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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, September 6, 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.

EUGENE "BOY" ALBINIO, 73, of Pahoa, Hawai'i, died Aug. 30, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Retired from Marine Firemen's Union and a chief engineer for Sheraton Townhouse, Los Angeles. Survived by son, Seymour; daughters, Dodi Kuni, Doreen "Dadi" Gano, Margene "Hulu" Alefosio, Hilma "Kanani"; 19 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; stepdaughters, Debbie Riley, Karen Linde; companion, Monika Lindsey. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Cremation to follow. Inurnment Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Aloha attire.

EVELYNE S. BARBER, 86, of Honolulu, died Aug. 31, 2001. Survived by stepgrandchildren, Mary Helen Padua, Claire Chilton, Lee Cassity, Carol Ann Holmes, Jane Winters. No service to be held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

THOMAS EMIL BASTIS, 73, of Honolulu, died Sept. 1, 2001. Born in Minneapolis, Minn. Retired president of Ameron HC&D. Survived by wife, Ruth; sons, Jonathan, Mark, David; mother, Evelyn; brother, Charles; four grandchildren. Memorial service noon Saturday at the Church of The Holy Nativity. Casual attire. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

JANET M. CALLENDER, 75, of Honolulu, died Aug. 31, 2001. A retired teacher and musician. Survived by friends. Memorial Mass 5 p.m. Friday at St. Augustine Church, Waikiki. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

JOHN "JOHNNY" KWAI LUM CHONG, 65, of Honolulu, died Aug. 28, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Operator of Kila Kila Limousine Service, and sixth generation grandmaster with Pak Mei Pai Kung Fu. Survived by wife, Debbi; sons, Gabriel, Noah, Marcus and Damien; daughters, Rebekah, Angelica, Laura Jean McShane, Johnelle Goalstone and Melissa Chun; 13 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

DUANE W. COMPTON, 76, of Honolulu, died Sept. 2, 2001. Born in Fargo, N.D. A lieutenant colonel retired from the U.S. Army and school teacher retired from Campbell High School. Survived by wife, Alice; sons, Albert, Bruce; daughters, Lani Batey, Momi Lunning; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 2:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Private inurnment at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Cemetery at a later date. No flowers. Aloha attire.

PRESTON KEALOHA DELA CRUZ, 44, of Kailua, Kona and Papakolea, O'ahu, died Aug. 25, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A singer with the Kalahee Trio, Hawaiian entertainer also employed at the old Willows Restaurant. Survived by mother, Abbie; brothers, Peter and Paul; sisters, Paulette Wolfgramm, Priscilla Kanoe Simpliciano, Patty Ann Dela Cruz, Patty-Mae Santana. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kona Second Ward Stake Center. Visitation also 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 13 and 8:30 to 11 a.m. Sept. 14 at the chapel at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 'Auwaiolimu Ward, Honolulu. Burial to follow at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual or aloha attire.

SOTERO M. GARMA, 87, of 'Ele'ele, Kaua'i, died Aug. 23, 2001. Born in the Philippines. A custodian for First Hawaiian Bank. Survived by wife, Anastacia; sons, Mert, Hilario; daughters, Lillian, Tessie Arucan, Gloria Fiesta; 13 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Service held. Burial was at Kalapaki Bay Memorial Park at Nawiliwili.

KENNETH TADAHARU HASHIZAKI, 62, of Pukalani, Maui, died Sept. 2, 2001. Born in Pu'unene, Maui. Employed as a nursery worker at KaLima O Maui. Survived by mother, Chizuko; brothers, Gary and Leonard; sister, Ione Nakasone. Visitation 5 p.m. Friday at Kahului Union Church; service 6 p.m. Urn burial 9 a.m. Saturday at Maui Memorial Park. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary.

LINDA MILANI KAWAAUHAU JOHNSON, 56, of Honolulu, died Aug. 29, 2001. Born in Pahala, Hawai'i. A remittance processor at Bank of Hawai'i. Survived by husband, Ned; daughters, Ruth Johnson-Villanueva, Naomi Kamauoha, Leila; three grandchildren; brothers, Frank Kawaauhau, Anthony Kawaauhau, Patrick Kawaauhau, Alika Kawaauhau; sisters, Sarah Kim, Diana Terukina, Kloh-Anne Drummondo, Luana Billington. Visitation 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11 a.m. Burial 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kane'ohe. Aloha attire.

