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DENISE MARIE CADIZ BEATTY, 41, of Kahului, Maui, died Dec. 13, 2001. Born in Wailuku, Maui. A Liberty House accommodations supervisor/cashier. An American Cancer Society Relay for Life and Alzheimer's Association volunteer. Survived by husband, Paul; son, Johnathan; daughter, Tiffany-Marie; mother, Annunciation Cadiz; brother, Mark Cadiz; sisters, Christine Johnson and Lisa Lamille; hanai brother, Andres "Andy" Oania Jr.; hanai sisters, Karen Reyes and Ro-Anne Cadiz. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Christ the King Catholic Church; prayer service 8 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
MARLYN LOUISE BLACKBURN, 79, of Kahului, Maui, died Dec. 6, 2001. Born in St. Louis. A retired registered nurse. Survived by sons, Michael, Steven and Stanley Johnson and Keith Blackburn; daughter, Cindy Catugal; two grandchildren; great-grandson. Private service held. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary.
AMBROCIA LUCAS DAGURO, 69, of Honolulu, died Nov. 29, 2001. Born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Member of St. Paul's Church. Survived by sons, Edibodi, Leonardo and Jerry; daughters, Benedicta Soliman, MaryLou Rivera and Evangeline Gabatino; mother, Paulina Lucas; 15 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul's Church; Mass 10 a.m.; burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.
DOROTHY "DEEDEE" LEILANI ELDERTS, 68, of Mountain View, Hawai'i, died Dec. 9, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A homemaker. Survived by husband, Mathew; sons, Kendall and Mathew; daughters, Renee Young, Diane Elderts, Corrina Chung, Delsey Talamoa and Norine Satele; brothers, Robert and Jesse Via; 29 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary-Hilo; service 7 p.m. Graveside service 10 a.m. Saturday at Homelani Memorial Park; burial to follow. Casual attire.
GEORGE "KEOKI" EMMSLEY, 71, died Dec. 14, 2001. Born in Hana, Maui. A former tour director and World Wide Flight Services employee. Survived by wife, La Verne "Lovie"; sons, George, Henry, William and Patrick Emmsley and Kyle Ubasa; daughters, Joann, Theresa Solomon, Josephine Naweli and Barbara; sister, Minnie Keala; brother, Henry; 48 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Friday at Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial noon at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Lei welcome.
ANGELITO "CHIEF" QUINES GUIRA, 50, of Honolulu, died Dec. 12, 2001. Born in Piddig, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Survived by wife, Lydia; daughters, Leilani Gestrich and Annaliza; mother, Regina; brothers, Juan and Julio; sisters, Susanna Ramos, Mercedes Albis, Virginia Domingo and Elena Ventura; three grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Overnight vigil to follow at the family residence. Visitation also 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony Church, Kalihi; Mass 9:30 a.m.; burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.
JOSEPH GOMES HENRIQUES JR., 75, of Honolulu, died Dec. 14, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by wife, Lillian; son, Joseph; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 2:30 p.m. Burial 9:30 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers.
WILFRED SHIZUO KATSURA, 84, of Honolulu, formerly of Kane'ohe, died Dec. 10, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A retired carpenter. Former scoutmaster for Boy Scouts of America Troop 205. Survived by sons, Ardell, Rodney, Terry and Dexter; daughter, Karen Nagamine; grandson, Stacy; brother, Yoshito; sister, Doris Yokota. Visitation 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m.; cremation to follow. Committal service 9:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers. Casual attire.
FUJIE KINOSHITA, 91, of Honolulu, died Nov. 30, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Isaac and Joseph; daughter, Ruth Gushiken; sister, Eleanor Kawamoto; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.
ROSE S. KOHATSU, 71, of 'Aiea, died Dec. 7, 2001. Born in Kona, Hawai'i. Survived by husband, Risei; sons, Kelvin and Lloyd; three grandchildren; brothers, Robert and Herman Inomoto; sister, Edith Sakamoto. Visitation 6 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 7 p.m. No flowers. Aloha attire.
GARY KIYOSHI NISHIZAWA, 57, of Honolulu, died Dec. 12, 2001. Born in Honolulu. An Asahi Beer USA sales manager. Survived by parents, Toshio and Beatrice; brothers, Miles and Dr. Guy; sisters, Geri Baenen and Gwen Clarke-Fujie; friend, Anne Do. Service 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Inurnment service 11 a.m. Dec. 24 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.
MITSUGU SHIMIZU, 85, of Mililani, died Dec. 12, 2001. Born in 'Ewa. An electrician retired from Oahu Sugar Company. Survived by wife, Fujie; son, Raymond; daughter, Lenora Inoue; a brother; four sisters; three grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary; service 6:30 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
MANUEL SADARAN TABILE, 93, of Wai'anae, died Nov. 28, 2001. Born in the Philippines. A retired stevedore. Survived by son, Edward Liwan; 13 grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Visitation 10 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
TSUKIE TADA, 79, of Napilihau, Maui, died Dec. 14, 2001. Born in Lahaina, Maui. A member of the Lahaina Shingon Mission. Survived by husband, Takeshi; daughter. Karen Iwata, Cynthia Tada and Janet Shimizu; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Kazuo and Kenneth Teshima; sisters, Matsue Tsubaki, Yasumi Horikami and Yoshimi Oki. Visitation 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday at Nakamura Mortuary; service 4 p.m. Reception to follow. No flowers. Casual attire.
MITSUJI YAMAMOTO, 72, of Honolulu, died Dec. 9, 2001. Born in Niumalu, Kaua'i. A retired Federal Aviation Administration air traffic assistant. Survived by brother, Stanley; sisters, Yoshiko Nishikawa, Tamae Miyashita and Alice Hiraki. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.