Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

John Harris

Posted On January 21st, 2018 -

Age 66, was born on March 22, 1951 in Honolulu and passed away on November 18, 2017. John was born to Kapua and Verlie Harris. Attended Star of the Sea and graduated from St. Louis HS and UH Manoa. He was a devoted Christian and loved serving the Lord Jesus at New Hope. Loved the sport of golf. Worked on gov't maintenance contracts and in the plumbing industry. Survived by wife, Carolyn (Lum), daughter, Nicole Chang (Eric), grand- children Ian, Ethan, Mia. Sisters Verlie Aiu, Paulette Jardine, Betty Lei Kong Kee (John), Julie Pascual and brothers, David (Peggy) and Kapua. Services at New Hope Oahu on Jan 26th at 290 Sand Island Access Rd. Visitation 5p, Service 6:30p. In lieu of wreaths, leis are welcome. Arrangements Provided By: Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary LLC

WAYNE D. LARIOSA

Posted On January 21st, 2018 -

Wayne passed away peacefully at his home in Florida on December 9, 2017. He was surrounded and supported by his loving family during the last days of his life. Wayne was born in Ewa, Hawai`i to Felipe Lariosa Sr., and Elsie Silva Barros Anguay. He served in the United States Air force and then went on to work for Hawai'i Pizza Hut. After 38 years, he retired and moved to Florida, where he lived the remainder of his life. Wayne is survived by his wife of 40 years, Diana, Four children (spouses): Judy Lariosa (Chuck), Shane Lariosa (Candice), Shantel Lariosa, and Zachary Sorenson, and his precious grandson: Junah. Wayne is also survived by his sisters: Loretta Bates, Susanna "Sue" Watanabe, Angeline "Penny" Vedder, Virginia "Ginny" Lariosa, and Myra Malek. Brothers: Richard Marchan and Gale Lariosa. He was preceded in death by sister: Judy Suzuki and brothers Thomas Anguay and Felipe Lariosa Jr. Celebration of Life for Wayne is set for January 23, 2018 at 9:00am. Services will be held at Immaculate Conception Church, 91-1298 Renton Rd., Ewa, Hawai`i, 96706.

Grace Kam Yun Lau Mokulehua

Posted On January 21st, 2018 -

96, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 23, 2017. She was predeceased by husband Stephen Mokulehua, and son Russell Mokulehua. She is survived by son Leslie (Jocelyn), daughter Laurulie "Laurie" (James) Maeda, daughter-in-law Delcie Mokulehua, grandchildren Robin Mokulehua, Thomas (Thao) Mokulehua, Jamiee & James Maeda, great-grandson Chase Mokulehua, & brother Richard Lau. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at the Ewa Community Church. Visitation begins at 9:00 a.m. Service at 10:00 a.m. Refreshments to follow. No flowers. Casual attire.

PAUL ANDREW ALLARD

Posted On January 21st, 2018 -

Paul Andrew Allard, 93, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away on Monday, January 8, 2018, at the Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 am, Tuesday, January 23 at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St, Honolulu, Hawaii 96817. Inurement will take place at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl) in Honolulu. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the charity of your choice. Paul was born March 2, 1924, in Sioux City, Iowa to Michael and Emma (Ray) Allard. During WWII, he served in the North African and the European theaters as a member of the U. S. Army Air Corp. After the war, he attended the University of Southern California earning a degree in Engineering. For most of his adult career, he worked for the U. S. Navy in Civil, Industrial, and Maintenance Engineering. Following his retirement, he worked for various construction firms throughout the Pacific. Paul was preceded in death by his first wife, Jane Marie Binford, and their daughter Susan Ray Tanabe. He is survived by his two sons, Terry Michael Allard and his wife Beverly and David Brian Allard and his wife Cindy. He is also survived by his second wife, Rosemarie Protacio, and her children, Rosa Say and her husband Kerwin, Jay Protacio and his wife Deborah, Curtis Protacio and his wife Linda, Jeffrey Protacio and his wife Renee, and Becky Lake and her husband Bob. Grand- children from his first marriage are Kyle, Grant, Devin, Brian, Kathryn, Briana, and Stephanie, plus seven great grandsons, one great-granddaughter, and one great-great-grandson. He also grandfathered Rosemarie's grandchildren: Amber, Danny, Kristi, Michelle, Zach, Ashley, Justin, Brooke, Samantha, Jessica, Jayna, plus three great grand- sons and 5 great-granddaughters.

