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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, August 12, 2001


Advertiser Staff

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, Ho-nolulu, 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.

TEUVO A. "GUS" AHOLA, 83, of Honolulu, died Aug. 8, 2001. A colonel retired from the U.S. Air Force, Pearl Harbor survivor and pioneer in space research. Survived by sons, Teuvo "Ted" Jr., Einar; daughter, Tyne Cody; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sister, Irmy Peterson. Inurnment service 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers. Memorial donations to Young Life Hawaii, 829 Pensacola St. #215. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

TOSHIO "MUGGSY" ANDO, 76, of 'Ewa Beach, died Aug. 8, 2001. Born in 'Ewa. A retired carpenter and member of Waipahu Soto Mission. Survived by sons, Kurtis and Wesley; daughter, Jocelyn Valdez; a grandson; brother, Masahiro; sisters, Kiyono Imaoka, Gladys Ando, Marian Sato and Fumie Miyashiro. Visitation after 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

JANICE CATHERINE BAKER, 60, of 'Aiea, died Aug. 8, 2001. Born in Essex, England. A retired marketing director. Survived by son, Mark Saffell; daughter, Trudy Lovejoy; mother, Catherine; sister, Jean Oxley; brothers, Tony, Mike and Barry; grandchildren, Jai, Elsa and Cobie Lovejoy. Private service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

MARINA K. BERMUNDO, 76, of Kailua, formerly of Lihu'e, Kaua'i, died Aug. 5, 2001. Born in Pu'unene, Maui. Survived by husband, Juan; sons, Val Kiyabu, Bernard Kiyabu and Christopher Kiyabu; stepdaughters, Bella Kope and Jeannette Browning; grandchildren; brother, Virgilio "Sonny" Romua; sisters, Leonora Saulibio and Virginia Arzadon. Graveside service noon Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

CLIFFORD DUCK YEU CHEE SR., 67, of Kailua, died Aug. 4, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A mechanic retired from Hawaiian Tel, and 1951 graduate of Kamehameha Schools. Survived by sons, Clinton, Clifford Jr., Clayton, Colin and Curtis; 13 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; brother, Albert Sr.; sisters, Betty Gin, JoAnn Chun, Juliette Araki and Noreen Teruya. Visitation 4 p.m. Thursday at Kamehameha Schools Bernice Pauahi Bishop Chapel; service 6 p.m. Burial 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. No flowers. Aloha attire.

EDWARD KAIHE MAKAWALU CHONG SR., 71, of Honolulu, died Aug. 8, 2001. An engineer's aide for the City and County of Honolulu. Survived by wife, Anita; daughter, Wanda Chong-Mendonca; sons, Edward "Kaihe Makawalu" Jr., Dr. Blane "Kalani" and Russell "Lanui"; five grandchildren; brothers, William "Kanoe", Arthur and Samuel "Kaomea." Service 10 a.m. Thursday at the Elks Club, Waikiki. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaiii.

THOMAS "TOM" DE LAURA, retired professor at Honolulu Community College, died Aug. 6, 2001. Born in Ho-nolulu. Formerly a supervisor at Shop # 07 of Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. Survived by wife, Peggie; sons, Allen, Mel, Glenn, Gilbert, Michael and Richard; daughter, Darlene Delima; 17 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister, Cecilia Garlasa. Visitation 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. Monday at St. Patrick Catholic Church; Mass 11:45 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.

NANCY C. FOWLER, 80, of Kailua, died Aug. 8, 2001. Born in Newton, Mass. Retired economist for the state of Hawai'i. Survived by husband, Gordon Sr.; son, Gordon Jr.; daughters, Nancy "Pualani" Coble, Betty "Kainani" Andrade and Diane "Kuulei" Eisele; seven grandchildren. Service 1 p.m. Friday at Central Union Church, Atherton Chapel. Aloha attire. Memorial donations to the American Cancer Society, Hawaii Chapter. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

AARRON TY GONZALES, 23, of Wailuku, Maui, died Aug. 9, 2001. Born in Honolulu. An avid motorcycle racer, ocean free diver and skydiver. Survived by parents, Andras "Andy" and Joni; brother, Marcus; sisters, Vanda and Candice; grandparents, Jackie Rodriguez, Suyetomo "Bull" Toyama, Lynn Toyama and Wynne Sanchez, Peter and Lilly. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Lei only. Aloha attire. Cremation to follow.

YASUKO HIGA, 90, of Honolulu, died Aug. 6, 2001. Born in Makaweli, Kaua'i. Retired proprietor of People's Lunchwagon. Survived by daughters, Carol Higa and Doris Victorino; brother, John Tamanaha; sisters, Gladys Kaneshiro, Florence Tamanaha; two grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary; service 6 p.m. Casual attire.

RICHARD JOSEPH KUTYLO, 49, of Kurtistown, Hawai'i, died Aug. 5, 2001. Born in California. A plumber, U.S. Air Force veteran and avid surfer. Survived by companion, Kathy Studer; daughter, Amy; mother, Ethel; brother, Stephen; hanai sister, Debbie Simpson. Visitation 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home; service 5 p.m. Scattering of ashes service 3 p.m. Tuesday at Pohoiki Beach. Casual attire.

ROSALIA "ROSE" SHIZURU LAUDE, 81, of Mililani, died Aug. 7, 2001. Born in Makaweli, Kaua'i. Survived by son, Jack Jr.; daughters, Ramona Ricaporhall, Susan Shizuru and Nola DeVincent; nine grandchildren; six-great-grandchildren; sister, Justine Riley. Visitation 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service noon. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary.

