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Obituaries

By Star-Advertiser staff

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Amos Ken Agliam
Nov. 15, 2013
Amos Ken "Tako" Agliam, 41, ofHilo, a C&F Trucking truck driver in Keaau, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by companion Kelly Waiau; hanai son Keola Balga; hanai daughter Raquel Balga; father Albert Kanoa; mother Petronilla "Pet"; brothers Allen, Thomas "Tomas,"Elvis and Karl "Karlito"; and sister Romaine "Maine" Castro. Motorcycle run:9 a.m. Sunday in Hilo. Visitation:10 a.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Celebration of life:noon. Casual attire. No flowers. Lei welcome.

Edward Sadanobu China
Nov. 6, 2013
Edward Sadanobu China, 94, of Honolulu, a retired independent taxi driver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Papaikoa, South Hilo, Hawaii. He is survived by son Randolph "Randy"; daughters Loretta Toyama, Jeanette Oshiro, Nora Yap and Shirley Hijirida; sisters Margaret Muramoto and Sueko Kimura; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Private services.

George Lytle Christensen
Nov. 19, 2013
GeorgeLytle "Chris" Christensen, 69, of Pahoa,Hawaii, a contractor and anArmy veteran, died at home. He was born in Florida. He is survived by sons Gabriel and Jedediah Christensen, daughters Nikole Keka and Lyla Christensen, and five grandchildren. Private services.

Betty H. Funakura
Nov. 2, 2013
Betty H. Funakura, 88, of Hono­lulu, a retired seamstress, died inHonolulu. She was born on Maui. She is survived by son Gary and brother Albert Amuro. Private services.

Evangeline Justine Adams Funk
Nov. 17, 2013
Evangeline Justine Adams Funk, 88, of Kailua, a Botanical Consultants owner, died in Honolulu. She was born in Alpine, Calif. She is survived by son Adam Cargill, daughter Rachel F. Heller, brother Gus Adams and sister Mary Medley. No services. Celebration pending. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Honolulu Chapter of the League of Women Voters and Scenic Hawaii.

Lawrence Kazuo Hashimoto
Oct. 31, 2013
Lawrence Kazuo Hashimoto, 95, of Kaneohe, a retired state painter, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Paauhau, Hawaii.He is survived by wife Yoshie; sons Ronald, Craig and Bert; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

Brigitte Kaleimamo Joao Hyatt
Nov. 12, 2013
Brigitte Kaleimamo Joao Hyatt, 70, of Kapolei died in Kapolei. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by hanai daughter Tammy-Lynn K. Joao and brothers Paul K. Joao and Francis Rodrigues. Private services.

Sadako Kaneshiro
Oct. 15, 2013
Sadako Kaneshiro, 95, of Waipahu died inPearl City. She was born in Ewa.She is survived by sons Thomas, Roy and How­ard; brothers Dutchy K., Sam E., Alan M. and Charles Y. Shiroma; sister Jean N. Nakamoto; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Private services.

Gregg Kyoji Mikami
Oct. 28, 2013
Gregg Kyoji Mikami, 63, of Kane­ohe, a retired attorney and former Bank of Hawaii employee, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Cindy M., daughter KristiK., mother Kaneko "Peggy," brother Rodney T. and sister Karen A. Nishimura. Visitation:2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Beverly Jean Kanani White Akana Miller
Nov. 5, 2013
Beverly JeanKanani White Akana Miller, 76, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Tracy K. and Dewy M.; daughters Cecilia L. Paaluhi and Charlene P. Rowland; brothers Patrick, Harry, Dukie and Thomas White; sisters Gwen White, Malia Silva andLulu Ridgeway; 15 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waianae Chapel. Services:6:30 p.m. Burial:10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. On­line condolences:www. hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary. com.

JeanS. Mitsuzawa
Oct. 13, 2013
JeanS. Mitsuzawa, 92, of Aiea, a retired Dole Pineapple Cannery supervisor, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Ho­no­lulu. She is survived by daughters Gerry A. Lee and Sandra M. Taki­guchi; brothers Tadato, Herbert and Charles Maeda; sisters Myrtle Goto, Doris Ogawa and WinifredKakazu; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

John Mason Mount
Nov. 4, 2013
John Mason Mount, 71, of Hono­lulu, a retired Eastman Kodak Co. technical service representative, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Syracuse, N.Y. He is survived by companion Sharleen Kuba, brothers Voorhees and Mark Mount, and sisters Nancy Peiffer, Susan Mount and Janice Passafiume. No services. Donations suggested to charity.

Gordon Bow Lum Ng
Oct. 30, 2013
Gordon Bow Lum Ng, 77, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gloria K., sons Tim and Kaipo, daughter Meri Peter, sisters Sterling Kaahaaina and Helen Wright, brother Allan Ing and seven grandchildren. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:10:30 a.m. Burial:1 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Johnny J. Ramirez
Nov. 16, 2013
Johnny J. Ramirez, 45, of Hono­lulu died in Leeward Integrated Nursing Home. He was born in Torrance, Calif. He is survived by son Julian, mother Therese McKeever, stepfather Timothy Burns and sisters Rose and Violet Burns. Private services.

Shinji Soneda
Nov. 13, 2013
Shinji Soneda, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii state Department of Health civil engineer and an Army veteran, died in Maunalani Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Masuko, sons Brian and Alan, daughters Cynthia Soneda and Janice Saiki, brother Gerald and eight grandchildren. Private services.

Robin Nobuo Takafuji
Oct. 31, 2013
Robin Nobuo Takafuji, 71, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard ship maintenance scheduler and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Karen F., daughters Renee N. Takafuji and Kelly F. Wachi, mother Mae M., brothers John and Clyde, and three grandchildren. Visitation:10 a.m. Dec. 8 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:11 a.m. Cas­ual attire.No flowers.

Ronald Gabriel Vicens
Nov. 12, 2013
Ronald Gabriel Vicens, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Electric Co. underground foreman and a National Guard veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Ronald G. II, daughter Kaleleonalani K.A. White, three grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Dec. 2 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services:10:30 a.m. Burial:1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Online condolences:www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.






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