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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, March 2, 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.

IMOGENE "EMMA" KUULEI AKIMA, 61, of Wailuku, Maui, died Feb. 25, 2006. Homemaker. Survived by sons, Tommy and Truman; daughters, Tammy Gerard and Kathleen Alcos; brothers, Tony, Edward "Aloha" and Harry Akima and Jimmy Miyazono; 15 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 7:30 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. to noon Monday at the mortuary; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.

RICHARD CONRAD BRINGMANN, 67, of Kane'ohe, died Feb. 24, 2006. Born in Chicago, Ill. An architectural draftsman. Survived by wife, Ann; daughters, Beth Bringmann and Gwen Riglesberger; hanai son, Jeremy Riglesberger. Visitation 10 a.m. Monday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park chapel; service 11 a.m.; burial noon at Valley of the Temples.

ALICE KAM YUK CARENDER, 89, of Waipahu, formerly of Honolulu, died Feb. 11, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Retired nanny. Survived by nieces and nephews. Private service held. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

MABEL TAKAKO MASAGATANI DALMAS, 62, of Reno, Nev., died Feb. 24, 2006. Born in Honolulu. A graduate of University High School. Survived by husband, Jean-Jacques; son, Guillaume; stepmother, Homie Masagatani; brothers, Frank, Allan and Wayne; sisters, Alice Takenaka and Gladys Masagatani; a granddaughter. Service 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Kawaiaha'o Church. Scattering of ashes to follow. Aloha attire.

ELIZABETH "BELLA" FERNANDEZ, 90, of Ha'iku, Maui, died Feb. 24, 2006. Born in Hawai'i. Survived by sons, James and Harold; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Borthwick Norman's Mortuary, Maui.

RUTH YURIKO FUJII, 91, of Honolulu, died Feb. 20, 2006. Born in Waimea, Kaua'i. Survived by sisters, Matsuko Kobayashi and Mitsuko Kireto. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

ANNA EN MOI FUJIOKA, 81, of Parker, Ariz., formerly of Maui, died Feb. 25, 2006. Born on Maui. Retired bookkeeper. Survived by son, Dennis Tanga; daughters, Corrine Onuma and Myrtle Castlillo; sister, Constance Crump; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Private servcie held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

FRANCES MARY GOCHENOUER, 80, of Winder, Ga., formerly of Honolulu, died Feb. 24, 2006. Born in Lahaina, Maui. Survived by husband, George; sons, Steven Lee, Richard, Michael and Ronald; daughter, Linda Lee; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Committal service 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

ROBERT H. GUTCHER, 83, of Kane'ohe, died Feb. 27 2006. Born in Havre, Mont. Vice president of TransLease, Hawaii. Survived by wife, Abigail "Gail"; son, Gary; daughter, Sandra Decker; brother, Kenneth; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel, Kamehameha Schools; service 10 a.m. No flowers. Donations to Shriners Hospital for Children. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

ESTHER DOROTHY HALSALL, 89, of Kihei, Maui, died Feb. 27, 2006. Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Retired sales associate for Liberty House. Survived by son, Ken; daughter, Janis Mills; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Service at a later date. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

ISAIAH DAVID HOLMES, son of Kelly and Daniel Holmes of Ocean View, Hawai'i, died Feb. 20, 2006. Also survived by brothers, Tony and Justin; sister, Katie; grandparents, Don Borough, Holly Paulus and David Holmes; great-grandparents, Ruth Holmes and Bob Parret. Visitation noon Monday at Ocean View Evangelical Church; service 1 p.m. Burial to follow at Naalehu Community Cemetery.

MILDRED CHIYOKO ITO, 91, of Honolulu, died Feb. 18, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Member of the Senior Citizens Club (Pauokalani Building). Survived by sons, Thomas and Bertram; daughter, Barbara "Bobbie" Sur; brothers, Richard Ito and Ralph Iwamura; sisters, Joyce Oi, Eleanor Aurand and Doris Futa; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild. Private service held. No monetary gifts. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

KARP SOO KIM, 100, of Honolulu, died Feb. 25, 2006. Retired civil service worker with the Pearl Harbor Shipyard. Survived by son, Vernon; daughter, Shirley. Graveside service 10 a.m. Saturday at O'ahu Cemetery. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

SA MALOISEUGA, 61, of Honolulu, died Feb. 19, 2006. Born in Aua, American Samoa. A parking lot supervisor for Apcoa Inc. Survived by son, Jason Unutoa; daughters, Mele Sao, Shirley Maloiseuga, Sally Palepoi; brothers, Taoiseumu, Fiu, Viliamu, Penoga Unutoa; sisters, Sopo Fa'apo Lolomatauama and Mary Unutoa; nine grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Arrangements by Woolsey, Hosoi Mortuary.

MARCIEL "MARCY" MANALO, 89, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Feb. 26, 2006. Born in Kaunakakai, Moloka'i. A stevedore for a shipping company in Hilo. Survived by sons, Stanley and Ronnie; daughters, Betty Varize and Theresa Kaneshiro; brothers, Tommy, Issac, Larry, Fidel and Alfonso; sister, Fortunato Pader; 13 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Graveside service 10 a.m. Tuesday at Alae Cemetery. No flowers. Casual attire.

CHIEKO MIYAMOTO, 80, of 'Ele'ele, Kaua'i, died Feb. 27, 2006. Born in Wahiawa, Kaua'i. Survived by sons, Warren, Noel and Lynn; daughter, Faith On; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; brother, Jackie Urata; sisters, Sue Higa, Nobuko Hashimura and Yaeko Koga. Service 4 p.m. Saturday at Kaua'i Soto Zen Temple. No flowers. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.

SHIGETO MUKAI, 83, of Waimea, Kaua'i, died Feb. 10, 2006. Born in Waimea, Kaua'i. Retired Gay & Robinson Plantation carpenter. Survived by son, Howard; daughters, Sharla Matsumoto and Patti See; three grandchildren; brothers, Matsuto and James. Private service held. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary, Kaua'i.

LIONEL YOSHITO TANIMOTO, 82, of Honolulu, died Feb. 4, 2006. Born in Honomu, Hawai'i. Survived by wife, Rose; brother, Victor; sisters, Grace Okamura and Carol Yoshimura. Private service held. No flowers. No monetary gifts. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

FLORENCE CATHERINE TREPTOW, 84, of Lahaina, Maui, died Feb. 25, 2006. Born in Chicago, Ill. Retired tavern owner. Survived by sister, Rita Mitchen. Service at a later date. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

LAWRENCE KALANI MONIZ VIVEIROS, 79, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Feb. 24, 2006. Born in Laupahoehoe. Retired from Hilo Iron Works and Machida, Inc. Survived by wife, Ethel "Babes"; daughter, Laurie Machida; son, Nathan Sr.; sisters, Lillian Landford, Piilani Chaves and Lucille Chung; four grandchildren; a great-grandson. Visitation 8 to 10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo; Mass 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2, Hilo. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

CARL BERNARD WHITTAKER, 51, of Pahoa, Hawai'i, died Feb. 25, 2006. Born in Seattle, Wash. A carpenter. Survived by companion, Dorit Beinusavich; sons, Adam and Anthony; half brothers, Joss and Leif; father, Jim; mother, Blanche Montbroussous; brothers, James and Bob. No service. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

ELMO EIMO YAMAGUCHI, 86, of Honolulu, died Feb. 21, 2006. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Retired plumber for the Pearl Harbor Public Works Center. Survived by wife, Helen; brothers, Henry and Willis; sister, Fumiko Mabuni. Visitation 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

VICTORIANO "VICTOR" EVANGELISTA YASAY, 95, of Waipahu, died Feb. 4, 2006. Born in Gabut Sur, Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Allied Construction. Survived by wife, Leonarda; sons, Elmer, Erwin and Rowel; sister, Tita Agapay. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel; rosary 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday; Mass 10 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.