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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, April 1, 2010


Advertiser Staff

Dinecio O. Agor, 81, of Kekaha, Kauai, died March 24, 2010. Born in Makaweli, Kauai. Kekaha Plantation mechanic and truck driver. Survived by daughters, Marcelina Agor-Idica, Claudia Murray, Becky Morris, Lorraine Hefferman, Analani and Donna Apo; sons, Ronald, Anthony, Nicholis and Shawn; brother, Victor; grandchildren; great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. tomorrow at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kalaheo, Kauai; celebration of life service 10 a.m.; burial to follow at Kekaha Public Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

Shirley Sumako Cabanlet, 83, of Honolulu, died March 29, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired massage therapist. Survived by son, Dennis; daughters, Geraldine, and Gail Murray; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; sisters, Florence Kinimaka and Rose. Visitation 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.

Elizabeth Jean Grigson, 74, of Fern Acres, Mountain View, Hawaii, died March 25, 2010. Born in West Chester, Pa. Former property manager. Survived by sons, Geoff and Greg; daughter, Melissa; sister, Suzanne Rogers; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

Lillian Natsuko Harioka, 84, of Pearl City, died March 7, 2010. Born in Ewa. Retired Internal Revenue Service tax examiner. Survived by husband, Yoneji; son, Don; daughter, Lori Kanno; six grandchildren; sister, Nancy Honda. Visitation 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

Earl Hisaki Hirata, 54, of Honolulu, died March 20, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Oahu Transit Services Inc. plant maintenance foreman. Survived by former spouse, Teri; son, Kyle; stepdaughter, Sarah Yamashiro-Antone; parents, Thomas and Florence; brother, Eric; sister, Janet Hirata Keka. Visitation 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

Larry Lono Hao Choi Huddy, 63, of Aiea, died March 21, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard superintendent of electronics. Survived by wife, Mary; daughter, Danelle; son, Donald; four grandchildren; sister, Lynette Sniffen; brother, Leonard. Graveside committal service 10 a.m. April 8 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Doneyn Adelmeyer Johnson, 84, of Fairfield, Calif., died March 18, 2010. Born in Waialua Plantation, Oahu. Homemaker. Survived by husband, William; daughters, Beverly and Gayle; son, Douglas; sister, Judith; one grandson. Service held at Oahu Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Arrangements by Leeward Funeral Home.

Keith O. Kollmeyer, 56, of Honolulu, died March 26, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Owner of Pacific Sales Agency. Survived by wife, Janet "Sumi"; mother, Shirley; sister, Sharon. Service pending. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

Ayako I. Neifert, 84, of Waikane, died March 27, 2010. Born in Kapaia, Kauai. Owner of Olomana Orchids. Survived by sons, Peter and David; daughters, Trudy Peltier Keller and Susan Bissonnette; hanai daughter, Patricia Ticala; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

Thomas "Pete" Weston Peterson, 77, of Kapaa, Kaua'i, died March 25, 2010. Born in Hollywood. Retired Sante Fe Railway district sales manager. Survived by wife, Nina; son, Greg; daughters, Doris Przymus and Laurie DeLatorre; sister, Marilyn Edwards; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Service 1 p.m. Monday at Kapaa Missionary Church. Arrangements by Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.

Leon "Bay" Tinaja Ramo, 81, of Ewa Beach, died March 3, 2010. Born in Buhol, Philippines. Retired from Love's Bakery. Survived by wife, Josephine; sons Daniel "Danny," Arsenio, Jerry and Baltazar "Balty"; daughters, Herminia, Esther Ramo-Frias and Evelyn; brothers, Piling and Juan; sisters, Felicia, Victoria and Irene.; 16 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. April 9 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. April 10 at the mortuary; service 10 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Adriano Celoza Roldan, 91, of Waipahu, died March 20, 2010. Born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired from Hilton Hawaiian Village. Survived by wife, Consuelo; sons, Miguel and Rodolfo; daughters, Corazon Devera, Rosie Valdez and Nancy Gamboa; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; rosary 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 10 a.m. Monday at St. John The Baptist; Mass 10 a.m.; burial 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Wayne Seichi Saito, 60, of Wailuku, Maui, died March 28, 2010. Born in Wailuku, Maui. Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. cane hauler driver. Survived by wife, Ann; daughters, Tiffiny, Chasity Saito-Nobriga and Krystal; brother, Wesley; sisters, Sandra Shimomura and Jeanne; three grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahului; service to follow. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

David Shiroma, 86, of Alexandria, Va., died March 17, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Longtime Army Department budget officer with the Department of Health, Education and Welfare who worked on Medicare and Medicaid policy. Survived by sons, Maurice and Eric; daughter, Stephanie Andrejcak; five brothers and four sisters; nine grandchildren. Service and burial held in Virginia.

Iyvie Steckroth Soli, 53, of Kailua, Kona, Hawaii died March 28, 2010. Born in Lake Forest, Ill. Front desk manager at The Club. Survived by mother, Luria Steckroth; brothers, Spencer and Robert Steckroth; sister, Gail Hess. Private service. Donations to Loving Service Foundation and Hospice of Kona. Arrangements by A Hui Hou Crematory & Funeral Home of West Hawaii.

Erik Marinas Sorensen, 21, of Hanapepe, Kauai, died March 25, 2010. Born in San Diego. Student. Survived by mother, Kelli Stratton; father, Cliff; sister, Bridget; brother, Dustin Stratton; grandparents. Celebration of life 1 p.m. Saturday at Salt Pond Park. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.

Winifred Irene St. Marie, 92, of Kapaa, Kauai, died March 28, 2010. Born in Boston, Mass. Proof reader/editor in the publishing industry. Survived by son, Alan; daughters, Buffy, and Elaine St. Marie Mixter; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Private celebration of life. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

Yoshiko Ethel Umetsu, 88, of Kailua, died March 22, 2010. Born in Spreckelsville, Maui. Homemaker. Survived by husband, Yoshio; sons, Wayne, Alan and Nathan; daughter, Sharon Mahar; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brother, Setsuo Momota. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Drake Webster Will, 76, died March 11, 2010. Born in Los Angeles. U.S. Army veteran; former The Queen's Medical Center director of laboratories and chief of pathology; more recently, vice president of Medical Dental Services at Queen's. Survived by brother, Robert; nieces and nephews. No service. Donations to Honolulu Academy of Arts, Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center Rehabilitation Services, 1012 E. Willetta, Phoenix, AZ 85006 or a favorite charity. Arrangements by Samaritan Funeral Home.

Frances Wun, 84, of Honolulu, died March 27, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Former Kim Chow Shoe Store clerk; retired Likelike Elementary School cafeteria worker. Survived by son, Stephen; daughters, Stephanie Yamamoto and Bernadette "Bernie" Toyama; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister, Rita Tang. Visitation 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. April 8 at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Aloha or casual attire.

Hatsuyo Yoshiyama, 100, of Hilo, Hawaii, died March 29, 2010. Born in Hílea, Hawaii. Member of the Hilo Hooganji Mission. Survived by children, Bertha Nagata, Albert, James, Alice Oshiba, Patrick, Wallace, Joanne Yokote and Larry; brother, Shojiro Uyeda; sister, Seikiyo Otani; grandchildren; great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. tomorrow at Hilo Hooganji Mission; service 11 a.m. No flowers. No koden (monetary gifts). Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.