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MANUEL "MANING" MONTALBAN ALVARADO, 85, of Honolulu, died Sept. 2, 2003. Born in Plaridel, Baybay, Leyte, Philippines. A steward retired from the Merchant Marines. Survived by wife, Dorothy "Dot"; sons, Tim Minard, and Jesse, Harlan, Chet and Steve Alvarado; daughters, Sharon Alvarado, Joyce Hosoda, Lucinda "Inday" "Lu" Meyers and Diane "Sam" Alvarado; two granddaughters; brothers, Ceasario, Felix and Nerio; sisters, Anita Mazo, Asuncion Cardona and Raquel Patrocinio Lim. Visitation from 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; burial 11 a.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. No flowers.
FILIPINAS LORENZO BALIGAD, 89, of Kahuku, died Sept. 3, 2003. Born in Bangui, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired housekeeper at Turtle Bay. Survived by sons, Illustre, Rubert and Benjamin; daughters, Lilia Tani and Constancia Stabilio; 19 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchlldren; two great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Rosalina Castillo, Soledad Magpali, Carlina Manadat and Juanita Castillo. Visitation 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
DOREEN KEIKO ENDRESON, 49, of Everett, Wash., died Aug. 23, 2003. Born in Honolulu. A retail saleswoman. Survived by husband, John; daughters, Layna McKinney and Jennifer Ishibashi; mother, Beatrice Isara; brothers, Stanley Isara Jr., Mel Isara and Derek Isara; sister, Lorraine Wong. Private service held. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
JOHN M. FEITEIRA III, 52, of Kailua, Oahu and Maui, died Aug. 28, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Executive chef at Stouffer's Wailea, Maui and Long Beach Renaissance Hotel in Long Beach, Calif. Survived by mother, Josephine Feiteira-Kahue; stepfather, James Kahue; sons, John and Jacob; daughters, Shannon and Carli; their mother, Barbara Blue; two grandchildren; sisters, Jody Gilbert and Jill Park. Visitation 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 13 at Saint Anthony's Catholic Church, Makawao, Maui; Mass 11:30 a.m.; lunch at the church to follow. Burial 11 a.m. Oct. 4 at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Ha'iku, Maui. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
EIKO TOMITA FUNAI, 87, of Waialua, died Aug. 23, 2003. Born in Yakima, Wash. A teacher at Hauula Elementary School and Waialua High School. Survived by son, Dr. John Funai; daughters, Marilyn Yu and Louise Funai; brother, Louie Tomita; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.
MIYOKO GORO, 82, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Aug. 31, 2003. Born in Fresno, Calif. A homemaker. Former flower arranger for Orchids of Hawaii. Survived by husband, Toshio; sons, Earl and Glenn; daughter, Jane Fukutomi; brother, Koso Hotta; two grandchildren; great-grandson. Visitation 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 5 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
AURELIO "NEO" JUAN, 75, of Pearl City, died Aug. 30, 2003. Born in Waipahu. Retired from federal civil service at Kapalama. Survived by wife, Mildred; son, Alfred; daughter, Sharlene Olmos; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother, Tony; sister, Belita Guerra and Angeline Gora. Visitation 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 9:30 a.m.; inurnment 10:45 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.
LYDIA ELIZABETH KAHILIIAPUA KAMAKANI KAIO, 74, of Honolulu, died Sept. 4, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Honolulu Community Action Program office clerk. Survived by sons, Benson and Douglas Kamakani, James "Grumpy," Colbert and Carlton Kaio; daughters, Melissa Kamakani, Sharon Wong, Karen Shinsato, Charlene Kaio and Glenda Tahara; brothers, Benjamin Kamakani Jr. and Newton Kamakani; sister, Juanita Kamakani; 17 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Service 6:30 p.m. Monday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Palama Congregation, 2055 Kamehameha IV Road. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
FRANCIS M. "FUDGE" "FUZZY" KOKATA, 60, of Honolulu, died Aug. 24, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Survived by brother, Kenneth; sisters, Judith Fujita and Jean Nakama; aunt; uncle; nieces; nephews; grandnieces and grandnephews. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
RICHARD NOBORU MIYAMOTO, 81, of Honolulu, died Aug. 16, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Retired termite exterminator. Survived by daughters, Karen Paikai and Dale Cariaga; son, Aaron; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, Dora Morita. Private service held. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
GEORGE "DANIEL" KALANI ORNELLAS, 28, of Pearl City, died Aug. 23, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Employed at Aloha State Air Conditioning & Refrigeration. Survived by fiancEe, Janell Porter; son, Nalu; daughters, Dani and Dylan; sisters, Lisa Ornellas, Dawn Solomon, Michelle Hipa and Roxanne Crivello; brother, Richard "Dick"; mother, Cheryl; grandmothers, Agnes Ornellas and Mary Sue Stone; godparents, Joe and Adeline Robinson. Visitation 5 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6 p.m. Casual attire.
KOTARO OTSUJI, 80, of Pearl City, died Sept. 1, 2003. Born in Lahaina, Maui. A retired painter. Survived by wife, Blanche; daughters, Maylene Baseden and Nohealani Otsuji; brother, Tadao; sisters, Aiko Sukimoto, Yaeko Kobayashi and Masako Ito. Private service to be held on Maui. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
EUGENE "JIGGS" ROBERT RITCHIE, 80, of Everett, Wash., formerly of Maui and O'ahu, died Aug. 31, 2003. Born in Portland, Ore. Executive operations manager for Spencecliff Restaurants in the 1960s. A restaurant consultant for the Small Business Association. Survived by son, Steve; daughter, Patti Day; seven grandchildren; great-grandchild. Private service at a later date. Arrangements by Purdy & Walter Mortuary.
ALBERT TIPOLO SCANLAN, 69, of Honolulu, died Aug. 29, 2003. Born in Fagalatu, American Samoa. Longtime employee of Dutch Girl Bakery. Survived by sisters, brothers, nieces and nephews. Service 1 p.m. today at Honolulu Assembly of God Church; Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
FUMIE SHIMOKO, 92, of Honolulu, died Aug. 29, 2003. Born in Waialua. Retired part owner of Naris Cosmetics. Survived by husband, Donald; sons, Clarence and Rodney; daughters, Florence Sakai, Doris Haneda and Patsy Arakaki; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; sisters, Betty Callaway, Takeno Fudaba and Umeno Oumi. Visitation 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
KOMAHEI "GENERAL" UCHIYAMA, 85, of Waipahu, died Aug. 28, 2003. Born in Waipahu. Retired from O'ahu Sugar Company. Survived by sisters, Alice Morimoto, Ritsu Uchiyama and Betty Masuda; niece and nephews. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
KIMIYO YAMADA, 98, of Honolulu, died Aug. 22, 2003. Born in Japan. Survived by daughter, Noriko Santo; granddaughters, Elaine Santo and Karen Verdadero; grandson, Kevin Santo; great-grandchildren, Ken, Keiko, A.J., Keighanna and Royanne. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.
HILDA TSURUKO YASUTAKE, 86, of Honolulu, died Aug. 26, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Retired waitress for Mochizuki Tea House. Survived by brother, Masato Tamura; sister-in-law, Gladys Morimoto; nephew, Walter Tamura; nieces. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary.