Laurinda "Laurie"Fuentes Aton, 69, of Pearl City, died Jan. 2, 2010. Born in Pähala, Hawaii. Retired escrow officer. Survived by son, Laz Ofilas; daughters, Kim Manuel, Roz Ofilas-Keomalu and Rey Ofilas; stepson, Creigh; brother, Samuel Fuentes; sister, Angeline Fuentes; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary; service 10 a.m.; committal service 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Flowers welcome. Casual/aloha attire.
Kevin Michael Bays, 36, of Hilo, Hawaii, died Jan. 10, 2010. Born in Topeka, Kan. An artist at Rainbow Falls Tattoo. Survived by brother, Brian; mother, Michelle Damon; father and stepmother, Jerry and Kate; stepfather, Steve Stallwitz; grandmother, Leah La Rue. Celebration of life 11 a.m. today at Onekahakaha Beach Park pavilions No. 2 and No. 3; gathering to follow at Bayfront Coffee, Kava and Tea Company in Hilo. Donations to Haramokngna American Indian Cultural Center, Los Angeles. Arrangements by Homelani Cremation Services.
Robert Allen Clark, 57, of Honolulu, formerly of Peterborough, N.H., died Dec. 24, 2009. Born in Goffstown, N.H. Certified scuba divemaster; owner of Clark's Dive Academy/Tours on Oahu. Survived by brothers, Bernard and Melvin; sister, Shirley Sawtelle; nephew, Ken Sawtelle; niece, Angela Sheasley; grandniece, Julia Grace. Seaside service being planned by friends. More information and photographs are available at www.divewaikiki.com and Facebook. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
Januario Dacaya Companiero, 92, of Kahuku, died Jan. 8, 2010. Born in Bangui, Philippines. Floral farmer. Survived by wife, Loretificacion; son, Eliseo; stepson, Kennedy Garduque; stepdaughter, Zenaida Paguirigan; sister, Rosario Millari; two grandchildren; great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Roch Church, Kahuku; Mass noon; burial 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
Dale Robert Dyk, 50, of Kailua, Kona, Hawaii, died Jan. 10, 2010. Born in San Diego. Carpenter and commercial fisherman. Survived by wife, Sandra; daughters, Shawna Tello and Natasha Plata; son, Michael Smith; sister, Barbara Gudde; brothers, Frank Tello and Don; eight grandchildren. Services pending in Kailua, Kona and San Diego. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii, Kailua, Kona.
Joe Fekete, 75, of Kíhei, Maui, died Jan. 10, 2010. Born in Hungary. Taxi driver. Survived by wife, Barbara; daughter, Catherine; sisters, Juliana Masztics and Ilona Kruppa. Celebration of life 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday at Kalama Heights, Garden View Room, Kíhei. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
Franklin Wyman Finlayson, 92, of Honolulu, died Jan. 14, 2010. Born in Canon City, Colo. Retired Bank of Hawaii vice president. Survived by daughter, Luann; brother, Robert; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Private service pending. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
Joleta "Jovi" Halmas, 83, of Haleiwa, died Dec. 19, 2009. Born in [0xd6]laa, Hawaii. Worked at Dole and Del Monte. Survived by sons, Richard and Sterling; daughters, June, Lydia, Vanda Ocamb and Tracey Bio; 17 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
Virgil Eugene Hodge, 71, of Keaau, Hawaii, died Jan. 12, 2010. Born in Peoria, Ill. Retired airline mechanic. Survived by wife, Jo Ann; sons, Eric and Darryl; sisters, Judy, Sharon Trible and Martha Cabral; three grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren. No service. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.
Hashim Husseinaka Devin Hashim, 25, of Wahiawä, died Jan. 4, 2010. Born in Pasadena, Calif. Deployed twice to Iraq, most recently as a forward observer; MEDEVAC to Alpha Company, Warrior Transition Battalion. Survived by wife, Carolina Rufo; mother, Diane Hoelscher; foster parents, Clayton Smith and Joyce Spencer. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Wednesday at Main Post Chapel, Schofield Barracks; Mass 10 a.m.; burial noon at Schofield Barracks Post Cemetery. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.
James "Jim"Wardner Johnson, 84, of Lahaina, Maui, died Jan. 10, 2010. Born in San Francisco. Vice president of William M. Mercer Employee Benefits Firm in New York. Survived by wife, Jo Anne; son, Stephen; daughter, Lyn Goben; brother, Pete. Graveside service 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Donations to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, Church Street Station, P.O. Box 780, New York, NY 10008-0780 or Hospice Maui, 400 Mahalani St., Wailuku HI 96793. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
Albert "Iriko" Laborte, 80, of Lahaina, Maui, died Jan. 8, 2010. Born in Länai City, Länai. Retired Pioneer Mill cane truck driver. Survived by wife, Honey; sons, Delhi, Lawrence and Kenneth; hänai sons, Dale Simonsen, Roy Yamada and Melvin Seo; daughters, Leila Murakane, Sharon Manley and Kim-Lee Chang; brothers, William and Calistro Cuzon Jr.; sisters, Elsie Hook, Elizabeth Edlao, Makanani Catugal and Roxanne Delos Reyes; 19 grandchildren ; 21 great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Saturday at The Old Lanakila Church, Olowalu, Maui (Old Teen Challenge); service 10 a.m. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
Celena Kaori Miyose Broome, infant daughter of Christopher Miyose and Chelsey Broomeld, of Waianae, died Dec. 22, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Also survived by grandparents, Christopher Tait Broome, Jamie Miwako Broome, Glenn Patrick and Linda Miyose. Visitation 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Hearts Church, Waianae; service 9:30 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.
