Honolulu Advertiser & Star-Bulletin Obituaries

January 1 - December 31,  1996

 

 

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Ruth K. Uahinui, 81, of Honolulu died Tuesday Sep 24, 1996   in Queen's Hospital. She is survived by husband Joseph K.; son Richard T.; daughter Sylvia Y. Saiki; sister Katherine Kagehiro; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Service: 8 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.  [SB 26/09/1996]

 

Lorraine J. Uale, 50, of Kaneohe, an Outrigger Hotel telephone operator, died Wednesday June 19, 1996  in Castle Hospital. She is survived by husband William J.; son William J. Jr.; daughters Vennie Medeiros, and Willette, Michelle and Tessa Uale; mother Catherine Peresa; brothers Harold and Michael Ramaes; sister Josephine Mangrum; and seven grandchildren. Service: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow.    [SB 21 /06/1996]

 

Nicolas Ubongen Sr., 91, of Kapaa, Kauai, died Sunday Oct 6, 1996  in Wilcox Hospital. He is survived by wife Melba; sons Del, Dorrik and Nicolas Jr.; daughters Cresencia Campos, Emperatris Pimental, Jean Travaso, Sarah Ubongen and Laverne Feaster, 51 grandchildren and 56 great-grandchildren. Service: 7 p.m. Monday at St. Catherine's Catholic Church. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.     [SB 11/10/1996]

 

Roger M. Uchibori, 49, of Honolulu, owner/proprietor of Texeira Trucking Inc., died Sunday Nov 10, 1996   in Kahuku Hospital. He is survived by son Nolan K.M.; daughter Pomaikalani M.; father and stepmother Mitsuo Uchibori and Louise Craddick-Uchibori; brother Chris Y.; and sisters Rochelle Uchibori and Naomi Uchibori-Grossman. Service: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Burial: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.     [SB 15/11/1996]

 

Toki Uchida of Wahiawa, a Del Monte retiree, died April 28, 1996  in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Uchida, 76, was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Fusako; sons Ralph K. and Roland K.; daughters Patricia F. Uchida and Kathryn M. Tancayo; brother Barney “Megumi”; sisters Saburo Koizumi, Agnes Enomoto and Janet Enga; and five grandchildren. Private services.    [SB 03/05/1996]    [SB 03/05/1996]

 

Fumiko Uchima, 83, of Honolulu, died June 15, 1996  in Kuakini Hospital. She is survived by sons Stanley I. and Warren K.; brother Satoshi; sister Lydia S. Ranger; and four grandchildren. Private services.    [SB 05/07/1996]

 

Raymond H. Uchimura, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Ameron HC&D heavy equipment mechanic, died Friday June 21, 1996  in Queen's Hospital. He is survived by wife Kay K.; sons Neal K. and Lane K.; brother Richard Y.; and sisters Natsue Fuke, Edna S. Corbaley, Eva U. Sato, Thelma I. Ikeda and Amy K. Shiraishi. Memorial service: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.   [SB 26 /06/1996]

 

Tokuji Uchiyama, 76, of Waipahu, a retired Oahu Sugar Co. employee, died Sept. 29, 1996  in Waipahu. He is survived by brother Komahei; sisters Kii Morimoto, Ritsu Uchiyama and Betty Masuda. Private service.    [SB 07/10/1996]

 

Epifania B. “PaniangUcol of Honolulu died April 5, 1996  at home. Ucol, 90, born in the Philippines, is survived by sons Francisco B., Maximino B., Emmanuel B. and Andres B.; daughters Connie B. Ucol and Concepcion Madamba; sisters Isabel Hermano and Filomena Ramos; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Service: 7 p.m. May 3 at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 8:30 a.m. May 4 at St. John the Baptist Church in Kalihi. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.   [SB 02/05/1996]

 

Mary A. Udo of Honolulu died April 20, 1996  in Hale Pulama Mau. Udo, 93, was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Wallace; daughter Jane U. Parker; brothers Raymond and Charles Uchimura; sister Michiko Asai; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services.   [SB 02/05/1996]

 

