Archive for February 15th, 2013

Dagmar Cooke Hegland

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DAGMAR COOKE HEGLAND Of Santa Barbara, CA, passed away January 18, 2013, at the age of 91. Raised in Honolulu, she was the fourth of five children born to Richard Alexander and Dagmar Sorenson Cooke. She was the great grand daughter of Amos Starr and Juliette Montague Cooke, who came to Hawaii as missionaries. She attended Punahou School, then Miss Halls School (Massachusetts) and Sarah Lawrence College (New York). She was married to David Leroy Hegland for 62 years. Together they had an interesting, adventurous life, living in nine different countries. They retired to an Australian cattle ranch before ultimately moving to Santa Barbara. Dagmar is survived by her three children, Del Hegland, Lloyd Hegland and Lani Zabor as well as grandchildren Jennie Lee, Shelley Malia, David James and Ian Thomas, and two great grandchildren. She will be remembered for her smile and joy of life.

MANUEL “MANNY” “SIDI” TORRES JR.

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MANUEL MANNY SIDI TORRES JR. Age 71, of Aiea, Hawaii, passed away January 24, 2013 in Aiea, Hawaii. Born December 11, 1941 in Aiea, Hawaii. Retired Laborer and Member of Laborer’s International Union of North America Local #368. He is survived by wife, Linda Torres; son, Randall Torres; daughters, Michele Torres, Marsha Oshima; 5 grandchildren; brothers, Gilbert Torres, Angelino (Sandie) Torres, Paul Torres, Elsworth Torres; sisters, Anita Burts, Lolita Torres, Yvonne Donahue. Visitation 10:30 a.m. Wed. 02/20 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Program: 11:30 a.m. Prayer Service: 12:00 noon. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

SHINAKO “BETTY” VILLIATORA

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SHINAKO BETTY VILLIATORA Age 84, of Waialua, HI, passed away January 24, 2013 in Wahiawa. Born May 4, 1928 in Waialua, HI. One of the sweetest, kindest woman of Waialua. She is survived by sons, Juss (Susan) Villiatora, Mel (Eiko) Villiatora, Eugene Villiatora of LV, Lambert Villiatora; daughter, Germaine (Jeffrey) Albeso; 20 grand- children; 32 great-grand- children; 6 great-great-grand children; sister, Jennie Aiko Fujii. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Monday (Feb. 18) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 9:45 a.m. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

ROSALINA BUENAFE PREZA

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ROSALINA BUENAFE PREZA Age 80, of Waipahu, HI, passed away January 19, 2013 in Kapolei. Born June 12, 1932 in Lagangilang, Abra, Philippines. She is survived by sons, Eduardo (Maggie) Preza, Abner (Zojeta) Preza, George (Victoria) Preza, Ronaldo (Babylyn) Preza, Neil (Jessica) Preza; daughters, Luzviminda Preza, Rebecca (Melindo) Mantaring, Corazon (Tomas) Duran; brother, Dionisio (Nieves) Buenafe of Philippines; sisters, Purificacion (Patricio) Domaoal, Nieves (Lazaro) Ayup of Philippines, Julia (Tombali) Domaoal of Philippines, Ofelia Buenafe of Philippines, Natividad Buenafe of Philippines; 19 grand- children, 22 great-grand- children. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday (Feb. 18) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Tuesday (Feb. 19) at St. Joseph Church (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu); Mass 10:30 a.m. Burial 12:00 pm at the Valley of the Temples. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Frances Ichiro Yamamoto Jr.

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Feb. 2, 2013
Frances Ichiro Yamamoto, 60, of Kaneohe died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by cousin Earl and caregivers Arene and Jonathan Hanks. Private scattering of ashes.

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Christopher Woods

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Feb. 5, 2013
Christopher Woods, 54, of Waipahu, a pharmacist and an Army veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in California. He is survived by wife Jo Ann Wakatsuki-Woods and father Alvin. Private services.

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Carl Vaas

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Feb. 4, 2013
Carl Vaas, 87, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He is survived by son Mark and daughter Karen. Private services.

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Naynine Highland Torres

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Jan. 22, 2013
Naynine Highland Torres, 65, of Waimanalo, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Jesse and Robert, daughter Kimi and a grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Fumiko Alsie Tica

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Jan. 31, 2013
Fumiko Alsie Tica, 64, of Honolulu, a Walmart shelf stocker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Jason; son Benito Peloli; daughter Leila Peloli; brothers Ronald, Calvin, Kenneth, Norman, Eddie and George Endo; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Edith Hisayo Taguchi

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Jan. 30, 2013
Edith Hisayo Taguchi, 90, of Kahului, a retired pineapple industry packer, died. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Donald, brothers Takashi and Joe Hongo, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services held.

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Michael John Skrypzak

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Jan. 30, 2013
Michael John Skrypzak, 70, of Honolulu, a programmer, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Pennsylvania. He is survived by brothers Anthony J. and Martin D. Private services.

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Harlan M. Sawyer

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Jan. 12, 2013
Harlan M. Sawyer, 90, of Honolulu, a mechanic and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Nebraska. He is survived by sister Anne S. Ohia. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Honolulu First Church of the Nazarene, 408 Judd St. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Marlene Hatsumi Sasaki

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Jan. 27, 2013
Marlene Hatsumi Sasaki, 67, of Honolulu, a Mid-Pacific Institute administrative assistant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Kanrad K., son Stephen T., daughter Sherrie K., mother Dorothy S. Nakata, brother Paul Nakata, sisters Ann and Lynn Nakata, and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Gumercinda Gumarang Saguiped

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Feb. 3, 2013
Gumercinda Gumarang Saguiped, 76, of Honolulu, a retired Outrigger Surf Hotel housekeeping supervisor, died in Honolulu. She was born in Pampalona, Cagayan, Philippines. She is survived by sons Domingo Jr. and Clarence, sisters Lourdes Quidilla and Bella Abaga, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Philomena Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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John G. Ruiz

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Feb. 7, 2013
John G. Ruiz, 88, of Kekaha, Kauai, a retired Dynalectron Corp. transportation department foreman at the Pacific Missile Range Facility, Barking Sands, died in Kauai Care Center. He was born in Omao, Kauai. He is survived by wife Mary P.; sons Russell and Robert; brothers David, Fred, Frank and Guy; sisters Lucy Kanoa, Marie Lewis and Catherine Martin; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Faustina Quilausing

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Feb. 4, 2013
Faustina Quilausing, 88, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Co. floor supervisor, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Caoayan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by husband Perfecto; sons Mark and Oscar; daughters Wilma Chenosky, Estra Quilausing and Hilda Nielsen; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Richard Zbigniew Procza

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Feb. 9, 2013
Richard Zbigniew “Rick” Procza, 64, of Kilauea, Kauai, owner of Rick’s Roofing, died in Hanalei Bay. He was born in Wolverhampton, England. He is survived by wife Charlene “Char,” sons Andrzej and John-Jozef, daughter Dawn Amie Ingols, sisters Barbara Amaral and Krys Widaman, and two grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Kilauea, 2453 Kolo Road.

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Clive Hoomanawanui Pilialoha

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Jan. 21, 2013
Clive Hoomanawanui Pilialoha, 53, of Waianae died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Steven Jr. and Milton, and sisters Renee Pilialoha and Stephanie Mahelona. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Natasha Murray

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Feb. 1, 2013
Natasha Murray, 30, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Pearl City. She is survived by father Selwyn and stepmother Dolores Rodriguez. No services.

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Fusae K. Morita

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Feb. 6, 2013
Fusae K. Morita, 95, of Kapaa, Kauai, co-proprietor of Pono Studio, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Kapaa Homesteads, Kauai. She is survived by son Dr. Gary K. and Clifford K., daughter Jo Ann S. Ishii, brothers Katsuyoshi and Masato Kadota, sister Hideko Kurosaki, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Janice Doreene Morgan

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Jan. 26, 2013
Janice Doreene Morgan, 73, of Hawi, Hawaii, owner of Kohala Book Shop in Kapaau, died at home. She was born in St. Francis, Kan. She is survived by husband Frank Jr., son John, daughter Roxanne, brother James Hardt and two grandchildren. No services. Donation suggested to North Hawaii Hospice, 65-1328 Kawaihae Road, Kamuela, HI 96743.

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Jill Lani Matsunaga

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Jan. 12, 2013
Jill Lani Matsunaga, 48, of Gardena, Calif., an import and export specialist for Centra Freight Co., died in Los Angeles. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by father Harold, mother Patsy and brothers Lance and Lon. Visitation: 10 a.m. Feb. 23 at Lihue Baptist Church. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha or casual attire.

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Rose Mary Mahelona

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Feb. 3, 2013
Rose Mary Mahelona, 83, of Grand Prairie, Texas, a retired PBX operator at Princess Kaiulani Hotel, died. She was born in Waiawa. She is survived by son Chester, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Scattering of ashes in Hawaii at a later date. Donations suggested to Texas Community Hospice.

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Jien Wan Lee

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Jan. 25, 2013
Jien Wan Lee, 90, of Honolulu, a Hong Kung Restaurant employee, died in Liliha Health Care. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by sons Hung Sum and Alexander, daughters Hung Sheong Lau and Christine Lee Tong, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. today at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Updated service information for an obituary published Thursday.

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Isami Kurasaki

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July 18, 2011
Isami “Ike” Kurasaki, 91, of Pearl City, a state Department of Education school principal, died in Hale Ho Aloha. He was born in Kapaa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Mary F.; sons Irving and Blaine; daughter Ann; sisters Elsie Oshita, Betty Omori, Evelyn Hanki and Marian Kubota; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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James Makia Ku Jr.

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Feb. 1, 2013
James Makia Ku Jr., 65, of Ewa Beach, a federal government grounds-keeper and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by mother Phoebe Andrews; brothers Ikuwa J., Paul and Patrick Ku, and Robert Andrews; and sisters Nancyann K. Tinnell, Kamuela Potter, Andrea Martin, Wanda Aina and Weedonette Hannibal. Private services.

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David Alan Krebs

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Nov. 1, 2012
David Alan Krebs, 42, of Kailua-Kona died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Wichita Falls, Texas. No known survivors. No services.

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George Kishimoto

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Feb. 3, 2013
George Kishimoto, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Edward Enterprises delivery driver, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by brother Hiroshi and sisters Eiko Higa, Edith K. Shimabukuro, Ellen F. and Frances S. Oshiro, and Karen Kishimoto. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Pauline Annie Kanoho

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Jan. 27, 2013
Pauline Annie Kanoho, 83, of Lihue, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Ezra; sons Reuben “Kaipo,” Paul, Solomon and Ezra; sisters Beverly Medeiros and Ann Leong; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services held.

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Telesfora Luisa Javillo Javar

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Jan. 21, 2013
Telesfora Luisa Javillo “Orang” Javar, 89, of Aiea died in Aiea. She was born in Santa Cruz, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by husband Felipe J., son Saturnino J., daughter Marilou Cortez, brother Benigno Javillo, sister Manuela Laviste, 14 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Aiea. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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