Archive for July 10th, 2010

DANIEL CASSEN LEVEY

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In Loving Memory
7th Anniversary

DANIEL
CASSEN LEVEY
1983-2003

Daniel’s Anniversary will be celebrated at the Lanikai Bikepath 8k FunRun, to be held Sunday, July 11, 2010, at the Lanikai Lighthouse. Friends and family are invited to run for fitness, and run for fun. Medals will be awarded by the Mid-Pacific RoadRunners’ Club. For information, call Joyce at 255-7707.

Benjamin Albios

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June 16, 2010
Benjamin “Benny” Albios, 75, of Haleiwa, a professor of the Waialua Branch of the Kali Association, Lontayao Martial Arts Organization, and an Army veteran, died in Ewa. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Felisisima “Nancy,” sons Robin and Brian, daughters Romi Minami and Laura Ann Mabini, brothers Joning and Simpy, sisters Margie Nakamoto and Aggie Albios, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Lorene Anderson

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July 2, 2010
Lorene “Chick” Anderson, 94, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Riegelsville, Pa. She is survived by daughters Roberta A. Ubersax and Barbara A. Krasniewski, and four grandchildren. No services.

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Peter Pantaleon Barbadillo

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June 10, 2010
Peter Pantaleon Barbadillo, 82, of Ewa Beach, a retired civil service mechanic, died in Ewa. He was born in Haleiwa. He is survived by sons Lloyd and Barney, daughter Debra Oshner, brothers Paul and Delphine, sisters Felomina Fernandez and Ellen Holmberg, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Serio Dofa

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June 28, 2010
Serio “Pops” Dofa, 84, of Lahaina, a retired Pioneer Mill Co. field worker, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by sons Charles E. and Harold T.; daughters Johanna L. Abihai, Janice Dofa-Yakut, Teresa Romero and Stephanie Rickard; sisters Magie D. Naone and Dolly Dofa; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Sue Sunayo Hamasaki

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June 25, 2010
Sue Sunayo Hamasaki, 87, of Honolulu died in Leahi Hospital. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Mark and Lance, sister Ella Nagai, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Roland Dean deVera Javier

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June 28, 2010
Roland Dean deVera Javier, 17, of Ewa Beach died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Dino and Rose, brother Ray M., sister Rachel F. and grandparents Romy and Aida Javier, and Rody and Marian deVera. Mass: noon Thursday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 99-312 Moanalua Road, Aiea. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Emery Story Jr.

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July 2, 2010
Emery “Grant” Story Jr., 92, of Aiea, a retired Navy captain who served in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, died at home. He also was a commanding officer of the Naval Ship Engineering Center, Philadelphia Division, and Burns and Roe Engineering and Construction Co. vice president and master mason. He was born in Carthage, Mo. He is survived by wife Allyn R. Thompson, son Robert “Bob,” daughters Susan L. Mattingly and Carol Ann Short, sister Betty Ann Butterfield and five grandchildren. Burial: 2 p.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers. Donations suggested to Pacific Aviation Museum, 319 Lexington Blvd., Honolulu, HI 96818.

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Roger Alan Kaleo Kaiama

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June 29, 2010
Roger Alan Kaleo Kaiama, 47, of Fort Myers, Fla., a laborer and fisherman and Army National Guard veteran, died in Kapolei. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Kathy Wright, sons Kupukupu K. Henderson and Nahono K. Ayau, daughter Moana, mother Ellabelle, brother Edward N. Jr. and sisters Sonia Tapu, Leinani McCandless and Bernice K. De Santos. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Kailua Beach Park Picnic pavilion, mauka of the boat ramp. Scattering of ashes to follow.

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Matthew K. Kim

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June 19, 2010
Matthew K. Kim, 57, of Waianae, a retired federal government painter, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Joanne L., sons Ryan K. and Kaipo H., brothers Guss and Leroy Garcia, sisters Nora Todd and Puanani Keaweehu, and a grandchild. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 8:45 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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GENE M. LEUPP

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GENE M. LEUPP
July 6, 2010

Gene M. Leupp, 78, of Honolulu, a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Air Force, died under hospice care at his home after a year-long battle with brain cancer. He was born in Mayville, North Dakota. He is survived by wife Ruth; sons David, Gary, and Jon; sisters Rosemary and Carol; brothers Frank and Henry; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

During his military service Gene was awarded the Airman’s Medal, the highest award for bravery in a non-combat situation, for saving numerous lives during a massive hotel fire in Bangkok, Thailand. Following his retirement from the Air Force, Gene was active in The TUG computer club, serving most recently as Vice President. Gene, along with Ruth was also a dedicated and active member of the Morning Music Club of Honolulu for many years.

