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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, May 25, 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. Date of publication cannot be guaranteed. To publish paid death notices, call the classified ads department at 521-9111.

RUTH MITSUKO AKIMOTO, 91, of 'Aiea, died May 16, 2006. Born in Wai'anae. Retired food service worker for Tripler Army Medical Center. Survived by son, Henry "Hank"; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sisters, Dorothy Yokomichi and Helen Garcia. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

NAINOA KAUHANE KAMANA-OIOKAMANAOIANAKEALOHA-NAEKOIOE BORJE, infant son of Kawika Borje and Sheena Abille, died May 20, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Survived also by grandparents, David Borje and Keliihoalani Ledward, Rick Abille and Irene Rafael. Private service. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

FRANCES SETSU FUKUDA, 87, of Kahului, Maui, died May 20, 2006. Born in Pu'unene. Survived by husband, Mitsuru "Happy"; sons, Gerald "Mino," Karl "Take" and Alan Fukuda; a grandson; brother, Tsugio Inazaki. Visitation 1 p.m. Saturday at Kahului Hongwanji; service 2 p.m. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

LAURA VIRGINIA GOODNO, 74, of Puhi, Kaua'i, died May 22, 2006. Born in West Virginia. A homemaker. Survived by daughters, Margie Goodno and Maureen Rodojev; sons, Mike and Tom; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Celebration of life 11 a.m. Saturday at Puakea Regency, Puhi. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Kaua'i Mortuary.

WILSON KENJI ITAKURA, 62, of Honolulu, died May 22, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Retired Hawaiian Tel cable splicer with 30 years of service. Survived by wife, Kimi; sons, Danny and Michael; brother, Harvey; sister, Lynette Ing. Visitation 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

SHIZUKO IWAI, 91, of Honolulu, died May 12, 2006. Born on Kaua'i. A homemaker. Survived by son, Nelson; grandson, Chris Oleson. Visitation 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Aloha attire.

ZELDA SONDRA KAUFMAN, 95, died April 19, 2006. Born in Rochester, N.Y. A writer and former Kodak model who retired to Hono-lulu. Survived by daughter, Carol Kozlovich; son, Stephen; sister, Fern Swerdlin; granddaughters, Beth-Ann Kozlovich, Yvette Kaufman Roberts and Debbie Hughes; great-grandsons, Ian, Colin and Aldan Kozlovich. Service 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Temple Emanu-El. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.

JAMES I.S. KOO, 85, of 'Aiea, died May 19, 2006. Born on Lana'i. A digital computer systems administrator retired from Pearl Harbor Naval Supply Center. Survived by wife, Frances; sons, Dennis and Alvin; daughters, Sylvia Koo and Pualani Dorothy; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Eliza Azevedo; brother, Richard Lee. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11 a.m. No flowers. Memorial donations to the Parkinson Foundation. Casual attire.

BALBINA CHANSKY MITCHELL, 93, of Honolulu, died April 15, 2006. Born in Pu'unene, Maui. A homemaker. Survived by daughters, Veronica Souza and Susan Tannarome; five grandchildren; brother, Anthony Chansky; sisters, Hilda Grilho and Juliette Coulter. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

LUCINDA ANNE IKEDA BROWER MOLLOY, 63, of Honolulu, formerly of Spring Lake, N.J., died May 11, 2006. Born in the World War II, Japanese-American internment camp at Gila Rivers, Ariz. Longtime elementary school teacher; class and student body officer, first Radford High School graduating class; runner-up in Hawai'i's first Junior Miss Scholarship Pageant; president of Newcomers Club of Honolulu and the Make Today Count cancer support group; member of The Outdoor Circle. Survived by children, Thomas and Elizabeth Brower; stepchildren, Patricia Molloy and Annemarie Cook; two grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Albert Ikeda, Jennifer Hausler, Diane Fujio and Roger Ikeda. Visitation 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Sts. Peter and Paul Church, Kaheka Street; Mass 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers; donations to charity of choice. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.