Lee Kalei Moikeha, 56, of Kula, Maui, died Jan. 8, 2010. Born in Wailuku, Maui. Matson longshoreman. Survived by sons, Micah and Chad; daughters, Kaulana Silifaiva and Kailea; mother, Florence; brothers, Holani and Kauokalani; six grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahului Ward; service noon; reception to follow; scattering of ashes to follow at Suda's beach, Kíhei, on the left side of the pier. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
Gilbert "Willy" Antone Moniz Sr., 77, of Mililani, died Dec. 29, 2009. Born in North Kohala, Hawaii. Retired auto mechanic. Survived by son, Gilbert Jr.; daughters, Gildaann De Leon and Gwendolyn Kaleikau; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother, Joseph Jr.; sisters, Dorothy Narvize and Edith Alejado. Visitation 5 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6 p.m. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.
Mary Lou Mossteller, 85, of Honolulu, died Nov. 28, 2009. Born in Maryland. Owner of a retail dress shop. Survived by son, Michael Knight; four grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.
Eliza Featheran Olsen, 91, of Käneohe, died Jan. 12, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired state psychiatric assistant. Survived by son, Alexander; daughters, Lovelee "Nani" Kelly and Jacqueline Clouse; sisters, Mary Smith, Antoinette Makanoa and Ida Woolsey; 18 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waikalua Chapel; service 10 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Greenhaven Cemetery. Arrangements by Woolsey Mortuary Services.
Saitoku Oshiro, 88, of Pearl City, died Dec. 24, 2009. Born in Waianae. Retired heavy-equipment operator supervisor. Survived by wife, Betsy; daughters, Myra Higa, Bertha Arakawa and Celeste Yamaguchi; seven grandchildren; nieces; nephews. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
Annie Laura Pasion, 43, of Ewa, died Jan. 4, 2010. Born in Wahiawä. Owner of Annie & Mike's Towing. Survived by partner, Michael Silva; son, Brent Silva; daughters, Cheyenne Silva; Haley, and Anissa Pasion; a grandson; mother, Lorraine Pasco Garcia; father, Warden; brother, Warden Jr.; sisters, Verna Clayton, Senya; grandmother, Lorraine Pasco. Visitation 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; program 11:30 a.m.; service noon; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.
Luis Quedding, 82, of Pukalani, Maui, died Jan. 11, 2010. Born in Päia, Maui. Retired Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar Co. truck driver. Survived by wife, Paulina; sons, Robert and Edward; daughters, Lourdes, and Estefania "Panie" DeCoite; twin brother, Bernaldo; sister, Leonora Antipolo; stepbrothers, Benjamin and Eugene Rivera; stepsisters, Anita Hall, Pacita Drake and Pat Bautista; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Visitation 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday at Christ The King Catholic Church; service 7:30 p.m. Visitation also 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
Felicitas Portela Rapal, 99, of Waianae, died Dec. 27, 2009. Born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Survived by sons, Marino and Martin; daughters, Conception Sumalpong, Magdalena Popa and Dorotea; 30 grandchildren; 80 great-grandchildren; 43 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary; service 10:15 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.
Shigeri Takenaka, 81, of Pearl City, died Jan. 5, 2010. Born in Waialua. Retired city and county incinerator plant superintendent. Survived by wife, Alice; daughters, Tracey Edmundson and Jere Yun; sisters, Betsy Nakamura and Judy Murobayashi; three grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
Kathleen Sumie Tuisano, 59, of Ewa Beach, died Jan. 5, 2010. Born in Honolulu. First Hawaiian Bank clerk. Survived by husband, Filipo; son, Filipo Jr.; daughter, Lori; brothers, Raymond, Ken, Wallace, Dennis and Melvin Nishibata; sisters, Janet Chun, Jean Isomoto, Shirley Kawamoto and Lorraine Wachi. Visitation 6 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 7 p.m.
Setu T. Tuipelehake, 59, of Kahului, Maui, formerly of Carson, Calif., died Jan. 7, 2010. Born in American Sämoa. Vietnam War U.S. Navy veteran. Survived by wife, Theresa; sons, Robert and Fasi; daughters, Tasha, Antoinette Bellis and Angela; brothers, Ila, Lama, and Malala Mamea; sisters, Maria Falima, Ula Tipeni and Maola Fetuli; five grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Tuesday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahului Ward; service 10 a.m.; burial 11:30 a.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Flowers welcome. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
Abelio Viloria Valledor, 62, of Waipahu, died Jan. 3, 2010. Born in the Philippines. Custodian at Hawaii Marine Corps Base, Käneohe Bay. Survived by wife, Erlinda; sons, Jay Bee and John Eric; daughters, Mitos, Stephanie and Johanna; brothers, Cresencio and Dominador; sister, Fransisca Serrano; 11 grandchildren. Visitation 6 p.m. Saturday Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary; prayer service 7:30 p.m.
Wallace "Wally" Neil Wilson, 60, of Hilo, Hawaii, died Jan. 4, 2010. Born in Denver. Owner of Mountain State Decals. Survived by wife, Pamela; daughters, Kammi Lowery and Briana Ballinger; sisters, Alice DeKok and Jean Miller; two granddaughters. Private service held. Facebook access: email@example.com. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Quay Seet Wong, 83, of Honolulu, died Jan. 2, 2010. Born in Singapore. Retired laborer of Hawaii Laborers Union. Survived by sons, Warren and Wayne; daughters, Winifred Chung, Winona, Joni Clarke and Wanda Johnson; 17 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; brother, Poh Yen; sisters, Katherine Yen and Patricia Jerome. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.