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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Tuesday, July 16, 2002


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.

WILLIAM C. "CHOP" AKINA, 58, of Seattle, Wash., formerly of Kahului, Maui, died July 2, 2002. Retired marble mason. Survived by wife, Diane; children, Shane, Jodie and Paulyne Perez; father, Paul; brothers, Anthony, Richard and Derek; sister, Lani; two grandchildren. Arrangements by Butterworth Funeral Home, Seattle.

LORETO MARIANO ANTOLIN, 63, of Honolulu, died July 2, 2002. Construction laborer. Survived by wife, Aniceta; daughter, Loryanne; sons, Raymond, Rodel, Samuel and Noel; stepdaughter, Maritess Buck; eight grandchildren; sisters, Pila Damaso and Dominga Corpuz. Visitation 9 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Catholic Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa; Mass 11:30 a.m.; burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire.

MANUEL ARELLANO, 81, died June 7, 2002. Survived by wife, Adelina; daughter, Lydia. Services 3 p.m. tomorrow at St. Elizabeth Church. Private burial. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Leeward Mortuary.

LEONCIO "LEON" BARTIDO CAOILI, 93, of Honolulu, died July 2, 2002. Born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Member of Sarrat Association of Hawaii. Survived by wife, Luzviminda "Minda"; daughter, Annie. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 10 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Peace Cathedral; Mass noon; burial 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

HISAO "PEPPER" "HARRY" HARAGUCHI, 74, of Las Vegas, Nev., formerly of Honolulu, died May 31, 2002. Born in Pepe'ekeo, Hawai'i. Retired electrician. Survived by daughters, Deanna Haraguchi-Villamor and Karen Muramoto; son, Rex; two brothers, two sisters, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services held. Arrangements by Affordable Cremation and Burial Service, Las Vegas.

CHARLES KAZUMI HAYATA, 32, of Honolulu, died July 14, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Survived by daughters, Taylor and Darien; parents, Wayne Hayata and Leona Sanborn; grandmother, Barbara Hayata; companion, Teena Kaneshiro. Visitation 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 4 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

HENRY HAYSELDEN SR., 70, of Hilo, died July 5, 2002. Born in Kama'oa, Hawai'i. Retired musician at the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel. Survived by wife, Eve; sons, Henry "Hank" Jr., Anthony and Steve; hanai daughter, Wanda Louis; brother, Harry; three grandchildren. Visitation 11 a.m. to noon Thursday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Hilo; Mass 12:15 p.m. Inurnment to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

MILDRED MITSUKO HIGA, 72, of Honolulu, died July 10, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Retired Bea's Drive In waitress. Survived by husband, Masao; sons, Michael and Clayton; brothers, Chosei and Paul Goya; sisters, Haruko Gushi, Beatrice Segawa, Hazel Yasutomi and Bea Shimabukuro; four grandchildren. Memorial service 10 a.m. Sunday at Diamond Head Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.

BEATRICE ALICIA WAHI'IKA'AHU'ULA SHINGLE KING, 89, of Kehena, Kohala, Hawai'i, died July 12, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A cattlewoman and founder of Kehena Ranch and member of Hale O Na Ali'i. Survived by son, Thomas "Tim" Jr.; daughter, Cynthia Sorenson; brother, James "Butter" Shingle; sisters, Muriel "Sis" Sutherland and Louise Stevenson; three grandchildren. Services pending. Donations to Campbell Foundation, 1001 Kamokila Boulevard, Kapolei, HI 96707. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home, Hilo.

SHOROKU KUBOTA, 72, of Honolulu, died July 9, 2002. Born in Pu'unene, Maui. Retired engraver for the Hawaii Newspaper Agency. Survived by wife, Mihoko; brothers, Seichi, George and Shigenobu Saegusa; sister, Hatsuko Nozaki. Memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.

DOUGLAS TAM KUI LAI, 76, of Kapa'au, Hawai'i. died July 8, 2002. Born in Kohala, Hawai'i. Retired employee of Kohala Nursery. Survived by wife, Carmen; brother, Francis; sisters, Winifred Chee and Doris Akana. Overnight vigil 6 p.m. Friday at the residence. Visitation 8 to 9:45 a.m. Saturday at St. Augustine Episcopal Church, Kapa'au, Kohala, Hawai'i; service 10 a.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary-Hilo.

