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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted on: Saturday, January 26, 2002


Toshiko Hokama, 98, music store owner
Edwin H. Honda, 79, retired circuit judge

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

POLICARPIO GRANDE AGUSTIN, 91, of Pahala, Hawai'i, died Jan. 20, 2002. Born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A heavy equipment operator for the former Ka'u Sugar Co. Survived by sons, Paul and Lee; daughters, Joanne Ebanez and Joyce Agustin; five grandchildren; a great-granddaughter. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Pahala Methodist Church; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 10 a.m. Monday; prayer service 10 a.m.; burial at Na'alehu County Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

ANNA OI SUN ARIZUMI, 76, of Mililani, died Jan. 17, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A retired bookkeeper. Survived by sons, Richard "Jiggy" Jr., John and Thomas; six grandchildren; a great-grandchild; brothers, Richard Wong and James Wong. Private service held. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

VALENTIN PASCOLADO BAGA, 98, of Kane'ohe, died Jan. 22, 2002. A truck driver retired from Dole Cannery. Survived by wife, Florencia; sons, Jobert and Jelbert; stepdaughter, Esquila Vasquez; seven stepchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Burial in the Philippines. No flowers. Casual attire.

LEOME T. BRIGGS, 92, of Honolulu, died Jan. 23, 2002. Born in Maville, N.D. A retired schoolteacher. Survived by son, Thor; daughter, Miki McFadden; five grandchildren; a great-grandchild. Service 3:30 p.m. today at Arcadia Chapel. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

CHARLIE BUTTERFLY, also known as CHARLES NORMAN ROSEN, 64, died Jan. 22, 2002. A certified public accountant, founder of Rainbow Light and director of the kitchen at Imua Camp on Maui. Survived by mother, Jeanette; wife, Aerie Waters; brothers, Froyam Edel and Merlen Hatter; daughters, Victoria Hansen and Stephanie Rosen Kest; daughter's mother, Misha; two grandchildren. Celebration of life 1 to 5 p.m. Feb. 10 at Camp Keanae, Maui; pot luck will be held. For more information call Froyam at 248-7568 or Jeffry Hansen at 870-9322. Ballard Family Mortuary assisting with arrangements.

JAMES CHEW HUNG CHUN, 78, of Honolulu, died Jan. 23, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A sheetmetal worker, and later supervisor in the planning and estimating department at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. Survived by wife, Ruth; daughters, Patricia Chow, Karen Webb and Leslie Urubshurow; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother, Dr. Raymond Chun. Visitation from 9 a.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

ORIN JAMES GARCIA, 20, of Federal Way, Wash., died Jan. 16, 2002. Survived by mother, Deborah Blankenship; stepfather, Wayne Blankenship; father, Eric Garcia; sister, Kinsey; grandparents, Rose and Albert Garcia, Charlie and Sylvia Cruthird, Coy and Gwen Kinsey and Salley Blankenship. Visitation 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Memorial donations to Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation, ATTN: Rehabilitation Department, Puyallup, Wash. Casual or aloha attire.

HISASHI "BOBBY" HAMADA, 84, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Jan. 19, 2002. Born in Honohina, Hawai'i. A road grader operator for the former Hilo Coast Processing Co. Survived by son, Leslie; daughter, Amy Jay; brothers, Roy Masaru, Hideo and Kiyoshi; sisters, Kay Sunakoda, Betty Suzuki and Kim Umeda; a grandson; three great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

JEAN FRANCES HANSON, 79, of Kane'ohe, died Jan. 17, 2002. Born in Baltimore, Md. Survived by sons, Earl, John, David "Jeffrey" and Mark; daughter, Jean Mullis; brothers, Daniel and Joseph Rodowski; sister, Joan Derwart; 10 grandchildren; a great-grandchild. Visitation 5 p.m. Monday at Oahu Cemetery; service 6 p.m. Private burial. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

HARRY JEN JUI HO, 65, of Honolulu, died Jan. 24, 2002. Born in China. Survived by wife, Anita; son, Francis; daughter, Christine; a grandchild; a brother; three sisters. Private service. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

LAURA FONG HO, 93, formerly of Honolulu, most recently of New York City, died Dec. 15, 2001. Born in Shanghai, China. An occupational therapist, artist, musician, calligrapher and federal court reporter fluent in several Chinese dialects. Former proprietor of a Honolulu business speicalizing in block print on silk; also a pianist who performed at The Honolulu Academy of Arts. The widow of Philip Ho, a Honolulu native who was an investment banker. Predeceased by sons, Robert and Michael. Survived by granddaughter, Charlotte; sisters, Mae Soong and Mary Sun; nieces and nephews. Memorial donations to The Honolulu Academy of Arts upcoming Shanghai Exhibit.

