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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Saturday, January 7, 2006


Advertiser Staff

CREIGHTON "KAWAI" KAWAILANI ARAKAKI, 37, of 'Aiea, died Dec. 31, 2005. Born in Honolulu. A Kaiser Permanente-Moanalua Medical Center, Tripler Army Medical Center and Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi respiratory therapist; U.S. Air Force Reserves staff sergeant. Survived by parents, Clifford and Mildred "Millie"; brothers, Craig, Curran "Kekau," Carey "Kalani" and C. Kahaunani "Kahau"; sister, Chandra "Kanani" Malang. Visitation 5 to 6:45 p.m. Wednesday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Newtown 1st Ward; service 7 p.m. Committal service 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

EDWARD H.P. BAILEY JR., 60, of Honolulu, died Dec. 5, 2005. Born in Honolulu. Survived by daughters, Roxann Duguran, Haunani Nagel and Elizabeth "Laka"; sons James, Edward "Poai" IV and Earl Chang; sisters, Trudy Young, Gail, Irene Sato, Debbie Fely and Gloria Jean; brothers, Milton and Richard; 18 grandchildren; a great-granddaughter. Service 2:30 p.m. next Saturday at Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel, Kamehameha Schools, Kapalama campus. Scattering of ashes 10:30 a.m. Jan. 15 at Magic Island. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Resthaven Funeral Home, Oklahoma City, Okla.

DAVID CHEN, 73, of Honolulu, died Jan. 4, 2006. Born in Vietnam. Survived by wife, Kim Su; sons, Tony and Andy; daughters, Jaime Zeng, Lynn Inamine, Sherry and Nancy; five grandchildren. Traditional Chinese service noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; burial 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

WILLIAM JOSHUA DURHAM, 3-month-old infant son of William and Analise, of 'Ewa Beach, died Dec. 31, 2005. Born in Honolulu. Also survived by grandparents, Joel and Kathy Griesbacher, and Bill and Diana Durham; great-grandparents, Chuck and Joyce Haynes, Bill and Linda Durham. Graveside service 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Resthaven Park Cemetery, Glendale, Ariz. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary and Chapel of the Chime Mortuary.

SILVERIO "RIO" FABILENIA, 82, of Pearl City, died Dec. 26, 2005. Born in Zambales, Philippines. An avid bowler at Leeward Bowl. Survived by wife, Florence; son, Neal; daughters, Lisa Sanders Bars, Julie Yugawa and Joye; 11 grandsons; five great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

MASAO FURUTA, 92, of Honolulu, died Dec. 12, 2005. Born in Hono-lulu. A carpenter retired from Honsador. Survived by wife, Clara; children, Carol Seguerre, Ronald Furuta, Judy Mason, Gale Nagamine and Frayne Furuta; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; brothers, Tom, Richard and Mike; sister, Ellen Lam. Private service and burial held. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

EDITHE BARBARA LEILANI GIFFORD, 75, of Lahaina, Maui, died Dec. 17, 2005. Born in Lahaina. A graduate of St. Anthony School on Maui. Survived by sons, Gary and Joseph Rauschensburg; daughter, Johnette Hatori; brother, Raymond Iaela; sister, Yvonne Iaela; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

SANTIAGO "CHAGO" "SANDY" GONSALVES, 68, of Honolulu, died Jan. 1, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Retired from Leahi Hospital; employed at Paradise Beverage and Sunny Gay. Survived by wife, Lourdes; children, Reanette Lozano, Lorena Bloom, son and adopted daughter; five grandchildren; sisters, Mary Figueroa, Jane Leffler and Eugenea Rodrigues. Visitation 10 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.

EPERONE LAISENE GURR, 44, of 'Ewa Beach, died Dec. 26, 2005. Born in American Samoa. A correctional officer at the Maui Community Correctional Center. Survived by wife, Senia; son, Preston "Braddah"; daughters, Nellie and Tiffany; parents, Laisene and Asopaepae; brother, Eddie and Bernard; sisters, Fuarosa Rodriguez, Sialeipata, Asomuamua Amina and Teuila. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; eulogy 11:30 a.m.; prayer service noon; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

JASON KATSUJI IWAI, 63, of Honolulu, died Jan. 1, 2006. Born in Honolulu. A retired jockey. Survived by mother, Shizuko; brother, Nelson; nephew, Chris Oleson. Service 2 p.m. at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Aloha attire.

GEORGE STANLEY "BRADEA" "KEOKI" JENKINS JR., 71, of Kane'ohe, formerly of Hilo and Kona, Hawai'i, died Dec. 31, 2005. Born in Honolulu. Retired from Kohala Sugar Plantation and Hawaii Electric Light Co. Survived by children, Gloria Ishibashi, Ivy Torres, Stanley, Viki, Quintin and Whitney Jenkins, and Tiare Fujitani; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brother, Calvin; sisters, Momi Han, Ola Hunter, Margie Garza, Louise Scarborough, Mary Smith, Virginia McCartney and Connie Luna. Visitation 5 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

MARY E. "BETSY" JOHNSTON, 87, of San Diego, died Nov. 19, 2005. Born in Honolulu. Attended Punahou School and University of Hawai'i. Survived by daughter, Bonnie Knauer; grandson, Ryan Knauer; brother, Robert Barnes. No service. Family requests that friends sign the guest book at obituaries.uniontrib.com

HERBERT TADATO KITANO, 60, of Honolulu, died Nov. 9, 2005. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Retired carpenter. Survived by wife, Sharon; son, Chad Ikeno; brothers, Robert and Kenneth Kitano, and John Davidson; sisters, Sakae Higa, Yaeko Miyashiro and Elsie Molina. Private service held. Donations to American Cancer Society, Hawai'i Pacific headquarters. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

DEREK EDWARD KOOIMAN, 25, of Lihu'e, Kaua'i, died Dec. 30, 2005. Born in Wisconsin. Employed at Hesse Carpets. Survived by parents, Mark and Nancy; sister, Sara; grandparents, Thomas Dirienzo and Rosemarie Saint Louis. Private service in Colorado. Arrangements by Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.

MOLLIE KEAHILANI "AUNTY LANI" LANGLEY-OLSON, 73, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Dec. 31, 2005. Born in Honolulu. Worked in retail and food services at various military exchanges. Survived by son, Gary Kameehonua; two grandsons; three great-grandchildren; sister, Evelyn Nettles; brothers, Charles Langley and Orville Blackburn. Private inurnment he at Diamond Head Cemetery. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.

MARLIN L. LITTLE, 70, of Port Orchard, Wash., died Jan. 3, 2006. Born in Fort Monroe, Va. A captain retired from Hawaiian Airlines who taught single and multi-engine aircraft flight. Survived by wife, Lynne; daughters, Cindy Naud, Lori Little and Debbie Roa; two grandsons; two step-granddaughters; brothers, John and Joseph. Service 2 p.m. Monday at Rill's Life Tribute Center, Port Orchard. Online memorial: www.rill.com

EVELYN THERESA NEVES, 68, of Pearl City, died Dec. 30, 2005. Born in Honolulu. A member of the The Way of Truth Ministries; former manager at Al Philips The Cleaner. Survived by daughters, Tammy Withers and Lisa Brown; brothers, Joseph, George and Stanley Gomes, Walter and Alan Avillanoza; sisters, Clara Rapozo, Helen Kaui and Jane Windberg; a grandson. Visitation 5 p.m. Tuesday at Pearl City Community Church; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

JOSE ISA OROZCO, 80, of Honolulu, died Dec. 26, 2005. Born in Laredo, Texas. Retired federal employee. Survived by sons, Roy, Frank and Richard Ybarra, Anthony and Randy Orozco; brother, Oscar; sister, Mary French; six grandchildren. Visitation 11 a.m. Monday at St. Augustine Church; Mass 12:15 p.m.; committal service 2 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

TAMASII LUAFALEATO SAKARIA, 60, of Honolulu, died Dec. 30, 2005. Born in Samoa. A member of the Samoan Choir of Our Lady of Peace Cathedral. Survived by wife, Sulieta; son, Michael; daughters, Imelda and Cecilia; brothers, Luafalealo, Sililo, Sese and Vito Sakaria, and Taula Mesina; sisters, Evotia Onosai, Sophia Turks and Asenati Maea; a grandson. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Peace Cathedral; Mass noon; burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

LIVINGSTONE "LIVI" SASAGI, 49, of Waialua, died Nov. 17, 2005. Born in Whitmore Village. A landscape designer. Survived by wife, Koreen Napeahi; brothers, Maxstone, Wellingstone and Caffarelle Sasagi, Gene and Kingsley Teixeira, Skippy and Blaine Barros and Darin Awong; sisters, Lugi Sasagi, Rhonda Teixeira and Ramona Barros. Service 10:30 a.m. Jan. 14 at House of Restoration of Assembly of God Church, Hale'iwa. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

MARK MASASHI TAMURA, 83, of Kane'ohe, died Dec. 23, 2005. Born in Honolulu. A retired plumber. Survived by wife, Helen; sons, Asa and Jason; five grandchildren; a great-grandson. Private service held. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.