Honolulu Advertiser & Star Bulletin Obituaries

January 1 – December 31, 1997

 

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Florencia T. Oamil, 81, of Waialua died May 19, 1997  in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Paoay, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, she is survived by husband Teodorico B.; daughter Juanita Sadoy; sons Bernard and Paul; six grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. Wake: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call 6-9 p.m. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday St. Michael Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.     [SB 04/06/1997]

 

Umeno Oasa, 93, of Honolulu died May 18, 1997  in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Lihue, she is survived by son Paul K.; brother Tadashi Nakamura; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.     [SB  30/05/1997]

 

Faisiotamoni “Siota” Oasay, 61, of Honolulu, employed at Denny’s Restaurant, died Tuesday Dec 23, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in American Samoa, she is survived by daughter Joana Begonia; sons Juan Jr., Robin and Michael; four grandchildren; four brothers; and three sisters. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m.  Monday at the mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.      [SB 27/12/2997]

 

Juan “Johnny” Oasay, 90, of Honolulu, a Leahi Hospital retiree, died Feb. 8, 1997 at home. Born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Faisiotamoni “Siota”; sons Juan “Johnny” Jr., Robin and Michael; daughter Joana Begonia; brother Pascual; and four grandchildren. Service: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

 

Nelson “Nele” Oasay, 48, of Ewa Beach, a Pearl Harbor Shipyard worker, died last Tuesday May 13, 1997 in St. Francis-West Hospital. Born in Wahiawa, he is survived by wife Haunani “Nani”; daughters Kristin and Alison Oasay; mother Rose; brothers Rudy, Benny, Stephen, and Roderick; and sisters Elaine Patchrapong and Denise Kennedy. Prayer service: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 12 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.     [SB  20/05/1997]

 

Pedro F. Oasay, 89, of Honolulu, a Leahi Hospital retiree, died last Wednesday Jan 29, 1997 in Queen’s Hospital. Born in the Philippines, he is survived by son Benny; daughters Leonida Oasay and Hedy Bulosan; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Sunday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Entombment to follow. Casual attire.

 

Henry W. Oates, 67, of Honolulu, a seafood distributor, died Saturday Mar 1, 1997 in Tripler Mary Jacob, Eleanor Hollan and “Cuder” Chatelanie; and four grandchildren. Service: noon Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.Hospital. Oates, a retired Marine Corps master sergeant, was born in Hammond, La., and is survived by wife Charlotte; son Robert; daughter Peggy Derrick; brothers Neal and Jimmy; sisters

 

Charles E. O’Bannon, 79, of Kailua died last Wednesday Jun 4, 1997 in Kailua.  Born in Honolulu, he is survived by cousin Stella Lopez. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m.  Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.       [SB 11/06/1997]

 

Bartolome E. Obar, 90, of Kilauea, Kauai, a processor for Kilauea Sugar, died Thursday Nov 27, 1997 in Wilcox Hospital. Born in the Philippines, he is survived by wife Gladys R.; daughters Gloria Paris, Dezeree Tay and Corinna and Nichelle Obar; sons Russel and Jaime; brothers Luis and Mamerto; and six grandchildren. Overnight visitation: 3 p.m. tomorrow at 4411 Kilauea Road.  Mass: 2 p.m. Friday at St. Sylvester’s Catholic Church, Kilauea. Call after 1 p.m. Burial: Kilauea Public Cemetery. Casual attire.      [SB 03/12/1997]

 

Rosendo F. Obra, 85, of Aiea, a retired truck driver with the federal government, died May 21, 1997  in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Bacnotan, La Union, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Teresa; son Rosendo Jr.; daughters Fe Reed, Lillian Williamson and Elisa Edwards; brothers Juan, Fructoso and Estanislao; sister Maura Almoite; and 10 grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Call 6-9 p.m.  Mass: 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at St. Paul Episcopal Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial with military honors in National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Aloha attire.     [SB  30/05/1997]

 

Mary-Agnes B. O’Brien, 65, of Kahuku, wife of former San Francisco Chronicle columnist and retired Reader’s Digest editor Robert O’Brien, died Jan. 5, 1997 in Straub Hospital. O’Brien served on a White House Task Force for Family Planning, Education and Marketing and was a former assistant feature editor for KRON-TV. She is survived by her husband; daughters Mary C. Doyle, Brenda O’Brien and Devon O. Moore; brothers Christian J. and Ragnvald Bernt Jr.; and six grandchildren. Private services.

 

Ricardo S. Ochoco, 57, of Hanamaulu, Hawaii, a retired Grove Farm Plantation mechanic, died Monday Feb 24, 1997 at home. Ochoco, a U.S. Army veteran, was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Carmen P.; daughters Cristy, Lisa and Kelly; son Ric; mother Severina Vea; stepmother Adele; sister Carol Rayno; brothers John and Rudy; stepsisters Esmeralda Baucom and Beth Ochoco; and two grandchildren. Service: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick/Kauai Mortuary. Call after 6:30 p.m. Private scattering of ashes. Casual/aloha attire.

 

Ayako Oda, 83, of Honolulu died last Tuesday May 5, 1997 at home. Born in Gardena, Calif., she is survived by husband Mamoru; sons Richard M., James K., William M. and Walter A.; daughter Lillian F. Tamura; and three grandchildren.  Services: 8 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.       [SB 13/05/1997]

 

Fusae F. Oda, 80, of Honolulu died Thursday Sep 25, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Olaa, Hawaii, she is survived by sisters Hisae Fujioka and Haruko Hirakawa.  Private services.    [SB 30/09/1997]

 

Masaru Oda, 66, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a retired Hilo Hospital housekeeper, died Jan. 31, 1997 at home. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Ellen S.; sons Brent M. and Reed S.; brother Benjamin; sisters Alice Inoue, Yuriko Sakamoto, Bertha Agena and Joan Fukushima, and a grandchild. Private services.

 

Rose M.L.R. Odani, 45, of Hilo died Saturday Sep 13, 1997 in Hilo Hospital. Born in Kealakekua, Hawaii, she is survived by husband Jack K.P.; son Jack K.K. Jr.; brothers Severo Jr., Donald, William, Harry and Leroy Respicio; and sisters Helen R. Tolentino and Winnie Agpoon. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.   [SB 19/09/1997]

 

George V. O’Day, 81, of Honolulu, a GTE Hawaiian Telephone Co. retiree, died Tuesday Feb 18, 1997 in St. Francis Hospice. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Eleanor; son Martin; daughter Kathleen Oakes; brothers Albert and Joseph; sisters Ida Siders and Violet Borges; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Service: noon Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Teruo Odo, 74, of Honolulu, a retired city parks and recreation construction inspector, died last Tuesday Dec 23, 1997 at home. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by companion Betty H. Silva; sons Stephen A., Michael S. and Patrick T.; daughter Jeannie K. Fujikawa; brothers Calvin Y. and George S.; sister Shizuko Sasabuchi, 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Memorial service: 11 a.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Church. Call after 10 a.m. Inurnment to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.       [SB 30/12/2997]

 

Mary M. O’Donnell, 66, of Rockford, Ill., a former teacher in Hawaii, died Tuesday Apr 29, 1997 in Santa Rosa, Calif. She is survived by husband Donald;  daughter Anna Elefant; brothers Daniel and William McCullough; stepdaughter Kathy Sullivan-Tibbals; stepson Mike O’Donnell; and three grandchildren. No services. Donations suggested to Home Hospice of Sonoma County, 1110 N. Dutton, Santa Rosa, Calif. 95401 or to any children’s group.   [01/05/1997]

 

Kiyoko S. Oeda, 74, of Honolulu, a retired Zane’s Market cashier, died yesterday May 20, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Shigeo; son Glenn H.; daughters Cheryl H. Oeda and Helen T. Crowell; sisters Shizuko and Kimie Soranaka; and seven grandchildren. Memorial service: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.    [SB  21/05/1997]

 