JOHN BUFF KOAHOU, 78, of Kailua, died Aug. 26, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Retired from Public Works Center, Pearl Harbor. Survived by sons, John Jr., Tommy, Hubert, Gary; daughter, Eleana Koahou; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday; service 11:30 a.m. Entombment to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

BEATRICE MENDIVEL, 63, of Honolulu, died Sept. 1, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by companion, Rick Herodies; mother, Helen Suyat; daughters, Helene Martin and Roberta; son, Steven; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Frances Salas, Leanna, Marlene and Yvonne; brothers, Johannan, Manuel and Edward. Visitation 11 to 11:45 a.m. tomorrow at Our Lady of Peace Cathedral; Mass noon. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

SHOJI "LEFTY" MIYAMURA, 74, of Kailua-Kona, Hawai'i, died Aug. 31, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Retired ironworker and retired activities coordinator at King Kamehameha Hotel. Survived by sons, Larry Mattos, Michael, Frederick Baker; daughters, Pamela Bagor, Gail Perez, Mahina Leitel, Melissa; brothers, Masao, Calvin, Franklin; sisters, Jean Goshi, Helen Shiraishi, Joan Uyeno, Doris Lum, Shirley; 32 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Friday, Kona Outdoor Circle, 76-6280 Kuakini Hwy., Kailua-Kona. Private urn burial in the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary-Kona.

KENNETH KIYOSHI UEHARA aka SHICHA NAKAZATO, 84, of Honolulu, died Aug. 30, 2001. Born in Papa'ikou, Hawai'i. The retired operator of Nuuanu Y.M.C.A. cafeteria. Survived by sons, Kenneth Jr., Steven, Alan; daughters, Lorraine Araki, Pat Nakama; 18 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; brother, Richard Uehara; sisters, Sally Shimabukuro, Nancy Hagiwara. Memorial service 4 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.

RAYMOND PHILLIPS SR., 45, of Wailua Homesteads, Kaua'i, died Sept. 3, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Kauai Sands maintenance supervisor. Survived by wife, Alberta; sons, Christopher Almeida and Raymond Jr.; daughter, Nicole; brothers, Alfred Rapoza, Rodney, Donald Jr., Robert and Eric; sister, Diane Rapozo. Visitation noon Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary, Kaua'i; service 1 p.m. Casual attire.

ALVIN B. SIMAO, 63, of Makaweli, Kaua'i, died May 20, 2001. Born in Makaweli. A technician retired from AT&T and veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Survived by wife, Judith; son, Steven; daughter, Lani; a grandchild. Service 6 p.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Waimea. Inurnment 11 a.m. Saturday at Kauai Veterans Cemetery, Hanapepe. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.

ELLEN SHIZUKO TANIGUCHI, 78, of Honolulu, died Aug. 28, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A homemaker. Survived by husband, Robert; sons, Glenn and Bert; daughters Jo-Ann Yokota and Nora Goto; nine grandchildren; brothers, George and William Fukuda; sister, Tazuko Goto. Service noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.

LORENE LAM YAP, 81, of Honolulu, died Sept. 1, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Retired First Federal Savings and Loan loan officer and from Developer's Escrow. Survived by sons, John and Frederick; brother, Raymond Lam; sister, Ruth Hovarter; three grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 10 a.m.; burial 11:30 a.m. at Makiki Cemetery. Aloha attire.

HILDA A. YONEZAWA, of 'Aiea, died Aug. 27, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Member of Aiea Ballroom Dancing Association. Survived by sons, Derrick and Darryl; brother, Akira Amakawa; sisters, Dorothy and Gertrude Amakawa; grandson, Sam Yonezawa; companion, Gunji Tachino. Visitation 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, mauka chapel; memorial service 6 p.m. Casual attire.