Sixto T. Butardo, 84, of Honolulu, a retired C. Brewer & Co. and Pahala Kauai Sugar Mill employee, died June 29, 2003. He was born in Santo Domingo, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Arcadia, daughters Essie Custodio and Lucrecia Casimiro, brothers Silverio and Mariano, sisters Isidra Butardo and Andrea Artades, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary, East Chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Philomena Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.
Casimiro C. "Casey" Cantorna, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Supply Center stevedore, died July 16, 2003, at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Francisca; adopted son Edgar; hanai son Reuel; daughters Blossom M. Akana-Lum and Judaline Desjacques; brothers Miguel, Geraldo and Magno; sister Grigoria Ramos; two grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Noble W.D. Chung, 70, of Honolulu, died July 9, 2003, in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by wife Ruby, daughter Celise Nakakura, brothers Julius and Stephen, and two grandchildren. Taoist services: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Leonard Gene Dias, 54, of Waipahu, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard employee, died July 10, 2003, in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Helen H.S.; brothers Adolpho Jr., Melvin and Leroy; and sisters Rose Saldana and Helen Kuikahi. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park.
Alexus Kainaniwaihokulani Ganaban, infant daughter of Patrick Ganaban and Anndora "Dora" Dalumpinis, died July 1, 2003, at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by brother Michael; sister Philomena Dalumpinis-Ganaban; grandparents Paul and Natividad "Natie" Ganaban, Lenora Dalumpinis and Sonny Robello; and great-grandparent Conception Galapon. Mass: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Church, 87-786 Old Gov't Road. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow.
Jesus Camacho Garcia, 53, of Wahiawa, a self-employed handyman, died July 8, 2003, in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Rosa Morada Sinaloa, Mexico. He is survived by wife Rosa M. Camacho; companion Caroline Hawelu; sons Jesus Jr. and Hamilton and Barney Hawelu; daughters Yolanda and Juanita Camacho; mother Alejandra G. Lopez; brothers Miguel Camacho and Jaime, Jose, Victor, Alberto, Rafael and Mauricio Serrano; and sisters Ramona Paez and Carlota and Alejandra Serrano. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at St. Roch's Catholic Church in Kahuku. Call after 6 p.m.
Gregg Nathaniel Goustin, 47, of Chiang Mai, Thailand, former English as a second language teacher, died April 6, 2003. He was born in Minneapolis. He is survived by wife Tomoko and brothers Ethan and Scott. Graveside services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Memorial Park.
Louis Kaleinoanoa Kealiiholopee Kahanu, 72, of Kaneohe, a retired Honolulu Police Department employee and state Department of the Attorney General Medicare Division employee, died July 11, 2003, in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Norma Johanna, sons Brad and Patrick, daughter Sherri Shephard, brother George and sister Lucy Lei Girelli. Services: 6 p.m. Sunday at Central Union Church Atherton Chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Shimeyo Kaku, 85, of Pearl City, a retired Kabuki Restaurant employee and owner of a plant nursery, died July 12, 2003, in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by daughter Jane S. Kakazu, sister Ann Ito Maui, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
George Kiyoshi Kikuyama, 70, of Pearl City, a retired gardener, died July 3, 2003, at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Frank, Richard and Harry; and sisters Helen Kikuyama and Nancy S. Gushikuma. Private services.
Yutaka Kimura, 98, of Kamuela, Hawaii, a retired Parker Ranch cattle supervisor, died July 17, 2003, in Papaaloa, Hawaii. He was born in Kamuela. He is survived by sons Samuel, Thomas and Charles; hanai daughter Diane Kimura-Sugiyama; brother Hisao; 14 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Thursday at Kamuela Hongwanji Mission. Call after 2:30 p.m. Burial to follow at Kamuela American-Japanese Civic Association Cemetery. Casual attire.
Kiyono Kunitake, 93, of Holualoa, Hawaii, a retired coffee farmer, died July 11, 2003, at home. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Melvin, Nelson, Oliver, Eugene and Walter; daughters Esther Jenkins and April Yoshimoto; 17 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Kona Hongwanji Mission in Kealakekua, Hawaii. Call after 4 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.
Siaosi Maluotoga, 59, of Waipahu, a Church of Christ minister in Waipahu, died July 13, 2003, in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Fagatogo, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Prisca, sons Eric L. and Elton P., brothers Siale and Junior, and sister Sili Ueno. Services: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Herminio Miguel Martin, 61, of Sitka, Alaska, formerly of Honolulu, a Sitka Sound Seafood Cannery laborer, died June 30, 2003, in Seattle. He was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Caridad; son Celesteen; daughters Saturnina Tuggle and Gene Patricia; father Ceferino Sr.; mother Marcelina; brother Rudolfo; sisters Josefa Villanueva, Susie Stephens and Warlita Martin; and eight grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.
Seikichi "Changi" Nagamine, 80, of Ewa Beach, a retired U.S. government warehouse supply clerk at Naval Air Station Barbers Point, died July 14, 2003, in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Tokie; sons Glenn S. and Wayne S.; brothers Fred S., Richard S., Stanley Y. and James S.; sisters Masae Goya, Ethel H. Oshiro and Joyce M. Shimabukuro; and a grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Tsutae Nakahara, 78, of Hilo, a retired Waiakea-Waena School cafeteria cook in Hilo, died July 13, 2003, in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Miles; daughters Diana Tomori and Jan Nakahara; hanai daughter Helen Makuakane-Hayselden; brothers Shoichi, Ken and Isaac Shigematsu; sisters Emiko Sumitani, Sadame Sato, Aiko Sakazaki and Leatrice Okamoto; three grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Karen Moana Naukana-Gabeler, 76, of San Francisco, a retired U.S. government employee, died July 15, 2003, in San Francisco. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Camille Buckle, sister Benedyne Kim and two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Vincente Roldan, 81, of Okinawa, formerly of Hana, Maui, a retired U.S. Army Intelligence employee, died April 23, 2002, on Okinawa. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by wife Sadako A.; sons Gerald and Norman; daughters Valerie Hayashida, Vel Okuma and Lanita Becker; brother Jose; sisters Delores Abangan and Expectacion Buhay; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Tetsuo Takeoka, 86, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired Hamakua Sugar machinist and a U.S. Army veteran, died June 22, 2003, in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honokaa. He is survived by sisters Tomeko Masuda and Haruko Nakai. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Honokaa Hongwanji. Casual attire. No flowers.
Kenneth T. Tanaka, 61, of Indianapolis, an Ameritech telephone company employee and a U.S. Air Force veteran, died June 20, 2003, in Indianapolis. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dierdre; sons Steven and Edward; brothers Toshiaki, Shunji, Albert, Charles and Walter; and sisters Hiroko Kawasaki and Janice Tanino. Services held.
Masatoshi "Masa" Tarumoto, 77, of Hilo, a retired C. Brewer data processing manager, died July 9, 2003, in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by brothers Paul and Richard, and sister Betty Ikeda. Services: 4 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
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