Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

Alohalinda “Linda” Villanueva Tongg

Posted On August 12th, 2018 -

 Alohalinda Alohalinda "Linda" Villanueva Tongg passed away on July 11, 2018 after a courageous three-year battle with cancer. Born on Oct. 13, 1933 in Honolulu to the late Norberto C. and Adela (Perez) Villanueva. She graduated from Sacred Hearts Academy in 1951 and the University of Hawaii, Manoa. After graduation, she began her career as a grade school teacher. Linda taught for many years at Ka'iulani Elementary School. She also met many lifelong friends through her business. A dear friend described her this way: Linda was a beauty in every sense, but it was her inner beauty, grace and charm that could light up a room! She's left us a rich legacy and template for living life fully and well - an amazing role model who loved and was loved and admired by so many for all she did and was! She is sadly missed by her son, Russ Tongg, daughter, Kathy and son in law, Ed Felipe, only grandson, Tyler Felipe, sister, Luvi Lewis, niece, Solana and husband Jon Olsen, grand nieces, Raya and Jonnie Olsen. A celebration of her life will be held on August 18, 2018 at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Visitation 10:00 a.m. Service 11:00 a.m. Private burial to follow. Arrangements Provided By: Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

Petra “Petty” Peralta Bagcal

Posted On August 12th, 2018 -

PETRA "PETTY" PERALTA BAGCAL 78, of Waipahu, passed away peacefully on June 25, 2018 in Pali Momi Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines to the late Pascual Dy Peralta and the late Maxima Acebo Peralta. She was preceded in death by her husband of 27 years, the late Joven Arucan Bagcal. She is survived by her brothers, Rufino (Lina) Peralta, Amador (Carolina) Peralta, Benjamin (Florence) Peralta; brother-in-law, Felizardo Galicinao; sisters, Tessie (Marcelo) Acojido, Rita Ranches, Rosie (Rosendo) Ruiz, Marissa (Dennis) Sagucio, Elsie (Mel) Ramirez, Mila (Glenn) Gomes and many nephews and nieces and other relatives. Wake visitation will be 6:00PM Wednesday, August 15 at Mililani Memorial Park Mauka Chapel followed by services at 6:30PM. Visitation will be 8:30AM on Thursday, August 16 at Saint Joseph Catholic Church in Waipahu followed by mass at 9:30AM and burial at 11:00AM at Mililani Memorial Park Cemetery.

Angelita Cayode Corcino, “Angie”

Posted On August 12th, 2018 -

Corcino, 74, passed away on July 28, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. She is survived by husband, Lucio S. Corcino, sons, Martin, Mario, Joseph, and Michael; daughters, Ana Marie Labayog, Patty Corcino, and LaReina Alderton; 8 grand- children and 2 great-grandchildren, brothers, Alfredo, Daniel, David and Robert Queyquep; sisters, Irmina Webster, Maria Rosa Dickey and Yoly Decorte. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday, August 18, 2018, at St. John the Baptist Church. Mass 11 a.m. Arrangements Provided By: Leeward Funeral Home

INGA DOUGHERTY

Posted On August 12th, 2018 -

INGA DOUGHERTYDied on July 30th in her home in Kailua. Inga was born Ingeborg Missling in Berlin, Germany in 1934. She persevered when her city was bombed in World War II and had fond memories of American soldiers feeding children after they had occupied her sector of the city. In her twenties she modeled and met her first husband, American Army officer Joseph Dougherty. She moved to the USA to start a family, learn the language and to become American. They moved to Hawaii in 1969. Several years later, Inga became a Realtor and through hard work became very successful. She had a long career and was fortunate to make many friends along the way. She married John Medlock in 2004. Inga was an animal lover and a true pal to many neighborhood animals, and devoted to her beloved dog Bear. She was always learning. A glass of wine and good discussions about science, politics and the world around her kept her challenged and interested. Her passion for her work persisted and she closed her last home sale the month before she passed. Her children and grandchildren benefited from her unending support and encouragement. She will truly be missed. A special thanks to her husband John for his tireless care and dedication to her. She is survived by her husband John Medlock, sons Tom Dougherty (Julie) and Michael Dougherty and daughter Tina Shaffer. She is also survived by seven grand- children and five great-grand- children in the USA plus three nieces and nephews in the USA and six in Germany. Her celebration of life "Open House" will be held on August 15th from 4-7 pm at the Bluestone pool area. No flowers please. Any donations can by made to K9 Kokua or the Hawaiian Humane Society in her name.

