Archive for September 15th, 2012

Kam Kook Young

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Sept. 7, 2012
Kam Kook Young, 90, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Leslie and Jeffery; daughters Lily Kashiwamura, Clara Hook, Grace Petersen and Lenora Gartin; brother Sun Wong; sister Mabel Chock; 20 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 30 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Ruth Fumie Yoshioka

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Sept. 2, 2012
Ruth Fumie Yoshioka, 84, of Aiea died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Ross M. and Reid I.; brothers James S. and Larry S. Harada; sisters May M. Takimoto, Florence H. Okano and Jane N. Harada; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Shinayo Yoshimura

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July 11, 2012
Shinayo Yoshimura, 90, of Honolulu died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Sheena Ing and Anne Yoshimura, brothers Ken and Thomas Matsumoto, sisters Hanae Ikehara and Helen Yoshida, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. No services. No monetary offerings.

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George William Yomes Sr.

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Sept. 10, 2012
George William Yomes Sr., 90, of Honolulu, a welder, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Florence; sons George W. Jr., Gregory G., Stephen M. and David A.; daughters Paulette M. Yoshida, Diane M. Marumoto and Theresa M. Tamayo; brothers John and Patrick; sisters Harriet Beese, Nora Mamizuka and Elizabeth Arquette; 11 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Philomena Church, 3300 Ala Laulani St. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Dionicia Campos Welcome

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Aug. 26, 2012
Dionicia Campos Welcome, 83, of Wahiawa, a retired supervisor at Tripler Army Medical Center and Macy’s, died in Honolulu. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Clyde M., son Severino Salvador Jr., brothers Alejo and Simeon Campos, sister Antonia Campos, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 1403 California Ave., Wahiawa. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual or aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Sarah Jane Sheeley

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July 13, 2012
Sarah Jane Sheeley, 79, of Hampton, Va., formerly of Kaneohe and former Kaneohe Outdoor Circle president, died in Hampton. She was born in Washington, D.C. She is survived by sons David and Shawn, daughters Daphne Dinnan and Mary Sheeley, sister Ann Hagerty and eight grandchildren. Services on the mainland.

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Hattie Akahi Rosa Sevellino

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Sept. 3, 2012
Hattie Akahi Rosa Sevellino, 83, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Abraham and Glean Pauole; daughters Rose P. Wiley, Diana L. Johnson and Amelia N. Figueroa; seven grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Robert L. Rodrigues Jr.

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Aug. 28, 2012
Robert L. “Bobby” Rodrigues Jr., 56, of Mililani Mauka, a city heavy equipment operator, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Robert L. “Lopaka” III and Brandon “Keoni,” parents Robert L. Sr. and Barbara S., brothers Darren and Greg, sister Danita and a grandchild. Visitation: 11 a.m. Sept. 22 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: noon. Inurnment: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com. Additional information for an obituary published Thursday.

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Amoy Rickard

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Sept. 2, 2012
Amoy Rickard, 95, of Kailua-Kona died at home. She was born in Kawaihae, Hawaii. She is survived by son Mervyn, daughter Melva Placek, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. No services.

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Leroy Punua

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Sept. 1, 2012
Leroy Punua, 80, of Kaneohe, a United Airlines customer service employee and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Primrose; sons Michael and Boyd; daughters Victoria Punua, Dawn Kaawaloa and LeeAnn Punua Anthony; brother Victor; 14 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sept. 21 at St. Ann Church, Kaneohe. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Earl Kamahele Pawn Sr.

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Sept. 10, 2012
Earl Kamahele Pawn Sr., 81, of Hoolehua, Molokai, a retired mechanic, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Hoolehua. He is survived by wife Barbara Jane K.; son Dolphin K.; daughters Barbara Jean L. Smith, Correna K. White, Shonnelle L. Kalilikane and Rowan K. Puaa; 23 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Sept. 29 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 35-100 Maunaloa Highway, mile marker 2, Kaunakakai, Molokai. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Kanakaloloa Cemetery. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Conrado V. Patawaran

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Sept. 9, 2012
Conrado V. Patawaran, 90, of Pearl City, a retired SIDA Taxi driver and a Navy veteran, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by daughters Beverly Ono and Vanessa Patawaran-Kell, sister Gloria Hilario, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Friday at Greenhaven Memorial Park, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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James Jason Olson

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Sept. 7, 2012
James Jason Olson, 41, of Honolulu, a contractor and project manager, died in Honolulu. He was born in Fort Meade, Md. He is survived by son Denim, daughter Satin, parents George Allen Olson and Barbara Kay McDermott, brother Allen Dean and sisters Dana Lynn Deane and Cheryl Anne McDermott. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Ko Olina. Scattering of ashes to follow at sunset. Casual attire.

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Catherine Kaawa Lau

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Sept. 8, 2012
Catherine Kaawa Lau, 87, of Hilo, formerly of Honolulu, a retired Liberty House men’s department manager, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Walter and Stephen; daughter Kehaulani Kuewa; sisters Alice Chun, Naomi Wilkinson and Diana Leialoha Ganon; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Aiea. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Junghae Kim

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Sept. 3, 2012
Junghae Kim, 81, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Jullado, Korea. She is survived by sons Sung Yul and Young Ki; daughters Ok Ja Jung, Kum Ja Yoo, Sandy Park and Kyung Cho; 13 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Harry Osamu Kawamoto

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Sept. 10, 2012
Harry Osamu “Osham” Kawamoto, 102, of Honolulu, a retired Matson Navigation Co. shipping clerk, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son John J. and a grandchild. Private services.

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Arthur Edmond Jones Jr.

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Sept. 9, 2012
Arthur Edmond Jones Jr., 82, of Kailua, a retired Samsonite sales representative and a Navy veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Lynda K., son Garrett, daughter Julia-Ann Grissom, stepsons Andrew and Dean Waiwaole, stepdaughter Lana C. Frutoz, 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Windward United Church of Christ, 38 Kaneohe Bay Drive. Scattering of ashes and celebration of life at Kaneohe Yacht Club at a later date.

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Betty Lou Clowes Goris

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Aug. 9, 2012
Betty Lou Clowes “Bea” Goris, 91, of Oahu died in Chula Vista, Calif. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Stuart; daughters Gwen Meyer, Barbara Oje Voos and Patricia Limardo; brother George Clowes; sisters Maile Willhite and Nancy Baker; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services on the mainland. Donations suggested to Fredericka Manor Care Center, 111 Third Ave., Chula Vista, CA 91910; or Odyssey Hospice, 9444 Balboa Ave., Suite 290, San Diego, CA 92123.

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Mary Virginia Gist

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July 4, 2012
Mary Virginia Gist, 101, of Honolulu, a retired accountant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Nebraska. No known survivors. Private services.

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Eldo Wayne Friedley

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Sept. 3, 2012
Eldo Wayne “Fred” Friedley, 79, of Kaneohe, a retired Pearl City High School teacher and a Navy veteran retiree, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Hershey, Neb. He is survived by sons Arthur and Stephen, daughter Kaylynn Eudy, sister LaVeda Frampton, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Jane C. Fau

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Aug. 31, 2012
Jane C. Fau, 71, of Pearl City, a retired cook and Oahu Pop Warner federation insurance director, died in Aiea. She was born in Leone, American Samoa. She is survived by sons Michael K. and Frankie H. Fau, and Enele Poly; daughters Patricia F., Theresa T., Christina L. and Elizabeth J. Fau, and Stella A. Fau-Hegarty; brothers Atonio Toilolo, and James and Francis Head; sisters Amanda Cooke, Irene Head-Pele, Asofaafetai Terrell, Moki Soli, Loretta Taesele and Nuki Stehlin; 17 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday and 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and 10:15 a.m. Wednesday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Leodora Gladys Conn

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Aug. 30, 2012
Leodora Gladys Conn, 82, of Kailua-Kona, a homemaker, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Swope and Jerry Conn, and Gay Spencer; daughters Carvat Jenkins and Karen Izawa; 17 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Christopher Kimo Choo

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Aug. 30, 2012
Christopher Kimo Choo, 35, of Kaneohe died at home. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by parents Clayton J. and Irmalee, and brother Clayton Jr. Private services.