Mitsue Ueda, 89, of Kealakekua-Kona, Hawaii, a retired coffee farmer, died Friday Aug 23, 1996  in Hilo Hospital. She is survived by son Edwin; daughter Dorothy Matsui; brothers Wilfred and Harold Hayashida; sister Tsuruko Okihara; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Service over her ashes: 5 p.m. Friday at Kona Hongwanji Mission. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.    [SB 27/08/1996]

 

Chutaro Uehara, 77, of Honolulu, a retired electronic technician for Lockheed Missiles and Space, died Sept. 2, 1996  in St. Francis Hospice. He is survived by wife Florence H.; sons Ronald C. and Dean S.; daughters Colleen M. Hanakawa, Patricia S. Iida and Diane S. Uehara; brother George; sisters Betty Kakazu and Asae and Chiyoko Uehara; and three grandchildren. Private services held.   [SB 10/09/1996]

 

Hazel Chieko Uehara , age 75, of Honolulu, passed away  Feb. 4, 1998 at the Kuakini Medical Center.  She was born Sep. 17, 1920 in Papaaloa, Hawaii.  She is survived by husband Kenneth K. Uehara; sons Kenneth K.  (Marie) Jr. of L.A., Steven R. (Janis)  of L.A.,  daughters  Mrs. Benson (Lorraine S.) Araki,  Mrs. Wayne ( Patricia  T.) Nakama; son-in-law Hiram Say; 18 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; brother Minoru Miyashiro of  Las Vegas;  sisters Kiyoko Kiga of Okinawa, Dorothy Uehara of Las Vegas; brother-in-law Terumi “Terry”  Shoda of Las Vegas; She was a retired owner of the Nuuanu YMCA Cafeteria and a member of Nago Cho Jin Kai and Oroku Aza Jin Kai.  [SB 07/02/1996]

 

Jean A. Uehara of Aiea, a re tired seamstress for Sun Fashion, died Jan. 8 in Kuakini Hospital. Uehdra, 68, was born in Kobe City, Japan. She is survived by husband George; son Miles T.; daughter Evelyn R. Kawahara; sister Kazuko Bishop; and three grandchildren.   [SB 16/01/1996]

 

May U.Uehara of Honolulu,  a retired masseuse, died last Thursday, Feb. 1, 1996 in Hale Malamlama.  Uehara, 91, was born in Okinawa.  She is survived by sons Henry H. and George K.; daughters Jennie K. Yahuso and Nancy K. Taiaro; and severeal grandchildren; and  great-grandchildren.  Inurnment: Hawaiian Memorial  Park.  [SB 08/02/1996]

 

Annie I. Ueoka of Connecticut, formerly of Lahaina, died March 25, 1996  at home. Ueoka, 67, as born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Glenn and Wayne Morishige; mother Florence Hasegawa; brother Robert Matsushita; sister Pat Masumoto; and two grandchildren. Memorial service: 3 p.m. April 13 at Lahaina United Methodist Church. Casual attire. No flowers.   [SB 04/04/1996]

 

Robert S. Ueoka, 85, of Aiea, a retired construction superintendent, died Saturday  Dec 7, 1996 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Born in Hanapepe, Kauai, he is survived by wife Elaine F.; son Roy; daughters Carolyn K. and Esther K. Ueoka, and Judy Hong; sister Namiko Matsuura; and eight grandchildren. Memorial service: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers. [SB 10/12/1996]

 

Cahren K. Uesaka, infant daughter of Kozo and Rose L. Young-Uesaka, died Thursday Oct 31, 1996  in Castle Hospital. Cahren was born on May 5, 1995. She is also survived by grandparents Shizuko Uesaka and Sharon Young; and great-grandparents Harold and Ruth Young, and Mildred Lau. Service: 6 p.m. tomorrow at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.    [SB 06/11/1996]

 

Thomas K. Uesugi, 58, of Wahiawa died Tuesday July 23, 1996  in St. Francis Hospital. He is survived by wife Linda R.; son Darin K.; daughters Shawn E. Nakamoto and Keri A. Uesugi; brothers Dan, Lawrence and Stanley; sister Ellen Jinbo; and two grandchildren. Memorial service: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Private inurnment. Casual attire.     [SB 26/07/1996]

