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Obituaries

For Saturday, May 26, 2012


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Maria Elena Ashley
April 2, 2012
Maria Elena Ashley, 57, of Honolulu, a medical records decoder, died in Honolulu. She was born in Corpus Christi, Texas. She is survived by father Severo Camacho, brothers Mike and Severo Camacho Jr., and sister Esperanza Conzales. Visitation: 1:30 p.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 2:30 p.m. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society.

Maureen Annie Bretcher
May 15, 2012
Maureen Annie Bretcher, 81, of Honaunau, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Capetown, South Africa. She is survived by husband Edward.

Fernando Dizol Jr.
May 17, 2012
Fernando "Sonny" Dizol Jr., 78, of Koloa, Kauai, a retired Kauai County Parks and Recreation Department employee and a Navy veteran, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Kilauea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Zina; sons Fernando III, Alan Sr., Mark, James and Kekoa; daughters Vicki Mostofo, Selina Galvan, Kawailani Kilauano, Elizabeth Dizol, Rayleen "Sissy" Kahale, Andra Oda and Leanora Kaiaokamalie; brother Alex; sister Elanor Tamura; 20 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kekaha Ward. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kekaha Hawaiian Cemetery. Luncheon to follow. Casual attire.

Pablo Cablayan Draculan
May 18, 2012
Pablo Cablayan Draculan, 102, of Hilo, a retiree of the former Hamakua Sugar Co., died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lilia, daughters Lorena Kauhi and Michelle Draculan, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section. Casual attire.

Jane Dunn
May 17, 2012
Jane Dunn, 90, of Niu Valley, a retired Realtor, died in Honolulu. She was born in Colorado Springs, Colo. She is survived by daughter Sherri Dunn Sisson and two grandchildren. Services pending. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hawaii Public Radio.

Jacklyn Ene
April 21, 2012
Jacklyn "Kahea" Ene, 47, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Keola A. and brothers Luke K. Kaakau and Rodney K. Kahao. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

Rodolfo Gandeza
May 19, 2012
Rodolfo "Rudy" Gandeza, 67, of Honolulu, a supervisor, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Jackie; son Lance; daughter Lareina; brothers John, James, Joseph and Jacob Gandeza, and Nicasio Asunson; sisters Jessie Olivas, Medina Pawley and Florence Tavares; and a grandchild. Private services.

George Maurice Grant
April 30, 2012
George Maurice Grant, 76, of Honolulu, a plumber and an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Deport, Texas. He is survived by sons Scott and Martin, daughter Lou Ann, brothers Carroll and Joseph, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 1005 Lauia St., Kapolei. Services: 7:30 p.m. No flowers.

Kyle Ken Hanki
April 19, 2012
Kyle Ken Hanki, 55, of Honolulu, a Royal Hawaiian Band musician, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Gary Y. and Yoshiko, and brother Michael. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Donald Dean Ikenberry
May 17, 2012
Donald Dean Ikenberry, 80, of Kaneohe, a retired trucking business owner and an Air Force veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in New Mexico. He is survived by son Don, daughter Donna, brother Dewayne, sisters Rena Gilstrap and Lena Wright, and two grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Islands Hospice.

Robert Thomas Johns
May 15, 2012
Robert Thomas Johns, 70, of Hilo, proprietor of Quality Impressions in Las Vegas, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Lorna and brother Bill. No services. Online condolences: www.homelanimemorialpark.com.

Evelyn Shizuno Kirihara
May 14, 2012
Evelyn Shizuno Kirihara, 100, of Aiea, owner of Hawaii Radiator and P.Y. Kirihara Inc., died. She was born in Honaunau, Hawaii. She is survived by son Herbert Y., daughters Ann E. Rinnert and Gloria H. Tetzlaff, brother Herbert S. Tanaka, sister Caroline C. Fujinaka, nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.

Ilona B. Akeo Kuhns
May 11, 2012
Ilona B. Akeo Kuhns, 64, of Makaha, a retired Yum Yum Tree waitress, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Robert K. Sr.; son Robert K. Jr.; daughters Leilani G. Holbron and Valarie U. Moriyama; brothers Raymond, Joseph, Douglas and Matthew Akeo; sisters Yvonne Alfonso and Kathleen Yap; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. to noon June 9 at New Hope Leeward. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Frederick K. Lee
May 20, 2012
Frederick K. "Fred" Lee, 85, of Honolulu, a retired International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 142 contract administrator and a Navy veteran who served in World War II, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Helen S., son Richard Robello, daughter Charlene Moran, sister Lila and three grandchildren. Services pending.

Philip J.W. Lee
May 13, 2012
Dr. Philip J.W. Lee, 87, of Honolulu, a radiologist and a retired Army colonel who served as an Army physician during the Korean War and as a surgeon for the 29th Infantry Brigade, Hawaii Army National Guard and the 9th Corps at Fort DeRussy during the Vietnam War, died. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Terry, sons Dr. Eric and Dr. Jeffrey, daughters Robin Gyorgyfalvy and Wynnona Lee, and six grandchildren. Private services.

Kaimipono Tongamana Fuanuinuiava Carl Herbert Vierra Marciel
April 22, 2012
Kaimipono Tongamana Fuanuinuiava Carl Herbert Vierra Marciel, infant son of Kaimipono Marciel and Teuila L. Medeiros of Honolulu, died in Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by brothers Stephan Bernal-Wendt, and Ezekiel and Maximillian Medeiros; grandparents David Wendt and Cheryl Bernal; and great-grandparent Onelua Wendt. Private services.

Sebastian Martin
May 17, 2012
Sebastian Martin, infant son of Lucas Martin and Randee Fishell of Mililani, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by brother Maximus. Private services.

Elouise Kawelo Pahinui Maukele
May 16, 2012
Elouise Kawelo Pahinui "Pee Wee" Maukele, 67, of Woodbridge, Va., formerly of Waimanalo, died in Virginia. She was born in Kailua. She is survived by brothers Randolph "Bully" Pahinui and Abraham Kalima, and hanai sisters Bridget K. Litteer, Beryl K. Makalena and Edwina H. Luke. Services: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Kaiona Beach, Waimanalo. Scattering of ashes to follow.

Brian Don McClenning
May 22, 2012
Brian Don McClenning, 58, of Mililani, an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Jacksonville, Ill. He is survived by wife Una, sons Brandon and Michael, daughter Melissa Finch, mother Patsy J. and sister Sherie Colesberry. Services: 3 p.m. Wednesday at Aliamanu Military Reservation Chapel, 1790 Bougainvillea Loop. Committal services: 11 a.m. June 5 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256.

Hilda Yasuko Morishita
May 12, 2012
Hilda Yasuko Morishita, 80, of Keaau, Hawaii, a manager of the former Hirose Nursery in Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Steve and Jon, daughter Ann Imaizumi, hanai sons Bill Hansen and Kaholo Duncan, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers.

Matsu Nagamine
May 8, 2012
Matsu Nagamine, 102, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Nakijin, Okinawa. She is survived by sons Masashige and Masayuki; daughters Eiko Matsuda, Sadako Hasegawa and Rumiko Nagamine; brother Yoshinori Oshiro; sister Take Higa; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

Rocky Pekelo Pactol
May 6, 2012
Rocky Pekelo Pactol, 18, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a Waimea Country Club golf cart attendant, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by parents Nadine and Peter; sisters Marissa and Stevie; grandparents Pedro and Lillian Pactol, and Gloria Nahinu; and numerous hanai brothers and hanai sisters. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 2 at Imiola Congregational Church, Waimea. Services: 10:30 a.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. June 16 at St. Michael's Church, Waialua, Oahu. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

Rand Erwin Potts
May 22, 2012
Rand Erwin Potts, 89, of Honolulu, co-owner and operator of Auto & Equipment Leasing of Hawaii, died at home. He was born in Oregon. He is survived by wife Eleanor, son J.B., daughter Julie Camp, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services to be announced at a later date. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

Karen M. Rehbock
May 19, 2012
Karen M. Rehbock, 68, of Honolulu, an assistant to the director of the Institute for Astronomy at University of Hawaii, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Philadelphia. She is survived by daughter Maile Bohlmann, brothers Nick and Karl Smith, sister Virginia Davenport and a grandchild. Private services. Donations suggested to Diamond Head Theatre in her memory. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

Rowena Dizon Sacdalan
April 20, 2012
Rowena Dizon Sacdalan, 50, of Ewa Beach, a teacher's aide at Cole Academy in Kunia, died in Aiea. She was born in Aritao, Nueva Viscaya, Philippines. She is survived by husband Eugene G.; son Marc Gene; daughter Jeanneliz; parents Godofredo and Aurora Dizon; brothers Fredo, Marvin, Daniel and Joel Dizon; and sisters Meridy Sirineo and Hazel Tuifagu. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Ernest Sanchez
May 11, 2012
Ernest "Amigo" Sanchez, 72, of Waianae died in Waianae. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Leimima B.Y.; sons Ernie and Ervin Sanchez, and Wallace Young; daughter Kawena Alip; brothers Diego, Rodney, Arcadio and Robin; sisters Linda Sheldon and Pearl Esperas; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.

William S. Shimabukuro
May 12, 2012
William S. Shima-bukuro, 80, of Hilo, retired owner of Shima's Electric and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Alan and Dale McCabe, daughter Tammy Arquero and 10 grandchildren. Private services.

Curtis Davis Shoemaker
May 21, 2012
Curtis Davis Shoemaker, 89, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired Hawaii Telephone Co. engineer and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Hale Ho‘ola Hamakua. He was born in Berkeley, Calif. He is survived by wife Momi; sons Karl Shoemaker and Phillip Hervey; daughters Sandra Carr, Sydney Stevens and Iayon Shoemaker; brother Richard Millen; and 11 grandchildren. Private services.

Muoi Nhi Tran
May 21, 2012
Muoi Nhi Tran, 76, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Vietnam. She is survived by husband Tuong Cam Bach, sons Vi Kiem Bach and My Lu Au, daughters Wendy and Jenny Bach, and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

Hazel Anna Ponimo‘i Kalama Yamamoto
April 21, 2012
Hazel Anna Ponimo‘i Kalama Yamamoto, 88, of Wahiawa, a retired state employee, died in Kapolei. She was born in Peahi, Maui. She is survived by sons Gilbert Caravallo, Joe S. Yamamoto Jr. and George R.K. Yamamoto; daughter Yvonne Ambrose; brothers Irinius "Leo," Felix and Nicholas Borengasser; sister Christine "Tina" Gruber; 19 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday and 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and 11 a.m. Wednesday. Burial: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.






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