BOKELLU ABON, 60, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died March 11, 2006. Born in the Marshall Islands. Retired plumber. Survived by daughters, Mira Anni, Neilam Anni, Tijen Laibwij and Bine Jacob; son, Tony; five brothers in the Marshall Islands; five sisters in the Marshall Islands; 23 grandchildren. Visitation 11 a.m. tomorrow at the family home, 57A Mauna Loa St., Hilo; funeral and burial in the Marshall Islands. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
RUTH AKIONA, 78, of Honolulu, died March 9, 2006. Born in Cincinnati. Retired executive secretary with AMFAC. Survived by son, Doug; daughter, Malia Akiona-Soares; grandsons, Brandon Akiona and Kelii Akiona-Soares; brother, Louis Strass. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 6:30 p.m.; cremation to follow. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
FRANCES LENORA AMMON, 53, of Makakilo, died March 13, 2006. Born in San Diego. Survived by parents, William and Jessie. Service pending. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
ELIZABETH "LIZ" BROSIUS, 34, of Kapolei, died Feb. 28, 2006. Born in Gardena, Calif. A 1990 graduate of Leileihua High School; served in the U.S. Army for four years. Survived by husband, Ronald; daughter, Anastasia; mother, Thelma Teijeiro; father, Edwin Baldos; brother, Edwin Baldos Jr.; stepfather, Pete Teijeiro. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 10 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
KAHIKINAUAIAPOMAIOKALA ZION BUTLER, 5, of Waimea, Hawai'i, died March 2, 2006. Born in Kamuela, Hawai'i. Survived by parents, Doni and Hakaleleponi; brother, Kodi-Dean-Pukuniahi; sister, Kassadi-Mahinalani; grandparents, B.J. and Clyde Springer, Engie and Frank. Service at a later date. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.
CECILIO PACKET DACAY, 81, of Puhi, Kaua'i, died March 15, 2006. Born in Pakala, Kaua'i. Retired senior harvesting supervisor for McBryde Sugar Plantation; tour bus driver with Grayline Hawaii. Survived by wife, Delphine "Nina"; daughters, Aurora Fritz and Wanda Higashi; sons, Mansfield and Wadsworth; sisters, Mary Bicoy and Genoveva Miguel; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Church; cremation to follow. Arrangements by Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.
PENISIMANI FIHAKI, 70, of Wahiawa, died March 9, 2006. Born in Tonga. Survived by daughter, Nele Laulu; grandchildren, Susana, Mana, Tava and Makaala; sister, Koloisa Tupuola; brother, Pulevalu. Visitation 5:30 to 9 p.m. Monday at Olive United Methodist Church; service 6:30 p.m. Graveside service 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
MANASE FOUKIMOANA HUAKAU JR., 8, of Wai'anae, died March 12, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Student at Kamaile Elementary School. Survived by parents, Mele and Manase Sr.; brother, Inoke; sisters, Ilaisaane and Lavenia; grandmothers, Salote Tuliakiono Finau and Penina Lasini Huakau. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Wai'anae United Methodist Church; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
RAYMOND FRANCIS MANT, 90, of Honomalino, Hawai'i, died March 8, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Retired financial analyst for Hawaiian Electric Co.; appointed by Gov. Samuel King as the Kaua'i commissioner to the Territorial Children and Youth Commission and by Govs. King and William Quinn as Kaua'i commissioner to the Hawaiian Homes Commission. Survived by wife, Barbara; son, Richard; grandsons, Thomas and Robert; granddaughter, Ashley; three great-grandchildren. Graveside service 10 a.m Tuesday at Christ Church Episcopal cemetery, Kealakekua. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.
TOORU 'FRANK" MURAKAMI, 80, of Honolulu, died March 15, 2006. Born in Kona, Hawai'i. Retired City & County of Honolulu civil engineer. Survived by wife, Sumako; son, Wilson; daughter, Joy Crose; five grandchildren; brother, Samuel; sister, Helene Stegmann, Shizue Minobe and Alice Hawes. Visitation 4 p.m. Wednesday at Makiki Christian Church; service 5 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
FLORENCE HATSUKO NAGATA, 95, of Pearl City, died March 8, 2006. Born in Waipahu. Survived by son, Nelson; daughters, Arlene Seta, Winifred Taira, Cynthia Matsushige and Nancy; sister, Mildred Young; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary.