John L. Ofoia, 83, of Pearl City, also known as Fuimaono, died May 18, 1997  in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. He was a Navy veteran and a retired electrician from Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. Born in Iliili, American Samoa, he is survived by wife Ailigi; daughters Faisina M. Presock, Anufe “Nancy” McLeod, T. Fofoa F. Uiagalelei and Pearl T. Ofoia; sons Lia, Edward L., Robert S. and Jack P.; sisters Anufesaina Filimaua and Papaloa Ola; 24 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Hawaii First Samoan Assembly of God, 1420 Palama St. Call after 4 p.m. Services: 9 a.m. Monday at the church. Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.     [SB  30/05/1997]

 

Beatrice K.A. Ogata, 75, of Waimanalo, also known as Beatrice A.  “Granny” Kahalewai, died Nov. 2, 1997   at home. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Masanari; children Penny J. Davis, John G. Meyers and Charles K.  Kaleo; stepchildren James and David Kahalewai; adopted children William F.  and Jaime M.; sister Angeline Paikai; brother Charles Aana; 28 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Burial services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Sunset Memorial Park. Aloha attire.     [SB 19/11/2997]

 

Edward S. Ogata, 90, of Pukalani, Maui, a retiree of Pioneer Mill, died Tuesday Jul 8, 1997 in Pearl City. Born in Puna, Hawaii, he is survived by son Kenneth; daughters Doris H. Naumu, Nancy Oura, Stella Hayashida and Jean Bonilla; 27 grandchildren; and 33 great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary, Norman’s. Call 6-9 p.m. Graveside services: 11:30 a.m.  Wednesday at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.     [SB 12/07/1997]

 

Haruko Ogata, 92, of Honolulu, died Dec. 26, 1997 in Hale Pulama Mau. She was born in Yamaguchi, Japan. She is survived by son Kenji, daughter Reiko Akemoto and three grandchildren. Services were private.

 

Shizuko Ogata, 90, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, died last Tuesday Jul 15, 1997 in Hilo Hospital.  Born in Hiroshima, Japan, she is survived by sons Takeshi and Kenneth; daughter Kay Goda; 15 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. Private services held.      [SB 22/07/1997]

 

Thomas T. Ogata,79, of Honolulu, a retired automobile mechanic with Dole Pineapple Co., died Saturday Nov 29, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Kahaluu, he is survived by wife Aiko “Nancy”; son Creighton K.; brother Ronald H.; sister Mutsuko Amano; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Memorial services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Honpa Hongwanji Betsuin. Casual attire. No flowers.     [SB 04/12/1997]

 

Yoshiko “Mama” “Betsy” Ogata, 83, of Honolulu, owner of Classic Coffee Shop, Seaside Inn at Kewalo Basin, died Friday Sep 12, 1997 in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. Born in Koloa, Kauai, she is survived by sons Allen and Bruce; daughters Roberta Shibuya and Barbara Javonillo; brothers Takeo and Masaru Nakashima; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Call after 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.     [SB 18/09/1997]

 

Alan G. Ogawa,49, of San Jose, Calif., died Wednesday Oct 1, 1997 at Columbia San Jose Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by mother Margaret Ogawa and sister Alana Morishita. Funeral service: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call: 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.       [SB 06/10/1997]

 

Chizuko Ogawa, 80, of Honolulu, a retired worker for Oahu Bindery Co., died Nov. 8, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. Private services.      [SB 03/12/1997]

 

Joseph Ogawa, 82, of Honolulu, a retired salesman with Honolulu Seed Co., died Sunday Mar 16, 1997 in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Yaeko; son Colin; daughters Sharon Inamine and Jo Ann; brothers Edward and Haruo; sisters Chidori Reynolds and Amy Momoki; and two grandchildren. Service: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Kumi N. Ogawa,70, of Honolulu died Nov. 14, 1997  in Honolulu. Born in Japan, she is survived by son Ishiro Sakurai. Private services.       [SB 26/11/2997]

 

Kurato Ogawa, 95, of Waialua, a retired fish cutter, died Monday Dec 29, 1997 in  Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Hiroshima, Japan. He is survived   by sons Richard, Dr. Robert and Francis; daughter Helen Kimura; brother  Ben; sisters Asayo Date and Marian Kuraoka, eight grandchildren and five  great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio,  makai chapel. Call after 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Patricia S. “Patty” Ogawa, 33, of Honolulu, an advertising clerk for Chocolates for Breakfast, died Saturday in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by mother Alice G. Services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Cremation to follow.  Casual attire.

 

Terutoshi “Richard” Ogawa, 78, of Aiea, a retiree of Castle & Cooke, died Sept. 17, 1997  in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Born on Maui, he is survived by wife Mitsuye; son Keith T.; brothers Teruo, Mitsuo, Robert and Yoshio; and two grandchildren. Private services.    [SB 30/09/1997]

 

William “Billy” Ogawa, 86, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a manager with Alexander & Baldwin Inc., died Sunday Aug 3, 1997 in Kauai Care Center. He was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. He is survived by sons Earl and Glenn; daughters Frances Yamada and Hazel Ogawa-Lerman; sisters Fusae Tanaka and Kikue Napoleon, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at St. John’s Episcopal Church. Call after 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.    [SB 07/08/1997]

 

Yoshihiro Ogawa, 59, of Kahului died Monday Aug 18, 1997 in Kahului Hale Makua.  Born in Wailuku, he is survived by wife Etsuko; son Roy; daughters Cindy Kagoshima; brothers Masachi and Hiroshi; sisters Midori Honda and Vivian Ueki; and two grandchildren. Services over ashes: 4 p.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary. Casual attire.    [SB 20/08/1997]

 

Matsu Ogimi, 97, of Honolulu died May 2, 1997  at home. Born on Okinawa, she is survived by sons Chotaro and Curtis C.; daughters Vivian S. Ige, Diane T.  Ogimi, Loretta C. Arakaki, Patsy F. Solomon, Matsue Bergen and Rose A.  Hirahara; brother Ryokichi Kuwaye; sisters Toshiko Nakazato and Yoshiko Kamehama; 29 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.  Casual attire. No flowers.       [SB 13/05/1997]

 

Gladys S. Ogomori, 68, of Hilo, a secretary and office manager for Hilo YMCA, died Aug. 30, 1997 at home. She was born in Piopio Village, Hilo. Survived by husband Susumu; mother Riu Fukuda; daughters Noreen Varney and Ada Tomosada; son Alan; sisters Umeno Ushio and Thelma Watanabe; brother David Fukuda, and two grandchildren. Private services.      [SB 09/091997]

 

Haruyo Ogoso, 97, of Honolulu died Thursday Jan 16, 1997 in the Convalescent Center of Honolulu.  Born in Hiroshima, Japan, she is survived by sons Francis T. and George N.; daughters Irene A. Ikehara and Eleanor T. Takahashi; sister Sai Hirozawa; 11 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Memorial service: 5 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Mortuary.       [SB 18/01/1997]

 

Ok Ran Oh, 90, of Honolulu died Saturday Jun 21, 1997 in Hale Nani. Born in Korea, she is survived by sons Song Su, Myong Su and Hyan Su; daughters Yang Soon Dempo, Kyong Soon Kim, Chung Suk Kim and Chang Sun Kim; 23 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.    [SB 26/06/1997]

 

Margaret K. O’Hara, 77, of Honolulu died Aug. 5, 1997  in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Hana, Maui, she is survived by son John; daughter Gloria Clark; brothers William and Lawrence Kalani; sister Ellen K. Cooper; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church, 2324 Omilo Lane. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.      [SB 19/08/1997]

 

Masao Ohara, 88, of Honolulu, a retired plumber, died Feb. 24, 1997 in Hale Ho Aloha. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by daughters Jayne M. Klunder and Trudy F. Okada; brother Yoshimi; sister Violet; and five grandchildren. Private services.

 

Katsumi “Kats” Ohta, 70, of Honolulu, a retired repairman at Sears Roebuck and Co., died Sunday Oct 5, 1997 in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Holualoa, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Sumiye; daughters Jo Ann S. Nagai and Roxanne N., Lori Lee M. and Sheri Lee S. Ohta; brothers Chuji, Itsuo, Kenneth, Tyrone and Stanley; sisters Sumie Minei and Fusae Kitaoka; and two grandchildren.  Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.    [SB 09/10/1997]

 

Kazuo Oishi, 97, of Paia, Maui died last Thursday Dec 4, 1997 in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Hilo, he is survived by sons Kenneth and Robert; daughters Kay Watanabe and Rena Matsunaga; and five grandchildren. Private services.       [SB 11/12/1997]

 

Shizue Oishi, 86, of Paia, Maui, died Saturday Feb 1, 1997 in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Hana, Maui, she is survived by husband Kazuo; sons Kenneth and Robert; daughters Kay Watanabe and Rena Matsunaga; brothers Hajime Fujioka and Gary Hashimoto; sister Umeyo Kiyota; and five grandchildren. Private services.

 

Shizuno Oishi, 90, of Hilo died yesterday Jan 27, 1997 in Hilo Hospital. Born in Hilo, she is survived by brother Kazuo. Service: 2 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.     [SB 28/01/1997]

 

Josefina F. Ojano, 74, of Hilo, a former telephone operator and secretary for the Municipal Treasury Office of Alaminos, Pangasinan, the Philippines, died last Wednesday in Hilo Hospital. Born in the Philippines, she is survived by daughter Elvira Yoneoka; sisters Remedios Arboleda, Rosalina Buaga and Corazon Fernandez; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. A gathering will follow at the family home. Casual attire. No flowers.      [SB 29/01/1997]

 

George Oka, of Makiki, owner of George’s Shell Service, George’s Towing and George Oka Travel, died Monday Jun 30, 1997 in Stanford Hospital. He was a former president of Hawaii Automotive and Retail Gasoline Dealers Association. He also appeared in numerous television and print advertisements, and was a former member of the Military Intelligence Service. Born on the Big Island, he is survived by wife Helen; sons Grant, Michael and Marvin; brother Robert; sisters Ruth Matsuura and Marjorie Thompson; and two grandchildren.  Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Honolulu Elks Club. Burial at a later date. Aloha attire. No flowers      [SB 05/07/1997]

 

Charles T. Okabe, 67, of Waipahu, a retired electrician, died Sunday Mar 16, 1997 in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Waipahu, he is survived by wife Victoria E.; daughters Jeanne H.  Hagio, Colleen T. Stevens and Lynn C. Hiyakumoto; brothers Benjamin T. and Walter S.; sisters Rose R. Watanabe and Grace T. Kamihara; and three grandchildren. Service: 5 p.m. Sunday at the Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.

 

William H. Okabe, 74, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a retired transportation clerk for Young Brothers, died Saturday Jul 5, 1997 at home. Born in Eleele, Kauai, he is survived by wife June M.; daughters Linda J. Cody and Charlene A. Okabe; son Randall H.; and two grandchildren. Private services.     [SB 08/07/1997]

 

Chiyono Okada, 101, of Honolulu died April 28, 1997  in Liliha Health Center.  Born in Okayama, Japan, she is survived by sons Dennis K. and Albert T.; daughters Jean Y. Yamaguchi and Sue S. Okada; sister Haru Hashida; 16 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Memorial services: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.      [SB 07/05/1997]

 

Elsie N. Okada, 78, of Honolulu, a retired Veterans Administration estate analyst, died Sunday May 18, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. Born on Maui, she is survived by daughter Theolinda Matsumoto; brothers Harold, Robert, Richard, Walter and Kenneth Nishihara; sisters Charlotte Tanigawa, Betty Elzey and Nancy Tokuda; and three grandchildren. Service: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church. Call after 9:30 a.m.    [SB  21/05/1997]

 

Florence M. Okada, 83, of Pauoa Valley, a retired office clerk for Love’s  Bakery, died Dec. 24, 1997 in Hale Nani Rehabilitation Hospital. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by husband James J. and son Stanley M.  Private services.

 

Hayato Okada, 81, of Papaaloa, Hawaii, a Hamakua Sugar Co. retiree, died Tuesday Jan 28, 1997 in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by children Eileen Stevens, Maile Navor, Vickie Shiroma, Milton Hughes-Okada and Patrick Purgatorio; sisters Chieko Burges and Toshimi Koyama; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Service: 11 a.m.  Saturday at Borthwick/Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Homelani Cemetery. Casual attire.   [SB 30/01/1997]

 

Kiichi “Kitty” Okada, 72, of Honolulu, a retired timekeeper at American Can Co, died last Wednesday Mar 19, 1997 in Straub Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Ethel U.; son Asher A.; daughter Carol Y. Hamamoto; mother Chiyono; brothers Masaji Kurozumi, Dennis K. and Albert T. Okada; sisters Jean Y. Yamaguchi and Sue S.  Okada. Memorial services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Mamoru “Rei” Okada, 37, of Honolulu, president of Cosmo Flying School, died Saturday Aug 23, 1997 in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Gifu, Japan, he is survived by son Shun G. Okatomi; daughter Mika S. Okatomi; parents Susumu and Yoshie; and brothers Tatsuo and Teruo. Services: 4 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.     [SB 26/08/1997]

 

Satoru Okada, 89, of Palama, a retired industrial mechanic for Dole Cannery Corp., died Sunday Apr 6, 1997 at Convalescent Center. Born in Waianae, he is survived by sons Griffith Y.  and Miles T.; daughters Ethel R. Yukihiro and Jean S. Ikeda; brother James F.; sister Stella K. Tanimoto; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Violet A. Okahara, 92, of Honolulu died Saturday Nov 29, 1997 in St. Francis Hospital.  Born in Waianae, she is survived by son Walter H.; daughter Grace S. Aoki; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services.      [SB 05/12/1997]

 

Richard “Dick” K. Okahashi, 83, of Honolulu, a retired office machine sales representative, died Tuesday Maar 25, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Clara M.; daughters Iris N. Takayama and Sharon S. Hamura; brother Chikara; sisters Kazue Okahashi, Rosalind S. Urata and Helen T. Kimura; and four grandchildren.  Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Fukuichiro Pops Okami, 95, of Honolulu, formerly of Paia, Maui, a retired Kewalo Steel carpenter, died Jan. 1, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. He was born in Japan. Survived by son Tokio; daughters Itsuko Ono, Yaeko Sato, Emiko Tokairin and Lillian T. Takaue; brothers Robert N., Harold H. and Alvin S.; sisters Dorothy S. Masaki, Teruko Takara, Norma T. Saiki, Shinobu Fukunaga, Janice H. Kimura and Suemi Shibuya, 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services were private.       [SB 13/01/1997]

 

Charles M. Okamoto, 76, of Paia, Maui, a U.S. Department of Agriculture retiree, died last Friday Sep 12, 1997 in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Paia, he is survived by wife Lily T.; son Henry M.; daughters Elizabeth K., Katherine and Margaret M.; brother Edward K.; sisters Masako and Yoshino; and four grandchildren.  Services: 5 p.m. today at Nakamura Mortuary. Casual attire.   [SB 16/091997]

 

Doris A. Okamoto, 73, of Kaneohe, a retired library technician at Kaneohe Library, died July 4, 1997  in Straub Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Melvin Y.; daughter Faith S. Kaimi; brother James Tai; sisters Terry Kaide, Charlotte Tetsuka, Jean Hikiji, Carol Cantiberos, Eunice Yasukawa and Jo Takayama; and two grandchildren. Private services.   [SB 24/07/1997]

 

Fujino “Florence” Okamoto, 88, of Honolulu, a retired cook for Burgerland and New Orleans Cafe, died April 15, 1997  in Beverly Manor Convalescent Center.  She was born in Honomu, Hawaii. Survived by nieces Virginia Okamoto, Lillian Fujiwara and Violet Takaki; nephew Milton. Private services.     [SB 28/04/1997]

 

