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Posted on: Sunday, February 18, 2001


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. Date of publication cannot be guaranteed. To publish paid death notices, call Hawaii Newspaper Agency classified ads at 521-9111.

A local service for XIANA FAIRCHILD, the 7-year-old former Hawaii girl whose body was found last month in California after being reported missing for more than a year, will be held at 4 p.m. today. See story.

Hawaii Public Radio’s music director ALAN BUNIN, 49, died of a heart attack yesterday morning while attending a national public radio conference in Tucson, Ariz. See story.

WILLIAM D. JELLISON, 78, of Loudonville, N.Y., and Honolulu, died Feb. 14, 2001. Born in Brookline, Mass. Regional sales manager for Consolidated Freightways. Survived by wife, Sue; daughters, Mary Ellen Angress and Joan Marie Smith; stepdaughter, Denise Mason; sister, Janet Le Blanc; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Memorial service and scattering of ashes 10 a.m. Tuesday at Waikiki Elks Club. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

REGINALD MITSUHARU KAMEI SR., 66, of Wahiawa, died Feb. 9, 2001. Born in Pahala, Hawaii. Retired from U.S. Army. Retired Honolulu Shipyard diesel engineer mechanic. Survived by sons, Reginald Jr., Donald, Ronald and Robert; daughters, Andrea Lunasco, Rosemarie Valmoja and Lori Villatora; sisters, Ella Scott and Elaine Higashi; 27 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

JOHN "BIG JAWN" PAALUA KEKUNA JR., 75, of Honolulu, died Feb. 13, 2001. Born in Hilo, Hawaii. Owner of Kekuna Limited, Kekuna Reality. Survived by wife, Constance; son, the Rev. Curtis; daughter, Kathleen Gray, Haunani Kekuna-Iobst and Nalani; hanai daughters, Linda Fessman and Diane Oda; brother, David; sisters, Della Auld, Claire Chai and Rose Loke Kahiapo. Visitation 9:30 a.m. to noon tomorrow at Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel, Kamehameha School; service noon, Interment 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. No flowers. Casual attire. Updated information was provided by Nuuanu Mortuary.

MYRON BRADLEY "BRAD" KEMP, 82, of Lahaina, Maui, died Feb. 13, 2001. Born in Norfolk, Va. Retired Technicolor Worldwide and Trans American Video vice president. Survived by wife, Rose; son, Joshua; daughter, Suzi DeAnfasio; 20 grandchildren; great-grandchildren; sister, Verna Herziger; brother, Bruce; stepdaughters, Sheriden Bentley, Donna Crane and Mikie Ruggles; stepsons, Gary Mallicoat, Ian, Duncan and Andy Blyth. Celebration of life 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at United Methodist Church, Lahaina, Maui. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary.

OTTO E. KOHAGEN, 65, of Keaau, Hawaii, died Feb. 16, 2001. Born in Germany. A retired brick mason. Survived by wife, Gisela; son, Henric; brother, Werner; sister, Ursula Fieseler; two grandchildren. Service 10 a.m. tomorrow at Hilo Christ Lutheran Church. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Memorial Mortuary.

PAMELA NAOMI LOUIS, 53, of Kaneohe, died Feb. 13, 2001. A homemaker. Survived by husband, Leroy "Butch"; daughters, Tisha and Tiana; son, Kainoa; mother, Doris Park; hanai mother, Sue Ishida; brothers, Andrew Rodrigues and Shawan Toyozaki; sisters, Diane Sutherland, Crystal DiRienzo and Tina Yamane; grandchild, Tehani. Visitation 9:30 a.m. tomorrow at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 11 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

ALFRED MOLINA, 95, of Ewa Beach, died Feb. 11, 2001. Born in the Philippines. Survived by wife, Celestina, also known as Cecilia A. Viernes; stepsons, George and Catalino Alesna; stepdaughters, Rebecca Hotta, Violet Mesiona and Betty Batalona; eight stepgrandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church; Mass 11 a.m. Burial 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

KOYEI NAKAMURA, 80, of Honolulu, died Feb. 14, 2001. Born in Waiakea, Hawaii. A retired self-employed pig farmer. Survived, among others, by eight grandchildren. Updated information was provided by the mortuary.

ETHEL OGG, 92, of Crossville, Tenn., formerly of Kaneohe, died Feb. 1, 2001. Survived by son, the Rev. Jerald; daughter, Jenell Mueller; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Memorial service 7 p.m. Friday at Kailua Assembly of God Church. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Madison Funeral Home, Madison, Tenn.

SHIRLEY A. PRUDER, 65, of Honolulu, died Dec. 27, 2000. Born in Detroit. A dental hygienist at Marine Base Clinic at Kaneohe and Pearl Harbor Naval Base Clinic. Survived by husband, Gary; daughter, Leslie Lazzeri; grandchildren, Kristin and Katie; son, Curtis; brother, Gary Bullington. Memorial service and inurnment 10 to 11 a.m. Feb. 26 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery Reflection Garden. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Shirley A. Pruder Memorial Fund, Hawaiian Humane Society. Arrangements by E.F. Lassahn Funeral Home.

WILLIAM MICHAEL SHAVONIS III, 44, of Las Vegas, died Feb. 13, 2001. A cook at various restaurants. Survived by mother, Doreen; sister, Wendy Matsuura. Private service held. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

CRAIG KEE SHEONG SMITH, 32, of Waipahu, died Feb. 11, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A Board of Water Supply employee. Survived by mother of children, Lorrie Toyofuku; sons, Justin and Jacob; mother, Alvina Shimabukuro; brother, Anson Shimabukuro; grandparents, Alvin and Evelyn Chock, Charles Shimabukuro and Sophie Smith. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Makai Chapel; rosary 7 p.m. Visitation also 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. John’s Apostle & Evangelist Church; Mass 12:30 p.m. Burial 2 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

CLARENCE R. TEIXEIRA, 59, of Hampton, Va., died Feb. 2, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A retired City & County of Honolulu supervisor. Survived by wife, Constance; daughters, Valerie Benn and Debra; son, Clarence Jr.; grandchildren, Crystalin and Nicholas Benn and Jessica and Sara. Memorial service 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Jude Church. No flowers.

FELINO ALCONCEL TOLENTINO SR., 69, of Honolulu, died Jan. 30, 2001. Born in Caoayan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. A retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard heavy equipment operator. Survived by wife, Lydia; sons, Steven, Wendell, Felino Jr., Patrick and Rueben; daughter, Melody-Lynn, Doris Maielua, Louise Craig, Erlinda Sakai and Jeanie Bustamante; 33 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 7:30 p.m. Visitation 8 to 9 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary; Mass 9:30 a.m. at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Burial 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.

HOWARD WENDELL KUHIA WILSON, 59, of Honolulu, died Feb. 14, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A City & County of Honolulu truck driver. Survived by wife, Coral; son, Howard Jr.; daughters, Robin, Kellie and Emma Prince-Wilson; brothers, Harvey and Jonathan; sisters, Henrietta Ishikawa, Myrtle Abang, Joan Kanakaole and Sharon Alvarado; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel; service 11 a.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

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