Archive for June 11th, 2011

Jack G. Askew

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March 31, 2011
Jack G. Askew, 88, of Carson City, Nev., a retired Nevada state Public Works Board architect and Hawaii state Department of Public Safety architectural consultant, and a Navy veteran who served in World War II, died in Nevada. He was born in Fargo, N.D. He is survived by wife Phyllis, son Jeffrey “Jeff,” daughters Deborah “Debby” Barth and Pamela “Pam” Hegel, seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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The Rev. Balbino Valdez Batara

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June 1, 2011
The Rev. Balbino Valdez Batara, 91, of Kualapuu, Molokai, a pastor at The Way of Salvation Church-Molokai and retired Del Monte Pineapple Plantation mechanic, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Marcela C.; sons Roger, Jose Sr., Artoro and Anselmo; daughters Linda B. Olsen and Ana Flor Batara-Villa; 21 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. June 18 at Pumehana Center, Molokai. Services: 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Kapaakea Cemetery. No flowers.

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Robert Harold Butterfield

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May 24, 2011
Robert Harold Butterfield, 94, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired Mauna Kea Beach Hotel general manager and former Hotel Hana Maui general manager, died at home. He was born in Salt Lake City. He is survived by son Cy, daughter Sydney Yamanaka and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Vivian Santiago Cabal

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May 27, 2011
Vivian Santiago “Vi” Cabal, 80, of Mililani, a retired manager at Carlson Co. (Gold Bond Stamp at Ala Moana), died in Honolulu. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by sons Frederick and Byron; daughters Carol Ann Goolsby, Frances Bailon, Thrina Barrett and Faye Tanksley; sisters Marilyn Smith and Irene Batungbacal; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:45 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 1403 California Ave., Wahiawa. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Thomas Jon Chapman

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June 3, 2011
Thomas Jon Chapman, 73, of Honolulu, a Spirit of Aloha editor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Minneapolis. He is survived by wife Hiromi, sons Christopher and Marc G., brother James, sister Kathleen Chapman-Larson and three grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Hawaiian Humane Society.

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Florence Kimiyo Ching

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June 2, 2011
Florence Kimiyo Ching, 86, of Kailua-Kona, a retired Hauula IGA Store bookkeeper, died at home. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by daughter Janice Furuto, brother Takeshi Tashiro, sister Mitsue Yang, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Grace Ene

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June 2, 2011
Grace Ene, 63, of Aiea, a Goodwill Industries production supervisor, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Andy; daughters Dorothy “Maka” Ene-Lauama, Maggie Candelaria, Clara Atmospera and Rita Kakalia; brothers Paul, Edward “Loling” and Maximo Lamoya, and Domingo Baroro Jr.; sisters Betty Salondaka, Dorothy Standard, Maggie Lamoya-Hayes and Mary Villaflor; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Margaret Mew Sin Bow Fong

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May 30, 2011
Margaret Mew Sin Bow Fong, 89, of Honolulu, owner of the Royal Grove Hotel, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Leonard K.M.; sons Carlton, Leonard T.W. “Tim” and Bryan; daughters Lenora Shiu, Beverly Ann Greener and Deanna Nunley; brother Ronald Bow; sister Thelma Lee; 14 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahala Ward, 4847 Kilauea Ave. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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David Fumio Fukumoto

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June 5, 2011
David Fumio Fukumoto, 84, of Hilo, a retired Brewer Environmental Industries sales engineer, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Vivian, sons David W. and Brice O., brother Yoshiaki, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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David E. Gongob

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May 10, 2011
David E. Gongob, 86, of Wahiawa, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 31 mechanist and an Army veteran, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Helemano. He is survived by wife Magnolia; sons Joseph and Kenneth; daughters Vani Clarose and Rosalie Morales; brother James; sisters Lucia Duhay, Brenda Lee and Florence Motofuji; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Additional information for an obituary published Friday.

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DAVID E. GONGOB

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DAVID E. GONGOB

Age 86, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away May 10, 2011 in Wahiawa, HI. Born January 4, 1925 in Helemano, Oahu. He was a retired mechanist of Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Shop 31.

He is survived by wife, Magnolia Gongob; son, Joseph Gongob, Kenneth (Elena) Gongob; daughters, Vani (Wayne) Clarose, Rosalie (Sonny) Morales; 8 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; brother, James Gongob; sisters, Lucia Duhay, Brenda (David) Lee, Florence Motofuji.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Wednesday (June 15) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Funeral Service 11:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Natsuyo Hiraishi

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May 26, 2011
Natsuyo Hiraishi, 96, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Walter and Jack, daughters Marian Kihara and Gladys Mills, 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Sarah Kananiokeakua Kaae

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May 31, 2011
Sarah Kananiokeakua Kaae, 74, of Kaneohe, a caregiver for children, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Lambert Yuen, Reggie and Kaipo Kaae, and Ronnie Davis; daughters Darnell Fernandez, Blossom Fonoimoana, Tammy Dwyer, Celeste Naea, Mahealani Ludwig and Dollie Davis; brothers Gordon and Carlson Wallace; sisters June Starr, Nancy Tacderan, Marylou and Sandra Wallace, Yvonne Gray and Charlene Barrios; 25 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaneohe, 3rd Ward, across from King Intermediate School. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Annie Kahinakea Kila

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May 13, 2011
Annie Kahinakea Kila, 54, of Waianae, a director of a parks and recreation center on the Leeward Coast, Nanaikapono Elementary School education assistant and Hale Ulupono social worker, died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Samuel III, Kahu Victor and Kahu Ivan; and sisters Flame Kila, Cindy Saffery and Raydean Opamin. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Thelma M. Kim

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May 8, 2011
Thelma M. Kim, 74, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Howard, Joey and Kevin; daughters Terry Kim, Karen Baniaga and Valerie Flynn; brothers William and Ralph Kalama, and Ronald Mana; sisters Muriel Ana, Barbara-Jean Matis and Kathleen Mana; 13 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com. Additional information for an obituary published Friday.

