Honolulu Advertiser & Star Bulletin Obituaries

January 1 – December 31, 1997

 

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Chansen K. Iaea-Lyman, infant son of Shandi “Pohai” Iaea and Charlton Lyman, died Sunday Nov 2, 1997. He is also survived by grandparents Wendell and Ernette Iaea, and Robert and Cyndi Lyman; great-grandparents Fred Amina, Huddy Iaea, Irene Herring, Robert Pavao, Gladys Lyman, and Joseph and Mabel Lujan; and great-great-grandparents Genoa Keawe, Leslie and Alma Chang, and Eva K. Higa. Services: noon Tuesday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Auwaiolimu ward. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Pauoa Cemetery.  Casual attire.     [SB 07/11/1997]

 

Edna I. Iaela, 85, of Honolulu died last Tuesday Apr 15, 1997 in Honolulu Convalescent Center. Born in Kula, Maui, she is survived by husband Raymond H.; daughter Tiare Kauhi; brothers Akong and Richard Ing; and four grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call 8-11:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.  [SB 22/04/1997]

 

Ruperta C. “Etang” Ibanez,96, of Wahiawa died Dec. 8, 1997 in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in the Philippines, she is survived by son Fordentio Dongog; daughters Clarita Pimentel, Linda Ilagan and Millie Encarnado; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary.  Call from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.     [SB 17/12/1997]

 

Haruko Ibara, 79, of Kahului, died Tuesday Dec 23, 1997 at Queen’s Hospital. She was born in Sprecklesville, Maui. She was a member of the Mantokuji Soto Mission. Survived by son James; daughters Patricia Kaneko and Lucille Shimabukuro, eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Service: 4 p.m.  Sunday at Mantokuji Soto Mission. No flowers. Casual attire.        [SB 26/12/2997]

 

Sharon M. Ibara, 48, of Honolulu died Monday Jun 9, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital.  Born in Honolulu, she is survived by parents Gilbert Y. and Helen T.; brothers Kenneth Y., Edward H. and Patrick N.; and sister Sandra Abe.  Private services.       [SB 11/06/1997]

 

Betty T. Ibaraki, 80, of Palolo died Thursday Apr 24, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Waipahu, she is survived by sons Kenneth K. and Casey F.; daughters Dorothy C. Asato and Katie Y. Ibaraki; brother Jack T. Hishinuma; sister Ruth N. Maki; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 4 p.m.  Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary.    [SB 30/04/1997]

 

Toshiye Ibaraki,72, of Honolulu, died Aug. 10, 1997  at St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. Survived by husband Charles Atsushi; daughters Charlyn S. Smith, Kathlyn S. Ibaraki and Carolyn F. Tanaka; sisters Nancy Sakata, Connie Mattos, Joyce Ouchi and Jean Johnson; a granddaughter.  Services were private.  [SB 18/08/1997]

 

Andy M. Ichiki, 65, of Honolulu, a lawyer, died Monday Oct 27, 1997 in Straub Hospital. He was a senior partner with Carlsmith Ball Wichman Case and Ichiki. He was a trustee of Punahou School and Japan-America Society of Hawaii, a commissioner with the state Foundation on Culture and the Arts and director of Friends of the William S. Richardson Law School at University of Hawaii, Boys and Girls Clubs of Honolulu and Waianae, American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii and Bishop Museum. He was also chairman of the board of trustees for the Foundation for Study in Hawaii and Abroad, Pan Pacific Program and past president of Harvard Club of Hawaii and the Punahou Alumni Association. Born in Puunene, Maui, he is survived by wife Hee Ya; son Paul Cho; daughter Rachelle; and sister Ruth Taniguchi. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Harris United Methodist Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Private burial.   [SB 30/10/1997]

 

Sumiko “Sue” Ichimura, 73, of Honolulu, a retired bookkeeper for Hawaiian Heritage Books Inc., died Monday Apr 28, 1997 in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by brother Yoshio Ichimura; and sisters Masako Yoshioka and Yaeko Nonaka. Memorial services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.   [01/05/1997]

 

Sadami Ichinotsubo, 84, of Pearl City, a retired private housekeeper, died last Monday Jan 20, 1997 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. She was born in Honohina, Hawaii. Survived by sons Richard, Edward and Wallace; daughter Dorothy Kamikawa; sister Tsuruko Okamoto; 9 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Private services.     [SB 27/01/1997]

 

Hideo Idehara, 59, of Honolulu, president of John H. Payne Inc., died May 27, 1997 in Surabaya, Indonesia. Born in Hilo, he is survived by mother Misao; sister Joan Aluag; brothers George, Henry, Kenneth and Russell. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Aloha attire. No flowers.     [SB 18/06/1997]

 

Jimmy S. Idemoto, 59, of Kapahulu, an auto mechanic, died Sunday Nov 30, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by brothers Peter, Richard, Toshio, Robert and Allen; and sisters Jane Miyaguchi, Sally Waki, Nancy Dela Cruz, Molly Barton and Diana Tanaka. Private services.       [SB 05/12/1997

 

Eva M. Ideta, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Casuals seamstress, died last Monday Jan 27, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by son Melvyn H.; daughter Barbara K.; sister Sueko Torigoe, and two grandchildren. Memorial service: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.

 

Charles M. Igarashi, 82, of Waialua, a 442nd Infantry Regimental Combat Team Copmany K, veteran, died Jan. 28, 1997 at home. Born in Waialua, he is survived by wife Kimiyo; daughter Shirley K.; brother Haruo; and sisters Mitsue Suzuki and Alice Masatsugu. Private services.

 

Tometaro Igarashi, 92, of Honolulu, a retired cook for Alakea Grill, died Tuesday Dec 2, 1997 at home. Born in Niigata, Japan, he is survived by wife Mae Shizue; sons Lawrence S. and Thomas H. “Tommy” “Bozo”; daughters Evelyn S.  Tsukamoto, Sharon A. Pepple and Shirley T. Tsumoto; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 8 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.      [SB 05/12/1997]

 

Agnes Igarta, 87, of Wailuku died Thursday Mar 6, 1997 in Kihei. Born in Kula, she is survived by sons Bernard, Orlando, Clemenceau, Duke and Buddy; daughters Hazel Chung, Mary Antioquia, Lillian Torrecer and Lucille Olaguer; 32 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary-Norman’s. Call from 11:30 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Myra T. Ige, 53, of Puhi, Kauai, died Saturday Jun 28, 1997 in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Lihue, she is survived by husband Calvin; daughters Lisa and Sandy; and sister Gayle Chung. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Lihue Hongwanji Mission. Burial: 11 a.m. Monday at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual or aloha attire.     [SB 03/07/1997]

 

Richard M. Ige, 69, of Honolulu, a retired mason with Kobayashi Contractors, died Thursday Jun 5, 1997 in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Janet K.; son Michael M.; daughter Jennifer K. Wright; brothers the Rev. Daniel S. and James H.; sisters Sumie Nacimento, Helen H. Nakama, Carol F. Nishihara, Sueko Santos and Margaret S.  Ige; and a grandson. Private services.       [SB 11/06/1997]

