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Elizabeth Ramsey

Posted On February 8th, 2014 -

Feb. 4, 2014
Elizabeth Ramsey, 86, of Volcano, Hawaii, a retired American Airlines sky chef, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Kauna Kihikihi, daughters Greglinn Ramseyer and Ivanelle “Bea” Hatton, brother William Arthur, sister Phyliss Arthur, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Thomas H. Barlan

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Jan. 23, 2014
Thomas H. Barlan, 96, of Honolulu, a retired Moana Surfrider room service waiter, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Laoag, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Loretta P. “Pacing”; son Rudolfo “Rudy”; daughter Virgina Puma; stepsons Boni, Jacob and Tyrone B. Celoza; stepdaughters Nora Yarnell, Pat Higa and Isabel Asuncion; hanai son Ernest Ahue; sister Julita “Julie”; 13 grandchildren; 12 step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; 22 step-great-grandchildren; and four step- great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Feb. 15 at the mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Wilhelmina Sophia Kanae

Posted On February 8th, 2014 -

Jan. 23, 2014
Wilhelmina Sophia Kanae, 80, of Waimanalo, a retired entertainer, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Ernest and Steven; daughters Wilhelmina M. Kanae and Frances Becker; brother William Gomes; sisters Gertrude Mahoney, Ruth Yap, Ernestine Kama, Juanita Shoehigh and Claire Ann Cabrido; 10 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Feb. 28 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Clednice Maria Severson

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Jan. 31, 2014
Clednice Maria “Jenice” Severson, 60, of Kailua, a Saint Francis School teacher, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Brazil. She is survived by companion Chuck Hall, son Carlos, daughter Tatiana Neves, father Edson Azevedo, brothers Cledson and Quinho Azevedo, sister Cledejane Azevedo and six grandchildren. Private services.

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Charles Minoru Ando

Posted On February 8th, 2014 -

Jan. 5, 2014
Charles Minoru Ando, 84, of Waipahu, a retired heavy equipment mechanic at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and an Army veteran who served in the Korean and Vietnam wars, died in Honolulu. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Sumiko; son Roy; daughter Rita; brothers James, Kenneth and George; sisters Florence Umstead, Jane Namimoto and Aiko Tanaka; and a grandchild. Private services. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.

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Vivian Kaupu

Posted On February 8th, 2014 -

Jan. 30, 2014
Vivian “Lucky” Kaupu, 68, of Holualoa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in North Kona, Hawaii. She is survived sons Bernard and Silva Jr.; daughter Sylvia Tayamen; hanai sons Mike Rivera, Nick, Keola and Gary Kaawa, and Gordon Kala; hanai daughter Jennifer Gouveia; brothers Henry Sr. and Nolan Grace; sisters Kamila Nolan, Juanita Pedro, Linda Saiki and Sandy Kawagor; 14 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Feb. 15 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kau Ward, Naalehu. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Naalehu County Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Grace Nagano Houchin

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Jan. 29, 2014
Grace Nagano Houchin, 89, of Waimea, Hawaii, a homemaker, Kona Village Resort employee and part owner of Evergreen Motorcars, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Charles Corrales and Zachary Houchin; daughters Caren Hisaoka, Cora Bailey, Sueann Carter, Lori Palmer and Casie Yannarell; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private services.

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John Winslow Wilkinson

Posted On February 8th, 2014 -

Jan. 25, 2014
John Winslow Wilkinson, 61, of Ocean View, Hawaii, part owner of J&L Delivery Service in Kennett Square, Pa., died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Philadelphia. He is survived by wife Linda Jones Schade, stepsons Timothy Jones and Jonathan Schade, stepdaughter Tamara Jones, brother Charles F. Jr., sister Patricia Dow and five step-grandchildren. Private services.

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Paulina Barcena Amorin

Posted On February 8th, 2014 -

Jan. 19, 2014
Paulina Barcena Amorin, 100, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. She was born in San Quintin, Abra, Philippines. She is survived by sons Jaime B., Romeo B., Ernesto B., Albert and Henry B.; daughter Pauline Ingano; 18 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Program: 11:30 a.m. Services: noon. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Hifue Soma

Posted On February 7th, 2014 -

Jan. 19, 2014
Hifue Soma, 84, of Honolulu, a retired bank representative, died in Honolulu. She was born in Puna, Hawaii. She is survived by brother Yoshiro and sister Kazue Oshiro. Private services.

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Charles Minoru Ando

Posted On February 7th, 2014 -

Jan. 5, 2014
» Charles Minoru Ando, 84, of Waipahu, a retired heavy equipment mechanic at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and an Army veteran who served in the Korean and Vietnam wars, died in Avalon Care Home. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Sumiko; son Roy; daughter Rita; brothers James, Kenneth and George; sisters Florence Umstead, Jane Namimoto and Aiko Tanaka; and a grandchild. Private services.

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James Yoshiaki Nakao

Posted On February 7th, 2014 -

Jan. 29, 2014
James Yoshiaki Nakao, 84, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired welder, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Kapulena, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Virginia, son Jason, stepsons Mark “Orlan” and Rod Miguel, stepdaughter Ruby Morse, brother Richard, sister Betty Nakano and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Daniel Summers Jr.

Posted On February 7th, 2014 -

Feb. 2, 2014
Daniel Summers Jr., 64, of Honolulu, a retired musician and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Chipley, Fla. He is survived by wife Brenda, sisters Pearline Snell and Cora Thorpe, son Sandy C. Dunn and six grandchildren. Committal services: 1 p.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Gaudelia Lacuesta Aurellano

Posted On February 7th, 2014 -

Jan. 9, 2014
Gaudelia Lacuesta “Goding” Aurellano, 87, of Waipahu died in Aiea. She was born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Florencio, David, Pedro and Primo; daughters Filomena Valido, Melchora Lacamiento, Teresita and Elvira Aurellano, Cleotilde Racoma and Potenciana Juliano; stepsons Ricardo and Jose; stepdaughters Trinidad Ganir, Isabel Palacpac and Catalina Barroga; sister Esterlina L. Vergara; 43 grandchildren; and 59 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Richard H. Nascimento

Posted On February 7th, 2014 -

Jan. 27, 2014
Richard H. Nascimento, 65, of Honolulu, a retired construction worker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by companion Patrice Goddard, mother Sumi, brothers Halbert and Robert, and sister Nani Mayeda. Private services.

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Marshall Taijiro Tanaka

Posted On February 7th, 2014 -

Jan. 31, 2014
Marshall Taijiro Tanaka, 92, of Honolulu, a retired tailor, died at home. He was born in Cupertino, Calif. He is survived by sons Harry and Robert, daughters Nobue Sakamoto and Eileen Masuda, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Edward Balli

Posted On February 7th, 2014 -

Jan. 20, 2014
Edward Balli, 42, of Kapolei, an Army chief warrant officer 2, will be remembered in services 11 a.m. today at Schofield Barracks Main Chapel, 712 McCornack Road. Visitation: 9 a.m. Burial to follow at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. He was born in Salinas, Calif. He is survived by wife Kristy, stepson Michael Donios, stepdaughters Desirae Abrera and Momilani Morales, mother Catherine Trevino, brothers Ruben and Robert Balli Jr., sisters Sarah Balli and Ofelia Lopez, and two grandchildren.

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Janet Navai

Posted On February 7th, 2014 -

Feb. 4, 2014
Janet Navai, 45, of Kapolei, a retired registered nurse at the Queen’s Medical Center, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Iran. She is survived by husband Nai, sons Adeeb and Anees, parents Yadollah and Ghodrat Moshrefzadeh, brother Joubin Moshrefzadeh and sisters Jena Taghvai and Jaleh Madlala. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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David Alan Tetz

Posted On February 7th, 2014 -

Jan. 27, 2014
David Alan Tetz, 60, of Pahala, Hawaii, a carpenter, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Champaign, Ill. He is survived by companion Judy Egger, son Adam, daughters Amanda Grove and Jasmine Melsa, father Ronald, brother Karl, sisters Susan Mason and Nancy Johnson, and nine grandchildren. Celebration of life: noon Saturday at Punaluu Beach Park. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Virginia Bautista

Posted On February 7th, 2014 -

Jan. 4, 2014
Virginia “Belin” Bautista, 71, of Ewa Beach, a retired Bank of Hawaii customer service representative, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Philip M.J. and Marc Acierto, brother Gary, companion Reginald “Reggie” Fallau and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Nicolas Mifa Octubre

Posted On February 7th, 2014 -

Jan. 9, 2014
Nicolas Mifa Octubre, 106, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. He was born in Balaoan, La Union, Philippines. He is survived by daughter Florence Ologani, brother Marcelino, sister Eduarda Navalta, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Terry Masaji Toguchi

Posted On February 7th, 2014 -

Jan. 23, 2014
Terry Masaji Toguchi, 66, of Aiea, a retired Ideal Properties Inc. Realtor and an Air Force veteran, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Pamela N., son Todd M., daughters Shelli M. Toguchi-Hadley and Kristi M. Toguchi, brother Ronald M., sister Linda K. Hatori and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Yue Ching Chen

Posted On February 7th, 2014 -

Jan. 22, 2014
Yue Ching “Petra” Chen, 61, of Honolulu, a Hawaii Pacific University professor, died in Hale Malamalama. She was born in Taiwan. She is survived by companion James B. Madsen. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Mystical Rose Oratory. Mass: 6 p.m. Private scattering of ashes.

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Peter Petersen Sr.

Posted On February 7th, 2014 -

Jan. 29, 2014
Peter Petersen Sr., 83, of Hilo, a retired Navy chief petty officer and U.S. Department of Defense supply officer, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in the Bronx, N.Y. He is survived by sons Jason and Peter Jr.; daughters Susan Encabo, Joana Petersen and Cathlene Reinold; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Richard Mark Totman

Posted On February 7th, 2014 -

Jan. 19, 2014
Richard Mark Totman, also known as “Lefty” and “Haole,” 78, of Ainaloa, Hawaii, a retired Honolulu city refuse truck driver, former commander for Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3830 Pahoa and a veteran of the Air Force and Marine Corps Reserve, died at home. He was born in Benton, Maine. He is survived by wife Remedios; sons Lonnie, Michael and Steven Wilson, and Nathan and Patrick Totman; daughters Mae Clifford and Bernadette Souza; stepson Zachary Floresca; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Sunday at Depot Beach, Nanakuli. Committal services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Contact family for more information at 358-1097. Additional service information for an obituary published Thursday.

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Gary Ken Fukuhara

Posted On February 7th, 2014 -

Jan. 28, 2014
Gary Ken “Tiger” Fukuhara, 59, of Mililani, a real estate broker and author, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Tucson, Ariz. He is survived by wife Jenny Y. Nomura and father Kenjo. Visitation: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Agustin M. Pili

Posted On February 7th, 2014 -

Jan. 31, 2014
Agustin M. Pili, 80, of Ewa Beach, a retired Navy disbursing clerk first class, died in Pali Momi MedicalCenter. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Fortunata M.; son Art; daughters Asther “Lynn” Kau and Arlene M.P. Higashionna; sisters Segundina Mendoza, Marcela Cruz and Valentina Hidalgo; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Philomena Catholic Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Gail Naomi Tsuruda

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Jan. 19, 2014
Gail Naomi Tsuruda, 61, of Kaneohe, a retired state research statistician, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Alvin M. and daughter Alix Y. Private services.

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Leyan Kalehuamakanoe Jarra

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Jan. 21, 2014
Leyan Kalehuamakanoe Jarra, 2, of Honolulu will be remembered in services 6 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. She died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Ryan Jarra and Ashley Arlantico, sister Alana A., grandparents Tammy K. Romano and Donovan K. Arlantico, and great-grandparents Rose C. Lunasco, Philip Asuncion and Donald J. O’Brien. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday. Casual attire.

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Bernabe Quipotla

Posted On February 7th, 2014 -

Jan. 12, 2014
Bernabe “Ben” Quipotla, 91, of Makawao, Maui, died in Makawao. He was born in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by sons Santos, James I. and Abraham; daughters Yolanda Harris, Gail Lincoln and Cindy Akana; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Updated service information for an obituary published Jan. 15.

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