For Sunday, January 19, 2014
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Jan 19, 2014
Jan. 4, 2014
Wilson Ahuna, 81, of Norwalk, Calif., a retiree and a Coast Guard veteran, died at home. He was born in Kona. He is survived by wife Ayame; sons James and Kevin; daughters Carol, Linda and Patti; brother Henry; and seven grandchildren. No services.
Marie J. Alvarado
Dec. 12, 2013
Marie J. "Tootsie" Alvarado, 93, of Waipahu, a retired Aloha Uniforms supervisor, died in Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Patrick Lagrimas and Freddy Alvarado, daughter Constance "Connie" Kanekoa, sister Cecile Barcelona, companion Tony Savella, 17 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. Private services.
Gaudencio Mendoza Cadiz
Jan. 11, 2014
Gaudencio Mendoza Cadiz, 100, of Wailuku, an irrigator at Wailuku Sugar Co. and sakada, died at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Julia; sons Damien Cadiz, and Robert and Albert Dugay; daughters Magdalena Ramos, Angelita Balualua, Leonida Basca, Irene Luna, Matilda Baybado and Lucille Dugay; 28 grandchildren; 64 great-grandchildren; and 18 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Jan. 27 at St. Anthony Church. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.
Helen Aneuber Empron
Jan. 1, 2014
Helen Aneuber Empron, 79, of Wahiawa died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Stephen and Nolan; daughters Jennifer Sonoda, Alana Empron and Lynette Fujimoto; brothers Dalmacio, Alfredo and Artemio Aneuber; sisters Alberta Revestir, Elisa Gallarde, Lucina Donios and Lourdes Cabaniero; 14 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 91-1154 North Road, Ewa Beach. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.
Dorothy E. Hughes Faber
Jan. 4, 2014
Dorothy E. Hughes "Baby Dot" Faber, 76, of Wahiawa, an employee at Bank of Hawaii in Enchanted Lake, a drapery installer and retiree from the Riverside School District in California, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Dean and David III Hughes, daughters Debra Kaniho and Diane Hughes, brother Kenny Kreutter, sister Carole Martin, 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Ray Wesley Gillespie
Nov. 27, 2013
Ray Wesley Gillespie, 71, of Kailua-Kona, an Army retiree and a state retiree, died in Seattle. He was born in Leavenworth, Kan. He is survived by wife Paula, sons Kelly and Sean, mother Dorothy, brothers Joe and Gary, sister Jean Dunnigan and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Michael the Archangel tent location on Honokohau Street. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment at noon at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. Gathering to follow at the family home in Kailua-Kona. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to International Myeloma Foundation, 12650 Riverside Drive, Suite 206, North Hollywood, CA 91607.
Alfred Francis Gouveia Jr.
Jan. 13, 2014
Alfred Francis "Big Al" Gouveia Jr., 64, of Wailuku, a mechanic specializing in Volkswagen cars, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Mae, son Alfred III, daughters Lisa Tokunaga and Miki Cacace, brothers Paul Gouveia and Gene Tomoguchi, sister Sylvia Iwasaki and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Lei only. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Eutiquia Razo Gumanas
Jan. 8, 2014
Eutiquia Razo Gumanas, 94, of Kihei, Maui, a dressmaker in the Philippines, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by sons Manuel Razo, and Rolando and Cresente Gumanas; daughters Emmabella Ong and Theresa Sotto; sisters Felicisima Dalman and Benilda Sacay; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Paia, Maui. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial at noon at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku, Maui. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Dora Taeko Ishikawa
Dec. 29, 2013
Dora Taeko Ishikawa, 87, of Hilo, a retired office manager for Dr. Ruth Oda, died in Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Care Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Lloyd, daughter Jeanne Yeo-Ishikawa and three grandchildren. Private services. In lieu of flowers or monetary gifts, donations suggested to Hospice of Hilo, 1011 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo, HI 96720; or Hawaii Island Adult Care Inc., 34 Rainbow Drive, Hilo, HI 96720.
