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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, June 29, 2006


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Advertiser Staff

ARCENIA CALAMAAN ACADEMIA, 93, of Wahiawa, died May 28, 2006. Born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Survived by daughters, Dionisia Academia, Rosalina Lacamiento, Josephine Calamaan and Evangeline dela Cruz; sons, Rodrigo, Apolinario and Ludivico; 47 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; brother, Phillip Calamaan; sisters, Fermina Tumbagon and Rosita Villaluz. 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 mortuary; Mass 10 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

MARGARET "PAULINE" AFOA, 70, of 'Ewa Beach, died June 23, 2006. Born in Wahiawa. Retired from F.W. Woolworth Stores. Survived by husband, Simanu Jr.; sons, Nathan and Namaan; daughters, Roxane Payne, Renita Boshers and Rosalind Quayle; brothers, Bernard Rodrigues, Patrick Kauina and Franklin Rodrigues; sisters, Roselani Hall, Anna Sullivan and Barbara Baptista; 13 grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, Pearl City; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

DOROTHY MICHIKO AMUNDSEN, 88, of Kailua, died June 19, 2006. Born in Hiroshima, Japan. Survived by daughters, Leila Huehn and Carole; six grandchildren; a great-grandchild; two great-great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

MABEL AIWOHI CASTILLO-FUERTE, 80, of Wailuku, Maui, died June 18, 2006. Survived by daughters, Roberta Yagi, Kamaile Sombelon, Millie Razo and Angela Waskey; hanai brother, Samuel Kuailani Sr.; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Monday at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

HELEN RACHEL DE HARNE, 97, of Wahiawa, died June 16, 2006. Born in Newtown, Conn. A member of the Society of Mayflower Descendants in Hawaii. Survived by daughters, Diane Melvin and Denise de Harne; grandchildren, Rachel Raquino and Tal Kliger; great-grandchildren, Kiana and Noah Raquino and Micah Iuli. Graveside service 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

YUTAKA EMOTO, 89, of Wailuku, Maui, died June 16, 2006. Born in Pu'unene, Maui. An architect and estimator for building contractors. Survived by wife, Yukie; son, Edwin; stepson, Warren Orikasa; daughter, Charlene Orikasa and Oros Tomita; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Private family service held. Donations to a favorite charity. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary.

CLAYTON MASATOSHI HIGA, 52, of Honolulu, died June 13, 2006. Born in Honolulu. A real estate accountant. Survived by father, Masao; brother, Michael. Private service held. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

HAROLD "SONNY" MAMORU IWAMOTO, 71, of 'Aiea, died June 9, 2006. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. A retired construction superintendent and licensed contractor for Hercules Construction. Survived by wife, Sybil; sons, Derek and Darren Iwamoto, and Charles and Michael Sakurai; daughters, Dianne and Lori Sakurai, Christine Urabe and Lisa Chun; sister, Doris Barrow; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 11 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

BEATRIZ J. JARAMILLA, 91, of Lawa'i, Kaua'i, died June 27, 2006. Born in Santa Cruz, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. A homemaker. Survived by daughters, Nita Bermudez and Edna Wood; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; brother, Matias Javillonar; sisters, Maria and Pacita Javillonar; caregivers, Josie and Sam Yadao. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Hanapepe Public Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.

MARGARET "CHACHA" "MILEKA" KANANIU KALEO, 80, of Waiahole, died June 25, 2006. A member of Jehovah's Witnesses. Survived by husband, James; sons, Daniel Tada, Joseph Moses, Brandon Moses and Kimo Kaleo; daughters, Lani Hawkins, Anne Fernandez, Tina Schneibel, Kathleen Leleo, Pearl Estioko, Anthonette Pennybaker, Twinkle Moses, Kealakai Uyeda, Layla Kaehu, Phoebe Lopes, Madeline Maiava and Gail Watts; sister, Elizabeth Shoaf; many grandchildren; great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild. Visitation from 5 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Burial service 10 a.m. next Thursday at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

GEORGE JOSEPH "JAPANESE GEORGE" KIMURA, 60, of Wai'anae, died June 16, 2006. Born in Pa'auilo, Hawai'i. Longtime state Department of Education custodian. Survived by companion, Cozie Whitfield; sons, George, Allen and Joseph "Oki"; daughter, Cindy Church; brother, Alton Ventura; sister, Theresa Lum; seven grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 11:30 a.m. Casual attire.

EUNICE KIU KUMALAE, 102, of Waimea, Hawai'i, formerly of Hono-lulu, died June 25, 2006. Born in Hanalei, Kaua'i. A registered nurse and homemaker. Survived by husband, Jonah Jr.; sons, Jonah III, Llewellyn and Wallace Kumalae; brother, Ellsworth Liu; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.

FRANCES S.S. OH, 81, of Honolulu, died June 20, 2006. Born in Waialua. A keypunch operator. Survived by daughter, Betty Davis; brother, Harry; sister, Marian Aswell. Private service held. No flowers. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

JOYCE HAUNANI RAAPPANA, 45, of Pahoa, Hawai'i, died June 25, 2006. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. A homemaker. Survived by daughters, Jesse and Season Nelson; four grandchildren; parents, Larry and Mary; brother, Tom Arnold; sisters, Donna, Marshia Bauman, Luci Giles, Betty Thompson, Leeann Sailors and Barbara Hawelu. Celebration of life 3 p.m. tomorrow at parents' home, 12-4309 Ocean View Parkway, Pahoa. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.

JOEL H. SEAVEY, 62, of Honolulu, died May 29, 2006. Born in Colorado Springs, Colo. A Wyeth pharmaceutical company employee; and medical and dental products specialist with Pac/Rim Medical Supplies. Survived by daughters, Dawn Robison Naya and Shawn Correa; sister, Jane; stepmother, Madlyn; three grandchildren. Service pending. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

ELLSWORTH FUTOSHI SETO, 84, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died June 22, 2006. Born in Hilo. Retired First Hawaiian Bank vice president and Hilo branch manager; and Occidental Life Insurance Co. insurance underwriter. Survived wife, Carolyn; sons, Lester and Emmett; sisters, Mona Byrne and Jane Nakano; two grandchildren. Private service held. No flowers. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

JOHN "PETE" SIQUIG, 32, of Waipahu, died June 14, 2006. Born in Urdaneta, Pangasinan, Philippines. Former Del Monte employee. Survived by fiancee, Jacqueline Dameg; son, John Jr.; daughters, Melrose, Jonalyn and Jonnelle; father, Julian; brothers, Reynaldo, Rodrigo, Ronald and Julian; sisters, Josephine Ulep, Jocelyn Rambaud, Judith Macasio, Ruby Moises and Rosalie Baldugo. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 10:30 a.m. Monday at the chapel; service noon; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

GEORGE EIZO UYEDA, 90, of Ho-nolulu, died June 17, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Retired First Hawaiian Bank branch manager. Survived by wife, Doris; daughters, Sue Yamamoto, Gwen Tani and Jill Kawasaki; four grandchildren; sister, Irma Nishizawa. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

SABRINA LEIGH WILSON, 49, of Hawai'i, died April 30, 2006. Born in Seguin, Texas. Survived by mother, DeEtta; grandmother, Hope; half sister, Beth Ayn Rognmoe. Service 3 p.m. July 6 at Punahou School Chapel. Donations to Punahou School Scholarship Fund, or charity of choice. Arrangements by Fairmount Mortuary, Denver, Colo.