Archive for July 12th, 2011

MADELINE LEE KONG BERARD

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MADELINE LEE KONG BERARD

Madeline Lee Kong Berard, 88 years young, passed away Monday, June 27, 2011, in California. She was surrounded by her loved ones and passed away peacefully listening to her favorite hawaiian music. Madeline was born a daughter to biological parents Ah Wun Lee (Father born in China) and Ah Quan Ah Moy Kong (Mother). She was raised with her hanai parents George Halao and Cassie Costa Roberts. She was preceded in death by her second husband, George Henry Berard III. She was born and raised in Hawaii and for the past three decades, made northern California her home, living with her youngest daughter Leina (Cookie Berard), her husband Monte Morris and her grandsons Matthew and Jared. She is survived by five adult children Francis (Linda) Meyer, Winona (Mario) Badillo, Madeline Kaiwa Meyer, Donald Meyer, and Leina (Monte) Morris; 28 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren, 4 great great-grandchildren. Her grave side service will be at 2:15 p.m. on Friday, July 15, 2011, at Diamond Head Memorial Park located at 529 18th Ave., Honolulu, Hawaii (808) 734-1954.

Edward Kun Yin Chang

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June 25, 2011
Edward Kun Yin “Turkey” Chang, 102, of Honolulu, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard clerk, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Keauhou, Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Danford “Danny” and Edward Jr.; daughters Anita Lau-Kalua, Berenice “Wanda” Lum and Sister Caroline Chang; 17 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and 20 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Services: 10:30 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com. Incorrect information published in an obituary Monday.

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Ellen Masako Endo

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June 15, 2011
Ellen Masako Endo, 60, of Kailua, a seamstress, died. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by son Travis Naeole, daughters Trina Ho and Elena Endo, mother Setsuko, brother Fred and five grandchildren. Memorial gathering: noon Saturday at 1429 Humuula St., Kailua. Lunch: 1 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park, Garden of Peace. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information published in an obituary Sunday.

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Jacqueline Kuulani English

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June 7, 2011
Jacqueline Kuulani English, 65, of Waipahu, an Ewa Beach Assembly of God Church administrator and treasurer, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Heine; sons Deven K., Chevis K. and Eddren K.; daughter Tracy Lyn Peters; brother Edmund L. Peters Jr.; sisters Phyllis Gonsales, Gail Estrera, Leigh Osborn, Edi J. Mattos and Esther “Gorgie” Peters; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Ewa Beach Assembly of God Church, 91-836 Makule Road. Services: 7 p.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Walter Hatsuji Fujimoto

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June 16, 2011
Walter Hatsuji Fujimoto, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Beniya Shokudo food caterer, Tire Recap Service sales representative and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Captain Cook, Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by son Clyde S., brothers Larry and Edwin, sisters Bessie K. Matsuyama and Mildred M. Muramoto, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Dexter Lum Ho

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June 5, 2011
Dexter Lum Ho, 58, of Waianae died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Dj, daughters Kelly Lum Ho and Davie Sunga, mother Shirley, brother Mark and sister Joanne DeCambra. Services: 1 p.m. July 22 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations may be sent to Kelly Lum Ho, 87-669 Manuaihue St., Waianae, HI 96792.

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Andrew Katsumi Iwasaki

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June 19, 2011
Andrew Katsumi Iwasaki, 81, of Waipahu, an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gladys S.; daughters Susan S. Scholes, Valerie Y. Shigeta and Vickie M. Asato; brothers Shigetoshi, Noriyuki and Benjamin; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Emilio Joseph Lanoza Jr.

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June 23, 2011
Emilio Joseph “Milo” Lanoza Jr., 68, of Wahiawa, a Hawaiian Dredging Construction Co. retiree, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by wife Martha “Maleka”; sons Adrian, Henry and Emilio “Joe”; daughter Annie Tangonan; brothers William Lanoza, and John and James Figueroa; sister Rosaline Esona; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Dolores Ann Keaweehu

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June 28, 2011
Dolores Ann Keaweehu, 64, of Kapolei, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Darlene Helenihi, Doreen Kea, Ailene Kama and Nadine Wallace; stepdaughter Vanasa Dudoit; brothers Anthony, Kevin, Martin and Kurtis Kalili; sisters Bernadette Casuga, Rose Chambers and Ramona Keka-huna; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Holy Hill Zion, 87-112 Milikami St., Waianae. Services: 10:30 a.m. Flowers welcome.