ALICE NAHAKU, 85, of Kauaula, Lahaina, Maui, died May 26, 2006. Born in Kauaula, Lahaina, Maui. Survived by children; Natalie Kaho'ohanohano, Eileen Miranda, Mari Lopez and Daniel III; brothers and sisters, Roseline Diego, Lenora Greco, and Robert and Stephen Correa; 13 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Tuesday at Christ the King Church; Mass 10 a.m.; private scattering of ashes at a later date. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

LYLE L. NELSON, 53, of Wailuku, Maui, died May 20, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Owner of Larry's Discount Muffler of Maui. Survived by wife, Dorothy; daughters, Sandy Pinheiro, Puanani Fune and Michelle Nelson; sisters, Lyndee Kaluna and Lorrie Nelson; parents, Ethel Mae and Sorence Nelson; five grandchildren. Service over the urn 9 a.m. Saturday at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, Wailuku. Casual attire. Private service to be held on O'ahu at a later date. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary.

TERESITA DOMINGO PASCUAL, 50, of 'Ewa Beach, died May 22, 2006. Born in Manila, Philippines. Survived by daughter, Maritess Kaleo; parents, Rizal and Concepcion; brother, Basilio; sisters, Helen Ines, Milagros and Francisca; companion; Franklin Ventura; three grandchildren. Visitation 8 to 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at St. John the Baptist Church; Mass 10:30 a.m.; burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

MARY CADIZ SAGADRACA, 92, of Greeneville, Tenn., formerly of Waipahu, died May 23, 2006. Born in Bacarra, Philippines. A housewife. Survived by son, Dr. Remy; daughters, Melinda Perry and Lt. Col. Myrna; seven grandchildren; one great-grandson. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Kiser Funeral Home, Greeneville, Tenn. Service 11 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary; interment at GreeneLawn Memory Gardens.

ALFRED "BOBOY" APLAKA ACSON SUMALPONG, 61, of Ma'ili, died May 5, 2006. Born in 'Ewa. A 5th Dan karate black belt and teacher at Tsuyoi Bazuko Kenpo Karate Club of Hawai'i. Survived by children, Lynette, Kaikapu, Kekoa and Isaac; sisters, Loretta Sumalpong Cruz, Della Verano, Ruth Tavares and Carole Hansen; brother, Raymond Valite; 11 grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:15 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Church, 'Ewa; Mass 9:45 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual/aloha attire.

SIOELI "COWBOY" VAINI UNGA, 85, of Kahuku, died May 22, 2006. Born in Ha'alaufuli, Tonga. Retired restaurant custodian and farmer. Survived by wife, Lucy; sons, Unga Latu, Sione, Henry, William, Tofa, Livingston, Albert and Rudy; daughters, Anapalati Vea, Luseane Vimahi, Juanita Fabiano, Lovine Nishimura, Faliu Solomon, Lynn Unga and Mary Tulikihihifo; siblings, Lihati Lui, Luseane Mafile'o and Uitili Anitilose; 66 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hau'ula Stake Center; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Saturday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, La'ie North Stake Center; service 11 a.m.; burial to follow at La'ie Cemetery. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

LANAKILA "KA UA" VIERRA, 17, of Waialua, died May 13, 2006. Born in Honolulu. An honor student at Waialua High School. Survived by father, Manuel; mother, Gwen; brother, Keli'ikoa; sisters, Kala'i-Kaahanui Vierra and Destani Esona; grandparents, Clifford Souza, Naomi Souza and Mercy Castillo. Visitation 4:30 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

LOVE WILLIAM, 51, of Kea'au, Hawai'i, died May 20, 2006. Born in Chuuk. Former assistant director of transportation in Chuuk. Survived by wife, Sipena; two sons; two daughters; brothers; sisters. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 7 p.m.; final service and burial in Chuuk. Casual attire.

WALTER HIDEYUKI YAMAMOTO, 70, of Koloa, Kaua'i, died May 17, 2006. Survived by wife, Doris; daughter, Cheryl Kashima; son, Wade; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Margie Picadura, Amy Hand, Janet Gerboc and Barbara Hataishi; brother, Hubert. Visitation 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at Kauai Veterans Cemetery, Hanapepe; service 2 to 3 p.m. Burial to follow. No flowers. Casual or aloha attire. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.