Mary O. Aiton
June 23, 2004
Mary O. Aiton, 93, of Honolulu, a Realtor for Earl Thacker Ltd. Realtors and Rattan Art Gallery vice president, died at home. She was born in Joplin, Mo. She is survived by daughters Nancy Miller and Jane Soo. Services: 4 p.m. Tuesday at St. Clement's Episcopal Church. Inurnment in Florida. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the American Red Cross.

Trinidad Alconcel
June 17, 2004
Trinidad Alconcel, 88, of Honolulu, a former counsul general in Honolulu and Philippine ambassador to Argentina, died at home. He was born in Caoayan, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Jocelyn; sons Steevens, Shermann, Romeo and Cecilio; daughters Solita Kangleon, Angelina Barrientos, Jenny Quezon and Victoria Alconcel; sisters Avelina and Socorro; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Mass: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Call after 7 p.m. Additional services: 9 a.m. Thursday at the cathedral. Call after 8:30 a.m. Private burial.

Pedro Valdez Badua
May 30, 2004
Pedro Valdez Badua, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard coppersmith, died in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Feliza; daughters Philamer Ichikawa, Carolyn Tatsuyama, Eleanor Gorospe and Valerie Au; brothers Seponias, Angel and Lino; and five grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Wallace A. Brownlie
May 28, 2004
Wallace A. Brownlie, 90, of Walnut Creek, Calif., formerly of Kailua, a retired U.S. Navy aviation officer and U.S. Geological Survey civil and hydraulics engineer, died in Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Contra Costa County. He was born in Whittier, Calif. He is survived by wife Idell; sons Richard and Michael; sisters Lois Fisher, Reba Mattson, Dorothy Grant and Lori Hnatovic; and two grandchildren. Services held in California.

William Thomas Carse
June 20, 2004
William Thomas Carse, 89, of Kailua-Kona, a retired University of Hawaii at Hilo professor and U.S. Army veteran, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Foster, Neb. He is survived by wife Dorothy Mae; sons David, Charles and John; and two grandchildren. Private services.

Bessie Mydell Chow
June 16, 2004
Bessie Mydell Chow, 78, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Keaau, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Edward; son Edward Y.H.; daughters Jenifer Igoe, Edlynne Makue and Kimberly-Uilani Chow; sisters Elizabeth Lum and Ada Young; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Fred Toshio Hasebe
June 18, 2004
Fred Toshio Hasebe, 83, of Pearl City, a retired city Department of Parks and Recreation supervisor, died in Avalon Care Center. He was born in Koolaupoko. He is survived by wife Fumino, daughters Sheryl Nakasone and Annette Tanimoto, brothers Charles and Yozo, and three grandchildren. Private services.

Denis Ikehara
June 21, 2004
Denis Ikehara, 57, of Puhi, Kauai, a Glover Honsador mechanic, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Rosita; sons Royden, Roland and Rodney; father Seikichi; brothers Sidney and Clinton; sister Sally Adolfo; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Church of the Nazarene, Hanapepe. Services: noon Saturday at the church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.

Genevieve Jean Kahao
June 19, 2004
Genevieve Jean Kahao, 76, of Kailua, a retired state custodian, died in Honolulu. She was born in Papaaloa, Hawaii. Mass: 8 a.m. Saturday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Kailua. Graveside services: 10 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Mildred Fujie Kakuno
June 16, 2004
Mildred Fujie Kakuno, 73, of Pearl City, a retired Automatic Door Specialist Inc. bookkeeper, died in Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children, Pali Momi. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughter GayLynne Martin, brother Walter Hirano and sister Mae Morioka. Services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Nobuo Matsunaka
June 23, 2004
Nobuo Matsunaka, 71, of Hilo, a retired Qualified Painting Service commercial painter, died at home. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Shirley; son Oren; daughters Wendy Fujimoto, Dale Fujiyoshi and Corey Ishimoto; brothers Takeshi, Richard and Yoshimi; sisters Haruko Hayashi, Elsie Otani, Janice Okamoto and Kazue Koyama; and nine grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire.

Thanh Dinh Ngo
June 18, 2004
Thanh Dinh Ngo, 83, of Mililani, died at home. He was born in Vietnam. He is survived by sons David, Neil and Michael; daughters Khanh Chang, Cindy Nguyen, Laura Tran and Diane Ngo; brother Hoa; sister Tam; and 12 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa, 712 N. School St. Call after 5:45 p.m. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Helen Barnett Philippi
June 3, 2004
Helen Barnett Philippi, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Andrade and Co. vice president, died in Honolulu. She was born in Stonewall, Okla. She is survived by daughters Louise Philippi-Derr and Joan Navales, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to Shriners Hospital for Children, 1310 Punahou St., Honolulu 96826.

John Domingo Rodrigues
June 21, 2004
John Domingo Rodrigues, 89, of Hilo, a retired Yamada & Son's heavy equipment operator, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Gilbert and Harold; daughters Lorraine Buchanan, Carmen Moku and Anna Mae Velez; stepsons John, Joseph and George Pacheco; stepdaughters Kathleen Coit, Shirley Fuellas, Irene Kamiyama and Norma Jean Purdy; 34 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Mass: noon Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, ilima section. Casual attire.

David Sun Whang Sur
June 16, 2004
David Sun Whang Sur, 82, of Honolulu, a retired insurance underwriter, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Edward S.H. and sister Minnie Song. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Oahu Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information was published in an obituary yesterday.

Milton K. Tanouye
June 18, 2004
Milton K. "Honey Boy" Tanouye, 55, of Hauula, a former BF Furniture, McKenzie Tours, Grayline Tours and Kualoa Ranch employee, died in Hauula. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by father Wallace Sr.; brothers Wallace Jr. and Xavier Tanouye, Charles Kaleo, and Fred Jr. and Doyle Welch; and sisters Walleen Turner, Laura Torres, Stephanie Welch, Millicent Kealoha and Naomi Kumai. Services: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Greater Mt. Zion Church, Hauula. Call after 5 p.m. Additional services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hauula Cemetery. Casual attire.

Margaret K.H. Wong
June 9, 2004
Margaret K.H. Wong, 95, of Honolulu, died in Oahu Care Facility. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Stanley; daughters Barbara Dung, Arleen Wong and Patricia Frank; sisters Fannie Chock and Thelma Mock; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Rosary: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Star of the Sea Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Call after 9:30 a.m. Inurnment: 12:45 p.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

You can also search the Hawaii State Library System's
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