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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, May 19, 2006


 •  'Winkie' Chong, Hilo mainstay, dead at 89

Advertiser Staff

KIYOKO AOKI, 87, of Honolulu, died May 7, 2006. Born in Port Allen, Kaua'i. A homemaker. Survived by daughters, Marcia Tanaka, Mary Lynn Aoki and Sandra Takishita; three grandchildren; brother, Giichi Fujimoto; sister, Kikumi Morikawa. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

CHRISTINE JEANNETTE "JANE" BAKKER, 67, of Honolulu, died May 14, 2006. Born in Djojakarta, Indonesia. Fragrance representative for Macy"s. Survived by sons, Ray and Glen; daughters, Mady Kleinert and Jessy Pugh; five grandchildren; brothers, Max, Paul and Ferdinand Hoyer; sister, Evalien Morier and Popie Majoor; companion, Lou Michely. Visitation 3 to 4 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary.

JUANITA BLACK, 83, of Port St. Lucie, Fla., died April 11, 2006. Born in Credo, W.V. Volunteer for Port St. Lucie Police Department Crime Watch Patrol. Survived by husband, Lewis; son, Kerry Schwartz; stepdaughters, Virginia Smith and Isabel Cruz; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren. Scattering of ashes May 27 off Waikiki Beach (boat leaving Ala Wai Marina, 9 a.m.); family reunion 11 a.m. at Magic Island. No flowers. Aloha attire. Donations to H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33612. Arrangements by Aycock Funeral Home, Port St. Lucie.

SILVERIO "BERIO" VALDEZ CALIBOSO, 88, of Waipahu, died May 3, 2006. Born in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired from W.E. Painting Contractor. Survived by wife, Juana; sons, Nestor and Rodolfo; daughters, Wilma Ildefonso and Lyn; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brother, Juan. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary; Mass 10 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

JEANNE MACCABE GATELY, 82, of Honolulu, died April 27, 2006. Born in Wellesley, Mass. Survived by husband, Donald. Ashes scattered at sea. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

HELEN GROGGER, 86, formerly of Honolulu, died April 12, 2006. Born in Ogden, Utah. Survived by sister, Elizabeth Davis; son, Paul; daughter, Katie Choy; four grandchildren. Utah service held. Arrangements by Price-Helton Funeral Home, Auburn, Wash.

HENRY THEODORE HANSEN JR., 77, of Kamuela, Hawai'i, died May 14, 2006. Born in Ashland, Wis. Retired U.S. Air Force master sergeant at Hickam Air Force Base with 27 years of service; North Hawai'i Community Hospital volunteer. Survived by wife, Phyllis; daughter, Carla Chaidemenakis and Christine Lindsey; son, Henry III; five grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

GORDON SEIZO HASHIMOTO, 70, of Honolulu, died May 9, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Retired U.S. Postal Service clerk. Survived by wife, Suzanne; sons, Blane and Daren; brother, Harold and Asa. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

ALICE Y.L. HEE, 71, of Honolulu, died April 18, 2006. Born in Kula, Maui. Retired issuance adjustor. Survived by brother, George; sister, Laura Conrad. Service pending. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

JANE ELIZABETH FRIZELLE HEINE, 78, of Kailua, died May 15, 2006. Born in Makaweli, Kaua'i. Survived by daughter, Susan Morley; two grandchildren. Services pending. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

ELIZABETH "WAHINE" KUPUNA KAHAPEA, 93, of Mililani, died May 2, 2006. Born in Honolulu. A member of Ka Makua Mau Loa Church. Survived by son, Paul; hanai son, Roy Sheldon; daughters, Shirley Shimaoka and Georgianna See; hanai daughters, Lillian Kelley and Hazle Cabarra; sister, Virginia Rovello; 14 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; 37 great-great-grandchildren; many hanai children. Visitation 9 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel; service 11 a.m. Burial 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

LONNIE HIROSHI KAMIMURA, 35, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died May 16, 2006. Born in Minnesota. Survived by mother, Jule; brothers, Darrell Britton, Hans Britton and Wilhelm Kamimura; sisters, Colleen Peralta, Erika Brown and Correy. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. tomorrow at The Living Waters Church; service 10 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

HARRINGTON KALIMAHANA KAUANOE, 70, of Kane'ohe, died May 16, 2006. Born in Hawai'i. Survived by sons, Robert and Ronald; daughters, Dorothy Mahoney and Moani Fields; mother, Violet Somera; sister, Shirley Manicas; 16 grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Private service. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

FLORENCE KINUYO MATSUI, 69, of Honolulu, died May 11, 2006. Born in Honolulu. A homemaker and former Pan American World Airways flight attendant. Survived by husband, Richard; daughters, Lauren Matsui, Raina Fujitani and Blythe Matsui; mother, Yuki Nakamura; brothers, Thomas, Mitsu and Douglas Nakamura; brothers, Thomas, Mitsu and Douglas; sister, Sumako Kuniyuki. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

JANICE CHARLENE NACARIO, 55, of Waialua, died May 7, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Member of Soka Gakkai International. Survived by husband, James; sons, Ryan and Jesse Sasaki, James and Steven; daughter, Stephany; three grandchildren; mother, Kay Kim; brothers, Russell, Dwight, Patrick and Franklin Kim; sister, Roberta Kim. Visitation 4 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 5 p.m. Casual attire.

NANCY ASAE NAKAMURA, 81, of Mililani, died May 9, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Member of Wahiawa Kyo Yu Kai and Grace Bible Church. Survived by sons, Morris and Glenn; daughter, Audrey Morales; brothers, Kenneth "Tomo" and Dennis "Danny" Nakasone; sisters, Alice Fujiuchi, Jane Oshiro and Gerrie; 15 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

JISUKE NISHIHARA, 99, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died May !6, 2006. Born in Urasoe, Okinawa. Employee of Pepe'ekeo Sugar; independent sugar cane grower. Survived by sons, Stanley, Wallace and Royden; daughters, Grace Isa, Natsue Kaneshiro, Miyoko Taira, Tomiko Masaki, Shigeko Hirano and Ellen Mikasa; 18 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home; service 3 p.m. No flowers. Aloha attire.

NATHANIEL DOMINIC NUNES, 2, of Wahiawa, died April 2, 2006. Survived by his mother, Christina Ticman Nunes; brothers, Dante and Damien Ticman; sister, Ulani Nunes; fraternal grandparents James Nunes Sr. and Lorraine and Sinclair Taniguchi; maternal grandparents Linda and Harry Ticman; uncles and aunts. Service Sunday, 5 p.m., at Wahiawa Community Church of the Nazarene. Inurnment Monday at National Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary. Casual attire.

YASUKO OGATA, 89, of Hilo and Pahoa, Hawai'i, died March 26, 2006. Born in Pahoa. An accountant, and macadamia nut farmer. Survived by daughters, Carol Cicerone and Aileen Cornman; son, Wayne; two grandchildren. Private service held. No koden (monetary donations). Arrangements by Borthwick Hawai'i Funeral Home.

JANE SANAYE OSHIRO, 64, of Honolulu, died April 21, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Survived by mother, Haruko; brothers, Walter and Larry. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary

MARK PEREZ, also known as GEORGE WALLACE PEREZ, 64, of Wai'anae, died April 29, 2006. Born in Honolulu. DF Builders Construction worker. Survived by wife, Maylea; sons, Jason, Raphael Kealoha-Nui, Solomon, Leo Ventura-Wong, Lance Ventura-Wong, Solomon K., Isaac, Brad Ventura, Isaiah, Adam and James Kealoha; daughters, Jiana, Joevanna, Glory Dixon, Grace Singrattana, Odelia Naosusuga, Vikkie Ventura and Grace; brother, Raymond; sister, Edna johnson; 12 grandchildren. Memorial gathering 11 a.m. tomorrow at Depot Beach Park, Nanakuli. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

DANIEL IKUA PURDY SR., 91, of Kula, Maui, died May 14, 2006. Born in Kamuela, Hawai'i. Retired cowboy for 'Ulupalakua Ranch. Survived by wife, Nancy; sons, Daniel Jr., Michael, Ned and Ralph; daughters, Keala Cecilia Sajolan and Mary Kuemanu Schmidt; brother, Martin Sr.; sister, Cecilia Kalili Hapakuka; 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Ghost Church; Mass 10:30 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

MASAYO SATO, 88, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died May 15, 2006. Born in Hilo. Chef at Orchid Isle Hotel. Survived by sons, Gilbert, Roy, Wayne, Gary and Mark; 15 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; sister, Chiyo Iwamoto. Visitation 9 a.m. Tuesday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hilo State Center; service 10 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Homelani Memorial Park. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.

CHARLES GRANT LAI MIN SEU, 72, of California, died May 5, 2006. Born in Wahiawa. A U.S. Air Force veteran who was a certified ZNA koi judge. Survived by wife, Linda; son, Nolan; sister, Marion Woo. Service 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Green Hills Mortuary and Memorial Chapel, 27501 S. Western Ave., Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.

SAICHI SHIOSHITA, 89, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died May 14, 2006. Born in Hilo. Cleaning plant tender for the former Hilo Sugar Co. Survived by sons, Robert and Dennis; daughters, Jean Asuncion, Patsy, Gail and Judy; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 2 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

YAU SAM TAN, 78, of Honolulu, died May 13, 2006. Born in China. Retired chef. Survived by wife, May Har; sons, Anthony Ka Lung and Thomas Ka Shun; daughters, Deborah Ka Wah Won, Shirley Ka Lim Ho, Margaret Fai Yee Dang, Queenie Ka Hau Komori; 11 grandchildren. Visitation for Chinese Buddhist services, 8 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary; burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers.

PAN PAMU VAGAI, 54, of Waimanalo, died May 10, 2006. Born in Pago Pago, American Samoa. A maintenance foreman for Hawaii State government. Survived by wife, Linda; sons, Willy, James, Emo and Siaosi; daughters, Siu "Amio" and Sasha Segi; six grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Olomana Ward. Service 11 a.m. Friday. Burial 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Arrangements by Woolsey-Hosoi Mortuary Services.

ERIC KEAWEPOOOLE VANNATTA, 96, of Honolulu, died May 5, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Retired state Department of Transportation engineer and land surveyor. Survived by daughters, Fern Clark and Anna-Catherine Choo; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

GRACE CHE WATANABE, 77, of 'Aiea, died May 9, 2006. Born in Fukuishima, Japan. Principal at Waimalu Japanese School and Moanalua Japanese School. Survived by sons, Eric and Dean; brothers, George, Tetsuo, Takao, Samuel, Joseph and Kazuo Nukazawa. Visitation 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Aloha attire.

MORICHIKA "MORI" YAMADA, 82, of Honolulu, died May 9, 2006. Born in Waialua. Retired owner of Graphic Pictures Hawaii; member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. Survived by wife, Maria; son, David; daughter, Joyce; two grandchildren; brothers, Masamitsu, Paul and Henry. Visitation 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. Burial 1 p.m. next Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.