Archive for June 1st, 2012

Theodore R. Beuke

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May 26, 2012
Theodore R. “Ted” Beuke, 78, of Punta Gorda, Fla., formerly of Hawaii, a retired Air Force colonel and recipient of the Defense Superior Service Medal, died in Punta Gorda. He was born in Augusta, Ky. He is survived by wife Delphine; sons Kenneth Wrede and Theodore M. Beuke; daughters MaryAnne Beatty and Darien Donahue; stepsons Trey, Bret and Lane Peavy; stepdaughter Alex Wilkinson; mother Eleanor; and 15 grandchildren. Services to be held in Florida. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Wounded Warrior Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org. Online condolences: www.ltaylorfuneral.com.

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Lina C. Brooks

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May 23, 2012
Lina C. Brooks, 90, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Imola, Italy. She is survived by husband Herbert and two grandchildren. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to a charity of your choice. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Wilbur Asau Chang

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May 18, 2012
Wilbur Asau Chang, 87, of Kaneohe, a retired U.S. Postal Service supervisor and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elizabeth L., sons Vernon K.N. and Wilbur K.Y.H., daughters Wilma Kobayashi and Pamela Maetani, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services at noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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EVERETT “MANI” KAUAHIKAUA COX

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EVERETT “MANI” UAHIKAUA COX

Age 76, of Haleiwa, Hawaii, passed away May 15, 2012 in Honolulu. Born February 16, 1936 in Waialua, Hawaii. Retired from Hawaiian Tel after 42 years. A member of the IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers) #1357.

He is survived by brother, Charles Brickwood Cox Jr.; sister, Louise Cox Kawahakui; nephews & nieces.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (June 6) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 6:00 p.m. Burial 9:30 a.m. Thursday (June 7) at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

PANTALEONA “LEONIE-MARING” DACUYCUY EDER

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PANTALEONA “LEONIE-MARING” DACUYCUY EDER

Age 70, of Honolulu, passed away May 7, 2012 at Kaiser Foundation Hospital. Born July 27, 1941 in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Kaiser Permanente with over 29 years of service.

She is survived by husband, Inocencio A. Eder; sons, Noel Eder, Junior (Dolly) Eder; daughters, Imelda “Mimi” (David) Lopes, Mariesen (Song) Kirkham; brother, Alfonso Dacuycuy; sister, Helen (Fernando) Flores; 7 grandchildren.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday 6/5 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel, Waipio, Service 6:00 p.m. Visitation also 10:00 a.m. Wednesday 6/6 at St. Philomena Church, 3300 Ala Laulani St., Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

Anna Coen English

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May 26, 2012
Anna Coen English, 74, of Wahiawa, a homemaker, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Fagaalu, American Samoa. She is survived by son Scott; daughters Marie Jeff, Tessie Ryusaki and Myrna Peppers; brothers Norman and Tom Coen; sisters Grace Tui, Eleanor Hire, Joyce Moniz and Anita Coen-Strayer; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Frank F. Galbiso

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April 22, 2012
Frank F. Galbiso, 86, of Waialua, a retired Schofield Barracks Motor Pool heavy equipment mechanic, Hawaii Army National Guardsman and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Neves “Ann”; sons Timothy, Malcolm, Sheldon, Cyprian, Nicholas and Scott; daughters Francine Guyton, Karen Takeshita, Sheila Lawrence, Vanessa Fujiyama, Terza Hendricks, Grace Pereira, Colleen Kealoha, and Michelle and Hazel Galbiso; stepsons Aaron, Byron, Milton and Matthew Sarahina; stepdaughters Yvonne Cole, Annette Irwin, Jeanette Mertus and Donna Miguel; brothers Moses and Robert “Koi”; sister Genoveva Sublett; 36 grandchildren; and 40 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at St. Michael Catholic Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua. Mass: 9 a.m. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary printed Wednesday.

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Frances Judith Moana Gora

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May 8, 2012
Frances Judith Moana Gora, 73, of Honolulu, a retired city social worker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Mabel S. Luke, brother William S. Sr. and sisters Maedyne L. Molina and Leilani L. Luke. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Stephen’s. Rosary: 10:15 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Richard Gordon Heppard

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May 27, 2012
Richard Gordon Heppard, 77, of Kapaa, Kauai, retired owner of All Serve Co. commercial printing company, died at home. He was born in Michigan. He is survived by wife Norah; son Mark Gonyou; daughters Desiree Ganz, Aileena Heppard-Gork and LeeAnn Gonyou Ather; brother Gary; sister Sharon Kaye; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Robert William Hitchcock

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May 7, 2012
Robert William Hitchcock, 79, of Kailua, a retired city employee specializing in abandoned vehicles, died in Kailua. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Emma K.; sons Robert Jr. and Edward A.; daughters Donna Hitchcock, Elly Mattos, Lana Lando, Iwalani Hitchcock-Georges, Renee Lactaoen and Kimberly Hitchcock-Supple; half sister Anita Cabrera; 22 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Kailua Beach Pavilion. Lunch to follow. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com. Additional information for an obituary published Wednesday.

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Hamae Hori

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April 26, 2012
Hamae “Grace” Hori, 87, of Pleasant Hill, Calif., a former assistant at Honokea Bakery and housekeeper at Kaiser Hospital, died in Pleasant Hill. She was born in Kihei, Maui. She is survived by son Glenn, brother Kunio Tanaka and sister Judy Fujimoto. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Walter Kenji Kalohi

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May 18, 2012
Walter Kenji Kalohi, 59, of Waipahu, a retired senior claims adjuster at Allstate Insurance Co. and former station manager at Burlington Northern Air Freight, died in St. Francis Hospice-West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Bette M., brother Joseph A. and sister Kay L. Marzan. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice-West, 91-2127 Fort Weaver Road, Ewa Beach, HI 96706.

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Mark Clayton Lanier

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May 8, 2012
Mark Clayton Lanier, 60, of Kailua, a McKenna Motors car salesman, died. He was born in Florida. He is survived by sons Shawn and Skyler, daughter Nicole J., brother Wade and three grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Kailua Beach Park, near the boat ramp. Loose flowers only.

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Clara Ang Law

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May 23, 2012
Clara Ang Law, 92, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Swaton, China. She is survived by sons Andrew, Francis, Vincent and Alex; daughters Agnes Leung, Lucy Tujios, Theresa Sim and Peggy Hung-Tsoi; sister Olivia Ng; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 4470 Aliikoa St., Honolulu. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Visitacion C. Lista

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May 8, 2012
Visitacion C. “Visit” Lista, 89, of Ewa Beach, a Dole Co. retiree, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Jeffrey; daughters Deborah Lista, Marylane Garma and Evelyn L. Engcabo; sisters Aurora Ordillo and Virginia Bagaoisan; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Leroy Mahina Matthews

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May 28, 2012
Leroy Mahina Matthews, 67, of Honolulu, a California Department of Education teacher and coach, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gail N.; son Christopher K.; daughters Michelle P. Matthews, Danielle K. Naus and Summer Lam; sisters Blossom Nawili and Lanei Ryes; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Gathering: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at the Duke Kahanamoku statue in Waikiki. Scattering of ashes to follow.

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Rand Erwin Potts

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RAND ERWIN POTTS

89, of Honolulu passed away on May 22, 2012 at his home. He was born in Dayton, Oregon on Nov. 8, 1922. He was raised in McMinnville, Oregon and entered University of Oregon in 1940. Rand enlisted in USMCR in 1942 and graduated from the first and only “Special Officers Candidate School” (SOCS) in Camp LeJeune, NC in 1944. He joined the 1st Marine Division in Russell Islands following the Peleliu operation and participated in the Okinawa operation and then operations in North China. With stints between civilian life, active duty/reserves and during the Korean War, he finished his service in 1952 as Captain USMCR.

