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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Tuesday, April 10, 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 Honolulu 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 the classified ads department at 521-9111.

ALICE MASAKO ARAKAKI, 73, of Mililani Town, died April 1, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by husband, Kazumi; sons, George, Garrick and Gordon; daughters, Cynthia Fukuda and Sharon Mendoza; brothers, Arthur and Richard Takahashi; sister, Mary Honda; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary.

MAY L. "BABY" ARRIBA, 47, of Lancaster, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, died April 2, 2001. Born in Cebu, Philippines. Survived by husband, Cecil; daughters, Cecilane, Chandelle, Celeste and Chrystal; parents, Luna and Marciana Zulueta; sisters, Pikake Enos and Novie Vehemente; brothers, Stephen "Butch," Junior and Ceasar Zulueta; 10 grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Burial 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire.

ANDREW ASAGRA SR., 73, of Wai'anae, died March 25, 2001. A fisherman. Survived by daughters, Meta, Melanie, Melissa, Mignon, Monique, Morae, Ginger and Yolanda; sons, Dooley, Stanford, Tony, Alan, Lohe and Lawrence; brother, Manuel Borges; sister, Anella Hurley; grandchildren; great-grandchildren. Memorial gathering and scattering of ashes 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Kaiona Beach Park, Waimanalo; Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

SULPICIO MAGUSLOG BALGOS, 88, of 'Oma'o, Kaua'i. Born in the Philippines. A papaya farmer. Survived by sons, Oscar, Rizal and Larry; daughters, Carlina Iglesia and Nora Morata. 28 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Kaua'i Mortuary Chapel, Koloa; service 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Kapa'a Public Cemetery. Casual attire.

FLORENTINO BATAYA, 82, of Wai'anae, died April 1, 2001. Born in 'Ola'a, Hawai'i. Survived by wife, Corazon; sons, Jarrett and Douglas; daughters, Jocelyn Shimura and Muriel; sisters, Angeline Gallano, Beatrice Alvarico and Rosaline Navarro; brothers, Teofilo Villacorte; grandchildren; great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. tomorrow at St. John the Baptist Church; service 10:30 a.m. Inurnment 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

BENJAMIN NAKEA DUNN, also known as BEN DUNG, 80, of Wai'anae, died March 30, 2001. Born in Waia'nae. A retired car salesman. Survived by children; Dennis, Harrison, Ronald, Ellenjane Ramler and Laura Dunn; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brothers, Wilfred and David; sisters, Elsie "Pio" Pendergraft, Mabel Derks and Dorothy Pacheco. Visitation 10 to 11:15 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 11:15 a.m. Burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire.

ANTONIO SABLAS GEOLINA JR., 63, of 'Ewa, died April 4, 2001. Born in Kunia. Royalty Enterprises and Capri Homes administrator; retired real estate agent and City Council legislative aide. Survived by wife, Barbara Yoshiko; Visitation 6 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Burial 10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park.

SENKAI HIGA, 85, of Honolulu, died April 5, 2001. Born in Lahaina, Maui. Retired carpenter. Survived by wife, Yae; sons, William, Howard, Frederick and Andrew; brothers, Jusei, Katsumi and Shigeru; sister, Fumiko Shimabuku; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Service 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Aloha attire.

DEBBIE L. BEAUCHAMP OSHIRO HODGSON, 46, of Florida, died April 3, 2001. Born in Winter Park, Fla. A Wal-Mart sales representative. Survived by daughters, Maile Oshiro and Lehua Pacheco; brother, Sid; sister, Laurie; mother, Mary Lou; grandchildren, Keani Lehua, David Jr. and Jeramy Jordan. Service 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Kailua Beach fronting Buzz's Steak House. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. Arrangements by Heirs Funeral.

PEARL LEIMOMI IOANE, 60, of Wai'anae, died March 31, 2001. Born on O'ahu. Survived by sons, John III, Jonathan and Jonah; daughters, Joanne and Joelyn Ione, Jocelynn Adams and Joycelynn McShane; 12 grandchildren; brothers, Walter Sr., Hiram and Lincoln Kamana; sisters, Florence Barrozo and Donna Gaspar. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 a.m. Saturday at the chapel; service 10:30 a.m.; burial noon at Nanakuli Homestead Cemetery. Aloha attire.

MASAO "MAC" "MAX" IRAHA, 83, of Honolulu, died March 10, 2001. Born in Koloa, Kaua'i. A retired federal government maintenance department supervisor. Survived by wife, Kay; sons, Michael, Dean and Vance; five grandchildren; brother, Kenneth; sister, Katherine. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.

