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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted on: Thursday, December 2, 2004


Advertiser Staff

ROBERT D. "BOB" ALLEN, 84, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Nov. 30, 2004. Born in Hilo. Survived by daughter, Shellie Naungayan; son, Randall; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Hilo Stake Center; memorial service 10 a.m. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

MACKDALYN KIHLENG BENJAMIN, 24, of Honolulu, died Nov. 24, 2004. Born in Pohnpei, Micronesia. Survived by father, Constantino Obispo; mother, Lynne Kihleng. Service 10 a.m. Saturday at O'ahu Cemetery Chapel. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

ANDREW FRASER CLEGHORN, 89, of Honolulu, died Nov. 20, 2004. Born in New Castle Upon Tyne, England. A musician. Survived by wife, Micky; niece, Sadie Corn. Graveside service 1 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

AILEEN SAIKO CORKERN, 61, also known as AILEEN SAIKO ABE, of Denham Springs, La., died Nov. 28, 2004. Born in Pa'ia, Maui. Survived by husband, Carl; daughter, Carla Roncancio; mother, Mitsu Abe; brother, Ken Abe; two grandchildren. Private service and burial held in Denham Springs. Arrangements by Seale Funeral Home, Denham Springs.

PETER WILLIAM DANIELS, 51, of Honolulu and Los Angeles, died Nov. 28, 2004. Born in Los Angeles. An admiralty attorney. Founding board member of Kokua Nurses. Survived by sons, Garrett and Grant; mother, Kathryn; siblings, Nancy and Dwyn. Service 3 p.m. Sunday at St. Lawrence Martyr; burial at sea. Arrangements by Douglas Mortuary, El Segundo, Calif.

THOMAS JEFFERSON ELDER JR., 44, of Mililani, died Nov. 24, 2004. Born in Columbus, Ohio. Owner of Jani-King Franchise. Survived by daughter, Paige; parents, Thomas and Trish Sr.; brothers, Timothy and Jovan; sisters, Cynthia Sumpter and Cathryn Elder. Committal service 2 p.m. today at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

HARRY SEICHI FUKUDA, 89, of Kapa'a, Kaua'i, died Nov. 23, 2004. Born in Hanalei, Kaua'i. Kaua'i County tractor mower operator. Survived by wife, Asayo; sons, Steven and Bruce; daughter, Amy; two grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.

ELMER "PA'U" GASPAR, 70, of Wai'anae, died Nov. 29, 2004. Born in South Kona, Hawai'i. A carpenter. Survived by wife, Ann; son, Jeffrey Sr.; daughters, Deborah Lee, Cindy Chai, Johanna Gaspar and Mary Lynn Kalei; brothers, John, Henry and Lloyd; sister, Elsie Cruz; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Monday at St. Rita's Catholic Church; memorial service, 7 p.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

KAORU "KIKU" KIKUCHI, 90, of Mililani, died Nov. 24, 2004. Born in Honohina, Hawai'i. Retired master upholsterer for Sheraton Royal Hawaiian Hotel with more than 25 years of service. Survived by son, Aaron; daughters, Maureen Mikami, Lynette Kikuchi and Debbie Kikuchi-Chang; six grandchildren. Buddhist service over the ashes at noon Sunday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Burial of ashes 9:30 a.m. Monday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

YOUNG SUK KO, 83, of Honolulu, died Nov. 25, 2004. Born in Honoka'a, Hawai'i. Survived by wife, Florence; sons, Randolph, Ronald, Ted and Daniel; daughters, Carol Jean Ching, Kathryn Romano and Liza; brothers, Young Yee, Young Ho and Young Han; 16 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Services 4 p.m. Saturday at First Unitarian Church of Honolulu. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

LINDA A. LABUGUEN, 78, of Makaweli, Kaua'i, died Nov. 15, 2004. Born in Honolulu. Field worker with Gay & Robinson. Survived by sons, Basilio Jr., Edwin and Daryl; daughters, Ana Dumbrique and Bernadette Melendez; 13 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brothers, Victor, Leonard and Alvin Mokulehua; sisters, Loretta Payapaya and Rhonda Miller. Visitation 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Theresa Catholic Church, Kekaha; service 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Public Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.

VIOLET MISAE MIYAMOTO, 77, of Honolulu, died Nov. 22, 2004. Born in Pu'unene, Maui. A homemaker. Survived by husband, Rodney Sr.; sons, Rodney Jr., Stuart and Guy; daughters, April Secheverell and Sharleen; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother, Edward Matayoshi; sisters, Rose Shiroma, Mildred "Millie" Kataoka and Jane Shiroma. Visitation 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m.