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Jean Yukie Kimura

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May 25, 2011
Jean Yukie Kimura, 69, of Pearl City died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Robert N. and sisters Evelyn E. Kamei and May S. Sensano. Private services.

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Harolyn Tomiko Kooistra

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June 7, 2011
Harolyn Tomiko Kooistra, 77, of Keaau, Hawaii, a former teacher, died at home. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by husband John, son Morey, daughters Heidi Standley and Jocelyn Kooistra, brother Robert Higa, sisters Lorraine Arakaki and Jean Uchima, and two grandchildren. Private services. In lieu of gifts, donations suggested to Hawaii Alzheimer’s Association or Hospice of Hilo.

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Mew Ung Look

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May 18, 2011
Mew Ung “Kitty” Look, 80, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Hale Ho Aloha. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Wayne, daughters Arlene Hajime and Gwen Koshino, sisters Jean Liang and Judy Lum, and six grandchildren. Private services.

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Roy Akira Masatsugu

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May 10, 2011
Roy Akira Masatsugu, 70, of Waipahu, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 52 retiree and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Stephanie; son Joel; daughters Janel “Mie,” Lori and Jill; brothers George, Robert and Kenneth; and sisters Grace Iwane and Jean Hauck. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Adela Montealegre Neri

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June 8, 2011
Adela Montealegre Neri, 93, of Ewa Beach, a retired fiscal analyst for the National Housing Authority for the Philippines government, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Manila. She is survived by sons Pompey, Danny and Nemesio Jr.; daughters Mariette Gray, Leila Neri-Lunny, Amy Szacinski and Sarah Robert; 15 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Bernardino Garcia Oandasan

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May 17, 2011
Bernardino Garcia “Bernie” Oandasan, 77, of Pearl City, a retired supervisor at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 167 and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honomu, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Leilani-Grace; son Mike; daughters Bernadette Siangco and Nalani Kahakau; brothers Alfredo, Joseph, James and Juanito; 11 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Fortunato Sapla

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May 9, 2011
Fortunato Sapla, 89, of Waipahu, a Moana Surfrider Hotel retiree and employee at La Ronde Restaurant (Revolving Restaurant) and Macy’s Gazebo Restaurant (Liberty House), died in California. He was born in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by sons Jaime Sr., Paul and George; daughters Tanya Rabellisza and Helen Sapla; 16 grandchildren; 55 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Donald Pierce Brough Sr.

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May 6, 2011
Donald Pierce Brough Sr., 86, of Kailua-Kona, a retired high school teacher, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Milford, Conn. He is survived by sons Jeffrey, Donald Jr. and Jon; brother Phil; sister Carol Shank; and half brother Zsolt Petroczy. Services to be held on the mainland.

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Steven Shizuo Teruya

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May 21, 2011
Steven Shizuo Teruya; Yago: Nundunchi, 75, of Honolulu, a Board of Water Supply meter reader and an Air Force veteran who served in the Korean War, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Linda K., son Scotty R., daughter Julie Teruya-Feldstein, brother Bert R., sister Karen H. Nakamura and a grandchild. Private services.

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Gerald David Thompson

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May 16, 2011
Gerald David “Dave” Thompson, 61, of Hilo, a machinist, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Johnstown, Pa. He is survived by sons Robert Thompson and Matthew Lucero; daughter Amber; brothers Irving, Larry, Robert, Joe and John; former wife Cynthia; and two grandchildren. Service pending.

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Jason S.L. Tom

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May 27, 2011
Jason S.L. Tom, 57, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Carmen and sisters Debbie Keith, Priscilla Jeffries and Lois McArthur. Private services.

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LEONOR CASTILLO UDAN

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LEONOR CASTILLO UDAN

Age 68, of Waipahu, HI, passed away May 12, 2011 in Aiea, HI. Born July 30, 1942 in La Union, Philippines. She was a member of the Golden Ladies of Waipahu, La Union, Zambalinian and Tarlac Clubs. She was President of the Philippines Veterans Legion Auxiliary and leader of Golden Ladies Line Dancing Group.

She is survived by husband, Antonino B. Udan; sons, Erowin (Jeanette) Udan, Augustus (Mayflor) Udan, Julius Udan; daughter, Rosevela (Glenn) Taan; 7 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild.

Visitation 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Wednesday (June 15) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Thursday (June 16) at St. Joseph Church (94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu) Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Kaname Yui

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May 30, 2011
Kaname Yui, 92, of Honolulu, a Bishop Trust Co. Ltd. retiree and an Army veteran who served in World War II with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 100th Battalion, Company A, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by a nephew and three nieces. Private services.

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