The Rev. IWALANI SARAH ANN "AUNTY GIRLIE" KAMOKU, 89, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died March 28, 2001. A homemaker, and former assistant pastor, Ke Kilohana O Ka Malamalama Church. Survived by sons,John Kamoku Sr. and Harold Mokiao; daughter, Elsie Kihano; 22 grandchildren; 60 great-grandchildren; 21 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Ke Kilohana O Ka Malamalama Church, Manono Street; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 7:30 to 9 a.m. Saturday at the church; service 9:30 a.m.; burial to follow at Mauna Kea Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

DAVID KUALAU KEOHOLOU JR., 82, of Honolulu, died April 6, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Retired city sanitation driver. Survived by wife, Elizabeth; son, Saffery; daughters, Mary Keohohou-Miller, Elizabeth Counts, Pamela and Wendamae Keohohou, Davelyn Keohohou-Fukino and Roxanne Keohohou-Makuakane; brother, Edward; sisters, Eleanor Clark, Myra Mitchell and Daisy Kelly; 16 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 7:30 p.m. Visitation 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday at the mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

MAXIMA MANCIA, 68, of Papa'ikou, Hawai'i, died April 3, 2001. Sam Sung Computer Co. data entry employee. Survived by mother, Procesa Marino; sons, Ralph Galdones Jr., Neal and Gene; daughters, Karen Baraoidan, Iris Lindsay and Susan Gabris; 21 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren. Private services held. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawai'i Funeral Home.

VAUGHN O'DELL MORRISON, 83, of Walnut Creek, Calif., formerly of Maui and O'ahu, died March 31, 2001. Born in Grundy Center, Iowa. Former HC&S engineer, vice president of Amelco; and chairman of the board of Global Contractors. Survived by wife, Barbara; daughters, Melanie Chambers, Margaret Morrison and Maile Busby; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Memorial services at St. John's Church, Kula, Maui, in August. Donations to Hospice Maui or the church. Arrangements by Tradition Care Funeral Services, Walnut Creek.

YOSHIO "WALLY" NITTA, 83, of Kalaheo, Kaua'i, died April 4, 2001. Born in Wahiawa, Kaua'i. Retired A&B Commercial Co. draftsman. Survived by sons, Marvin, Wesley and Nelson; daughter, Penny; one grandson; brother, Katsuichi; sisters, Kiyono Tanioka and Asayo Mori. Visitation 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Garden Island Mortuary; service 4:30 p.m. No flowers. casual attire.

LORRAINE RITA ORNELLAS-WIKANDER, 71, of Honolulu, died April 2, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by sons, Robert and Gary Comeau and Scott Wikander; daughter, Debbie Aki; mother, Agnes Ornellas; brothers, John Milton, Lowell and Richard Ornellas; four grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

AIKO "DORIS" OYA, 88, of 'Aiea, died March 31, 2001. Born in 'Aiea. Member of Soto Mission, 'Aiea. Survived by son, Shoichi; brother, Hajime Yamane; sister, Sueko Matsuura; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

LYNDA LEI RIEKO PETERSON, 48, of Honolulu, died April 6, 2001. Born in Waimea, Kaua'i. Survived by husband, William; parents, George and Miyoko Apduhan; brothers, George Apduhan Jr.; sister, Susan Ignacio; stepchildren, Joseph Van, Scott, Williams Jr. and Rae Kaliko. Visitation 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 6:30 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

TSURUKO C. SAIKI, 71, of 'Aiea, died April 1, 2001. Survived by husband, Roy; son, James Chandler; one granddaughter; and sisters, Nakako Tomizuka and Tomoko Hamana. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

RICHARD DOMINGO OHARA SANTILLO, 66, of Waimanalo, died March 24, 2001. Retired longtime Hawai'i Newspaper Agency pressman. Survived by sons, Dudley and Richard; daughter, Richarlyne "Richie"; hanai son, Dereck Tamura; hanai daughters, Rita Nasario and Noralei Stant; brothers, Joseph, John, Benjamin, Michael, Andrew and Charles Kaimana; sisters, Emma Baptiste, Kathleen Kaimana and Gladys "Kuulei" Nohara. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; services over ashes 11 a.m.; inurnment to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

ROY MASAYOSHI SONODA, 71, of Kailua, formerly of Pu'un«n«, Maui., died April 6, 2001. Born in Pu'un«n«. Retired Oahu Air Conditioning Co. serviceman. Survived by wife, Betty; son, Ronald; daughters, Iris Lee and Dale Kaneko; brother, Kiyoshi; sisters, Hilda Taomae, Alma Ogata and Shirley Ihara; five grandchildren; Service 3:30 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.

DANILO "DANNY BOY" GALANTO VALDEZ JR., 25, of Honolulu, died April 1, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by father, Danilo "Danny" Sr.; mother, Heidi Rigaud; grandmother, Anna Walton. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Cremation to follow.

AYANO YOSHINO, 91, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died April 2, 2001. Born in Kaiaakea, Hawai'i. Retired Hongo Nursery floral worker, Hilo. Survived by son, Masaki Sonoda; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sisters, Misao Watanabe, Mitsuno Kobayashi, Itsuyo Higaki, Shizuko Tanaka and Sadami Hamamoto. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home, Hawai'i.