KATHERINE APANA NAKAMURA, 75, of Wailua Lots, Kapa'a, Kaua'i, died Nov. 18, 2004. A secretary. Survived by husband, Anthony; daughters, Leigh, Gayle Kuboyama and Lisa; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Bernard, Ronald and John Apana. Memorial service held; burial at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

VICTOR YOSHITSUGU NAKAMURA, 82, of Honolulu, died Nov. 11, 2004. Born in Honolulu. Retired state Department of Transportation civil engineer; member of 442nd Regimental Combat Team headquarters and Army Ground Force Band. Survived by wife, Evelyn; sons, Cary and Wayne; daughter, Lynn Bryan; three grandsons; brother, Steve; sister, Ruth Uramoto. Private service held. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

MAMIE KE'ALOHILANI PATE, 69, of Moloka'i, died Nov. 28, 2004. Survived by daughters, Brenda Bishaw-Sakumoto and Eunice Pate; three grandchildren; brothers, Christian III, James "Kaleo" and Alexander "Ale" Bishaw. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Dec. 11, 2004 at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaunakakai Ward; service 11 a.m. to noon. Burial at Homelani Cemetery.

AILEEN MICHIKO "NAKO" PURDY, 34, of Kapa'au, Hawai'i, died Nov. 26, 2004. Born in Kapa'au. Employed by the Transportation & Safety Administration at Kona International Airport. Survived by sons, Robert and Jin; daughter, Kelsey; mother, Yaeko Nako; brothers, Keane and Gary Nako; sisters, Janet Toma and Linda Nako. Visitation 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Hawi Jodo Mission; memorial service 3 p.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

TIMOTEO URBI SANTOS, 61, of Honolulu, died Nov. 28, 2004. Born in Cabaritan Ballesteros, Cagayan, Philippines. Survived by wife, Josefina; sons, Harold and Raymond; daughter, Cherry Mae; sisters, Noemi Mayor, Sally Tamayo and Tabitha Sales. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Honolulu Central Seventh-day Adventist Church; service 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

MERCEDES TABUYO SARMIENTO, 75, of 'Ewa Beach, died Nov. 13, 2004. Born in 'Aiea. Survived by husband, Damaso; sons, Artemio, Narcie, Melecio, Leo and Andres "Andy"; daughters, Juanita Guyo, Felicitas Agaran, Margarita Gabbac, Marcy Tuquero and Nellie Cacpal; 26 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sisters, Anna, Clara Reutirez and Carlina Tacmo. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 10:15 a.m. Monday at the mortuary; Mass 11:15 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

EDYTHE BERNIECE STEFFENS, 87, of Honolulu, died Nov. 25, 2004. Born in Chicago. A retired comedian and entertainer who served many tours with the USO during World War II and the Korean War. Survived by nephew, Larry Thalmann Jr.; nieces, Diane Stanton, Molly Musca and Kathleen Brockman; and great-nieces and great-nephews. Private service. No flowers. Donations may be made to St. Francis Hospice or one's favorite charity. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

BENJAMIN I. WEATHERLY, 90, of Honolulu, died Nov. 28, 2004. Born in Burnsville, Ala. A retired U.S. Marine Corps major. Survived by wife, Harriet; son, Brian; daughter, Lynne; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 10 a.m; private burial at a later date. Casual attire.

GLENN HOWARD WHITE JR., 60, of Kailua, died Nov. 27, 2004. Born in Stockton, Calif. Writer/editor of www.writetoinspire.com; and pastor/teacher at New Hope Pearl Community. Survived by wife, Sheila; son, Paris; daughters, Wendi Allen, Staci Roberts and Jamie Yamane; brother, Bill Webb; sister, Beth Freeman; and nine grandchildren. Memorial service 6 p.m. tomorrow at Trinity Presbyterian Church. Scattering of ashes 10 a.m. Sunday off Lanikai Beach. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

ROBERTINA "LEINAALA" D. WONG-LEONG, 84, of Honolulu, died Nov. 28, 2004. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Survived by sons, Lawrence Jr. and Stephen; daughters, Victoria Kawamoto, Henrietta Wong-Leong and Katherine Tomas; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother, James Sanborn. Visitation 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 12:30 p.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.