Masako Okamoto, 75, of Pauoa Valley, a retired Central Pacific Bank employee, died Oct. 29, 1997  at home. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by brothers Fred S. and Sakae “Tom”; sister Doris T. Private services.   [SB 06/11/1997]

 

Micah S. Okamoto, infant son of Pauline A.C. and Scott R. of Waipahu, died Thursday Apr 3, 1997 in Honolulu. He is also survived by grandparents Walter and Jean Chur and Richard and Stephanie Okamoto; great-grandparents Haruko Gakiya and Stephen and Shigeko Bettencourt. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Call 5-9 p.m.  Private burial. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Winston G. Okamoto, 73, of Honolulu died Sunday Dec 21, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital.  Born in Honolulu, he is survived by son Scott; daughters Hope Lau and Faith Sabat; brothers Nori “Cyril” and Nobu “Russel”; and six grandchildren.  Services: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 4 to 8 p.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers.      [SB 27/12/2997]

 

Charles Y. Okamura, 85, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died Tuesday Oct 28, 1997 in Beverly Manor Convalescent Center. Born in Kakaako, he is survived by wife Masayo; sons Franklin Y. and Arthur Y.; brothers Iwazuchi, Keiji and Katsuo; and six grandchildren. Memorial services: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.    [SB 31/10/1997]

 

Eddie K. Okamura, 83, of Kailua, a retired carpenter, died Saturday Oct 4, 1997 in Kailua. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by daughters Kelani McDonald, Ilona Alvarez, Edwina Robertson and Gail Woltz; brothers James and Jack Tominaga; sisters Hatsuko Okimura, Hisayo Oto and Lorraine Kaneshiro; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.    [SB 09/10/1997]

 

Mitsui Okazaki, 93, of Honolulu died last Tuesday Jan 14, 1997 in the Convalescent Center of Honolulu. Born in Fukushima, Japan, she is survived by sons Jimmy H. and Phillip G.; daughter Roseline M.; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Memorial service: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.    [SB 21/01/1997]

 

Tsugio “Dickie” Okazaki,83, of San Mateo, Calif., retired from the U.S.  Postal Service, died Dec. 1, 1997 in San Mateo, Calif. Born in Waialua, he is survived by wife Ellen S., daughter Clarice Hampel, four brothers and a sister.       [SB 16/12/1997]

 

Gail Takeko Okumura, 68, of Honolulu, a retired practical nurse, died last Monday Aug 11, 1997 at her home. She was born in Lanai City. Survived by brothers Harris H. Fujii, Roy H. Fujii and Richard M. Fujii; sisters Thelma T. Taniguchi, Lucille K. Katada and Marion Y. Imai. Services were private.  [SB 18/08/1997]

 

Takeo “Sam” Okamura, 86, of Honolulu, a retired motor boat operator for the University of Hawaii-Coconut Island, died Tuesday Dec 2, 1997 in Kaiser Hospital.  Born in Kula, Maui, he is survived by sons Raymond J. and Harvey S.; daughter Evelyn Fujimoto; sisters Lillian Kamemoto and Asayo Yamashita; 15 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m.  Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.   [SB 05/12/1997]

 

Kenichi “Ken” Okaneku, 76, of Honolulu, a retired Marine Maintenance Division foreman, died Tuesday Ma 11, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. He was born in Wahiawa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Reiko; son David K.; daughters Margaret McGaughy and Aileen Nakai; brothers Kiyoshi and Seikichi; sisters Jeannie Koide, Margaret Asato, Kay Okaneku and Ruby Miyashiro, and two grandchildren. Memorial service: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.  Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Charles M. Okamura, 55, of Honolulu, a painter for M. Okamura Contractor Inc., died Thursday Apr 24, 1997 at home. Survived by son Gary; daughter Wendy; brother Kenneth; sisters Nancy Abe, Pat Nakai and Lorraine Kadooka.  Services: 8 p.m. tomorrow, Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.     [SB 28/04/1997]

 

Violet M. Okamura, 78, of Kalaheo, Kauai, died Tuesday Dec 23, 1997 at Hale Omao Care Home. She was born in Honolulu. She was an educational assistant with Waimea High School. She is survived by husband Paul; daughters Sharon Fidell and Carol Okamura; sons Cleve and Alvan, and brothers Tokuichi, Steve and Joe Hayashi.  Service: 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 3 at the Koloa Union Church. Aloha attire. No flowers.        [SB 26/12/2997]

 

Fumiko Okata, 74, of Honolulu, a retiree of Ala Moana Medical Center, died Aug. 23, 1997  in LaPaz, Bolivia. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Hideo; sons Lyle H., Delton S. and Lyndon M.; daughter Norene Y. Torikawa; brother Edwin T. Fujii; sisters Fumie Fujii and Michiko   Nishida, and six grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.    [SB 03/09/1997]

 

Alice Y. Okazaki, 67, of Kaneohe, a retired Nuuanu Hale nurses’ aide, died last Tuesday Nov 11, 1997 in Castle Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. Survived by husband Iwao; daughters Valerie M. Togo and Colynn R. Yoshida; brother Richard Takano; sisters Hazel Yamamoto and Thelma Hashimoto; 3 grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary.  Casual attire. No flowers.     [SB 18/11/2997]

 

Elna T. “Kit” Okazaki, 82, of Honolulu, formerly of Wahiawa, a retired Castner Store salesperson, died Jan. 25, 1997 in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Kipu, Kauai, she is survived by husband Yoshio “Ozio”; sons Steven Y. and Scott T.; brother Tsukasa Matsumoto; sisters Nora Nozaki and Dorothy Mori; and two grandchildren. Private services.

 

Toshiyki “Tom” Okazaki, 81, of Honolulu, a retired city plumbing inspector, died Sunday at home. Born in Haiku, Maui, he is survived by wife Kay F.; daughters Diane T. Okazaki-Morgan and Gail T. Luke; brothers Kenso, Katsumi and Haruto; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.  Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.     [SB 18/06/1997]

 

Mark M. Okimoto, 66, of Honolulu, a retired aircraft mathematical analyst, died Nov. 16, 1997 in Kailua. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by brother Stanley; sisters Katherine Yamamoto; Lois Nagafuchi, Alma Okimura and Bertha Yamamoto. Private services.       [SB 11/12/1997]

 

Yoshiko Okimoto, 86, of Papaikou, Hawaii, former owner of Kinoole Drive-In, died Jan.  22, 1997 in Straub Hospital. Born in Onomea, Hawaii, she is survived by husband Toshio; sons Hisao and George; brother Yoshio Kunimoto; sister Kinuko Taniguchi; and four grandchildren. Memorial service: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 4:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.   [SB 30/01/1997]

 

Yaeko Okimura, 81, of Haleiwa died Dec. 15, 1997 in Queen’s Hospital. She was born in Waimea. Survived by husband Kazuo; daughter Jean Ohara; brothers Masaji and Masao Ishii; sister Mitsue Hatano; 2 grandchildren. Memorial services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio. Casual attire.          [SB 24/12/2997]

 

Toshiyuki “Toshi” Okinishi, 69, of Honolulu, a retired electrician at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died Monday Aug 11, 1997 at home. Born in Hilo, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Sachiko; brothers George M. and Kenneth M.; and sister Ellen M. Satsuda. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Aloha attire. No flowers.   [SB 14//08/1997]

 

Masayo Okino, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Honpa Hongwanji Mission preschool teacher, died May 16, 1997  in Maluhia Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is sur vived by son Earl J.; brother Yukio Shiigi; and two grandchildren. Private services.    [SB  24/05/1997]

 

Natsu Okino, 93, of Honolulu, a retired owner/proprietor of Okino Cleaners, died April 28, 1997. Born in Hiroshima, Japan, she is survived by sons Atsushi and Shigeru; and daughter Agnes. Private services.       [SB 13/05/1997]

 

Shizuyo Okino, 86, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died Sunday Nov 9, 1997 in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by sons Harry N. and Bert T.; daughters Claire M. Araki and Evelyn N. Monden; sister Betsy S. Hashimoto; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.     [SB 10/11/1997]

 

Gloria Okita,85, of Honolulu died Friday Nov 28, 1997 in Honolulu. Born in Lahaina, she is survived by husband Hal K.; daughter Shirley O. Aweau; son Harold K. Jr.; sisters Isabelle Low, Margaret Fernandes, Elsie Rivera, Violet Cogar and Margaret Nakamura; brothers George and David Franks; nine grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Services: 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 2:30 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Peter and Paul Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park.     [SB 04/12/1997]

 

Hajime Okubo, 84, of Lahaina, a retired mechanic with Maui Land and Pineapple Co., died Saturday Apr 12, 1997 in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Kula, Maui, he is survived by wife Shizuko; son Edwin; daughter Ellen Sumikawa; and four grandchildren. Services over ashes: 4 p.m. Saturday at Lahaina Hongwanji Mission. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Raymond T. Okubo, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Air Force maintenance supervisor, died Feb. 6, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Hilo, he is survived by wife Betty M.; sons Walter M., Watson T. and Thomas Y.; brothers Morito and Roy; sisters Hisayo Okawa, Yoshiko Hamasaki and Bessie Karamatsu; and two grandchildren. Private services.

 

Shigeyoshi “Shige” Okuda, 70, of Honolulu, a retired computer specialist with 30th Battalion Systems Support Center, Fort Shafter, died July 14, 1997  in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Violet K.; daughters Gail K. Hedani and Cara Y. Okuda; brothers Takeyoshi and Robert T.; and two grandchildren. Private services.   [SB 23/07/1997]

 

Tomiko Okuhama, 63, of Pukalani, Maui, died Saturday Apr 12, 1997 at her home. Born in Okinawa, she is survived by husband Shintoki; mother Tsuru Hirakawa; son Thomas; daughters Judy Fukuhara and May Okuhama; brother Eisho Hirakawa; and sister Fumiko Nakanishi. Services: Over the ashes at 5 p.m. Wednesday. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Katsutaro “Flashy” Okuma, 75, of Honolulu, a retired employee of Grace Pacific Co., died last Monday Mar 31, 1997 in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Kahuku, he is survived by wife Sue S.; son Nathan N.; and daughter Annette A. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Ralph S. Okuma, of Roseville, Calif. and formerly of Waialua and LaCrosse, Wis., died August 30, 1996, at home. He was a retiree of CALTRANS and served with the 100th Battalion in World War II. He is survived by wife Alice; sons Ralph Jr., Dennis and Richard; brothers Ted S.  and David S.; sisters Hatsuko Ishihara, Doris Toma, Janet Ige, Betty Kakazu and Sue Teruya; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Memorial services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.        [SB 10/07/1997]

 

Ronald S. Okuma, 75, of Honolulu, a retired locksmith for the Sheraton-Princess Kaiulani Hotel, died Sunday Mar 23, 1997 in Kaiser Hospital. He was born in Wahiawa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Stella S.; mother Tsuru; sons Alan S., Rodney M. and Glenn S.; daughters Geraldine H. Tsuzuki, Elinor N. Kiyohiro and Pamela S. Kashima; brother Edwin S.; sisters Joyce F. Oshiro, Janet K. Aiu and Elsie K. Fujita, 21 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 8 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Private burial. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Edward S. Okumoto, 68, of Honolulu, an Outrigger Canoe Club retiree, died April 10, 1997  in Queen’s Hospital. He was born in Kukuihaele, Hawaii. Survived by  brothers Stanley and Harold; sisters Aileen Okumoto and Maile Ito. Private services.     [SB 28/04/1997]

 

Dorothy T. Okumura, 82, of Kaimuki, died Wednesday Dec 31, 1997 in St. Francis  Hospice. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Harold H., Alvin K. and Eric K.; daughters Jean N. Aipa and Mae M. Kikuchi; brothers Henry and Richard Kurihara; sisters Gladys Hayami, Alice Yamada and Grace Kawamoto, 17 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m.  tomorrow at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

The Rev. Shoichi Okuno, 74, of Honolulu, formerly of Hanapepe, Kauai, a reverend and former chief administrator for Konko Mission, died Sunday jan 2, 1997 at home. Born in Fukuoka, Japan, he is survived by wife Setsuko; sons Loren A. and Glenn H.; and daughter Karen Y. Memorial service: 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Konko Mission, 1728 Liliha St. Casual attire.  No flowers.   [SB 30/01/1997]

 

Tatsumi Okuno, 86, of Hilo, a retired salesman for Hilo Candy Co., died Aug. 15, 1997  in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Tsuyako; daughters Helen Yamasaki and Arlene Kobata; brother Isami; sisters Hanayo Yamanaka, Tatsuko Kodama, Amy Sasaki and Ellen Okuno, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.    [SB 25/08/1997]

 

Yoshiko Irene Okumoto, 78, of Honolulu, the retired owner of Nu-Way Cleaners, died Nov. 7, 1997   at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Carl Y.; sister Jean I. Nakamura, and two grandchildren. Private services.

 

Irene P. Ola, 80, of Wailuku died Monday Jan 27, 1997 in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Ligao Albay, the Philippines, she is survived by sons Lawrence Batan, Efren Vicente, Jun Fahardo, and Vergelio and Rodolfo Ola; daughters Josefina Batan Carabbacan, Mila Vicente, Zeny Dominquez and Maria Ola; brother Acion; sisters Laura Pinion and Tancing Peralta; 22 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Sunday at Ballard Family Mortuary-Haleakala chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Service: 11:30 a.m. Monday at St.  Anthony church. Call after 11 a.m. Cremation to follow.   [SB 30/01/1997]

 

Quirino F. Olegario, 82, of Waimanalo, a 34-year federal employee whose last job was for the Oceanic Institute as an electrical engineer, died Jan. 22, 1997 in Kaiser Hospital. Olegario, a former Hawaii National Guard staff sergeant, served during World War II. Born in Pangasinan, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Rosita; sons Thomas and Raymond Olegario, and Jimmy Magallanes; daughter Doris Cantere; sisters Rebecca Dinas and Dinicia Bacera; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary, call after 6 p.m.; and 9:45 a.m. Saturday at St. George Catholic Church in Waimanalo, call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

Alice E. Oliveira, 59, of Hilo, a laundress for the former Hilo Lagoon Hotel, died last Saturday Nov 22,  1997 in Hilo Hospital. Born in Waipio Valley, Hawaii, she is survived by husband James D.; sons Troy D.K. and Kaohu J.A.; daughter Keahulani K.A.; brothers Ralph and Clarence Benito, Ray and Wayne Waipa and Mark Ohumikini; and sisters Primrose “Rose” Arridson, Jane Victorine and Ginger Ohumuikini. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Prayer services: 10 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m.  Burial: Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.    [SB 29/11/1997]

 

Beatrice E. Oliveira, 70, of Pearl City died Sunday Dec 21, 1997 in St. Francis-West Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. Survived by sons Robert J., Albert N., Thomas S. and John J.; sister Vivian Santos; 7 grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m.  Friday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 1525 Waimano Home Road. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.          [SB 24/12/2997]

 

Clarence F. “Pops” Oliveira, 81, of Honolulu, a retired mason, died Thursday in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Hawaii, he is survived by son Clarence G.; daughter Linda M. Gentry; sisters Violet Ferreira and Adalaide Aveiro; and three grandchildren. Services: 8 p.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Call 6-9 p.m. Inurnment services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.     [SB 15/07/1997]

 

Grace Kaulunai Oliveira,75, of Pahoa, a homemaker, died Tuesday  Jun 3, 1997 at Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons William Kapana, John D’Amore, and Jordan, George, Buddy, Wayne and Clarence Oliveira; daughter Vanda Kekahuna; sister Elina Kipola Bee, 21 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Service: 11 a.m.  Thursday at Kamakapili Church in Kalihi. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Greenhaven Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

