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George K.C. Mun

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Dec. 23, 2011
George K.C. Mun, 81, of Honolulu, a file clerk supervisor at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Technical Library and an Army veteran who served during the Korean War, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jane, daughters Sandra Wong and Linda Mun, brothers Kenneth and James, sister Ellen Hee and a grandchild. Private services.

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Thelma T. Yamane

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Dec. 30, 2011
Thelma T. Yamane, 89, of Honolulu, a retired licensed practical nurse at Straub Clinic & Hospital, died in St. Francis Hospice West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Ronald, daughter Gail, sister Gladys Takaki, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Leslie Lewis Forester

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Jan. 9, 2012
Leslie Lewis Forester, 70, of Honolulu, a business owner and Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in California. Private services.

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Hideko Muramoto

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Dec. 29, 2011
Hideko “Saieko” Muramoto, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Waialae Japanese Language School teacher, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Kobe, Japan. She is survived by sons Tom and Don, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Mitsuru Yanazawa

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Jan. 3, 2012
Mitsuru Yanazawa, 92, of Honolulu, a self-employed taxicab driver, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by son Marvin T., daughter Gail H. Nakasone, three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Dian L. Holmen

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Jan. 5, 2012
Dian L. Holmen, 46, of Mililani, an Army retiree, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Livingston, Tenn. She is survived by husband Randy, parents William Peek and Bobbie Felts, son Brandon Kinard, daughter Holli and sister Stacy Poteete. Services in California.

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Miles Chikara Muraoka

Posted On January 14th, 2012 -

Jan. 2, 2012
Miles Chikara Muraoka, 77, of Kaunakakai, a retired state Department of Education administrator, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Rose A. Yamada, sons Joel T. and Curtis K., stepsons Ashley H. and Bradley M. Yamada, brother Stanley T. and sister Edna M. Sakuda. Private services. In lieu of flowers and monetary offerings, donations suggested to support public education science programs at Waialae Public Charter School or West Hawaii Explorations Academy Public Charter School.

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Florence A. Horen

Posted On January 14th, 2012 -

Jan. 2, 2012
Florence A. “Flo” Horen, 87, of Kailua, a retired legal secretary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Philadelphia. She is survived by son Stephen Kofsky and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Wayne Mamoru Nagao

Posted On January 14th, 2012 -

Dec. 15, 2011
Wayne Mamoru Nagao, 55, of Honolulu, a self-employed contractor, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Yokohama, Japan. He is survived by mother Yoshiko and brothers Richard R. and Ronald K. Private services.

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Nepumuceno Pascual Kabigting

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Jan. 4, 2012
Nepumuceno Pascual Kabigting, also known as “Sinog” and “Nepu,” 69, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a Garden Island Shrub & Turf Care landscaper, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Martina, daughter Marie Vic Cabigting and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Jan. 21 at All Saints Episcopal Church, Kapaa. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church.

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Sylvia Leimomi Nelson

Posted On January 14th, 2012 -

Dec. 28, 2011
Sylvia Leimomi Nelson, 68, of Mililani, a homemaker, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Ricky Jr.; daughters Deanna Kaonohi, Audrey Nelson and Mary Lynn Asuncion; mother Mary Kapuniai; sister Marylyn Sciortino; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Robert G. Ahlstrom

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Dec, 19, 2011
Robert G. Ahlstrom, 80, of Honolulu died. He was born in Minnesota. He is survived by brother Wilton and sister Ruby Gatz. Services: 1 p.m. Jan. 21 at Lutheran Church of Honolulu. Casual or aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Lutheran Church of Honolulu, 1730 Punahou St., Honolulu, HI 96822.

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Lorreanne Leilani Kaleikilo

Posted On January 14th, 2012 -

Dec. 30, 2011
Lorreanne Leilani Kaleikilo, 49, of Waipahu, a foster parent, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband George; son John; parents Richard Kahawai and Louise Fujinaga; brothers Ricky, Sam, Joseph, Robert and Levi Kahawai; and sisters Louise “Weji” and Cynthia Kahawai, Renee Soriano and Rowena Aguiar. Services at a later date. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Fredrico Paul Peralta

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Oct. 11, 2011
Fredrico Paul Peralta, 77, of Sheringham, Norfolk, United Kingdom, a retired Honolulu city emergency medical technician, died in Norwich, U.K. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Jene “Taffy”; daughters Lorna and Elise; brothers Ray, Lawrence and Ernest; and sisters Charlotte, Loretta, Adeline and Mary Jane. Private services.

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William Edward Ah You

Posted On January 14th, 2012 -

Dec. 17, 2011
William Edward “Pastor Bill” Ah You, 86, of Ewa Beach, a retired minister, U.S. Postal Service carrier and Air Force veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Theresa J.; sons Ted and Gary Lee; daughters Leilani Oberbauer and Billie Ann Lairsey; stepsons Richard and Josiah Sedeno; stepdaughter Sonia Ching; sisters Dorothy Davis, Mildred Vanyi, Florence Black, Ilonian Bohlman, Evangeline Sylvester and Lenore Bay; 13 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Peggy Liebing

Posted On January 14th, 2012 -

Jan. 5, 2012
Peggy Liebing, 59, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Richard, daughters Elka Burnett and Lynette Durham, brother Tommy Tam and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Emily Ponce

Posted On January 14th, 2012 -

Jan. 1, 2012
Emily Ponce, 83, of Honolulu, a George’s Inn waitress, died in Kauai Care Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Joseph Munos and Earl Newcomb, daughters Juanita Sierra and Anna Machado, brother Manuel Munos, sister Carnation Navarro, 12 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Carlina Bautista

Posted On January 14th, 2012 -

Dec. 13, 2011
Carlina Bautista, 69, of Kualapuu, Molokai, a retired hotel employee, died. She was born in Condon, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Mary Melba Sakanoi and Mary Evelyn and Melinda Bautista; and a grandchild. Services held.

