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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, August 1, 2003


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.

INEZ FUKIKO AOKI, 75, of Honolulu, died July 24, 2003. Born in Honolulu. A homemaker. Survived by husband, Dennis; sons, Darren, Kevin and Chad; daughter, Carissa; grandchild; brother, Calvin Ishikawa. Service 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.

LOUISE VEGAS CRUZ, 83, of Honolulu, died July 28, 2003. Born in Waialua. Housekeeping supervisor retired from St. Francis Medical Center. Survived by son, Ralph; daughters, Anita Aveiro and Juliette Barros; sister, Rose Boskie; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Visitation from 9 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers. Aloha attire.

JOSEPH D. GARCIA JR., 79, of Kane'ohe, died July 25, 2003. Retired Pan American Airways customer service agent; member of the Royal Order of Kamehameha and the Wailana Coffee House karaoke group. Survived by sons, Joseph, Kevin and Jon; daughters, Carla Rolison, Wanda Makishima, Melisa Preus and Terza Wheeler; 11 grandchildren; brother, Jesse Makainai; sister, Beatrice Voight. Visitation 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Princess Bernice Pauahi Memorial Chapel, Kamehameha Schools, Kapalama campus; service noon; cemetery committal service 2 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.

LARRY CHOSEI GOYA, 83, of Honolulu, died July 24, 2003. Born in North Kohala, Hawai'i. Retired carpenter. Survived by wife, Betty; sons, Melvin and Clarence; six grandchildren; brother, Paul; sisters, Haruko Gushi, Beatrice Segawa, Hazel Yasutomi and Bernice Shimabukuro. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

JOHN C. HARRIS, 85, of Honolulu, formerly of Los Angeles, died July 20, 2003. Born in Charasch, Germany. A filmmaker; and Holocaust survivor. Cemetery committal service 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

DEAN KOUICHI ICHINOTSUBO, 44, of Honolulu, died July 26, 2003. Born in Taipei, Taiwan. Administrative assistant for Surgical Education Inc. Survived by father, Richard; mother, Pearl; brother, Dana; sister, Dory. Visitation 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

NORIYE INO, 72, of Honolulu, died July 23, 2003. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Member of Waipahu Sotoshu Mission. Survived by husband, Iwao; son, Miles; daughters, Cheryl Donahoe, Joy Crane, Amy Tsuji, Wanda and Ellen Klaastad; brothers, Yoshitoku Takehiro, Minoru Takehiro Jr. and Herald Takehiro; sisters, Tomoye Nagata, Takaye Omori, Hiroye Niiya and Miriam Tagashira; six grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.

WILLIAM NUI "OPU" KAHELE III, 47, of Honolulu, died July 30, 2003. Born in Honolulu. APCOA Inc. sales manager, and member of Hale O Na Ali'i 'Ahahui Po'o and the Royal Order of Kamehameha. Survived by wife, Molly; son, William "Billy" IV; daughters, Nichell and Jewelyn; brother, Wade "Muni"; sisters, Gaylyn, Gaylee Kaleikini and Gaylyann Bajarin; one grandson. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel; service 7 p.m. No flowers; lei accepted. Casual attire. Arrangements by Leeward Funeral Home.

DOROTHY KALEIPUUOKALANI KAOPUIKI, 76, of Waimanalo, died July 18, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Retired Libby Pineapple Co. cannery warehouse worker. Survived by sons, James, Bradford, Roy and Joe; daughters, Margo Beelitz, Lani Montalbo, Lila Carlos and Leilani Brighter; 21 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; sister, Katherine Lindsey. Visitation 9 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

DR. ACCUU KYUNGSIK KIM, PhD., 55, of Honolulu, died July 30, 2003. Proprietor of Accuu's Accupuncture & Herbs Clinic. Survived by wife, Alleen; son, Kkalos; daughter, Sunnee; mother, Keum Nyun; brother, Hyosik; sister, Kyesik. Private service held. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

ALICE NGIT UNG LEE, 89, of Honolulu, died July 8, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Retired longtime store manager of Lani's Market. Survived by son, Gordon; daughters, Charlotte Quon and Phyllis Kanae; 17 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers. Aloha attire.

TATSUKO MATSUMOTO, 92, of Waialua, died July 26, 2003. Born in Onomea, Hawai'i. Retired from Sagara Store as a okazuya cook. Survived by sons, Donald, Floyd and Miles; daughters, Gail Teramoto and Faye Kikuchi; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother, Kiyoshi Sadanaga; sister, Akiyo Kitagawa. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

JOHNNY RAMIREZ MUNOZ, 60, of Wahiawa, died July 30, 2003. Born in Big Springs, Texas. Retired. Survived by wife, Nelly; daughter, Kathleen. No service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

CHARLES THEODORE (TED) OLIPHANT, 74, of Walnut Creek, Calif., formerly of Hawai'i, died July 25, 2003. Born in San Francisco. Retired stockbroker, and plan consultant for California and Oregon dental guilds. Survived by wife, Patricia; daughters, Barbara Ellen Gale, Janet Oliphant and Alexandra Pierce; son, Charles III; three grandchildren. Private celebration of life. No flowers; donations to Punahou School, Class of 1946 Scholarship Fund. Arrangements by The Neptune Society of Northern California.

BERTEN EARL PELCA, 75, of Ocean View Estates, Hawai'i, died July 28, 2003. Born in Moab, Utah. An Oakland Tribune newspaper composing room foreman and printer. Survived by wife, Marcia; sons, Berten Jr. and David; daughter, Katherine Clarke; hanai daughter, Julie Bell; sisters, Joy Stewart and Mary Case; 10 grandchildren. No service. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona, Hawai'i.

JAMES WILLIAM POLIAHU, 74, of Waipahu, died July 19, 2003. Born in Kohala, Hawai'i. Inurnment 9:30 a.m. next Friday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.

JACK SALDANIA JR., 71, of Honolulu, formerly of Pasadena, Calif., died July 19, 2003. Born on Moloka'i. Member of Waikiki Community Center. Survived by mother, Filomena; brothers, Arturo and Amado; sisters, Ligaya Nobriga, Sally Ariola and Nora Galacia. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. tomorrow at Waialae Baptist Church; service 11 a.m.; burial 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.

SUKEAKI USHIJIMA, 76, of 'Aiea, died July 24, 2003. Born in 'Ola'a, Hawai'i. Survived by daughters, Jean Pang, Eileen Kawaguchi, Mary Furoyama and Cimone; seven grandchildren; great-grandchild; brothers, Juro and Saiji; sister, Mutsumi Pang. Service 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Burial 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers.Casual attire.

ETHEL Y. YONEMURA, 88, of Kapa'a, Kaua'i, died July 29, 2003. Born in Hanama'ulu, Kaua'i. A Fujii Cafe waitress. Survived by husband, Jerry; son, Bryon; daughter, Arlene Iida; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; brother, Shigeru Amihara. Service 4 p.m. tomorrow at the Kapaa Hongwanji Mission. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.

CLARENCE B.Q. YOUNG, 83, of Pearl City, died July 20, 2003. Born in Ho-nolulu. Retired from Chock & Pang Clinic. Survived by wife, Helen; sons, Dwight and Douglas; brother, James; sisters, Jean Lum, Pearl Ching and Priscilla Hong. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.