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VIOLET "NANI" ROSELANI KEY BROWN, 67, of Wai'anae, died May 30, 2007. Born in Honolulu. Retired state social worker. Survived by husband, Gabriel "Yala"; granddaughter, Kanoe Key; sons Thomas Key and Cal Ganutan; daughters, Lori, Lola, Lemann and Kellie Ray Key and Loretta Damas; stepchildren, John and Gabriel Kealoha, Gabriella Kaaekuahiwi, Gabriel, William, Gilbert and Darrick Brown; 29 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brothers, Keala and Valentino Ganutan. Visitation 9 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary Makai chapel; service 11 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Nanakuli Homestead Cemetery. Flowers welcome. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
LUCY "CISSY" MARY THERESA BULAWAN, 72, of Wai'anae, died May 18, 2007. Born in Honolulu. A homemaker. Survived by twin sister, Jenny "Jo" Lee; companion, Suzette "Sue" Francisco; children, Kanani, Jarzette and Clarkson Bulawan; four grandchildren; a great-grandchild. Visitation 5 p.m. today at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 7 p.m.; burial 9 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
JEAN ESTES DESMARAIS, 62, of Honolulu, died June 2, 2007. Born in Detroit, Mich. Survived by daughter, Kristen; sisters, Susan Epstein and Laurie Dearlobe. Service in Colorado. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
SALUSTIANO LARGO DEVELA JR., 81, of Pearl City, died May 21, 2007. Born in Honolulu. Retired U.S. Army sergeant first class. Survived by daughter, Julia Ann Heittman; son, Salustiano; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 9:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. Donations to American Cancer Society.
MARION TERESE EVERSON, 85, of Ma'ili, died May 17, 2007. Born in Wis. Retired professor of art at the University of Hawai'i. Survived by brother, Carl; sister, Harriet Ziemann; seven nieces and nephews. Private service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
JOHN KELEKOLIO KAINOA JR., 58, of Kawaihae, Hawai'i, died June 4, 2007. Born in Kapa'au, Hawai'i. Truck driver for DeLuz Trucking, Parker Ranch and Hamakua Sugar Co. Survived by wife, Bernie; sons, John III, Nick and Brian; sisters, Jennie Anderson, Blossom Mailliard, Olinda Cazimero, Carole Abiley, Haunani Chong. Delilah Keliikuli and Kimberly; brothers, Gordon, Godfrey Sr. and Daryl; three grandchildren. Visitation 4 p.m. June 15 at Annunciation Catholic Church, Waimea; service 6 p.m. Scattering of ashes noon June 17 at Kawaihae Harbor. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawai'i, Kailua, Kona.
HELEN M. KAM, 81, of Honolulu, died May 22, 2007. Born in Honolulu. Survived by brothers, Arthur and Harry Yoneshige; sisters, Florence Tanimitsu, Nancy Yo-neshige and Grace Grimes. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.
AILYNNE-FAYE KUULEIMAMO CUMMINGS KAPOWAI, 62, of Wai'anae, died May 22, 2007. Born in Honolulu. Survived by sons, Randolph and Hans; daughter, Karen Kahoohanohano; brothers, Calvin Cummings and Dan Lavalouis; sister, Mercedes Smith; parents, Raymond and Amy Lavalouis; nine grandchildren. Service 11 a.m. tomorrow at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 92-900 Makakilo Drive, Kapolei. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
MASUMI KATADA, 94, of Kane'ohe, died May 31, 2007. Born in Kalihiwai, Kaua'i. Retired Benny's Photo Studio office manager. Survived by sons, Benjamin, Alan and Clifford; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sisters, Grace Matsuoka and Eleanor Okubo. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
THOMAS PATRICK KEHOE, formerly of O'ahu, died April 17, 2007. Proprietor of Auto and Industrial Finishes and Kehoe Warehouse in Pa. Survived by former wife, Alice; sons, Thomas III and Kevin; daughters, Susan Izzo and Karen Keskinen; sister, Peggy Buchwach; 10 grandchildren; great-grandchildren; neph-ews, Brendan and Buzzy Buchwach. Burial held in Cranberry Township, Pa. Ashes scattered off O'ahu, also to be scattered in Lake Ontario, Oswego, N.Y.
NORA KIRKPATRICK, 90, died June 4, 2007. Economist in the public and private sector; founding member of University of Hawai'i Women's Campus Hiking Group. Survived by children, Margaret, Malcom and Eleanor; grandchildren, Marian and Andrew. Remembrance of her life 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the American Association of University Women, 1802 Ke'eaumoku St. Memorial donations to AAUW.
NOBUMATSU "NOBU" KOBASHIGAWA, 93, of Kekaha, Kaua'i, died June 4, 2007. Born in Kekaha. Retired Kekaha Sugar Co. electrician. Survived by sons, Barry, Jerry and Alvin; daughter, Jean Rosenow; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brothers, Matsukichi, Matsusuki and Shigenobu. Service at a later date. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.
ROSS EDWARD LEWIS, 43, of Honolulu, died May 31, 2007. Born in Honolulu. Survived by wife, Kimberly; son, Jason; daughter, Jade; brother, Harold "Sonny" III; sister, Carol Edwards. Visitation 5 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, service 6 p.m. Burial 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
MUTSUE "MARY" MIYASATO, 84, of Honolulu, died May 20, 2007. Born in Lahaina, Maui. Survived by son, Douglas; daughters, Elizabeth Miyasato and Lynne Nakamura; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6 p.m. Flowers welcome. Aloha attire.
JONI MALIA RILLAMAS, 32, of Wahiawa, died May 27, 2007. Born in Kahuku. Survived by father, John; mother, Rosemarie Bostwick; brothers, Keoni, Cameron, Timothy and Ammon; sisters, Nicole, Ashley and Chelsea Rillamas and Odetta Martinez; grandmothers, Mary Howard and Bella Rillamas. Visitation 9 a.m. Tuesday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hau'ula; service 11 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Flowers welcome, Aloha attire.
SETH SAITA SAKAI, 74, of Honolulu, died May 10, 2007. Born in Honolulu. An actor. Survived by wife, Patricia; son, Jason; four grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. tomorrow at Kaimuki Christian Church; service 11 a.m. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.
KIRK ALBERT SHEPPARD, 53, of Pahoa, Hawai'i, died May 28, 2007. Born in Paris, France. Retired attorney. Survived by wife, Mary Jane Suerte; brother, Edward; sister, Susan. Visitation 8 to 10 a.m. tomorrow at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church; service 10 a.m.; burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park Ilima Section. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
ALFRED "FRED" DAVID SILVA, 49, of Kapolei, died May 18, 2007. Born in Honolulu. Former longtime employee of Edward Enterprises. Survived by wife, Marylyn; daughters, Maryann and Ashley; father, John; mother, Isabel; brothers, John, Frank, Thomas and Henry; sisters, Sandra Chang, Ann Piamonte and Jean Henson. Visitation 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
AYAKO M. TAKETA, 83, of Honolulu, died May 17, 2007. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Retired Lanakila Elementary School teacher. Survived by husband, Noboru; daughters, Mari Taketa and Lori McLaughlin. Visitation 3 p.m. Monday at Honpa Hongwanji Hawai'i Betsuin; service 4 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
CLARENCE KICHINOSUKE HALEMANO TANABE, 79, of Ho'olehua, Moloka'i, died May 31, 2007. Born in Lahaina, Maui. Survived by son, Ikaika; daughter, Sue Borges; two grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. tomorrow at Ka Hale Laa O Iruselema Hou Church; service 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Moloka'i Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Moloka'i Mortuary.
EDWARD SAKAE TANIGAWA, 91, of Honolulu, died May 21, 2007. Born in Honolulu. Retired U.S. Postal Service clerk. U.S. Army staff sergeant; member of the 100th Infantry Battalion; recipient of two Purple Hearts and the Bronze Star. Survived by sons, Paul and Denis; daughters, Patricia Toyama and Lois Lee; eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
The Rev. Dr. CHESTER TERPSTRA, 89, died April 12, 2008. Fomer pastor of several Hawai'i churches, Conference minister for United Church of Christ and missionary in Micronesia. Survived by wife, Margery; sons, Michael, Merrill and Marshall; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 3 p.m. tomorrow at Makiki Christian Church; service 4 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Donations to the church or charity of choice.
NEKI MINNIE THOMAS, of Wai'anae, died May 31, 2007. Born in Honolulu. Survived by parents, Cy and Shay; brothers, Kelton and C.J.; sister, Faith; grandparents, Harry and Loraine Thomas and Steve Monis. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
JOSEPH "BIG JOE" WILLIAM TORNO, 29, of Honolulu, died June 2, 2007. Born in Hawai'i. Survived by foster parent, Eddie Akana. Service 11 a.m. Sunday on the beach fronting the Moana Surfrider. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
KAZUMI KAY WILHELM, 80, of Pukalani, Maui, died June 3, 2007. Born in Waiehu, Wailuku, Maui. Retired bookkeeper. Survived by husband, Gene; son, George; sisters, Shigeyo Komoda and Lorraine Ikida; brothers, Francis and Lawrence Uno; one grandchild. Service held. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice Maui. Arrangements by Borthwick Norman's Mortuary.