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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, May 9, 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.

Hawaiian fashion promoter and newspaper columnist WALTER CLARKE, whose business card once read "Royal Hawaiian Beach, 3rd umbrella from the left," died in Palm Springs, Calif. Tuesday. He was 89. See story.

HENRY AYAU JR., an experienced waterman and prominent figure in the local entertainment scene, died yesterday morning at Straub Clinic and Hospital, said his brother Butch. Ayau was 61. See story.

CHARLOTTE ABREU, 86, of Wahiawa, died May 3, 2002. Born in Makaweli, Kaua'i. Survived by children, Frank Lopez Jr., Barbara Silva, Isabel Coyaso, Patricia Velez and Gerald Lopez; sisters, Rose Rapozo and Madeline Ortiz; grandchildren; great-grandchildren. Service on Kaua'i. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

RICHARD ALLAN BROCK, 46, of Wai'anae, died April 28, 2002. Born in Redlands Calif. Survived by wife, Sheila; son, Jamie; daughters, Nicole and Kellie; brother, Larry; sister, Jan Hanley. Service 3 p.m. Saturday at Ma'ili Bible Church; scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

MARCELO "CELO" ACIERTO CADIZ, 93, of Waipahu, died April 14, 2002. Born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Pearl City Chrysler/Plymouth. Survived by daughter, Norma Galiza Sr; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Honolulu Central Seventh Day Adventist Church; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 10:15 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

LORENZO DALIWAN DELA CRUZ, 67, of 'Ewa Beach, died May 5, 2002. Born in the Philippines. A landscaper with Takenaka Landscaping. Survived by wife, Estrellita ; sons, Remegio, Darwin and Tirso; daughters, Delia, Alicia Ordonio, Violeta Bautista, Lanie Rabara, Elvira Cantero and Imelda Medina; brother, Hermohenes; sister, Lolita Galingan; 25 grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church; Mass 7 p.m. Interment in the Philippines. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Leeward Funeral Home.

DEANNA CLAIRE DIETZ, 60, of Kane'ohe, died May 6, 2002. Born in Oakland, Calif. A retired sales executive for Hillron Mortgage Plus. Survived by brother, Stan Hiatt. Graveside service 1 p.m. Monday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

DANIEL "COWBOY" "PANGAY" EUGENE GERARD, 40, of Wailuku, Maui, died May 4, 2002. Born in Wai'anae. A custodian at Iao Middle School, Maui High School and Freeman Guard. Survived by parents, Donald Sr. and Mary; sons, Joshua, Jerimiah Bell and Kyle "Kaniela" Kaluau; hanai sons, James Elizares Jr. and Duane Kaluau; daughter, Jaiseen Bell; brothers, Derek, Donald II, Ronald, Donald Jr. and Arnold; sisters, Donna Gerard, Diana Elizares, Dayna Gerard-Soliven, Lorna Davis, Ronalaine Fernandez and Shirley Spencer; two grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Nakamura Mortuary. Visitation also from 9 a.m. Monday at the mortuary; celebration of life 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

HATSUKO HARADA, 74, of Honolulu, died April 24, 2002. Retired K's Fountain owner. Born in Japan. Survived by sons, Edwin, Clyde and Ryan; brother, Michio Minakata; sister, Kiwako Kaneda; four grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

YOSHINO UEHARA HIGA, 90, of Honolulu, died May 2, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A housewife. Survived by daughter, Nora Iyoki; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brothers, George and Roy Uehara; sisters, Masako Kaneshiro, Laura Shima and Bessie Takahashi. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

JACK E. HULTMAN, 82, of Pahoa, Hawai'i, died May 7, 2002. Born in Petaluma, Calif. A retired commercial fisherman. Survived by wife, Diane; sons, Jack, Lloyd, Joseph and Simon; daughters, Patricia Amey, Elizabeth Salfen, Esther Forbes, Rebecca Hultman, Sharon Beauchan and Cameo Mead; sister, Anna Walters; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Puula Congregational Church, Nanawale, Pahoa; service 10 a.m.; inurnment service 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

LORRAINE HUNT, 82, died April 30, 2002. A member of the Kona Women's Golf League and Kailua Does. Survived by sons, Jeffrey and Christopher; seven grandchildren; a great-grandchild. Service pending. No flowers. Condolences to Jo-Ann Pearlman, 453 Torrey Pines Way, Vernon Hills, IL 60061.

GLENNA MITCHELE JOHNSON-WILDE, 52, of Honaunau, Hawai'i, died May 6, 2002. Born in Coulee Dam, Wash. A naturopathic physician. Survived by parents, Peggy Snyder and Charles Snyder; sisters, Sharon and Jonna Clayton. Service 3 p.m. today at the City of Refuge picnic area in Honaunau. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.

SHANNON TOLUPENE KALELEIKI, 25, of Kailua, died May 3, 2002. Born in Kailua. Survived by wife, Elizabeth; son, Shannon Jr.; parents, William and Lilia; brothers, Troy and William "Billy Boy" Jr.; sister, Wanette Hertz; grandparents. Visitation 5 p.m. today at Borthwick Mortuary; service 5 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. tomorrow at the mortuary; service 10 a.m. Scattering of ashes Saturday afternoon, leaving from Kailua Beach Park.

IRENE K. KALEI-HOSE, 59, of Ka'a'awa, died April 24, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A Kapalama and Honolulu International Airport, U.S. Postal Service clerk. Survived by daughter, Irene Ilalio; mother, Clara "Helen" Kanekoa; brothers, Steven Watson, Henry Delovio, Tenny, Terry and Jerry Watson, Ellis Kanekoa Jr. and Colson Kanekoa; sisters, Marcie Nera, Wanda Lou Kanekoa, Miyo Char, Linda Weeks and Alberta Senaha. Visitation 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

LILY K. KAUWE, 94, of Kahului, Maui, died May 3, 2002. Born in Halawa, Moloka'i. A homemaker. Survived by daughters, Antonia Balicanta, Sayong Ralleta, Mabel Puou, Jodie Amaral, Rose Alip, Priscilla Hetrick and Carmen Green; sons, Severo, Johnny and Clarence Ventura; brother, Daniel Naki; 44 grandchildren; 59 great-grandchildren; 19 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Honoka'a Ward Cultural Hall; service 11 a.m.; burial at Honoka'a County Cemetery. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

IWAO KAWAKAMI, 81, of 'Ewa Beach, died April 25, 2002. Born in 'Ewa. Retired Oahu Sugar Plantation employee. Survived by wife, Dorothy; daughter, Milie Murakami; two grandsons. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

RAYMOND C.C. LEE, 85, of Honolulu, died April 29, 2002. Born in He'eia. Retired from Public Works Center. Survived by children, Raynona Sakazaki, George "Kalani" and Winona "Cathy"; three grandchildren; brothers, Joseph, Otto, Philip, Henry and Anthony; sisters, Roseline Fujimoto and Mary Smith. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; inurnment 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers.

VIOLET MEBIG LEW, 96, of Chestnut Hill, Mass. and Honolulu, died May 3, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Survived by daughters, Gratia Mah and Helene; sisters, Helen Fu and Dora Shen; two grandchildren; great-grandchildren. Service 10 a.m. Monday at Nuuanu Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire. No gifts.

SAMUEL LESLIE LINDSEY, 85, of Kalaoa, Kona, Hawai'i, died April 27, 2002. Born in Waimea, Hawai'i. A painter retired from Pearl Harbor Naval Base Shop 8. Survived by wife, Kay; sons, Kingston and Leslie; daughters, Marcialee Gomes and Valnett Brighter; caregiver, Roy Gomes; brother, Frederick; sister, Betty Chang; 20 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Imiola Congregational Church, Waimea, Hawai'i; service 10 a.m.; burial at Lindsey family plot. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.

