Ruth Louise Arnold
Dec. 22, 2004
Ruth Louise Arnold, 85, of Honolulu, a retired switchboard repair technician, died in Maunalani Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Ohio. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Oahu Cemetery. Casual attire.
Dec. 29, 2004
Alipio Bodano, 90, of Lihue, a retired Lihue Plantation Grow Farm irrigator, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Bangued Abra, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Elisa, son David, daughters Verna Bodano, Katherine Reiff and Marla McGurn, and seven grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at the Immaculate Conception Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Lihue Public Cemetery. Casual attire.
Sylvia Lum Chun
Dec. 23, 2004
Sylvia Lum Chun, 84, of Hono-lulu died in Kaiser Foundation Hospital. She was born in Hono-lulu. She is survived by sons Kenneth A. and Lawrence B., daughters Colleen C. Cunningham and Kathleen Chun, sister Carole Wong, and two grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.
Marjorie Call Goss
Dec. 23, 2004
Marjorie Call Goss, 91, of Kailua, a retired school teacher, died. She was born in Manhattan, Kan. She is survived by husband Roy, son Roy Jr., daughter Virginia Ori, hanai daughter Penny Bueno, two grandchildren, two hanai grandchildren, one great-grandson and two hanai great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Monday at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 780 Keolu Drive, Kailua. Donations suggested to Emmanuel Episcopal Church.
Lily Fumi Honda
Dec. 27, 2004
Lily Fumi Honda, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Takashi Honda D.D.S. office manager, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Takashi, sons Steven, Randall and Albert, brother Edward Aotani, sister Jean Kami and five grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Rev. Fa'afouina Iofi
Dec. 21, 2004
The Rev. Fa'afouina Iofi, 80, of Waipahu died in San Diego. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by sons Phillip and Eddie "Eti Alesana" M., daughters Leonette T.M. Spear and Eileen Marie Avapui Ramos, hanai daughters Loto Tagaloa and Soonafai Tervola, seven grandchildren and one great-grandson. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Anna Kui Yin Ho Kamahele
Dec. 27, 2004
Anna Kui Yin Ho Kamahele, 92, of Hilo, a retired lei maker and vendor, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Lawrence and Wallace, daughter Eleanor, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Hilo Seventh-day Adventist Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Kenneth Raymond Kekoa
Dec. 19, 2004
Kenneth Raymond "Buddy" Kekoa, 71, of Kailua, a retired electrician and Body of Christ Miracle Church pastor, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lilian; son Kenneth Jr.; daughters Lynn and Dorothy Kekoa, and Lee Ann Kekoa-Johnson; brother Pastor Hotch Kekoa; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Church of the Nazarene, Kailua. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.
Hugo Kaimana Kekona
Dec. 24, 2004
Hugo Kaimana Kekona, 68, of Kahuku, a tour driver, died in Kahuku. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by sons Douglas "Kai" Kekona and Hugh Tillman, sister Eloise Lurito, and one grandson. Services: 8 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Burial: 1 p.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Kenneth Fook Wong Ng
Dec. 27, 2004
Kenneth Fook Wong Ng, 80, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Shipyard Shop No. 06 machinist tool maker, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Keanae, Maui. He is survived by wife Marie, sons Kenneth Jr., Stephen and Michael, daughter Victoria, brothers Larry, Patrick and Clement, 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.
Dec. 28, 2004
Antone "Tony" Parraga, 75, of Kekaha, Kauai, a Kekaha Sugar Plantation harvesting superintendent, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Kalaheo, Kauai. He is survived by wife Annie S.; daughters Suzette and Lori Parraga, and Terry Souza; sisters Mildred Nakea, Mary Ruiz and Alice Reis; brothers Louis and Joe; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Theresa's Church, Kekaha. Call after 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.
Walter Shigeo Teruya
Dec. 18, 2004
Walter Shigeo Teruya, 89, of Waikapu, Maui, a former Wailuku Sugar Mill weed control overseer, died at home. He was born in Waikapu. He is survived by wife Joyce, son Marvin, daughters Mildred Stevenson and Lovinia "Teri," three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Maui Memorial Park.
Stephen Kiyoshi Uyehara
Dec. 26, 2004
Stephen Kiyoshi Uyehara, 60, of Hilo, a handyman, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Kalani, Edward and Barry, brothers Robert, Thomas and Gregory, sisters Shirley Cubio, Barbara Onekea and Marsha Nowinski, and nine grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home Chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
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