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Barbara Ann Merrell Graessle

Posted On June 1st, 2014 -

May 23, 2014
Barbara Ann Merrell Graessle, 88, of Kahaluu, a homemaker and a Navy Civil Engineer Corps veteran, died at home. She was born in Elwood, Ind. She is survived by son Ward, daughter Kyle, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Burial: 1 p.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the American Red Cross, Hawaii State Chapter. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Leopoldo A. Quengua Sr.

Posted On June 1st, 2014 -

April 30, 2014
Leopoldo A. “Pudin” Quengua Sr., 72, of Ewa Beach, a Hilton Hawaiian Village housekeeper and a Navy veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Violeta, sons Leopoldo Jr. and Laurence, daughters Jo-Ann Quengua-Atienza and Judy Quengua-Bondocoy, brothers Bonifacio and Precilo, and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Family services: 6:30 p.m. Prayer services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information in an obituary printed Saturday.

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Joveno Floresca

Posted On June 1st, 2014 -

May 27, 2014

Joveno “Ben” Floresca, 83, of Ewa Beach, a City and County of San Francisco retiree, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Naguilian, La Union, Philippines. He is survived by wife Remedios B.; sons Marlon, Michael, Marc and Manuel; daughters Maria L. Whiteside and Mary Ann F. Higgins; brother Eduardo N.; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Dorothy Masano Kaiura Nakamura

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May 22, 2014

Dorothy Masano Kaiura Nakamura, 91, of Pearl City, a retired seamstress with Tori Richard and Shaheen’s, died in Kapaa, Kauai. She was born on Oahu. She is survived by son Jerry, daughters Jane Kawasaki and Ruby and Judy Tamashiro, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Shirley Marie Ferreira

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May 18, 2014

Shirley Marie Ferreira, 75, of Wailuku died at home. She was born on Maui. She is survived by sons Steven, Nelson, Paul Jr., Damien and Ronald; daughters Shirley, Melanie and Terry Ferreira, and Verna Barcai; 22 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony Church, Wailuku. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.

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Paul Kaoru Mezurashi

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May 22, 2014

Paul Kaoru “Piko” Mezurashi, 78, of Kailua, a retired union representative for the United Public Workers and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Arne, daughter Markie, brothers Russell and David, and three grandchildren. Private scattering of ashes. Condolences to: Arne Mezurashi, 640 Auwai St., Kailua, HI 96734. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Sabas Aguinaldo Evangelista

Posted On June 1st, 2014 -

May 16, 2014

Sabas Aguinaldo Evangelista, 89, of Wailuku, a Wailuku Agribusiness retiree, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by son Romualdo; daughters Marina Deleja and Nelia Pasion; brother Dionisio; sisters Presentacion Martin, Jovencia Tomas and Vicenta Gaoat; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Christ the King Church, Kahului. Mass: 8 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Wailuku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Jackie McKenney

Posted On June 1st, 2014 -

May 5, 2014

Jackie McKenney, 63, of Lahaina died. She was born in Massachusetts. She is survived by sons William C. Prairie V and John Pasqueitonio. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. June 14 at the Maui Eldorado Cabanas. For more information, call Billy at 205-0900 or Toni at 205-2835. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Allen Satoru Nakashima

Posted On May 31st, 2014 -

May 9, 2014
Allen Satoru Nakashima, 82, of Honolulu, a retired quality control lab technician for Colorama Paints in Los Angeles, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers George and Walter, and sisters Edna Bonomi, Lillian Hatico and Frances Oda. Private services.

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Camilo S. Villanueva

Posted On May 31st, 2014 -

May 17, 2014
Camilo S. Villanueva, 74, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Celestina; sons Clifford, Arnel and Warren; brother Carlos; sisters Cliceria Chee, Edna Ramones and Florence Ramiro; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Hendrikus Marie Haan

Posted On May 31st, 2014 -

April 25, 2014
Hendrikus Marie Haan, 89, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a retired automotive and industrial engineer, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. He was born in Leiden, Holland. He is survived by wife Freida, sons Henry M. and Roland V., daughter Elizabeth “Lisha” Crawford and four grandchildren. Services at a later date.

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Eleanor Leimomi Akimsue Nueva

Posted On May 31st, 2014 -

May 16, 2014
Eleanor Leimomi Akimsue Nueva, 86, of Kapolei, a homemaker, died in Kapolei. She was born in Kaiele, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Albert; sons Clayton and Glen; daughters Elizabeth, Sharon, Gail, Yolanda and Bernadette; 15 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Ernest Yasuyoshi Yamane

Posted On May 31st, 2014 -

May 7, 2014
Ernest Yasuyoshi Yamane, 92, of Honolulu, retired attorney of the Law Offices of Ernest Y. Yamane, Attorney at Law, and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ae Ju and numerous children and grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Ruth Jean Hartenstein

Posted On May 31st, 2014 -

May 8, 2014
Ruth Jean Hartenstein, 90, of Honolulu, a retired schoolteacher, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Plainfield, N.J. Services: 11 a.m. June 7 at Ilikai Hotel chapel. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to charity.

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Myrtle Yukiko Oshiro

Posted On May 31st, 2014 -

May 9, 2014
Myrtle Yukiko Oshiro, 78, of Honolulu, a retired state government secretary, died. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by son Lance and sisters Fusa Adachi and Terri Uyema. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Hatsuye Yukumoto

Posted On May 31st, 2014 -

May 11, 2014
Hatsuye “Helen” Yukumoto, 98, of Kapolei, owner of Helen’s Barber Shop, died at home. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by daughters Jean T. Aurand and Jan C. Kuewa, three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Mildred Sau Yin Ho

Posted On May 31st, 2014 -

May 13, 2014
Mildred Sau Yin Ho, 84, of San Jose, Calif., died in California. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Alan; daughters Pamela Gazlay and Jocelyn Miyoshi; brothers Norman, Calvin and Kenneth Son; sister Gloria Chun; and six grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Leopoldo A. Quengua Sr.

Posted On May 31st, 2014 -

April 30, 2014
Leopoldo A. “Pudin” Quengua Sr., 72, of Ewa Beach, a Hilton Hawaiian Village housekeeper and an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Violeta, sons Leopoldo Jr. and Laurence, daughters Jo-Ann Quengua-Atienza and Judy Quengua-Bondocoy, brothers Bonifacio and Precilo, and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Family services: 6:30 p.m. Prayer services: 7:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Ewa Beach. Mass:11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Dorothea Hideko Aguigui

Posted On May 31st, 2014 -

May 8, 2014
Dorothea Hideko “Dot” Aguigui, 61, of Kapolei, a retired recreation assistant for Camp H.M. Smith, died at home. She was born on Guam. She is survived by son Richard Duenas, daughter Kristy Guzman and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 7 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Sharon Ho Kimoto

Posted On May 31st, 2014 -

May 7, 2014
Sharon Ho Kimoto, 68, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Michael, stepson Bert K. Jr., stepdaughter Cheryl Miyashiro, brother Bobby Mau, sister Shirley Lee and two step-grandchildren. Inurnment: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. No flowers.

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John Anthony Rillamas

Posted On May 31st, 2014 -

Nov. 10, 2013
John Anthony Rillamas, 57, of Wahiawa, a journeyman electrician and general contractor, died. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by sons John A. Jr., Cameron, Timothy and Ammon; daughters Nichole Wall, Ashley Setzer and Chelsea Rillamas; mother Bella Santiago-Rillamas; brothers Edwin, Michael, Julian and Keawe; sisters Julie Quiroz-Zamora, Melinda Plemer, Rita May Meatoga; companion Cheryl-Ann Kam; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 7 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Kahuku. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Scattering of ashes: 2 p.m. at Kahuku Point.