Rand lived in Portland, Oregon from 1952-1960 and was employed in the group insurance field as a salesman. He then moved to Hawaii and entered the vehicle and equipment leasing business as co-owner and operator of Auto & Equipment Leasing of Hawaii with eventual expansion of the business to include California in 1964. He later entered the real estate development business in California with his son, J.B.

He served on various trade organizations and boards in Honolulu and held memberships in the Pacific Fleet Submarine Memorial Association (USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park), Oahu Country Club (Past President), Outrigger Canoe Club, Masonic Lodge, Honolulu Scottish Rites Bodies and Aloha Temple Shrine.

Rand is survived by his wife Eleanor (Ele) Potts, adult children J.B. (Mardi) Potts, Julie (Cooper) Camp, Norma (Gerald) Chan, Vicky (Jaime) Chai-Guerpo, Richard (Jane) Howard, grandchildren David, Scott, Brian, Steve, Alex, Zack, Liam, Keara, Cynthia, great-grandchildren Luca, Nolan, Mateo and dog Mari Awana Potts.

A celebration of Rand’s life will be held privately at date to be determined. In lieu of flowers, family is requesting any donations be made to the Aloha Temple Shrine -Travel Fund (1611 Kewalo St., Suite 201, Honolulu, HI 96822) or the Kapi’olani Health Foundation – Capital Campaign (55 Merchant Street, Suite 2600, Honolulu, HI 96813).

Sidney Michael Quintal

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May 26, 2012
Sidney Michael Quintal, 62, of Honolulu, an attorney at law, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Judy Allen; son Michael A. MacFarland; daughter Amber K.; hanai daughter Tiare Forgerson; father Clayton; mother Elsie W.; brothers John, Clayton Jr. and Nolan; sisters Sonya Quintal and Stephanie Sluman; and three grandchildren. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. to sunset Wednesday at Magic Island. No formal services. Casual attire.

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Rosalinda Nicolas Sanders

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May 15, 2012
Rosalinda Nicolas Sanders, also known as “Rosie” and “Lin,” 65, of Colorado Springs, Colo., a retiree from California Casualty Insurance and Extended Stay American Hotels in Colorado Springs, died in Colorado. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Jose “Sonny Boy” Pagaduan Jr.; daughters Roxanne Louie and Rosanna Costales; brothers Daniel “Junior” and Benjamin “Ben” Alcaraz, and Roland, Rudolpho and Rolando Nono; sisters Gloria “Neng” Ito and Virginia Dilay; companion Rod Schumann; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.

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Francine Shinsato

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May 15, 2012
Francine Shinsato, 86, of Lihue, a high school teacher, died in Garden Isle Health Care. She was born in Lawai, Kauai. She is survived by sons Ken and Ross; daughters Ann and Ginger Shinsato, and Shelley Konishi; brother Tom; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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NOBUE “N” TOKUNO

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NOBUE “N” TOKUNO

Age 89, of Aiea, Hawaii, passed away May 5, 2012 in Aiea. Born June 2, 1922 in Aiea, Hawaii. An active member of Aiea Hongwanji.

She is survived by husband, Kenji Tokuno; sons, Gerald (LaVerne) Tokuno, Alvin (Janice) Tokuno; 4 grand-children; 4 great-grandchildren; sisters, Kikue “K” Higuchi, Helen Kobashigawa.

Visitation 10:00 a.m. Sunday (June 3) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 11:00 a.m. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

Helen Irene Tunturi

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May 28, 2012
Helen Irene Tunturi, 88, of Honaunau, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Duluth, Minn. She is survived by daughter Beth. No services.

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Elizabeth Masue Yoshizawa

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May 19, 2012
Elizabeth Masue Yoshizawa, 96, of Honolulu, a retired registered nurse for Dr. James Nishi, died. She was born in Fukuoka, Japan. She is survived by husband Izumi, son Thomas H., daughter Priscilla Yoshizawa-Wagner and a grandchild. Private services.

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