 

Yoshio Ige, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Meadow Gold Farms mechanic, died Sunday Jan 5, 1997 in St.Francis Hospice. Born in Waika pu, Maui, he is survived by wife Teruko; sons Robert K., Kenneth K. and James M.; daughters Dorothy Miyamoto, Jeannett Okumura and Mildred Lagmay; sister Kikue Toyama; 17 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Memorial service: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.     [SB 11/01/1997]

 

Alfred “Pineke” Ignacio, 77, of Hilo died June 11, 1997  in Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Waipunalei, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Dorothy; sons Alfred Jr. and Michael; daughters Patricia Sousa, Deborah Higashi and Donna Ayala; sisters Cecelia DeCaries, Annie Perreira and Roslyn Vierra; 13 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 7 p.m. Wednesday, St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Papaaloa, Hawaii. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.      [SB 23/06/1997]

 

Carita S. Ignacio, 63, of Hilo, a retired medical transcriber at Straub Hospital, died Sunday Jun 29, 1997 at home. She was born in Birmingham, Ala. Survived by son Brian E. Antida; daughter Virnis P. “Lani” Dawson; daughters Florence Strickland and Kathy Griffiths; sisters Florence Strickland and Kathy Griffiths ; 3 grandchildren. Private services.   [SB 04/07/1997]

 

Daisy A. Ignacio, 54, of Kaneohe, a customer service officer for Hawaii National Bank, died Sunday Jan 12, 1997 at home. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Donald R.; children Gari-Ann L., Maka and Cynthia A. Wise, and Tanya M. and Albert J. Ignacio; mother Eleanor Mahiko; brothers Edward, Daniel and Gordon Mahiko; sisters Napua Furtado and Nani Robins; and two grandchildren. Mass: 11:45 a.m. Saturday at St. Anns Catholic Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Graveside service to follow at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.     [SB 16/01/1997]

 

Jerry W. Ignacio, head of the Hawaii County police Criminal Intelligence Unit, died Wednesday Sep 17, 1997 in Hilo Hospital. He was 48. He was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. Survived by wife Betty-Lou; sons Edward and Kevin; mother Eva Stein; brother Derwin; sisters Joleen Nobriga and Juliann and Paula Ignacio; 2 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow and 10 a.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow and after 9 a.m. Wednesday.  Burial: Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.     [SB 22/09/1997]

 

Benjamin S. “Blackie” Iha, 82, of Honolulu, a retiree of city Public Works Deparment, signs and markers division, died Thursday Aug 7, 1997 in Kahuku Hospital.  Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Violet C.; sons Herman H. “Sam” and Melvin K.; daughters Sharon H. Shinkawa and Sharlene K. Shimada; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.       [SB 12//08/1997]

 

Janet S. Iha, 72, of Honolulu died Jan. 7, 1997 in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Puunene, Maui, she is survived by sons Arnold S. and Robert S.; daughter Patricia S. Young; brothers Robert and Richard Ishihara; sisters Thelma Botelho, Peggy De Jesus, Helen Otani, Lillian Ho and Sue Tanabe; and two grandchildren. Private services.    [SB 21/01/1997]

 

Natsuyo Ihara, 77, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died Sept. 22, 1997  in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Lahaina, she is survived by husband Kazuo; son Calvin Y.; daughters Sheila A. Oyama and Ada T. Ching; brothers Tatsuo and Daniel M. Fujimoto; sisters Hisayo Furukawa, Shizuno Fujimoto, Fumie Yoshida, Hatsue Kunihisa and Sanae Fujimoto; and two grandchildren. Private services.    [SB 01/10/1997]

 

Charlotte K. “Kala” Ii, 68, of Aiea, a retiree of 15th Air Base Wing, Department of Defense and U.S. Air Force at Hickam Air Force Base, died Sunday Apr 6, 1997 at home. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband David P.; daughters Joscelyn “Kalei” Balanon and Jan “Momi” Ii; brothers Harry, Herman, Albert and Henry Nuuhiwa; sister Aggie Choy; and two grandchildren. Services: noon Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 9 a.m.  to 1:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

 

Masayuki Iida,  83, of Hilo, a retired employee of the state Parks Division, died Friday May 30, 1997 in the Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii.  He is survived by wife Tomoe; son Calvin; daughters Doris Koshi, Vivian Ueyama, Charlene Abad and Sandra Silva; brothers Haruo and Mitsuo; sisters Ethel Terada and Yoshie Kihara, eight grandchildren and a great-grandson.  Services: 5 p.m. tomorrow at Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin. Call after 4 p.m.

Casual attire. No flowers.        [SB 03/06/1997]

 

Seichi “Romeo” Ikari, 77, of Honolulu died April 8, 1997  in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Florence Tomoye; daughters Yvonne K.  Kincaid and Colleen M. Ikari; son Lincoln T.; brothers Ike, Haruo and Sueto; sisters Ruth Okase and Iris H. Yano; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Sunday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel.  Inurnment: 1 p.m. Monday at National Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.   [SB 19/04/1997]

 

Richard K. Ikawa, 73, of Indianapolis and formerly of Hilo, died last Wednesday  Sep 3, 1997. He was a retiree of Army Finance Center at Fort Benjamin Harrison and a World War II army veteran. He is survived by wife Jean; son Dr. Bruce; daughters Jayne D. Johnson, Ann Jensen, Peggy Ikawa-Mazas and Doris Gomez; brother David; stepsister Aiko Wilson; half sister Patricia Hayden; 5 grandchildren. Services pending. Donations suggested to Hemophilia of Indiana Inc. or Hilo High School Alumni Fund, Class of 1942.   [SB 10/091997]

 

Lionel Y. “Yoshi” Ikebe, 74, of Kaneohe, a retired city ambulance driver and member of 442nd Regimental Combat Team medical detachment, died July 1, 1997  in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Kaneohe, he is survived by wife Jeanne M.; daughter Charmaine M. Marks; brother Katashi “Bert”; sisters Toyoko Yasuda and Tatsuko Suenaga; and two grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.    [SB 09/07/1997]

 

FUMIKO "FLORENCE" IKEDA, 81, of Kailua, died Oct. 9, 2002. Born in Mo'ili'ili. A retired Hawaiian Telephone Co. employee. Survived by husband, Masayoshi; sons, Albert, Raymond, Wayne and Brian; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother, Torao Tokuyama. Service held. Donations may be made to one's favorite charity. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.   [Adv 29/10/2002]

 

Gloria T. Ikeda, 87, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died Saturday Nov 29, 1997 in St.  Francis Hospital. Born in Niulii, North Kohala, Hawaii, she is survived by son Roy A.; daughters Jenny A. Faildo and Ruby Y. Kaay; brother Shigeru Shinkawa; six grandchildren; and two great- grandchildren. Memorial services: 8 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Hisaki Ikeda, 84, of Honolulu, a retired machinist for 7 Up Bottling Co., died Friday Jul 18, 1997 in Straub Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Kimiye; son Ernest T.; daughters Helen Y. Sakai, Eileen N. Aniya and Joy K.  Ikeda; and nine grandchildren. Private services.   [SB 24/07/1997]

 

Kikue Ikeda, 91, of Honolulu, a retired waitress, died Dec. 25, 1997 in Queen’s Hospital. She was born is Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by son Robert T.; daughter Lillian H. Lee, nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.  Memorial service: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.

