Honolulu Advertiser &
January 1 - December 31, 1995
Justin Ikaika Bacalso , 16,
of Lahaina, Maui,
died Jan. 29, 1995. He was born in Kona.
Survived by parents John and Janet Bacalso;
grandparents Antone and Moana
L. Bacalso of Honolulu; Patsy and John Jones of California; Robbie
and David Skinner of California; great-grandparents Sally Moreno, Loren and
Joan Skinner of California; brother Shaun K.
Burial: Espiritu Estate, Napili. [Adv Feb. 1, 1995]
Weightman Bailey, 82, of Kaneohe, died Jan.
4, 1995. She was born in West Virginia and received her B.A.
and M.A. degrees from West Virginia University, where she was a member
of Pi Beta Phi and Mortar Board.
Survived by husband, Joseph K. Bailey;
[Adv Jan. 9. 1995]
Michael Lucio Bajingting, 93,
of Kahului, Maui,
died Feb. 3, 1995. He was born in Cebu, the Philippines. Survived by wife, Carlita;
sons, Francis of California, Michael of Waipahu and Anthony of Haiku, Maui;
daughters, Victoria Torres of Ewa Beach, Patsy Davis of Michigan and Mary Ann Perreira
of Washington state; brothrs, Gonsalo and Julian, both of the Philippines; sister Tuling
of the Philippines; 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Burial: Maui Memorial
Park. [Adv Feb. 7, 1995]
64, of Keopu Heights, Kona
died Dec. 31, 1994. He was born in Minneapolis, and was a retired
engineer with Lockheed Aircraft Missels and Space Equipment. Survived by wife, Sheri Lee Baker; mother
Lulu Baker of California; sons, Gerald, Thomas and Steven Baker, all of California; two
grandchildren. [Adv Jan.
“Uncle Bob” Baker Sr., 79, of Honokaa, formerly of Kailua-Kona,
died Jan. 23, 1995. He was born in Sedro Woolley, WA and was a professional
chef. He retired from Lockheed Corp. and
was a member of the American Legion Kona Post 20 and
the Kamakua Hawaiian Civic Club. He was also a veteran of World War II. Survived by sons, Robert L.
Jr. of Kona, James F. of Florida and Richard of Kona; daughters,
Edna Atkinson of Kona and Jacqueline Brackbill; brothers, Arthur F. Jr. of California and Charles H. of Oregon; 16 grandchildren and a
great-grandson. [Adv Jan.
E. Balangue of Waipahu died Dec.
in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali
Momi. Balangue, 78, was born in the Philippines.
She is survived by sons Jesus Maglaya_ Jr., and Samuel, Frank and Oral Balangue;
daughters Clarita Nuesca, Grace Singson
and Elizabeth Difunto rum; stepson Severino; brothers Mariano and
Tomas Estalilla; sisters Isabel Sabado,
Basilia Mauricio and Paz Duque;
30 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Burial: Sunset Memorial
Park. Casual-attire. [SB 03/01/1996]
Diana Kwai Hing Baldivino, 66, of Waipahu,
died Feb. 15, 1995 at Kaiser Foundation Hospital. She was born April 26, 1928 in Honolulu,
and was a member of Badoc Pinili
Aid Association, St. Joseph Church,
and Cosmopolitan Senior Citizens Club.
Survived by husband, Frank S.; sons,
Frank Jr. of Florida, Alfred Diwili and Jamie;
daughters, Mrs. Brian (Frances) Okamoto, Mrs. Raymond (Sylvia) Gaskin-Wong,
Mrs. James (Ella Mae) Brown of Georgia and Mrs. Ted (Hazel) Dalton; brothers,
William G.K., Donald G.M. and Steven G.T. Wong; sister, Hazel Haynes of CA; 14
grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Burial: Mililani Memorial
Park. [Adv Feb. 24, 1995]
Francisco Baldonado, 84, of Honolulu, died Jan.
at St. Francis Medical Center. He was
born April 4, 1910 in Badoc,
Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, and was a member of Badoc Pinili Aid Association. Survived by wife, Rosita B.; nephew, Pompey (Lydia) , Tamayo;
Burial: Valley of the Temples. [Adv Jan. 16,
Flora E. Balico, 80,
died Feb. 19, 1995.
She was born in Sarrat, Ilocos
Norte, the Philippines. Survived by husband, Francisco; son,
Santiago; daughters, Mrs. Pol (Naty) Evangello
of the Philippines, Maria Erice of the Philippines,
Mrs. Eustaquio (Lumin) Balino, Mrs. Romeo
(Elena) Ballan and Mrs. Benjamin (Angie) Dela Cruz of
the Philippines; brothers,
Lauriano, Pedro and Florencio
Eugenio, all of the Philippines; 23
grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Baldomero Esteban Ballesteros, 87,
of Kahuku, died Jan.
29, 1995. He was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He was a member of the Kahuku Village
Association. Survived by wife, Basilisa; daughters, Eleanor and Shirley. Burial: Valley of the Temples Memorial
Park. [Adv Feb. 2, 1995]
Juan V. Balmores, 83,
of Captain Cook, Kona, Hawaii, died Feb.
18, 1995. He was born in Basco, Batanes, the Philippines and
was a coffee farmer. Survived by wife, Felisa
A.; son, John, daughter, Virginia Barrett of Kauai;
four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. [Adv Feb. 20, 1995]
of Ewa Beach died Dec
in Ewa Beach. Bannister, 59, was born in Honolulu. She is survived by
husband Harlan E.; sons Harlan J. and Howard J.; daughters Lisa A., Lori A. and
Lynn Bannister, LiAnne Lee, Loreen
and Laurette Bentosino, and
Leslie Pagharion; brothers Hawaiiloa,
Henry and James Aho and Rudy and Pete Kealohi; sisters Sarah Roland, Hattie Liftee,
Martha Fernandez, Lily Aihara and Imi
Abulon; and 26 grandchildren. [SB 06/01/1996]
Conseta Delacerna Barclay, 68, of Makawao, Maui, died Jan.
12, 1995. She was born in Hilo. Survived by sons,
William H. Mousser Jr. of California, James M. and
Randy S. Mousser, both of Waianae; daughters, Diana
C. Tateno of Kaneohe, Patricia A. Davis of MA, Sandra M. Thomas of Haiku,
Jacqueline L. Jones, Laurie
A. Jones of Nanakuli; brother Harry Delacerna of Ewa Beach; sisters,
Lucy Sobrado of Maile,
Ginger Fullick of CA; 30 grandchildren; and 13
great-grandchildren [Adv Jan. 19, 1995]
Betty Lindstrom Bardue,
75, died Jan. 2,, 1995.
She was born Feb.
5, 1919 in Granger, Washington and studied art at the Univeristy of Washington.
Survived by son, John (Gail); grandchildren, Erick and Yvonne of Kailua;
brothers Ted and David; sister Jeanne Kniseley of Washington. [Adv Feb. 1, 1995]
Dorcas K. Barenaba,
63, of Laie, Oahu, died Jan. 29, 1995.
She was born in Ewa Beach.
Survived by husband Charles P. Barenaba Sr.; sons
Charles P. Jr., and Randy P.; daughters Leialoha C. Finai, Kaonoulu “Haji” Hanohano; 14 grandchildren;
father Peter M. Sequeira of Lahina;
Ka’iana and LeVan P. Keota Sequeira; sisters Ku’ulei B. Stender, Emmaline “Baby” Delatori and Feadora “Fea-B-Lei” Alcomindras. Burial: Laie Cemetery. [Adv Feb. 1, 1995]
Ruby I. Bartlett Barlow, 98, of Honolulu, died Jan. 11, 1995. She was born in Alabama and was a school
teacher for 25 years in Texas and California. Survived by daughter, Mrs. Elia (Betty) Long; son, Don; seven grandchildren; 16
great-grandchildren; brother, Stewart of California; sister, Jessie Carr of
Oregon. [Adv Jan.
Jaren I. Barnard, 3,
of Waianae, died Feb.
23, 1995. He was born in Honolulu. Survived by father, Johnnie II; mother, Wendy
P. Kanoho; brother, Tyson Kanoho;
Barnard; paternal grandparents,
Johnnie and Dutchlyn Barnard; maternal grandmother, Mrs. James (Elaine) Ouchi; maternal grandfather, Steven Kanoho.