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Adam Ronald Brun Sr.

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Sept. 5, 2012
Adam Ronald “Ron” Brun Sr., 73, of Waianae, retired owner of Ron’s Enterprises, former owner of Mary’s Malasadas and Hawaii’s Own Fried Malasada Ice Cream, and an Army National Guard veteran, died in Waianae. He was born in Eleele, Kauai. He is survived by wife Sandra; sons Robert and Adam; daughters Rhonda Sanchez, Leona Brun, Stephanie Ferreira and Shana Santiago; stepdaughter Lorraine Respicio; brothers Patrick Brun and Richard “Ricky” Waalani; sisters Margie Cerney, Anna Braun, Linda Nawai; Lexi Cummings; Mary Yorkman and Antonella Schumacher; 17 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Sept. 29 at Divine Church of God, 86-424 Kuwale Road, Waianae. Additional services on Kauai. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Sylvester Bennett

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Sept. 9, 2012
Sylvester Bennett, 75, of Kapolei, a medical administrator, U.S. Postal Service carrier and an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in St. Louis. He is survived by wife Conchita and sons John D., Teo S. and Paul S. Burial: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 25 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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HERBERT KIM FAHN CHEE

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HERBERT KIM
FAHN CHEE
Age 78, of Sunnyvale, California, passed away on July 2, 2012 at home. He was born on May 21, 1934 in Honolulu.
He was a graduate of McKinley High School in Honolulu and served in the U.S. Army before attending San Jose State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. Lockheed Martin was the only employer for whom he worked, starting as an electronics technician while attending college on the GI Bill and retiring in 1993 from a professional-level position on the renowned Star Wars project. During retirement he was a successful financial investor and provided generous support to family members for business and education. A meaningful scholarship contribution from his estate was made in his name to San Jose State University.
He is preceded in death by his parents Sam Len Chee and Frances Alew Ching Chee and brother Robert; survived by brother Jameson, sister-in-law Annette Chee-Akana, nephew Matthew Chee, and nieces Roanne Chee-Yamasaki (Kenneth) and Melissa Chee.
Scattering of his ashes in San Francisco Bay near the Golden Gate Bridge was accompanied by reverent Hawaiian chanting. A memorial service celebrating his life followed, and in recognition of his active duty service to our nation, full military honors were rendered.

Elaine T. Jewell-Born

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ELAINE T. JEWELL-BORN
Passed away peacefully at home in Santa Rosa August 25, 2012 5:30 a.m., surrounded by her son 3D-Edddy Born and his wife Nassu, Grand-sons Mica Born and Wesley Malatino and her Great Grand children Ava and Thelonious Born.
Grand children Cody, Tim, Jessica and Kimberly Sutton, Patrick Vargas, and great grand children Mckenzie Sutton, Skyler Lee and Cameron Cason survive Elaine.
Elaine will be laid to rest with her husband, Aurthur Born and son Birl Michael Born at Golden Gate Fields National Cemetery Sept 14, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. Come and share your stories about Elaine.
Elaine, 3rd daughter of Gertrude McInerny, was born in San Francisco May 26, 1921 then returned to Honolulu, Hawaii to live with her family. Later she returned to the main land and graduated from Balboa High School and completed 1 year of business school. She married Arthur Born and began her career at New York Life.
She loved riding horses and was a member of the Marin Mounted Sheriff’s Posse and is a lifetime member of the Novato Horsemen. She moved to Santa Rosa in 1990 to live with her son, 3D-Edddy Born and became a prolific and talented stained glass artist.
We all loved her deeply and she will be missed.

Fred John Zauner Jr.

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FRED JOHN ZAUNER JR.
June 30, 2012
63, of Kula, Maui, a former USMC Chief Warrant Officer 5, died at his home. He is survived by his daughters Jessica, Heather and Jeanette, his mother, Marjorie Behrens, and sister, Marjorie Patterson. Memorial services were held on July 6, 2012.


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