For Friday, May 13, 2011
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, May 13, 2011
Glenn Howard Allen
April 21, 2011
Glenn Howard Allen, 69, of Waipahu, a Navy veteran, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Rhode Island. He is survived by wife Yumi S., daughters Lisa A.A. Pang and Amy E.A. Medeiros, mother Anita May, brothers Gene and Paul, sister Marsha, seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Inurnment: 11 a.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
Heen Lee Chang
May 9, 2011
HeenLee Chang, 92, of Honolulu, a retired McCully Chop Suey Restaurant kitchen helper, died in Nuuanu Hale. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by sons Alfred and Shui L., daughters Sharleen Yeung and Cecilia Chang, sister Siu Jane Lau, 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
March 11, 2011
Nathan Costa, 52, of Phoenix died in Phoenix. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Theresa K., sons Mark A.K. and Austin J.K., daughter Elizabeth P. K. and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Patrick’s Church, Kaimuki. Mass: 10 a.m.. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Beth P. Ehu
May 7, 2011
Beth P. Ehu, 73, of Hilo, a retired Serta Mattress Co. office manager in Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Keaukaha, Hawaii. She is survived by son Edgar K. Ehu and Punahele Dennis K. Papalimu; brothers Joseph K. and Timothy K. Papalimu, William L. Abraham, and Jack K. Odani; sisters Rebecca P. Baji and Ruth K. Papalimu; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Monday at the Hilo Stake Center, 1373 Kilauea Ave. Services: 10:30 a.m. Urn burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No 2. Casual attire.
May 3, 2011
Masakichi Gima, 89, of Ewa Beach, a retired cook and farmer and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by wife Lily T.Y., son Wayne W.Y., daughters Anna S.L. and Grace S.S., brother Masajiro, sister Motomi Asato and four grandchildren. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Wednesday.
Lillian Katherine Hjelm
May 5, 2011
Lillian Katherine Hjelm, 84, of Kailua-Kona died. She was born in Seattle. She is survived by son Bruce March; daughters Kathleen and Colleen March and Karin Weber; five grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services.
George Kui Kam
April 28, 2011
George Kui Kam, 90, of Honolulu, a retired merchant seaman and Navy veteran, died in Avalon Care Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Robert. Private services.
Cecilia Pualani Keliihoomalu
May 3, 2011
Cecilia Pualani Keliihoomalu, 74, of Wai-manalo, a Puuhale Elementary School head custodian, died in Waimanalo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Robert K. and Samuel Jr., daughter Mabel A. Spencer, hanai daughter Sandy Kipapa, 14 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitations: 6 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. George Church, Waimanalo. Services: 7 p.m. Monday. Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday. Burial: noon Tuesday at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.
Jerry Ah On Lum
May 2, 2011
Jerry Ah On Lum, 89, of Aiea, a Realtor and Army veteran who served in World War II, died. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Rodney S.L., Darryl S.K. and Spencer J.; daughter Blanche L. Drumheiser; brother Robert; and three grandchildren. Private services.
Emma Rose Kilioulanihoopiiwahine-keakaleihilinakapualoke-okalaniakea McCoy
April 29, 2011
Emma Rose Kilioulanihoopiiwahinekeakaleihilinakapualokeokalaniakea McCoy, 58, of Waimea, Kauai, a Waimea Canyon Middle School security employee and Army veteran, died at home. She was born in Nanakuli. She is survived by companion and caregiver Francine S.; brothers Lester “Bully,” Patrick “O’Brien,” Johnnie “O’Day” and Ray “Kaae”; sisters Patricia “Cookie” and Crystal “Kehaulani” McCoy and Quezal “Kuuipo” Cooper; the Akana ohana in Waimea; and the Chugga family in Texas. Scattering of ashes at Nanakuli Depots Beach at a later date.
Leon Clayton Nedbalek
April 22, 2011
Leon Clayton “Ned” Nedbalek, 75, of Mililani, a Wonder View Press co-owner, commercial pilot and retired Air Force lieutenant colonel, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Beeville, Texas. He is survived by wife Lani, son Zane, daughters Malissa and Carla G., and a grandchild. Private services. Incorrect information published in an obituary yesterday.