 

FualaauFlaUfiufi of Aiea, died Jan. 18, 1996 in Leeward Nursing Home.  Ufiufi, 60, was born in American Samoa.  She is survived by sons  Kaupoe Kaupoe Jr.;  Faaaoga Jessop and Moronai Ufiufi; daughter Susan Tia;  brothers Palati Valaile, Senetenari Fai and Papalii  Motu; sisters  Aloitafuna Faatoafe and Leleiga Sataraka; 15 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park.  [SB 30/01/1996]

 

Mathew “Hawaiian” Uhalu of Aiea, who was an employee of C. Brewer Co. for 50 years, died Jan1, 1996 in Castle Hospital. Uhalu, 80, was born in Honolulu.  He coached in the “Doc Buyers Flyers” softball team and served as a reserve police officer  for the Honolulu Police Department (Pearl City Station).  He is survived by nephews  John Kellett and Raymond Decoito; nieces Harriet Kellett, Georgietta D’Amico, Frances Delp and Marian Aldinger; hanai nephew  Junius Lane; and hanai nieces Lona Urbshot, June Tokuhara and Cara and Moana Lane.   [SB 09/01/1996]

 

Maumausolo Uiagalelei, 82, of Waipahu, died Sunday Nov 24, 1996  in Kaiser Hospital. Born in American Samoa, he is survived by wife Lafo M.; daughters Siatuloi Chapman and Faauma Vito; sons Dr. Lealofi Uiagalelei, Toiva Uiagalelei, Aloalo Maumausolo, Paulo Uiagalelei and David Maumausolo; 23 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Mass: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and after 8 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. [SB 30/11/1996]

 

Laurita D. Ujano, 74, of Hilo died Saturday June 1, 1996 in the Life Care Center of Hilo. She is survived by husband Miguel D.; son Orlando; daughters Vicky Calica, Cres Limbago, Veronica Domingo and Judy Yoshida; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Wake: 7 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. All-night vigil begins at 9 p.m. at the family home. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.     [SB 07/06/1996]

 

Harumi Ujimori, 78, of Honolulu died May 21, 1966    in Straub Hospital. She is survived by sons Stanley T., Leroy K. and Warren S.; daughter Karen N. Nii; sister Tatsuko Honjo; and eight grandchildren. Memorial service: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.  [SB 31/05/1996]

 

Daniel S. Ukishima of Kaneohe died Monday May 27, 1996 in Castle Hospital. Ukishima, 51, was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Joan; son Matt; daughter Allyson; moth er Eleanor; and sister Arlene Sullivan. Memorial service: 6 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers. [SB 29/05/1996]

 

Yeiichi Ukita of Aiea, a retired auto mechanic, died May 1, 1996  at home. Ukita, 81, was born in Aiea. He is survived by wife Suyeno “Myrtle”; sons Daniel S. and Arthur S.; daughter Marion F. Gima; and two grandchildren.

Private services. Scott L. Van de Walker of Kailua, a geological driller, died May 2 in Kailua. Van de Walker, 34, was born in California. He is survived by mother and stepfather Ellen and Floyd L. Quinton; brother Jon C.; stepsister Pamela Marble; and grandmother Violet Marcellin. Private services.    [SB 08/05/1996]

 

Nicolas Ubongen Sr., 91, of Kapaa, Kauai, died Sunday Oct 6, 1996  in Wilcox Hospital. He is survived by wife Melba; sons Del, Dorrik and Nicolas Jr.; daughters Cresencia Campos, Emperatris Pimental, Jean Travaso, Sarah Ubongen and Laverne Feaster, 51 grandchildren and 56 great-grandchildren. Service: 7 p.m. Monday at St. Catherine's Catholic Church. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.     [SB 11/10/1996]

 

Takeyo Uesugi, 86, of Honolulu died Dec. 16, 1996  in Oahu Care Facility. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. Survived by sons Norman T., Roy Y. and Wayne F.; daughters Ruby F. Mizubayashi, Nancy F. Johiro, Jane E. Morreira and Mae K. Imose; sister Kiyono Izutsu; 11 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. Private services.   [SB 26/12/1996]