Robert A. “Bobby” Oliveira, 60, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired heavy equipment operator for the Mauna Kea Sugar Co., died Oct. 13, 1997  at home. Born in Pepeekeo, he is survived by wife Carol Jean; daughters Roberta Skwozinski, Constance “Momi” Ahu, Paula Pihl and Kelcey Oliveira; son Robert N.; brother Manuel; sisters Margaret Medeiros and Betty Royston; and five grandchildren. No services.    [SB 21/10/1997]

 

John D.C. Oliver, 64, of Halawa, Hawaii, a retired federal employee, died March 1, 1997 at home. Oliver, a Korean War veteran, was born in Honolulu and is survived by wife Estrella M.; sons Norman K. and Jensen M.; daughters Darleen M. Nakoa, Olivia M. Oliver and Liezel D. Oliver; brothers Rizal and Anas; sisters Soling Granade and Rosita Oliver; and four grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 p.m. Service: 10:30 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Call from 9 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

Kenneth C. Oliver, 74, of Fort Collins, Colo., who was a member of the Honolulu Elks Club, died Friday Aug 15, 1997 in Poudre Valley Hospital. He served in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard. Born in Chelsea, Mass., he is survived by wife Jean; son Gregory J.; daughter Michele Rohner; and five grandchildren.  Services on the mainland.    [SB 20/08/1997]

 

Mariano D. Oliveros,90, of Pearl City, a retired construction worker, died June 19, 1997  at Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in the Philippines. Survived by wife Esperanza Oliveros; sons Mark and Harold; daughter Marlene; 4 grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m.  Thursday, Borthwick Mortuary Mauna Kea Chapel. Call 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, 8:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday. Burial: noon, Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.  Casual attire.      [SB 30/06/1997]

 

Ethel L. and Bernard S. Oliwa Jr. of Wahiawa, mother and son, will be remembered in combined services at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Call after 6 p.m. He died Dec. 6, 1997 in Aiea. Survived by sisters Ethelbert Tanaka and Faith Nani Rusher; brother Elbern P. She died Sunday in Wahiawa. She also is survived by 7 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren.   [SB 27/01/1997]

 

Charlotte K. Olsen, 53, a former secretary for Sen. Daniel Inouye, died June 29, 1997  in St. Francis Hospital. She also worked with the city Model Cities Program and in the offices of Senate President David McClung and Lt. Gov.  Nelson Doi. She was also employed as executive secretary to the chairman of the U.S. Postal Rate Commission and with the state Department of Human Services. Born in Lanai City, she is survived by mother Haruko; sisters Fernie Olsen, Tory Gilbert, Triva Rosa and Dara Olsen; and brothers Vernon, William S. and Nolan. Services over ashes: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary.  Call after 5:30 p.m.    [SB 09/07/1997]

 

Yaeko T. Omine, 67, of Aiea, co-owner and bookkeeper for Art Omine Auto Service, died Saturday Oct 4, 1997 in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Japan, she is survived by husband Arthur T.; son Gregg T.; daughters Gloria F. Pratt, Georgia L.  Lawrence and Carolyn M. and Jessie L. Omine; brother Bunzo Furukawa; and eight grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church of Pearl City, 1334 Hoolaulea St. Aloha attire. No flowers.     [SB 07/10/1997]

 

Raymond Y. Omokawa, 83, of Wahiawa, a retired accountant at Fort Shafter, died June 2, 1997 at home. During World War II, he served in the 100th Infantry Battalion. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Anne T.; son Dennis K.; daughter Barbara L. Mende; sisters Sadie S. Miyamoto, Betty Y.  Yasuda and Hazel M. Takahashi; and five grandchildren. Private services.     [SB 18/06/1997]

 

Pearl L. “Girlie” Omoto, 83, of Honolulu died Thursday Jun 12, 1997 in Straub Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by son Donald S.; adopted sons Kevin and Corey; daughters Gladys S. Brede, Barbara S. Kekua, Harriet U.  Haalilio, Irene E. Apele and Darlene Rapozo; 24 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call 8-11 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.     [SB 18/06/1997]

 

James T. Omura, 80, of Kailua, a former Lewers and Cook machine operator, died Thursday Jan 9, 1997 at home. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Lurline K.; children Lester, Letty, Eliot, Erick and Fred Omura, Lynette Gauer and Jamie Ugaitafa; brother Ernest; sister Sue; and 15 grandchildren. Service: 7 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Inurnment: 3 p.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples Byo-do In Temple in Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.        [SB 14/01/1997]

 

Daniel T. Onaga, 78, of Haliimaile, Maui, a retired Maui Land and Pineapple Co.  supervisor, died yesterday Jan 13, 1997 in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Sprecklesville, Maui, he is survived by wife Miyoko; sons Gerard N. and Stephen H.; daughters Annette E. Masutani and Corinne Y. McKinnon; brother Sam T.; and seven grandchildren. Mass: 7:30 p.m.  Friday at St. Joseph Church in Makawao, Maui. Call after 6 p.m. Burial: 1 p.m. Saturday at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.        [SB 14/01/1997]

 

Sadie S. Onaga, 66, of Honolulu, a retired Navy Public Work Center accounts receivable clerk, died Tuesday Mar 11, 1997 in Straub Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers John M., Donald T. and Toshio, and sisters Sallie T. Onaga, Bessie M. Yugawa and Nancy Y. Kamemoto. Service: 8 p.m. tomorrow at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Alex Onesti, 33, of London was remembered in services in Honolulu. He fell to his death from the eighth floor of the Marine Surf-Waikiki Hotel March 29, 1997, after apparently stabbing his girlfriend to death. He is survived by mother Barbara; father Luigi; brother Peter; and grandmother Maria.

 

Lily W. Ong, 89, of Papaikou, Hawaii, died Nov. 19, 1997 in Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in San Jose, Calif., she is survived by brothers Robert, George and Albert K.C. Wong and sister Rose Hom. Call from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park.   [SB 02/12/1997]

 

Kazugu Onigama, 79, of Honolulu, a former owner of a painting contractors, died Saturday Mar 15, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Honomu, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Violet M.; son Rodney K.; daughter Lynn M.; brother Masashi; sister Harumi Inada; and two grandchildren. Service: 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m.

 

Mel M. Onigama, 52, of Honolulu, a Local Graphics and Design owner and CBI, Inc.  Commerial Real Estate employee, died Monday Mar 3, 1997 in Tripler Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Jane S.; son Clint J.R.M.; daughter Julie L.; father Masashi; brother Elton; and sisters Lorraine Nishida and Jean Nakagawa. Memorial service: 5:30 p.m.  Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Casual attire.

 

Alan T. “The Bear” Ono, 49, of Honolulu, an insulator for Unitek and an employee of Pacific Marine, died Thursday Aug 28, 1997 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi.  He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Debra A. Kaopuiki-Ono; son Jordan K.T., and parents Lawrence T. “Larry” and Frances M. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Cremation to follow. Scattering of the ashes: 5 a.m. Monday at Pier 6 on the Navatek. Aloha attire. No flowers.    [SB 03/09/1997]

 

Kawayo Ono, 97, of Honolulu died Nov. 20, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Paauilo, Hawaii, she is survived by sons Richard Y. and Susumu; daughter Takeko O. Sato; brothers Jun Sakai; sisters Tamayo Sakai and Shinobu Sato; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.    [SB 29/11/1997]

 

Kikuno Ono, 96, of Honolulu and formerly of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired nurse for Okada  Hospital, died June 13, 1997  in Hilo Hospital. Born in Fukuoka, Japan, she is survived by nieces Nancy Isa, Kay K. Mana and Lorraine Ono; and nephews Toshiaki, Iwao and Isao. Private services.      [SB 23/06/1997]

 

Matsuto Ono, 92, of Honolulu, a retired painter, died Friday May 23, 1997 in Honolulu.  Born in Wainaku, Hawaii, he is survived by son Richard; daughters Kazue Nakamura and Violet Uchima; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.  Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.    [SB  29/05/1997]

 