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Maria Alejandra Guira Lucas

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Jan. 3, 2012
Maria Alejandra Guira “Lola Andang” Lucas, 89, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Eduardo, Job, Wilfredo and Mario; brother Guira Lucas; sister Magadelena Santos “Pasing” Guira; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services held. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com. Additional information for an obituary published Wednesday.

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Raymond Koichi Sato

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Dec. 18, 2011
Raymond Koichi Sato, 90, of Pearl City, a retired Oahu Country Club bartender, died in Nuuanu Hale. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Betty; sons Douglas and Rodney Okai and Clifton Sato; daughter Suzanne Unangst; and seven grandchildren. Services held.

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Rolando Lamorena Callangan

Posted On January 14th, 2012 -

Jan. 7, 2012
Rolando Lamorena Callangan, 70, of Ewa Beach, a retired Navy interior communications electrician first class, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Quirino, Isabela, Philippines. He is survived by wife Elizabeth P.; sons Michael and Jeffrey; brother Emmanuel; sisters Teresita Alcaraz, Remedios Chua, Salvacion Barnum, Lilia Syfu, Lourdes Villaluna and Annie Callangan; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Church. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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John O.C. Lum

Posted On January 14th, 2012 -

Dec. 27, 2011
John O.C. Lum, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Union Oil Co. truck driver and Army veteran who served during World War II, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Jeffrey, daughters Darrylene Chun and Natalie Hansen, sister Betty Lee, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Adrienne Josephine Strauss

Posted On January 13th, 2012 -

Dec. 22, 2011
Adrienne Josephine Strauss, 82, of Honolulu, a retired educator at elementary and high schools in the Pohnpei District of the Federated States of Micronesia, and at Highlands Intermediate School and St. Andrew’s Priory in Hawaii, died in Honolulu. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by daughters Jan Carroll, Debra Burnside and Marta Richardson; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Red Cloud Indian School, Pine Ridge, SD 57770 (www.redcloudschool.org); The Pearl S. Buck Foundation, Green Hills Farm, P.O. Box 181, Perkasie, PA 18944-0181 (www.pearl-s-buck.org); St. Jude’s Ranch for Children, P.O. Box 60100, Boulder City, NV 89000-0100 (www.stjudesranch.org/about-st-judes-ranch); or a favorite charity of choice. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Joanne Marie Farden

Posted On January 13th, 2012 -

Jan. 11, 2012
Joanne Marie Farden, 84, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Dedham, Mass. She is survived by sons Alika and Damien, daughters Marcy McLay and Kahikina Schrier, and six grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Kailua. Mass: 11 a.m. Reception to follow at the church. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Miriam Motoye Tagashira

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Jan. 8, 2012
Miriam Motoye Tagashira, 74, of Pearl City, a Taiyo Inc. office manager and Department of Education cafeteria manager, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband George Y., son Eric Y., daughters Lynn T. Nakahara and Suzie Y. Renti Cruz, brothers Minoru Jr. and Herald Takehiro, sister Hiroye Niiya and five grandchildren. Visitation: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 7:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Jane Mieko Doi Goo

Posted On January 13th, 2012 -

Dec. 15, 2011
Jane Mieko Doi Goo, 84, of Wailuku, owner of Lucy Goo’s Pastry Shop, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by husband George “Buddy,” son Garrett and sister Elinor Fujinaka. Private services. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Kimiko Murayama Takahashi

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Dec. 20, 2011
Kimiko Murayama Takahashi, 79, of Ewa Beach, a retired Okoriko Japanese Restaurant supervisor, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by brother Yoshio Murayama and sisters Tatsuko Kauahi, Matsuko Matsumoto and Takeko Ishiguro. Private services.

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James Warren Baker

Posted On January 13th, 2012 -

Jan. 5, 2012
James Warren Baker, 52, of Kailua-Kona, a concrete mason and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Quincy, Mass. He is survived by wife Deborah; son Aaron; daughter Salene; father Eugene; brothers Richard and Marc Baker, and Joey and Carmen Zanghi; sister Cynthia; and a grandchild. Private services.

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Casey Matao Hayama

Posted On January 13th, 2012 -

Dec. 19, 2011
Casey Matao Hayama, 89, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Accounting and General Services district manager and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Honolulu. He was born in South Kona. He is survived by wife Naomi, sons Wesley and Dale, daughter Sandra Shimabukuro, brother Wallace S. and a grandchild. Private services.

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Rolando Tagay Vidal

Posted On January 13th, 2012 -

Jan. 7, 2012
Rolando Tagay “Lando” Vidal, 54, of Kihei, Maui, a Wailea Golf Course grounds maintenance crew employee, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Bonuan Gueset, Dagupan City, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lydia U., sons Eric and Lloyd, parents Rufino M. and Josepa T., brother Wilfredo and sisters Maria Yamashiro, Mina Rose Chan and Luz Siliado. Visitation: 6 p.m. today at St. Theresa Church. Mass: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku, Maui. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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