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Obituaries

For Tuesday, March 29, 2011


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Jerry Kaimana Ahue Sr.
March 15, 2011
Jerry Kaimana Ahue Sr., 77, of Aiea, president of Communications Workers of America, Local 14921/Typographical Union No. 37 and retired printer for the Honolulu Star-Bulletin and Honolulu Advertiser, died at home. He was born in Waialae. He is survived by wife Elizabeth "Ululani"; sons Jeffrey, Jacob and Jordan; daughters Heather, Vanessa and Rowena "Kala" Ahue, and Catherine Fisher; brother Isaac; sisters Angela Rother and Gloria Heu; and 11 grandchildren. Private services.

Deveryl C. Arnold
March 22, 2011
Deveryl C. "Dev" Arnold, 78, of Koloa, Kauai, a retired obstetrician and gynecologist in California, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Sioux Falls, S.D. He is survived by wife Donna; son David Ashburn; daughters Becky and Lori Arnold, Suzanne King and Kristi Rooks; and two grandchildren. Private celebration of life.

Janet Matsuko Asato
March 15, 2011
Janet Matsuko Asato, 92, of Mountain View, Hawaii, an anthurium grower and homemaker, died in Life CareCenter of Hilo. She was born in Kealia, Kauai. She is survived by son Lawrence, daughtersCharlene and Beverly, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

Nicodemus Kalakaua Avilla
March 8, 2011
Nicodemus Kalakaua "Nicky" Avilla, 41, of Waianae died in Hospice House. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Cecilia A. Abad, stepfather Robert C. Abad and brother Kala'e Abad. Private services.

Trinidad Valdez Bagarino
March 21, 2011
Trinidad Valdez "Trinie" Bagarino, 72, of Waimea, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Naalehu, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Roger; daughters Shirley Carpio, and Gina and Mildred Bagarino; brothers Lionel and Leslie Valdez, Galic Celion and Ernest Labrador; sisters Fannie Dazo and Priscilla Bradley; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Annunciation Catholic Church, Waimea. Mass: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Casual attire.

Pearl Bargas
Feb. 10, 2011
Pearl Bargas, 73, of Waianae died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sonsStanley, Patrick and Jeffrey; daughters Carol Bergeron, Linda Seals and Irene Santorone; brothersManuel, Tony and Frankie Barros, and James,William and Raymond Santiago; sisters Minnie Halemanu,Christina Santiago-McHenry, Mary Barros, Josephine Santiago-Wilson and Nancy Santiago-King; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: noon Saturday at Pokai Bay Beach. Casual attire. No flowers.

Ralph Billick
March 18, 2011
Ralph "Steve" Billick, 88, of Mountain View, Hawaii, an artistic woodworker, died. He was born in Hemet, Calif. He is survived by son Steven, daughters Kimberly Brice and Becky Talmantez, and two grandchildren. Private services.

Colleen Case
March 14, 2011
Colleen Case, 63, of Maui, formerly of San Francisco, a retiree who worked at Liberty House and Walmart, died. She was born in New York. She is survived by stepfather George Freis-leben and sister Bonnie Marks. Services held. Donations suggested to the Jewish Congregation of Maui, Beit Shalom Synagogue. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Morris Chestnut Cavaco
March 16, 2011
Morris Chestnut "Moe" Cavaco, 50, of Hilo, a chef, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Nancy; sons Nolan and Damien; brothers James, Ronnie K. and George Cavaco, and Keala and Samson Smith; sisters Charlene and Naomi Cavaco, Donna Frazier, Inez Huff and Renee Coon; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Sunday at Zion's House of Praise Holiness Church, 170 Makaala St., Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