Robert S. Ono, 68, of Hilo, owner and president of Hilo Termite Pest Control Ltd., died Sunday Jul 20, 1997 at home. Born in Olaa, Hawaii, he is survived by wife  Supok; son Rodney N.; daughter Arleen S.; brother Nobusada; sisters June T.  Kajioka, Shirley Y. Tamai and Irene Ono; and four grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.      [SB 22/07/1997]

 

Yoshihiro Ono, 70, of Kailua, a retired merchandise manager for U.S.  Marine Corps, Kaneohe, died Tuesday Apr 22, 1997 in Castle Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Eiko; sons Patrick M. and Jonathan J.; brothers Stanley S.  and Harry T.; sisters Tsuyako Matsumoto, Ruth K. Fujioka and Betty M.  Takamura; and a granddaughter. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.  [SB 26/04/1997]

 

Charles N. Ontai, 88, of Honolulu died Tuesday Feb 18, 1997 in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Helen K.L.; sons Dr. Gordan C. and Allan J.; and several grandchildren. Service: 4 p.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 2 p.m.  Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

Helen L. Ontai, 86, of Honolulu, a service representative with Internal Revenue Service, died July 29, 1997  in Honolulu. Survived by sons Dr. Gordon C.  and Allan; brothers Henry, William, Edwin and Thomas Lum; sisters Frances Aiona, Dora Kaikainaihaole, Ellen Young and Mildred Lau; 6 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Memorial Mass: 8 a.m. Friday, Mystical Rose Oratory, Chaminade University. Services: 10 a.m. Friday, Diamond Head Mortuary.  Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. Send flowers to the mortuary.       [SB 06/08/1997]

 

James Ontai Jr., 81, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a retired merchant marine seaman, died Dec. 24, 1997 in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Olemoana, South Kona. He is survived by wife Masako; sons James and Daniel B.; daughter Elizabeth K.; brothers William, Gipson and Calvin Ontai and Edmund and Johnson Puou; sisters Gladys Grace, Bessy Tuhms, Elizabeth Parker, Amy Cook, Dolly Crockett and Lei Meatoga, and two grandchildren. Service: 5 p.m. Sunday at Thy Word Ministries in Captain Cook. Call from 4 to 9 p.m. Cremation to follow. Memorial service: 5 p.m.  Saturday at Hauoli Kamanao Church in Milolii. Casual/aloha attire.

 

Fancy L. Opiopio, 81, of Mililani died April 27, 1997  in Pearl City Nursing Home.  Born in Waipio Valley, Hawaii , she is survived by son Jonathan K. Lindsey; daughters Phyllis L.O. Villa; Iris A.K. Yocum, Ernie K. McCoy and Sheila N. Burch; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 98-530 Kaahele St., Aiea. Call after 9 a.m.  Casual attire.      [ SB 06/05/1997]

 

Ernest O. Orchard, 94, of Lihue, a Kelloggs Cereal Industry senior vice president, died March 6, 1997 in Wilcox Hospital. Born in Toronto, he is survived by daughter Carol Linden; granddaughter Tracey Chuch; grandson Scott Haines; and seven great-grandchildren.  Private service.

 

Francisco Ordinario Jr., 58, of Kekaha, Kauai, a Baker Support Services custodian, died Monday Mar 3, 1997 in Kauai Veterans Hospital. Born in Waimea, Kauai, he is survived by wife Gloria; daughter Cristi; and sisters Esperaza Au Young, Filomena Brasel and Rosalino Ordinario-May; brothers Alexandrio Achuara and Benancio. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Waimea Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Call from 8 a.m. Burial: Kekaha Public Cemetery.

 

Joseph-Nicholas M. Ordono, infant son of Rose Marie M. and Cecil N. Ordono of Hawaii, died March 9, 1997 in Kapiolani Hospital. He is also survived by sister Kristy Ann; grandparents Guadalupe and Alfonso Orden, Regino and Gloria Mendoza and Dominga and Cesar Ordono. Services: 10:15 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.  Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

Pelahio B. Orian, 88, of Haleiwa, a former plantation worker who owned a poultry farm, died last Tuesday Jan 28, 1997 in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in the Philippines, he is survived by sons Fred, Alexander, Albert and Michael; daughter Pauline Auelua; 21 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. Service: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

 

Domingo D. Ordona, 59, of Ewa Beach, a tractor operator with the state Highways Division, died Aug. 11, 1997  in Queen’s Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Maura C.; sons Herco and Nazario; daughter Evelyn Maldonado; mother Maria; brothers Rafael, Esteban and Orlando; sisters Marcelina Acosta, Pacita Albano and Lolita, and six grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel.  Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.    [SB 03/09/1997]

 

Felisardo Orita, 57, also known as “Nando” or “Mike,” of Hilo, a heavy equipment operator for the former Mauna Kea Sugar Co., died last Wednesday Dec 17, 1997 in Hilo Hospital. He was born in Halaula, Hawaii. Survived by sons Alfredo, Scotty, Alvin, Rodney and Lance; daughters Karen Torres and Roberta Aguiar; brothers Alfredo and Felomino; sisters Gloria Palk and Marcelina Campbell; 17 grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawi Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Halawa Catholic Church. Casual attire.          [SB 24/12/2997]

 

Ernesto C. Orizal, 57, of Pearl City died May 28 in Queen’s Hospital.  Born in Bantay Dugo, Camalaniugan, Cagayan, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Severina A.; son Ernie; daughters Lilibeth O. Juarez and Shelly O. Bayan; and three grandchildren. Rosary: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call 6-9 p.m. Services: 11:45 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.       [SB 11/06/1997]

 

Augusta Ornellas, 97, of Honolulu died Sept. 14, 1997  at home. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by sons Frank and Ralph; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of the Mount. Call 8-11:15 a.m. Burial: Kaiulani Cemetery. Casual attire.   [SB 23/09/1997]

 

Anthony Ornellas, 75, of Honolulu, a retiree of Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died Tuesday Apr 22, 1997 in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Irene F.; son Anthony T.; daughter Lorene B. Hofbauer; sisters Matilda Souza, Augusta Raposo, Edith Sciaretta and Wilhelmina Arruda. Services: noon Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to American Lung Association of Hawaii, 245 N. Kukui St.    [SB 24/04/1997]

 

Julian A.K. “Tank” Ornellas, 64, also known as “Moose,” of Ewa Beach, senior vice commander of the Disabled American Veterans Chapter No. 1, died Friday Mar 21, 1997 in Honolulu.  He was also a management executive for Keehi Lagoon Memorial Management Committee and worked in the Hawaii travel industry. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Julie; daughters Caroline Meyar and Christina Ornellas; sister Bernice K., and three grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints, Mott Smith Drive; call from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.  Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

 

Norine G. Ornellas, 67, died Friday Sep 5, 1997 at home. She was born in Honolulu.  Survived by husband George; son Lawrence; daughters Theresa Walsh and Elizabeth, Barbara and Cecelia; sisters Evelyn Hawkins and Vilma Welton, and six grandchildren. Mass: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Aiea.  Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.      [SB 09/091997]

 

Willie Ornellas, 81, of Kealia, Kauai, a supervisor for Lihue Sugar Plantation, died Thursday Se[ 4. 1997 in Wilcox Hospital. Born in Kapaia, Kauai, he is survived by wife Sophie; sons Willie, Richard and Patrick; daughter Bernice Lindsey; brothers Manuel and Ernest; sisters Mary Arruda, Annie and Emily Machado; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m.  Tuesday at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church, Kapaa. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: St. Catherine’s Church Cemetery. Casual or aloha attire.  [SB 06/091997]

 

Oscar R. Oroku, 74, of Wahiawa, a retiree of Schofield Barracks, died Friday Jul 25, 1997 in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Mitzie M.; son Rodney; daughter Karen Kutaka; brother Yoshio; sister Gladys Kim; and four grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.   [SB 29/07/1997]

 

Cody O. Orpilla, 2, son of Don and Summer Orpilla of Captain Cook, Hawaii, died last Thursday Dec 4, 1997 in Kona Community Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is also survived by brothers Nicholas and Brandon; and grandparents Barbara and Bill Caputo and Lenora Ortiz-Orpilla. Private services.       [SB 11/12/1997]

 

Zeno C. Orso, 69, of Makaha died Dec. 16, 1997 in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Lihue, he is survived by daughters Zena Kennedy and Jeannie Copecky; brother Purvis P. Orso; sisters Marion Wilder and Wisa D’Orso; and two grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Makaha Beach.

