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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted on: Friday, October 18, 2002


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.

DANIEL CLARE ALLEN "DAN" BARNES, 73, of Waipunalei, Laupahoehoe, Hawai'i, died Oct. 15, 2002. Born in Detroit, Mich. Retired Hawai'i Electric Light Co. employee. Survived by wife, Ellen; sons, Dan, David, Gary and Weston; former wife, Aida; a grandson. Visitation 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, Honoka'a, Hawai'i; service 8 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 10 a.m. Sunday at the church; service 10 a.m.; burial to follow in church cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

HAROLD WILSON BURNETT, 79, of Ames, Iowa, formerly of Honolulu, died Oct. 15, 2002. Born in Presho, S.D. Retired attorney; former attorney general of Guam, and chief justice of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands of Micronesia. Survived by wife, Krystyna; daughter, Karen Burnett-Larkins; son, Bruce; brothers, Olen Burnett and Robert Peter; sister, Marian Peter; six grandchildren. Service tomorrow in Ames. Arrangements by Stevens Memorial Chapel, Ames.

DOLORES TORRES CALISTO, 66, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Oct. 14, 2002. Born in Makawao, Maui. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Joseph, Ralph, Earl and Rayallen Riveira; daughters, Gwendolyn Rude and Conchita Schweitzer; brothers, Sonny, George and Benny Torres; sisters, Sara Pacheco and Gloria Torres; grandchildren; great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 7 p.m. Burial 10 a.m.Tuesday at Alae Cemetery. No flowers. Casual attire.

KEN HO CHOI, 60, of Honolulu, died Oct. 3, 2002. Born in Dang Jin, South Korea. Survived by wife, Gini; sons, Sung Sik and Mike; daughter, Angie. Service held. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

JOSEPH HARRY COVALT, 83, of Honolulu, died Oct. 12, 2002. Born in Lansonne, Pa. An insurance executive. Survived by wife, Edna; son, Stephen; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

LUCILLE B. FERRIER, 84, of Honolulu, died Oct. 14, 2002. Born in New York City. A retired social worker with the American Red Cross. Survived by son, Bill. Private scattering of ashes at sea. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

RUTH TSURUKO GAZA, 90, of Honolulu, died Oct. 13, 2002. Born in Pu'unene, Maui. A member of St. Mary Episcopal Church. Survived by sons, Thomas and John; daughters, Florence Inai, Grace Nakama and Charlotte Santos; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brothers, Robert and Kenneth Asato; sisters, Elsie Maeda, Elaine Ebesu, Janet Isoda and Judy Kido. Service 6 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.

The service for LEINAALA MAY KANEHAILUA HO, 60, of Honolulu, who died Oct. 5, 2002, has been canceled. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

ROBIN "The Harley Lady" ISAACSON, 80, of Honolulu, died Oct. 16, 2002. Born in Oklahoma. An artist. Survived by son; daughter; granddaughter; two great-grandchildren. Graveside service 9 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

JAMES NAPUAALAIKAWAIOLUMIA KAHALEPAUOLE, 85, of Hale'iwa, died Oct. 1, 2002. Born in Waialua. Member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Lodge 616. Survived by nephews, Roy and Ronald Canon; grandnieces and grandnephews. Visitation 11 a.m. Sunday at Ali'i Beach Park, Hale'iwa; service 11:30 a.m.; scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

BERNARD PIERRE "PAPA" KIMITETE, 62, of Kailua, Kona, Hawai'i, died Oct. 5, 2002. Born in Hatiheu, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia. A wood carver and canoe builder; owner of Kai E Hitu Canoe Club; former boxer in Tahiti; involved with development of the Polynesian Cultural Center, Tahitian Village; Kona Village Resort cultural activities coordinator, and lead drummer and musician with the Tavana Polynesian Revue. Survived by wife, Augustine; sons, Robert, Richard and Joseph; daughters, Healani Ah Mow and Puamaile; father, Joseph; brother, Michel; sister, Louise Smith; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 6:30 to 10 p.m. Monday at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Ali'i Drive, Kailua, Kona; service 8 p.m. Visitation also 8 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church; service 10 a.m.; cremation. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.

HARUKO KOGA, 87, of Honolulu, died Oct. 14, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A retired clerk typist at Hickam Air Force Base. Survived by husband, Masato; son,Dr. Roy; daughters, Carrie and Jean; two grandchildren. Service noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.

WERNER HEINZ KRAHNER, 70, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Oct. 13, 2002. Born in Chicago, Ill. Retired Boeing Co. tool and die maker. Survived by wife, Teresa; sons, Paul and Martin; daughters, Jaime Dobson, Holly Sabottka, Karen Davis, Joy and Kirsten; brothers, Erwin and Fred; 11 grandchildren. No local service; service pending in Seattle. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

SAM J. LAMONICA, 85, of Honolulu, died Oct. 15, 2002. Born in Chicago, Ill. A retired railroad engineer. Visitation 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Augustine Catholic Church; Mass 9:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

ELIZABETH PATRICIA McKENNA, 97, of Koloa, Kaua'i, died Oct. 15, 2002. Born in Ireland. A seamstress. Survived by son, Gerald; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Service tomorrow at St. John's Church, Beacon, N.Y. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Kaua'i Mortuary.

JAMES ALEXANDER RATHBURN, 82, of Honolulu, died Oct. 10, 2002. Born in La'ie. A retired plant superintendent with Dillingham Corporation. Survived by wife, Helen; sons, James, Aaron Kagan and K.J. AhLoo; daughters, Norma and Jamie; brothers, William, Leroy and Thomas; sister, Ione Ryan. Private service. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

HELMA TAI SOON SHIBATA, 87, of Honolulu, died Oct. 11, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Survived by sons, Ted Jr. and Wesley; daughter, Linda Miyasato; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother, Watson Pang; sisters, Audrey and Barbara Lee. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

ELFRIEDE "FRITZIE" SOPHIE ANNA URSULA ZANDER SISINO, 84, of Waiaha, Kona, Hawai'i, died Sept. 23, 2002. Born in Hamburg, Germany. A macadamia nut and coffee farmer. Survived by brother, Hans Zander; hanai daughter, Marion Day; hanai son/caregiver, Chikao Kunitake. Meet the Boat Terminator at Honokohau Harbor, Kona, for scattering of ashes at sea 10 a.m. Sunday; gathering luncheon to follow at Old Kona Airport. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.

SACHIO "SONNY" TAIRA, 71, of Honolulu, died Oct. 13, 2002. Born in Huelo, Maui. Retired owner of Beta Building Service. Survived by wife, Nancy; sons, Wesley and Robin; daughters, Pamela McAndrews and Wendy Kim; seven grandchildren; brothers, Albert, Yeichi, Robert, Victor and Hiroshi; father, Kame. Visitation 5 p.m. Monday at St. Pius X Church, 2821 Lowrey Ave.; Mass 6 p.m. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

SCOTT ALAN WIKANDER, 39, of Honolulu, died Oct. 2, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Survived by life partner, Delbert Brooks; brothers, Robert and Gary Comeau; sister, Deborah Aki; grandmother, Agnes Ornellas. Visitation 9 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

TAI ON WONG, 94, of Honolulu, died Oct. 9, 2002. Born in Guang Dong Zhon Shan, China. A retired optician. Survived by son, Kin Fai; daughters, Kin Mui, Kin Har Cheng and Mei Lee Chan; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday at Nuuanu Mortuary; Taoist service; burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.

KELBERT KA LOCK YOUNG, 82, of Honolulu, died Oct. 9, 2002. Born in Canton, China. A retired manager of the former Empress Theater and Premium Inc. salesman. Survived by wife, Alice; sons, Theodore, Matthew and Christopher; daughter, Kathleen; two grandchildren; sister, Loretta Louis. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Monday at St. Philomena's Church; Mass 9:39 a.m.; inurnment 11 a.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.