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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, May 6, 2010

Obituaries

Advertiser Staff

Allen Peter Kwon Sing Akiona, 59, of Haiku, Maui, died April 30, 2010. Born in Hana, Maui. County of Maui supervisor. Survived by wife, Lois; son, Allen Jr.; daughter, Kristi; mother, Emmaline; brothers, James and Norman; sisters, Evelyn Yamada and Winona Enesa. Visitation 5:30 p.m. tomorrow at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

Luminada Beltran Balbuena, 74, of Waipahu, died April 28, 2010. Born in Haiku, Maui. Aloha Stadium maintenance worker. Survived by husband, Albert Rosado; son, Stanley; daughters, Belinda, and Natasha Wallace; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother, Dominador Beltran; sisters, Martha Rivera, Isabella Camacho and Barbara Abordonado. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 6 p.m. Burial 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Gerilynn Mae Cho, 52, of Honolulu, died April 27, 2010. Born in Agana, Guam. Owner of Grime Trappers Cleaning Service. Survived by husband, Young Soo; son, Aric Trapp; brother, Steven Okata. Service 11 a.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.

Dr. Harvey Cumming Chong Sr., 81, of Hilo, Hawaii, died May 4, 2010. Born in Hilo. Retired dentist; Korean War U.S. Army lieutenant. Survived by wife, Phyllis; daughter, Mayette Mariani; son, Dr. Harvey Jr.; brothers, Walbert and Dr. Wallace Jr.; sister, Phyllis Robertson; seven grandchildren. No service. No koden (monetary gifts). No flowers. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

Encarnacion Molina Dumalan, 82, of Honolulu, died April 23, 2010. Born in the Philippines. Survived by daughters, Gloria Monida, Teresita Hernane, Rebecca Rigoden, Leonida Aquino, Nenita Bawilan and Josephine Balbuena; sons, Diosdado, Esmael and Proceso Bawilan; 28 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 6 p.m.; burial at a later date in the Philippines.

Samuel Webster Kaai, 79, of Vallejo, Calif., died April 29, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Engineer. Survived by son, Sam; daughters, Julie Kaai-Rodriguez, Rebecca Pua and Sandra Brown; sister, Kuulei Aila; eight grandchildren. Visitation 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waimea, Hawaii; service noon; burial to follow at the County of Hawaii Mormon Section Cemetery, Waimea. Flowers welcome. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.

Kenneth K. Kawamoto, 75, of Honolulu, died April 10 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired Board of Water Supply civil engineer. Survived by wife, Karen; son, Michael; daughter, Lori Maihui; three grandchildren; brother, Harry; sisters, Lily Yokoyama and Ethel Kishi. Private service held. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

Masaji Kobayashi, 78, of Waialua, died March 25, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Survived by brothers, Frank, Koichi, Yasuji and Thomas; sisters, Dottie Ito and Grace Visaya. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

Agnes Kuhl, 88, of Hilo, Hawaii, died May 1, 2010. Born in Hilo. Homemaker. Survived by companion, Joseph LaRocco; sons, Ken, Gordon, Jimmy and Emory; daughter, Linda Ferreira; brothers, Evan and Antone Camacho; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

Arthur Watson Martin, 78, of Hilo, Hawaii, died May 2, 2010. Born in Syracuse, N.Y. Retired state Department of Education teacher; retired pastor of Puna United Church of Christ, Naalehu Methodist Church and Pahala Methodist Church; member of the County Planning Commission; retired U.S. Army veteran. Survived by wife, Elizabeth; son, Paul; daughter, Diane; four grandchildren. Visitation 2 p.m. Saturday at the Hilo United Methodist Church; celebration of life service 4 p.m. No flowers, Aloha attire.

Kenneth Akira Muraoka, 73, of Aiea, died April 20, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard engineer. Survived by wife, Audrey; daughters, Jill Lim and Tisha Fujino; granddaughter, Brooklyn; sisters, Rachel, and Charlotte Uraoka. Service 6 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.

Jennie-Lee Lemona Rosario-Medeiros, 46, of Nanakuli, died May 2, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Survived by sons, Glenn Jr. and Kekai Meyers; mother, Sylvia Toney; brothers, Duwayne Montez, Rick, Reuben and Lance Rosario; hanai sister, Franksan Brown; two grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Nanaikapono Protestant Church; service 11 a.m.; cremation to follow. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Thomas Paul Selzer, 55, of Honolulu, died April 18, 2010. Born in Spencer, Iowa. Sound Building Systems Hawaii employee; U.S. Marine Corps veteran. Survived by father, George; daughter Lehua; brothers, David, Lance, Jay and Donald; sister, Mindy Rhodes; 10 nephews and nieces. Scattering of ashes by canoe 8 a.m. today at Kaimana Beach, Waikk. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

Mae Yuriko Suemori, 76, of Wahiawa, died April 17, 2010. Born in Puunene, Maui. Member of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. Survived by sons, Darryl and Shawn; daughters, Natalie and Alisha; granddaughter, Naomi Raddatz; sisters, Ruby Suenishi, Agnes Amuro and Winifred Fujimoto. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church; Mass 10:30 a.m.; burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

Sidney Blase Tanaka, 65, of Honolulu, died April 30, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Former senior vice president of City Bank. Survived by wife, Vickie; daughters, Keri, and Kimberly Kimble; brother, Carlton; grandson, Cory; nephew, Ross. Visitation 12:45 p.m. Saturday at Star of the Sea Church; Mass 2 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

Josephine Albao Timson, 77, of Muskogee, Okla., died April 8, 2010. Born in Kaneohe. Survived by children, Trudie Soto, Madeline Reddell and Wilfred; sisters, Rose Nacion, Jean Hively, Eleanor Soriano, Paulette Glessner, Sandra Ritz and Wendy Varde; brothers, Frederico, Leroy, Daniel and Ronald Havellana; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Service 10 a.m. Saturday at Maili Beach Park. Lunch to follow. Casual attire.

Eleanor Pualani Wegener, 87, of Kaneohe, died April 30, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Survived by son, Charles Jr; daughters, Annie-Ellen "Pualani" More, Myrl Baldomero and Lori Gubser; brother, William McKee; 16 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; service 10 a.m.; committal service 1 p.m. at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations to Patient Transportation Fund of Shriners Hospital for Children-Hawaii. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Tamiyo Yamane, 97, of Hilo, Hawaii, died March 23, 2010. Born in Keaau, Hawaii. Homemaker. Survived by daughters, Nancy Matsuoka, Jane Taira and Ellen Murai; sister, Shizuyo Horiuchi; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. Private service held. No koden (monetary gift). Arrangements by Homelani Cremation Services.