Harry K Sonoda Jr.

Posted On August 12th, 2018 -

75, of Kaneohe, died July 12, 2018. Born in Honolulu. Proprietor of Sonoda Masonry. Beloved patriarch & friend. Predeceased by wife Moana, & brothers Lippy & Noah, he is survived by daughters Gemmi, Brandy, & Sherry; 8 grandchildren; 6 great- grandchildren; brothers Makapu, Mervin, & Tiny; & sisters Ruthie, Alice, & Pinky. Visitation from 5pm on Saturday, August 18, at Island Family Christian Church in Salt Lake; service at 6pm.

Kanoelani Lopez

Posted On August 12th, 2018 -

Kanoelani LopezSeptember 12, 1981 - June 15, 2018 Kanoelani "Noe" Lopez, 36, of Ewa Beach, went to be with her Heavenly Father on June 15, 2018. Noe was born in Honolulu raised in Waipahu and graduated from Waipahu High School in 1999. Kanoelani was an avid hiker who loved connecting with nature and pursued her dreams of being an entrepreneur by establishing her own business, Images by Kanoelani Photography. She really enjoyed spending every opportunity relaxing at the beach with her family and was a devoted mother, wife, daughter, and sister. She is survived by husband, Manuel; sons: Kristian, Mekhi; daughter, Rhianna; father, Clement Lopez, mother, Noreen; brothers: Kainoa (Olelo) Lopez and Keoni (Yuki) Lopez and grandmother, Rhoda Lopez. Visitation: 9:00 a.m.; Memorial Service: 10:30 a.m. Monday, August 13, 2018 at Mililani Mortuary, Mauka Chapel Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park ~ Casual/Aloha attire. Flowers are welcome ~

Roy Roichi Kunihisa

Posted On August 12th, 2018 -

91, of Aiea, an Army veteran and retired owner of Bn'R Hardware & Garden, passed away on July 24, 2018 at Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by his wife, Hatsue; sons, Glenn (Marian) and Wane (Renee); daughter, Shelley (Glenn) Miyasato; sister, Jane Kubo; and by six grand- children and five great-grand- children. Private services were held. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

Amy Sueko Nakagawa

Posted On August 12th, 2018 -

66, of Kaneohe, a retired resource teacher for the Department of Education, Windward District, passed away on June 24, 2018 at Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by her husband, Wayne; son, Brandon (Lori); daughter, Alyson (Nicholas) Wachi; sisters, Carol (Harry) Youngquist and Irene (Mike) Sakoda; and by grandson, Tristan Nakagawa. Visitation is at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 19, 2018, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. The service begins at 4:00 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

Collette Chung Bento

Posted On August 12th, 2018 -

65, of Honolulu passed away July 7, 2018. She was raised in Kaimuki and worked at United Airlines for 17 years as a reservation agent. She is survived by her husband Carl; daughter Kamele (Keanu); brother Glenn (Charlene); (5) nieces and (8) nephews. Services will be held at Kamehameha Schools Bishop Memorial Chapel on Sunday, August 19, 2018. Visitation will begin at 3pm. Services at 4 pm, followed by Fellowship at 5pm. Tropical or Hawaiian flowers only. Aloha Attire. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

Roy Mikio Urakawa

Posted On August 12th, 2018 -

Roy Mikio Urakawa86, of Honolulu, passed away on July 23, 2018. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, he was a retired Police Sergeant at the Honolulu Police Department. He is survived by daughters, Renee (Dean) Shoji and Mona (John Zarem) Urakawa; grandson Rane (Rie) Shoji; great- granddaughter, Matehya Shoji; sister Violet Sano, sister-in-law, Eleanor Urakawa. Predeceased by wife, Kitty Urakawa; brother, Richard Urakawa; and sister, Lillian Tasaka. Visitation from 3:00 p.m. Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin; service 4:00 p.m. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

Ikuto Taketa

Posted On August 12th, 2018 -

Ikuto TaketaIkuto Taketa passed away peacefully in Honolulu on July 13, 2018. He was born on December 7, 1928 on Waimea, Kauai, the fourth child of Kazuto and Kimiko Taketa. He was a proud graduate of Waimea High School and University of Hawaii and, along with his wife Gladys, was the co-founder and owner of HISCO, Ltd. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Gladys (Sugiyama), brother Charles Fumito Taketa and sisters Mae Mizue Yamashiro (Andy) and Anne Sonoe Matsuoka (Pete). He is survived by his sisters Carolyn Chiye Funai (Masaru), Jane Kinue Kubota (Mitsuru), daughter Carey (Wayne Clatte), son Kelvin (Janice), grandchildren Cris Clatte (Erminia), Kanoa and Keani Taketa and great-grand- daughter Eva Clatte. Private services were held in Honolulu. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

Robert “Kawai” L.K. Cooper, Jr.

Posted On August 12th, 2018 -

Robert Born April 7, 1963 in Honolulu, passed away July 18, 2018 in California. Graduate of Saint Louis School c/o 1981. Service Manager of ALSCO Linen and Uniform Rental Services, employed there for 40 years. Preceded in death by parents Robert L.K Cooper, Sr. & Elizabeth Alencastre. He is survived by wife Sonia Herbias Cooper; sons: Jarrett "Kekoa" Cummings, Jeffrey "Kaina" Cummings II, Dominic Seronio; daughters: Chantelle Cummings, Shana Seronio, Amanda Cooper & hundreds of nieces, nephews & cousins. Visitation: 10:30 a.m.; Service: 11:30 a.m., on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Borthwick Mortuary, Maunakea Chapel.

Arnold Kauanaulu Pahinui

Posted On August 12th, 2018 -

Arnold Kauanaulu PahinuiAge 80, of Waianae, passed away on June 30, 2018. He was born on September 1, 1937, in Honolulu. He attended McKinley High School. Worked for various trucking company, Mid-Pac Trucking, Hawaii Dredging and finally retiring from Grace Pacific, in January 2000. After retiring from Grace Pacific, he work at St. Rita - Nanakuli as the yard person. Where family and friends would see him working in the yard and honk their horn to say hello. He was affectionately known as "Unko Arnold" to his many nieces and nephews. He always welcomed anyone to his home to watch UH Warriors football games. His favorite NFL team was the San Francisco Forty-Niner's. He was an avid sports fan. He loved playing games, Chess, Dominoes, but especially card games "Paiute" and Poker, there was Poker Night on Saturday's at his home. He is survived by his children: Helen "Mele" Ahuna, Charles N. Ahuna, Abraham "Abe" Leedy, and Joseph "Napua" Ahuna. 12 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, numerous Nieces and Nephews! Services will be held: Saturday, August 18, 2018 at St. Rita Catholic Church, Nanakuli. Visitation 9:00-10:30 am, Service @ 11:00 a.m. Burial, August 23rd @ 1:00 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements Provided By: Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

Carl Robert Anderson

Posted On August 12th, 2018 -

Aged 90 of Kailua, Hawaii, died July 18, 2018 at home. Born in Sweden, April 9, 1928. Carl spent his childhood in Miles City, Montana enjoying tennis, cars, carpentry, hunting and fishing. He spent 7 years on the east coast after obtaining a degree in chemical engineering. He relocated to the west coast where he met Yvonne, his wife of nearly 60 years. Moving to Hawaii in 1968, Carl founded Island Instant Printing Centers and Ampaco. He had a passion for golf and could be seen regularly at Mid-Pac Country Club golfing well into his 89th year. On Sundays he was always found at worship. He left a legacy of hard work, faith in God and many meaningful personal and business relationships. Always showing up with a confident, outgoing attitude, bright smile and greetings for all, he positively impacted many lives. Survived by wife, Yvonne Anderson, daughters, Wendy Saito and Kristy Anderson, grandsons, Carl and Anthony Saito, their wives, Nina and Alyssa, granddaughter, Summer Anderson, and five great- grandchildren. Carl was known as everyone's favorite "Uncle Mickey" to his extended Montana family which includes four nieces, a nephew and all their offspring. Memorial services will be held on August 25, 2018 at St. John Lutheran Church, 1004 Kailua Road, beginning at 11:30 am and followed by a celebration of life luncheon. In lieu of flowers, donations made to the American Cancer Society or St. John's are welcomed. Arrangements Provided By: Ultimate Cremation Services LLC

