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MODESTO VALDEZ ALTURA, 83, of Kihei, Maui, died March 23, 2004. A member of the Lions Club and Knights of Columbus. Survived by wife, Demetria; sons, Emmanuel and Geoffrey; daughters, Eleanor Chun, Florencia Vitug, Ofelia Piano and Ana Fe; 17 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at St. Theresa's Church, Kihei; Mass 7 p.m. Burial to take place in the Philippines. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Norman's Mortuary.
RICARDO RAMONDO BERASIS, 71, of Honolulu, died March 10, 2004. Born in Koloa, Kaua'i. Retired U.S. Army Special Forces Green Beret. Survived by wife, Leonsia; sons, Richard and Earl; daughters, Carla Kishimoto and Donna Paulino; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Mass 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Philomena Church; burial 11 a.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery.
DARLENE LOCQUIAO (KAMAKEEAINA) BROWN, 43, of Jacksonville, Fla., formerly of Honolulu, died March 6, 2004. Born in Honolulu. Survived by brothers, Ty, Clyde and Junior Kamakeeaina; sisters, Nalani Kamakeeaina and Vicki Mendiola. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
KWAI SIN CHAR, 90, of Honolulu, died March 16, 2004. Retired federal clerk typist. Born in Honolulu. Survived by sisters, Kwai Lau Goo, Irene Tyau and Grace Wong. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary.
WALTER IVES CHRISTIE, 89, of Ho-nolulu, died March 24, 2004. Born in Berkeley, Calif. Retired Honolulu Star-Bulletin editor. Survived by cousins, Faith Ives Sundy and Jeff Mareck; caregiver, John Peinert. Private service. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
ELIZABETH WHIPPLE CLARK, 79, of Wisconsin and Hawai'i, died Feb. 15, 2004. Born in Evanston, Ill. Retired University of Hawai'i-Manoa, School of Public Health chairman. Survived by brothers, George and Allen. Service 3 to 5 p.m. April 7 on the Hawaiian Rainbow; service also pending in Fish Creek, Wis.
MILTON KEKAULIKE FORSYTHE, 75, of Honolulu, died March 14, 2004. Born in Honolulu. Owner of Message by Milton. Survived by wife, Luella; sons, Warrin Forsythe, and Steven and Shannon Oshiro; daughters, Serena-Lee James and Stevette Kaaihue; brother, Albert; sister, Geraldine Stringert; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Monday at First Assembly of God; service 10 a.m.; inurment 1 p.m. at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
ALVA FRIAS JR., 61, of Kahului, Maui, died March 23, 2004. Born in Hono-lulu. Retired from the Air National Guard. Survived by sons, Keith, Brandon, Scott and Brian; daughters, Renee and Caitlin; father, Alva Sr.; mother, Elizabeth Terry; 14 grandchildren; brother, Louis; sisters, Linda, Sandy Padaken, Bonnie Figueroa, Kuulei Liggett, Piilani Walker and Nalani Mahelona. Visitation 9:30 to 11 a.m. Monday at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.
HELEN HATSUMI FUJIMOTO, 91, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died March 24, 2004. Born in Hilo. A homemaker. Survived by son, Douglas; daughters, Harriet Hori and Jean Taniguchi; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brother, Robert Mishima; sister, Alice Nagao. Service 5 p.m. Tuesday at Honpa Hongwanji Temple, Hilo Betsuin. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
SABAS ANCHETA GALEON, 94, of 'Ewa Beach, died March 16, 2004. Born in Paoay, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired Hercules Construction Co. laborer. Survived by sons, Orlando, Renato and Dante; six grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 6 p.m. Visitation also 8:15 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church, Waipahu; Mass 9:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
LAURENS SHELDON GRUBE, 68, of Pahoa, Hawai'i, died March 17, 2004. Born in Honolulu. A U.S. Marine Corps veteran. Survived by wife, Paulette; sons, John and Laurens; daughters, Larrilynn and Dawn Marie; stepson, Michael Anderson; hanai daughter, Melani Dasalla-Anderson; brothers, Rufus and Charles; sister, Dorothy Kennel. Graveside service 11 a.m. Thursday at East Hawai'i Veterans Cemetery No. 1. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo, Hawai'i.
KAMEKO HAYASHI, 86, of Honolulu, died March 13, 2004. Born in Hono-lulu. Survived by sister, Utano Okita; nieces and nephews. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.
LEONARD FOSTER HILDRETH, 79, of Honolulu, died March 17, 2004. Born in Honolulu. Retired from First Hawaiian Bank. Survived by wife, Lillian; son, Charles Miller Jr.; three granddaughters; brothers, Robert and Bert Corniel; sisters, Ruth Souza and Drusilla Burt. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary; burial to follow at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.
HANNAH KAHAWAII NIAU KAILI, 78, of Provo, Utah, died March 18, 2004. Born in Kalihikai, Kaua'i. Survived by son, Harrom; daughters, Dora Daley, Harriet Malapit and Emmaline Kaili; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Louisa Tachikawa. Celebration of life 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. Service 9 a.m. to noon next Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kekaha Ward; burial at Kaua'i Veterans Cemetery.
ALINA KAUINOHEA KANAHELE, 66, of Kekaha, Kaua'i, died March 22, 2004. Born on Ni'ihau. A homemaker. Survived by husband, Malaki Sr.; sons, Malaki Jr., Kaohu, Kalana and Kuuwehi; hanai sons, Kuualoha Kaulia and Dillion; daughters, Lama Kaohelaulii, Minoka Kanahele and Pupu Duarte; hanai daughter, Iwalani; sister, Emela Shintani; 30 grandchildren; five grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary, Koloa, Kaua'i; service 11 a.m.; burial at Kekaha Hawaiian Cemetery. Casual attire.
THOMAS J. KRUSE, 44, of Honolulu, died March 6, 2004. Born in Great Falls, Mont. Survived by mother, Patty; brothers, Doug and Steve; sister, Christine; life partner, Norman Fronda. Service 6 p.m. Monday at Church of the Crossroads. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
BARBARA ANN MALLOUK, 65, of Honolulu, died March 22, 2004. Owner of Creative Art Flowers Inc. Survived by son, Sean McLaughlin; daughter, Erin Duer; two grandchildren; mother, Helen Kipper; brother, William "Buck" Kipper. Visitation 11 a.m. to noon tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary.
MELE HALATETEFA MANUPUNA, 28, of Kihei, Maui, died March 21, 2004. Born in 'Eua, Tonga. Survived by father, Sione; sisters, 'Ana Vena and Makalita Falekaono; brothers, Lakalaka and Lafaele; grandmother, 'Atelaite Takafua. Visitation 7 p.m. to midnight today at St. Theresa's Church. Visitation also 7 to 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at the church; Mass 10:30 a.m.; burial noon at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Ha'iku. Casual and traditional Tongan attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Norman's Mortuary.
ALIHANDRA "SADIE" SALAC MANZANO, 88, of Waipahu, died March 12, 2004. Born in Siccor, Philippines. A waitress retired from the CPO Club at Pearl Harbor. Survived by son, Edward; daughter, Lenora Escobido; brothers, Guillermo and Alex Salac; sister, Irene Rocalo; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary; prayer service 10:30 a.m.; committal service 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers. Aloha attire.
ROBERT SADAO MARK, 63, of Ho-nolulu, died March 13, 2004. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Survived by daughters, Lois and Lori; mother, Ruth Murata; father, Gilbert; brother, Gary; companion, Nicky Criscola. Private service held. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
FUAMOLI VA'A MATETU, 72, of Kahului, Maui, died March 21, 2004. Born on Swains Island near American Samoa. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Alatasi Alatasi Jr. and Asafo Alatasi; daughter, Selepa Alatasi; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother, Vevesi Filipo; sisters, Mina Jennings and Lina Va'a. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. tomorrow at Christ the King Church; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
WILFRED HEEN MAU, 69, of 'Aiea, died March 19, 2004. Born in Hono-lulu. Survived by wife, Michiko "Michi"; daughters, Valerie Dias, Joanne Mau and Cora Mau; two grandchildren; brothers, Albert, William and Gilbert. Visitation 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 11:30 a.m. Burial 10 a.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.
SEBRINO TOLORES RENIO, 81, of Kane'ohe, died March 10, 2004. Born in Makaweli, Kaua'i. A retired Fort Shafter signalman. Survived by wife, Mary; son, William; daughter, Billie Sojot; brother, Inocencio "Garry"; half brother, Juanillo Cristobal; five grandchildren; a great-grandchild. Visitation from 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Ann's Catholic Church; Mass 11:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
DICK SEIYA SAITO, 89, of Honolulu, died March 12, 2004. Born in Hanalei, Kaua'i. Retired owner of Dick's Lagoon Chevron Station. Survived by wife, Matsuko; sons, Selwin, Russ, Sterling and Ryland; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sisters, Pauline Uda, Marian Everpowski and Toshiko Rowe. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
PETER N. SEGAWA, 92, of Kane'ohe, died March 16, 2004. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. A member of the 100th Battalion 442nd Infantry. Survived by wife, Beatrice; sons, Lory and Jayson; daughters, Mary Nakagawa, Lynn Kamiya and Dale Segawa; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
PATRICIA "PKS" KATHLEEN SORG, 54, of Honolulu, died March 24, 2004. Born in Honolulu. Survived by sisters, Roberta Erickson, Liz Towell, Linda Rietforg and Cynthia Putney; brother, Michael. Private scattering of ashes on the Big Island pending. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.
THERESA ANN TENGAN, 43, of Pa'ia, Maui, died March 22, 2004. Born in Los Angeles. A title clerk at Valley Isle Motors. Survived by husband, Rikizo Jr.; parents, Archie "Ray" and Germaine Eagan; stepson, Rikizo III; stepdaughter, Kahokulani Kahaleauki; sisters, Ethel Eagan, Helene Gabaldon, and Kathy St. Martin; five grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 7:30 p.m. Aloha attire.
MAGDALENA SARAGOSA TOTMAN, 71, of Pahoa, Hawai'i, died March 22, 2004. Born in 'Aiea. A packer for Consolidated Theatres. Survived by husband, Richard; sons, Lonnie Wilson, Michael Wilson, Steven Wilson, Nathan Totman and Patrick Totman; daughters, Mae Clifford and Bernadette Totman; brother, Sandiego Saragosa; sisters, Mary Melvis, Helena Manning and Theresa Abordonado; 30 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Saint Rita's Catholic Church, Nanakuli; Mass 11:30 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.