Archive for November 9th, 2010

Debra Ann Alani

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Oct. 31, 2010
Debra Ann Alani, 47, of Kukaiau Ranch, Paauilo, Hawaii, owner of Executive’s Plus Legal Service, Kepi’s Baskets of Hawaii Gift Shop and Florist, and Kamuela Shave Ice and Snacks, and a state civil deputy sheriff and Koholalele Ranch executive administrator, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Clayton I. Jr., daughters Arrionne Alani and Shantel Obadencio, companion Fred Kozy, father Raymond Walker, mother Florence Dias, stepbrothers Gilbert and Chad Osaki, sister Raydyn Ines, stepsister Napua Osaki and four grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Mana Christian Ohana Church in Kamuela, Hawaii. Services: 12:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers and lei welcome.

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Catherine Agnes Trumpler Campbell

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CATHERINE AGNES TRUMPLER CAMPBELL

Campbell, Catherine Agnes Trumpler, 94, widow of Robert W. Campbell, passed away November 3, 2010 in Rocky River, Ohio. Born in Clifton, NJ, July 2, 1916, the daughter of the assistant treasurer of the Erie Railroad, Harrison Trumpler and his wife Agnes, Catherine lived most of her life in Ohio, residing in Fairview Park, Rocky River, and Port Clinton. She was also a part-year resident of Honolulu, Hawaii for over 30 years. She was married for 51 years to Robert Wallace Campbell, founding partner of the law firm Merkel, Campbell, Dill, and Zetzer and president of Ohio’s Standard Drug Company. He passed away in 1992. A 1934 graduate of Lakewood High School, Catherine graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Case Western Reserve in 1965 at the age of 49. A lifetime lover of the arts and music, Catherine once served as Art Director of the Thomas Hurd Realty in Rocky River, Ohio. But her interests truly flourished in Hawaii where she studied Hawaiian music, dance, and culture both at the university and under the tutelage of “Papa” Dave Kekua. At the age of 60, Catherine became an accomplished hula dancer on Waikiki. She also served for many years as the manager of a group of local musicians known on Waikiki Beach as the “Hau Tree Gang.”

Surviving Catherine are sons: Robert D. Campbell and wife Carolyn of Freeport, NY; Paul F. Campbell and friend Gretchen Jaeger of Lakewood, Ohio; grand children: Lael E. Campbell and wife Keirsten of Maclean, VA; Elita L. Barnhart and husband Matthew of Glen Cove, NY; Joel Joram Ellis Campbell and wife Jaimie of Wharton, NJ; great-grandchildren: Noella R. Barnhart, Gabriel H. Barnhart, Jake Robert Campbell, Cole Michael Campbell, Luke Wallace Campbell, and Cassady W. Campbell; sister: Dorothy Longnecker Smith of Boyton Beach, FL, and several nieces & nephews.

Interment will be in Catawba Island Cemetery, Port Clinton, OH. In lieu of flowers the family would like memorial contributions to be given to the Catawba Island Club Run Walk for Humanity Charity, 4235 E. Beach Club Rd., Port Clinton, OH 43452. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.walkerfuneralhomes.com.

Herbert Kwai Chin Chun

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Oct. 26, 2010
Herbert Kwai Chin “Whitey” Chun, 86, of Aiea, a federal government auto mechanic, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Prescott, sister Margaret Chang, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Bernard John Cunningham

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Oct. 30, 2010
Bernard John Cunningham, 82, of Wahiawa died in Ewa Beach. He was born in St. Louis. He is survived by sons Jerome, Reginald, Garey and Rickey; daughters Connie Wilson, Cindy McLain, Karen Cunningham and Lisa Egerson; brother Kenard; sister Ida; 18 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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John Willard Dell

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Oct. 18, 2010
John Willard Dell, 75, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Baltimore. He is survived by sons Ronald Dell and Bill Otoide, daughter Eleanor Kaneshiro and four grandchildren. Private services.

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FLOR ACIERTO LACISTE

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

FLOR ACIERTO LACISTE

Age 87, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away October 12, 2010 in Aiea. Born November 23, 1922 in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A retiree of Kahala Hilton.

He is survived by wife, Nancy Jove Laciste; sons, Virgilio (Rhoda) Laciste of Los Angeles, Samuel (Dionicia) Laciste; daughter, Rosaflor (Leopoldo) Adaoag, Jr of Las Vegas; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sister, Estrella Laciste Yanuaria; numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Friday (November 12) at Mililani Mortuary
Makai Chapel; Prayer Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 8:00 a.m. Saturday (November 13) at St John the Baptist Catholic Church; (2324 Omilo Ln., Kalihi) Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Nam Lau

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Oct. 31, 2010
Nam Lau, 96, of Honolulu, a retired Tripler Army Medical Center baker, died in Liliha Health Care Center. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Shui Wen Lee, sons Kerry Kwok Hing and Rick Kwok Kuen, and four grandchildren. Taoist services: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary, makai chapel. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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YEE JUN LEE

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YEE JUN LEE

99, of Honolulu, died October 24, 2010, born in ZhongShan, China on March 3, 1911. Survived by her daughter in law Kwan Yu Lee; grandsons, Vernon (Silayan) Lee, Victor Lee and Varden (Tina) Lee. Visitation 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 13) Borthwick Mortuary, Taoist services; burial 3:00 p.m. Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Robert M. Maekawa

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Oct. 14, 2010
Robert M. “Bob” Maekawa, 81, of Aiea, a Bobby’s Union 76 Service Station proprietor, died in Aiea. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by companion Catherine Tanaka; son Rex. M.; brothers Thomas, David and Stanley; sisters Masae Tanna and Satsuko Omine; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary- Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:45 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Makoto Nakashima

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Oct. 15, 2010
Makoto Nakashima, 88, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii County road inspector and Army veteran who served in World War II in Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughter Harriet Tamanaha, caregivers Justin and Joycelyn, six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: noon Sunday at Church on a Sure Foundation, Prince Kuhio Plaza. Services: 12:30 p.m.