Burial: Sunsent Memorial
Park. [Adv Feb. 28, 1995]
Diane Claire Barmore,
50, of Honolulu,
died Feb. 18, 1995. She was born in Manhattan, N.Y. and
was a retired bar tender. Survived by son, Andrew J. and daughter, Allison C. [Adv Feb. 24, 1995]
Benedict “Ben” B. Basioa, 38, of Lahaina died Jan. 5, 1995. He was born in Honolulu. Survived by daughter, Bonnie; brothers, Al
and Daniel of Kahului; sister, Charlene; mother,
Veronica Basioa; wife, Yuni
of New York. [Adv Jan.
“Mary” F. Batan, 64, of Wailuku, Maui, died Jan.
4, 1995. She was born in Wailuku. Survived by daughters, Ana Clothier of
Washington and Cynthia “Mahina” Martin of Kihei; sister, Josephine Carabbacan
of Kahului; brothers, Lawrence of Pukalani,
Rogelio Vicente, Rodolfo “Rudy” Vicente of the Philippines and Efren
Vicente of Honolulu; a granddaughter; four
grandsons. Burial: Maui Memorial Park Cemetery. [Adv Jan. 7,
Isabel Teves Battaglia,
86, of Scottsdale, AZ,
died Feb. 7, 1995.
She was born in Honolulu. Survived by sisters, Pat Willis of CA,
Lillian Miccio of Honolulu and
Harriette Ord of North
Carolina; eight grandchildren.
Burial: Scottsdale, AZ. [Adv Feb. 12, 1995]
Mamie Theresa Battles, 68, of Waianae, died Jan.
21, 1995. She was born in Honolulu, was a retired U.S.
Navy Exchange supervisor, and member of Waianae Valley Homestead Community
Association. Survived by sons, Glenn
Jacobs of California and Elgin E. Battles; daughters, Mrs. Lorna Hubler of California, Mrs. Elsa Glovor
of Washington state, Eunice Battles and Ella Jay Santiago; 12 grandchildren;
three great-grandchildren; brothers, George, Griff
and Alex Kane, and Charles and Billy Anderson; sisters, Lorna Tamburi, Dawn Pursley, Mabel Tolentino and Alfreida Keawe. [Adv Jan.
Perfecto “Pitong” Bayang, 88, of Kahului, Maui died Jan. 7,
1995. He was born in Laoag,
the Philippines.Survived by wife, Tasing;
nephews, Celestino, Pablo and Romy,
all of Waipahu; two sisters-in-law;
two brohers-in-law; and mother-in-law. Burial: Maui Memorial Park Cemetery. [Adv Jan.
of Honolulu, operations manager for
Liberty House in Ala Moana, died Dec. 23, 1995 in Honolulu. Beard, 49, was born in Cleveland. He is survived by parents Charles D. and Dolores M.; brother Dale D.; and daughter Michele L. Donations may
be made to Crohn's and Colitis Foundation or the Arthritis
Foundation. [SB 03/01/1996]
William Gleason Beard, 67, of Haiku, died Feb. 15, 1995. He was born in California and
was a division manager of Prudential Insurance Co. Survived by wife, Patricia; sons,
Ronald of Honolulu and David of Santa Barbara, CA; step-son Bruce Robertson of Oklahoma
step-daughter, Rebecca Sandi; sister, Patricia Bixby of Ventura, CA;
granddaughter. [Adv Feb. 17, 1995]
Simeona Sumaylo Beate aka “Sally”, 63,
died Feb. 2, 1995 at
her residence. She was born June 1,
1931 in Waipahu, Oahu. Survived by sons, Jose C. (Rosaline) Jr. and
John Russell (Sherri); daughters, Joanne and Mary (Justin) Miguel; father, Jose
Sumaylo; sisters, Juanita (Louise A.) Benjamin and
Beate; 7 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren;
brothers-in-law, Richard Abing, Anthony Abergas, Harry Shinsato and
Vicente Beate; sister-in-law, Mauricia
Beate (Anaceto) Pillos; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was a member of the Visayan
Hinabangay Club. Burial: Mililani Memorial
Park. [Adv Feb. 9, 1995]
P. Beaudet of Kealakehe,
Kona, administrative secretary of the Calvary Community Church and former employee of
the Kona Inn Hotel, died Friday
Jan. 5, 1996
at home. Beaudet, 51, was born in Kohala.
She is survived by husband Lynn E.; son Brandi K.; daughters Elena
M.A. Beaudet and Lynell K.
and' Michele A. Alapai; mother Eudora L.
Lincoln; brother Mitchell K. Lincoln; Patricia Ako,
Wynona Palmer and Odetta Shimotsu;
and six grandchildren. [SB 11/01/1996]
Ronaldo “Augie” F. Belaski, 71, of Honolulu,
died Feb. 13, 1995. He
was born in Kukaiau, Hawaii. Survived by brothers, Ernest and Joseph; sisters, Mary Gouveia
and Catherine Ronning
of CA. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial
Park. [Adv Feb. 20, 1995]
Rudy Domingo Bellio, 79, of Honolulu,
died Jan. 22, 1995. He was born in the Philippines. Survived by cousin, Jose Bellio;
goddauther, Barbara Leong. Burial: Valley of the Temples Memorial
Park. [Adv Feb. 2, 19950
Magdaleno “Jr” “Max” B. Bello Jr., 23, of Mililani, died Jan.
1, 1995. He was born Sep.
in Wahiawa and was a 1989 graduate
of Leilehua High School. He was also a member of Carpenter’s Union
#745. Survived by, father, Magdaleno Bello Sr.; mother,
Rosemary Shore of Florida; step-father, Dennis Shore; brother Leonard Bello; sisters, Maggie Kibota,
Mary Ann New of North Carolina, Ligaya Bello. [Adv Jan.
Angeline P. Benevides,
92, of Kahului, Maui,
died Feb. 4, 1995. She was born in Honolulu. Survived by son, Ernest of Honolulu;
daughters, Georgina Ornellas of Wailuku and Mildred Higashigushi
of Honolulu; 15
grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren;
and one great-great-grandchild; sister, Alice Perreira
of Honolulu. Burial: Maui Memorial
Park. [Adv Feb. 7, 1995]
Michael “Purple” E. Benjamin, 41, of Puunene,
died Feb. 7, 1995. He was born in Puunene
and was a
Buzz’s Wharf Restaurant kitchen helper. Survived by parents, Johnny and Balvena; sisters, Barbara of Kahului,
Carol Yuen of Honolulu, Melvena of Kahului, Chelsea of
Kihei and Antoinette of Lahaina;
brothers, John Jr. of Makawao and Jerry of Molokai. Burial: Maui Memorial
Park. [Adv Feb. 10, 1995]
Manuel “Sunny" Bennick of Hilo died Sept.
at home. Bennick, 64, was born in Hawaii. [SB 13/01/1996]
Adele Seabury Bennie, 81, of Honolulu, died Jan.
3, 1995. She was born in Honolulu. Survived by son, Donald O.
Fowler; and grandchildren, Nicolas S. and Noelle S. Fowler. Burial: Oahu Cemetery. [Adv Jan. 9. 1995]
Elijah Imilda Benoza,
infant son of Donald and Lynn Benoza, died Jan. 23, 1995 in Honolulu. Also survived by sisters, Nicole H. and Jamie
grandfather, Richard Benoza Sr.; maternal
grandparents, Howell Sr. and Lee K. Mahoe. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. [Adv Jan. 29, 1995]
Edith A. Benson, 93, of Kailua, Oahu,
died Feb. 11, 1995. She was born in MA. Survived by daughter, Mrs. Thomas
three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother, Edwin Nystrom of San Diego; and sister, June Warbrough
of CA. Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of
the Pacific, Punchbowl. [Adv Feb. 14, 1995]
a native of Honolulu, died recently. He moved to California in 1967 with his
family. Survived by wife of 30 years,
Rhoda A.; sisters, Darlene Lofnik and Dolores Taum; brother, Tony Tan; daughters, Audryne,
Danita, Sunny, Toni, Janelle and Teri; sons, Guy B. and Brian; daughters Misty and Deverie;
sons, Ian, Robert and Guy A.; many “Uka Pile” of
grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. [Adv Jan. 18,
John Edward “Holi” Bergin, 24,
of Waimea, Hawaii,
died Feb. 11, 1995. He
was born in Kealakekua-Kona and was a 1988 graduate
of Hawaii Preparatory Academy, a
1993 graduate of University of
was named offensive player of the year in 1987 for the Hawaii Preparatory Academy
football team. He was also co-captain for the team in 1988 and received the
Frank Lawrence Award for sportsmanship in HPA soccer. In addition he was the state champion calf
roper and team roper with the Hawaii High School Rodeo Association and was a
member of the Hawaii Rodeo Cowboys Association.