 

Eufrosina R. Ular of Honolulu died Jan. 6, 1996 in Kuakini Hospital. Ular, 80, was born in Tarlac, the Philippines.  She is survived by husband Aquilino; daughters Esperanza and Irene Lagmay;  Glenda Galano, Cleofe Alupay and Charrie Carino; 18 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.   [SB 19/01/1996]

 

Emerciana Ulep, 100, of Kapaa, Kauai, died July 29, 1996  in Wilcox Hospita. She is survived by brother Lorenzo Gapuz. Service: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the Kapaa Seventh Day Adventist Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Lihue Public Cemetery. Casual attire.    [SB 06/08/1996]

 

Ignacio Ulep of Honolulu, died  Jan. 29, 1996 at home.  Ulep, 53, was born in  Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines.  He is survived by wife  Lourdes B.; daughters  Mary Jean Arao and Sheree Ann Dacuycuy; son Ignacio Jr.; mother Rizalina;  brothers Juanito and Severo; sisters Vilfida and Marina Ulep;  and Nestora Yagin;  and five grandchildren.  Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.  [SB 08/02/1996]

 

Mary Ellen K. Ulii, 56, of Hauula, a state parent community networking coordinator facilitator at Hauula Elementary School, died Aug. 2, 1996  in Castle Hospital. She is survived by husband Joseph K.; sons John K., Terrance, Troy and Joseph "Chuckie"; daughters Jody M. Suyat, Paula U. Wallace, Lavilynn Hookano-Andrews and Shantee Kalulu; mother Lucy Pacheco; sisters Joyce Pacheco-Okinaka and Shirley Medeiros; brothers Sandy and Gerald Pacheco, Alexander Raymond and Earl Halemanu; and 17 grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary, call after 6 p.m.; and 10 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary, call after 8:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.      [SB 14/08/1996]

 

Richard "Pete" Ulrich, 61, of Las Vegas, formerly of Hawaii, died Aug. 11, 1996  . Ulrich, a U.S. Army veteran who served during the Korean War, is survived by wife Eleanor; daughter Wendi; mother Evelyn; and sisters Virginia Berger and Linda Ulrich. Graveside services held.     [SB 24/09/1996]

 

Kenji Umeda, 87, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired commercial fisherman, died Tuesday Nov 26, 1996  in Hilo Hospital. Born in Kau, Hawaii, he is survived by son David; and daughter Karen. Service: 4 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.     [SB 28/11/1996]

 

Paul M. Umetsu, 73, of Kailua, a city Health Department retiree, died Oct. 8, 1996  in St. Francis Hospice. He is survived by wife Jennie; son Vernon M.; stepsons Robert M. and Michael Makiyama; brother Thomas; sisters Takiye Kiyono, Umeyo Watanabe, Michie Tamane, Dorothy Hatanaka and Ruth Nakao; and several grandchildren. Private services.    [SB 24/10/1996]

 

Afatia P. Umu of Honolulu died March 19, 1996  in Honolulu. Umu, 60, was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Siutulia; son Afatia Afatia; daughters Elisapeta Manu, Asenati Vaega, Maria Leatigaga, Liai Letioa and Lisa T. Umu; seven sisters; four brothers; and 10 grandchildren. Wake: 6 p.m. April 5 at Moanalua Congregational Christian Church, 602 Turner Ave. Call after 5:30 p.m. Service: 9:30 a.m. April 6 at the church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park.   [SB 04/04/1996]

 

Rev. Sione U. Umufuke of Laie, reverend of Point House Assembly of God Church, died May 4 in St. Francis Hospital. Umufuke, 60, was born in Kolofo‘ou, Tonga. He is survived by sons Akuila, David, Mataka, Filimone and Samiuela; daughters Lia Sina and Heta High; sisters Lia Pale and Loiloi Ha’angana; and 31 grandchildren. Wake: 6 p.m. May 17 at Samoan Tongan Assembly of God Church, 1420 Palama St. Call after 5:30 p.m. Service: 10:30 a.m. May 18 at the church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual or aloha attire.     [SB 15/05/1996]

 

Taufa L. Umufuke of Laie died Jan. 10, 1996 in Queen’s Hospital.  Umufuke, 66, was born in Nukualofa, Kolomotua, Tonga.  She is survived by husband Sione U.; sons Akuila, David, Mataka, Filimone and Samiuela; daughters Lai Sina and Heather High; mother Siu Holani; brothers David, Sione, Ita, Alo, Koli and Clyde Holani; sister Salote Finau; and 30 grandchildren. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.  [SB 20/01/1996]

 

Ignacio U. Unciano of Waipahu died May 14, 1966    in Queen’s Hospital.

