Archive for July 24th, 2010

KEAOLANI “KEA” LEDWARD PATACSIL “CORRECTION”

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CORRECTION TO BURIAL

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

KEAOLANI
“KEA” LEDWARD
PATACSIL

Burial should be on Saturday (July 31) at Oahu Cemetery 10 am.

CAPTAIN RICHARD D. EBER, CEC, USN (ret)

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CAPTAIN
RICHARD D. EBER, CEC, USN (ret)

Born in South Bend, Indiana in 1938, Dick was raised in Detroit, Michigan, the youngest of nine children. In 1956 he joined the incoming class of 1960 at the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis. While serving 28 years on active duty he also did post graduate work at RPI and Stanford, retiring from the Navy in 1988. Tours of duty included Viet Nam, Joint Forces Japan, two tours with the Seabees and two in Hawaii where he was the Officer in Charge of Construction during the building of the Arizona Memorial Shoreside Facility and the Pearl Harbor Chapel. Decorations include the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal and the Joint Services Commendation Medal. Following his career with the Navy, Dick was Vice President of Construction Management at R.M. Towill, engineering firm, and Secretary/Treasurer of Long Term Care Hawaii.

Dick was a registered engineer and a member of Tau Beta Pi, engineering honorary. For 28 years he was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, serving twice as that congregation’s president.

Survivors include his wife Laudra; son, Rich and wife Jan; son, David; and grandchildren; Rick (serving with the 3rd Marines in Afganistan), Jeff, Deni, and Michael, all college students; sister Pat Davis, of Palo Alto, CA; Beverly Tosch of Glenn Heights, Texas; Bertha Myers of Orlando, Florida; Delora Yori of Garden City, Michigan; and Gene Eber of Oxford, Mississippi as well as many in-laws; nieces and nephews and long time friends. He was preceded in death by brothers Ron and Bob and by sister, Ginny Bileti.
Special thanks to Dr. Dave Mitsunaga and Dr. Web Ross for their many years of loving care. Memorials In lieu of flowers to the Michael J. Fox Foundation or Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund.

A Memorial Service will be held at St. John Lutheran Church, Kailua at 11:30 August 3. Interment Service will preceed at 10:00 am in the VA cemetery at Hawaii Memorial Park, Kaneohe.

WILLIAM WALT ANDERSON

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WILLIAM WALT ANDERSON

Age 71, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away July 20, 2010. Born September 27, 1938 in Texarkana, Texas.

A devoted husband and father, he is survived by his wife of 45 years, Jane Anderson; his daughter Carson Lee and son-in-law Jarrett Lee from Raleigh, NC; his son Douglas Anderson and fiance Stephanie Ko from Washington, DC; brother Philip Anderson of Little Rock, AR; and his extended family both in Hawaii and around the world.

After finishing graduate school at Thunderbird Graduate School for International Management in Arizona, Bill worked for Hallmark Cards International from 1969 to 2000. With Hallmark, he and his family lived in Manila from 1969 to 1980, traveled throughout the Asia Pacific region, and made life-long friends in many countries. After retirement, he worked as a consultant for Anderson International, LLC. An active member of St. Clement’s Episcopal Church in Honolulu, Bill served on the Vestry.

He was a long-time member of Sunrise Rotary in Honolulu, a member of the Board of Trade West, Inc. in Honolulu, and an active volunteer for YO House, providing outreach opportunities to Hawaii’s homeless youth.

Bill Anderson was an avid tennis player for most of his life. His smile and laughter will be sorely missed by all those who knew him.

Funeral service will be Tuesday July 27 at 4 pm at St. Clement’s Church, 1515 Wilder Ave. in Makiki.

Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to: St. Clement’s Church (for the food outreach program) or to The American Cancer Society-Hawaii Chapter.

Edith Shizue Asato

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June 20, 2010
Edith Shizue Asato, 81, of Aiea died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Zachary and Glenn, daughters Jessie Fujitani and Marian Au, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Blake R. Brown

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July 17, 2010
Blake R. Brown, 60, of Honolulu, a stage manager, died. He was born in Santa Monica, Calif. He is survived by wife Sylvia Y., mother Edith E. and brother Grant G. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at the Parish of St. Clement. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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August Jacintho Camara

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July 20, 2010
August Jacintho Camara, 88, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a retired Gay & Robinson Ranch foreman and Army veteran who served in World War II, died at home. He was born in Port Allen, La. He is survived by wife Elisabeth H., son Wayne, daughters Birgit Roush-Landry and Brenda Carvalho, brothers Ernest and Richard, sister Dorothy Lopez, seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. next Saturday at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Kalaheo. Mass to follow. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery.

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Leemar Eswagen Dacanay

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July 7, 2010
Leemar Eswagen Dacanay, 30, of Honolulu, a former flower picker in Kona, died in Honolulu. He was born in Orosi, Calif. He is survived by parents Lee and Myrna, and grandmother Teresa Eswagen. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples.

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Lolita Fagaragan Gabur

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July 20, 2010
Lolita Fagaragan Gabur, 71, of Kaunakakai, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by son Bong; daughters Emelyn Miller, Cathy Ozaeta and Aileen Gaa; mother Rosa Fagaragan; brothers Glory, Eddie and Clemen Fagaragan; sisters Josefina Acorda, Menchie Bonoan and Melan Goh; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at St. John the Baptist. Mass: 7 p.m. No flowers.

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Plengsri Hope

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June 7, 2010
Plengsri Hope, 78, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Thailand. She is survived by two sons and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Ronald Asbell II

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July 20, 2010
Ronald “Gary” Asbell II, 45, of Lahaina, a Ritz-Carlton Resort Kapalua chef, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Anderson, Ind. He is survived by mother Mary Hunsinger, stepfather Lamont Hunsinger, brother Steven J. Hunsinger and sisters Kim Jones, Cristy Roach, and Valarie and Jessica Hunsinger. Services at a later date.

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Debra Jean Naomi Kaeo

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July 10, 2010
Debra Jean Naomi Kaeo, 54, of Nanakuli, a St. Rita’s Catholic Church receptionist and outreach ministry coordinator, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Bernard Jr.; sons Bernard “Che” III, Marco “Bo,” Bertram and Kellen; brothers Michael Pilialoha, and Joseph, Armand “Amana” and Charles Noa; sisters Sharon Aipoalani, Louisiana Hatchett, Alice Noa and Judy Maielua; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Rita’s Catholic Church, 89-318 Farrington Highway, Waianae. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Nanakuli Cemetery.

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Paul Hiroshi Kaneshiro

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July 12, 2010
Paul Hiroshi Kaneshiro, 62, of Kailua, a former Ito-En employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Walter and Alex, and sisters Amy Shiraishi and Linda Myers. Private services.

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Oikalani Kauahikaua

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July 14, 2010
Oikalani “Charles” Kauahikaua, 83, of Nanakuli, a retired Mass Transit Line bus driver and Army veteran who served in World War II and the Korean War, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marian, hanai sons Donald Kaulia and John Meade, brothers Joe and Sammy, and sister Beatrice Gonsalves. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Aug. 13 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:15 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Alvin Shigeru Kira

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July 10, 2010
Alvin Shigeru Kira, 58, of Honolulu, an A Glassco Inc. estimator, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mihee, sons Carlon and Jamey, daughters Stacie and Jennalyn, mother Shi-zuko, brother Wesley and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Owen Eugene Lay

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July 17, 2010
Owen Eugene Lay, 85, of Haiku, Maui, a Hawaiian Telephone Co. repairman, died in Kula, Maui. He was born in Springfield, N.Y. He is survived by sons Guy Roger, Grant H., Ivan B. and Angus E.; daughter GenaAstrid Rickard; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grand- children. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahului ward. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

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Barbara Alyce Linn

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July 17, 2010
Barbara Alyce Linn, 75, of Kailua, a Barbara’s Art & Collectibles consultant, died in Kailua. She was born in Hollywood, Calif. She is survived by sons Michael Hansink and Daniel Linn, daughters Kathleen Galveso and Kellie Farag, brother Randy Godfrey and eight grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to the American Cancer Society.

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David Van De Loop

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July 28, 2010
David “Dutch” Van De Loop, 61, of Wahiawa, a warehouse technician, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Racine, Wis. He is survived by mother Rosemary Vandeloop; brothers Jeffrey, Thomas and Curtis Vandeloop; and sisters Victoria, Nancy, Andrea, Angela and Mary Vandeloop. Services: 2 p.m. tomorrow at Kaiona Beach Park, Waimanalo. Scattering of ashes to follow. Aloha attire.

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John Joseph Lyons

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July 17, 2010
John Joseph Lyons, 88, of Honolulu, a retired communication engineer and Navy lieutenant junior grade, died in Honolulu. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Betty, son Joyn R., daughter Lorna and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Holy Trinity Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Private burial. No flowers. Donations suggested to Sts. Peter and Paul Church or Holy Trinity Church.

