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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted on: Monday, May 23, 2005


Advertiser Staff

ESTHER MIGUEL BUNDA, 78, of Wahiawa, died May 18, 2005. Born in Lahaina, Maui. Member of Wahiawa Christian Church. Survived by husband, Sandy Sr.; children, Robert, Sandy Jr., Paul, Mark, Tonilyn "Nani" Bunda and Sandilee "Momi" Mina-mishin; brother, Paul Miguel; 14 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary, Waipi'o; Makai Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. Cemetery service 10:30 a.m. Friday at Schofield (Barracks) Post Cemetery. Casual attire.

FERDINAND "FRED" DWIGHT FUERTE, 52, formerly of Honolulu, died April 25, 2005. Born on Maui. Active with American Lung Association and annual Children's Asthma Camp, Fresno, Calif. Survived by wife, Pattey; son, Makoa; mother, Maggie Fuerte-Ganutisi; brothers, Francis and Floyd; daughter, Frances Perkins; son, Frank; three grandchildren. Memorial service 6:30 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary, Wailuku, Maui. Arrangements also by Neptune Society Central California Cremation Service.

FREDERICK SAWTELLE JONES JR., 82, died May 17, 2005. Born in Lynne, Mass. Federal civil engineer. Survived by wife, Bette; sons, Frederick III, Theodore Hill, Martin and Glenn; daughter, Lisa; sister, Marilyn Chase; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

MOLLIE SHIZUYE KAGAWA, 83, formerly of Waimea, Kaua'i, has died. Survived by brother, Ralph Yoshimura; caretaker, Dell Kikuchi. Memorial service 6 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. No flowers.

MICHAEL WILLIAM KAHAKELII, 45, of Honolulu, died May 6, 2005. Born in Honolulu. Member of His Highest Praise Ministries. Survived by father, Daniel; mother, Edith; brother, Keoni; sisters, Ululani Crowell, Ellen Feliciano and Aulani Cash. Visitation 9 to 10:30 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; cremation to follow. Casual attire.

RUBY KALEIKINI, 70, of Wai'anae, died May 14, 2005. Born in Honolulu. Homemaker. Survived by husband, Arthur; daughters, Roberta Kapua'ala, June, Ernestine Kamelamela and Ruby Melendez; sons, Arthur and Radford; sisters, Yvonne Brooking, Audrey Rojas and April Panui; hanai sister, Iralete White; brother, James Kepolino Sr.; 21 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Wai'anae Ward; service 11 a.m.; cremation to follow. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

HIRAM KAHOOHULI KANUHA JR., 47, of Waimea, Hawai'i, died May 8, 2005. Born in Honoka'a, Hawai'i. Janitor and construction worker; former paddler with Kawaihae Canoe Club. Survived by son, Jassen Bento; daughter, Deja Kanuha-Billings, two grandchildren; mother, Molly Waikiki; brother, Maxin; sisters, Stephanie Lopes, Haunani Kanuha and Diane Akau-Waikiki. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at The Door of Faith Church, Waimea; service 11 a.m. Burial to follow in Waimea County Cemetery; luncheon to follow at Ke Ola Mau Loa Church hall. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.

PERCY POMAIKAI KIPAPA, also known as Sumotori Daiki, 31, of Waikane, died May 16, 2005. Born in Kailua. Retired sumo wrestler. Survived by parents, Priscilla and George Jr.; brother, Kurt; sisters, Selisa Cockett; grandmother, Rosaline. Visitation 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 1 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

LOTTE HELEN KRAUSE, 94, of Honolulu, died May 16, 2005. Born in Germany. Retired housekeeper. Survived by daughter, Sigrid Espejo; granddaughter, Evelyn. Private service. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.

RALPH SALVADORE LEO, 81, of Sedro Woolley, Wash., formerly of Honolulu, died May 15, 2005. Born in Hoboken, N.J. Retired from Hawaiian Telephone Co. Survived by sons, Ralph, Christopher and Thomas; seven grandchildren; brother, Jerry; sister, Anna Meehan. Arrangements by Lemley Chapel, Sedro Wooley. Condolences to Christopher Leo, 600 N. Reed St. #47, Sedro Woolley, WA 98284.

SIMAU MARA MASALOSALO, 25, of Honolulu, died May 13, 2005. Student. Survived by aunt and uncle, Nai and Tasi; and aunt, Keke Hafoka. Services pending in American Samoa. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.

