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Soon Duk Rodriguez

Posted On December 16th, 2013 -

Dec. 10, 2013
Soon Duk “Peggy” Rodriguez, 85, of Mililani, former owner of South Pacific Lounge in the Kalihi Shopping Center, died in Mililani. She was born in Kyung Nam Chang Mung, South Korea. She is survived by husband Manuel J. “Manny,” daughter Lisha “Kim” Mott-Goings, brother Tae Du Lee, five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4:45 p.m. Thursday at Korean Presbyterian Church, 2122 Metcalf St., Honolulu. Services: 5:30 p.m. Flowers welcome.

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Rosita Pascua Cadiz

Posted On December 16th, 2013 -

Nov. 13, 2013
Rosita Pascua “Rosing” Cadiz, 82, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Andres “Vic” Jr., daughter Anicia Liberato, sister Isabel Pascua, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 1525 Waimano Home Road, Pearl City. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Joseph K. Rodrigues

Posted On December 16th, 2013 -

Dec. 3, 2013
Joseph K. Rodrigues, 82, of Honolulu, a city refuse truck driver and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Joseph K. Jr.; daughters JoAnn M. Omayas and Maydell L. Rodrigues; brothers Nicholas Hottendorf, Harry Rodrigues and Dennis Fernandez; sister Maydell Pontecorvo; five grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, Chapel of the Flowers. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

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Lois Elaine Bergeron

Posted On December 16th, 2013 -

Dec. 12, 2013
Lois Elaine Bergeron, 86, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired registered nurse, died in Kauai Care Center in Waimea. She was born in California. She is survived by sons Mark and Paul Bergeron, daughters Julie B. Brooks and Dr. Jeanne Bergeron, brother Charles Tolton, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services to be held at a later date.

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Sandra Shizuko Oda

Posted On December 16th, 2013 -

Nov. 29, 2013
Sandra Shizuko Oda, 84, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Kainaliu-North Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by son Walter; daughters Helen M. Kagawa and Terry L. Masuda; brothers Masatoshi “Wills,” Herbert M. and Patrick Y. Imai; sisters Ethel A. Saito, May C. Koike, Margaret M. Fujikawa and Mary G. Kawane; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Herman K. Apo

Posted On December 16th, 2013 -

Nov. 27, 2013
Herman K. Apo, 91, of Pearl City, a retired Pan American World Airways supply desk clerk, an Army veteran and former Mormon bishop, died in Pearl City. He was born in Hoopuloa, South Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Odile, sons Allen and Michael, daughters Danielle Brockett and Ariane Purcell, brother Alex, sister Genevieve Mederios, nine grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 94-210 Kahualii St., Waipahu. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Mitsuko Nakasato

Posted On December 16th, 2013 -

Nov. 25, 2013
Mitsuko “Linda” Nakasato, 94, of Wailuku, a retired Maui Pineapple Co. laboratory assistant, died in Hale Makua-Wailuku. She was born on Maui. She is survived by son Robert, brothers Masano and Shigeru, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services and inurnment to be held. No floral offerings. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Nancy Suyeko Akahane

Posted On December 16th, 2013 -

Dec. 5, 2013
Nancy Suyeko Akahane, 80, of Honolulu, a school food service manager, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by husband George G. Sr.; son George Jr.; daughters Michele Akahane, Charlene Lee, Jo Ann Toy and Jacque Rojas; sister Jean Akagi; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Newtown, 98-530 Kaahele St., Aiea, Hawaii. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Condolences to sent to www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Mildred Fumiye Miyashiro

Posted On December 16th, 2013 -

Nov. 19, 2013
Mildred Fumiye “Millie” Miyashiro, 82, of Aiea, a retired Hawaii Farm Bureau office clerk, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Takemi, son Miles T., daughters Patti S. and Jeri K., brother Howard Miyamoto and a grandchild. Private services.

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Sara Adjer

Posted On December 16th, 2013 -

Dec. 5, 2013
Sara Adjer, 95, of Honolulu, a real estate agent, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Philadelphia. She is survived by nephew Royce Russell. Private services.

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Clarice Akiko Yokota

Posted On December 16th, 2013 -

Nov. 27, 2013
Clarice Akiko Yokota, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Waialae Bowl office manager, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Ernest K.; sons Clyde and Steven Nakashima; daughter Lori Sato; sisters Alice Higa, Lily Murakami and Betty Mukai; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m.

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James Matsui

Posted On December 16th, 2013 -

Oct. 25, 2013
James “Oscar” Matsui, 66, of Lahaina, a Department of Education teacher and counselor, and a retired administration telecommunications specialist II, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Linda, sons Brent and Blake, daughter Kelcie, sisters Jackie Hashimoto and Wendi Reyes, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Condolences may be sent to www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Eugene N.C. Wong

Posted On December 16th, 2013 -

Nov. 3, 2013
Dr. Eugene N.C. Wong, 81, of Honolulu, a retired physician, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Elizabeth, sons Andre and Brian, brother Edmond, sister Susan Chin and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Daniel Stacy Lum

Posted On December 16th, 2013 -

Nov. 19, 2013
Daniel Stacy Lum, 61, of Honolulu, a retired PepsiCo quality control specialist, died in Hale Pulama Mau. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Brenda J. DeRyke and Jade M. Lum. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire.

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May Keiko Taura

Posted On December 16th, 2013 -

Nov. 30, 2013
May Keiko Taura, 78, of San Mateo, Calif., formerly of Kaneohe, a retired crafter at Lanakila Crafts, died. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sister Jean Leong. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

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Kikue Haseyama

Posted On December 16th, 2013 -

Dec. 3, 2013
Kikue Haseyama, 90, of Wailuku died at home. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by caregiver Renee Raras. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: www.nakamuramortuary.com.

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Albert W. Sieben Jr.

Posted On December 16th, 2013 -

Nov. 23, 2013
Albert W. “Al” Sieben Jr., 64, of Mililani, a Department of Public Works civil service worker and an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Sanford, Maine. He is survived by wife Suzen A.; son Mathew A.; daughter Angelica S. Siggayo; brothers Karl A., Richard F., Michael A., Ronald S. and Curtis A.W.; sisters Jeanne A. Sieben, Roberta L. Lanczynski and Lucille M. DeLon; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Tana Hecht Basa

Posted On December 15th, 2013 -

Dec. 6, 2013
Tana Hecht Basa, 73, of Hilo, a retired registered nurse, former director of nursing at Kau Hospital and an employee at Hilo Medical Center’s medical records department, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Berlin. She is survived by husband Juanito, daughters Kari Gali and Eliza Talavera, sister Erika Mendelsohn and five grandchildren. Graveside services at noon Friday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to American Cancer Society.

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Billy R. Little Jr.

Posted On December 15th, 2013 -

Nov. 28, 2013
Billy R. Little Jr., 42, of Toledo, Ohio, died at home. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Rebecca, stepsons Austin and William, mother Kathleen Bell, and brothers Frank Jobi and Darrell Hahn. He has a son and three daughters from other marriages. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Dec. 6.

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Kaikelokeokalani Brede

Posted On December 15th, 2013 -

Nov. 28, 2013
Kaikelokeokalani Brede, infant daughter of Michael “Kalani” Inoue and Gardenia K. Brede of Kaneohe, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Kailua. She is also survived by brothers Kalani Bereski, Bronson Freitas and Michael Trumble; sisters Koumakana K. and Aika H. Brede, and Tiana Bereski; and great-grandparents William H. Brede Jr. and Helen Sa. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Windward Baptist Church, Kahaluu. Services: 12:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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Goro Nakasone

Posted On December 15th, 2013 -

Dec. 7, 2013
Goro Nakasone, 87, of Paia, Maui, a Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. mechanic, died at home. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Katherine, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Holy Rosary Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Maria B. Camacho

Posted On December 15th, 2013 -

Dec. 8, 2013
Maria B. Camacho, 87, of Los Angeles, a Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce accountant, died at home. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by daughters Barbara Lund and Ducila Schanz; brothers Alexander, Martin and William Bantilan; sisters Fely Atay and Loretta Ridela; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Alfredo Orita

Posted On December 15th, 2013 -

Dec. 2, 2013
Alfredo Orita, also known as “Fred” and “Papa,” 79, of Halaula, Hawaii, a retired Mauna Lani Beach Club cook, retired meat cutter at K. Takata Store and M. Nakahara Store, and a Hawaii Army National Guard veteran, died in North Kohala, Hawaii. He was born in North Kohala. He is survived by companion Rachel Hiraoka; daughters Bobbi Akana, Teresa and Caroline Orita, Valerie Carpio and Debbie Gay Caravalho; stepsons Clinton, Lance and Myles Hiraoka; stepdaughter Darilyn Fuelles; brother Phil; sister Marcelina Campbell; 27 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. All-night vigil: 5 p.m. Friday at his residence, 53-4233 Akona Pule Highway, Kohala, Hawaii. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Hawi Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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Chiyoko Vivian Chalker

Posted On December 15th, 2013 -

Dec. 10, 2013
Chiyoko Vivian Chalker, 85, of Aiea, a staffing specialist at Fort Shafter, died in Aiea. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Jack L.; sons Maurice L., Anthony L. and Michael L.; daughter A. Leiomi Yamashita; sisters Tomayo M. Adolpho and Yae C. Dang; 15 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Pacita Ramos Ramil

Posted On December 15th, 2013 -

Dec. 7, 2013
Pacita Ramos Ramil, 89, of Wailuku, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Expedita Del Aningat, Dorothy Juan and Loi Ramil; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at St. Anthony’s Church, Wailuku. Mass: 8 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the church. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Philip Henry Chang

Posted On December 15th, 2013 -

Dec. 12, 2013
Philip Henry “Koko” Chang, 59, of Kaupo, Maui, a glazier in the construction trade, died. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sons Jarrett, Philip and Robert; daughters Kellie Iniba and Ashley Chang; brothers Garvin, Dudley and Mark Chang, and Colburn Aragosa; sisters Vivian Ishizaki, Claudia Wallwork, Cheryl McPhee, Sonia Saloka, Alva Wales, Alberna Dortzmann, Donna Alexander, Audrey Kanana Haralon and Beverly Weaver; former wife Georgia Ann Reinhardt; and companion Lan Li. Visitation: 2 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Private scattering of ashes. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Peter Sedeno

Posted On December 15th, 2013 -

Sept. 7, 2013
Peter Sedeno, 67, of Ewa Beach, a heavy-equipment operator and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife June, daughters Lena-Ann Sedeno and Kimberly-Ann Tanudra, mother Mary, brothers Joseph and Anthony, sisters Kathleen Sedeno and Joanne Rodrigues, and seven grandchildren. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers.

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John William Counce

Posted On December 15th, 2013 -

Dec. 1, 2013
John William Counce, 72, of Las Vegas, formerly of Honolulu, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard tool room mechanic and a Navy veteran, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Adams, Colo. He is survived by brother Dudley and sister Audrey Lusk. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. Dec. 23 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Vito Talo

Posted On December 15th, 2013 -

Nov. 26, 2013
Vito Talo, 79, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Seetaga, American Samoa. He is survived by sons Vito Jr., Ben, Vito John and Michael Tafilele Talo, and Faataape Laloulu Jr.; daughters Victoria Laloulu, and Elizabeth, Gina, Monica, Punamamao, Makalika and Rose Mary Talo; brothers Aipenu, Faletusi, Loleni and Mila; sisters Fiavae Talo and Faaua Faiai; 31 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Wilhelmina E. DeRego

Posted On December 15th, 2013 -

Dec. 9, 2013
Wilhelmina E. “Ipo” DeRego, 65, of Kula, Maui, a retired Maui Police Department dispatcher, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Patrick; sons Byron and Conrad; daughter Wanda; brothers Moki, Kimo, Tiny, Major and Peter Day; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary, Wailuku. Services: 7:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Hana, Maui; everyone is welcome to meet 5:45 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church, Makawao, Maui, for the drive to Hana. Mass: 10:15 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Puuiki Cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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