Private services in North Dakota.

Shizue Namba Maeda

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May 20, 2010
Shizue Namba Maeda, 92, of Pearl City, a retired Japanese-language teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Pearl City. She is survived by caregiver/niece Denise Keala. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Incorrect information published in an obituary Thursday.

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Glynn Ken Mizumoto

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June 25, 2010
Glynn Ken Mizumoto, 57, of Honolulu, a Verizon Business senior facilities support technician and Air Force veteran, died in San Jose, Calif. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by wife Ok Hyang “Kimmie,” son Shawn, daughter Cathy and sisters Liane Wong and Ruthdine Mizumoto. Mass: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony Church in Kalihi. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha or business attire. No flowers.

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Rodney George Mores

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June 22, 2010
Rodney George Mores, 56, of Honolulu, a retired Oahu Community Correctional Center adult corrections officer, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Ryan and Shawn, brother Herbert, sister Colleen Beauchamp and nine grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. next Saturday at Valley of the Temples. Call after 9:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Flowers welcome. Monetary donations preferred.

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LeRoy Shun Him Ngai

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July 1, 2010
LeRoy Shun Him “Roy” Ngai, 64, of Honolulu, a retired McKinley High School teacher, Royal Hawaiian Hotel and Ala Moana Hotel banquet employee, and Army Reserve veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by wife Elaine; sons Chadwick and Colin; daughters LeAnne and Jeri Anne; mother Yuk Sim; brothers William, Herman and Norman Young; sister Patricia Hulihee; and two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Incorrect information published in an obituary Wednesday.

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Robert Nishi

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May 30, 2010
Robert “Bobby” Nishi, 71, of Las Vegas, a retired Pearl Harbor employee and judo instructor at Waialua Judo Club and Schofield Barracks, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Haleiwa. He is survived by son Craig; daughters Janelle and Christine; mother Violet Komatsu; brother Clarence; sisters Jane Claffey, Agnes Kuwata and Minnie Yoshimori; stepsister Ann Maekawa; and two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 10 a.m. No flowers.

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FRANCISCO A. “FRANK” NUNEZ

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FRANCISCO A. “FRANK” NUNEZ
June 24, 2010

Francisco A. “Frank” Nunez 79 of Honolulu, a Koko Head Rifle Range employee, retired from the Marine Corps who served in the Korean War at the battle of the Chosin Reservoir and Inchon Landing, died in Honolulu at the Veterans Community Living Center. He was born in Walnut Grove, Calif.

He is survived by wife Linda Hofstedt, son Dennis, daughter Nancy, brother Richard, six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, many beloved neices and nephews.

Services: 12:30 p.m. Monday at Saint Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church, 720 N. King St. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

Ardie Santos Sambo

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July 4, 2010
Ardie Santos Sambo, 90, of Wahiawa, a social worker and retired International School administrative assistant, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Manila. She is survived by sons Angelo and Edgardo; daughters Virginia Saunders, Regine Reynolds and Honora Daily; brothers Eric and Paul “V8” Santos; sisters Helene Falk, Cielito Narvasa and Melodia Drexler; and six grandchildren. Private services.

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Gerald Kenji Sato

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June 30, 2010
Gerald Kenji Sato, 72, of Honolulu, a retired Department of Education principal, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Debra L. and Dr. Janel Sue Sato-Valoroso, brother Kenneth K., sister Jeanette M. Nugent and a grandchild. Private services.

