March 31, 2011
Mateo Catao, 84, of Wahiawa, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard welder and an Army veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in Cebu City, Philippines. He is survived by sons Derek and Anthony; daughters Yvonne Schilling, Elizabeth M. Toki, Deborah Komuro, Vivian Catao, Marilynn Gonzalez, Juli C. Brandwein and Nora Posta; sisters Bessie V.C. Kawakami and Rufina C. Hancock; 30 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday and 9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m. Friday. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.