LILLIAN TEVES MICCIO, 84, of Honolulu, died Aug. 7, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A former hospitality director for Ala Moana Hotel. Survived by sister, Harriet Ord; two nieces and six nephews. Mass 7 p.m. Monday at the Newman Center, 1941 East-West Road, University of Hawai'i, Manoa. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Memorial donations to the American Cancer Society, Honolulu Unit, 23708 Nu'uanu Ave., Honolulu HI 96817 or St. Francis Hospice, 24 Piwa Road, Honolulu HI 96817. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.

DANNY JOHN MILLER, 47, of Oceanview, Hawai'i, died Aug. 4, 2001. Born in California. A cook. Survived by mother, LaRose; brother, Craig; sisters, Margaret Smith, Suzanne Goodspeed and Nancy Avery. Private service to be held at a later date. Arrangements by Memorial Mortuary.

ELSIE MAE MORGENSTEIN, 77, of Honolulu, died Aug. 7, 2001. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. One of the original J.C. Penney Ala Moana Center employees. Survived by sons, Irwin Jr., Robert, Richard Sr., Armand and Jeffrey; sister, Betty Lou Ah Quin; nine grandchildren; a great-grandson. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 7 a.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church; Mass 10 a.m.; committal service 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary.

LESTER P. MORTON JR., of Kailua, has died. A Little League coach, Castle Memorial Hospital volunteer, mechanical engineer with the U.S. Navy and Army Corps of Engineers and executive assistant with First Federal Savings and Loan, and engineering consultant with Syntech Ltd. Survived by wife, Helen; daughter, Lynn Salmi. Service 9 a.m. Wednesday at Kailua Methodist Church. Aloha attire.

FRAYON FUSAE NIHEI, 69, of Pukalani, Maui, died Aug. 11, 2001. Born in Kahului. Former Maui Land & Pineapple worker. Survived by husband, Takeji; sons, Gordon and Lloyd; a grandson; brothers, Shigeo, George and Torao Wakayama; sister, Thelma Okuda. Visitation 4 p.m. Tuesday at Nakamura Mortuary; service 5 p.m. Inurnment at a later date. No flowers. Casual attire.

BERNARD ORTIZ, 83, of Wai'anae, died Aug. 4, 2001. Born in Pepe'ekeo, Hawai'i. A Giants Little League coach for 25 years; also retired from Barbers Point Naval Air Station in 1980. Survived by wife, Francisca; sons, Gregory and Leroy; brothers, John, Clarence, William and Ricardo; sisters, Margaret Kahalewai, Rose Torres, Clara Sanchez and Shirley Colon; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at St. Rita Church; service 8 p.m. Visitation also 8:15 a.m. Thursday; service 9:15 a.m.; committal service 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

STANLEY J. OSSERMAN, 77, died July 7, 2001. Born in Pelham, N.Y. A lieutenant colonel retired from the U.S. Marine Corps. A Navy test pilot. Retired from the State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations as an OSHA inspector. Survived by wife, Sharon; son, Stan Jr.; daughter, Ann Markle; stepson, Tony Sarcomo; five grandchildren. Service held in Las Vegas. Private burial. Memorial donations to the Nathan Adelson Hospice, Las Vegas, or the American Cancer Society.

LOURDES SILVA SABADO, 83, of Kaimuki, died Aug. 5, 2001. A tailor retired from Andrade, The Body Shop, Hollywood Custom Tailor and Ross Sutherland. Survived by daughters, Rose Timbresa and Carmen McDonald; six grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 to 10:15 a.m. Thursday at St. Augustine Catholic Church; Mass 9:30 a.m.; burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

DAVID OLIVER SALAS, 49, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Aug. 8, 2001. Born in Hilo. A cane truck driver for the former Hilo Coast Processing Company. Survived by companion, Linda Rud; daughters, Jolie, Jaime and Tracie; parents, Martin "Lindo" Jr. and Josephine Salas; brothers, Edward, Patrick and Richard; sisters, Geraldine Ancheta, Flora Santos and LouWanda; two grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday; service 10:30 a.m.; burial at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2.

EDITH GERTRUDE SCHLAFF, 73, died July 28, 2001. Born on Moloka'i. A graduate of Sacred Hearts Academy. Survived by daughters, Donna Mae Aukai and Debra Ann Simpliciano; sons, Glenwood Buhl, John, Eugene and Charles; 14 grandchildren; sister, Dolly Keliikipi; brother, Michael So. Service to be held in Texas.

HISATO "HISA" UMEMOTO, 74, of Waimanalo, died Aug. 10, 2001. Born in Kohala, Hawai'i. Proprietor of Kahalu'u Valley Nursery. Survived by wife, Ethel; sons, Darryl and Nelson; daughters, Wendy Raquel and Dawn Oh; brothers, Tetsuichi, Tamotsu, Takaichi "Joe" and Wayne; sisters, Fujie "Edna" Tokuuke, Michie Tokuuke, Kinue Yamaki, Evelyn Tsubakihara, Mona Takeshita and Ellen Kobayashi; seven grandchildren. Visitation from 5 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Congregational Church; service 6 p.m. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.

KATHERINE LIM YAMAMOTO, 94, of Honolulu, formerly of Kekaha, Kaua'i, died July 26, 2001. Born in Kohala, Hawai'i. Retired Kekaha Elementary School teacher. Survived by nieces and nephews. Private service held. Memorial donations to The Arcadia Memorial Irrevocable Trust, 1434 Punahou St., Honolulu HI 96822. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.

GLADYS "TINY" KUM TONG YOUNG, 70, of Nordland, Wash., formerly of Honolulu, died Aug. 3, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A homemaker, 4-H leader and proprietress of her own ceramics business. Survived by daughters, Suzan Tipton and Heidi Young Chen; grandchildren, Ashley, Nicole Chen, Austin and Hannah Tipton. Visitation 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 11:30 a.m. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary.