Archive for October, 2010

Richard H.M. Wells

Posted On October 11th, 2010 -

Sept. 30, 2010
Richard H.M. Wells, 49, of Honolulu, a retired 7-Eleven stores corporate trainer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marjorie; sons Ricky, Edward and James; daughter Zeshalee; brothers Richard, John and Herbie; sisters Darlene Grant, Deborah Seda and Violet Wells; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Patrick’s Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Richard H.M. Wells

Posted On October 14th, 2010 -

Sept. 30, 2010
Richard H.M. Wells, 49, of Honolulu, a retired 7-Eleven stores corporate trainer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marjorie; sons Ricky, Edward and James; daughter Zeshalee; brothers Reginald, John and Herbie; sisters Darlene Grant, Deborah Seda and Violet Wells; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Patrick’s Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. Incorrect information published in an obituary Monday.

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The Rev. Douglas Clifford Werner

Posted On October 12th, 2010 -

Sept. 27, 2010
The Rev. Douglas Clifford Werner, 58, of Honolulu, a minister, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Mufulira, Zambia. He is survived by wife Jan, brother Keith and sister Maureen Harbor. Private services.

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Bud Martin Wheeler

Posted On October 27th, 2010 -

Oct. 17, 2010
Bud Martin Wheeler, 46, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a self-employed carpet cleaner, owner of Complete Carpet Services and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Multnomah, Ore. He is survived by wife Kalae, son Daniel, daughters Melanie and Cassidy, mother Mary, brother Dwight and sisters Tammy and Debbie. Celebration of life: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Kona Outdoor Circle, Kailua-Kona. Casual attire.

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Paula Lum Wilbur

Posted On October 31st, 2010 -

Oct. 25, 2010
Paula Lum Wilbur, 55, of Kaneohe died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband the Rev. Rich- ard, son Nathanael, daughter Naomi, father Dorman Lum, brothers Jonathan “Jon” and Jeffrey Lum, and sister Michele Chang. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at New Hope Church, Sand Island Access Road. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Helen Puaalani Range Wilhelm

Posted On October 8th, 2010 -

Oct. 3, 2010
Helen Puaalani Range Wilhelm, 96, of Kaneohe, Kailua and Maui, a teacher at Huelo Elementary School and Libby McNeil and Libby Cannery employee, died in Aloha Nursing & Rehab Centre, Kaneohe. She was born in Paapaea, Maui. She is survived by sons Harvey, Leslie and Earl Jack Wilhelm; daughters Joan Raymond, Jean Kanoho and Louise Valencia; brother Joseph Range; sister Emma Villa; 17 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and 16 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Additional services to be held 9 a.m. Oct. 22 at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary on Maui.

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Helen P. Wilhelm

Posted On October 17th, 2010 -

Oct. 3, 2010
Helen Puaalani Wilhelm, 96, of Kaneohe and Kailua, Maui, a Huelo Elementary School teacher and employee at Libby McNeil and Libby Cannery, died at Aloha Nursing and Rehab Center, Kaneohe. She was born in Kailua, Maui. She is survived by sons Harvey, Leslie and Earl Jack; daughters Joan Raymond, Jean Kanoho and Louise Valencia; brother Joseph Range; sister Emma Villa; 17 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and 16 great-great- grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park.

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BETTY S. WILSON

Posted On October 5th, 2010 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

BETTY S. WILSON

Age 79, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away September 9, 2010 in Honolulu. Born June 9, 1931 in Lahaina, Maui. Betty was a retired office manager with the Social Security Administration.

She is survived by son, James W. Wilson of Kauai; daughters, Nadine N. Wilson, Joni J. O’Donnell; sisters, Gladys (Masao) Kurosu, Edith (Roger) Watanabe; 5 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, & cousins.

Visitation 5:00 p.m. Saturday (October 9) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:00 p.m. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Betty S. Wilson

Posted On October 6th, 2010 -

Sept. 9, 2010
Betty S. Wilson, 79, of Honolulu, a retired Social Security Administration office manager, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by son James W., daughters Nadine N. Wilson and Joni J. O’Donnell, sisters Gladys Kurosu and Edith Watanabe, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Doris Winter

Posted On October 11th, 2010 -

Oct. 2, 2010
Doris Winter, 84, of Napili, Maui, died in Napili. She was born in Washington. She is survived by son Geoffry and hanai son Michael Flynn. Private services.

