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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, May 1, 2009


Graciano "Dioning" Pascua Baltero Jr., 69, of 'Ewa Beach, died April 8, 2009. Born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired Hawaiian Regent Hotel employee; member of Narvacan Association Club. Survived by wife, Romana; daughter, Mildred Robertson; sons, Nelson, Gabby, Ronald, Vincent, Franklin and Rex; 13 grandchildren; brothers, Marcelino and Phillip; sister, Primitiva Reyes. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.

Thomas "Uncle Tommy" Duncan Cockett, 94, of Honolulu, died April 24, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Retired Hawaiian Electric engineer with 35 years of service. Survived by daughter, Pua; nieces; nephews. Visitation 11 a.m. to noon Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service noon; burial 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Ajnet Daniel, 88, of Honolulu, died April 12, 2009. Born in Kwajalein, Marshall Islands. Survived by sons, Morinang Benjamin, Kibin and Atnel; daughters, Jobwe Toka, Mella Bien, Total Morelik and Kiko; grandchildren; great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Samoan Church of Hawai'i-Nanakuli; service to follow. Burial in Marshall Islands. Arrangements by Woolsey Mortuary Services.

Keiji Kawakami, 90, of Honolulu, died April 21, 2009. Born in 'Ele'ele, Kaua'i. U.S. Army veteran of the 442nd Infantry Regiment, Cannon Co. Survived by wife, Edith; son, Lloyd; daughters, Patricia and Susan; brothers, Toru and Daniel; sisters, Yukie Murakami and Mabel Hashisaka; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. May 8 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Aloha attire. Donations to charity of choice.

Shirleyann Haunani Keith, 63, of Wai'anae, died April 4, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Pre-school director. Survived by sons, Mike, Ronald and Ryan; daughter, Josette Moleta; brother, Dean Brennan; sisters, Rozena Nuuanu and Marlene Akau; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Service 6 p.m. Thursday at Soko Gakkai International. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

Syndey Alexander Kraul, 95, of Hilo, Hawai'i, formerly of Honolulu, died April 10, 2009. Born in Germany. Retired Realtor; U.S. Air Force captain. Survived by wife, Dora; sons, Sydney Jr. and David; stepchildren, Jonathan Rickard and Pamela Fern; hanai daughter, Audrey Wilson; granddaughter, Brooke Fern. Visitation 2 p.m. May 9 at St. Clement Episcopal Church; celebration of life 3 p.m. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawai'i Funeral Home, Hilo.

Juliana "Soling" Morre Labisores, 88, of Hawi, Hawai'i, died April 27, 2009. Born in Cebu, Philippines. Mauna Kea Beach Hotel employee. Survived by daughter, Gloria Jean Thompson; sons, Modesto Jr., Benjamin and Randal; sisters, Mary Ugbamen and Aida Enorjardo; eight grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren. Private service at a later date. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

Chin Lam, 90, of Honolulu, died April 14, 2009. Born in Canton, China. Retired from the Outrigger Hotel. Survived by wife, Wai Yeung; sons, Yue Leung, YueTok and Eugene; daughters, Lisa Yeh, Kwock Deep Choie, Kwock Shau Lee and Kwock Chai; 14 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; brothers, K.C. and K.S.; sisters, Pui Lien Lee, Pui Fun Ng, Pui Buk Chun and Pui Sheng Yeung. Visitation 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Mitsuo Nakamura, 85, of Honolulu, died April 28, 2009. Born in He'eia. Retired commercial fishing-boat (aku) captain of the Sea Queen; member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. Survived by daughters, Fay Soares and Alexis Sumida; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. Casual attire.

Florence Fujie Ohata, 85, of Honolulu, died April 27, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Tradewind Tours travel agent. Survived by son, Lance; brothers, Robert, Eddie and Franklin Miyamoto; sisters, Alice Shintaku and Mildred Ida; two grandchildren. Private scattering of ashes at sea. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

Norio Okamura, 87, of Pearl City, died April 29, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Retired carpenter. Survived by son, Edlin; daughter, Ruby; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Service 5 p.m. Wednesday at Makiki Christian Church. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Lydia Munguia Orduno, 91, of Mililani, died April 15, 2009. Born in Douglas, Ariz. Retired teacher's assistant at Pacoima Elementary School in California. Survived by daughter, Delia Spencer; son, Michael Cleon Spencer; three grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

Castillo Butac Pascuala, 92, of 'Ele'ele, Kaua'i, died April 25, 2009. Born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A homemaker. Survived by husband, Mariano; sons, Orlino and Romy; daughters, Mary Duncanson and Teresita Jones; sisters, Damasa Corpuz and Juliana Lagundino;10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Borthwick Kaua'i Mortuary.

Fujiko Sato, 91, of Papa'ikou, Hawai'i, died April 24, 2009. Born in Papa'ikou. A homemaker and retired housekeeper. Survived by son, Alan; daughter, Elsie; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Private service held. No flowers. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Borthwick Hawai'i Funeral Home, Hilo.

Elsie Vera Johnasen Andrade Vincent, 81, of Honoka'a, Hawai'i, died April 27, 2009. Born in Hono-ka'a. Telephone operator; member of Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honoka'a. Survived by daughters, Darilyn Vierra and Teresa West; brother, Mark Johnasen; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Service 10 to 11 a.m. tomorrow at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church; inurnment at the church cemetery; reception to follow. Arrangements by A Hui Hou Crematory & Funeral Home of West Hawai'i.

Seann Yardley, 57, of 'Aiea, died April 27, 2009. Born in Penticton, B.C., Canada. President and CEO of Ekahi Environmental and Quality Pumping & Maintenance Inc. Survived by wife, Denise; sister, Cheryl McLaughlin; brother, Peter Adams; daughter, Malia; son, Adam; two grandchildren; mother, Betty Brittain. Service and scattering of ashes 3 p.m. Thursday at the Elk's Club beach front; reception to follow. Lei and loose flowers welcome. Casual attire. Arrangements by Nu'uanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.