Josephine Theresa Armstrong

Posted On August 11th, 2018 -

Josephine Theresa ArmstrongAge 85, of Honolulu passed away peacefully in her home on July 28, 2018. She was born in Santa Ana California on March 13, 1933. She is survived by her husband Colonel Richard F. (USMC- Ret.), sons Colonel Timothy T. (USMC-Ret), John R., Frederick T., daughter Mary Jennifer Bunyan, and six grand- children: Richard, Mark, Christina, Catherine, Noah, and Maria. Jo was a caring and humorous individual, an avid bridge player among the Marine Corps Community, an artist, and a caring mother and grandmother. She will truly be missed by all. Services will be held at Holy Trinity Catholic Church on Friday September 14 at 10:00 am. Inurnment will be private at Punchbowl National Cemetery.

CONSTANCIA “CONNIE” PATENIO RAMOS

Posted On August 10th, 2018 -

86, of Fairfield, CA, passed away in Vallejo, CA on Friday, June 29, 2018. She was born on September 19, 1931 in Wahiawa, HI. Daughter of Graciano Patenio and Tomasa Eslaba. She is preceded in death by husband, Antonio "Tony" Ramos of The Tony Ramos KAJUKENBO martial arts organization and Matriarch and carried a 5th degree Black belt. She is survived by sisters: Claudia Castillo - Calif., Juanita Natividad - Hawaii, Josephine Peralto - Calif.; children: Anthony Ramos - Calif., Christopher Ramos - Hawaii, Lester Ramos- Calif., Conrad Ramos - Hawaii, Leah Amiccuci - Calif., Arnessa Iranon - Hawaii; 16 grand- children; 23 great-grandchildren. Services will be held at 11:00 am on August 14, 2018 at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 1403 California Ave., Wahiawa, Hi. Burial: 2:00pm at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, 95-349 Kamehameha Hwy., Kaneohe. Reception at 4pm-8pm at He'eia State Park Banquet Hall, Kaneohe.

Yoshikazu Iko

Posted On August 10th, 2018 -

99, of Mililani, formerly of Hilo, passed away Friday, July 6, 2018 in Pearl City. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. Private services held. No koden. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

George “Rocky” Mamoru Tanna

Posted On August 10th, 2018 -

96, died in Honolulu on July 9, 2018. He was born in Honolulu on September 21, 1921. A retired carpenter, Rocky served in the Army 442 Regimental Combat Team/ 522 Field Artillery B Company. Survived by son Dean (Linda) Tanna, daughter Susan (Damon) Masaki. Grandchildren Matthew (Myhanh) Masaki, Samantha Masaki. Great-grandchildren Noah and Emma Masaki. Predeceased by wife Leatrice Tanna. Visitation at 3:00 PM on Saturday, August 18, 2018. Services at 4:00pm Hosoi Mortuary. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

Cindy “Kekau” Kalima

Posted On August 9th, 2018 -

60, of Kaneohe, Hawaii died on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at Liliha Care Center. She was born on January 6, 1958 in Hilo, Hawaii. She was a member of the Kaneohe South Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. Visitation will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. on Monday (August 13, 2018) at the Waiakea Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses 2629 Kilauea Avenue, Hilo. Memorial Service at 6 p.m. Casual attire. Survived by brothers; Shayne (Becky) Kalima of Fullwrton, California, Kermitt (Faith) Kalima of Kaneohe, Oahu Butch (Kelly) Kalima of Hilo; sister Punett (Dennis) Maeda of Hilo; nieces and nephews. Arrangements Provided By: Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary LLC

Karllton Kalani Gorai

Posted On August 8th, 2018 -

Karllton Kalani GoraiAge 60, of Kahaluu, Hawaii passed away on June 15, 2018. Born in Honolulu on November 14, 1957. He graduated from Castle High School in 1975. He was a bus driver for the City & County of Honolulu TheBus (MTL) and served in the Hawaii Army National Guard. He was an avid fisherman and a floral designer and wholesaler. Karllton is survived by his parents Lorraine and Cinton Gorai, son Karllton Kalani (Yukari) Gorai, Jr., daughters Karllyn and Karillyn Gorai, brother Kanahele (Lisa) Gorai. Preceded by his brother Kevin (Erin) Gorai; sister Kahealani Gorai; grandchildren, Kailani Gorai, Denick and Sharilyn Gamiao, Kohana and Konomi Gorai; great- grandchild, Sakaiya Gorai-Espindola; his former wife Marilyn Mila Gorai Valderama and his Nieces and Nephews. Visitation will be at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 11, 2018, at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services to start at 11:30 a.m. with burial to follow at 2:00 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements Provided By: Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

Wayne Kenji Matsumoto

Posted On August 8th, 2018 -

75, of Aiea passed away on July 13, 2018. Born in Honolulu and raised in Waianae, he was the owner of Waianae Plumbing Company. A loving husband, father and grandfather, he enjoyed traveling to the mainland to visit his family. A member of Waialae Country Club, he was an avid golfer. He is survived by wife Gloria; daughters Shelley Dickinson (Steven) and Julie (Michael Townsend); brothers Craig and Steve (Patricia); sister Jean; 3 grandchildren and 2 step-grandchildren. Visitation at 5pm on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services will be held at 6pm. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

Steven “Steve” Kunio Muramoto

Posted On August 8th, 2018 -

Steven Passed away on July 4, 2018 at Queen's Medical Center. Born in Honolulu, he attended Star of the Sea School, graduated from St. Louis High School '65 and attended Univ. of Hawaii-Manoa. At 71, he was a Senior Construction Inspector for SSFM International, retired from the State of Hawaii Dept. of Transportation Highways Division; previously worked for the Harbors Division assigned to the Big Island. Steven loved and cared for his family, friends and coworkers. He enjoyed all the ocean had to offer especially when on the "Cheryl N." He gratefully travelled the islands on hunts; yet "the greens" were great times, too...almost as great as his Las Vegas jaunts! At family gatherings, job site, company or golf tournament cookouts, Steve was The Chef! Born to and raised by parents, the late Harold Hiroshi and the late Setsuko Muramoto, Steven is survived by wife, Judy; sons, Thane and Tyler; siblings, Florence (the late Raymond "Shagg") Tarasawa, Lawrence (Kay) Muramoto and Eloise (Donald) Killgore; uncle, Richard (the late Hiroko) Iwamoto; aunt, Doris (the late Michio) Harada; nieces, nephews and cousins. He will also be remembered by the late Nobushige & Masako Nakasone's ohana. He was a member of Jikoen Hongwanji Mission, Yomitan Club and a lifetime member of the St. Louis Alumni Association. Visitation is from 3:00pm, service at 4:00pm on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Aloha attire. No flowers. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

Janet Ah Ting Chu

Posted On August 8th, 2018 -

95, of Honolulu, passed away on July 12, 2018. Born in Kona, she was a self-employed hair stylist dba Jan's Barber Salon. Preceded in death by husband, Jack and sister, Frances Yamashita, she is survived by her sisters, Hazel Akona, Winifred Robinson, Ginger (Franklin) Wong, Joyce Low and Violet Chow and her nieces and nephews. Visitation from 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service at 10:00 a.m. Committal service and burial at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery to follow. No monetary gifts, please. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

RANDALL OWEN OSHIRO

Posted On August 8th, 2018 -

RANDALL OWEN OSHIRONovember 25,1952 - August 08, 2014 A great love, father, grandfather and worker. A Hui Hou, Zan, Marissa, Kim, Michael and everyone else whose lives you touched.