 

Lorna Y. Ikeda, 55, of Honolulu, a retired Leahi Hospital nurse, died Saturday Feb 8, 1997 in St.  Francis Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by brothers John K. Jr. and Jared S.; and sister Gaylyn M. Shelverton. Private services.

 

Shizuko Ikeda, 90, of Honolulu, died Jan. 16, 1997 in the Hale Nani Nursing Home. Born in Kawaiahao, Kauai, she is survived by son Paul T.; sister Masako Sakai; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Private services.      [SB 29/01/1997]

 

Tasuku Ikeda, 88, of Honolulu, a retired mason, died Wednesday jan 29, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital.  Born in Kau, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Tona; sons Norman H., Kenneth T. and Stanley T.; daughter Gayle S. Murayama; brothers Yoshiaki, Tomomi and Kazuto; sisters Kikue S. Fook and Nancy C. Walker; and six grandchildren. Memorial service: 6 p.m.  Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.   [SB 31/01/1997]

 

Toshio Ikeda, 94, of Honolulu, a retired ice cream maker for Meadow Gold Dairies Inc., died Nov. 23, 1997 in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. Survived by son George T. Private services.   [SB 01/12/1997]

 

Tsutomu “Tom” Ikeda, 68, of Hilo, a retired apprentice coordinator for Hawaii Community College, died Thursday Aug 28, 1997 at home. Born in Ninole, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Shigeko; sons Blaine and Ken; daughter Stephanie; brothers Kazumasa and Michael M.; sisters Tamiko Fukumoto, Elsie Carter and Jeanette Okazaki; and four grandchildren. Memorial services: 5 p.m.  Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.    [SB 30/08/1997]

 

Richard I. “Ike” Ikegami, 86, of Honolulu, a retired stevedore with Castle & Cooke, died March 26, 1997  in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Waianae, he is survived by sons Leroy, Michael and Melvin; three grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Memorial service: 6 p.m.  Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Hatsuko Ikehara, 86, of Honolulu died Aug. 21, 1997  in Leahi Hospital. She was born in Hawi, Hawaii. She is survived by son Thomas M., daughter Alice S.  Nakama and three grandchildren. Private services.    [SB 29/08/1997]

 

Seiyei Ikehara, 83, of Hanapepe, Kauai, proprietor of Sunrise Cafe Restaurant, died Friday  May 30, 1997, 1997 at home. He was born in Kekaha, Kauai. He is survived by wife Dorothy K.; sons Ronald, Kenneth and Cedrick; daughter Kathy Sundar; sisters Patsy Pelera, Tsuru Teruya and Beatrice Morreira; brothers Seikichi and Seichi, eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services at a later date.        [SB 03/06/1997]

 

Stone Ikehara,60, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died Dec. 11, 1997 at Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Guy, David and Steven; daughters Kathleen Nemoto, Darlene Chapman and Ruth Kudo; brothers George and John, and three grandchildren. Private services.      [SB 23/12/2997]

 

Winifred Y. “Winnie” Ikehara, 53, of Honolulu, a state unemployment insurance assistant, died June 16, 1997 in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by former husband Ronald S.; sons Derek S. and Neil I.; daughter Lynette F. Kau; father Sakae Hirokawa; sisters Ruth S. Matsuda, Laura M.  Simpson and Irene H. Ferguson; and five grandchildren. Memorial services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Casual attire.   [SB 23/07/1997]

 

Nela Ilaoa, 63, of Wahiawa died July 30, 1997  in Wahiawa General Hospital.  Born in Western Samoa, she is survived by husband Kalapu F.; sons Posens, Kalapu Jr. and Herman Ilaoa and Kenneth Macaret; daughters Sina Faapuna and Mina Dowdey; brothers Sopa, Lui, Posese and Si‘u Liu; sister Upu Soagia; and 13 grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waipahu Stake Center, 94-210 Kahualii St., Waipahu. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park.     [SB 13//08/1997]

 

Grace A. Imada, 73, of Honolulu died yesterday apr 23, 1997 in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by sons Milton M. and Paul M.; daughter Lianne M.  Yee; brother Masato “Curly” Harada; sisters Kimi Hiraoka, Chieko “Violet” Ikeno and Tokie Izumi; and six grandchildren. Memorial services: noon Monday at Honolulu Bible Church, 1844 Palolo Ave. Casual attire. No flowers.    [SB 24/04/1997]

 

Kenneth S. “Ken” Imada, 54, of Aiea, a Pacific Division civil engineer, died Monday Feb, 3, 1997 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Jo Ann M.; sons Kris S., Keith S. and Kevin M.; mother Dorothy A.; brother Edward J.; and sister Jean T. Matsusaka. Memorial service: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

George S. Imai, 68, of Pearl City, a retired federal government employee, died Sunday Sep 14, 1997 in Plymouth, Mass. Born in Waipahu, he is survived by wife Helen “Helene”; brothers Kenichi and Dr. Charles S.; and sisters Jane S. Mark and Clara Y. and Genevieve S. Imai and Lorraine C. Seng. Memorial services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.   [SB 19/09/1997]

 

Matsue Imai, 94, of Honolulu, died March 2, 1997 in Maluhia Hospital. Born in Ewa, she is survived by sons James K. and Harry M.; daughter Grace M. Honda; sister Yoshiko Harakawa; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private service. Rikio “Rick” Ishimoto, a retired Federal Aviation Administration employee, died Monday. He is survived by wife Betty; son Charles; daughter Pamela; brothers Paul and Arthur; sisters Grace Hironaka, Fumiko Okamoto and Marilyn Peterson; and a granddaughter. Memorial service: 4 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary. No flowers.

 

Tatsue Imamoto, 81, of Lahaina, a retired payroll supervisor for the Maui Land and Pineapple Co., died Jan. 30, 1997 in Hawaii Kai. Born in Lahaina, she is survived by husband Takaji; sons Richard S. and Jere M.; daughters Doris I. Kawahara and Merle R. Mizuno; sister Shinobu Kawasaki; and 11 grandchildren. Private services.