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RORY “JOCKO” RODDY KEKAHUNA

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RORY “JOCKO” RODDY KEKAHUNA

Age 63, of Kapolei, Hawaii, passed away July 3, 2011 in Kapolei. Born October 5, 1947 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Retired construction worker; member of the Local #368 Laborers Union. Preceeded in death by son Kermit Aaron Kaleo O Kalani Kekahuna.

He is survived by wife, Sandra Kekahuna; sons, Anthony (Allison) Kekahuna, Lucas (Shannon) Kekahuna; daughters, Christina “Tinie” Kekahuna, Rori-An “Duke” Kekahuna; brothers, Daniel Kekahuna, Nathaniel Kekahuna, Joel (Elaine) Kekahuna; sisters, Alida “Tita” Kauihana, Minerva “Sweetie” Davis, Melvilyn Kaimimoku; 11 grandchildren; 1 great-grandson; numerous nephews and nieces.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday (July 16) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 6:00 p.m. Casual Attire.

Evelyn Kom-Sumi “Sue-Nee” Keolanui

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EVELYN KOM-SUMI “SUE-NEE” KEOLANUI

80, of Honolulu, died June 18, 2011 at Queens Medical Center. Mom worked at the old Pat’s at Punalu’u and retired from Budget Rent-a-Car.

Mom was born in Honolulu on December 31, 1930 and is survived by sons, Emory Jr. and Hoku (Debbi); daughter, Venus (Claro) Manipon; sister, Jackie (Pakeman) Ching; grandsons, Hokule’a and Kapena; granddaughter, Kau’i; great grandsons, Blaze and Race.

See www.borthwickoahu.com for service information.

Arnold How Hing Lam

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June 22, 2011
Arnold How Hing Lam, 52, of Waipahu, an Akal Security employee at Honolulu Airport, died in Waipahu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Janet A. and son Ezekiel A.Y.A. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Filipino United Church of Christ, 94-1366 Hiapo St., Waipahu. Services: 6 p.m. Burial: 1 p.m. July 19 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Federico Pascual Lamug

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June 16, 2011
Federico Pascual Lamug, 85, of Waialua, a retired Kuilima Estates East maintenance worker, died in Wahiawa. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Clarina P.; sons Cesar, Mario, Eli and Rogel; daughter Rosie Ramelb; brothers Florencio and Peter; sisters Modesta and Leonora; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael Catholic Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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UCHIMA, DAVID MASARU

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UCHIMA, DAVID MASARU

David Masaru Uchima, 70, of Chicago, IL. Beloved husband of the late Meta Jay; loving father of Stephanie and Kimi Uchima, Anthony (Susan) Safian, Jacqueline (Eddie) Randle and Roger (Loriann) Safian; cherished grandfather of Aimie Love and Erich Safian and great grandfather of Sam Love II and Alexandria Love; devoted son of the late George Kamekichi and Marian Asako Uchima; dearest brother of Tom (Irene), Joe and Keiko Uchima (Jim Conrad); fond uncle of Charity Uchima and great uncle of Jordan and Christopher Uchima.

Visitation Thursday, July 14, 2011, 4 p.m. until time of service at 7 p.m. at Drake & Son Funeral Home, 5303 N. Western Ave., Chicago. Interment private. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association (www.heart.org). Info., 773-561-6874. Punch and pie.

Margene Sjoblom Moore

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MARGENE SJOBLOM MOORE
1943 ~ 2011

Margene Sjoblom Moore (Jeanie), our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and a friend of thousands throughout the world passed away peacefully on July 7, 2011 at her home in Draper, Utah surrounded by her loved ones after a lengthy battle with a chronic illness and a short duration with cancer. Her passing brought forth an abundance of expressions of love and respect from family and friends. The expression from almost everyone was, “We cannot visualize the world without Jeanie.” She was constantly reaching out to those in need and for years volunteered at hospitals and made sure the homeless received meals and gifts during the holidays.

