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Obituaries

For Saturday, July 21, 2012

By Star-Advertiser staff

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Florentina Tumaneng Antonio
July 6, 2012
Florentina Tumaneng "Tinang" Antonio, 92, of Waipahu, an apartment owner and manager, died in Honolulu. She was born in Laoag, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Benjamin T. and Leonardo T.; daughters Constancia T. Valdez, Evelyn T. Peck and Glorie T. Alejandro; brother Cornelio Tumaneng; sister Polycarpia Natividad; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. July 28 at St. Anthony of Padua, Kailua. Services and Mass: 6:30 p.m. Friday and 10:30 a.m. July 28. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

Edmund K. Arquette
June 26, 2012
Edmund K. "Ed" Arquette, 51, of Ewa Beach, a Hawaiian Airlines flight attendant, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Erwin and Elizabeth; brothers Erwin Jr., Elgin and Shane; and sister Hollie Luis. Visitation: 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

James A. Botelho Sr.
June 18, 2012
James A. "Jimmy" Botelho Sr., 92, of Waianae, a plumber and former hog farmer, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Betsy Mae; sons Albert, Richard, Lawrence and Glenn; daughters Albertina Iopa-Eli, Lebonna Sakamoto, Cheryl Ann Botelho, Roseann Chang and Francine Kuakini; brothers Stanley and Deedee; sisters Cecilia Apollo and Rachel Botelho; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and 10:15 a.m. Wednesday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Elizabeth Krauskope Bushnell
July 1, 2012
Elizabeth Krauskope Bushnell, 97, of Manoa, a University of Virginia Press editor, died in Honolulu. She was born in Madison, Wis. She is survived by sons Andrew F. and Philip J., daughter Victoria M., eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

Elizabeth Kam Yau Ching
June 16, 2012
Elizabeth Kam Yau Ching, 88, of Honolulu, a retired See Dai Doo Society building manager, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Roberta Y.K. Tom, brothers Gerald Y.K. and Lowell Y.M. Wong, sister Loretta K.H. Mactagone, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

Helen Yu-Ching Hsi Ching
July 3, 2012
Helen Yu-Ching Hsi Ching, 77, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Shanghai. She is survived by husband Yi-Chuan, sons Andrew F.T. and Christopher P.T., daughter Aleta L.T., brother Irving Hsi, sisters Edith Chang and Vivian Lieu, and three grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Hawaii Youth Symphony or St. Francis Hospice.

Charley Y.K. Chun
July 12, 2012
Charley Y.K. Chun, 91, of Honolulu, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard foreman and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Bong Ae "Aiko," daughter Charla Wong, stepson Eddie Park, stepdaughter Jul M. Park, sister Verna Seis and a grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

Robert C. Crane
July 15, 2012
Robert C. Crane, 66, of Waialua, formerly of Berkeley, Calif., retired owner and general contractor of Crane Pacific Construction, died in Honolulu. He was born in Missouri. He is survived by wife Bobbi, hanai daughter Ruby and sister Claudia Patraw. Private scattering of ashes at Hammerheads surf break, Waialua.

Foloolela Tuitele Faletufuga
June 30, 2012
Foloolela Tuitele Faletufuga, 84, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Leone Village, American Samoa. She is survived by sons Tiafau A.F. Asiata, Salatielu Faletufuga, and Nofoalii, Toetu and Filemoni Fuifui; sisters Lene Atiae, Fa'atuiolemotu Roberts and Susana Paopao; 39 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Pacific Islanders United Methodist Church, Palolo. Services: 7 p.m. Burial inSamoa.

Reuben R. Ibanez
June 30, 2012
Reuben R. Ibanez, 78, of Reno, Nev., formerly of Pahala, Hawaii, a marketing manager and publicist and an Air Force veteran, died in Reno. He was born in Paahau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Ruth; brothers Miguel Ebanez and Magdolino Ibanes; sisters Celerine Lumanlan, Margaret Burns, Mary Ibanes, Julia Rances, Amada Pacheco, Patricia Gonsalves, Jena Pacyao and Laly Ebanez; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers.

Jerrend Kaanoi
July 7, 2012
Jerrend Kaanoi, 42, of Makaha died in Waipahu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Nyrie Aguinaleo, daughter Khayden, mother Artesha Ching, father Allenton, stepfather Ken Ching and brother Jerrick. Private services.

Kelly Dee Keiko Kahananui
July 1, 2012
Kelly Dee Keiko "Girl" Kahananui, 44, of Honolulu, a Fort Shafter administrative clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Douglas Keoni Russo, daughter Tiffany M. Alualu, mother Linda Troy Kaichi and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Grace Ritchie Puhiakeononaokaleimokihana Parker Kamohalii
June 29, 2012
Grace Ritchie Puhiakeononaokaleimokihana Parker Kamohalii, 86, of Hilo, formerly of Nanakuli, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Gregory Kamohalii, and Kenneth, Nathan and Darrell Ortiz; daughters Angeline Costa, Carmen Ruis, and Charlene and Kathleen Thompson; brother John Parker; sister Alene Eleneke-Pa; 30 grandchildren; 75 great-grandchildren; and 22 great-great-grandchildren. Services pending. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.

Keahi Koerte
July 1, 2012
Keahi Koerte, 34, of Honolulu, a police officer, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nuikala, son Uahiapele, daughter Eija, parents Lee Koerte and Barbara Ann Nishikawa, grandfather Arthur and sister Khatrina Meeuwsen. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Disabled American Veterans Hall on Nimitz Highway. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the American Cancer Society.

