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VICTORIO QUINATES ALFANTE, 92, of Kaunakakai, Moloka'i, died July 7, 2001. Born in Mapandan, Pangasinan, Philippines. Survived by wife, Genara; son, Donny; daughter, Michelle; two grandchildren. Service held; burial at Kapa'akea Cemetery. Arrangements by Moloka'i Mortuary, Ho'olehua, Moloka'i.
YOLANDA MAE ALVAREZ, 58, of 'Ewa Beach, died July 12, 2001. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Former president of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Women's Filipino Catholic Club and Filipino Women's Civic Club. Survived by husband, Don; sons, Anthony, Daniel, David and Dean; brothers, William and Hypolito Javier; sisters, Rosalinda Cabaltera, Claudia Saclausa and Beverly Javier. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, Makai Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church; Mass 10 a.m.; cemetery committal service 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.
JOSE TEODORICO MANZONILLO ARIOS SR., 81, of Honolulu, died June 28, 2001. Born in Marcos, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Survived by wife, Genoveva; sons, Jose Jr. and Alejo; daughters, Premia Gorgonio and Luzviminda Villanueva; brothers, Gregorio and Pedro; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of the Mount Church; Mass 10:15 a.m.; burial noon at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire.
JOHN FRANKLIN BAKER, 78, of Hawi, Hawai'i, died July 16, 2001. Born in King's Park, N.Y. School district transportation supervisor. Survived by wife, Ann; daughters, Carol Barco, Suzanne Oliberos, Beth Brock and Diane Sebring; sons, John Jr. and Mark; sister, Marie Long; 14 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Visitation 12:30 to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Kohala Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo, Hawai'i.
SAMUEL ISAMU INOUE, 92, of Kamiloloa, Moloka'i, died July 4, 2001. Born in Pu'un«n«, Maui. Machinist and supervisor at Libby and Dole plantations, Moloka'i, and former master sergeant, 442nd Regimental Combat Team. Survived by son, Eugene; daughters, Harriet Turner, Eleanor Clere and Frances; two grandsons. Services held. Arrangements by Moloka'i Mortuary, Ho'olehua, Moloka'i.
AKIMI KIKUGAWA, 69, of Wahiawa, died July 6, 2001. Born in Lana'i City, Lana'i. A retired postal service worker. Survived by wife, Reiko; sons, Kenneth and John; daughters, Anne Ebisuya, Diane Correia, Amy Babino and Joy Tsui; 16 grandchildren; brothers, Reginald and Tad. Visitation after 4 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 5 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
DAVID T. KIYOTA, 35, of Mercer Island, Wash., died June 28, 2001. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. A Mercer Island Police Department sergeant. Survived by wife, Cathleen; parents, Kazuo and Annie. Service 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Inurnment 10 a.m. Monday at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery, Kane'ohe. No flowers. Casual attire.
MYRA LOIS LACUESTA, 59, of Nanakuli, died July 7, 2001. Survived by companion, Ipo Aweau; sons, John Huffman and Louis; sisters, Pinky Matson, Lana Pitzenburger, The Rev. Billie Keawekane and Jackie Derley; brothers, William Huffman III and George Huffman; stepmother, Hilda. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11 a.m. Private scattering of ashes at a later date. No flowers. Casual attire.
EDMUND UNEA LIMA SR., 83, of Kaunakakai, Moloka'i, died July 10, 2001. Born in Kalua'aha, Moloka'i. Survived by wife, Barbara Lima; sons, Murphy "Ohai" Mersberg, Edmund "Boy" Jr. and Stanley "Hon Hon" Lima; daughters, Barbara Poepoe, Vashti Lima, Glory-Ann Kaili, Doreen "Dee Dee" Coelho and Minnie Lima; brothers, William Jr., Alexander and David; sisters, Zelie Anderson, Violet Kamano, Mae Parish and Helen Kuroda. Service held. Burial held at Kapa'akea Cemetery, Kapa'akea, Moloka'i.
DIANA OI NGAN PANG, 76, of Honolulu, died July 13, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Nathan and Mereck; daughters, Suzi Faaitiiti and Theanne Lum; six grandchildren; brothers, Clifford, Wilford and Sunny Wong; sisters, Helen Chung, Eleanor Siu and Wanda Tong. Private service held. No flowers. Memorial donations c/o Mereck Pang, 3075 Ala Poha Pl. #709, Honolulu, HI 96819-1684. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
EVA KAIWAIKILOHANA HART SIMERSON, 88, of San Francisco, Calif., died June 13, 2001. Widow of the late Col. John Sr. Member of Daughters of Hawai'i and Ahahui Kalakaua Hawaiian Civic Club of San Francisco. Survived by daughters, Johnette Grimes and Wond; sons, Hart and Guy; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Service held. Burial held at Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, Calif.
DORA KAWAHINEPO'AIMOKU KAHILIHIWA STRAND, 76, of Tacoma, Wash., died July 2, 2001. Born in Kalapana, Hawai'i. Survived by sons, Alfred, Malcolm, George Sr., Samuel and William Wong; daughters, Deborah Tokuda, Alison Taylor, Donna Wong and Joyce Wong; brother, Donald Kauhi; sister, Rose Kipapa; 17 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; hanai sons, George Kaukani, Richard Kawainui, Joseph Foley and Scott Ohelho. Service 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary; rosary 7 p.m. Visitation 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday; Mass 9:30 a.m.; reception noon to 2 p.m. Cremation Tuesday. Private burial Wednesday at Greenhaven Cemetery, Kane'ohe.
ROBERT ITARU "BOBBY" WAKUYA, 88, of Honolulu, formerly of Gainsville, Fla., died July 12, 2001. Born in Waialua. A retired U.S. Army Reserve colonel. A University of Florida ROTC teacher. Survived by daughter, Roberta Stewart; grandchildren, Malia and Mitchell Stewart; nine nieces and nephews. Service noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.
DOROTHY HATSUE WATANABE, 88, of Honolulu, died July 6, 2001. Born on Kaua'i. A retired waitress. Survived by sons, Ted and Erick; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sister, Chiyoko Uehara. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
RAFAEL REYNON YADAO, 97, of Honolulu, died July 8, 2001. Born in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. A retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard heavy equipment mechanic. Survived by wife, Rosa; children; Alice Ringor, Narcisa Strohlin; Jose, and Robert; grandchildren; great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa; Mass 7:30 p.m. Graveside service 10 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Memorial Park.