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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, Terrance and Gary; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brother, Yoshiaki Tobara. Service 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.
LIDIA THOMPSON ASATO, 74, of Kane'ohe, died March 12, 2006. Born in Naples, Italy. A retired waitress. Survived by husband, Kenneth; daughter, Patrizia Graves; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
SHIGEICHI "SHIGE" ASUKA, 88, of Pepe'ekeo, Hawai'i, died March 13, 2006. Born in Pepe'ekeo. Retired from the former Pepe'ekeo Sugar Co. Survived by brother, Robert; sister-in-law, Masako. Visitation 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 4 p.m. Casual attire.
WILLIAM "BILL" JOHN ATKINSON JR., 80, of Honolulu, died March 14, 2006. Born in Honolulu. U.S. Army World War II veteran; civil engineer at Lihue Plantation; retired Hawaiian Electric Co. civil engineer. Survived by wife, Sheila Greig; daughter, Susan; brothers, James and Robert. Private service held at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
BILLY "BELONG" CASTRO AYSON, 69, of Honolulu, died March 13, 2006. Born in San Esteban, Philippines. Survived by wife, Catalina; children, Edna, Josephine "Jo," Jun, Flordeliza Jaime, Ruguine Aspiras and Johnny; brother, Hermin; sisters, Florencia Javier, Fely Ayson and Eusebia Matro; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. tomorrow at St. Philomena Catholic Church; service 11 a.m.; Mass 11:30 a.m.; burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Arrangements by Affordable Casket.
MANUEL CADIZ, 96, of Waipahu, died March 17, 2006. Born in the Philippines. Survived by hanai family, Dolores and John Miranda, Shirley and Howard Aikala, Primrose and Rudy Tayros and Ilse Layau; nine hanai grandchildren; a hanai great-grandchild; caregiver, Ida Pascual. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.
BERNARDO DELOS SANTOS CALMA, 93, of Waipahu, died March 14, 2006. Born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired heavy-equipment operator for Pacific Concrete & Rock Co. Survived by wife, Jesusa; children, Catalino Magbual, Rosemarie Villanuea, Janet Magbual and Susan Calma; eight grandchildren; sister, Gregoria Marcajida. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. to noon Thursday at the mortuary; service 10 a.m.; burial noon at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Aloha attire.
FRANCES BAJAR FLORENTIN, infant daughter of Raymund and Meredith Florentin, of 'Ewa Beach, died March 4, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Survived also by grandparents, Dogriacias and Cecilia Florentin and Eduarda Salvatiera. Private service. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
TADAO FUJIMOTO, 99, of Honolulu, died March 18, 2006. Born in Honoka'a, Hawai'i. Retired auto mechanic. Survived by wife, Alice; son, Edward; daughters, Carol Nakaya and Joyce Higa; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Private service held. No monetary gifts. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
TOMMY LYNN HAMM, 64, of Honolulu, died Feb. 23, 2006. Retired from Otis Elevator with more than 10 years of service. Survived by sisters, Anita Kenney and Sandra Youngblood; brother, Arthur. Mainland service. Arrangements by J.W. Curry & Son Funeral Home, Dyersburg, Tenn.
MASATO IWAMI, 75, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died March 11, 2006. Born in Hilo. Retired from Chevron Hawaii. Survived by daughters, Diane Ikenaga, Cheryl and Lori; sisters, Yoshiko Yoshioka and Hiroko Oishi. Visitation 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 4 p.m. Casual attire.
