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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Saturday, July 21, 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, 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.

LUCILLE RODRIGUES BAPTISTE, 84, of Honolulu, died July 16, 2001. A retired housekeeper and member of the United Puerto Rican Association. Survived by sons, Herbert, Rodney, Donald; daughters, Pauline Prewitt, Deborah Cornwell; 18 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson; brothers, James Sr., Richard Sr.; sisters, Rose Rodrigues, Leonora Vegas and Helen Pagan. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of the Mount Church; Mass 9:15 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

MARIE TORO BOSWELL, 80, of Honolulu, died July 18, 2001. Born in Columbus, Ohio. A retired secretary for the department of educational communications at the University of Hawai'i. Survived by husband, Douglas; sister, Elvera Georgenson; son, Michael; daughter, Kathleen; three grandchildren. Private service. Donations may be sent to Hospice Hawai'i. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Service of Hawai'i.

JUAN D. CABREROS, 90, of Honolulu, died July 14, 2001. A warehouseman retired from Pearl Harbor Naval Base and Kane'ohe Marine Base Hawai'i. Survived by son, Juan; daughter, Guyette Calles; sister, Esther Gutman; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

MARY "AUNTY MARY" CAMEROS, 60, of Wahiawa, died July 15, 2001. Born in Waialua. Survived by husband, Crispin "Cris"; daughter, Leanna Cameros; brother, Harry Aipia; sisters, Patricia Cameros, Aileen Cabebe and Margaret Bullard. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church; mass 11:45 a.m. Committal service 2 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery, Kane'ohe. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary.

ANNA LILINOE CHILLINGWORTH, 90, of Ho'olehua, Moloka'i, died July 19, 2001. Born in Humuhulu, Hawai'i. A homemaker and mother of Sonny Chillingworth. Survived by son, Clifford; daughters, Ilona Faye Kini and Jacqueline M. Hill; grandchildren; great-grandchildren. Visitation 11 a.m. Friday at O'ahu Cemetery chapel; service noon. Inurnment to follow. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

AILEEN "BESSIE" KA'ILIMAKAONAONA EWILIKO COOK, 81, of Makaha, died July 16, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A title abstractor. Survived by husband, James Sr.; son, James "Kimo" Jr.; daughters, Elizabeth Ostrowski and Alana-Jean Akiona; sister, Kuualoha "Peachie" Bishaw and Harriet Grube; 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren. Memorial service over the ashes 1 p.m. July 29 at St. Philip's Episcopal Mission, Maile. Scattering of ashes at a later date. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

ELEANOR KAM COOK LEONG DE COSTA, 82, of Lawa'i, Kaua'i, died July 25, 2001. Born in Hanap«p«, Kaua'i. A retired secretary. Survived by son, Joseph "Poncho" Jr.; daughters, Jean Nadatani, Marjorie Akita and Carol Shinagawa; sisters, Ellen Quon and Pearl Camara; 15 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation from 4 p.m. Friday at Holy Cross Catholic Church; Mass over the ashes 5 p.m. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Casual attire Las Vegas style. Arrangements by Borthwick Kaua'i Mortuary.

EMILY PAVAO ESPIRITU, 88, of 'Aiea, died July 13, 2001. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Survived by sons, Clifford and Peter; brother, Frank Pavao Jr.; sisters, Hazel Chang; 17 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Church of the Nazarene; service 11:30 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Cemetery. Flowers welcome. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

JOHN HARUICHI FUJIEKI, 84, of Honolulu, died July 16, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Star Market. Survived by wife, Ethel "Haruko"; son, John; daughter, Linda "Michiko" Matsunaga and Cheryl "Sadako" Kayano; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother, Raymond "Hisashi"; sister, Sueko. Visitation 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Aloha attire. Memorial donations to Star Markets and Fujieki Foundation, a component of Hawai'i Community Foundation, Kuakini Health Systems or American Diabetes Association of Hawai'i.

