Archive for June 16th, 2013

Devan Makua Andaya

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May 4, 2013
Devan Makua Andaya, 26, of Waianae, a Hale Naau Pono employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Jurnie P.; mother Felicidad; brothers Kele and Pono Anderson; sisters Allessondria “Sista” Uini, Alana “Alengi” Andaya-Kepa and Pohai “Ha‘i” Kalai-Ponce; and companion Joelynn “Jojo” Yocom. Visitation: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Kaiona Beach Park, Waimanalo. Celebration of life at noon. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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DEMETRIO BONGOLAN ARREOLA

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DEMETRIO BONGOLAN ARREOLA Age 73, of Waialua, HI, passed away May 18, 2013 in Wahiawa. Born December 11, 1939 in Santiago, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He retired from the Waialua Sugar Company after 30+ years. He is survived by wife, Felipa Arreola; son, Edwin Arreola ; daughters Divina (Brian) Takenaka, Sandra (Peter) Grach; brothers, Michael Arreola, Edward Arreola, Jonathan Arreola, John Arreola Jr.; sisters, Felicitas Unico, Elisea Viloria, Elizabeth Arreola-Tialavea, Diane Zawisza, Johanne Arreola; 7 grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Wednesday (June 19) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral service 10:30 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers welcome.

Robert Eugene Brammer

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June 11, 2013
Robert Eugene Brammer, 65, of Maui died at home. He was born in Kansas City, Mo. He is survived by sons Levi and Titan, daughter Cody B. Nelson, brothers Jerry and Jimmy, and two grandchildren. Private remembrance ceremony. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Marsha Leimomi Camara

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June 10, 2013
Marsha Leimomi Camara, 69, of Kaunakakai, Molokai, a former employee at Castle Medical Center cafeteria, housekeeper and nanny, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Thadd Camara and Keahi Hanakahi, and sisters Thyonne Rapozo and Grischel Roberts. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Hilo Seventh-day Adventist Church, 162 Kapiolani St. Celebration of life: 3:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 3 p.m. June 29 at Hoolehua Hawaiian Homestead Graveyard, Molokai. Graveside urn services: 3:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Lawrence William Patrick Carroll

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June 8, 2013
Lawrence William Patrick “L C” Carroll, 47, of Honolulu, an Island Insurance claims representative and former Honolulu Police Department officer, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Danette; sons Braden, Kailoa and Patrick; daughter Cassie Ann Sumimoto; mother Grace; and brothers David S. Oishi and Mark Carroll. Services: 4 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers.

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Angela Marie Collum

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May 30, 2013
Angela Marie Collum, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Litton Industries supervisor, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. She is survived by son Charles Grandi, daughter Cecelia Bertolino, brother Joseph Strammiello, sisters Anna Moraglia and Rose Gagliostro, two grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Martha Patricia Greaney Conrad

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June 9, 2013
Martha Patricia Greaney Conrad, 90, of Pukalani, Maui, a former flight attendant, died at home. She was born in Washington, D.C. She is survived by sons Hunton and Kelly, and brother Edward Greanley Jr. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hospice Maui. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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MONA LOUISE DABIS

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MONA LOUISE DABIS Age 58, of Waipahu, HI, passed away May 5, 2013 in Ewa. Born December 27, 1954 in Honolulu, HI. Mona was employed by the Waiawa Correctional Center. She was a Line Dancing instructor. She is survived by daughters, Shayna Noelani (Kunani) Dabis, Shondell Leinani (Quinn) Dabis; mother, Antonina Dabis; brothers, Benjamin (Bonnie) Dabis, Alex Lloyd , Samson Lloyd; sisters, Trinidad (Glenn) Dabis Fejarang, Patricia Dabis (Barbara), Paulette Dabis (Selena), 7grandchildren, 1 great-grandson. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Thursday (June 20) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers welcome.

FEDERICO “IKONG” MUNOZ DOMINGO

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FEDERICO IKONG MUNOZ DOMINGO Age 86, of Honolulu, HI, passed away May 5, 2013 in Honolulu. Born July 13, 1926 in Mayapa Canlubang, Laguna, Philippines. Previously worked as a mechanic in Manila for 24 years. Retired as a landscaper after 25 years at the Ala Moana Center. He is survived by spouse, Eulogia “Lukia” Calaro Domingo; son, Rudy (Elena) Domingo; daughters, Erlinda (Ernesto) Ortal, Florida Santos, Susan Domingo & Paul Kauahi, Layvita (Efren) Daguio; 9 grandchildren; 7 great-grand- children. Visitation 6:00 p.m. Thursday (June 20) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Friday (June 21) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Valley of The Temples Memorial Park.

Isabel R. Elizares

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June 8, 2013
Isabel R. Elizares, 91, of Wailuku, a homemaker, died. She was born on Hawaii. She is survived by husband Alfred Sr.; son Victor “Kalani” Banner; daughters Katherine R. and Isabelle S. Elizares, Flora M. Hao, Shirley A. Heath and Arlene Elizares-Gazmen; brother David F. Rivera; 16 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Maui Memorial Park, Wailuku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Patsy Yaeko Tamashiro Falkenstein

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May 16, 2013
Patsy Yaeko Tamashiro Falkenstein, 83, of Honolulu, a federal government retiree, died in Hono-lulu. She was born on Maui. She is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Private services and burial.

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Ripine Fao-Victorino

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May 15, 2013
Ripine “Kaui” Fao-Victorino, 20, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Zechariah Estomago and Keola K. Victorino, father Ripine F. Lopez, mother Dawn Victorino, sister Karly Lopez, and grandparents Angela Goodbody and Tui Tuitama. Celebration of life: 8:45 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of the Mount Church, Kalihi Valley. Services: 9:30 a.m. Scattering of ashes: 11 a.m. at Magic Island, Ala Moana Park. Casual attire. Loose flowers only.

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Wilfred Guitang Felix

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June 5, 2013
Wilfred Guitang Felix, 61, of Makawao, Maui, a Maui Land & Pineapple Co. platform supervisor, died at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Evelyn; son Edwin; daughters Arlene Alvarez and Lorraine Escalona; brothers Edward, Wilmer, Emerson, Nestor, Jesus and Wilson Jr.; sisters Nita Agaran, Leonore Castillo and Mildred Rubio; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Rusty Richard Ferreira

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May 28, 2013
Rusty Richard Ferreira, 32, of Kahului, a Roberts of Hawaii supervisor, died. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by father Charles, mother Tracy Ogata, brothers Charles “Chucky” Jr. and Chad, sister Kenna, grandparents Kenneth and Winifred Ogata, and companion Kymberly Lee. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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EARL ANDUHA, JR.

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EARL ANDUHA, JR. Age 43, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away May 26, 2013 in Aiea. Born May 25, 1970 in Honolulu, HI. He was a graduate of Waianae High School, Class of 1988, and employed at Covanta Energy. He is survived by wife, Tessie Pedro Anduha; sons, Ronsen Anduha, Earl Anduha, Ike Anduha; daughters, Tyshan (Christopher) DeGuzman, Tiffany (Joshua) Blakemore; grand- mother, Virginia Ruben; father, Earl (Toni) Anduha, Sr.; mother, Gail (Joe) Nishimura; brothers, Melvin (Joreen) Anduha, Norman Anduha, Jason (Bernie) Anduha; sister, Desiree Fortunato; 3 grand- children. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Friday (June 21) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

MARGARET “MAGGIE” KOCHI

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MARGARET MAGGIE KOCHI
Margaret Ann Kochi, 76, of Honolulu passed away on May 28, 2013. She was born and raised in Alabama but lived most of her adult life in Hawaii. She loved the islands, music, and the people of Hawaii. Maggie worked as the Sales & Marketing Manager for T.V. Systems and brought the product Tofutti to the islands. She also lived on the Big Island for several years where she was the Island Manager for Papillion Hawaiian Helicopters. Maggie was a devoted Christian with a big heart who was always there to love, guide, and support everyone she knew, and she never knew a stranger. Her many friends were part of her family and she cherished them dearly. Maggie is survived by her husband, Marquis Kochi; daughters, Pamela Glumack and Rebecca McClendon (Joe); son, Robert McClendon (Connie); grandchildren, Chandi Kiefer (Kris), Jason McClendon, Dillon McClendon, and Kylie McClendon; great-grandchildren, Kekoa and Makena Kiefer; sister, Sarah McClendon; sisters-in-law, Johnnie Williams, Nora Toma (Tommy), Nancy Kochi, Clara Kobayashi (Nobuo), Jane Eckenrode, Betty Nakahira (Shiro); brother-in-law, Ken Kochi (Judy), ten nieces and eight nephews. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at Oahu Cemetery, 2162 Nuuanu Ave., Honolulu, from 4:00 – 8:00 pm. Service will begin at 5:00 pm. Pastor Ron Yoshida will be officiating. Online obituary may be viewed and messages of condolence sent to the family by visiting www.hawaiifuneralservices. com, Diamond Head Mortuary.

Ernest Katsuo Kurosawa

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May 19, 2013
Ernest Katsuo Kurosawa, 85, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Postal Service mail carrier and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by son Eric M.; daughter Karen K. Yoshikawa; brothers Ronald, George and Roy; sister Edith Yonamine; and five grandchildren. Visitation at noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Violet Lau Lai

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June 13, 2013
Violet Lau Lai, 96, of Honolulu, a retired librarian, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Morris K., daughters Alma L. Ro and Barbara L. Bennett, brother Dr. Carl Lau, sisters Lily Ching and Marion Siu, seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Kaimuki Christian Church, 1117 Koko Head Ave. No flowers. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Kaimuki Christian Church or Waiokeola Congregational Church. Aloha attire.

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Leslie Myung Hee Lyum

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May 24, 2013
Leslie Myung Hee Lyum, 65, of Honolulu, a Windward Community College instructor, died in Hono-lulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Malcom, and sisters Laureen Enoki and Lornna Takahashi. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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MERCEDES SUBIA MADAMBA

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MERCEDES SUBIA MADAMBA Age 83, of Honolulu, HI, passed away May 19, 2013 in Honolulu. Born January 10, 1930 in Binsang #14 Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired custodian at St. Andrews Priory, Honolulu. She is survived by daughters, Mildred (Rinante) Madamba- Tangonan, Melissa Madamba; brothers, Manuel Subia, Bonifacio Subia; sister, Juliana Visitacion; grandchildren, Brenna Tangonan, Gerimi Tangonan, Nante Kian Tangonan, Jessica Tangonan, Millie Nani Tangonan, Ryme Kai Tangonan. Visitation 6:00 p.m. Friday (June 21) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20S. Kukui St. Honolulu); Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Saturday (June 22) at St. John The Baptist Church (2324 Omilo Ln., Honolulu); Mass 10:00 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Ronald T. Nakamori

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June 8, 2013
Ronald T. Nakamori, 67, of Hilo, a retired KTA Super Stores stock clerk, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Aileen, sons Cory and Brian, sister Diana and two grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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YOSHIE “BETTY’ ODA

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YOSHIE ‘BETTY’ ODA Yoshie ‘Betty’ Oda, 95, died May 8, 2013, in Waipahu. She was born on April 23, 1918 in Lahaina, Maui. Formerly of Lanai City, a retired Dole Company Pineapple Laborer. She is survived by sons, Kenneth (Louella), Norman (Lorna), daughters, Janice (Jerry) Hankins, Carol (George) Hiwatashi, Helen (Gerald) Oshiro, 11 Grandchildren, 21 Great- Grandchildren and 3 Great- Great-Grandchildren. Also, a brother, Akira ‘Archie’ Hinahara of Wisconsin, a sister, Hiroko Fujiyoshi of Makawao, Maui and a sister-in-law, Sumiko Hinahara of Manoa. As per her wishes: a private service was held. No monetary offerings.

WALTER T. OSHIRO

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WALTER T. OSHIRO Age 86, of Pearl City, HI, passed away May 17, 2013 in Pearl City. Born September 15, 1926 in Waipahu, HI. He retired as an electronic technician from the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Shop #67. He is survived by wife, Aiko Oshiro; sons, Paul Oshiro, James (Coleen) Oshiro; daughters, Mae Oshiro; brothers, George Oshiro, Herbert Oshiro, John Oshiro; sisters, Helen Ginoza, Nancy Oshiro; 1 grandson. Private Services were held.

Wendy L. Parr

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June 7, 2013
Wendy L. Parr, 64, of Kihei, Maui, died. She was born in Somerville, N.J. She is survived by husband Gregory “Joe,” son Christian, daughters Spring Flowers and Tawny Parr, mother Lily Erickson, brother Wayne Erickson and two grandchildren. Services pending. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Savelio Patelesio

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May 31, 2013
Savelio Patelesio, 36, of Hono-lulu died. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Tafaimamao; brothers Danny Patelesio, Maafatu Tamatimu and Aivao Lemapu; and sisters Fanaafi Tumui and Theresa Iaulualo. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist. Mass: 10 a.m. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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RUTH IMPERIAL PFEIFFER

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RUTH IMPERIAL PFEIFFER 82, of Honolulu passed away June 2, 2013. Born in Dumaguete City, Philippines on July 3, 1930, daughter of Gerardo A. and Angustias Romero Imperial, wife of William R. Pfeiffer (deceased). She spent her life as a music educator and performer; and in service to the church as musical director, organist and choir director. She studied at Silliman University, Dumaguete City, Philippines (B.A. Music); Union Theological Seminary, New York City (M.A. Sacred Music) and University of Hawai’i at Manoa (M.A. Music Education). She is survived by sons Gerardo Pfeiffer of Honolulu, Paul Pfeiffer of New York City and John Pfeiffer of New York City; brothers George Imperial of New York, Valentino (Anita) Imperial of Texas and Paul (Laraine) Imperial of Montreal; stepsons Cam (Anita) Pfeiffer of New Mexico, Mark (Kate) Pfeiffer of Washington and Steve Pfeiffer of Arizona; her grandchildren in Hawai’i Drew Kawilihan Nebres Pfeiffer, Ella Ruth Abellana Pfeiffer and Jessica Wise and many more grandchildren and great-grandchildren here and on the mainland. She will be missed by so many because she shared with so many. Memorial services will be held on Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at First United Methodist Church, 1020 S. Beretania St., Honolulu, Hawaii 96814. A musical gathering will begin at 6:00pm, and Memorial Service will begin at 7:00pm. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to support music scholarship at the University of Hawai’i and Silliman University. Donations can be made to UH Foundation for the Pfeiffer Scholarship Endowment (UH Foundation, PO Box 11270, Honolulu, HI 96828) and to Silliman University in memory of Ruth Pfeiffer (c/o United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia, 475 Riverside Drive, Suite 1221, New York, NY 10115 http:// www.unitedboard.org/GIVING/Overview.aspx).

Geraldine Muriel Rawlins

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May 29, 2013
Geraldine Muriel “Gerry” Rawlins, 97, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Newspaper Agency executive secretary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Michael and Steven, daughter Sandra Johnson, sister Audrey Dent, five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Star of the Sea. Mass: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Eleanor Sachiko Luna ” Aunty Sachi”

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ELEANOR SACHIKO AUNTY SACHI LUNA Age 83 of Mililani passed away at home on May 25, 2013. She was born in Honolulu, Hawaii and retired as a sales associate from JC Penney Co. at Ala Moana Center. Aunty Sachi is survived by sons: Mark (Lorna) Luna, Don (Becki) Luna, daughters: Debi (Wayne) Chun, Cathy (Shayne) Chung, sister: Nancy Beckley; grandchildren: Brenden Chun, Dara (David) Chun-Woodward, Carly Luna, Coty (Shawn) Yamato, Kalei Luna, Shanell Chung; great-grandson: Isaac Woodward. Visitation at 12 Noon Sunday, June 23, 2013 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Service 1:00 PM. Casual attire. Inurnment on Monday, June 24, 2013 at 3:00PM at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl, Committal Court.

Robert Stanley Scharpff

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May 25, 2013
Robert Stanley Scharpff, 93, of Kaneohe, a retired maritime navigator, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in California. He is survived by wife Rose. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Ruth Orcutt Bacon Auditorium, Pohai Nani, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Yvonne A.B. Seldeen

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June 3, 2013
Yvonne A.B. Seldeen, 72, of Kihei, Maui, died at home. She was born in Sweden. She is survived by husband Stewart, sons Richard and Derek, sister Elizabeth and a grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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