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Marianne E.W. Matthies

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July 3, 2010
Marianne E.W. Matthies, 70, of Honolulu, a restaurant industry employee, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Berlin. She is survived by numerous friends. Celebration of life: 2:30 p.m. next Saturday at Puuikena Park. Flowers welcome.

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Violet Yit Kam Miyashiro

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July 17, 2010
Violet Yit Kam Miyashiro, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Department of Education clerk, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Rikio, sons Garrick D. and Randy C., daughter Tammy Lee Murakami, sister Rose Tam and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.

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ROBERT KEALAIKAHIKI MOSSMAN

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

ROBERT KEALAIKAHIKI
MOSSMAN

Age 73, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away June 25, 2010 in Lahaina, Maui. Born March 23, 1937 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He retired from the Honolulu Fire Department; he also graduated from Kamehameha Schools For Boys, Class of 1956.

He is survived by wife, Priscilla K. Mossman; sons, Bowe H. (Ramona) Mossman, Blade Kauwila (Chamaine) Mossman; daughters, Lisa W. (Stanley) Akee, Leslie K. Mossman, Desiniel M. Mossman; sisters, Lalani Segool, Kehaulani Akiona, Kim Lan (Robert) Simmons-Conan, Sui Lan Holland, Jo Ann Jackson; brothers, Bruce Mossman, Stephen Mossman, Dee Mossman, Jon Mossman, Francis Mossman; 6 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Tuesday (July 27) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 11:00 a.m. Burial 3:00 p.m. at Valley of The Temples Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

MYRA YOSHIMI MURATA

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MYRA YOSHIMI MURATA

87, of Honolulu, a retired electrical contracting executive died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Koloa, Kauai.

Survived by daughter, Charyn (Glen) Sunahara, sister Gladys Sallas, brothers Keith (Nancy), George (Sue), Richard (Carol) and Dr. Steven (Doreen) Yamamoto.

Visitation, July 30, 2010 5PM at Diamond Head Mortuary, Services at 6PM. Casual attire. No flowers.

MYRA YOSHIMI MURATA

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MYRA YOSHIMI MURATA

87, of Honolulu, a retired electrical contracting executive died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Koloa, Kauai.

Survived by daughter, Charyn (Glen) Sunahara, sister Gladys Sallas, brothers Keith (Nancy), George (Sue), Richard (Carol) and Dr. Steven (Doreen) Yamamoto.

Visitation, July 30, 2010 5PM at Diamond Head Mortuary, Services at 6PM. Casual attire. No flowers.

Kazuo Terrance Murata

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July 14, 2010
Kazuo Terrance Murata, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Bekins office manager and Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by a daughter, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Myra Yoshimi Murata

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July 9, 2010
Myra Yoshimi Murata, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Okano Electric vice president, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by daughter Charyn Sunahara; brothers Keith, George, Richard and Steven Yamamoto; and sister Gladys Sallas. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Allen Masami Nakamura

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June 18, 2010
Allen Masami Nakamura, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Meadow Gold Dairies Schofield Barracks branch manager, American Mutual Insurance agent and Army veteran who served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team L Company, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Randal A. and Lloyd M., daughter Cynthia M., sisters Tsuruko Tamura and Michiye Shinzawa, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Lisala Fifita Naulangi

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July 1, 2010
Lisala Fifita Naulangi, 60, of Honolulu, a taxicab driver, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Tonga. He is survived by wife Cathleen N.; sons Lifa G., Hausia K.M.S. and Sosefa T. “Joe” Naulangi, and Uilifooti T. Fakaosita; daughters Tulima N. Finau and Ilisapesi M.N. “Liz” Nunies; mother Ilisapesi O.; and five grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary.

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Fujino Nikaido Okada

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June 24, 2010
Fujino Nikaido Okada, 93, of Kaneohe, a retired Queen’s Medical Center dietician, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by sons Daniel D. and David N., and four grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings. Donations suggested to charity.

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Keaolani Ledward Patacsil

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July 4, 2010
Keaolani Ledward “Kea” Patacsil, 53, of Waianae, an Oceanic Time Warner Cable dispatcher, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by stepdaughter Jayme, father Nelson Ledward, brother Edmund H. Ledward and sisters Mililani Watanabe and Kealiihoalani Ledward. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. next Saturday at Oahu Cemetery.

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Bruce W.K. Pedro

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July 10, 2010
Bruce W.K. Pedro, 41, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Aneti Sr.; brothers Aneti Jr., Jon and James; sisters Diane and Senetima Pedro, and Sania Renaud; and grandmother Gladys Clark. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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