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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Wednesday, September 10, 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.

ALICE NOBUE ALMODOVA, 80, of 'Ele'ele, Kaua'i, died Sept. 2, 2003. Born in Waimea, Kaua'i. A homemaker. Survived by husband, Louis Jr.; son, Don; daughters, Geraldine Yamamoto, Sandra MacDonald and Patricia Ashley; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sisters, Marian Gima and Beatrice Kikugawa. Visitation 10 a.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary; service 11 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

LEIGHTON KALEIALII BECK, 73, of Kaupo Ranch, Maui, died Sept. 7, 2003. Born in Ka'u, Hawai'i. A rancher for Kaupo Ranch. Survived by wife, Esther Kalei Beck; sons, Eugene, Kalei, Dayton and Duane; daughters, Bertha Young, Yvonne Ke, Alice Beck, Rolna Uilani Beck and Zelie Kailani Beck; brother, Wallace Sr.; sisters, Annie Krisafi and Susan Pua; 27 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren. Visitation 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; cremation to follow. No flowers. Aloha attire.

CHARLES CASPINO JR., 61, of Columbia, S.C., died Sept. 7, 2003. Born in Honolulu. A retired U.S. Army Master Sergeant who was decorated with the Silver Star for service in Vietnam. Survived by wife, Paula Bernecker; sons, Christopher and Patrick; daughter, Caroline; brother, Dennis; sister, Charlene Wilson; three grandchildren. Mainland service; burial at Arlington National Cemetery. No flowers. Memorial donations to the Disabled American Veterans.

FLORENCE YEE CHING, 85, of Kane'ohe, died Sept. 8, 2003. Born in Honolulu. A seamstress retired from Skirts. Survived by sons, Marvin, Glenn and Gareth; brothers, Raymond, Frank, Henry and Richard Yee; sisters, Elsie Lee, Violet Lum, Rose Loo, Lily Ng, Charlotte Ching and Irene Baba; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 to 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 10 a.m.; burial 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.

WARREN "KAIPO" KAIPOHO'OHUAAMAUA DEGUAIR, 52, of Kailua, Kona, Hawai'i, died Sept. 2, 2003. Born in Honolulu. A musician. Survived by companion, Huellyn Whitford; sons, Noa and John; daughter, Kealia Prince; hanai daughter, Lauren Phillips; hanai sister, Kalehuamakanoe Pule; brothers, Thomas Lobo and Francis Kahele; sisters, Sheila Kahalepauole, Vernalei Kahele, Karen DeGuair-Amituanai, Betty Jean Spillner and Mary Rawlins. Visitation 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kailua Stake Center; service 11 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.

ELIZABETH ANN DESTAEL-MARKS, 50, of Kailua, Kona, Hawai'i, died Sept. 4, 2003. Born in Jefferson, Wash. A receiving manager for Wal-Mart; employee at Emma's Florist and Hualalai Resort. Survived by husband, Joe Marks Jr.; mother, Margaret Ann; brother, Jim; sisters, Noreen DeStael and Carol Harder; sons, Tate and Jerome; daughters, Jolene Duerksen, Reina Santiago, Nadine Mandaloniz, Nai'a Bonomi and Deanna Marks; 18 grandchildren. Service 9 a.m. Saturday at Honokohau Boat Harbor; lunch and fellowship 1 p.m. at 73-4133 Hawai'i Belt Road. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.

WILLIAM MICHAEL DUNNE, 70, of Lahaina, Maui, died Sept. 6, 2003. Born in New York. A traffic administrator. Survived by wife, Beverly; son, Michael; daughter, Valerie Autufuga; four grandchildren; mother, Bridget; sister, Ann Detroy. Graveside service 11:30 a.m. Friday at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary.