HARUE MURAKAMI, 99, of Honolulu, formerly of Kona, Hawai'i, died May 7, 2005. Born in Fukuoka, Japan. Homemaker. Survived by sons, Tooru "Frank" and Samuel; daughters, Helene Stegmann, Shizue Minobe and Alice Hawes; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

JUNICHI NISHIMOTO, 94, of Pepe'ekeo, Hawai'i, died May 16, 2005. Born in Hakalau, Hawai'i. Retired from Hakalau Sugar Co. Survived by sons, Paul, Allen and Earl; daughters, June Droullard and Carol Tsuruda; brother, Masao; 10 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren. Private service held. No koden (monetary donations). Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

EARL NORICHIKA NOZAKI, 71, of Honolulu, died May 17, 2005. Born in Honolulu. Co-owner of Communication Consulting Services Inc. and retired from Hawaiian Telephone Co. Survived by wife, Shirley; son, David; daughter, Susan Miyake; two grandchildren; brother, Kenneth; sisters, Nancy Tomasu and Yvonne Takata. Visitation 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

DANIEL FRANK OLIVE SR., 59, of Mountain View, Hawai'i, formerly of Kaua'i, died May 11, 2005. Born in Agana, Guam. Caregiver and owner of Olive Foster Group Home. Survived by wife, Joan; sons, Daniel Jr., Dana, Kenneth and Edward; daughters, Danette Dumo and Danielle Balino; brothers, Albert, James "Kimo" and Michael Mier; sisters, Carolyn Mendiola and Doreen Mier-Winkler; three granddaughters. Private service held. Condolences to P.O. Box 571, Kurtistown, HI 96760.

RACHEL JUNE PIILANI, 80, of Kent, Wash., died May 17, 2005. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Daycare provider. Survived by sons, Clarence Jr., Dwight, John and Pierce; sisters, Mary Ann Sheather and Christina Liana; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Mainland service Wednesday; burial at Hillcrest Burial Park, Kent. Arrangements by Marlatt Funeral Home, Kent.

JAY SABATE, 58, of Honolulu, died May 8, 2005. Born in Honolulu. Retired Queen's Medical Center biomedical technician. Survived by daughter, Darlene; brothers, Pete Tinao, and Joseph, Matt, John and Leonard Labajo; sister, Mary Nelson; hanai children, Georgia White, Jefferey and Jarrett Wong and Dee Dee Villaro; hanai sisters, Lorraine Atchly and Darlene; hanai mother, Mary Erler; hanai father, Bill Erler. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at New Hope Fellowship, Leeward, 94-050 Farrington Highway; service 11 a.m. Graveside service 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

LESLIE SITAKE, 44, of Lahaina, Maui, died May 19, 2005. Survived by husband, Tevita; children, Tangikiama Finau and 'Uheina Malu; brother, Kusitafu Sulunga; two grandchildren. Service 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahului, Maui, Ward. Services also 8 to 10 a.m. Friday at the church; burial 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Arrangements by Borthwick Norman's Mortuary.

MARGUERITE S.H. SMITH, 100, of Honolulu, died May 19, 2005. Born in Lawa'i, Kaua'i. Kawananakoa Middle School teacher. Survived by husband, Earl; nieces and nephews. Visitation 10 a.m. Saturday at Central Union Church, Atherton Chapel; service 11 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

ROCKWELL "ROCKY" LLOYD SMITH, 56, of Kapolei, died May 16, 2005. Born in Honolulu. Heavy equipment operator. Survived by wife, Billielani; sons, Nake'u and Sheldon; daughter, Kimberlee; five grandchildren; brother, Edward; sisters, Linda Stewart, Jackie Malina and Barbara Padello. Visitation 9 a.m. to noon Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Makakilo Hawai'i Stake Center, 92-900 Makakilo Drive; service noon; burial 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

ELLEN DOREEN LEIALOHA UTA SUESUE, 43, of Wai'anae, died May 11, 2005. Born in Honolulu. Survived by husband, Steven; sons, Don Willets and Chase Uta; daughters, Honeygirl Willets, Cherish Willets, Azurelynn Suesue and DonEileen Willets; three grandsons; brothers, Albert, Hiram, Potasi and Wayne Uta; sister, Mabel Uta. Visitation 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Calvary Chapel West, 91-928 Fort Weaver Road, 'Ewa Beach; service 5 p.m.; cremation to follow. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

BEATRICE HALIA KIHOI WONG, 84, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died May 18, 2005. Born in Kamuela, Hawai'i. Homemaker; telephone operator; airport security guard and lei maker. Survived by sons, Fred and Errol; daughters, Camellia Wroblewski and Gloria "Tweetie"; sisters, Edna Kwock and Lorna Tefft; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Graveside service 1 p.m. Friday at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawai'i Funeral Home.