YUKIKO IKEDA, 95, of 'Aiea, died Jan. 17, 2002. Born on Kaua'i. Former owner of Ikeda Music Store. Survived by daughter, Lillian Kawamoto; son-in-law, Herbert Kawamoto; sister, Marguerite Smith; grandchildren; Eric Kawamoto and Lynn Kojima. Service 11 a.m. Tuesday at Oahu Cemetery chapel; inurnment 1:30 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

JOSE "JOE" GUZMAN JULIANO, 76, of Waipahu, died Jan. 19, 2002. Born in San Manuel, Tarlac, Philippines. A retired employee of the Philippine government and Honolulu Club. A member of the San Manuel Tarlac Hawaii Organization. Survived by wife, Caelata; daughters, Angelina Gonzalo, Cristina Dato, Dolores Epan, Eva Domingo, Joy Ventura and Wilhelmina Saadverdra; sons, Freddie and Tom; 20 grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church; Mass 9:45 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

GEORGE "KEOKI" LIM, 85, of Mililani, died Jan. 21, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Survived by wife, Hannah; daughters, Katherine Jerviss and Suzie DeMello; brother, Norman; half brother, Raymond; half sisters, Suni Lim and Ms. Everly; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

MISAKO NAGAI, 62, of Honolulu, died Jan. 22, 2002. Born in Kyoto, Japan. A treasurer for East West Journal. Survived by husband, Yuji; sons, Yuichiro and Richard; sister, Kishiko Kono. Private service held at Tendai Mission of Hawaii. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.

RUTH AYAKO NAKAMURA, 80, of Honolulu, died Jan. 15, 2002. Born in Waimea, Kaua'i. A retired Sears & Roebuck Co. marking room forelady and member of Koboji Shingon Mission. Survived by brother, Tomio; sisters, Doris Takatsuki, Jeannette Higa, Charlotte Nakasone and Carole Nakano. Private service held. Memorial donations to Koboji Shingon Mission. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

FRANK ALEXANDER NAPOLEON, 74, of Kapa'a, Kaua'i, died Jan. 18, 2002. Born in Lihu'e. A retired mason. A member of Local Union No. 1. Survived by wife, Myrtle; children, Lester Contrades, Healani Harper, Frank Napoleon and Napela Napoleon; brother, Benjamin Sr.; daughter, Alice Iida; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. today at Lihue First Hawaiian Church; service 10 a.m. No flowers. Casual or aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

SHYLA HOKULANI "ESTHER" POLLARD, infant daughter of Michael and Kelley Pollard of Makakilo, died Jan. 15, 2002. Survived by brother, D'Vante; sisters, Shaeleen and Mikella; grandmother, Beverly Rivero; grandfather, Ralph Rivero; great-grandmother, Beverly Higa; great-great-grandmother, Blossom Kaipo. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

LEONICE JEAN FRANCIS HOKUAO "HOKU" SAUNDERS, 49, of Wai'anae, died Jan. 12, 2002. A family support worker for Child and Family Services who attended Paradise Chapel. Survived by husband, Melvin; sons, Freddy and Kevin; daughter, Melvalee Kaulia; parents, Leonard and Alice Makue; brothers, Leonard Makue, Emmett Kaulili, Whiston Makue and Jack Kaulili; six grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary; service 10 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

KIMBERLY DACOSCOS SCHMIDT, 35, died Dec. 30, 2001. Born in Hawai'i. A homemaker and four-year resident of Las Vegas, Nev. Survived by husband, Valance Sr.; stepfather, Reynaldo Bersamin; mother, Pamela Bersamin; father, Raymond Dacoscos Jr.; son, Valance Jr.; daughters, Valline, Kimberly and Maya; brothers, Robert and Reynolds; sisters, Dee Dee, Rachelle and Lani. Service 11 a.m. next Saturday at Waianae Boat Harbor; scattering of ashes to follow.

RB STANTON, 79, of Pahoa, Hawai'i, died Jan. 14, 2002. Born in Johnston City, Ill. A chief warrant officer in the U.S. Army. A member of the CID Agents Association. Survived by wife, Winifred; daughters, Judith Connell, Nancianne Rome and Linda McAmis; nine grandchildren. No service will be held. No flowers at family's request. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

FILIPINAS SANTOS VALENTIN, 56, of Sunnyvale, Calif., died Jan. 23, 2002. Born in Piddig, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Survived by brothers, Benny and Pedro; sisters, Hilari Papa, Ester Lagpacan, Mercy Padua, Leticia Pascual, Victoria Graf and Cathy. Visitation 4 p.m. tomorrow at Garden Island Mortuary; service 5 p.m. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.