Archive for September 7th, 2010

Fannie Yune Kiau Aihara

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Aug. 26, 2010
Fannie Yune Kiau Aihara, 93, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Ewa Beach. She is survived by son Christopher Jay and sister Irene Ching. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary printed yesterday.

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VICTORINO “VICTOR” PASION BAYUDAN

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

VICTORINO “VICTOR” PASION BAYUDAN

Age 93, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away August 8, 2010 in Waipahu. Born June 10, 1917 Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Victorino retired from Hawaiian Dredging Construction Company. A member of Hawaii Laborers Union.

He is survived by son, Segundino (Rosario) Bayudan of Philippines; daughters, Paulina (Agustin) Pasion, Erlinda (Antonio) Verceluz Sr., Lourdes (Ramon) Delos Santos; brother, Bernardo (Ceferina) Bayudan of CA; 11 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Friday (September 10) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Saturday (September 11) at St Joseph Catholic Church; (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu) Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

James Kiyoshi Fujitani

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Aug. 9, 2010
James Kiyoshi Fujitani, 76, of Waipahu, a military veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in Kapaa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Jane S.; daughter Gail Ignacio; brothers Archie and Yutaka; sisters Geraldine Sellers, Linda Ishii and Amy Fujitani; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Tsuma Iwasaki

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Aug. 27, 2010
Tsuma Iwasaki, 96, of Hilo, a retired packer for the former Diamond Head Papaya Co., died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Raymond, Reginald, Leighton and Myron; sister Jean H. Yamanaka; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Lillian Natsuko Kabasawa

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Aug. 14, 2010
Lillian Natsuko Kabasawa, 96, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Paul K. and Wayne M., daughters Nancy T. Kabasawa and Betty M. Merryman, eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Thomas Elroy Kamae

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Sept. 3, 2010
Thomas Elroy Kamae, 74, of Laie, a retired U.S. Postal Service mail carrier and Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by wife Thelma; sons Samuel “Moses,” Thomas “Elroy” and Lesly “Melvin”; daughter Sandra “Kanoe” Mapuhi; brothers Samuel, Franklin and Kenui Kamae, Larry and Gabby Au, and Melvin Kalama; sisters Laverne Beatty, Auhea Johnson, Leilani Patter, Maydeen Ford, Napua Soto, Luana Ball, Martha Kaio, Judy Beyers, Aka and Noa Au and Evelyn Perry, Theresa Beckley and Napua Baker; and 14 grandchildren. Visitation: 7:30 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie First Ward. Services: noon. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Laie Cemetery. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Additional information for an obituary printed yesterday.

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Joann Leiko Kiriu

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Aug. 25, 2010
Joann Leiko Kiriu, 62, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Stephen, daughter Keri Ann K. Imamura, mother Tomiko Minamoto, brother Mark Minamoto and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Stephen K.O. Lee

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Aug. 31, 2010
Stephen K.O. Lee, 81, of Littleton, Colo., died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Winnie, sons Stanford and Garret, daughters Linda and Carolyn and 10 grandchildren. Services to be held in Colorado. Donations suggested to Parkinson’s Association.

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Norma June Maxfield

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Aug. 3, 2010
Norma June Maxfield, 84, of Arizona died. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by husband Joe; sons Rick, Bob and Mike; and 11 grandchildren. Services held.

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Marguerite Pisor McCloskey

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Aug. 13, 2010
Marguerite Pisor McCloskey, 101, of Selma, Calif., formerly of Kailua, died in Selma. She was born in Chicora, Pa. She is survived by sons Kenneth D. and Rodger M., brother Russell O. Pisor, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services held in Fresno, Calif. Donations suggested to Easterby Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 8060, Fresno, CA 93747.

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Sarah Naki Moniz

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Aug. 17, 2010
Sarah Naki Moniz, 75, of Aiea died in Aiea. She was born in Pukoo, Molokai. She is survived by husband Clifford “Kiki” Sr., sons Clifford J. Jr. and Tony, daughter Stephanie Ellison, brother Paul Naki, sisters Elena and Elizabeth Aea, 18 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Nanette Montalbo

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Aug. 26, 2010
Nanette “Tootsie” Montalbo, 65, of Kapolei died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Lawrence; sons Darrell Maielua and Lawrence Jr. and Francisco Montalbo; daughter Tina King; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, east chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Eric Wayne Pacheco

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Aug. 18, 2010
Eric Wayne Pacheco, 53, of Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, a retired Mauna Kea Ranch water systems operator, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Anna; daughters Sabina Kupa, Sydney Popovich, Melissa Medeiros and Rachel and Erica Pacheco; mother Agnes; sister Claudette Rivella; and nine grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Hospice of Hilo, 1011 Wai-anuenue Ave. Casual attire.