 

Edward S. Imamura, 83, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii County groundskeeper and veteran of U.S. Army 100th Battalion, died Sunday Jun 22, 1997 at home. Born in Kealakekua, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Tsuneko; sons Clifford and Clarence; daughters Jo Anne Lichty, Esther Imamura and Susan DeCleene; sisters Harumi Higashi, Harue Tominaga, Fukuyo Nagata and Momono Hayashida; and seven grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Friday in Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.        [SB 24/06/1997]

 

Ruth S. Imamura, 85, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii Grocer’s employee, died Sunday Mar 2, 1997 in Hilo Hospital. Born in Keaau, Hawaii, she is survived by husband Masawo “Fred”; son Roy; daughter Elsie Hamura; and two grandchildren. Service: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Call from 12:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Henry H. Imanaka, 65, of Honolulu, a retired administrator of state Department of Education student transportation and auxiliary services, died last Wednesday Jul 23, 1997. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Gail Y.; son Mike; daughters Gayle Ann Yamaguchi, Jeanean Kaneshiro and Sharon Inouye; brothers Robert K. and Herbert T.; sister Elaine S. Niimi; and seven grandchildren. Private services.     [SB 30/07/1997]

 

George L. Immel, 72, of Waianae, a retired fire captain at Schofield Barracks, died July 7, 1997  in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Fond du Lac, Wis., he is survived by daughters Lois L. Kahele and Iona K. Kalahiki; sons Richard K.  Lewis and William K. Immel; sisters Irene I. Schafrik, Betty Jane I. Borgawardt and Mary Lou I. Solberg; brothers Calvin L. and Roland D.; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 8:30 a.m. to 12:40 p.m. Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.      [SB 18/07/1997]

 

Ethel T. Imoto, 93, of Hilo, a housewife, died Thursday Oct 23, 1997 in the Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by son Albert T.; daughter Alice K. Yahagi; brothers Jack W. and Ranny H. Sunada; sisters Yuku Nakamura and Toshiko Misawa; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.  Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Jodo Mission of Hawaii. Inurnment: 9 a.m. Monday at Homelani Memorial Park, Hilo. Casual attire.     [SB 29/10/1997]

 

Pauline Ginger Imoto, 61, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired secretary with Nishimoto Plumbing Co., died Friday Oct 10, 1997 at home. Born in Waimea, Hawaii, she is survived by husband Toshio “Toshi”; daughters Gwendolyn De Coito, Vanessa Kauina, Paulette Kurakazu and Iris Camara; and five grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Papaikou. Call from 9 to 10:45 a.m. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.     [SB 14/10/1997]

 

Milton M. Inamine, 49, of Aiea, a pipe fitter for Pearl Harbor Shop 99, died yesterday Apr 14, 1997 in Straub Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Martha T.; son Ross M.; daughter Joy C.; father Richard S.; brother Richard C.; and sisters Margaret and Carole.  Memorial services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Masako Inasaki, 70, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died Friday May 16, 1997 in St. Francis Hospice. Born in Camp 18 Halaula, North Kohala, Hawaii, she is survived by husband Hideo; sons Glenn H. and Morris A.; brothers Kingo, Hideo and Shigeru Gushikuma; and sisters Doris S. Nakagawa and Haruko Kunichika.  Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.     [SB  23/05/1997]

 

Hazel T. Inase, 84, of Honolulu died Wednesday Jan 15, 1997 in Straub Hospital. Born in Fresno, Calif., she is survived by daughter Edna K. Maeda; brothers Charles and Joe Niimi; stepbrothers Wataru and Nobuyuki Nishiki; and a grand-daughter. Private services.    [SB 21/01/1997]

 

Tsukie Inatsuka, 95, of Honolulu died Sunday jan 24, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Puunene, Maui, she is survived by sons Richard K., Arthur S., Charles T., James S. and Edward Y.; daughter Lillian S.; sister Sakae Takaki; 15 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.  Memorial service: 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin Temple, 1727 Pali Highway. Casual attire.   [SB 30/01/1997]

 

Bennett K.C. Ing,78, of Honolulu, a retired federal employee, died Nov. 20, 1997 in San Francisco. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Angeline; three children; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Memorial services: 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Scottish Rite Cathedral, Kewalo Street and Wilder Avenue.  Aloha attire. No flowers.     [SB 04/12/1997]

 

Jacob Y. Ing, 87, of Honolulu, one of the first orthodontists in Hawaii, died Monday Apr 7, 1997 in Honolulu. Born in South Kohala, Hawaii, he is survived by son John J.; daughter Phillis J.; and brother Philip. Visitation: 6 p.m. Services: 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at Epiphany Episcopal Church, 1041 10th Ave. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Dora U. Ingraham, 65, of Aiea died Sunday Feb 2, 1997 in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by son Jerome K.; daughters Arlene E. Chun and Janice H. Ingraham; sisters Barbara Yamasaka and Margaret Aurio; seven grandchildren; and three reat-grandchildren. Service: 9:45 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. urial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

 

Roman Iniba, 78, of Kaneohe, a retired Hawaii Food Services maintenance worker, died last Friday Mar 7, 1997 in Caslte Hospital. Born in Ilocos Sur, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Juliana; sons Osmundo, Federico and Pepito; daughters Lisea Mosatalla, Lordes Inong, Celestia Roher, Visitacion Miranda and Lerma Ofiana; brothers Antonio and Elpidio; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 p.m. Service: noon Monday at St. Ann’s Church. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

 

Jerry K. Inoue, 82, of Kaimuki, a retired painter, died Wednesday Mar 19, 1997 in Straub Hospital.  Born in Waiakea, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Hazel T.; sons Kenneth K. and Gerald K.; daughter Barbara A. Kojima; sister Shizue Kim; and eight grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Casual or aloha attire. No flowers.

 

Kenneth A. Inoue, 42, of Honolulu, a computer analyst, died Sunday Aug 17, 1997 in Straub Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by mother Kazuko; and brothers George M. and David O. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.   [SB 23/08/1997]

 

Sumie Inoue, 85, of Honolulu died Aug. 22, 1997  at home. Born in Kau, Hawaii, she is survived by sons Tooru, Futoshi, Tsutomu and Dan; daughters Amy Griever and Jenny and Sybil Inoue; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Private services.     [SB 02/10/1997]

 

Edward I. Inouye, 80, of Waipahu, retired from Oahu Sugar, died Dec. 15, 1997 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by sons Samuel S. and Glenn M. and five grandchildren. Private services.      [SB 23/12/2997]

 

Kazuko Inouye 79, of Honolulu, a retired custodian for Love’s Bakery, died Wednesday Feb 26, 1997 in Beverly Manor Convalescent Home. Born in China, she is survived by husband Richard K.; daughter Grace Y. Uchino; stepson Steven K. Inouye; stepdaughters Irene Villamil, Judy Nakamoto, Mildred Yamada and Beatrice Nishida; brother Iwao Omokawa; sisters Toshiko Maenaka and Hideko Morigawara; 11 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren.  Memorial service: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.       [SB   04/03/1997]

 

Tomeyo Inouye, 96, of Honolulu died Aug. 2, 1997  in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii, she is survived by sons Lawrence I., Tsugio, Saburo and George Y.; daughters Florence Y. Okada, Sister Marion F. Inouye and Thelma Y. Takazawa; sister Makiyo Ishida; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Private services.     [SB 13//08/1997]

 

Yoshio “Inouye Sensei” Inouye, 90, of Honolulu and formerly of Waimea, Kauai, a retired principal and teacher of Waimea Japanese Language School, died Oct. 5, 1997. Born in Hanamaulu, Kauai, he is survived by wife Momoe; son Winfred T.; daughter Helene M. Kamita; and three grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.     [SB 14/10/1997]

 

Randolph K. Iona, 55, of Sasebo, Japan, who was born in Lanai City, died Aug. 4, 1997  in Veterans Health Care Center, Palo Alto, Calif. He was in the Military Sea Lift Command. He is survived by wife Keiko M.; sons William I.  Kaonohiokala, David M. Lono, Lance M. Kealoha and Bobby T. Keola; mother Elizabeth H. Pokipala; sisters Cissy Kaaikala, Naala Kealoha, Nalehua O’Neil and Mamo Fernandez; and a grandson. Services in Japan.   [SB 14//08/1997]

 

Joseph L. Ipsen, 38, of Honolulu, who served in U.S. Navy, died Sunday Jul 13, 1997 in Honolulu. Born in Salt Lake City, he is survived by wife Linda; daughter Mylinda; father Leal; sisters Leeann Gillam, Leslie Ipsen-Gilbert, Jody Ipsen, Telsa Collins, Lorie Bogart and Kelly Phillips. Memorial services: 5 p.m.  tomorrow at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Aloha attire. No flowers.      [SB 18/07/1997]

 

Francois X. Iragui, of Honolulu died Wednesday Dec 24, 1997 at home. He was born in France. Survived by wife Beata Gierasinski-Iragui; sons Dr. Sebastian and Charles; sisters Maritchou Janssen and Maithe Harispe, and parents Mr. and Mrs. Leon Iragui. Memorial Mass: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Peter and Paul Church.      [SB 29/12/2997]

 

Auntie Annie” J.K. Irvine, 94, of Honolulu died March 19, 1997 in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by sons Louis K. Jr., Clinton M. Sr., Douglas A., Allan L., Ralph V. Sr., Oswald K. Sr. and Albert A.; daughters Winona K. Rapoza, Mildred U. Morte, Dorothy A. Napoleon, Sybil K. Kea and Juanita P. Kaonohi; 42 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11:45 a.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

 

Hosho Isa, 94, of Kahului died Saturday May 24, 1997 in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born on Okinawa, he is survived by sons Richard and Kenneth; daughters Doris Watanabe, Betty Komesu and Rose Shimabukuro; sisters Kikue Kaneshiro and Fumie and Fumino Isa; 18 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Service: 5 p.m. tomorrow at Nakamura Mortuary.  Causal attire. No flowers.  [SB  27/05/1997]

 

Shigeru Isa, 66, of Honolulu, a retired crane operator for Associated Steel Workers, died Thursday Feb 20, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Makawao, Maui, he is survived by wife Grace H.; son Derek M.; daughters Ellen Mae T. Nakayama, Iris N. Nunes and Gerri L. Isa; brothers Robert T. and Minoru; sisters Hatsuyo Kaneshiro, Grace M. Miyasato, Rachael Yamashiro, Ethel T. Teruya and Harriett T. Urcia; and seven grandchildren. Private services.

 

Esther G. Isaacs, 84, of Kailua-Kona, died Tuesday Apr 8, 1997 at home. Born in Maffield Green, Kan., she is survived by husband Edwin E.; sons Neal and Norman; brother Harvey J.  Johnson Jr.; sister Doris J. Patton; and two grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. today at Honokohau Harbor by the slip of the boat “Anxious.” Scattering of ashes at sea. Casual attire. Flowers and donations suggested to Mokuaikaua Church, 75-5713 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 96740.

 

Alfred S. Isabel, 69, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired County of Hawaii, Parks and Recreation carpenter helper, died Sunday May 11, 1997 in Hilo Hospital. Born in Papaikou, Hawaii, he is survived by sons Alfred Jr., Delfred and David; daughters Elizabeth Perreira, Julie Ann S. Isabel, Christine Bohol, Delphine Isabel, Lorraine Isabel and Mary Ann Kahakua; brothers Frank and Pedro; 43 grandchildren; and 35 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.   [SB 15/05/1997]

 

Yoshimi Isagawa, 64, of Kahului, a retired real property tax office clerk for Maui County, died Wednesday Dec 3, 1997 in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Puunene, Maui, she is survived by brothers Mac, Kaoru and Kenichi; and sisters Shizue, Tsuyu, Kiyoko and Sanae. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Nakamura Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.      [SB 06/12/1997]

 

Yoshio Isagawa, 67, of Paia, Hawaii, died yesterday Dec 19, 1997 in Wailuku Hale Makua. Born in Puunene, Maui, he is survived by brothers Sachio and Toshio and sisters Kinuko Shimabukuro, Mitsuko Tokuda, Sadako Fujioka, Yuriko Honma and Nobuko Isagawa. Services over ashes: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Nakamura Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.      [SB 20/12/1997]

 

Shawn K.V. Isala, infant son of Lui and Sheryl of Honolulu, died Saturday Aug 16, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. He is also survived by brothers Rick Abille and Anthony Isala; grandparents Inosia Isala, Allen Shima and Veneta and William Pa; and great-grandmother Felila Fagaiava. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.    [SB 20/08/1997]

 

Saichi Isekawa, of Honolulu, 93, a retired self-employed gardener, died Thursday Mar 13, 1997 at his home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Hisako Isekawa; sons Kenneth T. and Theodore T.; daughter Mary S. Nakamura, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild.  Private services.

 

Helen K. Iseri, 82, of Ewa Beach, a retiree of Navy Exchange Laundry, died Saturday Jul 19, 1997 in Straub Hospital. Born in Kona, she is survived by sons Nelson L., Milton M. and Gary K.; daughters Lorna K. Cordeiro and Iwalani T. Mahikoa; brothers Melvin K. and Richard P. Alika;sisters Priscilla K. Cunningham and Hazel Hiraishi, 14 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call 6-9 p.m. Services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.       [SB 25/07/1997]

 

Tamio Ishibashi, 74, of Honolulu, a retired cartographic technician for U.S.  Geological Survey Water Resources Division, died Saturday Jun 1, 1997 at home. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Hazel K.; daughter Lorna K.; and sister Miyako “Miki” Tsubota. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary.  Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.     [SB 20/06/1997]

 

George S. Ishida, local construction executive and retired U.S. Army major who served with the Military Intelligence Service after World War II, died Thursday Mar 13, 1997 in Tripler Hospital. He was 74. George Takabayashi recalled that Ishida served with the counterintelligence corps with the U.S. occupational force in Yokohama from 1946 to 1949. He was later commissioned as an engineer officer and served eight more years in Japan, Takabayashi added. After retiring from the Army Corps of Engineers in 1965, Ishida was appointed executive director of the Cement & Concrete Products Industry of Hawaii and retired as its president. He also served on the city’s Building Board of Appeals in the 1970s. He was president of the Lakeside Community Association and managing director of the Masonry Institute of Hawaii. Ishida also was a president of the United Japanese Society and Okayama Ken Jin Kai; a member of the Farrington High alumni board; chairman of Omote Senke Domonkai; board of governors, Japanese Cultural Center; and vice chairman, Immigrant Heritage Preservation Center. Last year, Ishida was awarded the “Order of the Sacred Treasure”—a medal in recognition of his efforts during his 20-year career with the U.S. Army to promote friendship between Japanese and Americans stationed in Japan.  He continued those efforts as president of the United Japanese Society and other community organizations. He is survived by wife June H.; daughter Janet H.I. Kim; brother Harry K.; and sisters Florence T. Rokuhara and Edna H. Sakimoto. Services will be held at 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Internment with military honors will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the Nuuanu Memorial Park.

