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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, October 27, 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.

ANNE KAILEWA "MA" BAL, 94, of Wailuku, Maui, died Oct. 22, 2002. Born in Pa'ia, Maui. A retired teacher. Survived by sons, Vernon, Neal, Mervin and Clayton; hanai sons, Danny Estacado, Steven Kahunanui and Dayton Canida; brother, Sam Kailewa; sister, Agnes Payne; 15 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Wailuku; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

JOHN FRANCIS CAMPBELL, 88, of Honolulu, died Oct. 25, 2002. Born on Maui. A retired heavy equipment operator with Hawaiian Dredging & Construction, Local 3 operating engineer. Survived by wife, Mabel; son, John; daughters, Gay Steward, Elberta Kruger and Wanneta Wilson; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

VALINTIN CASTILLO, 90, of Wahiawa, died Oct. 21, 2002. Born in Bacnotan, La Union, Philippines. Retired heavy equipment operator at Schofield Barracks. A World War II and Korean War veteran. Survived by wife, Rosalina "Rose"; sons, Valentin "Val" Jr., Paul and Leo; daughters, Elena McKeague and Carol DeSantos; six grandchildren; two great-granddaughters. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church; Mass 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; prayer service 10:30 a.m.; committal service 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Casual attire.

MARION SALES CORTEZ SR., 92, of 'Aiea, died Oct. 24, 2002. Born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A retired stevedore with McCabe-Hamilton-Renny. A World War II veteran. Survived by sons, Marion Jr. and Malcolm; daughters, Marilyn Kunitake and Floraida David; brother, Pablo Sr.; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, Visitation 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

RICHARD RUICHI FUKUDA, 89, of Mililani, died Oct. 18. 2002. Born in Holualoa, Hawai'i. Owner of Fukuda Seed Store. Survived by wife, Helen; sons, David, Leonard and Lloyd; daughters, JoAnne Kaneshiro, Jolyn Tamura and Beverly Nohara; sister, Freda Hiramatsu; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

MURIEL VERNA GUERRERO, 68, of Mililani, died Oct. 24, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A housewife. Survived by husband, Raymond Sr.; sons, Raymond Jr., Charley, Eric and Phillip; daughters Jennifer Lee, Catherine Manning and Bernadette Guerrero; mother, Agnes Texeira; sisters, Wanda Sonognini, Elena Seu and Ione Adams; brothers, Valentine Coelho, Richard, Robert and Lance Texeira; 17 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church ; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

MIYORI IOKI, also known as JAMES MIYORI IOKI, 96, of Honolulu, died Oct. 10, 2002. Born in Waipahu. A retired City Department of Parks and Recreation groundskeeper. No survivors. Service 2 p.m. Wednesday at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

JOHN DAVID KIMBLE, 53, of Honolulu, died Oct. 23, 2002. Born in Petersburg, W.Va. Survived by wife, Wilmalee; daughter, Colleen; son, John; sisters, Nancy Cosner, Rose Sharff, Mary Kimble, Juanita Neff and Helen Everly; brothers, Jacob Jr., Walter James, Frank, Donald, Richard and Henry; seven grandchildren; Visitation 8 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of the Mount; Mass 10:30 a.m.; cremation to follow. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

HIDEO MUKAI, 77, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Oct. 20, 2002. Born in Papa'ikou, Hawai'i. A retired inspector of underground wiring for HELCO. Survived by wife, Fujie "Fudge"; daughters, Leona Mukai, Deborah Hirako and Patty Yates; brother, Hajime; sisters, Miyako Senzaki and Kiyoko Ono; four grandchildren. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary-Hilo; service 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. No flowers. Casual attire.

BERNARDO "BENNY" DOMINGO RESPICIO SR., 78, of Honolulu, died Oct. 22, 2002. Born in 'Aiea. A retired Royal Hawaiian Hotel employee. Survived by wife, Rosita; sons, Bernardo Jr. and Benjamin; daughters, Esther Iaela and Elena Respicio; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sisters, Inosencia Respicio, Carolina Selga and Felicidad Matias. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary; prayer service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 to 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Philomena Church; Mass 9 a.m.; burial 10:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

LOLA DOROTHY SANICO, 66, of Makakilo, died Oct. 23, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A member of St. Jude Catholic Church. Survived by husband, Lucio "Sada"; son, Derek; daughters, Diane Mara Jr., Donna Chee Jr. and Sandra Jean Kuspa; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sister, Jeannie Garringer. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at St. Jude Catholic Church; Mass 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 to 9 a.m. Thursday at the church; Committal service 10 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.

LEATRICE MITSUKO TAKEUCHI, 70, of Honolulu, died Oct. 24, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Survived by sons, Pat and Ryan; daughter, Lynell; five grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. tomorrow at Oahu Cemetery Chapel; service 11 a.m.; inurnment to follow. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

EMMA AH SAM ULMER, 89, of Waipahu, died Oct. 18, 2002. Born in Pololu Valley, North Kohala, Hawai'i. A cook at Helena's Hawaiian Food. Survived by sons, Charles E. "Jimmy" and Charles L.; daughters, Carol Jean Fanene and Kuulei "Jackie" Sutton; sister, Margaret Perreira; 19 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 7 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

PAUL "P.P." PUNG WONG, 88, of Kane'ohe, died Oct. 20, 2002. Born in He'eia. A retired Honolulu Fire Department firefighter. Survived by wife, Marcellina; sons, Thomas and Jimmy; daughter, Mercedes Manalili and Jeanne Oliveira; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; brothers, Valentine, Leonard and Scotty. Visitation 10 a.m. Wednesday at St, Ann's Catholic Church; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

JENNIE KEALI'IKAHIKO'OKALANI YIN, 83, of 'Aiea, died Oct. 18, 2002. Born in Kapahu, Hawai'i. A retired Hawaiian Candies and Nuts employee. A deacon at Kawaiaha'o Church. Survived by sons, Thomas, William, Robert and Wilton; daughters, Winona Matsuzaki, Yolanda Passi and Ivanette Lee; brother, Solomon Hezekia; sisters, Flora Pearl and Willamina Rodrigues; 37 grandchildren; 58 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Kawaiaha'o Church; service 10:30 a.m.; committal service 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

BUN YOSHIMORI, 104, of Koloa, Kaua'i, died Oct. 22, 2002. Born in Hiroshima, Japan. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Hideto, Sandy and Tamo; daughters, Edith Yamasaki, Tomoe Higa and Marjory Kinoshita; 15 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; brother, Raiji Kobayashi. Service 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Garden Island Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.