For Monday, May 23, 2011
POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 23, 2011
LAST UPDATED: 01:40 a.m. HST, May 23, 2011
Mark-Major Kakua Leongneefuk AhNee
April 14, 2011
Mark-Major Kakua Leongneefuk AhNee, 28, of Mililani died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Kenneth AhNee and Doreen Canada; brothers Ben Samosan and Kawika and Mano AhNee; and sister Cammy Roberts. Private services.
May 9, 2011
Reiko Araki, 67, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Fukuoka, Japan. She is survived by husband Clarence, son Steven, daughter Kathrine Pope, sister Shigeko Abe and four grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
May 13, 2011
Elise Berdon, infant daughter of Juan Berdon and Marla Ranon of Honolulu, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by brothers Juan Jr. and Manuel Berdon, Aizea and Elmar Ranon Jr., and Albert Gage-McDougall; sisters Destrie and Saige Ranon, and Pristina Berdon; and grandparents Christine McDougall, Hedy Rego and Arnold Berdon Sr. Private services.
Tiare Puanani Franco
May 14, 2011
Tiare Puanani Franco, 22, of Haiku, Maui, died. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Kawika; sons Kolomona and Kaulana Gleason; daughters Jeanne Russell and Lovely Franco; father Joseph Kaniaupio Jr.; mother Laura Kong; brothers Joe III, Sam and Sol Kaniaupio, and Shawn Victorino; sisters Peaches and Jennifer Kong, Joleen Kaniaupio and Apples Elaban; and grandparent Joseph Kaniaupio Sr. Visitation: 6 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Graveside services: 11:30 a.m. Sunday at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Alice deVeer Grover
May 14, 2011
Alice deVeer "Tutu" Grover, 90, of Keaau, Hawaii, formerly of Needham, Mass., died at home. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by son Robert L. deVeer; daughters Dianne Whetham, Susan Anderson and Carol Siebenrock; sister Pearl Woodward; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.
Florence Misae Higa
April 26, 2011
Florence Misae Higa, 89, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Education cafeteria helper at Nuuanu Elementary School, died. She was born in Waianae. She is survived by son Milton T.; daughter Caroline S. Ichiki; brothers Fred, Bert, Naro and Shiokichi Nishimura; and two grandchildren. Private services.
Harry Yasuo Hiromoto
May 15, 2011
Harry Yasuo Hiromoto, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Telephone Co. employee, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Thomas and Warren, and sisters Ellen Hiromoto and Mary Danley. Visitation: 1 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m.
May 12, 2011
Sueto Ikari, 84, of Kailua, a retired state Department of Education maintenance employee, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mitsue, son Mitchell I. and sisters Ruth T. Okase and Iris H. Yano. Private services.
Abigail Wahinekapu Kaaukai
May 3, 2011
Abigail Wahinekapu Kaaukai, 81, of Hilo, a retired Volcano House pantry employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Kalapana, Hawaii. She is survived by brother Herbert K. and sister Josephine M. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery in Hilo. Casual attire.
May 2, 2011
Kikuno Kawakami, 87, of Kaneohe died in Honolulu. She was born in Waialua, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Roy and Carl, daughters Carol Kawakami and Lynn Sumida, brother Yoshiharu Uemura and two grandchildren. Private services.
Ruth Masae Kiyono
May 2, 2011
Ruth Masae Kiyono, 100, of Honolulu died. She was born in Haina, Hawaii. Private services.
Dora Kikue Kumata
April 9, 2011
Dora Kikue Kumata, 85, of Aiea, a retired Piikoi Medical Laboratory clerk, died in Hale Ho Aloha. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by daughters Ellen M.K. Kazama, Elaine H. Kami and Eileen Y. Tahara; brother Earl Teruya; sisters Nancy Okuma, Patsy Nakama, Sally Suzuki and Eunice Shiratori; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No Flowers.
James Hawkins Loomis Jr.
May 14, 2011
James Hawkins Loomis Jr., 70, of Kailua-Kona, a chief executive officer and president of a construction hardware company, died. He was born in Pasadena, Calif. He is survived by wife Lorraine, son Thomas Prochow, daughters Melinda and Lisa, and brother Richard. Private services.
Felisa Jamon Menor
April 23, 2011
Felisa Jamon Menor, 85, of Waipahu, a Hawaiian Building Maintenance retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Sanchez Mira, Cagayan, Philippines. She is survived by sons Ernesto and Romeo, daughters Linda Quidilla and Gloria Valencia, brother Elpidio Jamon, sisters Ciriaca Viloria and Maria Galimba, and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Randal Kiyoshi Michioku
May 9, 2011
Randal Kiyoshi Michioku, 45, of Kaneohe died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Rodney and sister Sandra. Private services.
Peter Moses Sr.
March 18, 2011
Peter Moses Sr., 86, of Waimanalo, a painter, died in Waimanalo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Peter Jr. and Solomon H. Jr., 11 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday at 41-912 Kalanianaole Highway, Waimanalo. Potluck to follow.
Bert Masami Nakamura
May 8, 2011
Bert Masami Nakamura, 69, of Honolulu, a communication technician and Army veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Katherine M., brother George I. and sisters Jane M. Kobayashi and Jean Y. Yamashiro. Private services.
Pansobilla Marcelino Sandobal
April 28, 2011
Pansobilla Marcelino "Pete" Sandobal, 84, of Waipahu, a Marine Corps veteran who served in the Korean War’s Chosin Reservoir Campaign, died in Waipahu. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by daughters Elaine and Beverly, brother James and sister Louisa Comajis. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 11 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: noon. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Donald Mitsuru Shibuya
May 13, 2011
Donald Mitsuru "Buya Man" Shibuya, 74, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a former Ka‘u Sugar Co. and Ka‘u Agribusiness employee and a Hawaii Army National Guard sergeant with the 3rd Rifle Platoon, Company K, 299th Infantry, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Barbara; sons Dane and Daryl; daughters Donna Shibuya and Barbara Shibuya Mason; brothers Franklin, Rodgers, Floyd, George and Harold; sister Patricia Merritt; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Naalehu Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m.
Adeline Kuualoha Liftee Spencer
May 4, 2011
Adeline Kuualoha Liftee Spencer, 89, of Honolulu, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Erick, Fred and Dean; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. No flowers, but lei welcome.
Alfred Franz Max Vogl
May 11, 2011
Alfred Franz Max Vogl, 96, of Kailua-Kona, a tool and die maker, died. He was born in Hamburg, Germany. He is survived by son Jim, daughter Uta Silverman, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.
Pattie M. Yamamura
April 23, 2011
Pattie M. Yamamura, 93, of Honolulu, former owner of Pattie’s Beauty Shop, died in Ewa. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by son Paul, daughter Janie, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.
Hazel Kinuyo Yoshimoto
May 10, 2011
Hazel Kinuyo Yoshimoto, 84, of Mililani, a retired Hickam Air Force Base civil service supply technician, died in Hale Ola Kino. She was born in Ninole, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Thomas M., son Gerald N., daughter Shirland K. Yoshimura, brothers Katsumi and Akira Tsuha, sisters Doris T. Sugimoto and Nancy N. Asaeda, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.