Gabino Batangan Batacan
Sept. 26, 2004
Gabino Batangan Batacan, 96, of Waialua, a retired Waialua Sugar Co. employee, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Barangay 7, San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by daughter Lucrecia B. Simon, sister Flora B. Castro, caregiver Carolyn Gilman and four grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Oct. 16 at Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary, makai chapel. Burial: 11 a.m. at the cemetery. Casual attire.
Florenda Calma Cadiz
Sept. 11, 2004
Florenda Calma "Lina" Cadiz, 53, of Ewa Beach, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in San Mateo, Isabella, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Rudy B.; son Chris C.; daughter Catherine C.; mother Rosita Calma; brother Jacinto Jr.; sisters Florencia Canos, Marina Queja, Floserfida Florentina, Josefina Visitacion, Flordaliza, Mhurray Tomas, Norlinda Salvador and Dominga Tugangui; and two grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Alice Sachiko Fukuki
Sept. 21, 2004
Alice Sachiko Fukuki, 79, of Kamuela, Hawaii, a Mauna Kea Beach Hotel Flower Shop salesclerk, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Patrick and Ryan; daughters Coreen Fujikawa, Alysandra Sunahara and Sherryle Hefner; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Kamuela Hongwanji Mission. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Thelma Nobuko Furukawa
Sept. 14, 2004
Thelma Nobuko Furukawa, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Jaja Fashion salesclerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waianae. She is survived by sons Fred, Melvin and Alan; sister Claire Spear; nine grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. Private services.
Virginia Theresa Haake
Sept. 28, 2004
Virginia Theresa Haake, 90, of Kihei, Maui, a homemaker, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Philip, son Kirk and nine grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hospice Maui, Hale Makua, Meals-on-Wheels or Hale Kau Kau care of St. Theresa's Church in Kihei.
George Nolan Halemano
Sept. 24, 2004
George Nolan "Keoki" Halemano, 57, of Waianae, a G&N Trucking and Kanoa Trucking owner, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nanette K.K.P.; son John; daughters Gigi H. Medeiros, Diana H. Lyman, Corrina Halemano, Claudette Sur, Wishy Kapoi and Lisa-Rose Lewis; brothers John Jr. and Clement; sister Emily Favinger-Popovich; and 18 grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.
Sept. 27, 2004
Kii Honda, 88, of Koloa, Kauai, a retired Sueoka's store clerk, died in Kauai Care Center. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Barry and Michael; daughters Louise Fowler and Frances Kagimoto; brothers Burt and Asao Ebata; sisters Kimi Odo, Betty Yamamoto and Dale Yamanaka; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.
Eulalia Cosbodillo Huschka
Sept. 18, 2004
Eulalia Cosbodillo Huschka, 74, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, a retired restaurant manager, died at home. She was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Kim L. and Jude G. Leyson; daughters Karla L. Yamada, Georgia A. Sparks, Janice M. Caravalho and Dorothea M. Huschka; brothers Bonifacio "Barney," Phillip and Charles Cosbodillo; sisters Aurelia "Aulia" Gantenbien, Epifania Ramos, Rosalia "Rosie" Obina, Mary Cosbodillo, Janet Hori and Dalisay "Dolly" Crotty; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Douglas Fumio Matsuda
Sept. 29, 2004
Douglas Fumio Matsuda, 88, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a Radio Electronics Inc. owner in Honokaa, died in Hale Hoola Hamakua. He was born in Fukuoka, Japan. He is survived by wife Janet M.; sons Melvyn, Glen and Brent; brother Tomoichi "Tom"; sisters Pat Akahiji and Maude Matsuda; and five grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Honokaa Hongwanji Mission. Call after 4:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Sept. 17, 2004
Tsuruko Miyahira, 91, of Honolulu, a retired private housekeeper, died in the Convalescent Center of Honolulu. She was born in Kaheka, Maui. She is survived by daughters Betsy Sakihara and Florence Yoshida; brother George S. Kohatsu; sisters Shizuko Aragaki, Marion T. Kohatsu, Lillian M. Satoshige, Jane S. Ikeda and Toshie Nako; 11 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services.
Sept. 15, 2004
Kenji "Kenneth" Morinaga, 83, of Honolulu, a retired city Parks and Recreation supervisor, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by son Gene, daughters Robyn Nagayama and Gwen Morinaga-Kama, sisters Tomie Nagasako and Toshie Shinno, eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.
Edith Masayo Ogata
Sept. 28, 2004
Edith Masayo Ogata, 87, of Honolulu, a federal government nursing assistant, died at home. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by brothers Masao and Yuzuru Yamasaki; sisters Ayano Kuwahara, Jeanette Saito and Flora Higashi; and two grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Francisco Dayap Pascua
Sept. 24, 2004
Francisco Dayap Pascua, also known as "Icko" and "Frank," 90, of Wahiawa, a Hawaiian Pineapple Co. Ltd., Dole Corp., Holmes and Narver, and Leilehua Golf Course employee, died at home. He also was self-employed in the yard maintenance industry. He was born in Santa Maria, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Leonarda A.; sons Remigio and Francisco "Joe"; daughters Teresita Lumabao, Valentina P. Nordell, Esmenia P. Sinenci and Yolanda P. Thompson; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 1403-A California Ave. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Nena Quinto Talastas
Sept. 15, 2004
Nena Quinto Talastas, 75, of Honolulu, died in Santa Mesa, the Philippines. She was born in Mapandan, Pangasinan, the Philippines. She is survived by sons Arthur and Manolo, daughters Susan Bautista and Dina Castro, three brothers, two sisters, caregiver Maria L. Bautista, 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Philomena Church, 3300 Ala Laulani St. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.
Sept. 21, 2004
Michie Tanaka, 88, of Waimea, Kauai, a homemaker, died in Kauai Care Center. She was born in Evanstone, Wyo. She is survived by sister Matsumi Nagamura. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Waimea Honpa Hongwanji.
Walter Tavares Sr.
Sept. 19, 2004
Walter "Wally" Tavares Sr., 78, of Keaau, Hawaii, formerly of Honolulu, a retired heavy equipment mechanic and operator and U.S. Army veteran, died at home. He also was a former stock car driver No. 66. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marian; sons Wally, Michael and Mark; daughter Gloria Lee; brothers John, Joseph and George; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 1:15 p.m. Friday at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 2124 Pauoa Road. Call after 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl, 2177 Puowaina Drive. Casual attire. No flowers.
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