JOHN M. FEITEIRA III, 52, of Kailua, O'ahu, and Maui, died Aug. 28, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Executive chef at Stouffer's Wailea, Maui, and Long Beach Renaissance Hotel in California. Past private chef for August Busch of Anheuser-Busch Inc. Survived by mother, Josephine Feiteira-Kahue; sons, John "Keoni" IV 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. Saturday at Saint Anthony's Church, Kailua; Mass 11:30 a.m.; lunch at the church to follow. Inurnment 11 a.m. Oct. 4 at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Maui; lunch to follow at Pukalani Community Center pool. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

YOSHIKO "YOSHI" FARM, 72, of 'Ewa Beach, died Sept. 5, 2003. Born in Kobe, Japan. Retired from Pearl City Tavern. Survived by son, Mark Flores; daughter, Jody Foster; grandchildren, Keoki, Charlotte, Cyril and Savannah; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 5:30 p.m.

JAMES JOSEPH JORDAN, 69, of Honolulu, died Sept. 6, 2003. Born in the Bronx, N.Y. Retired court officer for the New York Supreme Court. Survived by hanai son, Jay Duffy; caregiver, Elaine Wilton. Graveside service 3 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.

RACHEL TSURUE TACHIBANA KALIMA, 66, of Home Pumehana, Moloka'i, died Sept. 6, 2003. Born in Honolulu. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Joseph Jr., Steven, Aukai, Kamuela and Michael; daughters, Kehau Ward, Ipo Moses, Wanda Pascua, Davelynn Suafoa and Rachel Kalima-Chong; brother, John Kalau; 37 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Seven Sorrows Catholic Church; Mass 10:30 a.m. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

WALTER C. KUHNLE, 92, of Honolulu, died Sept. 8, 2003. Born in Sunnyvale, Calif. A retired engineer. Survived by wife, Louise; daughter, Judith; sister, Margaret Paolucci; Private service held. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

ESTHER AU HOY LEONG, 94, of Wailuku, Maui, died Sept. 3, 2003. Born in Hanalei, Kaua'i. A retired school teacher. Survived by daughters, Loretta Anderson, Harriette Atkins and Estelle Bergstrom; two brothers; two sisters; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

JAMES W. LINMAN, M.D., 79, of Honolulu, died Sept. 2, 2003. Born in Monmouth, Ill. Professor of Medicine in Hematology at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa who retired as a professor emeritus in 1992. Survived by wife, Fran; children, John, Jean, Jim and Jeff; seven grandchildren; sister, Elizabeth Shunick. Visitation 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Arcadia Retirement Residence chapel on Punahou Street; service 2 p.m. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

SARAH C. LUM, 68, of 'Ewa Beach, died Sept. 6, 2003. Born in Lana'i City, Lana'i. A former insurance company clerk typist. Survived by husband, Thomas; sons, Thomas Lindsey Jr. and Thomas Lum; daughters, Cindy Lindsey, Carol Ann Hopfe, Cathleen Campbell, Charlotte Lindsey-Reyes, Jacqueline Lum, Blossom Lum and Daralyn Paishon; 33 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; brother, John Chin. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church; Mass 10 a.m.; burial noon at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

MARGARET FAYƒ MORGAN, 54, of Honolulu, died Sept. 2, 2003. Born in Honolulu. In the health and healing field. Survived by mother, Peggy; sisters, Karen Morgan and Gail Beardsley; brother, William. Service 4 p.m. Sept. 27 at Saint Andrews Cathedral. Burial to be at family plot in Waimea, Kaua'i. Casual attire. Memorial donations to the Lupus Foundation of Hawaii or the Kidney Foundation of Hawaii. Arrangements by Ultimate Funeral Services/Oahu Cemetery.

