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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, March 23, 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.

KITOKU ASATO, 92, of Honolulu, died March 20, 2006. Born in Pi'ihonua, Hawai'i. Retired upholsterer. Survived by wife, Tsuruko; daughters, Ruth Inouye, Nobuko Oshiro, Nancy Tempo and Sharon Kim; sons, Edwin and Gary; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brother, Yoshiaki Tobara. Service 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.

SAUMALEATO ILAOA CABUYABAN, 81, of Anchorage, Alaska, died March 13, 2006. Born in American Samoa. Member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Survived by sons, Galoiola and Junior; daughters, Patricia Fanelli, Lotolelei Pirtle, Mile Hicks, Lima Coulter and Sonya Robb; brother, Moetuasivi Filipo Ilaoa; sister, Laine Tuia; 32 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. today at the Samoan Tokelau Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1128 Banyan St.; service 11 a.m.; burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

WINONA TOMIKO CHANG, 68, of Papa'ikou, Hawai'i, died March 16, 2006. Born in Kalaoa, Papa'ikou. Retired from Hilo Transportation and Terminal, and Chiefess Kapi'olani School. Survived by husband, Delbert; daughters, Sheila Ogawa, Sharon Hirota and Sandi Rosario; brothers, Isaac, Herbert and Richard Takayama; sisters, Louise Ichikawa, Promise Grace and Velma Langsi; nine grandchildren. Visitation 3 to 5 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 5 p.m. Graveside service also noon Tuesday at Homelani Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.

MARGARET ANN CHUNG, 79, of Honolulu, died March 2, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Retired computer systems analyst. Survived by son, Matthew; brother, Roy Kim; sister, Mignonne "Miki" Min, Olive "Marie" Schmidt Sr. Durie Gemma Kim and Leilani Kapiko; two grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

EMMANUEL "MANNY" "PEN" "RAUL" GUINTO CRUZ, 51, of Honolulu, died March 10, 2006. Born in Rubi St., Singalong, Manila, Philippines. Employee of Pacific Beach Hotel housekeeping department. Survived by wife, Blesida; son, Jordan; daughters, Josicor and Josette; two grandchildren; mother, Corazon; brothers, Noel and Israel; sisters, Nina Alcalde and Gina Gozom. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at St. John the Baptist Church, Kalihi; Mass 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 9:30 a.m.; burial 10 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

HUGH E. DRIVER, 91, of Sams Valley, Ore., formerly of Kailua, died March 16, 2006. Born in Westport, Calif. Owner/operator of Kalama Freight in Kailua. Survived by wife, Paula; sons, Hugh and Robert; daughter, Charlene Elliot; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. Service 3 p.m. Friday at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Medford, Ore. Aloha attire. Memorial donations to Eagle Point Lions Club, P.O. Box 55, Eagle Point, OR 97524.

AMANDA CLEO MASON, 86, of Kailua, Kona, Hawai'i, died March 19, 2006. Born in Arizona. Kaiser Permanente lab technician. Survived by son, Roger; daughter, Carol Souther; sister, Wilma Shaffer; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Private service; burial at Kona Memorial Park, Holualoa, Hawai'i. Arrangements by A Hui Hou Funeral & Tribute Services, Kailua, Kona.

MILTON ISAMU OISHI, 55, of 'Aiea, died March 20, 2006. Born in Hono-lulu. Electrician for Hawai'i State Hospital. Survived by wife, Coleen; sons, Kevin and Kyle; sisters, Carol Kawasaki, Irene Flowers and Elaine. Visitation 1 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 2 p.m.; cremation to follow. No flowers. Casual attire.

ROSE NOBRIGA SANTOS, 91, of Honoka'a, Hawai'i, died March 17, 2006. Born in Kalopa, Hawai'i. A homemaker. Survived by son, James Reynolds; daughter, Jeanette; brother, Alfred Nobriga; sister, Lucille Victorine; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Sunday at Seventh-day Adventist Church, Honoka'a; service 10 a.m.; burial to follow at Honoka'a County Cemetery. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

BRYAN BORIS ANAPUNI SCHIMMELFENNIG, 50, of Honolulu, died March 20, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Account executive for Triple F Distributing. Survived by wife, Beth; daughter, Malia; mother, Harriet; brother, Eddie. Visitation 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

GREGORY "GREG" ATSUSHI SHIGETANI, 55, of Kapolei, died March 17, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Royal Hawaiian Band member, and coach of Kapolei High School girls' junior varsity softball team. Survived by wife, Marilyn; daughters, Amanda and Alexis; mother, Nellie; brother, Dennis. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; program 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers; donations to Kapolei High School Girls' Junior Varsity softball program.

Lt. Col. JOSEPH M. SITAR, 74, of Niceville, Fla., formerly of Honolulu, died March 14, 2006. Born in Oak Park, Ill. Retired decorated Air Force pilot, stationed at Hickam Air Force Base; served with the CIA during Bay of Pigs invasion; and a Dean Witter stockbroker. Survived by wife, Alice; sons, Gregory and Joseph; daughters, Catherine, Elizabeth Finch and Leslie Nayman; eight grandchildren; sister, Gheri Cornog. Florida service held; inurnment pending at Arlington National Cemetery. Donations to American Cancer Society. Arrangements by McLaughlin Twin Cities Funeral Home, Niceville.

PAUL A. SPECHT, 91, of 'Ewa Beach, died March 19, 2006. Born in Oregon. U.S. Navy veteran; retired from AMFAC Construction Materials Hawaii. Survived by wife, Esther; daughter, Sharon Guldjord; stepchildren, Toni Kurihara, LoriAnn Shiroma and Patrick Trazo Jr. six grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

ESTHER M. STUBBLEFIELD, 94, of Honolulu, died March 11, 2006. Born in Leeds, N.D. Retired chief of the state Department of Health Public Health Nursing Branch. Survived by nieces and grandnieces. No service. Inurnment at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

FRANCIS T. TAKAHASHI, 95, of Kalaheo, Kaua'i, died March 7, 2006. Born in Hanapepe, Kaua'i. Retired agricultural extension agent with the Department of Agriculture and the University of Hawai'i; established S&F Takahashi Farm. Survived by son, Francis Jr.; daughters, Annabelle, Sandra Henmi and Susan Betsui; four grandchildren; a great-grandchild. Private service held. Donations to the Francis and Sueko Takahashi Endowment Fund, University of Hawai'i Foundation at Kaua'i Community College to promote agriculture and technology. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.

YOSHIE KABAYAMA TANAKA, 89, of Honolulu, died March 19, 2006. Born in Kona, Hawai'i. Survived by sons, Paul and Fred; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Service 5:30 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

MARGARET HARUE TSUKAMOTO, 83, of Kahuku, died March 8, 2006. Born in Wahiawa. Member of Kahuku Hongwanji. Survived by sons, Calvin, Miles and Bert; daughters, Jean Ito and Elaine Leong; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Service 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; inurnment 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.

MARGARET TOSHIE OGATA UDO, 83, of Pearl City, died March 18, 2006. Born in 'O'okala, Hawai'i. Survived by sons, Glenn, Calvin and Ernie; daughter, Jo Ann Goya; sister, Sueko Ono; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

YOSHIKO HIRAMOTO YAMADA, 96, of Lihu'e, Kaua'i, died March 13, 2006. Born in Lihu'e. Retired cafeteria worker for Kaua'i High School. Survived by son, Edward; daughter, Gladys Shinozuka; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Private service held. No monetary gifts. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.