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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Monday, January 4, 2010


Advertiser Staff

Ramon "Bambi"Padilla Aldana, 42, of Waipahu, died Dec. 14, 2009. Born in Quezon City, Philippines. An accountant with The Villages of Kapolei. Survived by father, Antonio; companion, Alberto Becera; brothers, Conrado, Manolito, Cesar, Filemon, Warren Aldana and Noren Lush; sisters, Teresa Cook, Anicia Abalos, Noemi Stoughton, Sharon Chitongco, Perla Moran. Visitation 10 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 11 a.m.; burial 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park No flowers. Casual attire.

Joseph "Joe" K. Calles Sr., 84, of Kamuela, Hawaii, died Dec. 28, 2009. Born in Hilo. Former Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waimea bishop retired from Pearl Harbor. A U.S. Army veteran. Survived by wife, Abigail; sons, David, Joseph Jr. and Edward; daughters, Muilana Shane, Abigail Tattsuke, Goldie Brazil and Lea Ann Barcenas; hänai daughter, Naome Shane; brothers, David Sr. and Kahoaliiokalani "Tweetie"; five grandchildren; a great-grandchild. Visitation 9 to 10:45 a.m. Saturday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Waimea, Second Ward; service 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Waimea Mormon Cemetery. Flowers and lei welcome. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Jacqueline "Jackie"Lea Carr-Olson, 49, of Hakalau, Hawaii, died Dec. 26, 2009. Born in Genoa, Ill. A member of the Adidam Community and energy healer. Survived by husband, Mark Olson; daughters, Brianna and Mariah Olson-Carr; brothers, Michael, Jay and Kevin Carr; sisters, Debbie Coonley, Julie, Denine and Kathryn Carr. Private services were held. Memorial donations to Hope Lodge, 2500 University Ave., SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Gordon EmersonLaniloa Crawford, 65, of Nänäkuli, died Dec. 30, 2009. Born in Honolulu. A retired truck driver. Survived by wife, Marilyn; sons, George, Sam Calpito, Shawn, Kimo Kendrick and Latu Sopi; brothers, George II and Graylord; sisters, Gladys and Geraldine; nine grandchildren; one great-granddaughter. Private services pending. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Phyllis Julia Ann Drake, 87, of Honolulu, died Dec. 25, 2009. Born in Osage, Iowa. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Lincoln and John; brothers, Father Richard and Robert Kuhn; sisters, Joan Guest, Kathryn Peterman, Mary Jeanine Kuhn, PBVM and Betty Lovejoy; three grandchildren; a great-grandchild. Committal service 2 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

Kenichi Fujiyoshi, 89, of Honolulu, died Dec. 16, 2009. Born in [0xd6]laa, Hawaii. Retired U.S. Army World War II veteran; member, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Medical Detachment. Survived by sisters; nephews and nieces. Private services held. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Arthur R. Gazelle Sr., 57, of Tampa, Fla., formerly of Honolulu, died Dec. 1, 2009. Born in Chicago. Tampa Marriott Hotel banquet manager; U.S. Navy veteran. Survived by wife, Kim; sons, Arthur Jr., James; stepsons, Joshua and Christopher Tokars; brother, Art; six grandchildren. Visitation 11 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; services 11:30 a.m. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Kozen Kaneshiro, 78, of Mänoa, died Dec. 11, 2009. Born in Wailuku, Maui. U.S. Army, Korean War veteran, and retired Air National Guard chief master sergeant and personnel management specialist. Survived by wife, Carol; son, Dale; daughters, Dawn Armstrong and Dori Tyau; brother, Ralph; six grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at Olivet Baptist Church; service 10:30 a.m.; inurnment 3 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Marsha H.K. Lee, 66, of Reno, Nev., formerly of Honolulu, died Dec. 24, 2009. Born in Korea. Former owner of Lady Marsha Boutique, Ilikai Hotel; and owner of The Wig World, Reno; 2007 Small Business Woman of the Year for contributing wigs to children with cancer. Survived by son, Alan; mother, brothers and sister. Visitation 9 to 10:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Benjamin "Ben"Balon Mariano, 65, of Seattle, formerly of Ho-nolulu, died Dec. 7, 2009. Born in San Antonio, Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired meat cutter for Safeway. Survived by wife, Fely; son, Benjamin; daughters, Yvette, Shannon and Janet; sister, Gabriela Bueno; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples Chapel; Mass 10 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.