TAULAGO SAMOA, 71, of Wai'anae, died March 3, 2006. Born in American Samoa. Member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Wai'anae. Survived by sons, Peni Benjamin, Samoa Jr., Toma, Iosua and Ala; daughters, Lea Roberts, Mapuni Tau, Tailo Su'a and Tiresa Ma'ae; mother, Taavoaga Muaava; brothers, Faanoa Muaava, Faitala Toma, Tanielu Toma and Faitala Muaava; sisters, Lealofi Penitito, Lotomua Tufu, Soli Faiumu, Pulou Tauai and Maga Atualevao; 50 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
JOYCE BUCHANAN SPRINGER, 73, of Kailua, Kona, Hawai'i, died March 17, 2006. Born in Huron, S.D. A homemaker. Survived by son, Michael; daughters, Janet Weddle, Karen Vares and Judith; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. No service. Donations to Hospice of Kona, P.O. Box 217, Kailua, Kona, HI 96745. Arrangements by A Hui Hou Funeral & Tribute Services of Kailua, Kona.
WILLIAM HENRY STANLEY, 75, of Mililani, died March 10, 2006. Born in Kearny, N.J. Retired U.S. Air Force tech sergeant; retired from McDonnell Douglas Corp. Survived by wife, Shirley; sons, Rudy and Guy Stamm; brother, George. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
WILLIAM FRANK STEER, 105, of Kailua, died March 7, 2006. Born in Agra, Okla. Retired U.S. Air Force colonel. Survived by daughters, Twylla-Dawn, Doveline Borges and Bobbi; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Committal service 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. No flowers. Donations to Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301.
TAKAKO TANIGUCHI, 96, of 'Aiea, died March 7, 2006. Born in Kekaha, Kaua'i. Member of Tanna Jin Kai. Survived by son, Paul; daughter, Joan Yasuda; granddaughter, Dr. Joy Lynn Yasuda Tanigawa. Private service held. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.
SANDRA "BERRY" LEE THOMPSON, 52, of Kailua, Kona, Hawai'i, died March 13, 2006. Born in Honolulu. A homemaker. Survived by son, Warren Pagan; daughters, Brandi and Michelle Pagan and Shawna; mother, Elizabeth Valeros; grandmother, Bessie Santilla; nine grandchildren; brothers, William Harris, Scott Andrade, Patrick Harris and Michael Jr.; sisters, Frances Sales, Laverne Harris and Donna Segundo. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 11 a.m.; burial to follow at 'Alae County Cemetery. Flowers welcome. Formal or aloha attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.
RICHARD "DICK" PETER UDING, 77, of Honolulu, died March 5, 2006. Born in Illinois. Retired. Survived by wife, Judith; son, Jeffery; daughters, Kristi Stipe, Kathie Uding, Jean Uding and Stacy Evans; brother, James; sister, Cissy Dawes; seven grandchildren. Celebration of life and scattering of ashes 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday at Hawai'i Yacht Club. Donations to St, Francis Hospice. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
ROSALINA ULEP, 84, died March 4, 2006. Born in Solsona, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Survived by daughter, Florenda Tumamao; sons, Roland and Romeo; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; rosary 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 a.m. Wednesday at St. Michael's Church; Mass 9:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
MARY LOU WOO, 58, of Kapolei, died March 13, 2006. Born in Johnstown, Pa. Bankruptcy trustee for the federal government. Survived by son, Victor; granddaughter, Malia; mother, Veronica Elliott; sisters, Joanne Mucha and Nancy Brunberg; companion, Vince Torricer. Private service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
SAM SHINISHI YOSHIKAWA, 88, of Waimanalo, died March 1, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Business agent. Survived by wife, Misao; sons, Robert, Keith, Rodney and Jay; five grandchildren; a great-grandchild; sisters, Muriel Narahara and Clara Sato. Service and inurnment held. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
BLANCHE HANAE ZAKIMI, 82, of Waipahu, died March 7, 2006. Born in Papa'aloa, Hawai'i. Member of Gushikawa Shijinkai. Survived by husband, George; son, Lyle; daughters, Patricia Akamine, Shelley Akamine and Careen; four grandchildren; brother, Richard Uchima; sister, Betty Higa. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.