Winnie Christine Cochran
March 14, 2011
Winnie Christine Cochran, 92, of Kailua-Kona, a secretary, interior decorator and Douglas Aircraft retiree, died. She was born in Pauls Valley, Okla. She is survived by son Michael, daughter Vicki Gallion, sister Wilma Lee Harris, six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Alberto Donios Sr.
March 4, 2011
Alberto "Boy" Donios Sr., 68, of Ewa Beach, a retired Waipahu Sugar Co. machinist and employee of Covanta Energy (HPOWER), died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by son Alberto Jr.; daughters Danielle "Nina" and Leinaala Donios, Clarice Lopez and Roberta Kaolelopono; brothers Bonifacio "Boni," Rubin and Jon; sisters Salud "Sally" Herrings, Carmen Remotap, Josephine Torricer and Theresa Sanchez; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday and 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday and 9:30 a.m. Friday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Mieko Fukuyama
March 11, 2011
Mieko "Mickie" Fukuyama, 86, of Kohala, Hawaii, a retired Kohala High & Elementary School cafeteria worker, died in Kohala Hospital. She was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Kwanji; son Peter; daughters Elissa Lindsey, Jennie Vega, Nina Segovia and Stella Steinhoff; brothers Haruto and Sumio Nakada; sisters Fumiko Doi, Yoshiko Ishiki and Yoneko McNeil; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Sunday at Kalahikiola Congregational Church in Kohala. Services: 2 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Ina M. Gabiana
March 14, 2011
Ina M. Gabiana, 71, of Honolulu, a retired candy maker at Hawaiian Host Candy, died in Honolulu. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by husband Ermie; sons Edward, Grenz and Danny Henry, and Edgar and Joe Gabiana; daughters Sonja Mendoza, Margaret Rosa, Mary Anne Povy, Jennifer Banaga and Arlene Ramirez; brothers Salevao, Tavau, Tau, Simi and Aelemo Maika, Feliuai Lene and Aviata Toma; sisters Saili Masalosalo, Faapio Valaile, Taresa Sa'au, Tovale Salavea, Papoveli Tiapula, Kilisi Tupai and Iulai Upega; 34 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Gerardo Buted Guerrero
Feb. 24, 2011
Gerardo Buted Guerrero, 69, of Honolulu, a cook, died. He was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by son Jerry, daughter Jenny G. Pavao, sister Araceli G. Baleva and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Philomena Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.

Richard Ikaika Hawelu
March 8, 2011
Richard Ikaika Hawelu, 80, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a steelworker, farmer and Marine Corps veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Kau, Hawaii. He is survived by son Michael; daughter Debbie H. Wellington; hanai sons Keola L.T. and Kaaina L.W.; hanai daughters Kealoha A.L. and Kamalu A.E.; brothers Laurence,William and Gabriel; sisters Mae Rose, Martha and Caroline Hawelu, Susanna Houston, Arabetha Abadilla, Beatrice McKay and Nora Jones; a grandchild; and numerous great-grandchildren. Private services and inurnment at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2.

Paul Yoshio Ishikawa
March 5, 2011
Paul Yoshio "Moki" Ishikawa, 67, of Honolulu, a retired Zippy's maintenance supervisor and an Air Force veteran, died in Maluhia. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Glen and Arthur. Private services.

Leilani Rosita Yu Kaleikula
March 1, 2011
Leilani Rosita Yu Kaleikula, 72, of Waianae, a retired Hilton Hawaiian Village housekeeper and business owner, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion James S.; sons William Loa and David Kaleikula; daughters Billilani Pooloa, Venus Pagharion, Rosemary Velleses and Davialee Harrison; mother Elizabeth L.Y. Suratt; brothers Butch and Buddy Sheppard, and Brian Suratt; sisters Evelyn Yu, Karen White, Brenda Sheppard, and Linda and Betty Suratt; 15 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Hearts Church, Waianae (behind McDonald's). Mass: 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

Wallace T. Kawamura
March 4, 2011
Wallace T. Kawamura, 89, of Honolulu, a retired general contractor and an Army veteran who served in World War II and member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Company L, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mabel E., daughter Terry Sasamura, brother Michael S., sister Edith Torikawa and two grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

Elizabeth Ann Lavoie
March 15, 2011
Elizabeth Ann "Beth"Lavoie, 59, of Kapaa, Kauai, formerly of Southbridge, Mass., a United Airlines customer service representative and family-business employee of Kayak Wailua, died at home. She was born in Southbridge. She is survived by husband Peter Fisher, sons Jonathan and Nathaniel Fisher, and daughter Terada Fisher. Celebration of life: 3 to 10 p.m. May 8 at her residence, 159-A Wailua Road, Kapaa. Flowers welcome during the service.

Amelia Lukela
Feb. 19, 2011
Amelia "Granny" Lukela, 81, of Honolulu, a state custodial supervisor, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Helen, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services held.

Helen Martinez
Feb. 26, 2011
Helen Martinez, 86, of Phoenix died. She was born in La Crescenta, Calif. She is survived by sons Larry and Travis Nicholson, and daughters Linda Tinney and Candance Hess. Services held.

Dane Lee Miller
March 9, 2011
Dane Lee Miller, 61, of Honolulu, an attorney who practiced in Hawaii and California and partner of Miller Tokuyama & Sur, died. He was born in Sacramento, Calif. He is survived by wife Wilma Sur, sons Bennett and Kenneth, daughter Maile, mother Nora Davis, and sisters Ann and Helen. Scattering of ashes: 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Tonggssurf break. "Aloha party" will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. at Elks Club. No flowers.

