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ALBERT KAN LUN CHANG, 87, of Honolulu, died March 11, 2004. Retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard supervisor. Survived by wife, Winona; daughters, Winnie and April "Flowerbell"; brothers, Howard, Hawkins and Franklin; sisters, Lucille Lum, Lena Affonso, Eva Cullen and Miranda Margheim. Visitation 8 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 9 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
MURIEL MAXWELL CROSBY, 91, of Arcadia Retirement Residence, died March 16, 2004. Born in Esidumbeni, Natal, South Africa. Widow of the Rev. Thomas Crosby, former Central Union Church senior minister. Memorial service 4 p.m. Friday at Central Union Church. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
BERNABE "BEN" CRISTOBAL DE LA CRUZ SR., 90, of Pearl City, died March 14, 2004. Born in Gatiaran, Cagayan, Philippines. Survived by wife, Rita; son, Bernabe "Ben"; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church; Mass 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, Makai Chapel; cemetery committal service 1 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.
EPIFANIO PEDRO ISIDRO, 88, of Honolulu, died March 2, 2004. Born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired Pacific Construction Co. laborer. Survived by sons, Virgilio, Rodolfo and Freddy; daughters, Frances Cajimat, Susan and Felicidad; 12 grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire.
MILDRED JAY JONG, 90, of Hungtinton Beach, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, died March 10, 2004. Born in Honolulu. Survived by husband, Slosson; son, Leland Sun; four grandchildren. Visitation noon Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary; burial 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers; donations to The Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, 1050 Ala Moana, Building D, Honolulu, HI 96814. Casual attire.
LANCE KAEHU, 44, of Honolulu, died March 13, 2004. Born in Honolulu. City maintenance worker. Survived by father and stepmother, William and Zena; brothers, William Jr. and Clinton; sister, Trisha Hayse. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 11 :30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
HARRIETTE S. KALEIOPU, 81, of Honolulu, died March 11, 2004. Born in Kamuela, Hawai'i. Retired Epiphany School kindergarten teacher. Survived by husband, John; daughter, Prudence Tomimatsu; sons, Timothy and Robin; brothers, Leighton, Jonathan and Clyde Yasuhara; sister, Juliette Rickard; three grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
MITSUE KAWANO, 81, of Pearl City, died March 13, 2004. Born in 'Aiea. Retired Henry's Appliance Sales and Repair Service manager. Survived by son, Irwin; daughters, Amy Mikasa, Ann Kawano and Karen Yoshioka; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Wataru, Rodney and Wayne Minami; sisters, Margaret Furuya and Sandra Kuwahara. Private memorial service held. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary.
TSURUKO NISHIME, 87, of Honolulu, died March 8, 2004. Born on Kaua'i. A homemaker. Survived by husband, Nobuyoshi; son, Lester; daughters, Kathleen Takaki and Sybil Doman; four grandchildren; and brothers, Nobumatsu "Nobu," Matsukichi "Jack," Shigenobu "Shige" and Matsusuke "Mutt" Kobashigawa. Visitation 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m.
JACK KIKUO OKAZAKI, 60, of Honolulu, died March 7, 2004. Born in Honolulu. Retired Queen's Body and Paint Inc. owner. Survived by wife, Jane; daughters, Kristie and Jamie-Janelle; sisters, Judy Shimabuku and Hilda Takehiro. Visitation 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
WILLIAM "BILL" YOSHITO OUE, 74, of Kailua, died March 19, 2004. Born in Kona, Hawai'i. Survived by wife, Lynda; sons, Jason, Ross and Vince; two grandchildren; brothers, Tatsumi, Herbert and Francis; sisters, Amy Kawano and Patricia. Visitation 11 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service noon. No flowers. Casual attire.
ROBERT EDWARD SCHANK, 82, of Honolulu, died March 19, 2004. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah. Retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel; and retired state Department of Civil Defense intelligence officer. Survived by wife, Marilyn; children, Eric, Carol Cook, Jonathan, Sam and Robert; four grandchildren. Memorial service 11:30 a.m. Friday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. Casual attire. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary.
ALICE RITA SMITH, 55, of Wai'anae, formerly of Kealakekua, Hawai'i, died March 15, 2004. Born in Honolulu. A Kona Coast Resort housekeeper. Survived by daughter, Sheila; son, Joseph III; mother, Alice Souza; brother, Wayne and Ronald Souza; sisters, Jean Hepa, Joan Maranan, Shirley Silva and Joyce Suckoll; five grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Friday at Waianae Sacred Heart Church; Mass 10 a.m.; cremation to follow. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
GEORGE NOBUO TAGAWA, 71, of Honolulu, died March 10, 2004. Born in Honolulu. Retired Hawaii Newspaper Agency production employee. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary.
ETHEL YASUKO YAMAMOTO, 76, of Honolulu, died March 14, 2004. Born in Honolulu. Retired Amfac, Wire Rope Division, manager. Survived by daughter, Cheryl; sisters, Gladys Nakamura and Harriet Iwai. Visitation 1 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 2 p.m. No flowers. Aloha attire.