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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, October 4, 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.

FLOYE GARRISON ADAMS, 90, of Honolulu, died Sept. 17, 2002. A professional photographer and proprietor of her own studio; singer and musician with "The Makai Strings." Survived by daughter, Kaiulani Adams-Maglidt; grandsons, Peter Maglidt and J. Davion Maglidt. Service 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Outrigger Canoe Club. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.

YUKIE ANZAI, 78, of 'Ewa Beach, died Sept. 17, 2002. Born in Papa'ikou, Hawai'i. Survived by son, Glenn; daughters, Coleen Kugiya, Rochelle Yoshizaki and Dawn Tatsumi; six grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

FEDERICO P. CAGASAN, 92, of Kahului, Maui, died Sept. 30, 2002. Born in Guinacot, Guindulman Bohol, Philippines. Retired from HC&T as a mason. Survived by sons, Kenneth, Mateo, Delfin and Edwin; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Monday at Christ the King Church; Mass 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Norman's Mortuary.

LEE DOBSON, 84, of Concord, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, died Oct. 1, 2002. Born in Calgary, Alberta. Former Andrade employee. Survived by sons, Bob and Ross; daughter, Gail Kerezsi; sister, Lily McRobbie; two grandchildren. Private service and inurnment. Donations to Catholic Charities, 2745 Pali Highway, Honolulu, HI 96817. Arrangements by Graham-Hitch Mortuary, Pleasanton, Calif.

WILLIAM "BILL" GOMES FIGUEIRA, 92, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Oct. 2, 2002. Born in Hilo. A harvesting supervisor for the former Mauna Kea Sugar Company. Survived by sons, Leslie and Elmer; daughters, Laverne Rapoza and Mary Ann Mandaloniz; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary-Hilo; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 10 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church; Mass 10 a.m.; burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

TAKASHI "LEO" "TABUT" FUNAYAMA, 77, of Pearl City, died Sept. 30, 2002. Born in 'Ewa. A state retiree and coach and umpire for the Pearl City Little League. Survived by wife, Lona "Fujiko"; son, Terry; daughter, Violet Kaneshiro; three grandchildren; a great-grandchild; brothers, Masanao, Taira, Shiro and Hachiro; sisters, Chiyoko Wakui, Betty Nakata and Jane Matsukado; half sister, Komano Sugai. Visitation after 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary Makua Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. Committal service 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

DORIS AIKO HIROSHIGE, 82, of Ho-nolulu, died Sept. 28, 2002. Born in Wahiawa. An accounting clerk for Richard M. Hiroshige Public Accountant. Survived by son, Edwin; daughter, Mae Lum; seven grandchildren; three grandchildren; brother, Robert Soma; sisters, Violet Katto and Frances Karioka. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

EDWIN ERNEST JOHNSON, 74, of Phoenix, formerly of Honolulu, died July 14, 2002. Born in San Diego. Army military police sergeant major. Survived by daughter, Deborah Varner; son, Lee; sisters, Helen Vollmer and Gertrude Mitchell; six grandchildren. Graveside service 10:45 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

LAWRENCE E. JORDAN, 60, of Puhi, Kaua'i, died Oct. 1. 2002. Born in Koloa, Kaua'i. A license inspector with the Department of Motor Vehicles. Survived by son, Lawrence L.; mother, Helen Gomez; brothers, Robert and James. Visitation 9 a.m. today at Holy Cross Catholic Church; service 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Lihu'e Cemetery. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.

AKEJI KAIDE, 77, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Oct. 1, 2002. Born in Holualoa, Hawai'i. A retired state bridge maintenance supervisor. Survived by sons, Dennis and Lloyd; daughter, Joyce Nakashima; seven grandchildren; brother, Sydney; sisters, Yukie Minatoya and Tsuyako "Sue" Hokama. Visitation 4 to 5 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Hawai'i Funeral Home; service 5 p.m. Aloha attire.

STEVE SEISUKE MIYASHIRO, 55, of Waimea, Hawai'i, died Oct. 1, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A shop mechanic for the Waikoloa King's Golf Course. Survived by wife, Emily; mother, Matsuko; brother, Kenneth; sisters, Leatrice Miyashiro and Ann Young. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary-Hilo; service 10 a.m.; cremation to follow. Condolences may be sent to Emily Miyashiro, P.O. Box 1483, Kamuela, HI 96743. No flowers. Casual attire.

KAZUO MIYAZU, 84, of 'Aiea, died Sept. 26, 2002. Born in Kealakekua, Hawai'i. A retired cook at Kane'ohe State Hospital. Survived by wife, Fumie; son, Wendell; daughters, Myra Mundo and Clarice Kawamoto; two grandchildren; sisters, Natsue Minami, Fujie Sasaki, Etsuko Yamaguchi and Sadama Miyazu. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

WILLIAM "BILLY" E.K. OLDS, 46, of Kane'ohe, died Sept. 28, 2002. Born in Honolulu. City collections systems maintenance division, environmental services supervisor. Survived by wife, Jerilani; daughter, Mayleen "Pilialoha"; sons, Daniel "Hinano" and Nicholas "Nick"; mother, Lono; brother, Edward "Kanoe"; sister, Ursula "Mamo" Dela Cruz. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 6:30 p.m. Scattering of ashes Oct. 11 from He'eia Kea Pier, Kane'ohe Bay, with boat departure 10:30 a.m.

HARUO SUGA, 88, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Nov. 23, 2002. Born in Hilo. A member of the Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin. Survived by sons, Kenneth and Dennis; daughters, Lillian Uemura and Aileen Okuna; brother, Francis Yasunaka; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Private service. No koden (monetary donations). Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

PAUL TETSUHEI SUGAI, 85, of Mililani, died Sept. 27, 2002. Born in 'Aiea. Retired from the City and County Health Department. Survived by wife, Alice; sons, Howard and Glenn; brothers, James and George; sister, Jane Fujikawa. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.