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The Advertiser publishes obituaries about people of interest to its readers as a free public service. Obituaries may be submitted by mortuaries or, with proof of death, by individuals in writing. Fax 525-8037 or write to Obituaries Editor, The Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802. Include a contact name and phone number. We reserve the right to edit for form, style and newsworthiness. To publish paid death notices, call Hawaii Newspaper Agency classified ads at 521-9111.

EDWIN S.N. WONG, chief executive officer for Waterhouse Inc. and former executive at Alexander & Baldwin Inc., died Sunday in Honolulu. He was 71. See story.

Oahu resident LESLIE VINCENT FULLARD-LEO, Hollywood actor, adventurer, businessman and owner of Palmyra Atoll, died in Honolulu on Feb. 1 at age 91. See story.

ANNE MORROW LINDBERGH, wife of aviator Charles A. Lindbergh who became his co-pilot and wrote extensively about their pioneering adventures in flight, died at her Vermont home yesterday. See story.

JACK C. CRUZ, 87, of Honolulu, died Jan. 26, 2001. Born in Ewa. A retired City and County truck driver and Eye of the Pacific guide dog trainer and caretaker. Survived by wife, Priscilla; caregiver and niece, Shirley Kaluhiwa. Visitation 5:30 to 9 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary; burial 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. No flowers. Aloha attire.

DOLLY GIBSON CUADRA of San Francisco died Jan. 28, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Worked in the jewelry field. Survived by sister, Ernestine Bogart; son, Fred Gibson; stepdaughter, Loretta; nieces, Helen Tarentino and Janice Carpenter. Service 1 p.m. Feb. 16 at St. Mary’s Church, San Francisco. Donations may be made to the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Arrangements by Neptune Society of Northern California.

FREDERICK WA GEEN DANG, 79, of Honolulu, died Feb. 1, 2001. Born in Paia, Maui. Former owner of Hawaiian Agricide and Fertilizer Co. Retired U.S. Government agricultural inspector. Survived by wife, Helen; daughters, Deborahlyn Dang-Kuwada, Belinda Yuen, Celeste Dang and Leona Carlton; eight grandchildren; brother, Dr. Paul and Roy. Memorial service 3 p.m. Sunday at Epiphany Episcopal Church. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

C. ANDREW ENGLEHART, 56, of Honolulu, died Jan. 1, 2001. Born in Baltimore. Survived by wife, Erlinda; daughter, Andrewlyn; brother, Alan; sister, Charlotte Loiselle. Memorial service noon tomorrow at Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace. Burial in the Philippines.

SCARLIT GRACE, 59, of Waimanalo, died Jan. 31, 2001. A homemaker. Survived by son, Jared Kapeliela; brothers, George and Jr. Kapeliela; sisters, Beatrice, Emily and Kaye; four grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 11:30 a.m. Burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

NOBORU "CIGAR MIKE" IMAZU, 87, of Wailuku, Maui, died Feb. 5, 2001. Born in Kona, Hawaii. A retired painter. Survived by wife, Helen Kameko; daughters, Mary Kuwashima and Judith Yamagata; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Visitation 4 p.m. tomorrow at Nakamura Mortuary; prayer service 5 p.m. Reception to follow. Burial 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

WILL YUTAKA JERRY, infant son of William Smith and Venisa Jerry of Hilo, Hawaii, died Feb. 5, 2001. Born in Hilo. Survived by parents; half-brother, Darric Jerry; grandparents, Jan Smith, Sra Smith and Yutaka and Cathmina Jerry. Service held. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

ARTHUR HATSUSHIGE KAWAKAMI, 81, of Hilo, Hawaii, died Jan. 29, 2001. Born in Hilo. A retired Hawaii County Police Department sergeant. Survived by daughter, Arleen Nakamaru; mother, Chito; brother, Takeshi; sister, Michiko Enomoto; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary-Hilo; service 3 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

WENDELL FRANCIS KEKAUOHA, 67, of Hilo, Hawaii, died Feb. 2, 2001. Born in Laie. A Keaukaha Elementary School teacher. Survived, among others, by sister, Rochelle Asao. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary-Hilo.

PO HUNG LO, 68, of Honolulu, died Jan. 8, 2001. Born in China. Established a real estate development business. Survived by wife, Andee-Ling-Lau Lo; son, Terry; daughter, Elvira. Visitation 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 10 to 10:30 a.m.; burial 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Donations may be made to the Vajaryana Buddhism Association of Toronto.

