Saturday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Ralph, sons Christopher and David, daughter Paula "Missy" Pellecchia, brother Able Fraga and four grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Patrick Church. Call after 6 p.m.
Hideko Shimizu, 81, of Honolulu, died Nov. 14. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Tokio and sister Mariye. Private services.
Clarence Gyokuo Shinto, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Cannery mechanic, died Oct. 13 in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mildred and brother Hidetomo. Private services.
Leomageldo "Leo" Suan, 77, of Waianae, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard machinist, died Nov. 15. He was born in Kawailoa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Maria; sons Leonard, Patrick and Zachary; daughters Charlene "CJ" Hayashi, Donna Louden, Rowena Beaver, MaryAnn Dearmore and Darice Suan; 15 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 10:15 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.
Kenneth Dillion Thomas, 73, of Mililani, a retired chef, died Nov. 8 in Pearl City. He was born in Santa Monica, Calif. He is survived by daughters Karen Gallo, Kathleen Kimbrell and Toni Krumme; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.
Ernest Luchena Veniegas Sr., 90, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed tattoo artist, died Wednesday in Kaiser Foundation Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Anna; son Ernest L. Jr.; daughters Yolanda M. Veniegas, Cindy S. Hamilton, Irene Y. Tateishi and Aileen E. Alama; brother Camillo; 13 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Services: noon Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Inurnment: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.
Arthur Kwan Sang Wong, 77, of Pearl City, a retired aircraft mechanic supervisor for the federal government, died Nov. 15 in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Janet; daughters Jeanette Y.K. Wong, Corlis S.L. Nihei, Kathleen "Kathy" S.U. Wilson and Carol S.Y. Murakami; sister Betty Brabenec; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Good Counsel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers.
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