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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Monday, July 17, 2006


Advertiser Staff

TIMOTHY EDWARD ALENSONORIN, 52, of Waipahu, died July 7, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Mercantile Trucking Co. employee. Survived by parents, Frank and Margaret "Lena"; brothers, Rodney and Frank Alensonorin, Craig Yamashita, and Keoni Alensonorin; sisters, Arlette Tabangcura, Kimberly Ann Kainoa and Penny Yamashita. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Hearts Church; Mass 10:30 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.

ZU YUAN HUANG, 80, of Honolulu, died July 8, 2006. Born in China. Retired farmer. Survived by wife, Yuan Kun Chen; son, Zi Pan; daughters, Ai Mei, Ainian and Li Cai; brothers, Zu Tian, Zu Zhan and Cho Hing Wong; sister, Lan Ying Lam; seven grandchildren. Visitation/Taoist service 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary; burial 1 p.m. at Manoa Chinese Cemetery.

MATTHEW MAKALANI KEAULANA, 35, of Waipahu, died July 12, 2006. Born in Honolulu. A painter, surfer and fisherman. Survived by companion, Shanon Carino; sons, Makaio and Dakota; daughter, Kahealani; mother, Luccia; brothers, Lionel and Mark; sisters, Lynn Keaulana and Loreen Herrera. Service 10 a.m. Saturday at Nanakuli Beach Park; scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

THELMA "AUNTY T." KAMALA LIFTEE, 77, of Kailua, died July 3, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Retired Honolulu Police Department office clerk. Survived by daughters, Raynette "Leo" Kau, Lani McCabe and Annie Hikita; sons, George Jr., Randy, Guy, Eric and Chad; hanai sons, George, Joseph, Alex and Robert McCabe; 15 grandchildren; one great-granddaughter. Visitation 5:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual or aloha attire.

LILAC TSURUKO MIYAGI, 90, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died July 1, 2006. Born in Hilo. Retired Bullock's Department Store, Los Angeles, children's department assistant buyer. Survived by brother, Earl; sisters, Lily Yasuhara, Ruth Miyagi and Kay Bossert. Private service held. No flowers or koden (monetary donations). Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

JUDY YOSHINO ONTAI, 75, of Honolulu, died June 28, 2006. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Former Popo's Coffee Shop waitress. Survived by sons, Dean and Miles; daughter, Elizabeth Lyons; brother, Yoshi Uyehara; sisters, Toshi Kishaba, Miki Kitamura, Irene Tango and Tomie Hodge; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Private service held. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

WALLACE ISAMU SHIMABUKURO, 55, of Honolulu, died June 28, 2006. Born in Honolulu. A carpenter. Survived by sons, Isamu, Larry, Wallace and Bernie; daughter, Kiyomi; brothers, Thomas and Melvin; sister, Naomi Kanahele; seven grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

SYLVIA LANI SHINYAMA, 54, of Wailuku, Maui, died July 2, 2006. Born in Denver. A State Department of Agriculture inspector. Survived by mother, Carol; sisters, Pam Harima, Karen Joyo and Susan Romero. Private family service held. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary.

ISAMI "REX" TAKEYAMA, 89, of Kahului, Maui, died July 6, 2006. Born in Pu'unene, Maui. Tri-Isle Plumbing Co. plumber. Survived by wife, Elaine; son, Neil; daughters, Faith Otake and Sheryl Shishido; brother, Roy; sister, Kiyoko Hirano, Yukie Nishiyama, Winifred Yamanaka and Michiko Yoshigai; six grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Thursday at Nakamura Mortuary, Maui; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.

LUCY HOAPILI VAN LOON, 97, of Hana, Maui, died July 11, 2006. Born in Honokalani, Hana. Retired Old Hana Hospital practical nurse. Survived by son, Alfred Jr.; daughter, Lucy Matsuda; 14 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; 33 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Church; Mass 11 a.m.; burial in Honokalani Cemetery, Wainapanapa. Arrangements by Borthwick Norman's Mortuary, Maui.

MITSUO "CHUNKY" YAMAMURA, 65, of Honolulu, died July 14, 2006. Born in Tokyo. Retired City Florist owner. Survived by wife, Alice Umeda; brother, Dr. Yukio; sister, Mayumi Tamai. Visitation 5 p.m. tomorrow at Honpa Hongwanji, Hawaii Betsuin; service 6 p.m. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.