Survived by fiancée, Christy Reidel of
Oklahoma; parents, William C. “Billy” and Pat Bergin; sister, Erin Wallace of
CO; brothers, William N. “Bill” Bergin and Brady J.; grandmother, Maude N. Cockett; hanai sister, Kathleen Kaaua Schwartz of WA; hanai
brother, Chris Kaaua.
Leonard Beyma Jr., 57, of Kealakehe, Kona, died Feb. 14, 1995. He was born in Detroit, MI,
and was the former manager of the Pay’n Save Store in
Kailua-Kona. Survived by wife, Barbara; son, Stanley
L. III; daughters, Veivet Tobias of Kawaihae, Melody L.
of Oahu and Crystal Fukumitsu of Kahaluu
Mauka; mother, Cecilia of MI; brother, Ronald of
Germany; five grandchildren. [Adv Feb. 18, 1995]
Pauline Weiss Birtley, 89,
formerly of Aina Haina, died Feb. 25, 1995. She was born in MA, was past president of “We
The Women” and the
Oahu League of Republican Women and member and former deaconess of Central United Church. Survived by brother-in-law, Justin A. O’Neil;
and three sisters-in-law.
Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of
the Pacific, Punchbowl. [Adv Feb. 28, 1995]
Elsie Maxson Boatman, 93,
of Scottsdale, AZ,
formerly of Hawaii,
died Jan. 10, 1995. She was born in Iowa,
was a longtime University of
home economics professor, presently professor emeritus, and had served as
director of the university’s Food Service Department. Survived by friend, Ed Perkowski
Inurnment: Iowa. [Adv Feb. 8, 1995]
Annie Ana C.
Bolor, 52, of Lahina,
Maui, died Jan. 27, 1995. She was born in Puukolii,
Maui, and was a historian with
the Lahina Restoration Foundation. Survived by companion, Mariano Curimao; sons, Keith M. Conrad and Alvin; Kelly M. of
California, Rocky Keohuhu-Bolor of Texas; daughters,
Nita Kinimaka of Lahaina; brothers,
Benjamin, George and Julian Arcangel of Waihee; sisters, Florence Montero and Mary Panilinan of Honolulu, Angie Jones of Virginia; two
grandchildren. Burial: Maui Memorial
Park. [Adv Jan. 31, 1995]
Aimee Cadiz Bolosan, 10, of Honolulu, died Jan. 11,
1995. She was born in the Philippines and was a fourth grader
at Maemae Elementary School. Survived by parents, Glenn R. and Elizabeth T
Bolosan; brother, Ferdinand L.; sisters,
Joanne C. and Sherrie-Mae;
grandparents, Anita Bolosan
of the Philippines, and Benjamin and
Josefina Cadiz of California. Burial:
Valley of the Temples. [Adv Jan. 18, 1995]
Apolonio R. Bonilla of Kahului died Saturday, Dec 30, 1995 in Maui Memorial Hospital. Bonilla, 80, was born in
Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is sur vived
by wife Silvina; son Teodoro;
daughters Trinadad Vallente,
Vitacion Bonilla and Leonida Baya adopted son
Michael; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Burial: Valley Isle Memorial Park. [SB 04/01/1996]
Javer Leilani “Mama Luna” Kekaula Bowden, 69, of Panaewa, Hawaii, died Jan.
7, 1995. She was a member of the screen actor’s guild
and appeared on Hawaii 5-0 and Magnum PI
episodes. She was also a farmer and an
advocate for Hawaiian sovereignty.