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Marilyn Helene Kaleinani Apiki

Posted On May 31st, 2014 -

April 28, 2014
Marilyn Helene Kaleinani Apiki, 81, of Honolulu, a secretary, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Sylvester “Skip” Kawelo III, and Richard M. and Stephen A. Apiki; daughter Daphne L.K. Yamamoto; sisters Frances “Pinky” Jorgensen and Joan Johnson; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Eugenie K. Lau

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May 14, 2014
Eugenie K. Lau, 91, of Honolulu, a U.S. government clerical employee, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Ronald, daughters Lydia Odo and Lorna Lau, brother Dooley Kam, sister Jennie Young, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Harold Weber Sexton

Posted On May 31st, 2014 -

May 22, 2014
Harold Weber Sexton, 96, of Honolulu, a retiree of the Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Geological Survey, died in Hale Ho Aloha Care Home. He was born in The Dalles, Ore. He is survived by wife Charlotte; son Harold C.; daughter Joan S. Reid; stepsons Robert, Ronald and Melvin Chang; stepdaughters Noelani Chang and Kaleonani Coleman; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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John William Barnes

Posted On May 31st, 2014 -

May 12, 2014
John William Barnes, 63, of Kaneohe, a retired senior electronic engineer for the Navy, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Nowata, Okla. He is survived by wife Merlyn and sisters Rebeca Barnes and Barbette Steele. Scattering of ashes: 10:30 a.m. June 7 at Kaneohe Yacht Club. Celebration of life to follow. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Fung Kwan Lau

Posted On May 31st, 2014 -

May 2, 2014
Fung Kwan Lau, 89, of Honolulu, a kitchen helper, died at home. She was born in Zhongshan, China. She is survived by sons Emilio and Esteban, daughters Carolina Fukumoto and Garlin Yoshimitsu, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. June 7 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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William Owen Stephen Jr.

Posted On May 31st, 2014 -

April 25, 2014
William Owen “Bill” Stephens Jr., 80, of Kailua-Kona, a retired glazier and an Army 52nd Airborne Division veteran, died in Life Care Center of Kona. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jolenta; son William III; daughters Star Haleamau, Sherry Stephens, Sharon Martines and Sheila Cantiberos; brothers Harvey, David and Everett; sisters June Stephens, Alma Mai and Marcel Kahue; 19 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 8 a.m. June 14 at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Honokohau Industrial Park. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Call 938-9923.

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Glenn V. Butler

Posted On May 31st, 2014 -

May 6, 2014
Glenn V. Butler, 61, of Waianae, an Army retiree and a Realtor, died in Aiea. He was born in Cleveland. He is survived by wife Louisa; sons Glenn Vernon Jr., Glenn Joseph and Elijah Noel; daughters Marchet Denise Fullum, and Jonelda D., Sarah and Elisha Butler; brothers Curtis Butler, and Lawrence and Damien Black; sisters Maria and Rochell Black; and six grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Monday at Wheeler Chapel, Wheeler Air Force Base. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Additional service information for an obituary published Thursday.

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Harry Charles Leonard

Posted On May 31st, 2014 -

May 22, 2014
Harry Charles “Chucky” Leonard, 52, of Hilo, an automotive parts clerk in Honolulu, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Forrest III and sister Margaret. Private services.

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Yoshiyuki Sumida

Posted On May 31st, 2014 -

May 25, 2014
Yoshiyuki Sumida, 96, of Pahala, Hawaii, a retired cultivation clerk for Hawaiian Agricultural Co., an Army veteran who served in the 100th Infantry Battalion Company A and F during World War II, and a recipient of the Congressional Gold Medal and Purple Heart, died. He was born in Pahala. He is survived by daughters Rena Mae Sumida Kobayashi and Mary Lou Sumida, sisters Sueko Kaneshiro and Jean Kawachi, caregivers Armando and Cathy Tabile, and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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