ELEANOR MARIA MIKALIMA MOEPONO KAAUMOANA, 66, of Waiale'e, O'ahu, died July 14, 2001. Born in Waiale'e. A volunteer for The Food Bank in Hale'iwa and member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kapa'a Ward, Kaua'i. Survived by husband, Richard; sons, Rudy, Charles, Larry and Gerry Rojo, Emmanual Jr., Isaac, Russell and Felix Niihau, Richard Jr., David, Joseph and Michael Kaaumoana, Gaynon Sobrado and Daniel Kaaumoana; daughters, Leona Boyle, Doreen Galletes, LeeAnn Frias, Miu Lan Oman, Marie Fritzgerald, Mary Jane Burdett, Christine Kempczenski; 41 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; brother, Albert Moepono. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Wednesday; service 10 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

SOICHI KADOTA, 86, of Kapa'a, Kaua'i died July 18, 2001. Born in Kapa'a. A retired Kaua'i County office manager. Survived by wife, Tsugie; son, James; daughter, Lucille; two grandchildren; brothers, Clifton Masato, Glenn Yoshiharu and Katsuyoshi; sisters, Fusae Morita, Hideko Kurosaki and Yoshiko Honda. Visitation 2 p.m. today at Kapa'a United Church of Christ; service 3 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.

PUNILI "LEI" KANAI, 86, of Mililani, died July 13, 2001. Born in Papa'ikou, Hawai'i. Previously a patient at Waimano Training Home. Survived by caregiver of 42 years, Tomasia Rosa. Private memorial service held. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary.

THELMA JEAN KOETHE, 73, of Honolulu, died July 16, 2001. Born in Hagerman, Idaho. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Larry, Gary and Terry; daughters, Marcy Frenz and Meredith Lopez; nine grandchildren; sister, Roberta Singrey. Private service. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association or the Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.

DON V. MESIONA, 94, of Mililani, died July 16, 2001. Born in Seville, Bohol, Philippines. Retired in 1966 from 'Ewa Plantation as an irrigator. Survived by wife, Emiliana "Annie"; sons, Basilio, Dionicio Jr., Patrick and David; daughters, Saturnina Bolos, Linda China, Laura Tangonan, Sharyn Starr, Cheryl Drew, Renona Morales and Roberta Larey; 37 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary makai chapel; prayer service 10:30 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

SUEKO NAKAHARA, 82, of Honolulu, died July 14, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A retired Hosoi Garden Mortuary night watch person. Survived by sons, James and Larry; sister, Doris Mihata and Violet. Visitation 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; memorial service 6 p.m. Casual attire.

LOUANN NELSON, 62, of Kane'ohe, died July 16, 2001. Born in Big Lake, Minn. A homemaker. Survived by husband, Gerald; daughter, Teresa Barros; sons, David, Dennis and Daniel; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sisters, Arlene Wickland, Frances Stroner, Barbara Johnson, Mary Peck, Patty Gressman and Karen Hilter. Visitation 6 p.m. Monday at Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

ELIZABETH CATHERINE PASTA, 86, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died July 1, 2001. Born in Ohio. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Elmer, Clifford and Dave; brother, James Puskas; sisters, Barbara Dorsett and Emma Balogh; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Private service at Forrest Lawn Cemetery, Hollywood Hills, Calif. Arrangements by Memorial Mortuary.

YUKIO "BALLAMAN" SHIMADA, 78, of Honolulu, died July 9, 2001. Born in Wainaku Camp 2, South Hilo, Hawai'i. A retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard stock clerk and member of F Company, 442nd Regimental Combat Team. Survived by wife, Nancy; son, Michael; daughter, Cynthia; grandson, Cory; brothers, Takeo and Tadao. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

MICKY C. TRAN, infant son of Dung Kirkpatrick and Thanh Tran, died July 16, 2001. Private service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

ELIZABETH WALSTROM, also known as BETTY BOWN, 78, of Kailua, died July 18, 2001. Born in Honolulu, A retired registered nurse. Survived by daughter, Kathryn Rokero; son, Thomas; three grandchildren. Service at a later date. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

ANNIE RODRIGUES WIGEN, 74, of Wai'anae, died July 9, 2001. Born in Kahuku. Wife of the late U.S. Army CWO-3 (Retired) Donald Mike Wigen. Survived by son, Henry "Hank"; daughter, Sophia; granddaughter, Antoinette-Sophia; grandson, Michael. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary.