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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted on: Sunday, August 1, 2004


Advertiser Staff

COL. PETER LEENTJES, a retired Canadian army officer and widely recognized authority on international peacekeeping operations, died of a heart attack July 28 in Monterey, Calif. The resident of Mariner's Ridge in Hawai'i Kai was 58. See story.

THELMA KAUALULEHUAO'AIKU SPROAT BUGBEE, a songwriter as well as a retired teacher and social worker, died Monday in Honolulu. She was 93. See story.

LIEN T. ARAKAKI, 61, of Kula, Maui, died July 10, 2004. Born in Taipei, Taiwan. A bank teller and jewelry salesperson. Survived by husband, Stanley; sons, Anthony and Michael. Private service to be held. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary.

YOSHIO "ROY" AYABE, 86, of Honolulu, died July 27, 2004. Born in Kekaha, Kaua'i. Retired wholesale driver for Meadow Gold Dairies, served with the U.S. Army 1525th Engineer Base Equipment Company during World War II. Survived by wife, Betty; son, Sidney; three grandchildren; brothers, Yukio and Isamu; sister, Fumie Nonaka. Visitation from 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; memorial service 4:30 p.m. Casual attire.

FLORENCE D. BABCOCK, of Peoria, Ariz., died July 29, 2004. Born in Waterbury, Conn. A member of St. Ann's Parish in Kane'ohe. Survived by children, Gary, Lee and Elliott Plourde and Sandi DeleonGuerrero; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Memorial Mass Monday at St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Peoria. Arrangements by Heritage Funeral Chapel.

MANUEL AGUSTIN BARAYUGA, 78, of Waipahu, died July 6, 2004. Born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Accutron Building Maintenance. Survived by daughters, Betty Domingo, Estrella Dela Cruz, Leonora Barruga, Cely Morella, Cynthia Mondala and Rose Barayuga; sons, Virgilio, Eduardo, John, Robert and Arnie; 34 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother, Alfonso; sister, Juliana Reyes. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel; prayer service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church, Waipahu; Mass 10:30 a.m. Burial noon at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire.

MARJORIE J. CARR, 82, of San Francisco, formerly of Honolulu, died June 19, 2004. Born in Brookville, Pa. Widow of James Cottrill, former San Francisco Chronicle sportswriter, Howard Carr and Stanley Forbes. Survived by daughters, Robin and Lani; sister, Anne Nestor. Private service held. Burial at Golden Gate National Cemetery. Arrangements by Duggans Serra Mortuary, Daly City, Calif.

"OLY" "PIA" VALDEZ CORPUZ, 59, of Honolulu, died July 6, 2004. Born in the Philippines. Housekeeping inspector at Diamond Head Beach Hotel and salesclerk at Hale Koa Hotel. Survived by husband, Jose "Roy"; daughters, Mary Ann, Ella Dacanay and Jocelyn; sons, Joselito and Joel; father, Rufino; nine grandchildren; brother, Al; sister, Vivien Labuguen. Visitation 6:45 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa; service 7:30 p.m. Visitation also 7:45 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church; Mass 9:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park; reception to follow. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

GUILLERMO "GIMMO" SAGADRACA DOMINGO, 58, of Waiehu, Maui, died July 29, 2004. Born in Bacarra, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Survived by wife, Anita; sons, Jemmy and Jeffrey; daughters, Jenalyn, Angie and Janessa; sisters, Luisa Cardiz and Laureana Aceret; brother, Esteban Domingo. Visitation 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday at St. Anthony Church; Mass 7 p.m. Visitation 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary; rosary 9 a.m.; burial 10:30 a.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Ha'iku. Casual attire.

JACQUELINE BOBBITT FIELD, 75, of Honolulu, died July 29, 2004. Born in South Hill, Va. A member of the Junior League of Honolulu and a homemaker. Survived by husband, John Sr.; sons, John Jr. and Peyton; daughter, Cathy Mason; sisters, Pela Bobbitt and Carolyn Jones; eight grandchildren. Memorial service 4 p.m. Tuesday at Punahou Chapel. Burial in South Hill, Va. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.

MARY S. HUGHES also known as MARY S. HARRIS, 86, of Kailua, died July 25, 2004. Born in Monterey, Calif. A homemaker. Survived by sister, Virginia Barrett; sons, Stephen and Roger Harris and Michael Hughes; daughter, Janet Hughes Rajala; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life 6 p.m. Aug. 8 at Kane'ohe Yacht Club Longhouse. No flowers. Aloha attire. Memorial donations to Faith Baptist Church of Kailua. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

GABRIEL ADZURA IDNAY, 88, of Lahaina, Maui, died July 15, 2004. Born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A retired school teacher in the Philippines and a World War II veteran. Survived by wife, Arsenia; sons, Jose and Rogelio; daughters, Perla Idnay Manzano, Anita Idnay Alconcel, Melania Idnay Simpliciano and Elsa Idnay Acoba; brother, Nicholas; sister, Salome; 15 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at St. Paul Episcopal Church; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 13 at Ballard Family Mortuary on Maui; service 7:30 p.m. Final visitation 8 a.m. Aug. 14 at the mortuary; service 9:30 a.m. Burial 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park. O'ahu arrangements by Leeward Funeral Home. Maui arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

KENNETH TETSUO IGARASHI, 77, of Kane'ohe, died July 21, 2004. Born in 'Aiea. A retired heavy equipment mechanic for Hawaiian Equipment. Former Karate Association of Hawai'i instructor. Survived by wife, Gladys; daughters, Lena Goto and Joyce Larson; four grandchildren; brother, Lawrence; sisters, Esther Kono, Betty Black and Evelyn Blaylock. Service 6 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.

ISAMI IZAWA, 72, of Honolulu, died July 15, 2004. Born in Wailuku, Maui. Survived by brothers, Takeshi and John Tashiro; sisters, Mitsue Yang and Florence Ching. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

RUSSELL "RUSS" JOHNSON, 88, of Kealia, Hawai'i, died July 28, 2004. Born in Fergus Falls, Minn. A retired photographer, tool and die maker, owner of McGee Creek Pack Station and liaison on the first Atlas missile. Survived by wife, Anne. Memorial service at a later date. No flowers. Memorial donations to the Kona Historical Society or the American Parkinson's Disease Association. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.

NELSON KAWAI LAM KA'AHANUI, 63, of Honolulu, died July 23, 2004. Born in Honolulu. A federal fire captain. Survived by companion, Joanie Miller; hanai daughter, Twaila Bumanglag; hanai granddaughter, Giani "Princess" Bumanglag; brothers, Reuben "Koon," Jerome "Toots" and Dean; sisters, Elizabeth "Betty" Wise, Claudia "Haole" Roper and Nadine Barientos. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday; service 11 a.m. Burial 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

ARTHUR KALALUHI, 72, of Honolulu, died July 12, 2004. Born in Honolulu. Retired Hickam Air Force Base Pass and ID Department clerk and Sea Life Park maintenance man. Survived by niece/caregiver, Leianne Mafi; other nieces and nephews. Visitation from 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. George's Catholic Church; Mass 11 a.m. Burial 1 p.m. at Kaahumanu Cemetery.

LUCINDA KAUAI KANEAKUA-TABANERA, 77, of Kea'au, Hawai'i, died July 13, 2004. Born in Honolulu. Survived by sons, Rudy "Tab", Reginald "Nen" and Cedric "Boy" Tabanera; daughters, Coleen "Lani" Westphal, Francine Andres, Loretta "Rita" Infiesto, Kani Tabanera and Patricia "Patsy" Dominguez; caregivers, Kathleen Kuni, Charleen "Kanani" Westphal, Charnele Shih-Westphal and Kahale Mahoe; brothers, Walter, Samuel and Arthur "Bobo" Kaneakua; sisters, Emily "Ka'ale" Medeiros and Frances "Kanani" Asing; 33 grandchildren; 56 great-grandchildren; 31 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Thursday; Mass 11 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

WILLIAM MEAD KIRKPATRICK, 84, of Palehua, Kaua'i, died July 24, 2004. Born in Montana. Survived by sons, William, Brian and Barry; daughters, Michel Walker, Elaine Kirkpatrick, Patrice Lampton, Cori Meyers and Meagan Olson; 23 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Service 4 p.m. Saturday at Palehua Road. Call Cori Meyers at pager 680-3039 for further instructions. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

GERARD "RED" LOWE, 54, of Mililani, died July 24, 2004. Born in Berkeley, Calif. Owner of R&M Cleaning Services. Survived by wife, Marilyn; daughter, Sabrina; son, Christian; hanai brothers, Darryl Carter, Dana Wilburne and Tony Finney; hanai sisters, Ann Hunter and Linda Kim. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

