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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted on: Thursday, July 22, 2004


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.

DAVID CHO, 80, of Honolulu, died July 16, 2004. Born in Holualoa, Kona, Hawai'i. A retired U.S. Army major. Veteran of World War II and Korean War. Survived by wife, Lenora; brothers, Summer and Samuel. Service 3 p.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

LAWRENCE "LARRY" VERN DESHAYES, 82, of 'Ewa Beach, died July 19, 2004. Born in Fruita, Colo. A retired maintenance supervisor for Pan American Airlines. Survived by sons, Lawrence and James; daughter, Denise MacKinnon; brother, Ernest; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

RUTH A. FREWERT, 90, formerly of Honolulu, died July 18, 2004. Born in Shakopee, Minn. Formerly with St. Francis Hospital. Survived by son, Kevin; grandson, Derek; nieces and cousins. No service was held. Memorial donations to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, 1232 22nd St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20037-1292. Arrangements by The Cremation Society of New Hampshire.

ELLEN YOSHIE GILMAN, 99, of Kane'ohe, died July 13, 2004. Born in Waimanalo. Survived by son, James Jr.; daughters, Violet "Masako" Yamamoto and Pauline Ramos; 22 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 to 9 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 6:30 p.m. Private inurnment service at a later date. No flowers. Memorial donations to Ann Pearl Nursing Facility in Kane'ohe. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

CHUN SUN KIM, 90, of Honolulu, died July 19, 2004. Born in South Korea. Survived by sons, Sung Hyo, Sung Hee and Tony; daughters, Sung Kwang, Kok Ji and Sung Jyo; sister in Korea; 17 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Pius X Church; Mass 10 a.m.; burial noon at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

JAMES ROBERT LESLEY, 80, of Lower Burrell, Pa., formerly of Kailua, died July 17, 2004. Born in Mamont, Washington Township, Pa. Retired from U.S. Soil Conservation Service; and former assistant state conservationist in Hawai'i and Wisconsin. Survived by wife, Elizabeth; sisters, Lillian Parrotta and Jane Youra; children, Samuel Lesley and Susan Mieritz; eight grandchildren. No flowers; donations to Forbes Hospice, 115 S. Neville Ave., Oakland, PA 15213; McKeever Environmental Learning Center, 55 McKeever Lane, Sandy Lake, PA 16145, or Peoples Library, 3052 Wachter Ave., Lower Burrell, PA 15068.

MARY "PAT" EVELYN LOUIS, 77, of Hilo, Hawai'i died July 15, 2004. Born in Tennessee. A homemaker. Survived by companion, Robert Orr; hanai daughter, Laurie Kenny; extended family. Service to be held on Kaua'i at a later date. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.

AMY FIAAPIA SHIMASAKI MEREDITH, 78, of American Samoa, died July 15, 2004. Born in American Samoa. Survived by sons, Taamu Manu, Andre, Sean, Joe and Meresaki; daughters, Alice Leasau, Lucy Poueu, Moana, Elsie Manuleleua, Roseanne Ramirez, Amy Mamea, Akesa Niko, Theresa Taua, Annmarie Franco and MJ; sister, Virginia Faaitiiti Landers; 47 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren. Visitation noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church; Mass 3 p.m.; cremation to follow; inurnment July 31 in American Samoa.

DONALD M. MORGAN, 75, of Ko'olauloa, died July 14, 2004. A captain retired from Halawa High Security Facility. Survived by wife, Loretta; daughters, Corene Helm, Lindarae Kaaihue, April Kealoha and Crystal Peltier; brothers, Thomas and Charles Morgan and John Liwai; sisters, Emmaline Hopkins, Evelyn Armacost, Kuuipo Harlow and Beverly Ramones; grandchildren; great-grandchildren. Visitation from 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Ann's Church, Kane'ohe; Mass 10 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

BERLYN CHIYO NISHIMURA, 70, of Honolulu, died July 18, 2004. Born in Honolulu. Retired self-employed attorney. Survived by brothers, Karl and Dean; sisters, Earlyn and Frieda Hulse. Private service held. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

ANTONINO "TONING" ULANGCA PONCE, 79, of Wahiawa, died July 2, 2004. Born in Magsingal, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired from Dole Company. Survived by wife, Maria; sons, Hermo and Cirilo; daughters, Asuncion Castillo, Perlita Ceria, Consolacion Baldoria, Nenita Palafox and Marites Ceria; 20 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church; Mass 11 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.

RIKIMU TAKARA, 76, of Waipahu, died July 8, 2004. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Owner of Highway Supermarket and a member of Mililani Christian Church. Survived by wife, Kay; son, Dick; daughter, Gloria; brother, Yoshiichi; a grandchild. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

CHAD KIYOSHI UYEHARA, 39, of Gardena, Calif., died June 23, 2004. Born in Honolulu. An electrician. Survived by father, Sadayoshi; step-mother, Rose; sisters, Christine Kubo and Jan Ono; grandmothers, Tsuruko Uyehara and Edna Kohara. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

ANNA MARCIA WAGNER, 84, of Kane'ohe, died July 14, 2004. Born in Richmond, Calif. Former member of Kona Outdoor Circle and a pioneer in the field of art therapy. Survived by sons, Peter and Keoni; daughters, Marcia Schwerin, Paula Loomis and Betsy Curtis. Memorial service 10 a.m. Saturday at Pohai Nani Retirement Community Facility in Kane'ohe. Private scattering of ashes at a later date. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

SHIGERU YONAMINE, 93, of Kane'ohe, died July 11, 2004. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. A retired carpenter. Survived by son, Clifton; daughters, Elly-Raye Landtroop, May Yonamine and Irene Ramirez; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Toshio and Eugene; sisters, Evelyn Tamanaha, March Iwata, Faith Nakano, Sue Miyashiro and Kay Yogi. Visitation 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 11 a.m. Aloha attire.