RAYMOND “PAPA” PERALTA

Posted On January 20th, 2018 -

RAYMOND Raymond "Papa" Peralta passed away on December 3, 2017 at the age of 92. Born on Maui to Pedro and Rosalina Peralta, Raymond moved to O'ahu and graduated from Farrington High School in 1945. Ray then enlisted in Army and was assigned to the 27th Infantry Division, Lightning Occupational Forces in Japan. He was honorably discharged in 1947. Raymond worked for Honolulu Rapid Transit as a bus driver from 1948-1969. In his free time, he organized sports activities for his co-workers. This was the start of the Oahu Softball League, which is now a member of the Amateur Softball Association National Foundation. Ray served as Deputy Commissioner and Commissioner for the Oahu League. In 1969, Ray began work at Hawaiian Telephone. He enjoyed installing telephones because it meant providing people with the tools to communicate with each other. Raymond became a member of the Kalakaua Lions Club in 1970. He and Marvis enjoyed attending Lions conventions in the United States, Europe and Asia. A faithful Lions member for 47 years, Raymond served a term as President and was honored by his club on January 18, 2018. In 1992, Raymond's retirement from Hawaiian Telephone allowed him to spend more time with the softball leagues. After 68 years with the softball community, his final "calls" as an umpire were in August 2017. Papa is survived by Marvis, his wife of 68 years; son Raynard "Skip" Peralta (Wynne); daughter Beryl Tyau (Jon); 8 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Raymond was the eldest of his sisters: Charlotte Carahasen, Adeline Olivares, Loretta Stewart, Mary Jane Jones; and his brothers: Frederico, Lawrence and Ernest Peralta. Raymond's celebration of life will be at Mililani Mortuary-Mauka Chapel on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. Visitation: 830. Service: 930. Lunch: 1030. Burial at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific: 2pm. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Dorothy Tapang Bartolome

Posted On January 20th, 2018 -

She was 101 years old, passed away on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at Hilo Medical Center. She was a homemaker and a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Friends may call on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo, Visitation from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.; Celebration of Mass at 10:30 a.m. Urn burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park (Ilima Section) at 11:30 a.m. Family requests casual attire She is survived by sons, Richard Tapang (Maile) Bartolome of Vancouver, Washington and Gary J. (Beth) Bartolome of Hilo; daughter, Patricia Mae (Fred) Basilio of Hilo; nine grand- children, 22 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild, numerous nephews and nieces; sisters, Irene Ingano of Honolulu, Violet Dryman of Napa Valley, California and Natalie Buza of Hilo. Arrangements Provided By: Dodo Mortuary, Inc. *

Filemon Padre Ancheta

Posted On January 19th, 2018 -

Filemon Padre AnchetaFilemon Padre Ancheta, 77, of Kaneohe, passed away peacefully at home on December 25, 2017. Filemon was born in Bangui, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He was a General Contractor for 22+ years. Filemon is survived by his wife, Leticia; sons, Jeffrey and Sherwin (Jeanie); grandchildren, Jayvin, Justin, Sherisse, and 12 siblings. He was a loving father, husband and grandfather. Celebration of Life service will be held on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; visitation from 5 - 9 pm; service to begin at 6:30 pm. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 25, 2018 also at the mortuary; visitation from 9 am, service 10 am, with burial to follow 12 pm at Valley of The Temples Memorial Park. Arrangements Provided By: Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