Kimiye Tanaka Mita
March 19, 2011
Kimiye Tanaka "Bachan" Mita, 93, of Honolulu died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Louise, a caregiver, two grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

Donald Leroy Moniz
March 20, 2011
Donald Leroy Moniz, 72, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired technician for Mealani Experiment Station in Kamuela, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Honokaa. He is survived by wife Shirley, son Rex, daughtersLorna Cypriano and Kelly Loo, sisters Christine Johansen and Mary Gomes, nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information published in an obituary yesterday.

Itsuo Muranaka
March 12, 2011
Itsuo Muranaka, also known as "Papi" and "Chunky," 80, of Hilo, a Verizon retiree and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. He is survived by brothers Reynold, Tamotsu and Rodney; and sisters Sumie Arai and Yaeko Nakashima. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

Fusae Nagato
Jan. 12, 2011
Fusae Nagato, 92, of Kahului died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by daughters Sharon R. Sakauye and Jeanette N. Kozuki; brother Dr. Donald Ikeda; sisters Millie Watanabe, Janet Yokoyama and Jane Kiyohara; and five grandchildren. Private services.

Edward Charles Okuda
March 14, 2011
Edward Charles Okuda, 36, of Las Vegas, formerly of Honolulu, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Bernadette "Bernie" Bascar, father Michael K., stepfather Brian T. Bascar, sister Michelle "Sachi"Chavez, stepbrother Lance Helekahi, stepsister Emiko Helekahi and grandparents Robert Okuda and Frank Bascar. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Scattering of ashes: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Baby Makapuu, Waimanalo. Scattering of ashes: 11:30 a.m. Casual attire.

Chosaburo Oyadomari
March 6, 2011
Chosaburo "Sub" Oyadomari, 86, of Honolulu, a retired youth crusade minister, an Army veteran who served in World War II and member of the Salvation Army, died in Mililani Mauka. He was born in Puna, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Frances, sons Stephen and David, daughter Naomi, brother Dixon, sister Rusty Ung and five grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services at noon. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Ladonna Rebecca Pascua
March 16, 2011
Ladonna Rebecca "Donna" Pascua, 40, of Waipahu, a First Hawaiian Bank assistant service supervisor at the Pearlridge branch, died. She was born in Rapid City, S.D. She is survived by son Daniel; daughter Danielle Palm; parents Gilbert and Landra Faye; brother Roberto Thomas; sisters Tina Ford, Leilani Vines, Tanesha Thomas and Rosanna Thomas; companion Shane Ozaki; grandparent Rebecca Jones; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

Ramona Lauri Ramos
Feb. 15, 2011
Ramona Lauri Ramos, 34, of Waianae died in Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Duane, Dwight and Duwine Duh; daughters Luane, Patricia and Duanna Duh; brothers Ernest, Andrew and Kenneth Mancao, Randy Diorec and Allen Ramos; and sisters Pauline Botelho, Bernadette Taggart and Julie Fountain. Private services.

Stephanie McCandless Reford
March 9, 2011
Stephanie McCandless Reford, 77, of Honolulu, a former Punahou School teacher, director of the Pacific and Asian Affairs Council (PAAC) and United Nations staff member, died in Arcadia Retirement Residence. She was born in St. Louis. Services pending. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to PAAC, UNICEF or Hawaiian Humane Society.

Jeffrey Lloyd Relacion
March 18, 2011
Jeffrey Lloyd Relacion, 52, of Honolulu, formerly of Lihue, a food and beverage manager, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marie, son Chance, daughter Shante Furutani, father Crispin, brothers Timothy and Christopher, sister Lisa Ramelb and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. tomorrow at Immaculate Conception Church, Kapaa. Services: 10 a.m. Luncheon to follow. Casual attire.

Erna Sophie Rivera
March 14, 2011
Erna Sophie Rivera, 81, of Holualoa, Hawaii, a retired baker at the former King Kamehameha Hotel and pantry worker at the former Kona Inn Resort, died in Kaiser Medical Center, Moanalua. She was born in Germany. She is survived by husband Graciano; sons Jimmy and Robin; daughters Doris and Cooky Tavares, and Romy Lukeala; brother Georg Back; 13 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity (bottom of Lako Street in Kailua-Kona). Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park, Holualoa. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Amy Frances Rodrigues
March 19, 2011
Amy Frances Rodrigues, 70, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Alvin; daughters Belinda Bishop and Lyla Reed; sons John, Duane and Donald Duh; sisters Dorothy Fernandez and Ethel Soares; 15 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 3 p.m. April 17 at Waianae Boat Harbor.

Felicisima Remedios M. Sagayaga
March 13, 2011
Felicisima Remedios M. Sagayaga, 91,of Puhi, Kauai, a Lihue Plantation laborer, died in Garden Isle Health Care. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Emilio and Rico, daughter Irene Antalan, brother Julian Macadangdang, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. John's Episcopal Church in Eleele, Kauai. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Lihue Cemetery. Casual attire.