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William C. Paiva

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Sept. 3, 2010
William C. Paiva, 92, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired former Hamakua Sugar Co. heavy equipment operator and former entertainer at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, died at home. He was born in Haina, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Emma; sons Eric and Richard; daughter Diana “Dee Dee” Aguiar; sisters Lorraine Begas, Dolores Amaral and Nancy Baptiste; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial at a later date. Casual attire.

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JANE TSURUYO SANDOBAL

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

JANE TSURUYO SANDOBAL

Age 88, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away August 26, 2010 in Ewa Beach. Born August 19, 1922 in Aiea, Hawaii. A retired assistant office manager, and IBM operator. She was also a member of Legion of Mary, Ladies Alter Society, Japanese Catholic Club, Filipino Catholic Club, St. Elizabeth Choir, and Okinawa Drum (Paranku) Club.

She is survived by husband, Pansobilla “Pete” M. Sandobal; daughters, Elaine Sandobal, Beverly Sandobal.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Friday (September 10) at St Joseph Catholic Church (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu) Memorial Mass 10:00 a.m. Burial 1:00 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

William Shelton

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Aug. 15, 2010
William “Bill” Shelton, 90, of Wahiawa, a retired AFL-CIO pipefitter general foreman, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Grace Ruby, son Wayne, brother Thomas, sisters Violet Tavares and May Rogers, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Robert Sadawo Shimabuku

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Aug. 24, 2010
Robert Sadawo Shimabuku, 80, of Honolulu, a general contractor, died at home. He was born in Hono-lulu. He is survived by wife Helen T.; sons Curtis T., Robin S. and Robert “Healani”; daughters Gayle S. Komiyama and Raccine N. Singer; brothers George K., Henry H., Herbert and Glenn Shimabuku and Dr. Gary S. Inamine; sister Florence M. Yogi; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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WADE KALANI SPILLNER

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Makai Chapel

WADE KALANI SPILLNER

Age 43, of Waianae, HI, passed away August 23, 2010 in Honolulu, HI. Born August 29, 1966 in Honolulu.

He is survived by wife, Lois Spillner; sons, Bryson-Wade Spillner, Justin-Alexander Spillner; daughters, Presca Spillner Akau, Alexis (Austin) Spillner, Hallie Spillner; father, Alexander (Lisa) Spillner; mother, Winona (Maurice) Matsuzaki; brother, Kaimana Spillner, Michael (Kristle) Spillner; sisters, Naupaka Helenihi, Mokihana (Paul) Doane; 1 grandchild; numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews & cousins.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Funeral service 7:00 p.m. Casual Attire.

Francis K. Aiu, Sr.

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FRANCIS K. AIU, SR.

Age 83, of Honolulu, retired from the Honolulu Fire Department as a Captain, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 28, 2010, in Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in South Kona, Hawaii on October 18, 1926. He is survived by his wife, Stella R.; sons, Francis K. (Vai) Jr. and Steven K. (Jeri); grandchildren, Francis K. III, Tara-Ann L., Aaron A.K. and Kacie K.A.; a great-grandson, Andrew K.; brother, Boniface K. and sister, Annie K. Nobriga.

Visitation 9 to 10 a.m.; services at 10 a.m. on Friday, September 10, 2010, at Blessed Sacrament Church. Luncheon to follow. Family requests aloha attire & no flowers.

Milagros Bata Transfiguracion

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Aug. 19, 2010
Milagros Bata Transfiguracion, 75, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Munoz, Nueva Ecija, Philippines. She is survived by son Rey; daughters Lydia Bisquera, Amelia Cablayan, Nancy Barbadillo and Gemma Santiago; brothers Benjamin and Prudencio Bata; sisters Dominga Canaveral, Rosalina Limon and Imelda Ay-ayen; 16 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 91-1298 Renton Road, Ewa Beach. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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WALTER WATANABE

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

WALTER HITOSHI WATANABE

Age 87, of Waialua, Hawaii, passed away July 24, 2010 in Honolulu. Born March 27, 1923 in Waialua, Hawaii. He was a WWII veteran with the 442nd Infantry Regiment “I” Company, and recipient of 2 purple hearts.

He is survived by wife, Bessie Masako Watanabe; sons, Stanford (Kristine) Watanabe of SF; daughters, Marian (Wayne) Clingingsmith of SF, Sue (Gary) Oshita, Lisa (Erik) Williams; 5 grandchildren; brother, Masashi (Atsuko) Watanabe of Japan; sisters, Kikue Maruyama of Brazil, Shimae (Tomio) Fukuda; numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation 5:15 p.m. Saturday (September 11) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:00 p.m. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.


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