Archive for December 16th, 2011

William Lynn Kamakananahukilani Cooper

Posted On December 16th, 2011 -

WILLIAM LYNN KAMAKANANAHUKILANI COOPER

66 of Kaneohe, a retired Mutual Welding Purchasing Agent, graduate of Kamehameha School for Boys, Class of 1963 and a United States Air Force Veteran, passed away peacefully at his home in Kaneohe on December 5, 2011. He was born in Honolulu.

He is survived by wife, Penny; sons, Michael and Jason; daughter, Darlene; brother, David; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild; numerous nephews and nieces.

Private services to be held at a later date.

MYRON “ITO” JAMES VAN GIESON

Posted On December 16th, 2011 -

MYRON “ITO” JAMES VAN GIESON

Age 73, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away November 29, 2011 in Honolulu. Born August 22, 1938 in Hilo, Hawaii. Retired Master Sergeant from United States Army and he was also retired from Outdoor Recreation Services in Schofield Barracks.

He is survived by wife, Rose M. Van Gieson; daughters, Myrene Van Gieson, Jackie Van Gieson; son, Jonah Van Gieson; 5 grandchildren; 1 great-granddaughter; sisters, Marlene (Sam) Pae, Annette Nao.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Thursday (December 22) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 7 p.m. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

ROSE CHOY LOO CHING

Posted On December 16th, 2011 -

ROSE CHOY LOO CHING

Born March 2, 1914 and died peacefully on December 3, 2011
Wife, mother, friend, farmer, orchid cultivator and developer. Rose farmed in Koko Head Area and then moved to Waianae in 1949. At Koko Head they nourished and raised crops for WWII efforts supplying as many as 1,000 bunches of radishes a week for military use.
While raising hogs, Rose and Jack were breeders of English Large Black Pedigree and Landrace hogs. She was so successful in breeding the Landrace hogs, that she was able to ship them to Japan, Indonesia and the Philippine Islands. Roofs had to be built over these hog pens because white Landrace pigs would get sunburned in the Waianae sun.
As an orchid producer and cultivator, she supplied many local florists (Watanabe, Sweet Leilani, Beretania, City and Stanley Ito) and Sears with her orchid blossoms and plants. She was successful in cultivating a rare hybrid white dendrobium and named the awarded blossom after her deceased mother, Irene Choy. In 1957 Rose was named the “ORCHID MAN OF THE YEAR”.
In her spare time Rose belong to many senior citizen clubs in the Waianae area, was a Boy Scout Leader, a 4-H club leader and was a contributing member of the Waianae community for over 60 years.
“FARM MANAGER, HOUSEWIFE AND MOTHER ALL IN ONE” (was the title of the article in the Sunday Advertiser on July 12, 1959)
It said and I quote, “Rose Ching is a remarkable and energetic women. Wife of Jack Ching, whose stock breeding farm in Waianae produced championship Landrace pigs to supply Island pig farmers. Mrs. Ching not only helps her husband operate the farm but operates a produce farm on her own — with the help of her capable sons” ……
“At this years 50th State Fair, Mrs. Ching was in charge of the livestock and produce exhibits. One of her husband’s prize hogs won the grand prize in the livestock show”
Predeceased by husbands, Wallace B. Loo and Jack D.S. Ching. she is survived by daughter: Beverly B.L. (Harold) Zane and sons Melvin W.M. Loo, Leroy Y.C. (Sharleen) Ching and Randolph Y.C. (Daria) Ching. Eleven grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and 6 great – great grandchildren.
Services on Tuesday, Dec. 20 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Visitation from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Funeral Service at 11:30 a.m. Burial at 2:15 a.m. Aloha Attire.

HELEN N. TSUDA

Posted On December 16th, 2011 -

HELEN N. TSUDA

Age 71 of Honolulu, Hawaii died on December 3, 2011 at the Hospice Hawaii Palolo House. She was born June 2, 1940 in Olaa, Hawaii. Mrs. Tsuda was a retired Paralegal from Cades, Schutte, LLC. Survived by: husband: Walter S. Tsuda; daughters: Laurie (Melvin Tanaka and Lisa Ann (Derek) Awaya; grandchildren: Courtney Tanaka, Rayme Ann, Payton, and Dray Awaya; mother: Ruth Y. Morita; brother: Melvin Morita; sisters: Beverly Horiuchi and Sandy Takahashi. Family and friends are welcomed on Tuesday, December 20, 2011 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. A Funeral Service will begin at 6:00 p.m. Inurnment will be held on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. at the Diamond Head Memorial Park. The family requests casual attire be worn for the services.

FRANCISCA JACINTO JUAN

Posted On December 16th, 2011 -

FRANCISCA JACINTO JUAN

Age 57, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away November 16, 2011 in Honolulu. Born November 29, 1953 in Barcelona, Solsona, Ilocos Norte Philippines. Was employed at Shirokiya Ala Moana Shopping Center

She is survived by husband, Benjamin “Elmer” F. Juan; daughters, Jo-Ann Juan (Garner Kondo), Elma Juan (Eduardo) Lagua; 4 grand-children; mother, Rosalina “Rosing” Jacinto; sisters, Amy (Rogelio “Roger”) Sumagit of Las Vegas, Janelyn (Donald) Cabrera.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Wednesday (December 21) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Thursday (December 22) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Prayer Service 10:15 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.


- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran
do it yourself Living Trust software from Standard Legal