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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, March 4, 2010


Advertiser Staff

Sarah Ann Basques, 58, of Honolulu, died Feb. 20, 2010. Born in Lahaina, Maui. Survived by sons, Alexander Kahawai and Elijah Makaiwi; daughters, Shawna Kahawai-Jabonero and Ursala Makaiwi; brothers, Joseph and Jensen; sisters, Norma Young, Marcella Nelson and Hope Anderson; 29 grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Service 10:30 a.m. today at Pokai Bay. No flowers. Casual/aloha attire. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

Edna "Kay" Kaili Chun, 96, of Honolulu, died Feb. 26, 2010. Born in Waimea, Oahu. Survived by daughter, Goldie Chun-Shannon; nieces; nephews; grandnieces; grandnephews. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

Karl Egon Heller, 86, of Waimea, Hawaii, died March 1, 2010. Born in Leverkusen, Germany. Retired former vice president and general manager of Electronic Component Group T.R.W. in California; Army Air Corps radioman. Survived by wife, Elizabeth; son, Karl; granddaughter, Nicole Freuden; grandson, Paul; great-grandson, Caleb. Private service held. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii, Kailua, Kona.

Lorraine Tsuruko Kaneshiro, 87, of Waipahu, formerly of Waianae, died Feb. 23, 2010. Born in Kahuku. Vegetable farmer in Waianae. Survived by sons, Tom and Norman; sisters, Patsy Oyadomari and Betty Takara; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

Kimie "Machiko" Koike Kitsu, 83, of Honolulu, died Feb. 18, 2010. Born in Shizuoka, Japan. Retired Boutique Tahiti sales clerk. Survived by son, Robin; brother, Ichiro Koike; brother-in-law, Hisae Sugiyama; granddaughter, Chloe. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Jerry Tai Yong Lee, 85, of Waimea, Hawaii, formerly of Honolulu, died Feb. 11, 2010. Born in Waipahu. Retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard machinist; U.S. Air Force veteran. Survived by son, Ronny; daughters, Doreen Mortimer and Cheryl Shinogi; brother, Melvin; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Private service held. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii, Kailua, Kona.

Maile "Kupuna Maile" Kanealii Montervon, 82, of Waianae, died Feb. 20, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Employed by Kalihi Palama Model Cities Program; retired from Aiea Elementary School as a kupuna of Hawaiiana. Survived by daughters, Darilyn Kanani Nunes and Marie Kalei Kanealii-Ortiz; sons, Dennis Kealoha, Douglas Obaristo and Derek Keala; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 10 a.m. No flowers. Aloha attire.

David Ernest Nawrocki, 48, of Líhue, Kauai, died Feb. 24, 2010. Born in Warren, Mich. Survived by father, Ernest; brother, Dan; sister, Karen Landstrom; companion, Norma Fernandez. Service 3 p.m. Sunday at The Salvation Army, Líhue. Service in Michigan at a later date. Arrangements by Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.

Reggie Randall Neves, 52, of Kula, Maui, died Feb. 21, 2010. Born in Caster Valley, Calif. Retired machine operator engineer. Survived by parents, Herbert and Nancy; daughter, Linda; brothers, Rod and Ricky. Private service. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary.

Carmela Ramos-Ruiz, 94, of Wahiawä, died Feb. 17, 2010. Born in Ponce, Puerto Rico. Former resident of Wahiawä General Hospital. Survived by husband, Cesar Lopez; sons, Julio Cesar Lopez and Jenaro Hoyos; daughters, Blanca and Alba; sister, Teresa; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 11:30 a.m. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.

Amanda Rae Siggayo-Yingst, 40, of Ewa Beach, died Feb. 1, 2010. Born in Wahiawä. Tripler Army Medical Center employee. Survived by husband, Brian Yingst; son, Tazman; daughter, Tayla; parents, Arsenio and Janet Gambol Siggayo; sister, Stephanie Aliviado; brother, Troy Siggayo. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 10 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

Shizuko T. Suizu, 93, of Aiea, died Feb. 18, 2010. Born in Port Blakeley, Wash. Homemaker. Survived by son, Glenn; daughters, Janet Nakano, Gloria Iwamoto, JoAnn Yamada and Cathy Kumamoto; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

Bingham F. Talili, 79, of Honolulu, died Feb. 21,2010. Born in Vailoatai, American Sämoa. Survived by wife, Fitilagi; sons, Larry Fisher, John, Soon, Fuaga, Ben and Crim Togiola, Asotau Talili, Christian Papalii, Lolesio and Masi Sua; Terrant Talili, Soon Fisher, Ionatana Togiola and Shayden Talili; daughters, Velma Lacewell, Seataata Talili, Rosalina Tei, Faith Papalii and Teyinna Talili; sister, Julie Lavatai. Visitation 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Neil Stockbridge Thomas Jr., 89, of Käneohe, died Feb. 17, 2010. Born in Fort Angeles, Wash. Retired U.S. Navy captain. Survived by wife, Aiko; daughters, Janeil Crumpton, Patricia Lemp, Kathryn, and Judith Dodson; brother, Richard; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Private service at a later date. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

Bev Thramer, 46, of Honolulu, died Feb. 27, 2010. Born in Neligh, Neb. Bartender at Cabanas Pool Bar in Waikíkí. Survived by parents, J. Alex and Joyce Thramer; sisters, Linda Wingett, Vonnie Kresge, Carol Jackson and Teena Albert; brothers, Joe, Chuck and Pat. Family candlelight vigil service held. Service also to be held in Ewing, Neb.

James Akira Tsukiyama, 83, of Honolulu, died Feb. 12, 2010. Born in Waipahu. Retired self-employed taxi driver; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by brother, Hisashi; sister, Betty Tanaka. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Genevieve Vegas, aka Jan Semana and Jan Sedeno, 78, of Ewa Beach and Waimänalo, died Feb. 23, 2010. Born in Oakland, Calif. Cook at Diner's Waimalu and Jumbo's Waipahu. Survived by mother, Lydia; sons, Albert, James, Raymond, Norman and Andrew; daughter, Lisa Viernes; sister, Margo Dos Santos; brothers, Raymond, David and Jonathan; 18 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Saturday at Community of Christ, Waipahu; celebration of life service 6 p.m. No flowers.

David Viglione, 52, of Fort Myers, Fla., formerly of Maui, died Feb. 23, 2010. Born in Paterson, N.J. Associate of Jim Falks Valley Isle Motors for more than 20 years; active with Light Bringers Rescue Mission. Survived by mother, Vera Yonkers; father, Gene; sisters, Victoria Johnson, Valerie and Vanessa; fiancee, Victoria Crosby. Service and scattering of ashes to be announced. No flowers. Donations to Light Bringers, P.O. Box 513, Lahaina, HI 96767. Arrangements by Phil Kiser Funeral Home.

Olivia Gaco Villanueva, of Käneohe, died Jan. 29, 2010. Born on Kauai. Survived by son, Macario Miko; daughter, Madge; grandsons, Mike, Kaipo and Maka Villanueva, and Rayan Lasua; granddaughters, Kanoi and Ko Ole. Service April 24 in San Leandro, Calif.