Survived by husband, Shon C.; sons, Shon C. III of Hilo and Matthew of Kaneohe and Timothy of
Honolulu; daughters, Nalani Bernardo of Pahoa,
Rebecca Pascual, Lani Kekaulua of Kaneohe and Kanani
Harris of Oregon; 19 grandchildren; and
several great-grandchildren; brother Alexander Hill of Mountain View. [Adv Jan. 10,
Edward Blake Bragassa, 85, of Kailua,
died Feb. 23, 1995. He was born in New
Jersey and retired as an
electrical engineer with the federal government. Survived by wife Margaret; sons, Charles and Bruce; grandchildren and great-grandchildren. [Adv Feb. 25, 1995]
Arthur Paul Braun, 75, of Kapaa, Kauai, died Jan.
He was a retired
journeyman carpenter for the Hawaii Carpenters Union. Survived by wife, Bernice Braun; sons, Lloyd of Honolulu and Roger;
daughters, Mrs. Tony (Pamela) Garcia of the Big Island and Mrs. Patrick (Kathy)
Ishii of Lawai, Kauai; brother, Robert of Hanamaulu,
Kauai; sister, Mrs. Joe (Dora) Barth of
California; six grandchildren; three
great-grandchildren. Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens. [Adv Jan. 6,
Lynn Kahea Brazil,
infant daughter of Larry and Debra
Brazil, died Feb.
4, 1995. She was born in Honolulu. Survived also by sister,
Amanda Lee. [Adv Feb. 10, 1005]
Grace Kauluwehi Brede, 62, of Honolulu, died Jan.
5, 1995. She was born March
in Waimea, Kauai, and was a licensed
practical nurse at Island Nursing Home for over 20 years. Survived by son, Gailand;
sisters, Florence Aluag and Margaret
Sam Fong, both of Kauai and Frances DeCosta. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park. [Adv Jan. 10,
Charles Bates Brenaman, 51,
died Feb. 9, 1995. He retired as a first engineer with the
merchant marine and was the proprietor of the Hale Inu
Sports Bar. Survived by mother, Lois Brenaman;
sisters, Mrs.Ian (Eda) Kinnear of Spreckelsville, Maui and
Mrs. Michael (Jean)
Marsh of Seattle, WA.
Apolonia Gose Bristol,
85, of Honolulu,
died Feb. 14, 1995. She was born in Santa, Ilocos
Sur, the Philippines. Survived
by husband, Ignaciao B.; sons, Rodrigo, Faustino and
Peter; daughters, Clara Bernal, Jane Felipe; brothers, Pepito
and Bonifacio Gose; 14
grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Burial: Mililani Memorial
Park. [Adv Feb. 18, 1995]
Miriam Kailipolohiwa Britos, 80, of Kaneohe, died Jan.
in Kaneohe. She was born June 25, 1914 in Heeia, Hawaii, and was a member of the Kaneohe Citizens
Group and Door of Faith Church. Survived by children, Francis Palea, Peter (Janice) Britos,
Paul F.O. (Barbara) Britos, Mrs. Gary (Virginia) Tuckey,
John V.O., Edward J.O. (Karen) Britos, and Earl
V.O. (Tracy) Britos; 14 grandchildren; six
great-grandchildren. [Adv Jan 22, 1995]
Dean Brogden, 48, of Mililani Town, died Jan. 9, 1995. He was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and
was the vice-principal of Hale Kula Elementary School. Survived by wife, Kathleen F.; daughter, Michelle
A,; father, Harry B. [Adv Jan. 14, 1995]
John H. Brough, 49, of Honolulu, died Jan. 7, 1995. He was born in Danville, IL. Survived by
father, John C.; stepsister, Sandy Simpson; aunt, Ellen. [Adv Jan.
Thomas Stuart Brown, 50, of Honolulu,
died Jan. 25, 1995. He was born in Iowa
City, and was a state Legislature
researcher. Survived by partner, E. Karen Meahi;
mother, Mildred K.; brother, S. Gerry;
and sister, Toni of California. [Adv Jan. 31, 1995]
Thomas Buchanan, long time copy editor at the Advertiser, died Feb. 24, 1995 at the St. Francis
Medical Center from complications of a heart attack. He was 62.
Bucanan joined the Advertiser in 1959 from the
copydesk of the Dayton (Ohio)
Daily News. He was a graduate of the University of
Detroit. In Sep. 28, 1959, letter to George Chaplin, the
Advertiser’s then editor-in-chief, Buchanan said he had decided he was cut out
to be a newspaperman after trying other forms of mass media. Advertising and
pamphleteering were child’s play, he wrote and gave him a guilty
conscience. “It may sound corny but I
suppose I’ll always be in the newspapers as long as the back of my neck tingles
when I go into the press room,” he wrote.