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Karen Sue Schade

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July 5, 2010
Karen Sue Schade, 54, of Kapaa, Kauai, a registered nurse, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She is survived by husband Marc Schade; hanai sons Timothy and Joseph Croasmun and Charlie Guyette; daughter Kimberly Freiley; mother Janet Wortman; stepmother Virginia Bell; brother Jonathan Bell; stepbrother William “Garth” Bell; sister Cheryl Croasmun; stepsister Deborah Sniffen; and two grandchildren. Celebration of life: noon-8 p.m. July 24 at Lydgate Park. Potluck meal. Lei and loose flowers welcome.

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Soonie Kaoilani Reff Shelton

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June 29, 2010
Soonie Kaoilani Reff Shelton, 71, of Waianae, a bartender, died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons James Jr. and Patrick Correia and Shawn Shelton; daughters Ann Rapozo, Hyimeen Akiona and Heide Correia; brother Eric Reff; sisters Lydia Kahanu and Desire Reff; 21 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Dorothy J. Smith

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July 2, 2010
Dorothy J. Smith, 79, of Haleiwa died in Waialua. She was born in Toledo, Ohio. She is survived by sons Mark and Matthew, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Joseph Alexander Soares

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July 6, 2010
Joseph Alexander “Uncle Joe” Soares, 89, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a National Weather Service employee and retired Federal Aviation Administration chief of flight services, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Kalaheo. He is survived by wife Nancy; sons Clifford, Calvin, Clement and Jared; daughter Carmel; brother Manuel; 14 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Kalaheo. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Harold Steven Gouveia Sr.

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July 2, 2010
Harold Steven Gouveia Sr., 69, of Honolulu, owner of Harold’s Lawn Repair and AAA Saw Shop, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by sons Harry H. and Harold S. Jr., daughter Haroldean L.U. Martin, four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Thursday at Moanalua Mortuary.

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Ronald Tsutomu Takayama

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June 18, 2010
Ronald Tsutomu Takayama, 68, of Pearl City, a retired electrician, died in Pearl City. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lynette; son Todd; daughters Erin Terada and Leslie Takayama-Ho; brothers James, Robert and Arthur; sisters Nancy Hasebe and Thelma Nakashima; and three grandchildren. Services held.

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Hayden Mikala Taylor

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June 30, 2010
Hayden Mikala Taylor, infant daughter of Chadwick and Kaleleonalani Taylor of Ewa Beach, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by sisters Alexis, Korina and Teagan; grandparents Trenton Taylor, Barbara VandenBerg and Louis and F. Momilani Magyar; and great-grandparents Mildred Porter, Marta Taylor, Louis Magyar, and Jack and Marcy Saunders. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to nowilaymedowntosleep.org or Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church.

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Bruce Allen Tegman

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July 2, 2010
Bruce Allen “Grampa” Tegman, 84, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired industrial relations and personnel director for Mauna Kea Beach Hotel and Laupahoehoe Sugar Plantation and Navy submarine radar/sonar man, died. He was born in Denver. He is survived by wife Kana’i; sons Bruce Jr. and Gary; stepsons Roscoe, Shane and BJ Kailimai; daughters Gerry Gable, Karen Spisak, Kay Kirtland and Pam Fancy; stepdaughter Tessa Akao; and 67 grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. next Saturday at “The Ranch” in Puukapu, Waimea. At the Waimea Police Station, turn onto Kamamalu Street and follow the signs to “The Ranch.” For more information and/or van transportation, call 890-2331.

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Vivian T. Kunishi Tomita

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June 25, 2010
Vivian T. Kunishi Tomita, 81, a retired billing clerk, died. She was born in Yamaguchi, Japan. She is survived by son Glenn K., daughter Charlene K., three brothers, two sisters, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Irene Fusako Yata

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June 11, 2010
Irene Fusako Yata, 82, of Lihue, a retired state Agriculture Experiment Station clerk, died in Garden Isle Health Care. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by son Glenn, daughters Sheila Saiki and Linda Planas, brothers George and Stanley Ohama, sisters Hilda Ohama and Dora Sato, and six grandchildren. Private services.

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Brian Yoshikawa

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June 28, 2010
Brian Yoshikawa, 54, of Wailuku, a Home Depot associate, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Ruth Tabin, daughter Brandi, stepdaughters Brandy C. Henderson and Jeanette Romero, brother Alvin, sisters Patty Fujimoto and Lynette Yoshikawa, and four grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. next Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Aloha attire.

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