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Obituaries

For Tuesday, July 1, 2014


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 01, 2014

Frederick Philip Bartels
June 11, 2014
Frederick Philip Bartels, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii structural ironworker and a Marine Corps veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by hanai son Dana K. Rich*ards, sister Genevieve M. A'ana and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Online condolences: borthwick*oahu.com.

Sueme Funai
June 16, 2014
Sueme Funai, 88, of Honolulu, a retired head cashier at Times Supermarkets Kailua, died at home. She was born in Honaunau, Hawaii. She is survived by son Jesse S.; daughters Jeanette T. Uyeda, Cynthia K. Kam and Renee S. Ray; brother Tsuneo "Charlie" Sakamoto; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

Mary Fung
June 24, 2014
Mary Fung, 85, of Kailua died in Salt Lake. She was born in Hono*lulu. She is survived by son Wayne and daughter Debra. Private services. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

Norma Takako Goto
May 27, 2014
Norma Takako Goto, 72, of Wai*pahu, a retired medical technician, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Salinas, Calif. She is survived by husband David C.Y. Private services.

Richard Kuakini Kaleohano
June 20, 2014
Richard Kuakini "Piggy" Kaleohano, 56, of Keaukaha, Hawaii, a professional entertainer, audio engineer and proprietor of RK Audio, and member of the Merrie Mon*arch Festival Committee, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Patricia "Missy"; daughter Kasie; son Richard "Kini"; brother Smith "Gig"; sisters Charmian "Jackie" Baltero, Michelle "Fulu" Morishita and Sancivee Kaleo; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Kawananakoa Hall, Keaukaha. Services: 11 a.m. Cas*ual attire.

Jill Asako Kahiliaulani Kaupu
June 26, 2014
Jill Asako Kahiliaulani Kaupu, 43, of Hilo, a waitress, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by parents Robert Jr. and Geraldine; companion Frank Reynolds; brothers Richard Lau, and Randall, Raymond, Raphael, Ravel and Radford Kaupu; and sisters Roberta Kaupu, Rochelle Hemperley, Renell Kaupu-Kaialiilii, Loryn Rouelle and Kelly Kauwe. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hilo Stake Center, 1373 Kilauea Ave. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

Clifford Rodney Keola
June 23, 2014
Clifford Rodney Keola, 73, of Honolulu, a pipe fitter and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jennie T., daughters Kathy-Jo Keola and Kimberly Meyer, brothers Arthur and Robert, sister Rita Holloway and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Kalihi. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

John Sueo Kitagawa
June 10, 2014
John Sueo Kitagawa, 81, of Honolulu, a carpenter and an Army veteran, died in Hono*lulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Eleanor, daughters Erin Uchida and Shera Hiam, sisters Nancy Hanzawa and Sandra Iwata, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. July 8 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Cas*ual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

Ritsuko Kunihiro
March 15, 2014
Ritsuko "Mrs. K." Kunihiro, 83, of Henderson, Nev., owner of Snowfire Drive Inn in Haleiwa and former vice president of the Japa*nese Assistance Society of Hawaii, died in Henderson. She was born in Fukuoka, Kyushu, Japan. She is survived by sons Edward A. Jr. and Charles Maylock, daughter Dawn R.K. Hirano, sister Toshiko Kohi and three grandchildren. Private services.

Albert Yin Cho Lee
May 23, 2014
Albert Yin Cho Lee, 80, of Kaneohe, a retired civil engineer for Fort Shafter and the City and County of Honolulu and an Air Force veteran, died in*Castle Medical Center. He was born in Hono*lulu. He is survived by wife Frances M.; daughters Stella M.L. Kam and Sherry A. Martin; brothers Dennis Y.Y. and Edward Y.H.; sisters Mollie M.Y., Janice M.C. and Shannon M.D. Lee, Florine M.N. Kamae and Carol M.N. Young; and a grandchild. Private services.