Christine R. Saito
March 14, 2011
Christine R. Saito, 79, of Wahiawa, a retired licensed practical nurse, died in Wahiawa. She was born on Maui. She is survived by daughters Georgina Racoma, Edna Larsen and Elizabeth Ragragola; hanai daughter Elouise Yuen; brother Gilbert Carvalho; nine grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael Catholic Church, Waialua.

Terry Yasuo Shimamura
March 12, 2011
Terry Yasuo Shimamura, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Aloha Motors transmission mechanic, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Helen, daughters Ann and Lore, and brothers Larry and Daniel. Private services.

Darlene Wilma Simeona
March 13, 2011
Darlene Wilma Simeona, 45, of Ewa Beach died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by hanai son Raymond Gonsalves; father Wilmer; mother Marcella Johns; stepfather Lowell Johns; brothers Raymond and Darrell Gonsalves, and Lowell T. Johns; and sisters Florence Scott, Elizabeth Theodore, Dolores Simeona, Diane Johns and Donna Martin. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. Monday at Valley of the Temples.

Melvin Carl Soder
March 20, 2011
Melvin Carl Soder, also known as "Herk" and "Pork Nose," 53, of Ocean View, Hawaii, a commercial fisherman, laborer and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Cordova, Alaska. He is survived by companion Winnie Brooks; sons Sampson, Thor and Hercules Soder, and Lloyd Gallettes; daughters Kristie Lozier, Napua, Lehua and Aaiyana Gallettes, Mindy Slate and Alicia Young; brother Louis Elston-Soder; sisters Lorna, Loralee, Athena and Teresa Soder, and Luana Pacheco; and numerous grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. April 9 at "The Fort," 92-1995 Palm Parkway, Ocean View.

Cathy Georgia Spirz-Kaluna
March 23, 2011
Cathy Georgia Spirz-Kaluna, 54, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by son David K. Kaluna, daughter Heather M. Kaluna and a grandchild. Private services. Call the family for more information.

Amy Masako Sumida
Feb. 17, 2011
Amy Masako Sumida, 74, of Honolulu, a retired legal secretary with the city Department of Corporation Counsel, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Stan; sons George, Edwin and Mark; brother Robert Iyoki; sisters Bernice Kong and Jane Yamanaka; and four grandchildren. Private services.

Mitsugi Takata
March 4, 2011
Mitsugi Takata, 93, of Hilo, a retired business proprietor, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. He is survived by brothers Satoshi and Tsutomu, and sister Hanako Nagata. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

Clyde M. Tanaka
March 6, 2011
Clyde M. Tanaka, 63, of Mililani died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Karen, son Aryn, daughter Lesley Ann Matsuwaki and a grandchild. Private services.

Sharon Tsuyuko Tanaka
March 19, 2011
Sharon Tsuyuko Tanaka, 83, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by son Jay Y.; daughter Beryl E. Segawa; brothers Takashi, Kenneth H., Herbert S., Raymond M. and Warren M. Watanabe; sisters Chieko Takahashi, Jean S. Chikahiro and Lorene S. Ching; and three grandchildren. Visitation: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Robert Melvin Wandt
March 7, 2011
Ronald Melvin "Ron" Wandt, 74, of Kailua-Kona, a retired certified public accountant and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Summerfield, Mich. He is survived by daughters Kathleen Hickling, Susan Hams, Debbie and Chris Zylstra, and Angela Huizinga; sister Sharon MacLaren; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. April 26 at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery III. Private scattering of ashes.

Clarice R. Willard
March 16, 2011
Clarice R. Willard, 93, of Honolulu, a retired registered nurse, died. She was born in Missouri. She is survived by husband Erwin; son Tom Yale; daughters Judy Hyman, Barb Shipley, Debi Pierson, Sandra Schiff and Susan Willard; brother Bruce Culling; 14 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Bristol Hospice-Hawaii, LLC, Waterfront Plaza Four, 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 4-547, Honolulu, HI 96813.

Nathan David Williams
March 11, 2011
Nathan David Williams, 47, of Waianae died in Kapolei. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Reginald and sisters Yolanda Williams, Lorraine R. Williams-Simon and Maxine L. Williams-Morales. Private services. Donations suggested to American Heart Association.

Thomas Hiromu Yamate Jr.
March 7, 2011
Thomas Hiromu Yamate Jr., 75, of Honolulu, a sales associate for financial services and an Army veteran, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by son David, daughters Carrie and Jaime, brother Richard Yamate-Morgan and three grandchildren. Services in Los Angeles.






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