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Daniel Dean Nascimento

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Oct. 29, 2010
Daniel Dean “Danny” Nascimento, 56, of Honolulu, an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Sumie; brothers Robert J., Richard H., Peter H. and Halbert L.; and sister Haroldyne P. Mayeda. Private services.

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Joseph Richard Obina

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Nov. 2, 2010
Joseph Richard “Dickie” Obina, 77, of Ahualoa, Hawaii, a diesel mechanic for the former Kohala Sugar Co., retired Waikoloa Land Co. grounds maintenance worker and Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died at home. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Alice; son Craig J.; daughter Allyssa A.A. Schneider; brothers Alfred, Edward and Gilbert; sisters Helen Faisca, Lucy Crivello, Mildred Obina and Dora Ziemki; four hanai sons; three hanai daughters; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa, Hawaii. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Honokaa Catholic Cemetery.

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Dale Alan Okamura

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Oct. 27, 2010
Dale Alan Okamura, 53, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Zachary, parents Glen and Kiku, brothers Gene and Jon, and sister Lori Gaynor. Private services.

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Eduardo Q. Quinata

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Oct. 25, 2010
Eduardo Q. Quinata, 75, of Honolulu, a Navy veteran and retired Pearl Harbor Shipyard Shop 71 painter, died. He was born in Umatac, Guam. He is survived by son Earl; daughter Mavis; brothers Jose, Ralph, Antonio, Mariano and Joaquin; and sister Ana. Services to be held in California.

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Robert Allen De Reis

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Nov. 2, 2010
Robert Allen “Bob” De Reis, 57, of Hilo, an RDR Painting proprietor, died on Oahu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Charlotte; sons Micah Kahapea and Brandon and Taylor De Reis; daughter Sera; brothers James, Richard and Manuel; sisters Jeanne Kimi and Penny Oliveria; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section. Casual attire.

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Michelle Y. Rostron

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Oct. 26, 2010
Michelle Y. “Mitch” Rostron, 67, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Ottawa. She is survived by son Marc, daughter Cristine Yerxa and sisters Suzanne Barre and Louise Barre-Pouliot. Services to be held in Washington state.

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TIMOTHY T. SAMSON

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuar Makai Chapel

TIMOTHY T. SAMSON

Age 38, of Mililani, Hawaii, passed away October 12, 2010 in San Francisco. Born September 3, 1972 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Timothy was a 1990 graduate of Mililani High School. He was a former employee of Hawaiian Airlines.

He is survived by mother, Charlotte Samson Kincaid; maternal grandmother, Stella H. Samson; brother, Randy Samson; numerous uncles, aunts, & cousins.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday (November 13) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire. No flowers, please. Private Burial.

Iverne Norris Iber Saunders

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Ordenstein’s Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

IVERNE NORRIS IBER SAUNDERS

of Kailua, Hawaii and formerly of McHenry, Illinois died October 30, 2010 at the age of 106.

Iverne Norris was born in 1904 in a small farming community in Southern Illinois. Upon graduation from high school she moved to Chicago and became a Western Union telegraph operator. While in Chicago she met her future husband Oscar Iber. They were married in 1927. Together they founded and ran O. Iber Company, a distributor of industrial supplies.

Oscar and Iverne Iber moved to McHenry in the mid 1930’s. She belonged to the First United Methodist Church in McHenry and the Pistakee Yacht Club.

After Oscar’s death in 1967 and her retirement in 1971, Iverne went on vacation to Hawaii. While vacationing she met James Saunders and after a whirlwind romance they married. She never returned from that vacation for more than a visit.

James and Iverne Saunders made their home in Kailua, Hawaii. They were founding members of the Windward Unity Church and Iverne was a member of the Oahu League of Republican Women. James Saunders died in 2002.

Iverne will be remembered for her great strength of character, her pragmatic nature, her zest for life, her humor and her dignity.

She is survived by her granddaughters Ellen (Bernard) McMahon and Lucy (Glen) Fick, 8 great-grandchildren, and 9 great great grandchildren. Her dear friends, Betty & Robbie Robinson, and her devoted caregiver, Nalani Stanley, will miss her greatly also.

Jack Leroy Trammell

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Oct. 27, 2010
Jack Leroy Trammell, 57, of Hilo died in Hilo. He was born in Bellingham, Wash. He is survived by sons Shannon and Justin; mother Jeri Smith; stepfather Guy; brothers Mike, Jeff and Guy David; sisters Janice, Claudel, Carol, Tracy and Sue; and five grandchildren. Services to be held at a later date.

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