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ANATALIA NOLASCO ABAD, 82, of Lahaina, Maui, died Feb. 6, 2001. Born in Laoag City, Philippines. A member of Maria Lanakila Catholic Church and St. Theresas Church. Survived by sons, Loreto, Manuel and Andrew; daughters, Gregoria Juan and Carmen Hartman; sister, Susana Nolasco; 14 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at St. Theresa Catholic Church, service 7:30 p.m. Visitation also 8 to 9 a.m. Saturday at the church, Mass 9 a.m.; burial 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
JOHN STIRLEN "BUD" APPLEGATE, 91, of Kailua-Kona and Yakima, Wash., died Feb. 7, 2001. Born in Walla Walla, Wash. Retired as an attorney with Halverson and Applegate Attorneys at Law. Survived by wife, Oakie; son, John; daughters, Jane McNally and Kathleen Morehead. Service 3 p.m. tomorrow at Keauhou Bay, Hawaii; Fairwind II departs 3:30 p.m. from Keauhou Pier for scattering of ashes at sea. Casual attire. Donations may be made to Heritage College, Whitman College, Yakima Valley Community College or Mokuaikaua Church. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary-Kona.
DAISY SAFFERY-KALEIMOMI BISTA, 79, of Kahului, Maui, died Feb. 8, 2001. Born in Wailuku, Maui. A member of the Kaahumanu Society and Hui Akoni. Survived by son, Richard; brothers, Frank, Norman "Buddy" and Richard; sisters, Myrtle Farias, Viola Frye and Betty Lou Wannomae; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Service over the ashes 4 p.m. Wednesday at St Anthony Church, Mass 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Normans Mortuary.
HARLAN BARCLAY "COPS" "H.B." COPSEY, 83, of Keauhou, Hawaii, died Jan. 16, 2001. Born in Willits, Calif. A retired manager and vice president of Stevedore Services of America. Survived by wife, Ruth; brother-in-law, Calvin East. Gathering 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Keauhou Bay; Fairwind II departs from Keauhou Pier for service and scattering of ashes at sea. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary-Kona.
HILDEGARD ENDRINA, 67, of Honolulu, died Jan. 28, 2001. Born in Germany. Retired as a waitress at Dennys Restaurant. Survived by husband, Jose Sr.; sons, Lutz Wende, Bryson and Jose Jr.; daughter, Leilani Dorn; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Ruth Ernestus, Waltraud Liebig and Hannelore Lange. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary, service 7 p.m. No flowers. Aloha attire.
JAMES ODOTOHAN FERRER, 59, of Honolulu, died Jan. 11, 2001. Born in Hilo, Hawaii. A retired taxi driver. Survived by brother, John Lovediro; sister, Leilani Okashige. Private service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.
CLARA AIKO IWAMURA, 75, of Honolulu, died Jan. 31, 2001. Born in Punaluu. A retired McInerny sales associate. Survived by sons, James and Steven; daughter, Cathrine Sato; five grandchildren; brothers, Richard and Wilfred Fukushima; sisters, Matsuyo "Jackie" Yokoyama, Grace Nohara, Rachel Iijima and Hilda Fujio. Private service held. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.
LOUISE "TINA" KAMALA KAIMIMOKU, 68, of Honolulu, died Feb. 7, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Retired as a factory worker at Dole Pineapple Co. Survived by son, Al; brother, Dean Kipi. Private service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.
HATTIE KEALOHAONALANI HALL LAU, 91, of Hilo, Hawaii, died Feb. 7, 2001. Born in Paauhau, Hawaii. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Charles and Hartwell Hall and Randall Lau; daughters, Ellen Vasconcellos, Blanche Onuma, Betty Benevides, Priscella Kaaukai and Alice Shiroma; hanai son, Hongie Wong; 30 grandchildren; great-grandchildren; Visitation 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, service 5 p.m. Service also 10 a.m. Friday at Homelani Memorial Park; urn burial to follow. No flowers. Casual attire.
ANTONIO RIBO MABABA, 87, of Ewa Beach, died Feb. 7, 2001. Born in Manaoag, Philippines. Retired as a pineapple researcher with Dole Co. Survived by wife, Beatriz "Betty"; son, Sonny; daughter, JoAnn; brother, Severo; granddaughter, Trystin. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Memorial Park makai chapel, service 7 p.m. Visitation also 10 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Church, Mass 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
DAVID LEAHI "DA BEAR" PARESA, 55, of Honolulu, died Feb. 5, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Retired as a machinist marine mechanic at Pearl Harbor Shop 38. Survived by wife, Barbara; daughters, Cheryl and Christine; mother, Mary Paresa; brothers, Paul, Kenneth, Joseph Kahunahana, Francis and William Kau; sister, Harriet Veneri, Mary Ann Maiorino, Elizabeth Wilson, Theresa Kim Seu and Mona Walker. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
YOSHIMI "BESSIE" TAKEHARA, 81, of Kahului, Maui, died Feb. 9, 2001. Born in Keahua, Maui. A member of Paia Mantokuji Mission and Goeika Club. Survived by son, Wayne; daughters, Betty Kina and Linda Kawachi; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother, Chozo Watanabe; sister, Yoshie Oba. Visitation 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Nakamura Mortuary, service 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Graveside service 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Maui Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.
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