Archive for July 8th, 2013

Soichi Akiyama

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June 14, 2013
Soichi Akiyama, 95, of Wahiawa, an Army veteran who served in World War II in Company A, 1,399th Engineer Construction Battalion, and a retired welder at Schofield Barracks, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Mitsuko; sonsEric and Craig; daughters Laurie Tam and Helen Rogers; brothers Toshio and Sueto; sisters Asayo Fujimoto, Sumiko Hirokane and Myra Takasaki; and a grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Consuelo Sanguir Eugenio

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June 3, 2013
Consuelo Sanguir Eugenio, 92, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Avalon Nursing Home. She was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Erlinda and Nelia Villanueva, and Gloria Eugenio, Carmelita Siarot, Leonarda Yasay, Felicitas Ponciano, Josie Eugenio, Elvie Nicolas and Adela Palisoc; 32 grandchildren; 60 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Memorial Park, mauka chapel. Services:6:30 p.m. Additional visitation:8:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass:9:30 a.m. Burial:11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Robert Masao Gushiken

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June 13, 2013
Robert Masao Gushiken, 83, of Aiea, a retired state computer operator and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Daryl and Lance, daughters Hope Hiro- naga and Lisa Yafuso, brothers EarlYamamoto and Bobby Kinjo, sisters Dorothy Stevens and Shirley Kikugawa, nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation:2:30 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:3:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Mildred Miyuki Yamanaka Ikeda

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June 16, 2013
Mildred Miyuki Yamanaka “Maggie” Ikeda, 90, of Honolulu, a retired public health nurse for Montgomery County, Md., died in Kahala Nui. She was born in Waihee, Maui. She is survived by sons George A. and John P., brother Ralph N. Yamanaka and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:10 a.m. Cas- ual attire.No flowers. Donations suggested to Kahala Senior Living Community, Attn:Fund Development, 4389 Malia St., Honolulu, HI 96821.

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Edwin Michael Jose

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July 3, 2013
Edwin Michael “Ed” Jose, 73, of Honolulu, a Sam’s Club employee, died in St. Francis Hospice in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Sandra Lee, sisters Bernadette Jantoc and Lucia Ching, and a grandchild. Visitation:5 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park &Mortuary. Services:6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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Julia Minewa Kaawa

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June 28, 2013
Julia Minewa Kaawa, 80, of Honolulu, an employee of former U.S. Rep. Neil Abercrombie, died in Leahi Hospital. She was born inHonolulu. She is survived by son John K.K.K. Jr.; daughters Minerva L.K. Aana and Joslyn M.K., JonnettM.K. and BarbaraAnn K. “Nani” Kaawa; brother Soloman “Balle”Perry; sister Barbara “Nakai”Needham; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Saturday at MililaniDowntown Mortuary. Services:6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Remedios Gamiao Rivera

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June 16, 2013
Remedios Gamiao “Idiong” Rivera, 86, of Kaneohe died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Makawili, Kauai. She is survived by brother Ben “Silvino” Gamiao; half brothers Andres Rivera and Esmeraldo, Melecio and Pedro Gamiao; sister Genobeba Aguinaldo; half sister Magdalena Blanco; and hanai son Wilson Gamiao. Visitation:6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services:7 p.m. Additional visitation:9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Ann Church, 46-129 Haiku Road., Kaneohe. Mass:11:30 a.m. Burial:1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Arlene S. Shigemasa

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May 24, 2013
Arlene S. Shigemasa, 72, of Waipahu, a retired Department of Education administrator, died in Ewa. She was born in Hono- lulu. She is survived by brothers Thomas K. and John H. Private services.

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Kinu Suzuki

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June 25, 2013
Kinu Suzuki, 93, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Kawailoa Camp, Hawaii. She is survived by son Alan M.; daughter Jane S. “Bobs” Akita; brothers Akira and Harry Abe; sisters Kyoko Kakumatsu, BettyMakabe and Miriam Stevens; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation:noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:1 p.m. No flowers.

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Charles Jeffrey Benji Tokunaga

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June 26, 2013
Charles Jeffrey Benji Tokunaga, 60, of Honolulu, an Applications Engineering Branch employee for the U.S. government at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jackie A.; sons Marshall P.M., Colin S.Y. and Chad G.S.; parents Paul Sueki and Jane T. Tokunaga; brothers Guy and Steven; and two grandchildren. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Saturday at Star of the Sea Parish, 4470 Aliikoa St. Services:11 a.m. Reception to follow. Aloha attire.No flowers.

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Fern Mildred Uluwehiwehionalani Trazo

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May 7, 2013
Fern Mildred Uluwehiwehionalani Trazo, 70, of Kent, Wash., a retired Panasonic employee in Kent, died in Kent. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by husband Nicolas Jr.; daughters Melinda and Nicole Trazo, and Ivy Wilkerson; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:11 a.m. Burial:11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Patricia T. Woo

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June 29, 2013
Patricia T. Woo, 64, of Mililani, a Tupperware sales director for the Pacific region, died in Mililani. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Winston S.W., son Gavin, daughter Kristen, mother Irene O. Omine, brother Art Omine and sisters Lily and Joyce Omine, and Bertha Tottori. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:6:15 p.m. Casual attire.

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Donald A. Yoshimura

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June 11, 2013
Donald A. Yoshimura, 80, of Honolulu, a retired refrigeration mechanic for Heide & Cook and the city, and an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born inHonolulu. He is survived by wife Elsie, daughters Dawn Yoshimura-Smith and Dayna Nam, brother Richard and four grandchildren. Visitation:5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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