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Grace Gaylord Smith Withington

Posted On October 16th, 2010 -

Oct. 12, 2010
Grace Gaylord Smith Withington, 95, of Honolulu, a retired executive secretary for Central Union Church, Punahou School and the Hawaiian Sugar Planters’ Association and society editor of the Hono-lulu Star-Bulletin, died in Honolulu. She was born in Oakland, Calif. She is survived by husband Leonard Jr.; daughters Jerusalem and Toni Withington and Mai Garcia and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Grace Gaylord Smith Withington

Posted On October 17th, 2010 -

Oct. 12, 2010
Grace Gaylord Smith Withington, 95, of Honolulu, a retired executive secretary for Central Union Church, Punahou School and the Hawaiian Sugar Planters’ Association and society editor of the Honolulu Star-Bulletin, died in Honolulu. She was born in Oakland, Calif. She is survived by husband Leonard, son Leonard Jr.; daughters Jerusalem and Toni Withington and Mai Garcia; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Mineko Okanoya Wong

Posted On October 24th, 2010 -

Oct. 14, 2010
Mineko Okanoya Wong, 74, of Honolulu, owner of Royal Prince Beauty Salon, died in Honolulu. She was born in Koseki, Japan. She is survived by sons Mike and Richard Zane, sister Hisae Hirose, brother Toshio Okanoya and a grandchild. Committal services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Wilson Kun Sun Wong

Posted On October 31st, 2010 -

Oct. 19, 2010
Wilson Kun Sun Wong, 85, of Honolulu, a chemist at Tripler Army Hospital and the state Occupational Safety and Health Division, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Helen; sons D’wayne, Willard and Edric; sister Wanda K.H. Ching; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Hazel Mary Worrell

Posted On October 3rd, 2010 -

Sept. 10, 2010
Hazel Mary Worrell, 77, of Honolulu, a snack bar attendant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Jimmy Tokuhara, sons George and Gary, daughter Debbie, sister Connie M. Blake, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation over ashes: 2 p.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire.

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Agnes Kainoa Hauanio Wright

Posted On October 12th, 2010 -

Oct. 5, 2010
Agnes Kainoa Hauanio Wright, 96, of Kailua, a Koolau Boys & Girls Home retiree, died at home. She was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Earl Kaina; daughter Wailani Broad; brother Bernard Hauanio; sisters Lei Louis, Noholani Nolan and Rita Meheula; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Greenhaven Cemetery. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to charity.

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Agnes Kainoa Hauanio Wright

Posted On October 16th, 2010 -

Oct. 5, 2010
Agnes Kainoa Hauanio Wright, 96, of Kailua, a Koolau Boys & Girls Home retiree, died at home. She was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Earl Kaina; daughter Wailani Broad; brother Bernard Hauanio; sisters Lei Louis, Noholani Nolan and Rita Meheula; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Kailua Methodist Church. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Greenhaven Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers. Incorrect information published in an obituary Tuesday.

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Agnes Kainoa Wright

Posted On October 19th, 2010 -

In loving memory of

Agnes Kainoa Wright

beloved tutu, grandma, & kupuna

Please join us to remember and celebrate her life on Friday, October 22, at a memorial service at Kailua United Methodist Church, 1110 Kailua Rd. for a 10:30 viewing and a 11:30 service.

Grandma will be remembered by her family and friends for her giving heart, her enthusiasm for life, and her million dollar smile. The Hawaiian community will remember her for her committed membership in the Waimanalo Civic Club and her stories of aumakua, mo’o,and kahuna that she shared with DOE students as she worked for the Kupuna Program and UH students while she worked as a manaleo, native speaker. She will be cherished and dearly missed by all.

Grandma is survived by her son Earl Kaina, daughter, Wailani Broad, and her sisters, Lei Louis, Noholani Nolan, Rita Meheula, and brother Bernard Hauani’o, 9 grand-children, 19 great-grandchildren, and 8 great great-grandchildren.

Elizabeth Wunsch

Posted On October 17th, 2010 -

Oct. 4, 2010
Elizabeth “Bette” Wunsch, 87, of Honolulu, died at home. She was born in St. Louis. She is survived by sons Edward L.C. and David A., daughters Maggie M. and Mary E. and three grandchildren. Celebration of life: noon Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Private inurnment.