Richard Shichiro Nunokawa
April 26, 2011
Richard Shichiro Nunokawa, 90, of Honolulu, a Young Bros. manager, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Alan and Eddie, brother Harold, sister Lois Lincoln and two grandchildren. Private services held. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.
William Balongkit Ponce
April 22, 2011
William Balongkit Ponce, 77, of Waianae, an Army veteran and retired from the U.S. Army and federal civil service, died in St. Francis Hospice West. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Christine Cornwall-Ponce; sons Vernon and Guy Ceno and Ronald and Marc Cornwall; daughters Lea-Vien Burke and KaRena Bejarano; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Vicente R. Rios
April 22, 2011
Vicente R. Rios, 93, of Honolulu, formerly of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired Outrigger Canoe Club cook, died in Honolulu. He was born in San Vicente, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Florence A.; sons Morris and Mark; daughters Helen Ayson, Leonila Guitang and Catherine Cabatu; stepsons Alfred and Roland Salva and Randy Cababa; stepdaughters Linda Dorsett and Merlyn Quintos; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.
Tom Tomotaro Tasato
April 29, 2011
Tom Tomotaro Tasato, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Army civil service electrical technician, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Setsuko, sons Gary T. and Jason T., and two grandchildren. Private services.
Golden Leinani Teves
April 29, 2011
Golden Leinani “Laia” Teves, 84, of Kailua-Kona, a retired child care provider, died in Life Care Center of Kona. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by sons James Wilson and Michael Teves, 21 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m Monday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahala Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.
Mary Lukow Thompson
April 25, 2011
Mary Lukow Thompson, 97, of Honolulu, a part-time insurance and banking employee, died in Hale Nani Nursing Center. She was born in Gill, Mass. She is survived by sons Paul E., Richard J. and Larry F.; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.
Jason Navarro Viejo
April 24, 2011
Jason Navarro Viejo, 20, of Honolulu, an Army National Guard specialist 4, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sheila, father Edgar, mother Adora Aurelio, stepfather Cesar Aurelio, brothers Mark Viejo and Brandon Aurelio, sisters Trisha Kay and Cerah Aurelio, and grandparents Luis Viejo Sr., Luzviminda Viejo and Rosalina Navarro. Visitations: 6 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Burial: 2 p.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
Henrietta Pearl Visser
May 10, 2011
Henrietta Pearl “Hanale” Visser, 88, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired Department of Hawaiian Home Lands secretary, died at home. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by son Hanale, daughters Wene Silva and Joan Jones, 10 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Private services.
William Nadal Walker
April 26, 2011
William Nadal Walker, 92, of Kaneohe, a Schofield Barracks foreman, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gail P.; son Daniel; daughters Tiffany Olson, Jolene Akau and Pennie Adams; brother Joseph Hernandez; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday and 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Monday and 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. Burial: 1 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Juliana Marie Walters
May 4, 2011
Juliana Marie Walters, 55, of, Hilo, an occupational therapist who worked at Honolulu Convalescent Center, Honolulu Rehabilitation Center and Kaneohe State Hospital, died in St. Francis Hospice West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by father Lewis E., mother Irma E. and brother Dr. Leslie L. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Oahu Cemetery. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.
April 13, 2011
Starlyn Wong, 71, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard employee, died in Maurice Sullivan Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Darrylyn “Daro” “Mo” Carreira. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 1525 Waimano Home Road, Pearl City. Mass: 7 p.m. Private inurnment.
Yoko T. Yamamoto
April 25, 2011
Yoko T. Yamamoto, 80, of Honolulu, a retired Duty Free Shoppers salesclerk, died at home. She was born in Chiba Ken, Japan. She is survived by sons Gregory, Allen and Derek; daughters Karen Powell and Dale Skeen; and six grandchildren. Private services.
Stanley Isamu Yamauchi
May 8, 2011
Stanley Isamu Yamauchi, 63, of Kaneohe, a Castle High School teacher and Navy veteran, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Shaun; daughter Kimberly; brothers George, Roy and Gary; sisters Linda Yamauchi and Florence Seabury; and two grandchildren. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park gazebo. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information published in an obituary yesterday.