For Monday, August 15, 2011
POSTED: 2:25 p.m. HST, Aug 15, 2011
Santos Castro Batacan
July 29, 2011
Santos Castro Batacan, 91, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired equipment plant operator at the former Hamakua Sugar Co. and a former ranch hand at Kahua Ranch, died in Hale Hoola Hamakua. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Ernesta; sons Ernest and Cesar; daughters Carmen Kimura, Carlina Vallente, Mary Toledo and Darlene Batacan-Kraan; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Honokaa Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire.
Maureen Sullivan Bogdanowicz
Aug. 11, 2011
Maureen Sullivan Bogdanowicz, 64, of Honolulu, a Department of Languages, Linguistics and Literature professor at Kapiolani Community College, died in St. Francis Hospice-Puiwa. She was born in Boston. She is survived by husband Joe M. and brother Kevin Sullivan. Visitation: 3 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice, The Sister Maureen Keleher Center, Attention: David Wu, Business Office, 24 Puiwa Road, Honolulu, HI 96817.
Frederick C. Cosbodillo
July 20, 2011
Frederick C. Cosbodillo, 49, of Pearl City, a retired custodian at Manana Elementary School in Pearl City and a parking attendant at Aloha Stadium, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Charles Sr. and Margaret, brother Charles Jr., sister Janet Paulo and hanai sister Sherielee Camacho-Fuentes. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Flowers welcome.
Ikeole Palakiko-Ka'eokane Filoteo
July 24, 2011
Ikeole Palakiko-Ka'eokane Filoteo, also known as "Ike" and "Braddah Eeks," 22, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a newspaper delivery employee at the Hawaii Tribune-Herald, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Austyn K.P.; parents Francisco "Cisco" and Roxanne; sisters Lokana B. Fleming, Olivia Filoteo-Kekipi, Francesca K. Filoteo-Mendes and Nohelani Pua Filoteo-Kealoha; grandparents Russel and Phyllis Fleming; and great-grandparent Bernice Baquering. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow at the mortuary. Casual attire.
Yvonne Shizuko Fong
July 28, 2011
Yvonne Shizuko Fong, 59, of Waipahu, a registered nurse at Kaiser Medical Center, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by sons Kevin and Eric, mother Chiyoko Matsumoto, brother Clyde Matsumoto and sisters Allison Matsumoto and Lois Kiyonaga. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.
Theol Heulah French
Aug. 3, 2011
Theol Heulah "Teddy" French, 86, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Bliss, N.Y. She is survived by son John T. and two grandchildren. No services.
William C. Gibson Jr.
Aug. 4, 2011
William C. Gibson Jr., 92, of Kaneohe, a retired Navy commander and equal employment officer for the Army in the Pacific and Europe, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Suffolk, Va. He is survived by son William C. III, daughter Helen G. Ahn and a grandchild. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Presbyterian Church. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Private inurnment. Incorrect information in an obituary published Sunday.
Len Kawika Kaaihue
July 15, 2011
Len Kawika "Bozo" Kaaihue, 60, of Kahului, a Roberts Hawaii bus driver, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by wife Verna; sons Jonathan, Kaluna and Isaac; daughters Malia Simbahon, Alison Lacuesta and Juli Kaaihue; sister Millicent; and 15 grandchildren. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Friday at Community of Christ Church. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Erin Keli'ikuewa Kalamau
Aug. 9, 2011
Erin Keli'ikuewa Kalamau, 21, of Papakolea died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Nellie and Edwin; hanai mother Loretta Hopeau; brothers Edwin Jr. and Eli Kalamau, and Shane Hopeau; and sisters Eddianne Kalamau and Shannele Hopeau. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Private scattering of ashes on a later date. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.
Wallace Yoshio Kozai
July 19, 2011
Wallace Yoshio Kozai, 80, of Honolulu, a retired owner of Walko Welding Inc., died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Alice M.; sons Randy K. and Warren H.; daughter Iris T.I. Kozai-Koki; brother Douglas K.; sisters Helen K. Matsuno, Jane S. Fujitani and Irene M. Nomura; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Aug. 1, 2011
Raymond Leach, 91, of Lihue, a retired carpenter, died at home. He was born in Canada. He is survived by hanai daughter and caregiver Nancy Dacosin, brothers Russell and Jack, sister Ruby Drummond and a hanai grandchild. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Sunday by the hotel at Kalapaki Beach.
Emma S.M. Lee
Aug. 10, 2011
Emma S.M. Lee, 98, of Wailuku died in Kahului. She was born on Oahu. She is survived by daughter Stephanie K.F. AhYou, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
Cherry Fujiko Matsumoto
July 31, 2011
Cherry Fujiko Matsumoto, 96, of Kaneohe died in Honolulu. She was born in Hanalei, Kauai. She is survived by son Alan; daughters Judy Fukunaga, Janice Sakihama and Sharon Nakano; sisters Helen and Thelma Hayakawa; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. No flowers.
Lynne Y.N. McIntosh
June 29, 2011
Lynne Y.N. McIntosh, 38, of Aiea died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Michael and father Ronald Nakamura. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Dennis Francis Mojzisik
July 6, 2011
Dennis Francis Mojzisik, 62, of Ewa Beach, owner of Residential Repair Services, died in Honolulu. He was born in Cleveland. He is survived by wife Florence "Sachi" Hayashi-Mojzisik; sons Terrence and Trevor Yee, and Matthew and Michael Mojzisik; daughter Alia; brothers Gregory and Skip; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Pauline A. Nakamura
July 26, 2011
Pauline A. Nakamura, 60, of Honolulu, a United Airlines supervisor, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Richard F.; daughters Jessica and Lauren; mother Eleanor Tanaka; brothers Harold and Alfred Tanaka; sisters Ella Hakoda, Thelma Hamano and Gail Mizokawa; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Richard Kiyoshi Nakamura
July 19, 2011
Richard Kiyoshi "Curly" Nakamura, 84, of Honolulu, a retired machinist at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Ralph K. Private services.
Gilbert Mahane Pine
Aug. 1, 2011
Gilbert Mahane Pine, 85, of Honolulu, a retired merchant seaman and an Army veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Vanessa Kawamura, Paulette M. DeRosa, and Denise and Thelma Santos; stepsons Bernard Young and Donald Muraco; brother Peter Kahanaoi; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.
Larry Pua Stevens Sr.
July 17, 2011
Larry Pua Stevens Sr., 63, of Waianae, a retired ironworker at Associated Steel and a member of Local 625, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Katherine "Kat"; sons Larry "Brada-Bull" Jr. and Alfred "Al"; daughters Katherine "Sweetie" Sotelo, Larrinette "Tita" S. Pasa and Mercy "Muggie" Stevens-Langford; brothers Wendell, Clarence and Donald; sister Cynthia Kapoi; 15 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Waianae Protestant Church, 85-946 Mill St., Waianae. Services: 6:30 p.m.
Jeffrey Carl Thiem
Aug. 7, 2011
Jeffrey Carl Thiem, 51, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Air National Guard master sergeant and a state sheriff, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Lancaster, Neb. He is survived by wife Maria "Maia," father Raymond and sisters Fayne Payne and Rose Brown. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Private inurnment on a later date. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.
Aug. 11, 2011
Mauro "Papa" Valvieja, 91, of Kapaa, Kauai, a Lihue Plantation mill tender, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Ernesto and Orlando, daughter Marlene Eliana, 12 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Saint Catherine Catholic Church, Kapaa. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.
Herbert Isaac Viloria
July 9, 2011
Herbert Isaac "Herb" Viloria, 58, of Honolulu, owner of a car dealership, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Keawe and Chance; daughter Chiya Hoapili; brothers Harvey, Vernon and Virgil Johnson; sister Darnell Johnson; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Casual aloha |attire.