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Joseph J. Wuscher

Posted On October 12th, 2010 -

Oct. 3, 2010
Joseph J. Wuscher, 80, of Kaneohe, a retired federal communications engineer and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Allentown, Pa. He is survived by wife Mary; sons Kevin, John and Thomas; daughter Mary Jo Kapahu; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Ann’s Catholic Church. Mass: 2 p.m. Burial: 1 p.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Luciano Baclig Yadao

Posted On October 28th, 2010 -

Oct. 24, 2010
Luciano Baclig “Ciano” Yadao, 98, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a Lihue Plantation push rake operator, died in Kahului. He was born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by sons Warren and Robert, daughters Janice Neptune, Yvonne Martin and Encarnacion Mendez, and numerous grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. next Thursday at Immaculate Conception Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.

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Tsugito Yakuma

Posted On October 24th, 2010 -

Oct. 15, 2010
Tsugito “Jerry” Yakuma, 92, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Wayne T., daughter Susie H., brother Mitsuo, sister Yoshiko E. Kaisen, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Doris Kimie Yamaguchi

Posted On October 26th, 2010 -

Oct. 2, 2010
Doris Kimie Yamaguchi, 79, of Wailuku, a Maui County Human Resources Department retiree, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Carl, daughters Alma Hanzawa and Lois Yamaguchi, sisters Florence Kina and Edna Kawai, companion Philip J. Silva and three grandchildren. Private services. Burial at Maui Memorial Park.

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Gordon T. Yamamoto

Posted On October 15th, 2010 -

Oct. 5, 2010
Gordon T. Yamamoto, 62, of Honolulu, a delivery person, accountant and Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Michael Benawa and Alan and Norman Yamamoto; and sisters Sharon Palmer and Linda Tharp. Private services.

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Jean Kimiko Yamamoto

Posted On October 31st, 2010 -

Oct. 15, 2010
Jean Kimiko Yamamoto, 75, of Honolulu, a retired teacher, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Art, sons Michael and David, daughters Kathy Ohtani and Liane Leong, eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Philomena Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Nov. 8 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

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Fred Takeshi Yamashita

Posted On October 4th, 2010 -

Sept. 20, 2010
Fred Takeshi Yamashita, 93, of Aiea, a retired Foodland Super Market produce clerk, Army veteran of World War II and a member of the Military Intelligence Service, died at home. He was born in Kainaule, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Kimiye “Edith”; son Raymond; daughter Lynda A. Okayama; sisters Michiko Kunimoto, Suemi Yamauchi and Natsu Shimada; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire.

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Masumi Yano

Posted On October 22nd, 2010 -

Oct. 15, 2010
Masumi Yano, 78, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Yamaguchi-ken, Japan. She is survived by husband Masami and sister Eiko Harada. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.

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LOUISE YANO

Posted On October 26th, 2010 -

IN MEMORIAM

LOUISE YANO

Its already been a year since you passed on 10-26-09, and your sons Mario, Gordon, and Clyde still miss you. So does your daughter-in-law Lou and your niece Irene in Germany. We’re happy, though, that you and Dad are together.

Ceferiana L. Yaris

Posted On October 30th, 2010 -

Oct. 14, 2010
Ceferiana L. Yaris, 79, of Waianae, a retired Kamehameha Schools custodian, died in Aiea. She was born in Ulupalakua, Maui. She is survived by sons Vicente, Miguel, Lourdesito, Jose, Marc and Felix Jaralba; daughters Marites J. Basso, Anecita Acosta and Anastacia Tarape; brother Manuel Rita; 22 grandchildren; and 41 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at St. John the Baptist. Mass: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Rita’s Catholic Church in Nanakuli. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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ROBERT C.H. YEE

Posted On October 17th, 2010 -

ROBERT C.H. YEE

90, born on April 26, 1920 in Honolulu passed peacefully on October 5, 2010.

Five months ago, he enjoyed the time of his life celebrating his 90th birthday and 66th wedding anniversary in Las Vegas with family.

He was a successful hotel/apartment developer/owner of properties in Waikiki and Makiki, and a former cargo planner with Matson Navigation.

His long blessed life was filled with love of family and devotion of his wife Helen at his side, traveling the world. Bob is survived by 5 children: Bernadette (Peter Gaskell), Brian, Soozee, Randal (Amy) and Claudia. He is also survived by his sister Lillian Y. Ching and, 7 grandchildren: Jeff (Tracy), Robby (Dana), Rusty, Tony, Kelly, Michael and Marcus; and 2 great grandchildren Morgan and Remy.

Visitation at 9:00am and Mass at 10:00am, Saturday October 23rd held at Star of the Sea Church; 4469 Malia St. Honolulu, HI 96821, Burial to follow at 12:00pm; Lin Yee Chung (Manoa Chinese Cemetery). Aloha attire.


- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran