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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted on: Saturday, November 20, 2004


Advertiser Staff

KARRIS K. "BUTCH" ANTILL, 82, of Sebastian, Fla., formerly of Ho-nolulu, died Nov. 16, 2004. Born in Rayland, Ohio. A veteran of World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. Survived by wife, Lynn; sons, Ronald and Terry; daughters, Lisa Martin and Marianne Baker; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Service 2 p.m. today at Cornerstone Baptist Church, Sebastian, Fla. Arrangements by Fountainhead Memorial Funeral Home.

ROBERT "BOB" GOOSSEN, 86, of Kailua, Kona, Hawai'i, died Nov. 16, 2004. Born in York, Neb. A former U.S. Navy aviator and commercial pilot. Survived by daughter, Wendy; two grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home, Kona.

GWENDOLYN LOUISE HESS, infant daughter of Garth and Amanda Hess, of Mililani, died Nov. 5, 2004. Born in Honolulu. Also survived by grandparents, Melissa and Robert Kinniburgh, David Hess and Laura Lorenz; great-grandparents, Mildred and Christian Haack, Tasha and Stephen Halpert, John Lorenz and Ruth Hess. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

JEFFREY C. ISHII, 49, of Honolulu, died Nov. 17, 2004. Born in Honolulu. A Mainland news distributor. Survived by wife, Patti; son, Brandon; brothers, Donald and Warren; sisters, Jo Ann Ishii, Janell "Deedee" Araki and Faith Reed. Visitation 10 a.m. Tuesday at O'ahu Cemetery chapel; service 11 a.m. Aloha attire. Memorial donations to First Assembly of God at Red Hill. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

STEPHANIE LEIMANA KAILIEHU, 49, of Kane'ohe, died Nov. 7, 2004. Born in Honolulu. Survived by son, William "Billy" Jr.; daughter, Stephanie; brothers, Nathan Kaliko and Zachary Kaliko Sr.; sisters, Pearl Wilson and Donna Mae Tinoga; two grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

MISAO KAU-AKI, also known as JANE KAU-AKI, 78, of Kane'ohe, died Nov. 13, 2004. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Retired from Young Laundry and Dry Cleaning. Survived by husband, Happy; sons, Ronald, Harold and Leonard; daughters, Jane-Momi Lau and Patricia-Ulu Cockett; brothers, Seiyu and Masato Nakaza; sisters, Shirley Yamashiro and Sadako Lum; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Service 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kane'ohe Ward. Inurnment 9:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

RODNEY TOSHIO KIYABU, 61, formerly of Honolulu, died Oct. 25, 2004. Born in 'Ola'a, Hawai'i. Retired M/A-Com Co., Massachusetts, electronics technician. Survived by wife, Elizabeth; sons, Robin and Cary; sisters, Myrtle Fukumoto, Jean Kiyabu and Audrey Tokuda. Mainland service held; private inurnment pending at Mililani Memorial Park. Arrangements by Badger Funeral Home, Littleton, Mass.

ALICE TAYAKO LAU, 82, of Honolulu, died Nov. 9, 2004. Born in Kainaliu, Hawai'i. A homemaker. Survived by husband, Mun Chong; daughters, Audrey Karr and Gaylene Berssenbrugge; stepdaughters, Aletheia Palakiko and Donna Carvalho; brothers, Hitoshi and Tamotsu Iwanaga; sister, Irene Okumura; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

MARGARET TATSUKO LEONG, 83, of Pearl City, died Nov.12, 2004. Born in Kahana, Hawai'i. Survived by sons, Tim, James and Steven; daughters, Pauline Kashiwagi, Betty Shun, Leona Teale and Michele Leong; 16 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brothers, Clinton and Arthur Gorai; sister, Beatrice Soga. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

KIMIE ONO, 96, of Honolulu, died Nov. 18, 2004. Born in Wailuku, Maui. Member of Niigata Ken Jin Kai and Higashi Hongwanji Mission. Survived by sons, Robert, Richard, Roy, Ernest and Allan; daughters, Jeanne Tsushima and Gail Kaneshiro; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; brother, Masato Shibasaki; sisters, Frances Hamada, and Kiyoko Sult. Service 6 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.

BETTY ORMISTON, 86, of Lynden, Wash., formerly of Honolulu, died Nov. 11, 2004. Born in Spokane, Wash. Survived by sister, Eloise Blondin; sons, Ron and Joe; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Donations to The Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1700, Chicago, IL 60601.

JOHN "GORDON" PICKERING, 78, of Wai'anae, died Nov. 16, 2004. Born in Detroit, Mich. A retired command sergeant major in the U.S. Army. Survived by wife, Merelyn; son, Eric Whidden; daughters, Susan Pickering, Sheila Lippolt and Sally Flores; sisters, Doris Flavion and Barbara Lynn; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Service 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Casual attire. Memorial donations to the National Kidney Foundation of Hawaii. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

KUULEI EMILIO DIRECTO RODBY, 75, of Wahiawa, died Nov. 10, 2004. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. An artist known for her Ni'ihau shell creations. Survived by sons, Tim, Leo III, Walter and Peter; daughter, Leilani Rodby Collins; brothers, Buddy and Roland Directo; sisters, Louise "Makamae" Gregson, Evie "Lila" Jordan and Laverne Garfield; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Community Church of Christ Waipahu Congregation; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Ho'okupu and lei accepted.

THOMAS "JEFF" YOSHIKAZU SAITO, 72, of 'Aiea, died Nov. 8, 2004. Born in Waipahu. A retired 'Aiea High School teacher. Survived by wife, Helen; son, Glenn; sisters, Lillian Ito, Jane Lau and Clarice; three grandchildren. Visitation 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 5:30 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

CHARLES "CHARLIE" PERKIN SHAM, 60, of 'Aiea, died Nov. 15, 2004. Born in Honolulu. A retired baker with Oroweat/Holsom Bakery with 35 years of service. Survived by wife, Helen; sons, Keawe and Kahakauwila; granddaughter, Emily. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church; Mass 11 a.m. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.

VAUGHN MERLE STEWART, 62, of Kailua, Kona, Hawai'i, died Nov. 8, 2004. Born in San Jose, Calif. A boat builder and carpenter. Survived by son, Zeb; mother, Frances Sherman. No service. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.

REBECCA "BECKY" SUNG, 85, of Mililani, died Nov. 12, 2004. Born in Mokule'ia. Survived by sons, David and Roy Solomon; daughters, Charlotte Brown and Mary Nakao; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother, Gilbert Hun; hanai brother, Robert Kawahakui; hanai sisters, Juliet Herrod and Rosie Kawahakui. Visitation 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 10 a.m.; committal service 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Casual attire.

KIYOSHI TAKEUCHI, 83, of Pearl City, died Nov. 7, 2004. Born in Hilea, Hawai'i. A retired electrician for Halfhill Electric Co. Member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Company F. Survived by son, Elmer; daughters, Katrine Martin and Lorraine Takasawa; four grandchildren; brothers, Jerry and James; sisters, Agnes Ariyoshi, Harumi Ikeda and Satsue Yoshishige. Visitation 3 p.m. tomorrow at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 4 p.m.; cremation to follow. No flowers. Casual attire.

JANE ASAKO YAMADA, 84, of Honolulu, died Nov. 15, 2004. Born in Honolulu. A retired forelady for Kahala Sportswear; retired Elna Sewing Machine sales person for Kuni Dry Goods. Survived by son, Keith; daughter, Karen Suehiro; five grandchildren; brother, Alfred Fukumoto; sister, Betty Oie. Service 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.