 

Kameyo Ishida, 83, of Pearl City and formerly of Kipu, Kauai died Thursday Aug 7, 1997 at home. She was a retired custodian with Kauai District Office.  Born in Hanapepe Valley, Kauai, she is survived by husband Isao; son Francis; daughters Mary Ann Caldwell, Victoria Tamura, Nora Saito and Joan Nozaki; brothers Yoshio and Wallace Yatagai; sisters Miyono A. Takaki, Hisayo Kawado and Clara Ueno, 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.       [SB 12//08/1997]

 

Mary T. Ishida, 71, of Wahiawa, a retired secretary for the U.S. Air Force, died last Tuesday Jan 14, 1997 in Wahiawa Hospital. Born in Wahiawa, she is survived by husband Edward H.; daughters Iris A. Isa and Edie E. Hiroe; brother Katsuji Kanno; and a grandchild. Private service.    [SB 21/01/1997]

 

Michiko Ishida, 77, of Waimea, Kauai died Aug. 12, 1997  in Kauai Veterans Hospital. Born in Japan, she is survived by husband Kameso. Services: 4:30 p.m. tomorrow at Hanapepe Hongwanji Mission. Casual attire. No flowers.      [SB 19/08/1997]

 

Chikara “Chic” Ishii, 67, of Haiku, Maui and formerly of Wahiawa, died Monday Aug 25, 1997 in Maui Memorial Hospital. He was retired from the National Guard.  Born in Puunene, Maui, he is survived by wife Julia M.; daughters Paula Schoeppner, Darlene Fujimoto, Kathleen Robinson and Lori Clarke; brother Haruaki “Henry”; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Friday at St.  Rita’s Church. Call from 9 to 10 a.m. Burial: Valley Isle Memorial Park.  Casual attire.  [SB 27/08/1997]

 

Hideaki Ishii, 76, of Koloa, Kauai, a retired mechanic with Lihue Sugar Plantation Co., died Saturday May 31, 1997 at home. He was born in Koloa. He is survived by wife Yoshino; sons Steve, Patrick and Scott; daughter Sheila Hoota; brothers Kenzaburo and Yasushi; sisters Yoki Takashima and Toshiko Yamashiroya, and five grand-children. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Koloa Jodo Mission. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire.        [SB 03/06/1997]

 

Hisayo Ishii, 80, of Honolulu died Aug. 12, 1997  in Straub Hospital. Born in Hiroshima, Japan, she is survived by husband Kazuo; son Takeshi; daughters Hiroko Nishida and Kuniko Misawa; brother Masaaki Tanaka; sister Reiko Ushio; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchildren. Private services.    [SB 20/08/1997]

 

Keizo Ishii, 84, of Waialua, a Waialua Sugar Co. retiree, died Sunday Feb 16, 1997 in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Waialua, he is survived by wife Kinuko; son Ronald K.; daughters Aileen K. Courtenay, Phyllis T. Sato and Sharon M. Ishii; brothers Masaji and Masao; sisters Yaeko Okimura and Mitsue Hatano; and two grandchildren. Memorial service: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Susumu “Sus” Ishii, 79, of Ewa, a retired pan man with Oahu Sugar Company, died Nov. 11, 1997   in Pearl City Nursing Home. He was also a World War II veteran. Born in Ewa, he is survived by wife Hazel F.; sons Calvin M. and Andrew J.; daughter Phyllis A.I. Ibara; brothers Dr. Mamoru, Herb and Mitsuru; sisters Leatrice Kimura and Charlotte Hasson; and three grandchildren.  Memorial services: 6 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Private inurnment.     [SB 19/11/2997]

 

Thomas T. “Tom” Ishii, 82, of Honolulu, proprietor of Tom Ishii’s Union Service, died Saturday Feb 22, 1997 in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Honomu, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Dorothy; sons Thomas Jr., Michael and Ivan; daughter Susan Imata; brother Tsukasa; sisters TokieSakamoto and Misao Kokubun; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Service: 4 p.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Walter M. Ishii, 60, of Kailua, owner of a contracting firm, died Feb. 6, 1997 in the Maunalani Nursing Center. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Laurie; brothers Arthur, Paul and Sam; and sisters Janet Takane, Esther Reynolds, Dorothy Ishii, Helen Woo and Stella Yasuda. Private services.

 

Yoshiaki “Y. Ishii” Ishii, 74, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Advertiser chief photographer, died March 6, 1997 in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Keaukaha, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Melba; sons Dexter K. and Erick K.; brother Raymond S.; and sister Florence C. Masatsugu. Memorial service: 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Yukio Ishii, 77, of Paauilo, Hawaii, a retired mechanic with Hamakua Sugar Co., died Thursday Apr 17, 1997 in North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Paauilo, he is survived by wife Sadame; sons Arnold, Hugh and Irwin; daughters Debra Ishii and Ida Faggard; brothers Likito, John, Hayato, Paul and Charles; sisters Stella Kidani and Gladys Takeya; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Paauilo Kongoji Mission. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.   [SB 19/04/1997]

 

Arthur M. Ishikawa, 65, of Honolulu, a retired city real property appraiser, died Sunday Jan 26, 1997 at home. Born in Hamakua, Hawaii, he is survived by wife May K.; son Mark M.; daughters Tracy M. and Janis K.; brothers Masanori, Oliver and Peter; and sister Grace Salas. Service: 7 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Private burial. Casual attire. No flowers.      [SB 29/01/1997]

 

Kekaulike Q. Ishikawa,17, of Mililani, a 1998 senior at Kamehameha Schools, died Friday Dec 12, 1997. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by mother Colleen McCormick; father Clarence; grandparents Marie McCormick and Mike and Elizabeth Ishikawa. Services: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Bernice Pauahi Bishop Chapel at Kameha- meha Schools. Call after 4 p.m. Graveside services: 10 a.m.  Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.       [SB 16/12/1997]

 

Kiyoshi Ishikawa, 72, of Waianae, a retired botanist at Foster Gardens, died Thursday Oct 23, 1997 at home. Born on Maui, he is survived by sons Andrew K., Anthony K. and Albert K.; daughter Donalu J.Y. Kawashima; and six grandchildren.  Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.     [SB 29/10/1997]