Jack Takahiro Konno
July 10, 2012
Jack Takahiro Konno, 86, of Hilo, a retired United Public Workers Union Hawaii division director and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Russell and Craig, daughter Carlene Wilson, sister Masako Abe, six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Masuji Oda Kurashige
July 15, 2012
Masuji Oda "Popa" Kurashige, 80, of Honolulu died in Hale Nani Nursing Center. He was born in Hiroshima, Japan. He is survived by wife Yuki, brother Masahiro Oda and sisters Sadako, Ihoko and Sumiko. Private services.

William Tadashi Kuwata
April 7, 2012
William Tadashi Kuwata, 90, of Honolulu, a retired shipfitter at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 11 and an Army veteran who served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Headquarters Company 3rd Battalion, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kakaako. He is survived by wife Yaeko; sons Wayne, Stacy and Clive; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Toby Hjalmar Ledward
July 13, 2012
Toby Hjalmar Ledward, 40, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, an Island Rock Masonry mason, an auto mechanic and a carpenter, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Nicole Namordi; sons Loren and Joshua K.; daughter Harley; parents Lena and Anthony Perez; stepmother Mary; brothers Erik Perez, Chip Neikter and Kapena Ledward; and sister Mahina Ventura. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. July 28 at Kahikolu Congregational Church, Napoopoo. Services: 9:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Doris Yoshiko Mashita
June 30, 2012
Doris Yoshiko Mashita, 79, of Honolulu, a city and county office clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lawai, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Dawn and Ann; brother Gashio "Gus" Ikehara; sisters Dorothy Kleinschmidt, Harriet Nomura and Kikue Fong; and a grandchild. Private services.

Leimomi A. McKeague
July 15, 2012
Leimomi A. McKeague, 88, of Kailua-Kona, a Bureau of Land Conveyances head registrar, died at home. She was born on Maui. She is survived by son Kalani, brothers Makana and Hanani Kekuewa, sisters Mercedes Hussey and Uilani DuPont, and two grandchildren. Private inurnment at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Chin Sook Min
July 8, 2012
Chin Sook Min, 77, of Waipahu died in Aiea. She was born in Seoul. She is survived by sons Paul and Jinkee, daughters Jung Watanabe and Jung Sun Min, sisters Jung Sook and Sun Sook Kim, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Tamae Ishikawa Nakamoto
July 12, 2012
Tamae Ichikawa Nakamoto, 99, of Los Angeles, formerly of Paia, Maui, died in Los Angeles. She was born in Japan. She is survived by sons Clifford and Malcolm, daughters Frances Kakazu and Evelyn Nakasone, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.

Eufronio Ordonez
June 19, 2012
Eufronio "Panyong" Ordonez, 97, of Wahiawa, a retired Schofield Barracks heavy equipment operator, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Villasis, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lilia P. and brothers Dionisio, Gerardo and Mauro. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 1403 California Ave., Wahiawa. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Rita Jin Oi Pang
July 8, 2012
Rita Jin Oi Pang, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Liberty House employee, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Benjamin S.P.; sons Melvin, Gary and Greg; brothers Daniel and Dennis Tyau; sisters Sybil Tyau and Charlotte Miyashiro; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

Marguerite Luhia Mahalo Rust
July 14, 2012
Marguerite Luhia Mahalo Rust, 89, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Kaupo, Maui. She is survived by son James; daughters Sandra Murphy, Patricia Glisson, Barbara Kaluau, Charmaine Rust and Darnell Fujisaki; sister Agnes Ai; 13 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren. Private services. In lieu of flowers and monetary offerings, donations suggested to Huialoha Church Restoration Fund.

James Kapakailiula Simmons Sr.
July 18, 2012
James Kapakailiula "Jim" Simmons Sr., 72, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a head of maintenance for Makai Corp. at Sea Life Park, park ranger for Volcanoes National Park and Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park, auto mechanic and Navy veteran, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kahului Beach, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Charlotte; son James Jr.; daughters Maile Piko and Lehua Valenzuela; brothers Allan and Jackie Makuakane, and Al, Kent, Moses and Jerry Simmons; sisters Mililani Naihe, Joyclyn Binney and Clementine Kong; and 13 grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. July 28 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Keei ward. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Paul Kaoru Sunahara
June 29, 2012
Paul Kaoru Sunahara, 56, of Wahiawa, a Hawaii Carpenters Union Local 745 member, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by mother Clara C.H. Wataoka and brother Duncan. Private services.

Elaine Fumie Torigoe
July 20, 2012
Elaine Fumie Torigoe, 78, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Education librarian and educator, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Randal, Craig and Drake Bartlett; parents Yoshitaro and Asano; brother Albert; sister Florence Nishioka; and five grandchildren. Private services.

Vivian Yukiko Yamashiro Uchida
July 9, 2012
Vivian Yukiko Yamashiro Uchida, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Sheraton Royal Hawaiian Hotel Surf Room waitress, died at home. She was born in Ninole, Hawaii. She is survived by companion William Leong; sons Edward K. and Calvin T.; brother Roy K. Shimabukuro; sisters Leatrice K. Oshiro, Bette M. Gushiken, Doris I. Nakagawa and Nancy T. Rositter; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

Gail Margaret Finley Vaughn
July 15, 2012
Gail Margaret Finley Vaughn, also known as Gail Margaret Kitkouski, 64, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died in Aiea. She was born in Portland, Ore. She is survived by son Brandon Kitkouski, daughter Kaila P. Kitkouski-Ledward, brothers Steve and Joseph Finley, sister Nancy Lukcik and seven grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

Robert Akio Yoshimura
July 6, 2012
Robert Akio "Joe" Yoshimura, 66, of PearlCity, a retired Local 625 ironworker and an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kathleen K., daughter Christine E., brother Roy and sisters Mariel Aiwohi and Susan Yoshimura. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.






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