Ruth Lau Bow Lee
June 21, 2014
Ruth Lau Bow "Popo" Lee, 101, of Honolulu, a retired educator, died in Nuuanu Hale. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Peter W.D., daughter Donna L. Tam, brother James Bow, sister Ina Kaina, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

Paul Christopher McGauley
June 18, 2014
Paul Christopher McGauley, 91, of Ewa Beach, a court report stenographer, died. He was born in Paxton, Ill. He is survived by sister Mary P. Weidner. No services. Online condolences: borthwick*oahu.com.

Carol Miyo Miyamoto
June 18, 2014
Carol Miyo Miyamoto, 89, of Honolulu, a retired city purchasing administrator, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Hono*lulu. She is survived by daughters Linda Y. Kawamura and Susan K. Eichor, sisters Michiko Suzuki and Ellen Okamura, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Teiki Mike Miyashiro
June 23, 2014
Teiki Mike Miyashiro, 89, of Honolulu, an*Army veteran, died in Hono*lulu. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Yoko, daughters Giselle Uyehara and Irene Spring, sister Clara Yama*shiro and a grandchild. Private services.

Anne Hyde Rice Moncrief
June 29, 2014
Anne Hyde Rice Moncrief, 71, of Lihue, a philanthropist, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by daughters Emmy Copriviza, Juliet Moncrief and Heather Waters; brother John Plews; and four grandchildren. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Saturday at Lihue Cemetery.

Keola W. Nascimento
June 11, 2014
Keola W. Nascimento, 56, of Honolulu, an electrician with Paul's Electric, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Linda; sons Minkyu and Minsok Kim, and Micah Nascimento; daughter Tovah Bailado; mother Puakehauokalani Colburn; brothers Kamuela and John; sister Deanie Taufo'ou; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Nuu*anu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire.

Lydia Christine Navor-Standley
June 14, 2014
Lydia Christine Navor-Standley, 62, of Honolulu, a Pualani Manor Corp. property manager, homemaker and caregiver, died. She was born in San Bernardino, Calif. She is survived by sons James D. and Andrew M. Price, mother Connie H. Hosseini, brothers Alfred and Michael Navor, sister Theresa Mantz and five grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

Kenji Odo
June 2, 2014
Kenji Odo, 87, of Honolulu, an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care. He was born in Hono*lulu. He is survived by son Michael K., brothers Tetsuo and George "Buttons," sisters Betty Matsunaga and Jennie Yoshioka, and two grandchildren. Visitation: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Walter T. Odo
June 16, 2014
Walter T. Odo, 80, of Hono*lulu, a retired musician for the Air Force and Royal Hawaiian Band, and an Air Force veteran, died in Hale Pulama Mau. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Gloria; daughters Janice Curammeng, Carolyn Nomura, Alison Odo and Christine Enomoto; sons Stephen and Kevin; brother Richard; sister Wilma Lovell; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. July 27 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Incorrect information published in an obituary Saturday.

Althea Kananionapua Ortiz
May 26, 2014
Althea Kananionapua Ortiz, 72, of Honolulu, a retired accountant representative for Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Brian, Curtis and David; brothers Clifford Kealoha and Taichi Utu; sister Kathleen Paet; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Alejandra Malong Pascual
June 4, 2014
Alejandra Malong "Andring" Pascual, 84, of Honolulu died in Liliha Health Center. She was born in Binalonan, Pangasinan, Philippines. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Harland Ross Reed
June 26, 2014
Harland Ross "Uncle Handsome" Reed, 69, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired motion picture Teamsters driver, died at home. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by wife Antonnette, daughters Mapuana Mataele and Tahiti Reed, son Mesepa, brothers Leo and LeRoy, sister Darlene Reed-Asuega and five grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at the family residence, 64-794 Poliahu Alanui St., Waimea. Services at noon. Casual attire.

Marcos Rillanos Jr.
June 25, 2014
Marcos "Padgie" Rillanos Jr., 66, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a Mauna Kea Resort Services employee and former Hamakua Sugar Co. employee, died at home. He was born in Haina, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Mary "Swanee"; son Shawn; brothers Kenneth and Marcos; sisters Grace and Linda "Leah" Kaulunahele, Diane Akao and Helen Canoneo; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

Ken Tamotsu Shimabuku
June 8, 2014
Ken Tamotsu Shimabuku, 60, of Honolulu, a hearing aid specialist for Pacific Hearing Care, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Debra A., son Roy, daughter Brandi Ing, mother Ruth F., brother Ben and sister Joni Gross. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

Marion Midori Shintani
June 22, 2014
Marion Midori Shintani, 75, of Hilo, restaurant owner of Koji's Bento Korner, died in Pohai Malama. She was born in Pepe*ekeo, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Koji; daughters Karen Murakami, Sandra Wilson and Robyn Oda; son Drew; brothers Mitsunori and Hisao Mihara; and sisters Jean Tomosada and Masako Kawasaki. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Casual attire.

Kimiye Sugai
May 28, 2014
Kimiye "Kay" Sugai, 89, of Hono**lulu, a retired office clerk, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Halawa. She is survived by daughter Sharon C. Unebasami, brother Kenneth K. Kamada, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. No services.

Ayako Sunada
June 24, 2014
Ayako Sunada, 93, of Hilo, owner of Hawaiian Orchid Co., died at home. She was born in Waimea, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Gilbert and Kelvin; daughter Sharon Toda; stepmother Onatsu Nakamoto; half brothers Francis, Clarence and Richard Nakamoto; half sisters Maureen Onishi, Bertha Ohta and Cora Suayan; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

Sue A. Thom
June 11, 2014
Sue A. Thom, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Liberty House sales associate, died. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughter Jo S. Uehara. No flowers. Donations suggested to Kapiolani Children's Miracle Network, 55 Merchant St. Suite 2600, Honolulu, HI 96813.

Douglas Tokio Uemoto
June 13, 2014
Douglas Tokio "Jackie" Uemoto, 77, of Kailua, a retired Hono*lulu Police Department sergeant and an Air Force Reserve veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Katherine; sons Irvin and Jackie; daughters Robin Cravatt and Kanoe Johnson; brothers James Kahalelehua, Rothwell Uemoto and Arch Naeole; sisters Myrtle Yamane, Valkyrie Naeole and Carol Richardson; 15 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Faith Baptist Church, 1230 Kailua Road. Services: 11:30 a.m. Scattering of ashes: 3 p.m. at Kailua Beach, Flat Island. Casual attire. No flowers.

Nobuko Usui
June 17, 2014
Nobuko Usui, 87, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by son Guy E.; daughter Karen S.; brothers Richard, Alven, Theodore and Greg Sakauye; sisters Lea Matsu*mura, Pauline Higa, Judith Katahira and Ethel Enos; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Private inurnment. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiifuneral*services.com.

Hideo Wakuta
June 25, 2014
Hideo Wakuta, 86, of Kapaa, Kauai, a district water chief for the Board of Water Supply and a farmer, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Halaula, Kauai. He is survived by wife Florence N.; sons Derek, Daryl and Duane; daughter Dawn Ikei; brothers Mamoru and Seichi; sister Shizue Sakihama; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Thursday at the family residence, 5962 Kaapuni Road, Kapaa. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

John R. Weaver III
June 2, 2014
John R. "John John" Weaver III, 47, of Honolulu died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Jasper and Jaydan Weaver, Kaimana Bunker and Jonah Rodrigues; daughters Shante and Dannisha Weaver, and Tiana Weaver-Bunker; mother Ber*na*dette; brother Darren; and sisters Yvette Goode and Heather Castellano. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Sand Island Beach Park. Casual attire. Lei and loose flowers welcome.

James T. Yamamura
June 5, 2014
James T. Yamamura, 79, of Honolulu, a retired state auditor, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Jon T., brother Tsuneyoshi and sister Ada Ogawa. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers. Updated service information for an obituary published Saturday

Mildred Yoshiko Yawata
June 26, 2014
Mildred Yoshiko "Millie" Yawata, 98, of Honolulu, a retired Super Value Market grocery clerk, died at home. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by son Terry W.H., daughter Gail Ann Lee and two grandchildren. Private services.

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