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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Obituaries

Advertiser Staff

Kazuo Ernest Anzai, 81, of Honolulu, died April 19, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired mason; Hawaii Masons Union Local No. 1 member. Survived by son, Alton; daughters, Christine, and Caroline Thomas; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brothers, Roy and Toki; sisters, Gladys Pozdena and Joyce Honda. Visitation 3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 4 p.m. Casual attire.

Louise Mehler Caldwell, 90, of Ewa Beach, died May 2, 2010. Born in Hutsonville, Ill. Retired elementary school teacher. Survived by son, David; daughter, Kristi Clark; brother, Bill Mehler; sister, Carol Bement; two grandsons. Service at a later date. Arrangements by Leeward Funeral Home.

Rosemary Juliette Castello, 82, of Honolulu, died May 8, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired Liberty House saleswoman. Survived by sons, Randall, Glenn and Gregory; daughter, Antoinette Mata; brother, Clarence Faria; sister, Ramona Faria; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Visitation 10:45 a.m. Saturday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church; service 11:45 a.m. Burial 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Herbert Fook You Chong, 83, of Kaneohe, died May 1, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired Hawaiian Telephone Co. engineer; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by wife, Elaine; daughter, Pam Matsumoto; sisters, Lillian Pardee and Mabel Ching; granddaughter, Misha Matsumoto. Visitation 10:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 11:30 a.m.; committal service 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. No flowers. Casual attire.

Clifford "Kalepono" Corpuz, 46, of Waipahu, died April 15, 2010. Born in Wahiawa. Enjoyed family gatherings. Survived by brothers, Kimo, Casey and Juan Jr.; sisters, Jennifer Kepner, Patricia and Helen; nieces; nephews. Gathering noon Sunday at 94-1203 Huakai St., Waipahu. Flowers welcome. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

Nicholas Akira Muraoka Dunn, 23, of Honolulu, died May 2, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Survived by parents, Mark and Marcia; sister, Natassia; grandfather, George Muraoka. Private service. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

Lloyd Hisashi "Hotdog"Hirano, 75, of Canyon Country, Calif., died Feb. 4, 2010. Born in Wahiawa. Retired Delta Airlines inspector; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by wife, Alice; son, Kevin; daughter, Lori Thomas; two grandchildren. Mainland service held. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Rose Family Funeral Home & Cremation, Simi Valley, Calif.

Matsuko Inouye, 80, of Honolulu, died April 5, 2010. Born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. Retired seamstress. Survived by husband, Toshio; daughters, Iris Umehira and Arlene Akana; brothers, Hiroshi, Shigeru and Akira Fujimoto; one grandchild. Private service held. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

Ruth Albertson Kerr, 96, of Honolulu, died April 28, 2010. Born in Indiana. Retired buyer for the former Liberty House; garment industry representative. Private service held; ashes were scattered off of the Outrigger Canoe Club. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Allen Itsuro Konno, 87, of Kailua, Kona, Hawaii, died May 14, 2010. Born in Kobe, Japan. Owner of Oligopower LLC. Survived by wife, Mikiyo; sons, Shiro, Kyogi and Kei; sister, Yuriko Ishimitsu; three grandchildren. Service 11 a.m. Saturday at the family residence. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii, Kailua, Kona.

Leroy John Lee, 60, of Waipahu, died May 1, 2010. Born in Seoul, South Korea. NAVFAC Public Work Center welder; also Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard fabricator. Survived by wife, Melinda "Linda"; sons, Shane and Matthew; daughter, Shannon Olvera; father, Robert; stepmother, Aileen; brother, Darrell. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at New Hope Leeward, Waipahu Town Center; celebration of life 10 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

Rose Moi How Leong, 100, of Honolulu, died April 17, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Survived by sons, Lorrin and Wayne; daughters, Jeanette Yim, Priscilla Lau, Audrey Suddith and Gwendolyn Payne; 17 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sister, Violet Young. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary.