Matilda EmaliaHookano Naipo, 76, of Käneohe, died Dec. 13, 2009. Born in Koolaupoko. Survived by husband, Gene Sr.; children, Gary, Gene Jr., Glenn, Lyanne Binkauski and Leina Daniel; 12 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; brother, Edgar Hookano; sisters, Edna Shiroma and Katherine "Ala" Adcock. Visitation 4:30 to 9 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John's by the Sea Church, Kahaluu; service 9:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Roy Shigeo Nakasone, 85, of Aiea, died Dec. 14, 2009. Born in Päia, Maui. A retired carpenter; Salt Lake Elementary School head custodian, and U.S. Army veteran. Survived by wife, Jane; sons, Roy Jr., Allan, Wayne and Conrad; daughter, Arleen; sisters, Sachiko and Shizue; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 3 p.m.

Basilia Funtanilla Ordonez, 85, of Honolulu, died Dec. 26, 2009. Born in San Esteban, Philippines. A member of the San Esteban Circle of Hawaii. Survived by son, Bernard; daughters, Jeannie Kenela, Gloria Garcia, Teofista Caday, Louisa Ramos, Carole Domingo, Florence Rafanan and Evangeline Roller; brothers, Carlos and Clemencio Funtanilla; 25 grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Friday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa; Mass 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

Catherine "Katie"Pacheco Rapoza, died Dec. 27, 2009. Born in Hilo. A private housekeeper. Survived by daughters, Kathleen Querobin, and Genevieve Mae Vierra; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at St Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo; Mass 10 a.m.; burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Hilo. Casual attire.

Masaru "Lefty" Shiroma, 81, of Mililani, died Dec. 24, 2009. Born in Makawao, Maui. The founder of M. Shiroma Painting Contractors. Survived by wife, Karen; sons, Lloyd, Glenn and Wallace; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother, Richard; sisters, Masako Tahara and Shirley Perry. Visitation 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11 a.m. Burial 10 a.m. Jan. 11 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. No flowers. Aloha attire.

Henry Nainoa Soren, 53, of Läie, died Dec. 24, 2009. Born in Kahuku. Owner of Nai-noa Fine Jewelry; and Honolulu Ford sales manager. Survived by wife, Teryl; son, Jack-Henry "Jack" daughters, Alexandra "Ally" and Rani: mother, Flora Soren-Butt; brother, Kalani; sisters, Mahealani Rawlins Soren and Leialoha . Visitation and service 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Läie North Stake Center; memorial service and scattering of ashes 12:30 p.m. at Hukilau Beach Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Woolsey Mortuary Services.

Meiso Bob Terukina, 94, of Honolulu, died Dec. 14, 2009. Born in Makaweli, Kauai. Retired Honolulu Rapid Transit (HRT) bus driver. Survived by wife, Dorothy; son, Wayne; daughter, Joan Doi; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother, Charles. Visitation 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; memorial service 11 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

Doris Toshiko Urata, 93, of Honolulu, died Dec. 19, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Retired owner of Jacque's Lunchwagon. Survived by sons, Maurice and Roy; daughters, Jacqueline Hayashida and Marilyn Masaki; brother, Wallace; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Visitation 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 4 p.m.

Joseph Sebastian Vierra Jr., 78, of Ewa Beach, died Dec. 15, 2009. Born in Kahuku. An Ewa Bobby-Sox baseball and softball coach. A U.S. Marine. Survived by wife, Janet; sons, Walter and Andrew; daughters, Lily, Vera and Mary; hänai daughter, Patty-Girl Manuwa; sister, Vera Mendonca; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.

Catherine LeilokeSweezey Young, 65, of Hilo, Hawaii, died Dec. 30, 2009. Born in Kalapana, Hawaii. Retired Revlon Cosmetics sales representative; formerly employed at various state libraries. Survived by daughters, Lovina Moevao and Lisa Noelani; son, LandonKanoelehu; sisters, Nancy Sweezey, Janet Chaves and Betty Lewis-Sheldrake; brothers, Paul and John Sweezey; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 10 a.m. Burial 9:30 a.m. Jan. 12 at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Casual attire.

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