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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Saturday, May 20, 2006


Advertiser Staff

TIFFANY MICHELLE ANDRES, 35, of Torrance, Calif., formerly of Kailua, died May 9, 2006. Born in Denver, Colo. A nurse and former member of Windward Kai Canoe Club. Survived by husband, Christopher; daughter, Riley Kaimana; mother, Carla Barnard; father, Grant Barnard; step-mother, Susan; brother, Gregory Barnard. Visitation from 8 a.m. May 27 at Kailua Beach Park; service 9 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow. Bring your paddle. Casual attire.

ROSE "SISTA" SANTIAGO FO, 73, of Honolulu, died May 11, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Survived by son, Richard; daughters, Bonnie Fo, Lois Nakamura and Sharon Pouliquen; brother, Paul Santiago; sister, Tina Santiago; a grandson; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 6 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Wednesday; service 10 a.m. Burial 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Aloha attire.

VASCO C. GREGORY, 77, of Mililani, died May 14, 2006. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Retired from Hawaiian Dredging Co. and R.M. Towill. Survived by wife, Adrienne "Jannie"; sons, Roddy and Carl "Mike"; daughters, Yvonne Boissoneau, Tanya Pereira and Lynell Cabana; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; brother, Clayton; sister, Jolinda. Visitation 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church; Mass 11:30 a.m.; burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

ALICE Y.L. HEE, 71, of Honolulu, died April 18, 2006. Born in Kula, Maui. Retired issuance adjuster. Survived by brother, George; sister, Laura Conrad. Visitation 10 a.m. today at O'ahu Cemetery Chapel; service 11 a.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

GEORGE JITSUO INOSHITA, 67, of Waipahu, died April 30, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Retired shift supervisor at Hawaiian Electric Co. Waiau. Survived by wife, Hae Ja "Kay"; sons, Daniel and Derek; daughters, Tina Umbay and Jeannie Lee; five grandchildren; brother, Harold; sisters, Grace Honda, Carol Muranaka and Jane Tanimoto. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

CREIGHTON K. "KILLA" KEKAHUNA, 44, of 'Ewa Beach, died May 10, 2006. Born in Honolulu. An avid fisherman. Survived by mother, Pamela Anderson; stepfather, Andrew Anderson; daughters, Alohalani and Ikoa-Kanoelani; son, Makana; brothers, Curtis and Craig Kekahuna and Kaleo Anderson; sisters, Cindy Luhia and Cheri Richards. Visitation 5 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary makai chapel; service 6 p.m. Inurnment 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

L.S. "MAD KOREAN," "KIM" KIM, 62, of Kailua, died May 17, 2006. Born in Hawai'i. A warehouse manager retired from 3M Co. Survived by wife, Audrey; sons, Lowrey "Kimi" II, James and Kenneth Kim and Scott Fukuda; daughters, Sharilyn Kim, Charmaine Arakawa and Diana Phillips; seven grandchildren; brother, Nolan; sisters, Elizabeth Chang, Dawn Acquesta, Leila Ulufale, Myrna Jones, Elizabeth Malone, Shelly Umeda and Penny Lu Sturn. Visitation 4:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 5:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. No flowers.

ERWIN "SHORTY" DUSTIN KEALOHA LAURONAL, 19, of Kailua, Kona, Hawai'i, died May 5, 2006. Born in Kealakekua, Hawai'i. An automobile detailer for McKenna Motors; a 2005 Kealakehe High School graduate. Survived by parents, Eric and Georgiann "Tita"; fiancee, Delilah Belt; brothers, Ryan, Isaac, Corwin, Dillion "Delroy," Eric Jr., Shane and Christopher; sisters, Leihau and Evangelynn; grandparents, Morris Graciidis, Christobal Lauronal and Shirley Bellamy; great-grandmother, Elizabeth Akao. Visitation 8 a.m. May 27 at St. Michael's Catholic Church; Mass 10 a.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

RETHMAR LEKKA, 71, of Mililani, died May 15, 2006. Born in Nukuoro Atoll. A retired airline industry manager. Survived by wife, Kalora Nemra; sons, Jien and Betwell; daughters, Bernadie Minor and Globera Lekka; brothers, Ernest, Bernes, Nalik, Rosel and Kelly; sisters, Mikala and Candace; 18 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 3 p.m. Cremation to follow. Arrangements by Woolsey-Hosoi Mortuary Services.

VIOLET LORENE SHAFER LEMEN, 84, of Kirkland, Wash., formerly of Honolulu, died May 4, 2006. Born in Blue Creek, W.Va. Proprietor of Coast Enterprises ceramic tile distributorship. Survived by daughter, Melva Richards; three grandchildren; sisters, Mary Rogers, Doris Leonhardt and Betty Vola; brother, Eugene Shafer. Service 10 a.m. May 27 at Atherton Memoral Chapel, Central Union Church. Memorial donations to the American Diabetes Association or the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

MILDRED YUK SAI CHOY LEONG, 89, of Honolulu, died April 23, 2006. Retired government clerk. Survived by daughters, Alison Leong and Cynthia Suzuki; brothers, Yun Fai and Yun Tim Choy; sisters, Lillian Ching and Edna Chow; two grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

SHIRLEY ANN KUUIPO LESLIE, 68, of Napo'opo'o, died May 9, 2006. Born in Honolulu. A homemaker and member of Kona Seventh-day Adventist Church. Survived by husband, Alfred Sr.; sons, Edward Keliinohomoku, Biart Spencer, Alexander Rigaud, Alfred Leslie Jr. and Wayne Leslie; daughters, Annie Lewis, Roseann Gandeza, Sharon Rigaud, Shirley Soares and Aldy Heaps; brother, John Kealiinohomoku; step-brother, Billy Keliinohomoku; sister, Lavern Oliveira; step-sister, Ginger Thompson; 33 grandchildren; a great-grandchild. Celebration of life 9 a.m. May 28 at Kona Seventh-day Adventist Church. No flowers. Casual attire. Private family service to be held the following day. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

LORETTA FELICIDAD LUM, 65, of Wai'anae, died May 5, 2006. Born in Lihu'e, Kaua'i. State Department of Education cafeteria worker. Survived by husband, Albert Sr.; sons, Albert Jr., John and Micah; daughters, June "Dolly" Chang, Jo-Ann DeMotto and Lisa Holt; sisters, Flora Camalliri, Ruth Surveyor and Josephine Refamonte; 18 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6 p.m. Casual attire.

NANCY "KINNIE" W.K. NG, 79, of Honolulu, died May 11, 2006. City & County of Honolulu Parks Department supervisor. Survived by daughter, Susan Moniz; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; brother, Walter; sisters, Mary Chun, Anna Lee, Florence Luke, Vivian Yabiku and Priscilla Hall. Visitation 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. next Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary; service noon. Casual attire.

TOSHIYUKI "SLIM" ONITSUKA, 93, of 'Ewa, died April 29, 2006. Born in 'Ewa. Retired state road maintenance man. Survived by wife, Ethel; sister, Barbara Seeger. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

MARIANO LAZO TAASAN, 95, of Moloka'i, died May 4, 2006. Born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. A laborer in the pineapple plantation. Survived by wife, Bibana; son, Bobby; one grandchild. Service to be held on Moloka'i. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

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 Wai 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.

ISAMI "SAM" TOMIMOTO, 89, of Honolulu, died May 10, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Retired clerk for Taniguchi Store. Survived by wife, Misae; sons, Warren and Stan; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Wendel and George; sister, Alma Sakata. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

JOSE DINGAL TUMPAP, 92, of Hanama'ulu, Kaua'i, died May 14, 2006. Born in Dingras, Philippines. Retired irrigator with Lihu'e Sugar Plantation. Survived by daughter, Marina Del Rosario; sons, Santiago, Loreto and Juanito; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10:45 a.m. next Saturday at Immaculate Conception Church; Mass 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.

MODESTA "MARIA" CATIGGAY VISITACION, 81, of Honolulu, died May 14, 2006. Born in Cagayan, Isabella, Philippines. Member of the Filipino United Church of Christ and Peniel Pearl Gates Church. Survived by sons, Ricky, Edward and Larry; daughters, Acella Hart and Norma Reyes; brothers, Simplicio and Macario Catiggay; sister, Vicenta Constantino; 15 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 11:15 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

TOORU YAMANE, 89, of Kapa'a, Kaua'i, died May 15, 2005. Born in Kealia, Kaua'i. Retired Kaua'i County Council clerk. Survived by wife, Ruth; sons, Dr. Stanley and Larry Yamane and Robin Yoshida; daughters, Janice Bond, Diane Horita and Emily Silva; sisters, Tsuyako Shoda and Mitsuko; 13 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation 3 p.m. May 30 at Kapa'a United Church of Christ; service 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Arrangements by Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.

NORMA JOY ZOLLER, 63, of Honolulu, died May 11, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Survived by sons, Wallace Jr., Nolan, Matthew and Derek; brothers, Larry, Dennis and Vincent Redulla; sister, Rosita Kealoapauole and Flora Cassel; nine grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 10:15 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.