DANIEL MITSUGI MAEDA, 82, of Pearl City, died July 7, 2002. Born in Waipahu. Member of Disabled American Veterans and 442nd Regimental Combat Team. Survived by sons, Ronald, Calvin and Clayton; daughter, Sharon Kaulili; brothers, Peter Idemoto and Hisami Yayeda; sister, Mabel Maeda; five grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary.

ERNEST KAZUO MORITA, 82, of Honolulu, died June 20, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Retried estimator with Associated Steel. Survived by daughters, Claire Ganiko, Joyce Jones, Lois Suzawa. Elaine Nakai, Yvonne Koga and Adelle Takaoka; 16 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

ANITA KAIPONOHEA MORRIS, 76, of Santa Maria, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, died June 15, 2002. Retired from Columbia Record Co. Survived by sister, Nona Akana; brother, Lloyd Kellett. Mainland service and burial held. Local visitation 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church; memorial Mass 11 a.m. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Dudley-Hoffman Mortuary, Santa Maria, Calif.

THELMA SHIZUE NAKAMURA, 92, of Honolulu, died July 2, 2002. Born in Kilauea, Kaua'i. Member of Kauai Hana. Survived by sons, Wilfred, Harold and Stanley; daughters, Esther Shimazu, Eleanor Iwamoto and Molly Morita; brother, Tsutomu Okimoto; sisters, Janet Yokouchi, Gladys Mantione and Alice Taogoshi; 19 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchild. Visitation 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. Private burial. No flowers. Casual attire.

LAWRENCE JOSEPH OWEN, 78, of Kailua, died July 6, 2002. Born in Blossburg, Pa. Member of Retired Sub Vets of America. Survived by daughter, Marianne; son, George Nakasone; 13 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; brothers, Paul and William. Visitation 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; Catholic prayer service 12:30 p.m.; burial with full military honors at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

JOSEPH PAAOAO also known as PAPPY BOWMAN, 78, died June 30, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A retired drummer and musician who performed at Hilton Hawaiian Village. Survived by brother, Daniel; sister, Helen Miles. Visitation 9:30 to 10 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary; service 10 a.m. Burial at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Memorial donations to CSI Inc. No flowers. Casual attire.

JACK STANLEY PAPPAS, 53, of Kailua, died July 14, 2002. Born in Wheeling, W.Va. A Bubbling Enterprises scuba instructor. Survived by wife, Adele Kamahele-Pappas; son, Alex; daughter, Andrea; sisters, Sheri McClelland, Judi O'Shaunghnessy and Alexis Baranski. Visitation 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony's Church, Kailua; service 11:30 a.m.; burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

MILAGROS "MILA" SABADO, 45, of Waipahu, died June 19, 2002. Born in Magsingal, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. State Department of Taxation cashier section supervisor. Survived by daughter, Roselle Corpuz; son, Roland Corpuz; two granddaughters; parents, Gregorio and Feliza; brother, Arnold. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church; Mass 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, Makai Chapel; service 10:15 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

MARY DECORATO VERGARA, 92, of Honolulu, died July 8, 2002. Born in Sementon, Pa. Retired school teacher and social worker. Survived by son, John; brother, Frank Decorato; Private inurnment held at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Arrangement by Borthwick Mortuary.

SIMPLICIO G. VILLANUEVA, 94, of Hilo, died July 6, 2002. Born in Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired The Cattle Ranch ranch handler. survived by wife, Maria; sons, Rogelio, Rolando, Leopoldo, Jaime and Jesus Valenzuela; daughters, Alicia Galut, and Mercedes and Marico Valenzuela; 19 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother, Leonardo; sister, Maria. Visitation 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Hawai'i Funeral Home, Hilo; services 1 p.m.; burial at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

RALPH TSUNETO YEMPUKU, 88, of Honolulu, died July 9, 2002. Born in Papa'ikou, Hawai'i. Brought professional sports and rock 'n' roll acts to Hawai'i, created the Aloha Classic college basketball all-star games and helped to promote world champion boxers in the Islands. Survived by sons, Roy and Earl; six grandchildren; brothers, Toru Empuku and Paul Yempuku. Visitation 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin; service 6 p.m. Additional parking will be available across the street at the Honpa Hongwanji Mission School. Inurnment 10 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Memorial Park Cemetery. No flowers. Memorial donations may be sent to the University of Hawai'i Foundation for the VVV Scholarship Fund and Club 100. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

AH CHIN YOUNG, 82, of Honolulu, died July 12, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Retired federal secretary. Survived by sisters, Ah Mee Wong, Ah Lin Young and Ah Lan Chock. Memorial service 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Private scattering of ashes later. No flowers.