Archive for February 5th, 2013

Robert Tatsumi Yogi

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Jan. 22, 2013
Robert Tatsumi Yogi, 72, of Kaneohe, a retired Action Glass and Aluminum Co. glazier and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Judith S., sons Sterling and Shannon, brothers Stanley Yogi and Noboru Tengan, sister Frances Morinaga and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Hatsuko Yamasaki

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Jan. 7, 2013
Hatsuko Yamasaki, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Alfred Shaheen seamstress, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Raymond N., daughters Elaine H. Wada and Jean M. Kuge, sister Helen Kodama, seven grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Francis Satoshi Yamamoto

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Jan. 28, 2013
Francis Satoshi “Tora” Yamamoto, 65, of Kailua-Kona, an electrician, an employee at Makalei Golf and Kona Country Club, and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by mother Sumiko, brothers Cy and Kerry, and sisters Peggy Ciriako, Naomi Yamagata and Sandra Taosaka. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Kona Hongwanji Mission, Kealakekua. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Clyde N.F. Wong

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Jan. 13, 2013
Clyde N.F. Wong, 69, of Hilo, a retired automotive and marine mechanic in Hilo, Honolulu and Kona, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by companion Patricia Wilson, son Craig, brother Theodore and sister Roberta Fithian. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Alfred Basilio Viernes Sr.

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Dec. 1, 2012
Alfred Basilio Viernes Sr., 67, of Nanakuli, a retired limousine driver, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Alfred Jr. and Toma Viernes, and Chivas Kiaaina; daughters Michelle Mitsui, Chelsea Shope and Christy Tigilau; brothers Joseph, Stanley Sr. and Andrew; sisters Evangeline Lono, Beatrice Milted, Helen Horde and Louisa Yamauchi; 19 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at Depot Beach, Nanakuli. Casual attire. Updated service information for an obituary published Dec. 9.

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Sally Ramos Ventura

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Jan. 26, 2013
Sally Ramos “Mama Sally” Ventura, 57, of Kamuela, Hawaii, a Hilton Grand Vacations housekeeping supervisor as well as manager and supervisor at Fairmont Orchid Mauna Lani and Hapuna Prince Hotel, died at her daughter’s home. She was born in Candon City, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by husband Bradly R.; sons Bradly “Justin” Jr. and Brandon; daughters Geraldine “Ling” Neeley, Elizabeth “Liz” Kualii and Ashton Millet; sisters Amelia Freedland and Victoria Ramos-Anglin; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Annunciation Catholic Church, Waimea. Services: 7 p.m. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. Saturday at Spencer Park, Kohala Coast. Casual attire.

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Harry Katsuji Suga

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Jan. 11, 2013
Harry Katsuji “Kats” Suga, 87, of Honolulu, a Tenrikyo minister and retired commercial artist for the Honolulu Advertiser, Royal Amusement, 50th State Wrestling and City Mill, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Audrey Suga-Nakagawa, Molly Tomita and Daphne Suga; sister Mabel Maeda; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Feb. 15 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Lucille Genevieve Smith

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Jan. 30, 2013
Lucille Genevieve Smith, 98, of Kailua-Kona, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Wendell, Idaho. She is survived by son Frank, daughters Linda Kraft and Marcia Smith, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services on the mainland.

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Antone Silva Jr.

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Jan. 25, 2013
Antone Silva Jr., 86, of Makawao, Maui, a Haleakala National Park employee, died in Roselani Place. He was born in Makawao. He is survived by sons Gregory D. Silva and Melvin C. Gould; daughters Carolyn Reck, Rebecca Ignacio and Colleen O’Hara-Rosa; brothers Henry and Raymond; sisters Isabel Diego, Helen and Lorraine Amoral, Violet Pszyk, Mildred Jacintho, Nancy Medeiros and Hazel Vegas; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Joseph’s Church cemetery, Makawao. Burial to follow.

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Pauline L. Pezel

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Jan. 21, 2013
Pauline L. Pezel, 78, of Kainalu, Molokai, died in Kaneohe. She was born on Molokai. She is survived by sons Dennis and David Blevins, and Nickolas “Hokuloa” Pezel; daughters Donna Willard, Debra Aguiar and Stefanie “Kai” Koreyasu; brothers Henry and Peter Bush; sisters Virginia Apana, Lily Kahalehili and Darlyn Napoleon; 20 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Wailua Congregational Church. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Lorraine Mitsue Otsuka

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Jan. 25, 2013
Lorraine Mitsue Otsuka, 74, of Honolulu, a retired housekeeper, died in Liliha Healthcare Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Benjamin S.; son Daniel; daughters Christie Shiroma and Kathy Kam; brothers Yoshi, Frank and Ryan Kamisato; sisters Grace Yokoyama, Lillian Isagawa, Vivian Takahashi and Sharon Wada; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Masao Oshiro

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Jan. 4, 2013
Masao Oshiro, 89, of Honolulu, a retired state custodial supervisor at University of Hawaii and an Army veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Masaichi. Private services.

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Coralynn Vizcarra Mua’e

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Jan. 22, 2013
Coralynn Vizcarra Mua’e, 41, of Honolulu, a Safeway deli manager, died. She was born in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by husband Iakopo L., son David “Kawika,” daughter Leah, brother Steven Domingo, sister Christina V. Domingo and a grandchild. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.

