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SIN YOUNG SIU CHOY, 72, of Honolulu, died April 10, 2004. Born in China. Survived by grandniece, Kelley Lei. Visitation 10 a.m. Monday at O'ahu Cemetery chapel; service 10:30 a.m.; inurnment 11:15 a.m. at O'ahu Cemetery. Arrangements by Leeward Funeral Home.
ANDRES PETER COMBIS SR., 66, of Wai'anae, died April 1, 2004. Born on Kaua'i. Survived by son, Andres Jr.; daughter, Brenda Ann Cruz; brothers, Alfredo and Frederico; sister, Rose Tolbe; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
DOROTHY "DOTTIE" STEWART DuCHATEAU, 84, of Honolulu, died March 26, 2004. Born in Portsmouth, Va. Retired from Naval Exchanges at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Fort Shafter; member of Hua Hauoli Hula social club and Makai Strings senior citizens musical group; and performer at various senior citizen homes, Elks Lodge and various hotels. Survived by daughter, Dianne Higgins; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister, Joan Kuhn. Visitation 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday at Honolulu Elks Lodge; service 10 a.m.; scattering of ashes beyond the reef, 11:30 a.m. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.
ERIC ALBERT EMBERSON, 88, of Lihu'e, Kaua'i, died April 12, 2004. Born in England. British Airways overseas manager. Survived by wife, Helen; sons, Craig, Ian and Alan; seven grandchildren. Service 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Michael and All Angels' Episcopal Church, Lihu'e; inurnment to follow in the church cemetery. Casual attire.
ROSEMARY J. "SANDRA" ERICKSEN, 81, of Honolulu, died April 13, 2004. Born in Honolulu. A homemaker. Survived by husband, Erling "Eric"; children, Leona Greenbaum, Sandra Swiney, Eric Ericksen, Erlene Moreno, Rosemary Wong, Erling "Skip" Ericksen and Erica Quiroz; 19 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchild. Visitation 10 a.m. to noon Sunday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service noon. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Flowers welcome. Aloha attire.
KINA CLAIRE FROST FIELDS, 80, of Sydney, Australia, died April 13, 2004. Born in Honolulu. Survived by daughter, Adele Flemming; three grandchildren; great-grandchild. Service and scattering of ashes 11 a.m. Sunday at 53-187 Kamehameha Highway, Punalu'u. Casual attire. For more information, call 237-7013. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
TOSHIHARU "JIMMY" FUKUDA, 82, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died April 13, 2004. Born in Kapapala, Ka'u, Hawai'i. Naniloa Hotel bell captain; and member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. Survived by wife, Sueko; son, Eric; daughters, Pauline Sugimoto, May Wada and Elna Gomes; sisters, Toshiko Goto and Betty Nakamura; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation from 4 to 5 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary; service 5 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
BRAULIO GUIRA, 78, of Waipahu, died March 20, 2004. Born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired Hawaiian Dredging Construction Co. carpenter. Survived by wife, Elena; daughters, Imelda Ramos, Florida Balfe, Nicolasa Kornya, Adelina Salunga and Eleanor Tolentino; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; brother, Emilio Bonoan; sisters, Mercedes Aguinaldo, Bienvenida Ballesteros, Carlina Damo, Purification Schloser, Maria Lucas and Magdalena Santos. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Mortuary East Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Church, Waipahu; Mass 10 a.m.; burial 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.
LILLY KAZUKO FUJINAKA HIRATA, 72, of Hawai'i Kai, died March 24, 2004. Born in Maunaloa, Moloka'i. Retired HonFed executive secretary. Survived by husband, Stanward; daughters, Dori Lyn Fujimori and Kelli Ann; brothers, Edward and Arthur Fujinaka; sisters, Dillie Tomita, Marion Uyeno, Shirley Takaoka and Naomi Takai; granddaughter. Private service held. Arrangements by Moanaloa Mortuary.
MARY BARBARA HUGHES, 82, of Kailua, died April 9, 2004. Born in Boston, Mass. Survived by sons, Bill, Peter, David, Michael, Patrick and Steven; daughters, Marie Hughes and B.J. Whitman; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Monday at St. John Vianney Church; Mass 10:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers; donations to St. John Vianney School. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.
HARUKO KAJIKAWA, 91, of Kula, Maui, died March 22, 2004. Born in Hawai'i. Graveside service 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Maui Memorial Park; inurnment to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wailuku Hongwanji Mission or St. Anthony High School. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
PASTOR GENA KEALOHA, 66, of Waimanalo, died April 12, 2004. Born in Honolulu. Pastor of Three Days and Three Nights Study Hall. Survived by husband, Daniel Sr.; sons, Daniel Jr., Kavika and Solomon; hanai son, Philip Kaina; daughters, Denna Rogers, Jan, Lena Grace, Phyllis Ramos, Sierra, and Jessie David; 24 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; sisters, Siloam Shepherd, Leilani Hanohano and Ruth Akana. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
OTTO KOERTE JR., 82, of Kalaheo, Kaua'i, died April 12, 2004. Born in Hanama'ulu, Kaua'i. An equipment operator. Survived by wife, Rose; daughters, Tammie Ann Medeiros and Andrea Kawamura; sisters, Margaret Parraga, Violet Bogan and Grace Shultz; five grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 to 10:45 a.m. today at Lihue Lutheran Church; service 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Kaua'i Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.
PATRICIA W.N. LEONG, 67, of Pearl City, died April 13, 2004. Born in Kaunakakai, Moloka'i. Clerk-stenographer for the State Foundation of Culture and the Arts. Survived by husband, Robert; sons, Michael and Mark; daughter, Robyn; mother, Anna Lee; brother, Gregory Lee; three grandchildren. Graveside service 12:30 p.m. Monday at Manoa Chinese Cemetery. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
LORNA RAE LOVETT, 83, of Kula, Maui, died April 11, 2004. Born in Kansas. A homemaker. Survived by daughter, Lauren Jardine; hana'i daughter, Jean Conger; two granddaughters; nieces and nephews. Celebration of life 8 a.m. Sunday at Hawaiian Canoe Club Hale, Kahului, Maui. Lei welcome. Beach attire. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
TAEKO MURAI, 86, of Honolulu, died March 24, 2004. Born in Ko'olau, Kaua'i. Retired traffic clerk for KOHO radio station. Survived by daughter, Daisy; sisters, Chiyoko Nagayasu and Emiko Morita. Visitation 9 a.m. tomorrow at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 10 a.m. Casual attire.
TADAO NAITO, 81, of Honolulu, died April 1, 2004. Born in Pearl City. Retired carpenter for JM Tanaka Construction Co.; member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team; Korean War prisoner of war. Survived by wife, Eleanor; grandson, Chad; mother, Tsugi; brother, Setsuo; sisters, Hanako Okazaki and Dorothy Tsutsumi. Visitation 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
KATHY NAKASONE, 42, of Kahului, Maui, died April 1, 2004. Born in Wailuku, Maui. A State of Hawai'i clerk typist. Survived by husband, Jay; brother, Neil Nakamura; sister, Lynn Nakamura-Tengan and Gay Sibonga; father, Yoshiharu Nakamura; mother, Emiko. Private service held. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary.
FRED PAVAO, 87, of Makaweli, Kaua'i, died April 12, 2004. Born in Makaweli. Employed by Gay and Robinson for 42 years. Survived by wife, Edith; son, Roy; daughters, Cecilia Barriga, Charlene Halby, Patricia Pavao and Pamela Damasco Pridemore; 20 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren. Visitation 8 to 10 a.m. Monday at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church, Waimea; Mass 10 a.m.; burial to follow at Kekaha Public Cemetery. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.
KING QUON, 82, of Warner Robins, Ga., died April 13, 2004. Born in Hawai'i. Former Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard journeyman ship rigger, and survivor of the Pearl Harbor attack; Robins Air Force Base architect and military construction project manager. Survived by sons, Arno and Maj. Wendel; sisters, Nora Lee, Stella Lum and Lorena Wong; five grandchildren. Donations to one's favorite charity. Service today in Georgia; burial in Magnolia Park Cemetery. Arrangements by Heritage Memorial Funeral Home, Warner Robins.
PACITA "PAT" SEGOVIA, 85, of Waimanalo, died April 13, 2004. Born on Hawai'i. Retired licensed practical nurse at Kapiolani Medical Center. Survived by sons, Thomas and Frederick; daughters, Barbara DeCambra and Emily Segobia; sister, Josephine Young; 15 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; 30 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 11:30 a.m. Monday at St. George's Catholic Church; service 11:30 a.m. Burial 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Flowers welcome. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
ANDRE WATSON, 34, of 'Aiea, died April 7, 2004. Born in Chicago, Ill. Cutter Automotive Group, Waipahu, assistant manager. Survived by daughter, Denika; father, Allen Thompson; sisters, Toni Cotton and Nekita. Service next Friday in Illinois. Local arrangements by Leeward Funeral Home.
JAMES JOSEPH WONG, 63, of 'Ewa Beach, died April 13, 2004. Born in Grand Forks, N.D. Survived by wife, Mary; son, James; daughters, Dr. Kelly Wong Yoon, Jennifer and Kristi; father, William; brothers, Robert and Douglas; sister, Lillian. Visitation 5 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; rosary 6 p.m.; Mass to follow. Casual attire.
HERBERT SHOICHI YAMAMOTO, 92, of Honolulu, died April 12, 2004. Born in O'okala, Hawai'i. Retired U.S. Army civil service mechanic. Survived by sons, Alfred and Justin; brother, Raymond; sister, Patricia Hirata. Service pending at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Arrangements by West Hawaii Mortuary, Kailua, Kona, Hawai'i.