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Edward Joseph Wirtz III

Posted On December 23rd, 2015 -

Nov. 27, 2015
Edward Joseph Wirtz III, 56, of Ocean View, Hawaii, a plumber, engineer and crafter, died. He was born in St. Paul, Minn. He is survived by sons Justin and Edward J. IV, parents Nancy and Edward II, brothers Martin and Joe, sisters Mary Wirtz and Margaret Kato, and four grandchildren. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Dec. 12.

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Joseph Richard Brun

Posted On December 23rd, 2015 -

Dec. 19, 2015
Joseph Richard Brun, 84, of Koloa, Kauai, a retired director for the United Public Workers Union and the state of Hawaii, and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died at home. He was born in Eleele, Kauai. He is survived by wife Martina “Tina”; sons Peter and Paul; daughters Polly Lee, Penny Vess and Patti “Peejay” Brun; sisters Beatrice Canno and Margaret Routt; six grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and 14 step-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Jan. 2 at St. Raphael Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery.

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Frances Bernadette Yoza

Posted On December 23rd, 2015 -

Nov. 22, 2015
Frances Bernadette Yoza, 66, of Waipahu, a Hawaii Pacific Health employee, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Leonard; sons Joseph, Craig and Robert; mother Marjorie Perreira; sisters Jeanette Naeole, Sharon Chang, JoAnn Raposa and Donna Baqui; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Caroline K. Kaui Chan

Posted On December 23rd, 2015 -

Dec. 3, 2015
Caroline K. Kaui “Carol” Chan, 81, of Waipahu, a retired U.S. Postal Service clerk and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Waipahu. She was born in Kalapana, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Richard Sr.; son Ralph Kaui; daughters Leona Leialoha and Renee Rillon; stepsons Richard Jr., Douglas and Edwin; stepdaughters Lani, Barbara and Allison; sister Leiffie Ha’o; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Celebration of life: noon Jan. 9 at Puhi Bay, Keaukaha, Hawaii.

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Yoshiaki Daikoku

Posted On December 23rd, 2015 -

Dec. 5, 2015
Yoshiaki Daikoku, 80, of Kailua, a retired employee of COMSAT and Lockheed Martin, and an Air Force veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Koolaupoko. He is survived by wife Naomi M.; son Ivan K.; daughters Doreen D. Seabury, Lynette K. Daikoku Pang and Heidi N.D. Amantiad; sisters Jane H. Kubota and Flora T. Watanabe; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Inurnment: 11 a.m. Jan. 5 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Angel Blas Felipe Sr.

Posted On December 23rd, 2015 -

Nov. 27, 2015
Angel Blas Felipe Sr., 89, of Mili- lani died in Aiea. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Dominga; sons Constante, Ronnie, Angel Jr. and Jessie; daughter Grace Halsey; sister Patricia Aguilar; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Joanna Hall

Posted On December 23rd, 2015 -

Dec. 16, 2015
Joanna Hall, 63, of Kihei, Maui, a teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by brothers Chuck and Arthur. Private services.

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Doris Yuriko Inatsuka

Posted On December 23rd, 2015 -

Dec. 4, 2015
Doris Yuriko Inatsuka, 84, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Jay, daughter Lori Chen and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Masaru Hirano

Posted On December 22nd, 2015 -

Oct. 30, 2015
Masaru Hirano, 91, of Waipahu, a retired shop planner and electrician at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died in Kapolei. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Reiko, daughters June Hirano and Kay Ro, brother Melvin “Toshi,” sister Ethel “Sachi” Kato and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Lynn Reiko Kikawa

Posted On December 22nd, 2015 -

Nov. 25, 2015
Lynn Reiko Kikawa, 64, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Ronald H., daughter Lindsay R. Yoshiki and sister Darlene A. Okimoto. Private services. Condolences: diamondhead mortuary.net.

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Irmgard Kogachi

Posted On December 22nd, 2015 -

Nov. 23, 2015
Irmgard Kogachi, 87, of Kaneohe, a retired Oahu Country Club waitress, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Frankfurt, Germany. She is survived by husband Richard “Yuzo,” son Harry, daughters Evelyn Hayashi and Carol Salcedo, eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Valley of the Temples chapel. Service: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at the cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: hawaiianmemorial parkmortuary.com.

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Corey Noburo Jian Kiang Lock

Posted On December 22nd, 2015 -

Dec. 4, 2015
Corey Noburo Jian Kiang Lock, 27, of Aiea, a North Star Scientific Corp. employee and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Alfred “Al” and Sharon, brother Collin, sister Megan and grandmother Anne Domai. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Eulogy: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Masaichi Matsushima

Posted On December 22nd, 2015 -

Dec. 7, 2015
Masaichi Matsushima, 87, of Honolulu, a retired McCabe Hamilton & Renny stevedore and an Army veteran, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by wife Helen C., son Brian Y. and brother Tadao. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Service: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Teresita Reyes Peregrino

Posted On December 22nd, 2015 -

Dec. 4, 2015
Teresita Reyes Peregrino, 60, of Paauilo, Hawaii, a Honokaa Macadamia Nut Co. employee, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Manila. She is survived by husband Pancho; son Christian; father Manuel Reyes; brothers Johnny and Ramil Reyes; sisters Charito and Rowena Angeles, and Angie Reyes; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa. Service: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Dec. 29 at the church. Mass: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Leonard Lenoa Piimanu

Posted On December 22nd, 2015 -

Nov. 28, 2015
Leonard Lenoa Piimanu, 87, of Kapolei, retired owner of Tradewind Taxi and an Army veteran, died in Kapolei. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Beverly; daughters Dara Tuitama, and Lorene, Leona and Dawn Piimanu; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Service: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialpark mortuary.com.

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Masayuki Sugikawa

Posted On December 22nd, 2015 -

Dec. 8, 2015
Masayuki Sugikawa, 93, of Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, a retired Hamakua Sugar Co. mechanic, died in Pohai Malama. He was born in Papaaloa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Emiko, sons Wane and Jed, sisters Patsy Yano and Sue Hayakawa, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Charles Azevedo Sr.

Posted On December 22nd, 2015 -

Nov. 20, 2015
Charles Azevedo Sr., 93, of Kaneohe, a retired employee of the federal civil service and Verizon, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Charles Jr. and Mark, daughter Gwen Goodwill, sister Marie Lewis, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Maria Lourdes Tigno Fermantez

Posted On December 22nd, 2015 -

Dec. 3, 2015
Maria Lourdes Tigno Fermantez, 68, of Waipahu, a retired Freeman Guards employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lingayen, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by brothers Rodolfo, Jesus, Theodore, Eduardo and Benjamin Tigno. Private services.

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Evelyn Pualani Frisbee

Posted On December 22nd, 2015 -

Dec. 12, 2015
Evelyn Pualani Frisbee, 74, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Lanai City. She is survived by sons Jack, Frank, Peter, Roy, Jed and Lava; 12 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Sand Island “Regulars” surf spot. Scattering of ashes at noon. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Richard Kane

Posted On December 21st, 2015 -

Dec. 8, 2015
Richard “Dickie” Kane, 80, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired heavy equipment and crane operator for Bill’s Crane Service on Oahu, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mary “Auntie Holo”; daughters Charmaine Lindsey, Kuulei M. Kane and Dolly Ann “Sweetheart” Laimana; son Nelson; hanai daughters Mary Meafou-Quintal and Santini Tauanuu; hanai son Alisa “Lucky” Meafou; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. No services.

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Yoshimi Matsunaka

Posted On December 21st, 2015 -

Dec. 15, 2015
Yoshimi Matsunaka, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Servco Pacific appliance repairman and an Army veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by son Derek K.; daughter Colleen Tsuchida; sisters Haruko Hayashi, Elsie Otani, Janice Okamoto and Kay Koyama; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Linda Yaeko Mizumoto

Posted On December 21st, 2015 -

Nov. 2, 2015
Linda Yaeko Mizumoto, 87, of Waipahu, a retired Del Monte cannery worker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by daughter Lynn Kitaoka, brother Henry Oshiro, sister Mabel Mitsuyasu, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Eleanor Yin Yit Pakele

Posted On December 21st, 2015 -

Nov. 20, 2015
Eleanor Yin Yit Pakele, 89, of Honolulu, a retired federal civil service employee, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Libert III and Cyr; daughters Eleanor Waiwaiole, Lillian Takenaka, Annette Watanabe, Irma Larson, Rachel Kruse and Cherie Moenoa; 11 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Thelma Kimie Santos

Posted On December 21st, 2015 -

Dec. 10, 2015
Thelma Kimie Santos, 85, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired food service industry worker, died in Pohai Malama. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Nelson, daughter Renee Nakagawa, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Gordon Herbert Souder

Posted On December 21st, 2015 -

Dec. 2, 2015
Gordon Herbert Souder, 85, of Pahoa, Hawaii, an orchid farm owner and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Laurel, Md. He is survived by son Steven, daughter Noriko Reeser and four grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: hawaiianmemorial parkmortuary.com.

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Doris H. Sugimoto

Posted On December 21st, 2015 -

Nov. 22, 2015
Doris H. Sugimoto, 86, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Dexter T. and sisters Alice Uyeda, Helen Takata and Eleanor Isono. Private services.

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Thomas Tatsuo Tanabe

Posted On December 21st, 2015 -

Nov. 14, 2015
Thomas Tatsuo “Tats” Tanabe, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Japan Airlines electronics technician, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Helen A., son Barry, brother Gary T., sisters Barbara Nakashima and Lorraine Dohzen, and two grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Bunny Yoke Bun Tong

Posted On December 21st, 2015 -

Nov. 27, 2015
Bunny Yoke Bun Tong, 90, of Camarillo, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, a retired civil service employee at Hickam Air Force Base and an Army veteran, died in Camarillo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Millie, son Terrence, daughter Theresa and six grandchildren. Mass to be held today at Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Interment in Camarillo. Aloha attire.

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Harumi Okimura Char

Posted On December 21st, 2015 -

Dec. 10, 2015
Harumi Okimura Char, 105, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Education teacher at Kailua Elementary School, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sister Mae S.K. Shimizu. Visitation: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Hatsumi Tsutsuse

Posted On December 21st, 2015 -

Nov. 13, 2015
Hatsumi Tsutsuse, 90, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Ahualoa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Tetsuo; son Wayne; daughters Gail Jackson and Karen Graf; sisters Judy Inokuchi, Jane Hayashi, Jean Aten, Clarice Ching and Mae Chung; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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