YUKIE KAYA, 75, of Kane'ohe, died March 5, 2006. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Retired registered nurse for Drs. Sasaki and Luning for 35 years. Survived by son, Daryle; daughter, Carole Tokuda; three grandchildren; brothers, Naoto and Makoto Katada; sisters, Masayo Santo, Setsuyo Imaino and Akiyo Tani. Service 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Inurnment 11 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
YANG CHUN KIM, 80, of Honolulu, died March 13, 2006. Born in Korea. A retired preschool cook. Survived by sons, Kay and Yong; daughter, Yong; a grandson. Graveside service 2 p.m. Thursday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
"KIMO" ALAN KIMOHOU KING, 56, of Honolulu, died March 17, 2006. Born in Honolulu. A musician. Survived by son, Lanikea; daughter, Catherine; father, James; mother, Jean; sister, Donna Lance. Private services. Memorial donations to Hawaii Public Radio. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
TOSHIO KOGA, 91, of Honolulu, died March 9, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Retired from U.S. Navy Public Work Center. Survived by sons, Fred and Ronald; daughter, Irene; a grandchild, Private service held, Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
GEORGINA "GINA" LEE, 63, of Honolulu, died Nov. 26, 2005. Survived by husband, Wayne Sr.; daughters, Lily Andrews, Wendy Pitner and Carrie Miguel; son, Wayne Jr.; five grandchildren. Visitation 5:45 p.m. Tuesday at Sacred Hearts Church, Makiki; service 6:15 p.m.; scattering of ashes pending. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
JANET HATSUME LEE, 84, of Honolulu, died March 9, 2006. Born in Koloa, Kaua'i. A retired waitress. Survived by husband, Paul; daughters, Iris Yamamoto and Cynthia Gaumont; brother, Richard Ishihara; sisters, Sylvia Ifuku and Lily Sakasegawa; four grandchildren; a great-grandchild. Private service held.
ATILANO BUSTAMANTE LOPEZ, 81, of Wailuku, Maui, died March 18, 2006. Born in Bangar, La Union, Philippines. A corn farm laborer. Survived by wife, Urbana; children, Ricardo, Edgar, Rose Mary, Eloisa Mizuno, Romualdo, Hector, Mario, Myriam and Maria-Flor; brothers, Martin, Joe and Alfredo; sisters, Susana Alcid and Concepcion Coloma; 26 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Ballard Family Mortuary, Maui; eulogy 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 11 a.m. Monday at the mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 11:30 a.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park.
ROBERT R. MARTINEZ, 79, of Kapolei, died March 17, 2006. Born in San Antonio. Theater and ball park maintenance worker, Los Angeles. Survived by wife, Dolores.
EDWARD EARL RAYL, 51, of Kane'ohe, died March 21, 2006. Born in Wheeling, W.Va. Texas service; burial in Halcyon Hills Cemetery, Wheeling. Arrangements by Eastgate Funeral Home, Garland, Texas.
MELVIN PATRICK SILVA SR., 74, of Waipahu, died March 8, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Owner of Mel's Tile; retired mason. Survived by wife, Barbara "Yukino"; son, Melvin Jr.; daughters, Debbie Yamada, Carol Hull, Dale Caires and June Stortecky; 16 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.
JAMES "JIMBO" THOMAS STOKES, 64, of Bellingham, Wash., formerly of Maui, died Feb. 21, 2006. Survived by daughter, Carrianne Dominguez; sister, Evelyn. Maui service held. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
ANNIE "ANN" CAROLINE TAVARES, 69, of Honoka'a, Hawai'i, died March 17, 2006. Born in Lawa'i, Kaua'i. Homemaker. Survived by companion, Herbert Hirayama; sons, David and Joseph; brothers, Harold, Robert, Herbert and Matthew Medeiros; sisters, Dorothy Nicewonger, Elizabeth Chaves and Theresa Warren; five grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
IRA H. THORNTON, 71, of Las Vegas, formerly of Honolulu, died March 15, 2006. Born in Boca Raton, Fla. A housing manager retired from the Civil Service. Survived by husband, Donald; son, Keith; niece and nephew. Private visitation to be held; Las Vegas service. Arrangements by Palm Mortuary, Las Vegas.
KINUE YAMADA, 84, of Honolulu, died March 17, 2006. Born in Ho-nolulu. A homemaker. Survived by husband, Hifumi; son, Mark; three grandsons; brother, Alan Ibiguchi; sisters, Misae Sakamoto, Toshie Yoshida, Marguerite Abe and Carole Takushi. Visitation 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service noon.