Suzanne Kelso Iverson
Jan. 16, 2014
Suzanne Kelso Iverson, 81, of Honolulu, a retired private school secretary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Duluth, Minn. She is survived by husband Alan R.; daughters Elizabeth A. and Rebecca S. Iverson, and Julie K. Hampson; and five grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Fort DeRussy Chapel.
Alvin Francis Jardine Jr.
Jan. 8, 2014
Alvin Francis Jardine Jr., 63, of Wailuku, a painter and sandblaster, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons David L. Akeo, Alvin III and James P. Jardine, and Bula Miller; daughters Naomi R. Aloy, Trina L. Bright and Michelle Cabaccang; brothers Pinky, Renfred and Tyson; sisters Germayne, Loralei, Parona and Shezale; 15 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Door of Faith Church, 432 Waiehu Beach Road, Wailuku. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Ernest Keolaokalani Keinath
Dec. 31, 2013
Ernest Keolaokalani Keinath, 63, of Honolulu, a retired auto mechanic, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Me Hie Woore and stepfather Glenn Stang. Private services.
Soon Ja Kneeskern
Jan. 2, 2014
Soon Ja Kneeskern, 84, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Waipahu. She was born in Seoul. She is survived by daughter Pi Yun Chao and three grandchildren. Private services.
Warner Edward Landeau Jr.
Jan. 10, 2014
Warner Edward "Skip" Landeau Jr., 69, of Honolulu, a retired Navy field service manager for Digital Equipment Corp., died in Honolulu. He was born in Racine, Wis. He is survived by wife Kim M. Johnson, sons Stephen and Edward, daughter Kirsten Garcia, brother Michael, sisters Janelle Lowrance and Iva Olsen, and nine grandchildren. Services pending. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.
Jesse Teata Maave
Jan. 4, 2014
Jesse Teata "Tata" Maave, 49, of Honolulu, a surf instructor, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by fiancee Yolanda V. Millare; brothers Junior, Wallace and Aleki; and sister Orepa. Scattering of ashes: 9 a.m. Saturday at Queen's Surf, Waikiki. Casual attire. Lei and loose flowers welcome.
Consolacion Ucol Marcos
Jan. 5, 2014
Consolacion Ucol "Conching" Marcos, 93, of Keaau, Hawaii, a self-employed papaya farmer, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Alfonso, sons Juanito and Romeo, daughters Helen Marcos and Anita Takara, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Keaau Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Lehua Section. Casual attire.
Irene S. Oshiro
Dec. 21, 2013
Irene S. Oshiro, 92, of Mililani died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by daughters Claire N. Hane, Mabel N. Tome and Cynthia M. Kawabata; sister Connie Y. Yamauchi; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services.
Ralph Shigeo Oshiro
Jan. 3, 2014
Ralph Shigeo "Shaggy" Oshiro, 79, of Wailuku, a retired Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. electrician and an Army veteran, died in Hale Makua Wailuku. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by sons Raynard and Mark, daughter Sonya Purdy, brother Henry M., sister Betty M. Kurisu, three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.
William H. Reinicke Jr.
Dec. 13, 2013
William H. Reinicke Jr., 69, of Albuquerque, N.M., an Albuquerque Police Department veteran, artist and jewelry designer in Hawaii, and assistant to Native American trader Irma Bailey, died at home. He was born in Burbank, Calif. He is survived by wife Carolyn, son William III, daughter Sabrina Hamilton, sister Carol R. Aki, nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services and burial held in Albuquerque. No flowers. Donations suggested to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Online condolences: danielsfuneral.com.
Dec. 19, 2013
Toshio Shiraki, 92, of Aiea, a C&H Sugar Refinery retiree, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Fujiko, son Brian, daughter Charlene Yamaguchi and two grandchildren. Private services.
Susan Marie Velles
Jan. 12, 2014
Susan Marie Velles, 58, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Bobby L. Roberson and Joseph S. Velles Jr.; daughters Yolanda M. Ekau and Joanne N. Watson; sisters Betty Vee-Ishiki, Luanne Nakahara, Yvonne Botelo, Cissy Kawaahau, Carol Sanchez, Debra L. Breaux and Brenda Moore; 21 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services to be held at a later date.