Daniel Eugene Platt

Posted On January 19th, 2018 -

82, of Honolulu, passed away on December 26, 2017. Born in Honolulu, he retired as Assistant Vice President, Underwriting Department for Pacific Guardian Life. Preceded in death by brother, Ralph, he is survived by his wife, Annette (Isara) Platt; son, Randall (Keiko) Platt; daughter, Robyn (Justin) Kahoaka; eight grandchilden; one great-grandchild; sisters, Laura (Shigeto) Handa and sister-in-law, Margaret Platt. Visitation from 5:00 p.m., service at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, January 26, 2018, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

Edith Haruye Nariyoshi

Posted On January 19th, 2018 -

97, of Honolulu, passed away on December 17, 2017. She was born in Kaneohe. Preceded in death by husband, Richard, she is survived by her son, Steven (Joyce) Nariyoshi; daughter, Suzanne (Vernon) Kano; five grandchilden; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Gladys Samer, Ayame Ahuna, and Florence Watanuki. Private services held. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

Janet Rie Migita

Posted On January 18th, 2018 -

83, of Honolulu, passed away on December 4, 2017. Born in Hilo, she was a retired secretary for the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Student Health Center. Preceded in death by husband, Lawrence, She is survived by her son, Lary (Diane) Migita; daughters, Patricia (Kevin) Migita-Dooley and Cindy (Gary) Inayoshi and her four grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

Sadame Miki Ota, “Sadie”

Posted On January 18th, 2018 -

Sadame Miki Ota, Sadame "Sadie" Miki Ota, 96, of Hilo, formerly of Pahala, Hawaii, died Dec. 29, 2017 at home. Born in Kawainui (Pepeekeo), she was retired from Ka'u Hospital and a member of Pahala Hongwanji Mission and Buddhist Women's Association. Private services held. No koden (monetary gifts). No flowers. Predeceased by husband, George Ota; brother, Takashi Miki and survived by daughter, Vivian (Randy) Flores of Mililani; son, Craig (Renee) Ota of Veneta, Ore.; sisters, Tsukimi (Mitsuo) Murashige and Michie Kuwaye of Hilo, Caroline (Donald) Fujii of Wailuku, Maui; brothers, Tadashi (Asako) Miki of Wahiawa, Ernest (Kay) Miki of Honolulu, Lawrence Miki of Hilo; sister-in-law, Lillian Miki of Pahala; four grandsons, one great-granddaughter, numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements Provided By: Dodo Mortuary, Inc. *

Betty Lou Kretchmer Johnson

Posted On January 17th, 2018 -

Age 89 of Mililani passed away on January 2, 2018. She was born in Detroit, Michigan and was a homemaker and a cattle farmer. She was predeceased by her husband Robert Allen Johnson who passed away in Phoenix, Arizona on October 9, 2012 and her daughter, Lorraine Johnson who passed on Feb. 20, 1976. She is survived by her son William "Billy" (Eleanor) Johnson; sister Darline Potter; relatives Meryl Kretchmer, Rose (Hank) Baker and John Johnson; many grandchildren and a few great-grandchildren. A private service was held. Condolences may be sent to: William Johnson, PO Box 700247 in Kapolei, HI 96709. Arrangements Provided By: Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary LLC

Pililua Weniy Keopuhiwa Sr, “Champy”

Posted On January 17th, 2018 -

Pililua Weniy Keopuhiwa Sr, on January 5, 2018 at his home in Waianae. Surrounded by his loving family at the age of 68. A retired prison guard from Halawa Prison and Vietnam veteran. He is survived by his wife Antoinette Keopuhiwa; Daughter, Anjanette (Alvin) Puha; Sons, Pililua (U'ilani) Keopuhiwa Jr., BerryMeyer Keopuhiwa & Donald Keopuhiwa; Hanai Daughter, Terry Ann (Kenny) Joseph; 13 grandchildren; Brothers, Harold (Jenny) Hirakawa, Joseph Keopuhiwa III, Samuel (Joann) Keopuhiwa, Ruben (Laurie) Keopuhiwa, Peter (Gloria) Keopuhiwa; Sister, Madeline (Tom) Ackerman; Hanai brother, Leslie Awana His Celebration of life will be held at Maili Beach Park, Group Camp Site on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 1:00 pm. Casual attire. Arrangements Provided By: Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary

Mary Elizabeth Dove Nurse, “Molly”

Posted On January 17th, 2018 -

MARY ELIZABETH DOVE NURSE, MOLLY Mary Elizabeth Dove Nurse, October 6th, 1923 to January 4th, 2018. Known to her friends throughout the Hawaiian Islands and abroad as Molly, she was 94 years old. She passed away peacefully at her home in Honolulu with her daughter, Mary Rogers and Daughter in Law, Paula Nurse at her side. Molly met and married the one great love of her life, Kenneth R. Nurse, in 1947. For a more complete reflection on Molly's wonderful life, please visit "Oahucemetery.org". Aloha Makuahine, Auwe! Arrangements Provided By: Oahu Cemetery Association

Thelma Valentine

Posted On January 17th, 2018 -

Thelma ValentineThelma Valentine (nee Medeiros) of Honolulu passed away peacefully on the night of December 17, 2017. Born in Holualoa, Hawaii 92 years ago, she is survived by daughters Linda (William) Puleloa of Kawela, Molokai, and Loretta (Robert) Brackett of San Jose, California, son Gilbert Gary and daughter Lisa Valentine, both of Honolulu, Oahu. She is also survived by sister Dora Morales of Honolulu and brother Thomas Medeiros of Montclair, California. Retired after a long career at Andrade Resort Shops, Thelma settled into the role of clan matriarch, caring wife, loving grandmother to nine grandchildren, and four great grandchildren at her Kuliouou home on Oahu. Her daily pleasures included long walks, gardening, and cooking traditional Puerto Rican dishes. Preceding Thelma in death was her devoted husband of 68 years Gilbert Valentine who passed away on February 20, 2016. A lifelong salesperson, Gilbert began his profession at Easy Appliances before becoming an Equitable Life Insurance agent in early 1970. He ended his long sales career as a real estate agent for Horita Reality before finally retiring in mid 1980s. Preceding Gilbert in death were his half-brothers Joseph and Nicholas Akina, and his mother Lovena Fletcher Valentine. Gilbert was born on November 26, 1925 in Puunene, Maui. A private celebration of the lives of Gilbert and Thelma Valentine will be held at a later date at Diamond Head Memorial Park where they will be interred.

Yoshimatsu Goya

Posted On January 17th, 2018 -

92, of Kaneohe passed away on December 21, 2017. He was a retired Auto Body & Fender Mechanic and Landscaper. He was born in Hakalau on Hawaii Island. He is survived by his wife Emi; Sons Leslie (Susan), Milton (Barbara), Nelson (Maria), Owen (Michelle); 3 grand- children, and 3 great-grand- children; Brothers Yoshikazu (Jane), Taro (Helen); Sisters Harriet Owara, Sue Shiroma (Tom), Janice Ganeku; Visitation: 5:00 pm; Services 6:00 pm on Monday, January 22, 2018 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. He was a member of the Kaneohe South Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses.

Thomas Haruo Oshiro

Posted On January 17th, 2018 -

Thomas Haruo OshiroBorn on 1/22/1931 to Kamato & Kamado Oshiro. Graduate of Waipahu High, class of 1949. He moved to Chicago after the Korean War and lived there for a few years before moving to Los Angeles. He met his wife SuJene in LA, started his family and lived there most of his life until moving back home to Hawaii in 2011. He retired from Lou Ehler's Cadillac after 25 years of service. Preceded in death by his wife SuJene Oshiro, he is survived by his two daughters, Karen (Donald) Guthrie and Lisa (David) Tamura and his "pride and joy" grand- children, Ryden, Ronin, David Rhys and Remi. Celebration of Life to be held on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Visitation from 10:00am; Service to follow at 10:30am.