DR. FRANCIS KIN LUM, 85, of Honolulu, died Jan. 27, 2001. A retired physician of general surgery. Survived by wife, Yin Ying Lum; daughters, Aileen Ho and Susan Carlson; sisters, Florence Ho, Lillian Ching and Rosalind Creacy; four grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

FELIPA BALOLONG MEJOR, 85, of Waipahu, died Jan. 30, 2001. Born in Larena, Siquijor, Philippines. Survived by sons, Loreto, Jose and Jesus; daughters, Charlita Congmon, Dulcita Cauagas, Lourdes Pagente; brother, Rufino Balocan; sister, Guarda Magpali; 19 grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Church; Mass 10 a.m.; burial in Larena Municipal Cemetery, Philippines. No flowers. Arrangements by Leeward Funeral Home.

ROBERT EARL MERSHON, 70, of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, died Jan. 24, 2001. Born in Wahiawa. Retired maintenance man. Survived by sons, Rende, Lee, Keith, Jordan Kuanoni and Chucky Beach; daughters, Sheri, Danyea Kuanoni, Moana Teaupa, Ipo Kuanoni and Janene Shields; brothers, Rob and Rex; 19 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Church of Christ, Kona, 74-4907 Palani Road; memorial Mass 9:30 a.m.; burial to follow at Puuanahulu Cemetery. Flowers welcome. Casual attire. Arrangements by West Hawaii Mortuary.

MARGARET LEIKO MORIYAMA, 74, of Honolulu, died Jan. 10, 2001. Born in Hilo, Hawaii. A retired Department of Education social worker. Survived by son, Michael; daughter, Joan; two grandchildren; brothers, Hideo, George, Masao and Richard Kuniyoshi; sister, Junko Ikeda. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.

YOSHIE GIBU OSHIRO, 85, of Kaneohe, died Feb. 4, 2001. Born in Paauhau, North Hilo, Hawaii. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Clarence, Paul, Donald, Allen and Anthony; daughters, Mildred Okamura, Jeanne Karnuth and Carol Murakami; 16 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Masako Higa, Mitsue Kina and Nobue Oshiro. Visitation 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. Casual attire.

MARLENE LEIMOMI REVILLA-KAHOOPII, 36, of Kawaihae, Hawaii, died Feb. 4, 2001. Born in Kau, Hawaii. Mauna Kea Beach Hotel kitchen helper. Survived by husband, Sheldon Kahoopii Sr.; sons, Sheldon Kalani Jr. and Samson Kaaukai; daughter, Savannah Uilani; sisters, Joy, Janice, Shirley, Betsy, Josephine, Kathleen and Eleanor; brothers, Samuel, Roy, Alfred, Felix and Phillip. Visitation 4 p.m. Saturday at Gospel of Salvation Church, Kokoihi Road, Kohala, Hawaii; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 a.m. Sunday at the church; service 11 a.m.; burial at Kohala County Cemetery. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

GAYLYN MARIE SAMITA, 47, of Hilo, Hawaii, died Jan. 26, 2001. Born in Kona, Hawaii. A housewife. Survived by sons, Patrick Kepano, Zachary Andrade and Brandon Castillas; daughters, Nicole Kepano and Chevy-Ann Tongia; brothers, Gary and Joe Enos; six grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Alae Cemetery pavilion; graveside service 10 a.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

MIYOKO ARAKAKI SANTOS, 51, of Aiea, died Feb. 4, 2001. Born in Okinawa, Japan. Hawaii State Federal Credit Union senior financial service representative. Survived by husband, Vernon "Bully"; son, Kirk Gosnel; daughter, Kerri Kidwell; mother, Masako Arakaki; brothers, Masakazu and Dr. Richard Arakaki; sisters, Hatsuko Nakazato and Nobuko Azama; grandson, Caleb Kidwell. Visitation 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, Mauka Chapel; memorial service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

THELMA REIKO SHISHIDO, 70, of Hilo, Hawaii, died Feb. 5, 2001. Born in Wailea, Hakalau, Hawaii. Retired resident manager, Hilo Val-Hala Apartments. Survived by sisters, Setsuko DeClue and Nobuko Subiono. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday at Hakalau Jodo Mission. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

CLOTILDA "UIA" STAUNTON, 74, of Ewa Beach, died Jan. 28, 2001. Born in Wailuku, Maui. Member of Hawaiian Civic Club. Survived by son, Louis Jr.; daughter, Lorna-Lou Ferreira-Smith; hanai son, Rick Ferreira Jr.; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother, Benedict "Benny" Lake; sister, Ethelrita Sullivan. Inurnment 1 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park.

JAMES TSUTOMU YAMAGUCHI, 82, of Honolulu, died Feb. 4, 2001. Born in Waipahu. Retired Libby, McNeil and Libby and Dole pineapple canneries, and retired Honolulu Police Department supply clerk. Survived by daughters, Gail Ridgway and Trudy Shinsato; sisters, Eleanor Yokohara, Gladys Masui, Irene Sunada and Betsy Fukuda; three grandsons. Service noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.

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