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Tuileisu Miller

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Jan. 27, 2013
Tuileisu Miller, 86, of Aiea, a homemaker, died. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by sons Charles Jr., Brian and George; daughters Lole Williamson and Sue Miller; brothers Toga, Kalati and La’i Fonoti; sisters Toavalu Talili and Pule Dano; 15 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 1:30 p.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Charles D.S. Lau

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Jan. 7, 2013
Charles D.S. Lau, 87, of Honolulu, a retired technician supervisor at Hickam Air Force Base and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Stephen and Wesley; daughters Lynette Sekioka, Carolyn Ako and Charlene Lau-Beach; sisters Muriel Marshall and Jean Wong; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Updated service information for an obituary published Monday.

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Charmaine D. Koldon

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Dec. 18, 2013
Charmaine D. Koldon, 59, of Kaneohe, a Kaiser Permanente nuclear medicine technologist, died in Kaneohe, She was born in Chicago. She is survived by cousins Falicia and Jackie Slavik. Private services. Donation suggested to the Hawaii Opera Theatre.

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Beatrice Fuyuko Iwasaki

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Jan. 29, 2013
Beatrice Fuyuko Iwasaki, 87, of Wailuku, an employee at Nashiwa Bakery, Wailuku, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by daughters Natalie Cadorna and Pamela Iwasaki; brothers Mako, George and Robert Hiwatashi; sisters Francis Hiwatashi and Teri Ray Suzuki; a grandchild; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Door of Faith Church, Wailuku. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 7 p.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. Monday at Maui Veterans Cemetery.

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Virginia Toyoko Ishii

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Feb. 1, 2013
Virginia Toyoko Ishii, 105, of Honolulu, a retired Department of Education teacher, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Oscar and Saburo Asahina, and sisters Dorothy Y. Hyde and Helen Y. Wong. Visitation: noon Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Gladys Kukana Grace

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Jan. 17, 2013
Gladys Kukana Grace, 93, of Honolulu, a master lau hala weaver and teacher and retired Pearl Harbor Navy Exchange employee, will be remembered in services 10 a.m. Saturday at Kaimuki Christian Church. She was born in Olelomoana, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Ted K. and Roger O.; brothers Calvin Ontai and Johnson Puou; sisters Bessie Thums, Elizabeth Parker and Darly Cockett; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Private committal services. Casual attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Monday.

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Kay Kiyono Goto

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Jan. 12, 2013
Kay Kiyono Goto, 95, of Honolulu, a retired secretary for the Department of the Air Force and a real estate sales agent, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. She is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Private services.

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Maxima Marcelo Colobong

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Dec. 21, 2012
Maxima Marcelo Colobong, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Princess Kaiulani Hotel employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Jorge, daughter Rosalinda “Rosie” and brothers Lorenzo and Jacinto Marcelo. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 640 Puuhale Road. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Wah Tim Chock

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Jan. 19, 2013
Wah Tim Chock, 96, of Honolulu, a retired pediatrician and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Dr. Clifford Y.C., Dr. Ronald Y.S., Dr. Galen Y.K. and Gary Y.K.; daughters Bonnie Chock Burke and Cindy W.L. and Cathy W.A. Chock; and eight grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association Aloha Chapter, 1050 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu, HI 96814.

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Katie Keli‘iweloa Andrade

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Jan. 26, 2013
Katie Keli‘iweloa Andrade, 76, of Keei, Hawaii, a Punana Leo o Kona teacher and former employee at Ege Store and Masuhara Farm and Store, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Kahauloa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Alan Jr., Dwayne and Earl; daughters Bonnie Andrade, Dorothy Andrade-Wegner and Dawn Pala‘imaea; brothers Edward and Clement Chang; sisters Francis K. Deniz and Winnifred K. Chang-Monfort; hanai brother Wendell Lewis; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Kahikolu Congregational Church, Napoopoo. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers and lei welcome. Condolences may be sent to P.O. Box 538, Captain Cook, HI 96704-0538.

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Charles Duck Sang Lau

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CHARLES DUCK SANG LAU
Charles Duck Sang Lau, 87, passed away peacefully at his home in Nuuanu on January 7, 2013. He is survived by his children, Lynette (Edward) Sekioka, Stephen (Charlene) Lau, Carolyn (Glenn) Ako, Wesley (Lorraine) Lau, and Charlene (Melton) Lau-Beach; 8 grand- children; and 5 great- grandchildren. Service will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2013, at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Visitation from 10:00-11:00 am and service at 11:00 am. Burial to follow at Nuuanu Memorial Park at 2:00 pm.

ELLA MARGARET MIYAMOTO

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ELLA MARGARET MIYAMOTO Age 87, of Mililani, HI, passed away December 31, 2012 in Wahiawa. Born March 20, 1925 in Lohr, Germany. She was a beautician and also a seamstress. She is survived by husband, Stanley K. Miyamoto; son, Thomas K. (Elaine R.) Miyamoto; daughter, Barbara E. (Mark I.) Gurney; 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grand- children. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Friday (Feb. 8) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 10:00 a.m. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

TAKAJI “JOE” YAMAOKA

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TAKAJI JOE YAMAOKA Age 90, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away January 10, 2013 in Wahiawa. Born May 21, 1922 in Waiakea, S. Hilo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife, Shigeko Yamaoka; son, Clifford (Janet) Yamaoka; daughter, Suzanne (Alan) Mishima; 4 grand- children; 4 greatgrandchildren. Private Services were held.


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