Archive for August 13th, 2015

William Connett Aierstuck

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July 1, 2015
William Connett “Bill” Aierstuck, 67, of Hawi, Hawaii, a retired National Park Service system specialist and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died at home. He was born in Waukegan, Ill. He is survived by wife Melody Moore, stepdaughter Nico Barlow, brother Jason, sisters Denise Brock and Louise Brandes, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hawaii Island Humane Society.

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Leatrice Matsue Asato

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July 25, 2015
Leatrice Matsue Asato, 94, of Kaneohe, formerly of Moiliili, a retired Sheraton Waikiki Hotel banquet waitress, died in Oakridge, Ore. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Alvin E., Iden E., Bryan E. and Loren E.; brother Robert K. Higa; sister Ruth Y. Lord; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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LAURENA “AURING” GARCIA BAYSA

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LAURENA AURING GARCIA BAYSA Age 91, of Waialua, HI, passed away July 1, 2015 in Honolulu, HI. Born March 30, 1924 in Burgos, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Member of Waialua United Church of Christ. She is survived by sons, Dr. Elmer F. (Marie) Baysa, Raymond P. (Mary Jane) Baysa, Fred (Terry Anspach) Baysa, Hubert J. (Teri Shiozaki) Baysa, Daniel G. (Pamela) Baysa; daughter, Laurie A. B. (Kelvin) Oishi; brother, Lemuel (Constancia) Garcia; sister, Natividad G. Mencias; 10 grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m., Monday (Aug. 17) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Funeral service 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Harold E. Bertelmann

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July 13, 2015
Harold E. “Bert” Bertelmann, 87, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a Kau paniolo and a retired federal civil service employee, retiree of Hawaiian Airlines and an Air Force and Army Air Corps veteran, died at home. He was born in Waiohinu, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Chris, Kevin M., Barron and Edwin; daughters Karen Corpuz and Roxanne Bertelmann; brother Roy; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Graveside services noon Sept. 4 at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. Celebration of life to follow at Barron Bertelmann’s residence in Waimea, Hawaii.

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Josephine Salvador Dela Cruz

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July 22, 2015
Josephine Salvador Dela Cruz, 81, of Waipahu, a retired Hawaii Dynasty Hotel housekeeper, died in Waipahu. She was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Maximo, sons Marieto and Robert, daughters Evelyn and Evergin, sisters Eugenia and Encarnacion Ancheta, eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Eulogy: 10 a.m. Mass: 10:15 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Laroice Fredrick Davidson

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Aug. 10, 2015
Laroice Fredrick “Dave” Davidson, 77, of Waipahu, a retired Army sergeant first class who served in the Vietnam War and a retired chief of unaccompanied personnel housing for the Directorate of Public Works at the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, died in Honolulu. He was born in Jackson, Tenn. He is survived by wife Judy S., son Robert E., daughter Lorrieann V. Coates and six grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Inurnment: 3 p.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Keichi Fukuda

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June 23, 2015
Keichi Fukuda, 98, of Honolulu, a retired Department of Defense painter, died in Waipahu. He was born in Hanalei, Kauai. He is survived by sons Alvin, Patrick and Vernon; daughter Laura Takahashi; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Julita Arboleda Garcia

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Aug. 10, 2015
Julita Arboleda Garcia, 88, of Laie, a GTE Yellow Pages proofreader, died at home. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughters Dali Hungerford and Maria L. Entrolezo, brother Guillermo Arboleda Jr. and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie North Stake Center. Services: 11 a.m. Additional services and burial to be held at a later date in the Philippines. No flowers. Condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Ernest Linden Hayes

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Aug. 1, 2015
Ernest Linden Hayes, 99, of Kailua, an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Hastings, Mich. He is survived by wife Sadie, son Dennis, daughter Linda “Noe” Gentry, two half sisters, four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Cheng Turn Hsu

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Aug. 6, 2015
Cheng Turn Hsu, 73, of Honolulu, owner of Kitchen Arigato in Guam, died in Honolulu. He was born in Taiwan. He is survived by wife Mei Yun, son Yu-Cheng, daughters Shu-Fen Rakay and Julia Chen, brother Zhan-Xin, sisters Kuei-Hua and Yeh-Lee, and three grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday at Fo Guang Shan Hawaii-Buddha Light Temple. Inurnment: 9 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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BASILIO ILORETA ILORETA

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BASILIO ILORETA ILORETA Age 90, of Kapolei, HI, passed away July 12, 2015 in Ewa Beach. Born June 3, 1925 in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Worked for Ewa by Gentry. Preceded in death by his son, Dr. Santos T. Iloreta. He is survived by sons, Dr. Alfredo T. (Maria Delia) Iloreta, Dr. Rodolfo T. (Edna) Iloreta, Dr. Nestor T. (Rosemarie) Iloreta; daughter, Herminia I. (William V.) Gaspar; daughter-in-law, Helen Iloreta; brother, Felix (Josephina) Iloreta; 6 grand- children. Visitation 9:30 a.m., Tuesday (Aug. 18) at St. Jude Catholic Church (92-455 Makakilo Dr., Kapolei). Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

Margaret Tatsue Jiricek

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June 28, 2015
Margaret Tatsue Jiricek, 87, of Pearl City died in Honolulu. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by daughter Evelyn Kanekoa, sister Eda-Jane Kalakaua, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren Private services.

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Robert Augustus Mitchell Jr.

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July 21, 2015
Robert Augustus Mitchell Jr., 98, of Volcano, Hawaii, a retired president and general manager of Edward Enterprises Inc. on Oahu and an Air Force veteran who served in World War II and the Korean War, died at home. He was born in Scottdale, Pa. He is survived by son Jim, daughter Mary Lou Mitchell Davis, brother John, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Samuel E. Tillery Jr.

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Aug. 11, 2015
Samuel E. Tillery Jr., 91, of Waikiki, a retired Army lieutenant colonel and pilot, died. He was born in Arkansas. He is survived by wife Barbara, son Sam III, daughter Rebecca and two grandchildren. Committal services: 2 p.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Donations suggested to Alzheimer’s Association Aloha Chapter, 1050 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 2610, Honolulu, HI 96814. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Nancy Ruth King

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Aug. 9, 2015
Nancy Ruth King, 68, of Kailua, a retired Kaiser Permanente vice president in California, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Dan Robinson, daughter Erin Summa, mother Millie, brother David, sister Marsha and four grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Frances Klein

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July 24, 2015
Frances Klein, 91, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retiree from the University of Hawaii-Hilo, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Jo Ann Ebanez, two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Mitsue Sato Kubo

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July 15, 2015
Mitsue Sato Kubo, 100, of Kahului died at home. She was born in Waiakoa, Maui. She is survived by sons Kenneth, James and Andrew; daughter Marian Merce; sister Takeko Inamasu; a grandchild; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Ronald Francis Lewis

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Aug. 6, 2015
Ronald Francis Lewis, 63, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Diane Lewis Weisenburger and Judy Ann Thurston. Private services.

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Teleise Liufau

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July 28, 2015
Teleise Liufau, 76, of Kaaawa, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Tanugamanono, Western Samoa. She is survived by stepsons McMoore and Etisone, and stepdaughters Bernadette Yandall, Tiana Lakatani and Punipuao Liufau. Private services.

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Lois Adele Cole Lyday

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Aug. 5, 2015
Lois Adele Cole Lyday, 93, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by husband Dick, daughter Lindy Lyday Bess, two grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Alexandro Michael La Manna

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July 29, 2015
Alexandro Michael La Manna, 71, of Waianae, a retired truck driver, died in Waianae. He was born in New York. He is survived by sons Joseph V. and Alessandro M.; daughter Christina R. Walker; brother Frank; sisters Marie Gibson, SallyAnn La Manna and Theressa Martarella; and five grandchildren. Private services.

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COLLEEN MEYER

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$nameCOLLEEN MEYER Friends and colleagues of Colleen Rose Meyer are invited to a celebration of her life this Saturday, August 15, at 3:00 PM at the home of Rick and Crystal Towill, 47-460 Waihee Place, Kaneohe. Colleen passed away July 17th after a yearlong fight with cancer. In her memory donations may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children.

James Toshiro Muratsuchi

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July 31, 2015
James Toshiro “Jim” Muratsuchi, 66, of Kaneohe, a retired Army lieutenant colonel, Marine Corps general engineer and former regional manager at Forest City Residential Management, died at home. He was born in Hachiman, Japan. He is survived by wife Peggy Jo D., sons Jared T. “Red” and Jordan T., father Joe I., mother Machiko, sister Irene M. Sadoyama and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.

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Stephen Wilson Norris

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July 27, 2015
Stephen Wilson Norris, 62, of Orchidland, Hawaii, a musician and carpenter, died in a private care home. He was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He is survived by brothers David, Ian and Nelson, and sister Corrine Mary Green-Rice. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Puna Baptist Church, Pahoa, Hawaii. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Derrick Jay Ortogero

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July 21, 2015
Derrick Jay Ortogero, 52, of Kaneohe, a Ferguson Plumbing salesman, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Richard L. Jr. and sisters Renee Ortogero, Sharlene Dung and Laurie Aubrey. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Kaneohe. Mass: 11:45 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Margaret Ayame Ota

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July 14, 2015
Margaret Ayame Ota, 92, of Wahiawa, a Wahiawa Hospital X-ray department retiree, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by son Ronald; daughters Christine DeRosa, Carole Ota and Lillian Helton; sister May Hamai; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. No flowers.

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Shigeru Oyama

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July 26, 2015
Shigeru Oyama, 96, of Honolulu, a retired federal inventory clerk and an Army veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Peter and Glen; daughter Donna; brothers Minoru and Gerald; sisters Iwako Ihara, Patsy Nakamura and Hideko Tomomitsu; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Steve Egon Ramseyer

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July 26, 2015
Steve Egon Ramseyer, 60, of Honolulu, a dialysis technician at Diversified Specialty Institute Dialysis Center and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Romanshorn, Switzerland. He is survived by wife Florentina G., father Egon and stepmother Kathy. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church. Eulogy: 6 p.m. Mass: 6:30 p.m. Committal services: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Elsie F. Scupholm

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June 19, 2015
Elsie F. Scupholm, 87, of Honolulu, a civilian employee for the Army, died at home. She was born in Pueblo, Colo. She is survived by niece Carol Orr. Private services. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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Angelita Ayson Smith

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Aug. 5, 2015
Angelita Ayson Smith, 75, of Cypress, Texas, died in Cypress. She was born in Dagupan City, Philippines. She is survived by husband Jay, sons Nathan and Owen Jay, brothers Salvador and Carlos Ayson, sisters Jovita Ungos and Clarita Aquino, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 1403A California Ave., Wahiawa. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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