KATHERINE KOMAE MATSUDA, 75, of Lihu'e, Kaua'i, died May 5, 2002. Born in Lihu'e. A retired office manager with Kaua'i Medical Group. Survived by husband, Takeshi; sons, Steven and Randall; daughter, Lorna Hebaru; five grandchildren; brother, Frankie Fujii; sisters, Tamaye Fujii, Yoshie Fujimura, Sue and Arlene Fujii. Service 4:30 p.m. tomorrow at Lihu'e Hongwanji Mission. Casual attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.

SHIGEO MORIHARA, 81, of Kula, Maui, died April 27, 2002. Retired owner of Morihara Store in Kula. Survived by sons, David and Richard; daughters, Joy Morihara and Jenny Kageyama; four grandchildren; brother, Morio. Visitation 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary; celebration of life 11:30 a.m.; reception to follow; inurnment 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Hale Roselani niche. Casual attire.

YASUKO OSAKABE, 67, of Honolulu, died May 4, 2002. Born in Japan. A Duty Free Shops employee. Survived by son, Iwao; daughter, Yuko; granddaughters, Mai and Shyen. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at Sts. Peter and Paul Church; Mass 10 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

JAMES WATT SAUNDERS, 90, of Kailua, died May 3, 2002. Born in Mexico. A merchant marine for more than 31 years. Survived by wife, Iverne; brothers, Richard and John; sister, Ruth Moore. Private service. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

MITSUE TANITA, 79, of Honolulu, died April 29, 2002. Born in Hawai'i. A housewife. Survived by husband, Isami; daughters, Barbara Chagami, Arleen Kuwata, Shirley Soma and Lorraine Sakamoto; seven grandchildren; brothers, Masatoshi, Mikio, Fujio and Keiji Hayashida; sisters, Tsugie Yamamoto, Seiko Inouye, Ritsuko Taylor, Sachiko Taketa and Marian Kuroda. Service 4 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Inurnment 10:30 a.m. Sunday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers. Casual attire.

LEIGH KEKAHILINANI O PAUAHI TILTON, 24, of Kane'ohe, died April 29, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Survived by sons, Aukai and Lalio; daughter, Reilani; parents, Leighton and Marjorie; brother, Leighton "Kanoho"; sisters, Shelly Lilio and Tammy; grandparents, Thomas and Evelyn Santos. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Anne's Catholic Church; Mass 9:45 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

FAAMAMA FALEAFAGA TUPUA, 79, of 'Aiea, died April 25, 2002. Born in Fagaitua, American Samoa. A carpenter retired from Navy Public Works Center Pearl Harbor. Survived by sons, Faulalo, Mulinuu, Filipo, Iese, Siaosi and Agatupu; daughters, Tinoi Tupua, Filiae Taumua, Elenoa Vaita, Miriama Fuamatu, Siuatala Manumaleuna and Rosalia Joseph; 46 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 5:30 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Monday at the chapel; service 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

JULIA KALOAAHOU VIERRA, 74, of La Jolla, Calif., died Feb. 20, 2002. Her husband, ALFRED VIERRA JR., 75, died March 3, 2001. She was a homemaker. He was an engineer at Norton Air Force Base. They are survived by sons, Don and Henry; three granddaughters; She is survived by father, William Aipelena; sisters, Caroline Andrews and Keola Thoren; brothers, Donald and Richard Vierra, and Thomas Kahakui. Service for both 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at Pentecostal Faith Assembly Church. No flowers. Aloha attire.

THELMA SHU-TUNG LEE WOO, 91, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died April 28, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Former public relief teacher, and Wigwam and Payless, Hilo, employee. Survived by sons, Henry, Wesley and Carlton; daughters, Loretta Kawaiaea, Georganne Baligad and Sharilyn Kama; 17 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; sister, Annie Young. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home; service 7 to 8 p.m. Visitation also 8 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at United Community Church, Kino'ole and Mohouli streets, Hilo; service 10 to 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.