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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Obituaries

Advertiser Staff

Thomas Kiyoshi Akutagawa, 90, of Kapaa, Kauai, died May 22, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Proprietor of Hawaii Venetian Blinds Co. Survived by wife, Helen; son, Dennis; daughter, Celia Lam; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brother, Ralph; sister, Linda Yuen. Private service held. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.

Phillip Bonilla , 80, of Kalaheo, Kauai, died May 23, 2010. Born in Koloa, Kauai. Sugar plantation machinist. Survived by wife, Sophie Parraga Bonilla; daughter, Jeanette; sons, Dennis, Roy and Gary; brothers, Carl and Frank; seven grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m. June 5 at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary Chapel; service 10:30 a.m.; burial to follow at Hanapepe Veterans Cemetery.

Quirino "Rino" P. Cadiz, 75, of Kapolei, died May 9, 2010. Born in Kealia, Kauai. Retired Dole Cannery boiler operator. Survived by wife, Conchita; sons, Rene and Bryan; four grandsons; brothers, Leolario, Melvin and Remegio; sister, Pamela Andaya. Visitation 9:15 a.m. Friday at St. Jude Catholic Church; Mass 10:30 a.m.; burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

Irene Anne Campbell, 88, of Honolulu, died May 15, 2010. Survived by granddaughter, Tiffany Kaloustian. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

Doris Marie Sundstrom Clayton, 90, of Richland, Wash., died May 17, 2010. Born in Tacoma, Wash. Homemaker; member of Volkssport. Survived by sons, Dennis and David; daughter, Lois Colton; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren. No service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

Sherwood Conant Sr., 89, of Lhue, Kauai, died May 20, 2010. Born in Hilo, Hawaii. Electrician. Survived by wife, Grace; daughter, Sharon Milford, sons, Sherwood II and Shawn; brother, John; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Celebration of life at a later date. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

Melvin Corpuz, 65, of Eleele, Kauai, died May 21, 2010. Born in Hawaii. Heavy-equipment operator engineer for Koga Construction Co. Survived by wife, La Verne Ayudan Corpuz, sons, Melvin Jr. and Lance; mother, Lorencia Paler Corpuz; brothers, Clarence and Milton; sisters, Christine Pardua, Patricia Rivera and Paula Rosa; one grandchild. Visitation 8:30 a.m. June 12 at Holy Cross Catholic Church; Mass 10:30 a.m.; burial to follow at Hanapepe Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

Wayne Hiroshi Fukuda, 72, of Honolulu, died May 17, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Owner and operator of Something Special!, Wheatgrass Pacifica and Almost Barefoot; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by daughter, Jeanine; two grandchildren; brothers, Ted and Ken; sister, Anita Crivello. Visitation 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. Aloha attire. FiveFingers footwear optional. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Felix "Bay Boy" Alexander Greene, 53, of Laie, died April 13, 2010. Born in Kahuku. Survived by sons, Tubbs, Herman, Joe, Anthony and James; brothers, Roy, Alfred, Robert, Frank and Earl; sisters, Patricia Sebresos, Nina Pangelina and Carol Choy; three grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service noon; cremation to follow. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

Nori Oda Hoshijo, 88, of Honolulu, died April 13, 2010. Born in Japan. Homemaker. Survived by sons, Leonard and William; daughter, Katherine O'Conner; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Han Kap Kim, 88, of Honolulu, died May 18, 2010. Born in South Korea. Homemaker. Private service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

Eda B. Kinnear, 75, of Paia, Maui, formerly of Hilo, Hawaii, died May 19, 2010. Born in Hilo, Hawaii. Homemaker. Survived by husband, Ian; son, Ian Farquharson Jr.; daughter, Cynthia Kinnear-Menkal; sister, Gean Marsh; five grandchildren. Graveside service 11 a.m. Monday at the Makawao Cemetery. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Sione M. Langi, 57, of Khei, Maui, died May 16, 2010. Born in Tonga. Pre-cast mason for Walker Industries. Survived by wife, Sulieti; daughter, Mele Narsimulu; parents, Sione and Fakalanu; brothers, Tevita Vahai, Makisi and Lokilei; sisters, Anameki Huakau, Seini Finau and Vasiti Guttenbeil; one grandchild. Visitation 6 to 10 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Visitation also 7 to 9 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary; service 9 to 10 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park.

The Rev. Tongjin Samuel Lee, 94, of Honolulu, died May 9, 2010. Born in Pyongyang, Korea. Pastor Emeritus of Christ United Methodist Church. Survived by sons, Earl, Dale and Christopher Freas; daughter; Eunice Wakatsuki; seven grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. June 5 at Christ United Methodist Church; service 11 a.m.; private burial. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Gerald "Junka" Kaonohi Leslie Jr. , 51, of Honolulu, died May 6, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Survived by daughters, Leimaile Leslie-Mendez and Kapuaokala; father, Gerald; brothers, William "Kaipo," Gordon "Buster" and Guy "Kalani"; sisters, Geraldine Pascua, Georgette Arruda and Gordean Leslie-Walk; two grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Friday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; service 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Woolsey Mortuary Services.

Joseph Laninui Martin, 86, of Honolulu, died May 17, 2010. Born in Hilo, Hawaii. Retired Hopaco warehouseman. Survived by wife, Ermine; daughters, Cheryl Van Treese and Janice Pang; brother, Donald; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Visitation 4 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Kawaiahao Church; service 5 p.m. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

Eva Cabral Medeiros, 101, of Wailuku, Maui, died May 20, 2010. Born in Maui. Retired federal government clerical secretary. Survived by sons, Anthony and Johnny; daughters, Myrtle Sanches and Jo-Ann Medeiros-Tomasso; sisters Allie Helm and Mary Cravalho; 31 grandchildren; 60 great-grandchildren; 27 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 11 to 11:30 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park Garden of Meditation. Arrangements by Borthwick Norman's Mortuary.

Robert Yosaku Nikaido, 89, of Honolulu, died May 12, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired from federal civil service; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by sons, Conrad and Darwin; daughter, Lynne Soong; brother, Thomas; sister, Betty Koga; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

James John Perlac, 43, of Wahiawa, died May 22, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Security guard with Securitas Security Co. Survived by brother, Peter Patinio Jr. and Joseph; sisters, Irene Lewis, Stella Patinio, Cecelia Silva, Brenda Winn and Cecelia Kuuipo Kapihe; fiancee, Cheryl Buck. Burial 1 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Agnes Billena Quiocho, 41, of Kahului, Maui, died May 21, 2010. Born in Rancho, Santa Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Lowe's Hardware Store cashier. Survived by father, Jose Sr.; mother, Consolacion; brothers, Jose Jr., Armanda, Phillip and Jovito. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Christ The King Church; Mass 7:30 p.m.; cremation to follow. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Dorothy Yoshiko Sato, 91, of Kailua, died May 11, 2010. Born in Paia, Maui. Retired Kailua Intermediate School cafeteria worker. Survived by son, Gordon; daughters, Barbara Blaser and Marian Masatsugu; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brother, George Higa; sisters, Norma Shima and Fumiko Webster. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Florence Asano Shiraishi, 88, of Honolulu, died May 10, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired perfume factory worker. Survived by husband, Katsuto; son, Michael; daughter, Naomi Kang; brother, George Akamine; sister, Patricia Shiraishi; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

G.E. "Jody" Strickland, 79, of Honolulu, died May 21, 2010. Born in Jacksonville, Fla. Retired U.S. Marine Corps lieutenant colonel; Korean and Vietnam War veteran. Survived by wife, Stephanie; sons, Jody and Quentin; daughter, Theresa. Private service. Donations to Special Olympics. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

Francis You Sik Sur, 75, of Honolulu, died May 15, 2010. Born in Hawaii. Retired electronic retail store owner. Survived by son, Francis; daughter, Sandra Kieras. Private service. Donations to St. Luke's Episcopal Church. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

Koltyn Dallas Takaki-Rapoza, 9-month-old infant son of Aaron Rapoza and Tianee Takakis, of Honolulu, died May 15, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Survived also by grandparents, David and Sheri Rapoza, Henry Takaki and Elle Takaki; great-grandparents, Robert and Sharon Rapoza, Lawrence and Lillian Wamar, Sandra Todd, Henry and Faye Takaki Sr. and Cecilia Plymale. Visitation 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Solid Rock Ministries, Kaloko Industrial Light Park, Kailua, Kona; service 10:30 a.m.; burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.

Ross "Sonny" Raymond Taylor, 87, of Honolulu, died April 23, 2010. Born in Pahoa, Hawaii. Retired accountant with the federal government; worked at the credit union. Survived by sons, Gregory, Patrick, Ross Jr. and Abraham; daughter, Patty Yun; companion, Sam; 14 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; brother, Mack. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at Kawaiahao Church; service 10 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Hook Chu Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Mack Henry Uhl, 85, of Kailua, Kona, Hawaii, died May 18, 2010. Born in Oconto, Wis. Retired high school teacher and coach. Survived by son, Kyle; daughters Pam Petrucci and Connie Silva; four grandchildren; one great-granddaughter. Internment with military honors at Trinity Lutheran cemetery, Coleman, Wis. Arrangements by A Hui Hou Crematory & Funeral Home of West Hawaii.

Hope Irene Vasconcellos-Morehouse, 48, of Keaau, Hawaii, died May 16, 2010. Born in Hilo, Hawaii. Hawaii Community College secretary. Survived by sons, Matthew and Drew; daughter, Sara; mother, Junko Vasconcellos; brothers, Shane Vasconcellos and Keola Vasconcellos-Poepoe; sisters, Shawn Humphers, Terri Cabreros, Tracy Vasconcellos, Kalae Kaeo, April Arruda and Setsue Furukado. Private service at a later date. Arrangements by Homelani Cremation Services, Hilo.

Delfin "Uncle Delfin" R. Viquelia, 88, of Hanapepe Heights, Kauai, died May 24, 2010. Born in Koloa, Kauai. Stevedore/longshoreman for McCabe Hamilton & Renny Co. Survived by sons, Tony, Stanley, Jerry and Donald; daughters, Anita Salvador, Geraldine Bolosan, Debra Zanders and Donna Joiner; sisters, Bernadette Remata and Philomena Harding; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. June 3 at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; burial to follow at Hanapepe Cemetery.

Sonja A Watson, of Honolulu, died May 5, 2010. Born in Oslo, Norway. Real estate broker. Survived by sister, Liv Alexandra Betancourt; niece, Katherine Frazer; and family. Service held. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

Danier "Danny" Webster, 48, of Honolulu, died May 13, 2010. Born in Seoul, South Korea. Former corrections officer. Survived by son, John; daughters, Savana Kauhane and Brianna; brother, Dale; sister, Diana Cameron. Private service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

Umeto Nakasone Yogi, 104, of Kahului, Maui, died May 21, 2010. Born in Okinawa, Japan. Retired Libby McNeil Pineapple Cannery trimmer. Survived by son, Kenji; daughters, Jennie Haruko Nakamoto, Charlotte Edwards and Alice Sasaki; sister, Tsuru Nakasone Taira; 16 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; 11 great- great-grandchildren. Visitation 11 a.m. tomorrow at Nakamura Mortuary; service noon. Aloha or casual attire.