Naruo Mad, 73, of Waianae, died April 29, 2010. Born in Palau. Baker. Survived by wife, Henrietta Orta; daughter, Noreen Collins; son, Robert Orta; brothers, Abel, Inos, Dennis and Caleb; sisters, Kerengel Techur, Miyokang Llecholech, Sadaria Tkoel and Elizabeth Camacho; two grandchildren. Service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Danielle Elizabeth Martin, 21, of Waimea, Hawaii, died May 16, 2010. Born in Fountain Valley, Calif. Student. Survived by parents, Thomas and Kris; brothers, Matthew and Logan; grandparents, James and DiAnn Mocalis and Dorothy; great-grandmother, Pope Schopf. Visitation 8:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Annunciation Catholic Church, Waimea; Mass 10 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.

Mahealani Marie Kalameli Inosia Moni, 6-week-old infant daughter of Felicia Kahele and Moni Moni Jr. II, of Maili, died May 10, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Also survived by sister, Mailani; hanai grandparents, Melanie and Sean Akeo; grandparents, Maile Kahele, Marc Davis, Anita and Moni Moni Jr.; great-grandparents, Diane and Melvin Kahele, Inosia and Ramond Scott and Kalameli Matautia; great-great-grandparents, Helen Kahele, Noel and Gabriel Costa Sr. Visitation 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Dr. Samuel Nozomi Mukaida, 91, of Honolulu, died May 13, 2010. Born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. Retired director of Cultural Affairs in Okinawa. Survived by wife, Yoshi; sons, Alan, Donald, Frank and William; six grandchildren; sister, Sarah. Visitation 4 p.m. today at Church of the Crossroads; service 5 p.m. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Douglas Yat Cheong Mun, 75, of Honolulu, died May 3, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired from Fort Shafter; U.S. Air Force veteran. Survived by wife, Jennie Wai Jun Hu-Mun; son, Alan; daughter, Gloria Menor; sister, Constance Rees; three grandchildren; two great-granddaughters. Visitation 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m. Committal service 9:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers. Casual attire.

Kiyoshi "Joe" Nakasone, 89, of Honolulu, died April 25, 2010. Born in Waialua. Retired University of Hawaii-Manoa painting shop supervisor. Survived by wife, Hiroko; daughter, Joyce Gilbert; brother, Masaichi Yogi; grandson, Christian Gilbert. Visitation 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. Interment 10 a.m. May 26 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers. Aloha attire.

Dean Rikio Oura, 50, of Kahului, Maui, died May 17, 2010. Born in Wailuku, Maui. Retired accountant. Survived by wife, Melanie; mother, Katherine; father, Donald; sister, Melanie Sunada; grandmother, Umeyo. Service 6 p.m. Friday at Kahului Union Church. No flowers. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Ernest Mitsuo Oya, 84, of Aiea, died April 15, 2010. Born in North Kohala, Hawaii. Retired Federal Aviation Administration technician,; former Realtor with Budget Realty; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by wife, Jacqueline; daughter, Kathy Ishii; son, Kelvin; five grandchildren; sisters, Kiyoko Shiigi, Jean Ikeuchi, Yaeko Tanaka and Sumiko Hanoa. Visitation 5:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m.

Carroll Prejean, 70, of Hana, Maui, died May 16, 2010. Born in Carencro, La. Retired. Survived by wife, Alix; daughter, Andra; sister, Mackline Richard; half sister, Ruby Matt; half brothers, Steve and George. Private service. Donations to your favorite charities. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Richard Harrison Reel Sr., 88, of Honolulu, died May 14, 2010. Born in Chicago. Retired president of Anning-Johnson Co.; U.S. Navy veteran. Survived by wife, Margaret; son, Richard Jr.; daughters, Joan Farrell and Susan Reel-Hutto; four grandchildren; sister, Nancy Reel-Hamilton. Private service held in Honolulu. Service pending for Shoreword, Mich. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Rudy Budiao Rillamas, 66, of Waipahu, died May 3, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Caretaker. Survived by brother, Joseph; sister, Shirlee Rodrigues; nephews and nieces. Visitation 6 to 7 p.m. Friday at Kapolei Kingdom Hall; service over the ashes 7 p.m. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

Teruo "Terry" Saruwatari, 81, of Honolulu, died May 5, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 6 tool room mechanic; Korean War U.S. Army veteran. Survived by wife, Jean; son, Don; daughter, Joy Rafael; brothers, Masao and Yoshio; sisters, Kameko "Kay" Yamashita and Miriam Curry; five grandchildren. Private service held. No flowers. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Francisco "Carling" "Cisco" "Frank" Simeon, 72, of Thornton, Colo., formerly of Hakalau, Hawaii, died April 25, 2010. Born in Pahoa, Hawaii. Retired D.F. Builders foreman and crew leader. Survived by wife, Maritess; brothers, Leonardo, Daniel, Alfredo, Florindo and Reinior "Rey"; sisters, Maria Kunihiro, Florentina Failano and Nellie. Visitation 5 p.m. Sunday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday at the mortuary; service 10 a.m.; burial noon at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

William G. Space, of Eden , N.Y., formerly of Honolulu, died May 14, 2010. World War II and Korean War U.S. Navy veteran; three-time Hawaii Bowling Champion of the Year. Survived by son, Thomas; sister, Lorraine Taylor; nieces; nephews. Visitation 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Donald M. Demmerley Funeral Home, Hamburg. No flowers. Donations to Hospice Foundation. Online guest register at www.demmerleyfuneralhome.com.

Eudoxia "Dixie" Espina Sumile, 90, of Chehalis, Wash., formerly of Waialua and Haleiwa, died Dec. 25, 2009. Born in Cebu City, Philippines. Elementary grade school teacher before and after World War II. Survived by son, Leonard; daughters, Yudoxie Fe Myers, Esperanza Jane MacArthur and Caridad Ann; 19 grandchildren; great-grandchildren; sisters, Alejandra Maglasang, Juanita Aggari and Aurora Maligon; brother, Fulgencio Espina. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; program 10:30 a.m.; prayer service 11 a.m.; burial 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual/aloha attire.

Hajime Tomibe, 83, of Keaau, Hawaii, died May 13, 2010. Born in Hilo, Hawaii. Retired U.S. Army civil service employee in Zama, Japan; U.S. Army Military Intelligence Service veteran. Survived by wife, Tazuko; daughters, Margaret and Jeanne; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Private service at a later date. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

Pauline Umeka Uda, 98, of Ewa, died May 7, 2010. Born in Ewa. Retired housekeeper for former Outrigger Waikk. Survived by son, Alan; daughters, Florence Nobunaga and Jean Fujino; sisters, Marian Evertowski and Helene Rowe; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; caregivers, Amado and Leticia Balico. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

William Yoshinori Uyeno, 79, of Waipahu, died April 24, 2010. Born in Waipahu. Retired U.S. Army master sergeant; Liquor Commission inspector. Survived by wife, Teru; sons, Vic and Terry; daughter, Naomi; three grandchildren; brothers, Kenneth Okita and Thomas; sisters, Doris Igarashi, Sister Mary Vianney, Jean Murakawa and Nora Ginoza. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Nancy Kiyoko Wauke, 77, of Honolulu, died May 13, 2010. Born in Ewa. Retired Honolulu Police Department dispatcher. Survived by sons, Bryan and Eric; daughters, Gwen Sagapolutele and Charlene; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Shigeru and Takeo Nakasato; caregiver, Harrison Hirahara. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; service 11 a.m. Casual attire.

Monica Bertille Hussey Wood, 71, of Waipahu, died May 2, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired Aloha Stadium sales auditor with 30 years of service. Survived by husband, John Jr.; son, John III; daughters, Wilma; Catherine Ines and Desiree Kekuna; sister, Charlotte Hamora; 15 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 6 p.m. Flowers welcome. Aloha attire.

Fidela Yesan, 82, of Eleele, Kauai, died May 16, 2010. Born in the Philippines.. Housekeeper. Survived by sons, Pascual and Romeo; daughters, Evelyn Frazer and Mila Siapol; five grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Saturday at Hanapepe Veteran Cemetery pavilion; service 11 a.m. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

Annie L. Young, 97, of Honolulu, died May 3, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Survived by daughter, Stephanie Hee; sons, Wesley and Leslie; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Private service held. Donations to I.H.S., Honolulu Academy of Arts or American Heart Association. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.