Gladys Asaka Murakami

Posted On August 8th, 2018 -

Gladys Asaka Murakami95, of Honolulu, passed away on July 8, 2018. Born in Honolulu, she was a homemaker and winner in the Honolulu Advertiser's "Hawaii Moms of the Year" in the early 2000's. Preceded in death by husband, Henry Takao Murakami, she is survived by her daughters Lynn (Clayton Akatsuka) Murakami-Akatsuka, Gale (Ken) Shoda and June Murakami; brother, Harry (Nancy) Tomita; sister, Grace Kogami; grandchildren, Carrie (Duncan Sutherland) Shoda-Sutherland, Jeremy Shoda, Neal (Kyle) Adolph Akatsuka, and Christopher Akatsuka; great-grandchildren, Aubrey, Griffin and Sabrina Sutherland; nieces and nephews. Visitation from 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, August 12, 2018, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 12:00 noon. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

DEANNE KAMAILE NORTON

Posted On August 8th, 2018 -

DEANNE KAMAILE NORTONAge 80, of Mililani, passed away on July 31, 2018 in Waipahu. She was born on January 24, 1938 in Maui. She is survived by her children, Kawika Lum Ho, Stacey (Anthony) Pagud, Keith Norton, Freddie (Tammy) Norton; grandchildren, Kamealoha Lum Ho, Hollie-Jean Lum Ho, Taylee Lum Ho, Marissa Pagud, Ciera Pagud, Kira Keala Norton, Ateisha Norton, Keola Norton; great-grandchild, Kamaehu Pagud; siblings, Karen (Royal) Vida, Obed Lum Ho, Jr. Visitation from 9:30am on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services at 10:30am. Casual attire. Arrangements Provided By: Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary LLC

Ethel Teruko Leiroselani Mau

Posted On August 8th, 2018 -

Born May 19, 1945 in Honolulu, Hi, has passed away on July 29, 2018 at the age of 73. She is survived by 2 sons Michael (Lisa and Makoa) and Daniel (Dayna and Maya) and 2 daughters Michelle (Gerald and Makana) and Cynthia (Ken, Timothy, Tyffani-Chantel, Tia-Noelle, and Isis-Jade). Celebration of life on Friday Aug. 10th from 10 am - 1:30 pm at Oahu Veteran's Center. Arrangements Provided By: Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary LLC

Jasmine N. Badua

Posted On August 8th, 2018 -

JASMINE N. BADUA Born June 5, 1983 in Honolulu, died July 16, 2018 in Honolulu. She is survived by mother, Diana Badua; Sisters, Nadia (Sean) Kaley and Kayla (Braden) Rapozo; Grandmother, Christel Hepa; Girlfriend, Julie Anne Ruiz. Nephews, Leo and Roczen; Niece, Nai`a; Aunts, uncles, cousins. Service: Sunday, August 12, 2018 at Brothwick Mortuary, Mauka Chapel. Visitation 10:00am; Service 11:00am.

Tracy Hikaru Ballesteros

Posted On August 8th, 2018 -

54, of Waipahu, passed away on July 25, 2018, in Pali Momi Medical Center. Born in Honolulu, he was a warehouseman for Webco. Tracy is survived by his parents, Anthony and Tomiko Ballesteros; sister, Trixie (Clarence) Jenks; companion, Miriam Galzote and her daughter, Rasela Vili. Visitation from 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service at 6:00 p.m. Aloha attire. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

John Sigmund Sax, II

Posted On August 8th, 2018 -

John Sigmund Sax, IIJohn Sigmund Sax, II, age 76 of Wahiawa, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 23, 2018, at his home after a long illness. He was born in Los Angeles, California, on September 6, 1941, the only child of Ruth and Leland Sax. He spent most of his young life in Utah and California before moving to Hawaii after serving four years in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a longtime member of the Local 368-Hawaii, Laborers Union of North America. His favorite job was setting the dynamite during construction of the H-3 tunnel. Prior to his retirement in 1999 he was an instructor at the Laborer's Training School. He loved the ocean, hiking the mountains and off-roading, and staying informed about world affairs thru the internet. He was a stickler for the truth and had a wry sense of humor. He loved to argue politics and insisted that others think for themselves rather than follow the crowd. His family meant everything to him. He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Patricia Sax; children: Lisa (Kaulani) Morris, John Jr. (Lucy), Jana Sax, Brandy (Danny) Nakamura, Verlene Ferriman-Pavao, Jonathan Ferriman, William Maynard, Rory-Anne Maynard, and Leilani Sax; grandchildren: Jordan, Jon, Kayla, Nolan, Jessica, Erica, Kainalu, Gavyn and Mason; great grandchildren: Cherish, Trevis, and Kyrie. His ashes will be scattered at sea in a private ceremony. ~ "Mi Vida Loca" ~

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