 

Robert S. Ishikawa, 92, of Mililani, retired real estate broker and former director of Wahiawa Hospital Association., died Monday Apr 28,  in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Waipahu, he is survived by wife Harriet K.; daughter Lani T. Nedbalek; brother Kenneth S.; and a grandson. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.   [01/05/1997]

 

Soonai “Elsie” Ishikawa, 81, of Waipahu, died Sunday Mar 9, 1997. Born in Kauai, she is survived by sons Gerald and Gilbert and Raymond Kim; daughters Stephanie H. Kinohi, Patsy H.  Quidley, Lily Ann H. Cabinatan; brothers Moses, Henry and Harry; sisters Pauline, Janie and Jessica; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Memorial service: 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Rita’s Church. Casual attire. Roy C. Kelley, hotel pioneer, will be remembered in services 4 p.m. Saturday at St. Andrew’s Cathedral. Aloha attire. Donations may be made in Roy C. Kelley’s name to Punahou School, Development Office, 1601 Punahou School, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822; or the University of Hawaii, UH Foundation, Account No. 20-128, P.O. Box 11270, Honolulu, Hawaii 96828-0270. The account name is the Allen R. Johnson, Roy C. Kelley Architectural Travel Award. Mark a notation on the memo line of the check stating that it is being given in Kelley’s name.

 

Takeno Ishikawa, 98, of Pearl City died Aug. 25, 1997 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Survived by sons Kenneth, Charles and Tokio “George”; daughters Clara Saito, Kiyoko “Kiko” Kimura and Iris Matsumoto; 22 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Private services.      [SB 09/091997]

 

Kama Ishiki, 96, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired field worker with Hamakua Sugar Co., died Sunday Mar 23, 1997 in Honokaa Hospital. She was born in Japan. Survived by sons Yoshio and Tom Tamanaha and James Ishiki; daughters Peggy Taira and Yoshie Tanaka, 14 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home; call from 6 to 9 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Masako G. Ishimine, 83, of Honolulu died Monday Sep 29, 1997 in St. Francis Hospice.

Born in Wailuku, she is survived by husband Harry S.; daughters Harriet S.  Kobayashi, Jean K. Fujii and Amy A. Davis; brother Hideo Gibu; sister Tsuruko Gima; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.     [SB 02/10/1997]

 

Chester I. Ishimoto, 83, of Honolulu, former owner of Bouquet Shoppe Ltd., died Friday Sep 19, 1997 in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Alice; son James; brother James; sister Edith Furushima; and a grandchild.  Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Casual attire.   [SB 23/09/1997]

 

Takeshi Ishimoto, 73, of Haleiwa, a retired Pearl Harbor electrician, will be remembered in services Sunday. Takeshis body was found in a river near his Haleiwa home last Thursday Jan 23, 1997. Born in Haleiwa, he is survived by wife Umeyo; and several nieces and nephews. Memorial service: 4 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel.  Casual attire. No flowers.   [SB 30/01/1997]

 

Tadashi Ishizu, 86, of Kula, Hawaii, retired manager of Kula Super Market, died Wednesday Jun 25, 1997 in Mauna Place. Born in Wailuku, he is survived by wife Miyoko Y.; sons Roy, Clarence and Rogers; brother Richard; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services over ashes: 11 a.m.  Sunday at Makawao Hongwanji Mission. Casual attire. No flowers.  [SB 27/06/1997]

 

Faustino M. Islaias, 69, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired cane truck driver for Hamakua Sugar Co., died Thursday Jun 5, 1997 in North Hawaii Community Hospital.  Born in Kealakekua, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Lolita; son Arneil; brother Fortunato; and sisters Helen Lapenia and Mary Lopez. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Soyako A. Isimang, 54, of Honolulu died Monday Jun 23, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital.  Born in Koror, Palau, she is survived by husband Victor; sons Hilton and Milton A.; daughters Lilizean Adachi and Myra R. Isimang; and a grandchild.  Services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.    [SB 26/06/1997]

 

Mitsugi “Jerry” Isokane, 79, of Lihue, a state auto mechanic, died yesterday Aug 27, 1997 in Wilcox Hospital. He was born in Hanamaulu, Kauai. He is survived by wife Yoshie; sons Jeffrey K. and Jerry M.; daughter Stephanie Bagano; sisters Kiyoko Doi, Yukiko Manabe, Tomiyo Uyematsu, Yoshie Shibuya, Akiye Hashizume, Sueko Hamada and Yaeko Teraoka, and three grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Lihue Hongwanji Mission. Casual attire. No flowers.  [SB 28/08/1997]

 

Shige Isokane, 100, of Honolulu, a board member of Nichiren Mission of Hawaii, died Saturday Jul 12, 1997 at home. Born in Kochi Ken, Japan, she is survived by sons Sam S., Robert K. and Harry M.; daughters Sumiko Isokane, Mary S.  Ricketson, Alice T. Ikeda and Gladys C. Isokane; and six grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nichiren Mission of Hawaii. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.    [SB 17/07/1997]

 

Howell S. Isono, 69, of Honolulu died Friday Aug 22, 1997 at home. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Eleanor; sons Matthew and Wendell; daughters Cindy and Gloria; and two grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.     [SB 26/08/1997]

 

Yoshi Isono, 95, of Honolulu died Jan. 29, 1997 in St. Francis Hospice. Born in Pahoa, Hawaii, she is survived by son Larry M.; daughters Mae S. Saiki and Grace H. Sakuragi; brother Itsuki Sakoda; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Private services.

 

Hideki Itai, 92, of Honolulu, a former grocery store owner, died Jan. 27, 1997 in the Honolulu Convalescent Center. He was born on Maui. He is survived by wife Michie; son Frank K.; daughters Kiyoko Omura, Janet T. Valentine, Marjorie T. Sakata, Patsy S. Goto, Kay K. Kobayashi and Joan R. and Margaret M. Itai, 23 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren. Private services.

 

Ei Ito, 89, of Honolulu, a retired private housekeeper and waitress/dishwasher, died March 2, 1997 in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by brothers James H., Edward I. and Noboru. Private service.

