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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Tuesday, April 11, 2006


Advertiser Staff

BARNIE KAMEKONA CHAR SR., 83, of Waimea, Kaua'i, died April 6, 2006. Born in Waimea. Kaua'i Fire Department fire captain and longtime taro farmer. Survived by wife, Puanani; sons, Russell, Rawlins and Barnie Jr.; daughters, Jackie Gray, Eula Mae Taala, Apryle Wong, Sue Ann Char and Cheryle Anne Woolsey; sister, Matilda Gonsalves; brother, Wilson Aana; 29 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation 11 am. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kekaha Ward, Kaua'i; service 1 p.m.; burial to follow at Kaua'i Veterans Cemetery, Hanapepe, Kaua'i. Arrangements by Kaua'i Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home.

KENNETH WAH HON "KC" CHOY, 84, of Honolulu, died April 3, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Retired member of the Royal Hawaiian Band. Survived by wife, Velma; son, Kennyson; daughter, Robin Hebert; brother, Walter. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

MARY BURNHAM POND DUNAWAY, 97, of Honolulu, died April 1, 2006. Born in Rutland, Vt. Survived by son, Don Carlos Jr.; daughter, Paula Merwin; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.

HARRY NOBUO FUJII, 84, of Honolulu, died April 3, 2006. Born in Wahiawa. Retired federal fire captain; member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team 232nd Engineer Combat Co. Survived by wife, Kikue; sons, Harold and Paul; daughter, Carol Ann; four grandchildren; brother, Gordon; sisters, Millie Matsunaga and Ruby Inafuku. Service 1 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Aloha attire.

ORTELLO GOROSPE GUILLERMO, 60, of Kailua, died March 17, 2006. Born in Balaoang, Paniqui, Tarlac, Philippines. Marine Corps Base Hawai'i, Marine Corps Community Service, supply warehouseman; former president, Balaoagian Anian Association. Survived by wife, Rose; son, Gary; daughter, Cindy Zapata; father, Aurelio; sisters, Aurora Romuar and Aida Gillia; brother, Mark; three grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary, Wai-pi'o, Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the chapel; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

MIKAKO "SALLY" HAYASHI, 87, of Kane'ohe, died April 1, 2006. Born in Wailuku, Maui. Retired social worker a Maluhia Hospital. Survived by husband, Kingo; brother, Meiji Hirose; 16 nieces and nephews. Visitation 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

JANET HIDEKO KISHIMORI, 69, of Honolulu, died April 2, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Retired special education teacher at Barber's Point Elementary School. Survived by husband, Phillip; son, Scott; daughter, Jolene Wong; two grandchildren; brother, Richard Yonamine; sister, Lillian Shibata. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

WILLIAM "BILL" LEE, 51, of Honolulu, died April 1, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Castle High School special education teacher. Survived by uncles, aunts and cousins. Visitation 9:15 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary, Wapi'o, Makai Chapel; service 10 a.m.; burial 10:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

ANNETTE LOUISE LIPTON-ATKINS, 74, of Honolulu, died April 8, 2006. Born in Pa'ia, Maui. Retired jeweler. Survived by husband, Fred; sons, Jensen Lipton, and Lawrence and Robert Zablan; daughter, June Akina; brothers, Harold Kim Han, Sidney Kim Han and James Kim Han; sister, Beatrice Minniear; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. tomorrow at St. Pius X Church, Manoa; Mass 10:30 a.m. No flowers; donations to the church. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

RIKIJI MAKI, 83, of Mountain View, Hawai'i, died April 2, 2006. Born in Kea'au, Hawai'i. Retired Puna Sugar Co. employee. Survived by wife, Tsuyako; daughters, Marlene Lum, Stella Miyashiro and Erma; step-sons, Richard and Robert Niimi; step-daughter, Pearl Worley; brothers, Henry, Haruo, Tommy and Charles; sisters, Naoe Shigeta; 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Private service held. No koden (monetary gifts); no flowers. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo, Hawai'i.

DONALD LEWIS McKRELL, 66, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died March 20, 2006. Born in Chicago, Ill. Carpenter; U.S. Marine Corps veteran. Survived by half sister, Dawn Holmes; half brother, Donald Harris. Service 9 a.m. Friday at Central Christian Church; scattering of ashes to follow. Loose flowers. Casual attire. No donations. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.

OCTALINA IWALANI MEDEIROS, 51, of Volcano, Hawai'i, died April 4, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Bartender at Kilauea Military Camp, Hawai'i Volcano National Park. Survived by companion, Stephen Teixeira; sons, Edward Kalani and Levi Kekoa; daughters, Stanyale Leilani Kahele; mother, Lois Kahele; sisters, Stephanie Osato, Almalene Parker and Kim Kleinschmidt; brothers, James Kahele, Samuel Gray, Mitchell and Clifford Ayau; four grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at New Hope Christian Fellowship, Volcano; service 11 a.m.; cremation to follow at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Casual attire.

IKUO "MOUSEY" NAKAGAWA, 78, of Wahiawa, died April 2, 2006. Born in Lahaina, Maui. Retired school teacher. Survived by wife, Kiyoko; son, Jon; daughter, Jan Fujii; a granddaughter; sisters, Natsue and Nobuko Masuoka and Mitsue. Private service held. No monetary gifts. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

MARY ROSS, 91, of Honolulu, died April 7, 2006. Born in Honomaka'u, Hawai'i. Housewife. Survived by husband, Walter; sister, Virginia Vinta; nieces; grandnieces; grandnephews. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Monday at the Co-Cathedral of St Theresa; Mass 10:30 a.m.; burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

HIROSHI SAKI, 82, of Pearl City, died April 6, 2006. Born in Lahaina, Maui. Retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard machinist. Survived by wife, Sueko "Joyce"; sons, Wesley and Clyde; daughters, Denise Saki and Ann Saki-Eli; brother, Tamotsu; four grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary, Waipi'o, Makai Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

PATRICIA SNIPES, 75, of Kailua, died April 7, 2006. Born in Indianapolis, Ind. Retired teacher at Mokapu Elementary School. Survived by husband, Paul; daughters, Julie Campbell, Heidi Marc-Aurele and Jill Bartow; brother, Morgan Sly; sister, Betty Van Buren; three grandsons. Service 4 p.m. Friday at Christ Church Uniting, Kailua. No flowers. Aloha attire. Donations to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

MARY NAMAHANA TENGAN, 91, of Kalama'ula, Moloka'i, died March 29, 2006. Born on Maui. Survived by son, David Kupihea; daughter, Ilona; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Mass 10:30 a.m. today at St. Sophia Catholic Church; burial of ashes at a later date. Arrangements by Moloka'i Mortuary.

BEATRIZ WINCH, 85, of Pahala, Hawai'i, formerly of Wahiawa, died April 3, 2006. Born in Bolinao, Pangasinan, Philippines. A housewife. Survived by daughters, Mary Lou Ruetz, Jenny, Kathleen, Susan Lavatai and Elizabeth Williams; sons, Franklin and Stanley; 19 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawai'i.

GORDON CHARLES "BOSCO" WONGHAM, 62, of Kailua, died April 5, 2006. Born in Hawai'i. Retired. Survived by son, Lawrence; daughter, Yvette; brother, Lucky; sisters, Daryl-Jean Watson, and Elizabeth Piikea Karosich; five grandchildren; a great-grandchild. Service 11 a.m. tomorrow at O'ahu Cemetery Chapel; graveside service to follow. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

WOO SUN WUN, 78, of Honolulu, died April 3, 2006. Born in Canton, China. Retired bank teller. Survived by son, Enoch; three grandchildren; sister, Woo On. Graveside service 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park.