Advertiser editor, Gerry Keir said, “the people who work at the copydesk of a newspaper are its
They have the job of writing headlines and being the last checkers for errors
in grammar and fact. Writiers usually
don’t give copy editors credit for the good they do.” “Tom functioned as the Advertiser’s
slot-man, the one who checked and
polished the work of the other copy
editors. It’s a high pressure job on deadline every night, but one he handled
for years with grace and ease.” “He had a love of language and a puckish wit
that helped lighten
the mood when pressure was
on. Tom Buchanan was one of the
best. We’ll all miss him.” Buchanan is survived by wife, Gerlinda Jockel; son, Mark of
and daughter Lisa, of
N.M. [Adv Feb. 25, 1995]
Virginia White Buchanan, 85, of Honolulu,
died Feb. 11, 1995. She was born in Bristol,
TN., and was a member of the Mea Hou Baptist Church. Survived by sons, Richard of Honolulu and William of Bristol, VA; seven grandchildren. [Adv Feb. 14, 1995]
Buckner of Kaneohe, a retired Federal
Aviation Administration safety agent, died Dec 31,
in Kaiser Foundation Hospital. Buckner, 79, was born in Michigan. He is survived by daughters Barbara Hoerbert and Robyn Bailey and brother Basil Buckner. [SB 08/01/1996]
Keith Barney Bullock, 44, of Honolulu,
died Feb. 15, 1995. He was born in New
York, and retired from the U.S. Marines with
21 years of service. Survived by wife, Marlene J.; son, Richard; mother, Rose;
brothers, Todd, Adam and Wallace Jr.; sisters, Sharon, Valerie, Faith, Lisa
and Denise. [Adv Feb. 18, 1995]
Burns, 63, of Waianae, died Jan. 31, 1995. She was born in Honolulu. Survived by husband, Henry F.; sons,
Walter Henry Jr.; daughters, Charlene E.
Tavares, Sharon Akana, Wanda Ellis and Frances Fish; brothrs,
Wilfred Kekaha, Donald Gerard, Julian Tavares and
Thomas Gerard; sisters, Leatrice Moon, Olga Humalon
and Shirley Desilva; 20 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren [Adv Feb. 7, 1995]
Soloman Farley Kukailani
Burns, 79, of Kailua, Oahu,
died Feb. 10, 1995.
He was born in Honolulu. Survived by sister, Leonora G. Clevenger; eight nieces; five
nephews; and a grandniece. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial
Park. [Adv Feb. 17, 1995]
Stancel G. Burns, 80,
died Feb. 4, 1995. He was born in Lowndes
Survived by wife, Cora;
daughters, Mrs. Anita B. Vance of Arizona,
Mrs. Juanita B. Booth of Nevada, Mrs. Liann B. Kondo of Aiea; brothers, Major Boyd and Robert G.,
both of Mississippi; sisters, Inez Neal of
Florida and Elizabeth Holcomb of Mississippi; five grandchildren; five
great-grandchildren. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial
Park. [Adv Feb. 10, 1995]
Anthony K. Burrows of Waianae died Dec. 23, 1995 at home.Burrows, 55, was born
in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Albert and
John R. Burrows, and George Frias; and sisters Norma
J. Goulette and Laura Gomm. [SB 03/01/1996]
William Arthur Busse, 65, of Kailua, died Jan.
He was born in Hatton, Sask. Canada. He
was a Lutheran minister
and physician in private practice in Kailua for many years. Survived by sons, David of Hilo and Jonathan; grandson,
Joshua; brothers, Norman, Donald and Marvin, all of Florida; sisters, Mrs. William
(Thelma) Johnson of Maryland; dear
friend, Margaret Platt. [Adv Jan 1995]
Bustamante, 82, of Kapaa, Kauai,
died Jan. 5, 1995. He was born in the
Philippines, and was a bartender with the hotel industry. Survived by wife, Mary; brothers-in-law,
Ralph, Albert and Rudy Luat. Burial: St. Catherine’s
Church Cemetery. [Adv Jan. 11, 1995]