 

Fujie Ito, 96, of Honolulu, a retired Pahala Hospital cook, died last Saturday Feb 15, 1997 at home.  Born in Fukuoka-Ken, Japan, she is survived by sister Toshio Marubayashi; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

 

Fumio Ito, 75, of Honolulu, a former apartment manager, died July 4 , 1997 in Honolulu. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by sisters Kikuno Iwamura and Marian T. Yamamoto. Private services.     [SB 14/07/1997]

 

Hajime Ito, 94, of Honolulu, a retired ditch tenderer for Kohala Sugar Plantation Co., died last Tuesday Apr 29, 1997 in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility. Born in Kohala, Hawaii, he is survived by sons Ichiro and Shozo; daughters Hatsuko Kawasaki, Yooko Fujimoto and Reiko Nakamura; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 8 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Private burial. Casual attire. No flowers.      [ SB 06/05/1997]

 

Kenneth S. Ito Jr., 52, of Honolulu, Roberts Hawaii Far East operations director, died Sunday Mar 2, 1997 in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Waipahu, he is survived by wife Irene; son Kenneth S.Ito III and Nelson Kanno; daughter Tyra T.; and sisters Frances Haraguchi, Barbara Kamei, Gerrie Griffin, Patricia Tantog and Karen Medina. Memorial service: 4:30 p.m.  Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Mitsue Ito, 88, of Kaneohe, a retired hardware clerk with Amfac, died last Wednesday Dec 2, 1997 in Kaneohe. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by son Richard; daughter Katherine Porschl; sisters Dorothy Yamagami and Helen Perreira, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire.      [SB 31/12/2997]

 

 

Robert S. Bobby Ito,, 76, of Waialua, a federal retiree, died last Wednesday Jan 8, 1997 in Wahiawa General Hospital. Ito was also a veteran of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team.  Born in Wahiawa, he is survived by wife, Juanita P.; sons Robert S. Jr. and Ryan S. Ito, and Leonard P. Ladon; daughters Sheridan R. Albeso, Beverly A. Sabagala, Kathryn M.  Flores, Estrellita L. Myers and Joycelyn P. Kalaaukahi; brother Koji; sisters Bessie R. Ito, Jean S. Matsui and Judith M. Kishimoto; 18 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.  Memorial service: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.  [SB 15/01/1997]

 

Shunji Ito, 75, of Kurtistown, a retired employee of Puna Sugar Co., died June 19, 1997  at his home. Born in Keaau, he is survived by wife, Kinue Ito; sons, Glenn and Darrell; daughters, Audrey Jyo and Gayle Rosario; brother, Jack Koji Ito; 8 grandchildren; a great-grandchild. Service over the ashes: 5 p.m.  tomorrow, Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.      [SB 23/06/1997]

 

Yasue Ito, 83, of Captain Cook, Hawaii died Monday Apr 28, Apr 28,  in Kona Community Hospital. Born in Mauka Kealakekua, Hawaii, she is survived by sons Dorsey, Burton and Edward; daughter Kay Uejio; and six grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Monday at Kona Hongwanji Mission, Kealakekua. Call after 4 p.m.  Casual attire. No flowers.   [01/05/1997]

 

Thomas A. Iveson, 56, of Kawela, Molokai died June 13, 1997  in Molokai General Hospital. Born in Washington, D.C., she is survived by wife Claire; son Harris; and sisters Joy Flynn and Pat Miller. Services at a later date.        [SB 24/06/1997]

 

Paul S. Iwai, 55, of Bellevue, Neb., formerly of Honolulu, died May 18, 1997 in Bellevue. He was mechanical engineer for the Army Corps of Engineers. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Vicky; daughters Jean K., Leslie T., Marjorie M., Claire M. and Natalie N.; brother Robert; and sister Sara.  Services were held.     [SB 18/06/1997]

 

Harold Y. Iwamoto, 84, of Kailua, a retired vice president of Hercules Construction Co., died last Wednesday Nov 27, 1997 in Kailua. Born in Kona, he is survived by wife Chiyoko; son Harold “Sonny”; daughters Doris Barrow, Dorothy Mooso and Harriet Lawrence; 11 grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.  Private services.      [SB 03/12/1997]

 

Sumiko Iwamoto,84, of Kahului died Dec. 8, 1997 at home. She was born in Haiku, Maui. Survived by brothers Toshiro and Sueo and sisters Fujie Fukai and Ethel Saka. Private services.    [SB 18/12/1997]

 

Satoru Iwanaka, 89, of Waianae, a retired Grace Brothers dispatcher, died last Wednesday Nov 5, 1997 at Waianae Coast Hospital. Born in Yamaguchi, Japan, he is survived by companion Hai Suk Cho; son James M.; daughters Leatrice K.  Saito, Jean S. Hayashi and Sharon S. Soares; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.  Casual attire.    [SB 11/11/1997]

 

Jane Iwasaki, 89, of Lihue, died Monday Apr 7, 1997 in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. Born in Moloaa, Kauai, she is survived by sons Wally M. and Patrick; daughters Irene Gusman, Miriam Klattenhoff and Mervilyn Yamashiro; sisters Hatsuyo Hironaka and Sueko Akimoto; 17 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Lihue Hongwanji Mission. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Roy S. Iwatani, 80, of Pearl City, a retired Miramar Hotel bell captain, died Thursday May 15, 1997 at home. Born in Lihue, he is survived by wife Fujie “Frances”; son Gary I.; daughter Amy T. Maddox; sister Gladys C. Suzuki; and a grandchild.  Memorial service: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.     [SB  20/05/1997]

 

Harry K. Izumi, 71, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Postal Service employee, died Monday Dec 22, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by daughter Maureen C., mother Kitsu and brother George Y. Private services.      [SB 27/12/2997]

 

Hatsuno Izumihara, 87, of Mililani died April 22, 1997  in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Lahaina, she is survived by sons Robert Y. and Allen T.; daughters Helene H. Yamaguchi, Beatrice T. Chang, Jean K. Abe and Harriet F. Matsumura; sister Esther Y. Kaiura; 14 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Private services.    [ SB 02/05/1997]

 

Kazuo Izumi, 80, of Honolulu, a retired mechanic for Sears Service Center, died Thursday May 22, 1997 at home. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Masae; son Toru; daughter Yoko Saiki; sister Ruth Nishihara; and four grandchildren.  Service: 4 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Causal attire. No flowers.  [SB  27/05/1997]

 

Elaine S. Izumi-Medina, 53, of San Antonio, Texas and formerly of Honolulu, died last Tuesday Jun 17, 1997 in San Antonio. She was a management specialist with Kelly Air Force Base. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Pedro E. Jr.; daughters Lisa Ann Medina-Acedera, Nadine I. Medina and Andrea I. Ybarbo; mother Thelma Y. Izumi; brother Fred K. Izumi; and four grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.        [SB 24/06/1997]

 

Masayu Izumoto, 82, of Honolulu, a retired owner of the Hananoya Tea House and retired chef of Wong’s Okazu-ya, Ala Moana, died Tuesday Mar 18, 1997 in Straub Hospital. Born in Kekaha, Kauai, he is survived by son Richard I.; daughters Janice M. Kobayashi and Irene T. Izumoto; brother Sadato; sisters Umeko Kurihara and Yuriko Izumoto; and three grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.  No flowers.

 

Toshimi Y. Izumoto, 83, of Honolulu, a retired elementary school principal, died Sunday Nov 2, 1997 at Maunalani Nursing Home. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by son Charles J. “Chuck”; brother Tadayuki Yoshinaga; sisters Tamayo Fukuda, Fumiko Sakai, Yaeko Yoshinaga, Eiko Franklin and Sally Porter; and two grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.      [SB 05/11/1997]