TAKEKO OGASAWARA, 87, of Kapa'au, Hawai'i, died Aug. 31, 2003. Born in Kohala, Hawai'i. Proprietress and former owner of Taki's Fountain in Honomaka'u, Hawai'i. Survived by sons, Al Yoshiki Ogasawara and Gordon Naoki Ogasawara; daughter, Yuko Iizuka; sisters, Hisayo Nakamura and Itsuko Yamamoto; six grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren. Memorial donations to Kohala Hospital Auxilliary, P.O. Box 10, Kapa'au, Hi. 96755. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

MARY LOUISE PETOSKEY, 79, of Kihei, Maui, died Sept. 7, 2003. A pharmaceutical manufacturer supervisor. Survived by sister, Ruth Fergus. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Friday at Maria Lanakila Church; eulogy 10:30 a.m.; Mass over ashes 11 a.m.; burial to follow in church cemetery. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary, Maui.

ROBERTA LEE MADDEN ROBLIN, 82, of Kailua, died Sept. 5, 2003. Survived by sons, Thomas Jr., Brian and Robert; daughters, Debra and Elizabeth "Libbie" Jordan; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Service pending. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

GEORGE KOO HONG SUH, 57, of Honolulu, died Sept. 3, 2003. Born in Korea. Owner and operator of A-1 TV & Stereo. Survived by wife, Su Jin; son, Markus; daughter, Linda Suh Nishikawa; one granddaughter; brothers, Sung Ok and Sung In Suh; sister, Eun Duk Yoo; parents, Dong Sun and Da Bok Suh. Visitation 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 11 a.m.

GEORGE R. SUSTERICH, 80, of Kekaha, Kaua'i, died Sept. 7, 2003. Born in Grand Haven, Mich. Hawaii Air National Guard chief master sergeant. Survived by wife, Carolina; sons, George Kalani, Steven and Michael; daughters, Georgia Lomosad and Marian Kanda; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sisters, Joan Japenga, Frances Buikema, Fanny Susterich and Carol Blecksmith. Visitation 3 p.m. Friday at Kaua'i Veterans Cemetery pavilion; burial 4 p.m. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.

BERNARDINO E. "DINONG" TAMPON, 84, of Pahoa, Hawai'i, died Sept. 4, 2003. Born in Cebu, Philippines. A crane operator retired from Puna Sugar Company. Survived by son, Rodney; daughters, Marilyn Ah Heong, Susan Pau, Carleen Corpuz and Patti Une; brother, Magdaleno; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 7:30 p.m. Visitation also from 10 a.m. Monday at the mortuary; prayer service 11 a.m.; burial at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section. Casual attire.

BERNARD "BALDO" CABILIZA TORQUEZA, 90, of Waipahu, died Aug. 19, 2003. Born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Survived by wife, Filomena "Minang"; daughters, Brenda Kawashima and Ellen Delos Santos. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Saturday at the chapel; service 10:15 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

MARIANO D. VALENCIANO, 91, of Lawa'i, Kaua'i, died Sept. 6, 2003. Born in the Philippines. A field worker. Survived by wife, Paz; children, June Akuna, Macklin, Audrey, Marida Dorado and Selwyn; brothers, Placido and Juan; sister, Virginia Ballesteros; 11 grandchildren. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. today at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary, Koloa, Kaua'i; cremation to follow. Casual attire.

MILTON LAMONA WATTS, 53, of Wai'anae, died July 29, 2003. Born in Honolulu. A retired city supervisor. Survived by wife, Martha; daughter, Nancy; sons, Peter, Karl and Michael; mother, Annie Kalahiki; two grandchildren; brothers and sisters. Visitation 6:30 p.m. Friday at Holy Hill of Zion Church, 87-112 Milikami St., Wai'anae; service 7 p.m. Scattering of ashes 11 a.m. Saturday at Poka'i Bay. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

MARY KAILIANU YOUNG, 77, of Kahului, Maui, died Sept. 5, 2003. Born in Hana, Maui. A former housekeeper. Survived by sons, Dale, Melvin and Bernard; daughter, Kathleen Kin Choy; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sisters, Susan Pine and Momi Caswell. Visitation 3 to 4 p.m. Friday at Kahului Union Church; service 4 p.m. Cemetery committal service 9 a.m. Saturday at Maui Memorial Park. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary.