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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, July 6, 2006


Advertiser Staff

The Advertiser publishes obituaries about people of interest to its readers as a free public service. Obituaries may be submitted by mortuaries or, with proof of death, by individuals in writing. Fax 525-8037 or write to Obituaries Editor, The Honolulu Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802. Include a contact name and phone number. We reserve the right to edit for form, style and newsworthiness. Date of publication cannot be guaranteed. To publish paid death notices, call the classified ads department at 521-9111.

KAREN YOSHIE AGENA, 65, of 'Ewa Beach, died June 20, 2006. Born in Okinawa. A travel agent for Sus Tomita Travel Inc. Survived by husband, Ronald; sons, Kenneth and Paul; three grandchildren; brothers, Yoshiaki, Yoshimasa and Yoshiteru; sisters, Yukiko Irei. Service 4 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Family requests no koden.

LARRY TAKASHI HASHIMOTO, 81, of Kane'ohe, died June 25, 2006. Born in Waihe'e, Maui. Retired state electrician. Survived by wife, Florence; daughters, Valerie Hashimoto and Sandra Simon; three granddaughters; brother, Jack; sister, Shizuko. Visitation 10:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 11 a.m. Private inurnment. No flowers. Donations to Maui Veterans Memorial Center.

MARIE MICHIKO ICHIDA, 95, of Honolulu, died June 22, 2006. Born on Kaua'i. Businesswoman, and supporter of the arts. Survived by daughter, May Sofge; sister, Elizabeth Tomita; four grandsons; two great-granddaughters. Service 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary.

KAZUO IKEDA, 94, of Honolulu, died June 27, 2006. Born in Pu'unene, Maui. Retired Department of Education educator with more than 35 years of service, many at Nana'ikapono School. Survived by wife, Toshiko; son, Peyton; daughter, Linda Monroe; sister, Monica Kozuki; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

FLORANTE "FLOR" DULCE ISLA, 57, of Wahiawa, died June 8, 2006. Born in Manila, Philippines. A staff sergeant retired from the U.S. Army; also employed with Star Protection Agency as a security guard. Survived by wife, Florida; sons, Floredick, Florderick and Florian; brother, Florinio; sister, Florida. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday at the chapel; Mass 10 a.m.; committal service 1 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

CALIXTA "RITA" QUEVEDO JARAMILLO, 83, of Reno, Nev., formerly of Pepe'ekeo, Hawai'i, died July 1, 2006. Born in Pangasinan, Philippines. Retired from Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corp. Survived by husband, Mariano; son, Oscar; daughters, Corazon Prestosa, Fran Church, Nancy Nemedez and Marieta Tagorda; brother, Manny Quevedo; sisters, Purification Magpantay, Cresencia Molina, Emeliana Tactay and Lydia Tuazon; 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary; service 7 p.m. All night vigil at the family residence at 28-2870 Kukuikea Place, Pepe'ekeo. Visitation also 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Papa'ikou; Mass 11:30 a.m.; burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section. Casual attire.

ANNIE KAWAILANI KAMAHAKU, 89, of Waimanalo, died June 24, 2006. Born in Lihu'e, Kaua'i. Survived by sons, James and Clarence Beaman; daughters, Napua Woolsey, Beverly Akiona and Rebecca Elaban; brother, James Ah You; 23 grandchildren; and great- and great-great-grandchildren. Graveside service 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

THOMAS C. LAKE JR., 76, of Kailua, died July 3, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Retired from Hawaiian Electric Co.; bass player with The Kahauanu Lake Trio. Survived by wife, Lorraine; sons, Sam, Russell and Whitney; daughter, Laola; brother, Kahauanu; five grandchildren. Private service. Donations to Habilitat Inc. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

LARRY TAKAO MATSUO, 59, of Kea'au, Hawai'i, died July 2, 2006. Born in Waipahu. An appliance technician for Sears Roebuck and Co. for more than 37 years. Survived by son, Christopher; daughters, Cami Miyakado and Christen Lincoln; parents, Kiyoshi and Agnes; brothers, Stanley, Wilfred and Craig; sisters, Irene Kishimoto, June Quast, Lorraine Hamamoto and Marlene; former wife, Oarlene Wingate; three grandchildren. Visitation 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Hilo Hooganji Mission; service 3 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.

WILLIAM ORR MCCOLLISTER, 84, of Lahaina, Maui, died June 17, 2006. Born in Iowa City, Iowa. A retired magazine publisher. Survived by companion, Sally Turner; sons, William, Mark and James; stepsons, Robert and Thomas McMahon; daughter, Sue Ann Jackson; hanai daughter, Molly McCollister and Lynn Leance; hanai son, Perry; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Celebration of life 1 to 5 p.m. Aug. 6 at Lahaina Yacht Club. Memorial donations to Hale Makua Wailuku, 1540 E. Main St., Wailuku, HI 96793. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

ROBERT BUNG MUN, 87, of Hono-lulu, died June 25, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Survived by wife, Lillian; son, Wesley; daughter, Sandra Vegas; one grandson; sister, Winifred Lam. Private service held. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

SHIZUKO NAKAMOTO, 86, of Ho-nolulu, died July 4, 2006. Born in Pahoa, Hawai'i. Retired cafeteria assistant. Survived by son, Glenn; daughters, Kay Iwanaga and Judy Tajima; two grandchildren; brother, Sunao Miyabara; sister, Yurie Hagihara. Visitation 5:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary; Buddhist service 6 p.m.; cremation to follow. Private inurnment at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

BIENVENIDO A. NONEZA, 83, of Honolulu, died June 20, 2006. Born in the Philippines. A retired dishwasher. Survived by wife, Sylvia; sons, Romeo, Bienvenido Jr., Benji, Daniel, Kevin and Eugene; daughter, Mary; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brothers, Alfred Baidoy, Orlino and Ben; sisters, Rosaline and Consolacion Bianeo. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 7 p.m.; cremation to follow. Private inurnment at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire.

JOSEPH RAPOZO, 93, of San Leandro, Calif., died June 12, 2006. Born in Lihu'e, Kaua'i. A sugar plantation employee; also a mechanic with the Smith Family on Wailua River. Survived by sons, Ronald, Gordon and Jerry; brothers, Nicolas and Eddie; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; brothers, Raymond and Frank; sister, Mary "Girlie." Celebration of life 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. Monday at St. Sylvester's Church; Mass 10 a.m.; burial at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.

RUTH AYAKO TABUSA, 97, of Waipahu, died June 28, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Survived by daughters, Evelyn Okamura and Gayle Ohta; four grandchildren. Visitation 4 p.m. Saturday at Waipahu Sotozen Mission; service 5 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

RICHARD CHAUL ROONG WHANG, 80, of Aspen Valley, Colo., died July 2, 2006. Born in Kohala, Hawai'i. Retired Servco Pacific executive sales manager at Kaimuki Toyota. Survived by wife, Nancy; son, Lincoln; daughters, Carole Whang Schutter, Wanda Horibe and Sandy Miller; seven grandchildren; sisters, Helen Kau and Elizabeth. Service in Colorado. Private Honolulu service at a later date. Condolences to Mrs. Nancy Whang, 0386 Lewis Lane, Basalt, CO 81621. Arrangements by Farnum-Holt Funeral Home and Crematory.