Albert and Roberta Hironaka

Posted On January 16th, 2018 -

Albert Masato Hironaka, 89, of Honolulu, passed away on December 8, 2017. He was born in Honolulu on January 14, 1928. He retired in 1985 as a Finishing Carpenter from Hick's Homes, after serving for many years. After retirement, he got a job with the City & County as a maintenance worker, also did handyman jobs and was a genius at building things. Roberta Satsuki Hironaka, 87, of Honolulu, passed away on December 17, 2017. She was born in Eleele, Kauai on December 14, 1930. She retired in 1990 as an Executive Secretary for the Hawaii National Guard, after serving for many years working for the Federal Government at Pearl Harbor, Fort Shafter, and ending her career at Fort Ruger. After retirement, she worked for the U. H. Law School as secretarial help for over 10 years and also was voluntarily involved with the Diamond Head Theater for many years helping to run the box office. Albert and Roberta are survived by their children, Mark (Raquel), Derek (Marlene), Brad and Robyn (Dr. Mike) Kurosawa; six grand- children and three great-grand- children. Roberta is also survived by her brother, Fumio Hidano. Celebration of life services for Albert and Roberta will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Diamond Head Mortuary; visitation to begin at 10 a.m., service at 11 a.m., with inurnment to follow 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Arrangements Provided By: Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

Junji Maegawa

Posted On January 15th, 2018 -

Junji Maegawa, 55, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away at home on January 5, 2018. He was born in Tenri City, Japan. He is survived by wife Cherie Hisae Maegawa, daughters Tiffany Satomi and Chelsie Tomomi, parents Yoshimi and Saeko Maegawa, brother Yoshitaro and sister Tokino Takeya. Visitation 4:00pm on Friday January 19, 2018 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, Service at 5:00pm. Arrangements Provided By: Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary LLC

Gladys Masayo Kawagoe

Posted On January 15th, 2018 -

76, of Honolulu, passed away on January 3, 2018. Born in Honolulu, she was a retired accounts payable clerk for Servco Pacific. Preceded in death by husband, Francis and son, Robin, she is survived by her son, Kevin (Betty) Kawagoe; daughter, Gaye Kawagoe; grandchildren, Kalaye, Kiare, Kiana, Megan and Emily Kawagoe; great-grand- children, Raiden and Jade Pham; brothers, Kenneth (Faith) and Roy Nakamura and sister, Joyce (Tom) Wong. Private service held. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

Albert Rawlins Hoapili, Sr., “Kid, Shorty, Muffins”

Posted On January 15th, 2018 -

Albert Rawlins Hoapili, Sr.77, of Kaneohe, died in Kailua on Monday, December 11, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. He was a heavy equipment operator. He is survived by his sons, Al, David, James; daughter, Toni Apuakehau; sisters, Rosaline Alimoot, Pam Hoapili; 7 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the Kaneohe Congregational Church. Visitation 9:00am. Service to begin at 10:30am. Burial 1:00pm at Green Haven Memorial Park. Arrangements Provided By: Oahu Cemetery Association

AGNES V. HUNTER

Posted On January 15th, 2018 -

AGNES V. HUNTER AGNES V. HUNTER 86, of Kapolei, died peacefully at her Makakilo home on December 21, 2017. She was a housewife and a member of St. Jude Catholic Church in Makakilo and former longtime Church Choir member at Immaculate Conception Church in Ewa. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry P. Hunter, Sr.; daughters; Annbea K. Senneca and Jerrine L. Hunter; sister, Rosa Villareal from the Senneca Ohana; brother George Mia, Jr. and sister Rebecca Mia Santana from the hanai Mia Ohana and brother, George Jenkins, Jr. from the Jenkins Ohana. Agnes is survived by her son, Jerry P. Hunter Jr.; daughters; Cherylann K. Aholelei, Lucy A.P.K. Mahelona & hanai daughter Deborah C. Pang Chew; twin sister, Evangeline Leimomi Han from the Senneca Ohana; Jenkins Ohana siblings; Marjorie Garza, Edna Scarborough, Calvin Jenkins, Mary Smith, Virginia McCartney & Constance Luna. Agnes is also survived by 7 Grandchildren; 18 Great Grandchildren and numerous Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. Services for Agnes will be held at Borthwick Mortuary Downtown on January 18, 2018. Family Viewing: 8:30 a.m.; Public Viewing: 9:00 a.m. Memorial Service: 10:15 a.m. by Father John Molina. Lunch to follow at 11:00 a.m.. Burial: 1:00 p.m. at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. ~ Casual Attire ~

STRATFORD LORD WHITING

Posted On January 15th, 2018 -

STRATFORD LORD WHITINGStratford Lord Whiting born in Oxnard California on Sept. 13, 1933 and raised in Honolulu, passed away on Dec 22, 2017. After graduating from Punahou School in 1951 as an ILH pole vaulting champion, he attended UCLA on an athletic scholarship. He returned to Hawaii to receive his degree in Civil Engineering from University of Hawaii. He retired from the US Federal Government in the Soil Conservation Service Department as a Licensed Civil Engineer after 33 years. He was a long time active member of the Outrigger Canoe Club and the Mensa IQ international Society. As a very competitive lifetime breeder and passionate racer of champion pigeons, he was also a member of Aloha Racing Pigeon Club and a key member of Honolulu Invitational Racing Pigeon Club. He is survived by his wife Anita, son Stratford Jr, daughter Rebecca O'Brien, four grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Private Services will be held at the Diamond Head Mortuary.

ANNIE “BELLA” KUI KEAU HOLOMALIA

Posted On January 14th, 2018 -

ANNIE 86. Annie "Bella" Kui Keau Holomalia, passed away in Honolulu. She returned home to our Heavenly Father on December 2, 2017. She was born and raised in Nanakuli, HI. Married to the late Richard Manoa Holomalia Sr. Together they had five children; sons Richard, Gaylord, Barry & Al Holomalia and daughter Cindy Holomalia-Castaneda. She is survived by 4 children, 13 grand- children, and 17 great-grand- children; brother Charles Soon and sister Lilliana Chun. Celebration of Life to be held on Sunday, January 21, 2018 at Mililani Memorial Park, Mauka Chapel. Visitation 5:30 pm. Services 6:00 pm.

Manuel Aligado Cuizon Jr.

Posted On January 14th, 2018 -

Manuel Aligado Cuizon Jr.Manuel (Manny) Aligado Cuizon Jr., 72 of Ewa Beach, passed away on Dec. 29, 2017 at Queens West Hospital. He was born on May 20, 1945 on Oahu and graduated from Farrington High school in 1965. He was an Army Vietnam Veteran and was there during the Tet in 1968. He worked for C. Brewer & Co. for 29 years and for Pearl Country Club for 10 years. A celebration of his life will be held in his honor on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018 from 10am-12pm at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints at the Ewa Chapel, 91-1154 North Rd. Ewa Beach, HI. Casual attire. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park and Cemetery at 3:00pm. Manny leaves behind his wife Donna, his five children Ronald (Ron), Sterling (Pila), Nicole (Niki), Rena (hus. Esteban), Shannon and 11 grandchildren. Arrangements Provided By: Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary

Rebecca P. Kim

Posted On January 14th, 2018 -

Rebecca P. KimRebecca P. Kim, 100, of Honolulu passed away peacefully in her sleep on November 29, 2017. Becky, as she was known to friends and relatives, was a graduate of McKinley High School. A long time resident of Kaimuki, she worked for many years as a library assistant at the Kaimuki Library. Becky's two favorite pastimes were gardening and trying to win the California Super Lotto (even though her chances of winning the jackpot were a million to one). Undaunted, she dreamed of one day hitting it big and making everyone in the family rich! Becky is survived by her sons, Calvin and Dukee Kim; her daughter, Mona Erol; eight grand- children; and eight great-grand- children. Kind and generous, Becky strived all her life to see the good in people. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her. Private services have been held and Becky's ashes were scattered at sea. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

MARLENE “MISSY” L. GERTZ, 68

Posted On January 14th, 2018 -

MARLENE Passed away with family by her side on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at her home in North Branch, Minnesota. Missy was born October 31, 1949 in La Cross, Wisconsin to parents, the late Byron & Vanda Leland. She attended North Branch Grade School & High School graduating in 1967. She received a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1972 from the University of Minnesota. Missy moved to Hawaii in 1975, here she met and married Robert Gertz in 1981 at the Faith Fellowship Church in Honolulu. She is survived by Robert; sons Adam (Heather) of Roseville, MN, Luke (Ashley) of Lino Lakes, MN, and Benjamin (Ashley) of North Branch, MN; Grandson Atlas Gertz; Brothers Bernie (Karen) Leland and Tom (Marcy) Leland both of Eloy, AZ and Greg (Jeanne) of North Branch, MN. Graveside service will be held on January 20, 2018 at 10:30 am at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Leis Welcome.

ROSE MERCADO VEGAS BOSKIE

Posted On January 14th, 2018 -

ROSE MERCADO VEGAS BOSKIEBorn on 9/21/1928, to John and Julia Mercado Vegas. She got her angel wings on 12/5/17 and has gone to join the rest of her family in heaven. She is preceded in death by husband George Boskie, son George (Bully) Boskie and great-granddaughter Tayler Nanea Pangan-Fergerstrom. She is survived by daughters: Anita (Honeygirl) Pangan, Carmella (Twidden) Mattson, Lana Lee (Richard) Mercado and Priscilla Jean Boskie; 13 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, 3 great- great-grandchildren and hanai daughter, Monica Talo-Agu. A huge thank you to Dr. Samina Ahsan and her wonderful staff at Kuakini's, Hale Pulama Mau's 5th floor for their exceptional care of our mom. Please join us on Jan. 20 @ Hawaiian Memorial Park in Kaneohe from 9am - 1pm as we Celebrate her life.

Frederick Heiskell Overstreet

Posted On January 14th, 2018 -

Frederick Heiskell Overstreet88, of Honolulu, died on January 1, 2018. Born in Fort Pierce, Florida, Frederick graduated from Mercer and served in the Korean War before moving to Honolulu in 1958, where he had a long career in finance. Frederick was a devout Episcopalian and an active Mason and Shriner, and was Potentate of the Aloha Temple in 1985. He was preceded in death by son Carey Overstreet and is survived by his wife of 57 years, Dorothy Jean, children Jimmy Williams, David Williams, Maryann Overstreet and Catherine Overstreet, and four grand- children. Services: Saturday, January 20th at 11:00 at the Scottish Rite Cathedral, and Sunday, January 21st at 2:00 at St. Clement's Church. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Clement's Church or the Scottish Rite Cathedral. Arrangements Provided By: Ultimate Cremation Services LLC

Robert Tadayoshi Tamura

Posted On January 14th, 2018 -

77, of Aiea, a retired lieutenant colonel for the U. S. Army and a retired department head for Public Works Center Pearl Harbor, passed away on December 29, 2017 in Honolulu. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by his wife, Eileen; daughters, Kelli (Derek) Wong, Jamie (Reid) Yoshida and Lesli (Alan) Wong; brother, James (Iris); sisters, Florence (Richard, recently deceased) Yamada and Mildred (Charles) Nhomi; and by grandchildren, Dallas, Demi, Kayla and Ridge. Private services were held. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

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