ELLEN Y.L. LUI, 88, of Honolulu, died July 29, 2004. Born in Honolulu. Retired from Liberty House. Survived by son, Calvin; daughters, Pat Smith and Arleene Wong; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Miriam Kong, Natalie Young, Suzie Lapid, Betty Keahi and Janet Maunupau; brothers, Albert and Gilbert Chee. Visitation 9:30 to 11:45 a.m. Saturday at St. Augustine's Church; Mass 11:45 a.m. Burial 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

ANDREW PO'AIAU LUM, 72, of Honolulu, died July 24, 2004. Born in Honolulu. Retired vice president and director of training for Sheraton Pacific Division. Worked for Sheraton Hotels for 28 years. Survived by wife, Marie; sons, Michael, Douglas and James; daughter, Mary Elizabeth; three grandsons; brother, Theodore; sister, Henriette "Elaine" Breeze. Visitation 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at Star of the Sea Church; Mass 2 p.m. No flowers. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or Diabetes Association. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

MASAYOSHI MATSUBARA, 81, of 'Ewa Beach, formerly of Hilo, Hawai'i, died July 20, 2004. Born in Hilo. A truck driver retired from Lockheed Martin Corporation. Survived by son, Wayne; daughter, Lynn Sasuga; six grandchildren; brother, Masatoshi. Private service held. No koden (monetary gifts) at family's request. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

RUTH KEALI'IHO'OWALEOLIKELIKE NEEDHAM MOORE, 79, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died July 25, 2004. Born in Pa'auhau, Hawai'i. A nurse educator retired from the University of Hawai'i at Hilo. Survived by son, George; daughters, Vicki Singh and Deedri Veehala; brother, Nephi Needham; sister, Leah Ching; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hilo Stake Center; service 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawai'i Veterans Cemetery No. 2 at Hilo. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

MASAKO NARAHARA, 92, of Honolulu, died July 24, 2004. Born in Makaweli, Kaua'i. Retired housekeeper for Le'ahi Hospital. Survived by son, Raymond; daughters, Mae Hazama, Edna Narahara and Mildred Hopper; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brothers, Kazumi and Masaji Okamoto. Private service. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

TAKANO ONZAI, 99, of Kahului, Maui, died June 30, 2004. Born in Shikoku, Japan. Enjoyed gardening and quilting. Survived by sons, Teruo, Manabu, Norio and Katsumi; daughters, Claire Ozai and Chieko Dan; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary.

SO JUN YOUNG PANG, 93, of Honolulu, died July 29, 2004. Born in Zhong Shan, China. Survived by son, Kevin; daughter, Wilma Pang; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Visitation noon to 2:30 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary; Taoist service. Burial 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.

JAMES KIMO PUALOA SR., 77, of Mililani, died July 22, 2004. Born in Hawai'i. Retired director of public works and special assistant to the high commissioner of Micronesia. Survived by wife, Lillian; sons, James Pualoa Jr. and Richard and Marvin Keopuhiwa; daughters, Charlotte Almarza, Karen Benavente, Laura Valentine, Larraine, Martha and Leilani Pualoa; brother, Richard Samera; sister, Edna Kau; 20 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 10 a.m. Committal service 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

EDITH SHEROCK, 91, of Maui and Austin, Texas., died July 29, 2004. Born in Michigan. A homemaker. Survived by son, Wally; daughter, Lois Reiswig; brother, Loyde Johnson; stepsisters, Mae Nycklemoe and Olga Torkelson; stepbrother, Eddie Werronen; half sisters, Elaine Korvela and Elna Tumberg; half brother, Eino Werronen. Private service. Inurnment to be in Hale, Mich.. Memorial donations to Hawai'i Community Foundation Valley Isle Vision Fund. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

JADEN TAKAMITSU GARMA SHINSATO, infant son of Keith and Judith of Honolulu, died July 26, 2004. Also survived by sister, Joni; grandparents, Jose and Presentacion Garma and Mitsuo and Karen Shinsato; great-grandmother, Aiko Oye. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 9:30 a.m. Burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

MARGARET CHIYO TAMURA, 90, of Honolulu, died July 20, 2004. Born in Pa'ia, Maui. A retired state Department of Education cafeteria manager. Survived by son, Calvin; daughters Ruth, Sara Tamayose and Julie; two granddaughters. Visitation 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

GREGORIO DEGUZMAN VALDEZ, 92, of Honolulu, died July 14, 2004. Born in the Philippines. A practical nurse retired from Maluhia Hospital. Survived by wife, Anacleta; son, Samuel; daughter, Yolanda Dela Cruz; four grandchildren; brothers, Zacarias and Hilario. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 10:15 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.