Unciano, 83, was born in Magsingal, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Dominga L.; sons Herbert, Richard, Edward, Anthony and Benjamin; daughters Floretta Galera, Carmen Batumbacal, Shirley Meszaro, Debra J. Unciano and Shiselda Walter; sisters Clementia Ublias, and Antonia and Honoria Unciano; 18 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Service: 7 p.m. today at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. [SB 29/05/1996]

 

Wo "Henry" Ung, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Kahala Star Market butcher and Jolly Roger Drive-In retiree, died Thursday Sep 5, 1996  in the Nuuanu Lani Care Home. He is survived by daughters Gertrude and Laura; son Henry; and sisters Annie Ung, Grace and Clara Chun, and Mabel Huddy. Taoist service: noon to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.   [SB 10/09/1996]

 

Kay I. Unger, 57, of Honolulu, a retired registered nurse for Kaiser Hospital, died Wednesday Dec 4, 1996 in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Wisconsin, she is survived by son Bradford; mother Esther Schwark; brother Dean Schwark; sisters Gail Gneiser, June Thiem and Ruby Stanke; and a grandson. Memorial service: 10 a.m. Saturday at Calvary Chapel, 1190 Nuuanu Ave. Casual/aloha attire. No flowers.  [SB 10/12/1996]

 

Antonia F. Ungos, 73, of Wahiawa died June 17, 1996   in Wahiawa General Hospital. She is survived by husband Simeon T.; sons Simeon Jr., Florentino and Gabriel; daughters Rosario Soroten, Maria Penuliar, Gloria Habon and Yolanda Brotarlo; sister Lourdes Visperas; brothers Bernabe and Augusto Fernandez; 31 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 1403 California Ave. Call after 6 p.m. Service: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.    [SB 10/07/1996]

 

Robert S. Uno, 75, of Pearl City, a retired construction project superintendent, died Sept. 27, 1996  in Queen's Hospital. Survived by son Curtis K.; daughters Karen M. Kondo and Patrice M. Miyashiro; brother Richard; sisters Ethel Yamada and Betsy Kochi; 4 grandchildren. Private service.

 

Molly K. Unruh, 72, of Raleigh, N.C., native of Honolulu, died Saturday Dec 7, 1996 in Raleigh. She is survived by son Myron R. “Mike”; daughters Barbara L. Aylesworth and Ethel Ann Stevens; brothers Thomas S., Robert S. and David I. Higa; sisters Haruko Tamashiro, Grace Y. Teruya and Sue Jones; and four grandchildren. Memorial service: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. Monday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.    [SB 12/12/1996]

 

George M. Uramoto, 69, of Honolulu, a retired Edward Enterprise printer, died June 29, 1996  in Straub Hospital. He is survived by brothers Edward T. Tomikoshi, and Henry K., Andrew Y., Robert H. and Paul A. Uramoto; and sisters Alice N. Murashige, Margaret M. Nishihara and Lily Y. Kaneshiro. Private services.    [SB 09/07/1996]

 

Yoshiko Uratani, 78, of Halalau, Hawaii, died Wednesday Sep 11, 1996  in Hilo Hospital. She is survived by sons Rupert and Ronald; daughters Margaret Fournier, and Ella and Helen Uratani; sister Shizuko Urata; 4 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Service: 3 p.m. tomorrow at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.  [SB 17/09/1996]

 

