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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, January 1, 2010

Obituaries

Advertiser Staff

Glenn Takahiko Arine, 60, of Waipio Gentry, died Nov. 26, 2009. Born on Maui. State Department of Education educational assistant. Survived by wife, Stella; sons, Shawn, Drew, and Drex; mother, Torako; brothers, Susumu, George, Richard, Robert and Wallace; sisters, Jane Miller and Susan Tamakawa. Private service held on Maui. Arrangement by Moanalua Mortuary.

Kikumi China, 83, of Honolulu, died Dec. 24, 2009. Born in Piihau, South Hilo, Hawaii. Retired state Department of Education cook at Likelike Elementary School. Survived by husband, Teiichiro; sons, Gary and Brent Goya and Craig; daughters, Elaine Nishihara, Irma Kaneshiro, Pearl Wong, Alverna Nakata and Christina Scott; 16 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren; four stepgreat-grandchildren; brother, Edward; sisters, Margaret Muramoto, Harue, and Sue Sueko Kimura. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Kenneth "Mike" Clark, 54, of Kailua, died Dec. 26, 2009. Born in Phoenix. Retired Web designer. Survived by wife, Janet; daughter, Lindsay; mother, Helen; brothers, Richard and Stephan; sisters, Renee Taintor and Lauri. Celebration of life 5 p.m. tomorrow at his home. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Benjamin "Ben" Q. Dahilig, 84, of Waipahu, died Dec. 10, 2009. Born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Member of Badoc-Pinili Aid Association; member of Laborers Union-Local 142. Survived by wife, Eufrecina; daughters, Erlinda Lacuesta, Violeta Dahilig and Perlita Reyes; brothers, Jaime and Rodrigo; sister, Josefina Fagaragan; two grandchildren; two adopted grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday at the mortuary; Mass 10 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

Lucille Gabriel, also known as Healani L. Callum, 84, of Kahului, Maui, died Dec. 11, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Retired singer. Survived by daughters, Patrice Shuler and Gabrielle Carter; sisters, Dolores Mandap, Veronica Kerkez, Elizabeth Au and Alberta Homyack. Service 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Jan. 11 at St. Augustine Church, Waikk. Arrangements by Borthwick Norman's Mortuary.

Alberta Delos Santos Jose, 87, of Lhue, Kauai, died Dec. 29, 2009. Born in the Philippines. Retired plantation worker. Survived by son, Richard; daughter, Natividad "Naty" Nagata; sisters, Josefa Duldulao, Matilde DeLos Santos; brother, Basilo Delos Santos; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Visitation 9 a.m. Jan. 11 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church; Mass 10 a.m.; burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

Vivian De Soto Kilborn, 81, of Koloa, Kauai, died Dec. 25, 2009. Born in Kalop, Hawaii. Retired transporter for St. Francis Hospital. Survived by daughters, Harol-Vie Feliciano, Barbara Branco and Valerie Silva; sons, Pastor Harold, Rodney, Ricky and Randie; three brothers; 20 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Jan. 8 at Pacific Palisades Chapel; service 11 a.m.; inurnment 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

Teruo Kobashigawa, 84, of Kailua, died Dec. 11, 2009. Born in Honomu, Hawaii. Retired general contractor. Survived by son, Claude; sisters, Jean Yamaguchi, Tsuruko Arakaki and Elaine Higa; granddaughter, Erica. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service over the ashes 10:30 a.m.; inurnment 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

Brendan Monroe Kutler, 17, of Los Angeles, died Dec. 29, 2009. Born in Los Angeles. High school senior. Survived by parents, Jon and Sara; sister, Caroline. Service in California. Arrangements by A Hui Hou Crematory & Funeral Home of West Hawaii.

Jeremy Lepard, 82, of Waianae, died Dec. 25, 2009. Born in Flint, Mich. Designer film maker; U.S. Marine Corps veteran. Survived by wife, Patricia; sons, Jamison, Scott and Nelson; daughters, Tracy Malloy, Leslie, and Catherine Rutherford; sister, Robin; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Service to be announced. Donations to the American Lung Association. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

Joseph "Kona" Morris, 78, of Pearl City, died Dec 26, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Retired U.S. Army staff sergeant helicopter medic. Survived by wife, Leiilima; son, Aaron; daughters, Kelly Iversen, Gail Miyaguchi and Robin Souza; brothers, Adam and Fernanado; sisters, Mildred Juan and Vivian Hidaro; nine grandchildren. Committal service 10 a.m. Jan. 11 at the Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

Helen Kiyono Motoyama, 92, of Honolulu, died Dec. 19, 2009. Born in Lhue, Kauai. Co-owner of Chaco's Japanese Restaurant. Survived by son, Karl; daughter, Barbara Ann Konno; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother, James Hashimoto. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.[0x0b]

Raymond Arthur Murray, 95, of Honolulu, died Dec. 27, 2009. Born in Newark, N.J. Retired civil engineer, PAC DIV; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by wife, Bridget; sons, Robert and James; two grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

Phyllis Yin Ching Nakamura, 79, of Honolulu, died Dec. 23, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Retired state Department of Education accounting clerk. Survived by husband, Tamotsu; sons, Bruce and Keith; daughters, Blanche Arakaki, Karen Matsumoto and Lori Baba; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brothers, Robert, Kim Sing and Gerald Wong; sisters, Nancy Tom, Olive Silva and Peggy Lee. Visitation 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

Lynn Midori Oganeku, 79, of Kneohe, died Dec. 11, 2009. Born in North Kohala, Hawaii. Retired secretary to the assistant dean at Windward Community College. Survived by son, Cary; daughter, Dianne Hamasaki; six grandchildren; brothers, William, George, Thomas and Herbert Yokoyama; sister, Sally Nakamatsu. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 10 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

Deborah A. Peters, 51, of Khei, Maui, died Dec. 29, 2009. Born in Salem, Mass. Executive real estate secretary. Survived by companion, Tony Wyse; father, Robert; sisters, Carolyn, and Catherine Alexander. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Monday at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; cremation to follow.

Doris Kleymeyer Rechsteiner, 88, of Danville, Pa. and Honolulu, died Dec. 24, 2009. Born in Evansville, Ind. Member of the United Church of Christ. Survived by son, Charles II; daughters, Ann Phillips and Barbara Hansen; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Private service. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

Marjorie Mae Sabey, 85, of Honolulu, died Dec. 27, 2009. Born in California. Homemaker. Survived by husband, John; son, Bryan Humason; seven stepgrandchildren. Service 4 p.m. Tuesday at Atherton Chapel, Central Union Church. Aloha attire. Donations to Central Union Church. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

Darrell K. Strong, 73, of Honolulu, died Nov. 12, 2009. Born in Washington. Minister; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by wife, Lynn; daughters, Tammy and Rene; one grandson. Service held. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

Roger Bruce Wagner, 79, of Lahaina, Maui, died Dec. 29, 2009. Born in Cincinnati,. Retired Foremost operations manager. Survived by daughter, Lori. No service. Arrangements by Borthwick Norman's Mortuary.

Robert Mutsuji Yukitomo, 88, of Honolulu, died Dec. 24, 2009. Born in Kona, Hawaii. Retired attorney with 50 years of service. Survived by wife, Joan; sons, Alan and Donald; grandson, Andrew. Private service. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.