Jeanie was born on November 20, 1943 to Boyd Robert and Majorie Newbold Sjoblom. She was the second child of this good family consisting of Becky Ann Smith, Judy Gay Bowthorpe, Boyd E. Sjoblom and Paula S. Bowthorpe. Ever since she was a child, Jeanie has been the “life of the party.” She loved life and found creative ways to express it. She was raised in Draper, Utah and graduated from Jordan High School. She was very popular and formulated genuine friendships that continued throughout her life. She was a ZCMI Young Timer and was crowned Miss Draper. She continued her education graduating from LDS Business School.

She married her high school sweetheart, Lester W.B. Moore (Les). Their eternal marriage was sealed in the Salt Lake Temple. This year they are celebrating 48 years of marriage. Jeanie’s first priority was to her family and her desire to bring children into this world. She and Les were blessed with six sons and one daughter. The first came on their first year anniversary and six more about every twenty-two months thereafter.

The family has lived in five states: Utah, Illinois, California, Minnesota and Hawaii. Wherever they lived, Jeanie was a loyal friend to many people of different races, cultures and religious denominations. She was loved and respected by everyone who knew her because of her openness and genuine love for all. The family always immersed themselves in their new surroundings. Jeanie would load the children into the van and go exploring. Her home was a place where the children’s friends and their families were always welcomed. There were always extra beds and extra plates at the dinner table where a delicious meal was served. During the early years of marriage, Jeanie loved to sew the children’s clothes and made beautiful flower and wicker arrangements.

She never lost her enthusiasm and vitality, which were manifest in simple ways whether engaging in animated conversation in a grocery store, restaurant, at school or on the street. She always enjoyed being the most lively and supportive parent at the events her children participated in. Jeanie was very active in all of her children’s schooling and strongly encouraged continual education. All of her children and their spouses have graduated from a university or will in the near future.

For nine years (1991-2000) she loved living in Hawaii and being a very important part of the Polynesian Cultural Center. Along with her husband, she entertained countless dignitaries from all over the world. She endeared herself to the thousands of employees, and especially to the students as a role model and friend to everyone. Her home (the president’s home) was always open to everyone and was a place enjoyed by all who entered in. She especially enjoyed the holidays and distributed gifts to one and all.

Throughout her life she loved the Savior and was a very active and faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Her unassuming service and effective way was manifested as a teacher, Primary president, Relief Society president, Young Women’s presidency and temple worker. She loved representing the Church and her home was especially open to the members of other faiths. All of her children served missions for the Church throughout the world. She made many friends and was admired for her openness, honesty, nurturing manner and her strong testimony of the gospel of Jesus Christ.

She is survived by her devoted husband Lester W.B. Moore; her six children, Corey L. (Laura Fieldstein), Christopher J. (Heather Brown), Jason B. (Amy Hanson), Jeffrey R. (Hailee Rush), Melissa Ann, and Derris T. (Suzanne Probst); by her sisters and brother previously mentioned. She is also survived by twenty grandchildren. She was a fabulous grandmother and especially enjoyed the new babies. Her favorite expression was, “Let me hold them, kiss them, nibble on their little cheeks and shower them with love!” All of the grandchildren have continually felt her love and support. Every grandchild was remembered on their birthday, holidays and special events. She was admired, respected and loved by all of her many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a son Damon R. Moore, her parents and three grandchildren, Noah, Maya and Jonah.

The family would like to thank the loving doctors, nurses and staff who cared for and attended to her needs and to the family’s needs. A viewing will be held on Thursday, July 14, 2011 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Draper South Mountain Stake Center on 1911 E. Gray Fox Drive, Draper, Utah, and from 10:30 to 11:45 am prior to funeral services at the same address on Friday. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 pm (noon) on Friday, July 15, 2011 at the Draper South Mountain Stake Center. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers contributions be made to the Latter-day Saint Humanitarian Center or the American Cancer Society. Interment will be in the Larkin’s Sunset Gardens Cemetery, 1950 E. 10600 S., Sandy, Utah. www.goffmortuary.com

Itsuo Nakamura

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July 4, 2011
Itsuo “Ned” Nakamura, 78, of Wailuku, died in Wailuku. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Nancy, sons Anthony and Alton, sisters Ethel Hashimoto and Lillian Fujikami, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Nakamura Mortuary. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.

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Itsuo Ogino

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June 26, 2011
Itsuo Ogino, 87, of Aiea, a retired Oahu Community Correctional Center guard for the state Department of Public Safety and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Yachiyo; sons Ronald, Walter and Vincent; brother Robert T.; sister Mary Koga; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Jean Rose Pierceall

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July 6, 2011
Jean Rose Pierceall, 82, of Wailuku, a retired office manager and accountant, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Spokane, Wash. She is survived by husband Billy; son Michael; daughters Pat Gamble, Kelly Nagamine and Kathi Pierceall; brother Orland Tuttle; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Susan Kekaua Pine

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June 23, 2011
Susan Kekaua “Aunty Sue” Pine, 85, of Honolulu, president of the Kalihi-Palama Hawaiian Civic Club, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Gilbert M.; sons Bernard Young and Donald Muraco; daughters Paulette DeRosa, Denise and Thelma Santos, and Vanessa Kawamura; brother Louis Zarko; sister Millie K. Lee; 14 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Rosa Rapoza

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June 16, 2011
Rosa “Rose” Rapoza, 81, of Waipahu, a retired food service worker at Holiday Mart in Pearl City, died in Kapolei. She was born on Maui. She is survived by son John J.; brothers John, Marshal and Alberto Adaro; and sisters Martina Navares and Julie Riddle. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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DONALD KEKIPI VINCENT SR.

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DONALD KEKIPI VINCENT SR.

Age 72, of Pearl City, Hawaii, passed away June 22, 2011 in Aiea. Born July 12, 1938 in Honolulu, Hawaii. A 1957 graduate of St. Louis High School; owner of Don’s Tractor Services with 40 years of excavation contracting. An avid member of the Hawaii Independent Cruisers and owner of many classic cars. He was known for his “Cool 32” 3 window coupe.

He is survived by wife, Sola Vincent; children, Daria (Jerry) Stanfield, Sharida “Kimiko” (Rusty) Painter, Lori (Millard) Matsuoka, J. Scott (Brit) Matsumoto, Rema (George Jr.) Tamashiro, Donald (Debby) Vincent Jr., Debbie (Ronnie) Pregil; brothers, Antone “Tony” (Pauahi) Vincent, Peter (Jean) Vincent; sisters, Josephine Cabral, Malia Apio; grand-children, great-grandchildren, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Friday (July 15) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire.

Rafael Ibe Ragasa Sr.

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June 25, 2011
Rafael Ibe Ragasa Sr., 85, of Puhi, Kauai, a retired mechanic for Del Monte Corp. of Molokai, mechanic and an Army veteran, died in Garden Isle Healthcare. He was born in St. Cruz, Philippines. He is survived by son Ralph Jr., daughters Erlinda Velasco and Carol Beadle, brother Rosario, sisters Josefina Iloreta and Caridad Asuncion, and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Kalaheo. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Veterans Cemetery.

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Arthur Kaaiokalani Takabayashi

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July 2, 2011
Arthur Kaaiokalani Takabayashi, also known as “Art” and “Kaai,” 68, of Makawao, Maui, a retired Maui Electric Co. manager for transmission and distribution, died in Makawao. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Arthur “Boise” and Vernon; daughter Valerie Fo‘o; stepsons Ryan and Randy Eugenio; brother Wilfred; sister Martha Chung; 13 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary, Maui. Services: 12:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 5 p.m. July 21 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Celebration of life: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralserv-ices.com.

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KIE TAKARA

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KIE TAKARA

Kie Takara, 80, of Pearl City, Hawaii, passed away peacefully at Pali Momi Medical Center on June 28, 2011. Born in Amami, Oshima, Japan. Formerly employed as a seamstress and a sales associate.

Survived by husband Roy K. Takara, son Wayne M. (Corinne) Takara, daughter Amy H. (Armando) Mejia Takara, grandchildren Courtney Takara and Kelsey Takara.

Private services were held.


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