Wallace K. Ushijima, 84, of Wahiawa died Oct. 30, 1996   in Wahiawa General Hospital. He is survived by wife June Y.; sons Clive K. and Wesley M.; daughter Susan S. Fujii; brother Howard K.; sisters Ethel S. Hironaka, Merle K. Ragasa, Kimiyo Koyamatsu and Shizue Tan; and two grandchildren. Memorial service: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Inurnment at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers.      [SB 13/11/1996]

 

Sadaji Ushiro of Wailuku died April 23, 1996  in Maui Memorial Hospital. Ushiro, 80, was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Nancy; son Leslie; daughters Sharon and Alyce; brothers Katsumi, Kiyoshi, Shigeo and Keiji; sisters Misayo Murata and Setsuyo Munemitsu; and two grandchildren. Service over ashes: 5:30 p.m. April 26 at Wailuku Hongwanji Mission. Casual attire.     [SB 25/04/1996]

 

Visitacion G. Usita of Honolulu, owner of Oahu Keikis, died April 11, 1996  in Kaiser Hospital. Usita, 51, born in the Philippines, is survived by mother Celedonia G.; brother Benjamin G.; and sisters Lerma U. Dela Cruz, Feliciana G. Usita and Milagros U. Viloria. Services: 6:30 p.m. May 3 at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary, call after 6 p.m.; and 9:30 a.m. May 4, call after 9 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.   [SB 02/05/1996]

 

Vavao F. Uso of Kapolei, a retired Fort Shafter plumber, died May 20, 1966    in Kaiser Hospital. Uso, 60, was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Faiga; son Vavao F. Jr.; daughters Danna F. Kula, and Josephine and Debbie E. Uso; five brothers; four sisters; and two grandchildren. Service: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Vai Ole Ola Congregational Church, 38 Kaneohe Bay Drive. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. [SB 29/05/1996]

 

William M. "Bill" Usui, 85, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a retired tax preparer and collector, died Monday June 24, 1996  in Kona Community Hospital. He is survived by wife Mitsuyo; sons Russell and Sidney; daughter Velma; brothers Joe and Paul; sister Miriam Mita; and three grandchildren. Service: 2 p.m. Saturday at Central Kona Union Church. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.   [SB 27 /06/1996]

 

Moses S. Utsumi of Honolulu died April 14, 1996  in Kuakini Hospital. Utsumi, 75, was born in Lihue, Kauai. He is survived by wife Rosemary T.; son Deems S.; daughter Darly S.; brother Paul; sister Mary Kashiwamura, Lily Shawn and Bette. Private service.    [SB 29/04/1996]

 

Hideo Uwaine, 82, of Mililani died Monday Dec. 30. 1996 in Nuuanu Hale. Born in Hawaii, he is survived by son Clifford T.; daughters Stella N. Matsumoto and Karen Uwaine; brothers John and Walter; sisters Kishie Fujioka and Yoshiko Uwaine; and four grandchildren. Memorial service: 1 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.   [SB 03/01/1997]

 

George K. Uwekoolani, also known as George K. Lum Ho, of Pearl City died Sunday May 19, 1996 in the Pearl City Nursing Home. Uwekoolani, 91, was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by sons George K. Jr., Harry K. and Curtis H.; daughters Mildred Finch, Leona Guillermo, Jeannette Speelman and Geraldine Uwekoolani; 12 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary, call after 6 p.m.; and noon Friday at Borthwick/Norman’s on Maui, call after 10 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.   [SB 21/05/1996]

 

Masayuki  Fish” Uwono of Hilo, a retired insurance salesman for Sun Life of Canada and proprietor  for the former Hilo Radio Shop, died Saturday, Jan. 27, 1996 at home.  Uwono, 82, was born in Onomea, Hawaii.  He is survived by wife Shizuyo;  sons Roy and George; daughters Amy Nakamura, Jane Muramoto and Diane Nakano; brother Richard T.; 13 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

 

Edward M. Uyehara, 68, of Mililani, a retired Singer Sewing Co. sewing machine repairman, died June 27, 1996  at home. He is survived by sons Joji Seta and Alan H. Uyehara; brothers Gilbert, Harry and Ernest; sisters Ethel Horikawa, Gladys Okunaga, Clara Oshiro, Nora Toyama and Bertha Nishina; and four grandchildren. Private services.      [SB 17/07/1996]

 

Joe Y. Uyeno, 82, of Hanapepe, Kauai, retired proprietor of K. Yoshiura Store, died Monday Dec 9, 1996 in Kauai Veterans Hospital. Born in Makaweli, Kauai, he is survived by son Keith; daughter Amy Kim; sister Mamo Silva; and two grandchildren. Service: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hanapepe United Church of Christ. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.    [SB 12/12/1996]

 

Kameyo Uehara, 98, of Honolulu died Saturday July 20, 1996  at home. She is survived by sons John T., Jerry K. and Raymond H.; daughters Claudia C. Shigeta and Ruby H. Imada; brother Kenshin Teruya; 17 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Memorial service: 6 p.m. tomorrow at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers.    [SB 25/07/1996]

 

Primo C. Unabia, 87, of Kihei, died Wednesday Dec 11, 1996  in Hale Makua. Born in Cebu, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Helen T.; sons Gregory J., F. Gerald, Patrick L., Armand J. and Myles B.; daughters Bertha

Verkerke, Regina Probst and Lori Nagaoka; brother Armando; and nine grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Theresa’s Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Aloha attire.    [SB 14/12/1996]

 

Selesitina Utuutuvanu, 86, of Hauula died July 14, 1996  at home. She is survived by brother Aukuso Launiuvao; sons Liuvaa and Filipo Utuutuvanu, and Mulivai Mulivai; daughters Aimeamiti Tanoai, Matalena Alufua and Meleke Vailu'u; 35 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Service: 7:30 p.m. Sunday at St. John the Baptist Church, 2324 Omilo Lane. Call after 6:30 p.m. Mass: 9 a.m. Monday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.    [SB 25/07/1996]

 

Dick I. Uyeda, 83, of Honolulu, a retired contractor, died Sunday Oct 13, 1996  in Kuakini Hospital. He is survived by wife Edna I.; son Norman H.; daughter Fay T.; brother Tom; and three grandchildren. Memorial service over ashes: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.      [SB 15/10/1996]

 

Richard S. Uyehara of Honolulu, a retired embalmer for Mililani Park and Mortuary, died May 12, 1966  in Kuakini Hospital. Uyehara, 66, was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Fanny K.; son Rick A.; daughter Traci C. Yoshii; brother Henry Y.; and sisters Tsuyuko Yatabe, Clara Kanno, Hanami Takekawa, Mildred Higa, Dorothy Riley, Mabel Fujimoto and Gladys Mishima. Memorial service: 6 p.m. May 18 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Casual attire. [SB 16/05/1996]

 

Kama Uyema, age 91, of Waimanalo, passed away on Monday, January 15, 1996 at St. Francis Hospice. She was born Feb. 6, 1904 in Chatan, Okinawa, Japan.  She is survived by sons Aaron Yoshinobu (Terri Haruko) Uyema, George Masatoshi (Aileen Aiko) Uyema; daughters Mrs. Herman Tokumei (Kiyoko) Uyema and Mrs. Fujio (Irene Shizuko) Oshiro; 12 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren.  She was a member of the McCully Hongwanji, Chatan Son Jin Kai and Kailua Waimanalo Senior Citizens Club.    [SB 18/01/1996]

 

Matsuko Uyeno of Honolulu died April 7, 1996  in St. Francis Hospital. Uyeno, 87, was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Vera Chao, June Ishikawa, and Katherine, Nancy and Deanna Uyeno; brother Moritoshi Ueno; sister Mildred Ikeda; two grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and a great-great-grandchild. Service: 4 p.m. April 14 at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.    [SB 11/04/1996]

 

Violet S. Uyesato of Kaneohe, a former State Department of Education dental hygienist and co-owner of Kaneohe Auto Supply, died Jan. 11, 1996 in Straub Hospital. Uyesato, 69, was born in Honolulu.  She is survived by husband Hikokaru; daughters Lisa H. and Carole M. Uyesato, and Susan M.U. Grima; mother Miyako Fujikawa; brother Norman Fujikawa; and sisters Bernice Tsusumi and Hazel Higashi.  [SB 20/01/1996]