 

Isabella L. Ortez, 91, of Maui, a Pearl Harbor Public Works Center retiree, died Monday Jan 13, 1997 at home. Born in Makuapoku, Maui, she is survived by son John Rosario Jr.; daughter Margaret R. Padilla; 10 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and 18 great-great-grandchildren. Service: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.       [SB 18/01/1997]

 

Victoriano “Beto” “Torano” Ortiz, 76, of Pearl City died June 2, 1997  in Pearl City. Born in Paukaa, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Virginia “Girlie”; sons Victoriano, Kenneth, Howard “Chanito” and Glenn; daughter Vi-Lani Robertson; brothers Bernard, John, Clarence, William and Ricardo; sisters Rosita Torres, Margaret Kahalewai, Clara Sanchez and Sherrie Colon; 22 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call 6-9 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Call after 8:15 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.   [SB 10/06/1997]

 

Rachel Ortogero, 42, of Ewa Beach died May 12, 1997  in St. Francis-West Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by parents Sonny and Dorothy; sisters Cindy Malaluan, and Yvonne and Gina Kalili; and brother Jason.  Service: 9:45 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.    [SB  21/05/1997]

 

Matilda Orton, 92, of Kula, Maui died Monday Aug 4, 1997 in Kula Hospital. Born in Kula, she is survived by sons Richard Thompson and Donald Orton; and daughters Alva Lee, Gladys Haake, Mona Yim and Dolly Ching. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Maui Memorial Park.

 

Yukino Osaka, 97, of Papaikou, Hawaii, died Aug. 28 in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Olaa. Survived by daughters Kimiyo Osaka, Yoshiko Tong and Shigeko Osaka; 3 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Private services.   [SB 10/091997]

 

Allan T. Osaki, 92, of Honolulu, a retired meat cutter, died Dec. 21, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. He was born in Hiroshima, Japan. He is survived by wife  Evelyn M.; sons George M. and Allan I.; daughters Karen C. Ushijima and  Cynthia Y. Fujinaka; brother Satoru Osaki; sister Dorothy Sumimoto, nine  grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

 

Edith Satsuki Osaki,86, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died Wednesday Aug 20, 1997 at the Convalescent Center of Honolulu. She was born in Kohala. She is survived by sister Hanako Yamanaka. Services were private.    [SB 25/08/1997]

 

Helen S. Osakoda, 88, of Wahiawa died Sept. 21 in Ann Pearl Nursing Facility. Born in Waialua, Hawaii, she is survived by son George J.; daughter Linda E. Oho; brother Sunao “Flash” Kamisugi; and three grandchildren.  Private services.    [SB 30/09/1997]

 

Wallace Y. Oshiro, 54, of Kaneohe, a retired carpenter, died Saturday Jul 12, 1997 in Castle Hospital. Born in Kaneohe, he is survived by son Donny; daughters Kathylyn and Brandy; mother Kamado; brother Yasuo; sisters Hatsue Tengan, Fumiko Arakaki, Betty Ikehara and Jane Young; and four grandchildren.  Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Ordenstein’s Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.     [SB 15/07/1997]

 

Masanobu Oshima, 73, of Honolulu, died Feb. 28, 1997 at home. Born in Spreckelsville, Maui, he is survived by sisters Hatsui Tomita and Ethel Mitchell. Graveside service: 11 a.m.  today at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

 

Paul T. Oshima, 92, of Kaneohe, a retired Hawaii Times book binder, died Sunday Jan 12, 1997 in Castle Hospital. Born in Yamaguchi, Japan, he is survived by sons James, Wallace and Eugene; 14 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.        [SB 14/01/1997]

 

Randal H. Oshima, 31, of Honolulu died April 12, 1997  in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by parents Roy H. and Jeannette; brother Nathan; sister Dyanne; and grandparents Yoshiharu and Shizue Oshima and Kimiko Hiraoka. Private services.    [ SB 03/05/1997]

 

Albert C. “Blackie” Oshiro,78, of Waipahu died Saturday Dec 13, 1997 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Born in Waipahu, he is survived by wife Mamie; sons Ralph, Roy, Andrew and Wesley; daughters Claire Hane, Mabel Tome and Cynthia Kawabata; brothers Thomas, Paul and Timothy; sisters Nancy Higa, Ruth Oshiro and Alice Naito; and 13 grandchildren. Memorial services: 4 p.m.  Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.       [SB 19/12/1997]

 

Alfred S. Oshiro, 75, of Honolulu, agricultural extension agent, died last Monday Dec 29, 1997 in Honolulu. He was born on Maui. He is survived by daughters Patricia Oshiro, Leora Deibert and Susan Zeier; son Kenneth; brothers Shigetaro, Kenneth and Jinso Nako; sisters Patsy Nakagawa and Peggy Nako, and three grandchildren. Services were yesterday at Kaunakakai Baptist Church. Burial was in Maunaloa Cemetery.

 

Bertram H. Oshiro, 60, of Manoa, a retired technician for GTE Hawaiian Tel, died Saturday Oct 11, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by son Guy H.; daughter Joni C. Chang; mother Ethel S.; brothers Edward Y., Craig H. and Leslie S.; sister JoAnn S. Yamasaki; and three grandchildren. Memorial services: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6:30 p.m.     [SB 14/10/1997]

 

Choko Oshiro, 70, of Waipahu, an ITT Worldcom retiree, died Dec. 10, 1997 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. he was born in Waipahu. Survived by wife Jean H.; daughters Sharon H. Fujita, Sara N. Uyejo and Sherrie A. Oshiro; brother Seiyei; sisters Akiko Oshiro and Takeko Shinsato, and four grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.    [SB 18/12/1997]

 

Doris T. Oshiro, 73, of Honolulu, a retired presser for Baba Kea Designers, died March 9, 1997 at home. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Masao; brother George H.; and sisters Ethel K. Silva, Mildred S. Kumura, Gladys M. Higa and Sumiye Yogi. Private service.

 

Emiko Amy Oshiro, 67, of Waimanalo, a retired custodian, died Tuesday Jan 7, 1997 in St. Francis Hospice. Born in Waimea, Kauai, she is survived by mother Uto; brothers Nobuo, Nobuyoshi and George; and sisters Fusako Adachi, Terri Uyema and Myrtle Oshiro. Memorial service: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.       [SB 10/01/1997]

 

Glenn Tatsumi Oshiro, 49, of Honolulu, a retired electronics technician for Ford Aeronautical Co., died July 10, 1997  at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Harold Takeshi Oshiro and sister Geraldine Sumie Kabei.  Services were private.    [SB 21/07/1997]

 

Goro Oshiro, 71, of Waipahu died July 17, 1997  in St. Francis-West Hospital.  Born in Hilo, he is survived by wife Thelma; sons Michael, Dana, Jay and Jon; brothers Raymand, Eizen and Eizo; sisters Yoshiko Oshiro, Kameko Urasaki and Tsuruko Nagata; and six grandchildren. Services were held.   [SB 26/07/1997]

 

Harold H. Oshiro, 69, of Honolulu, retired educational director of Hickam Air Force Base, died Friday Sep 5, 1997 in Maunalani Nursing Home. He was born in Wailuku. Survived by brothers Emerick K. Ishikawa and Kenichi, Choyu, Chosei, Toshio, David S. and Joe S. Oshiro; sister Fujie Isagawa. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. Cremation to follow.   [SB 10/091997]

 

Henry A. Oshiro, 78, of Waipahu, a retired firefighter and member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died Monday Oct 20, 1997 in St. Francis-West Hospital.  Born in Lawai, Kauai, he is survived by wife Ruth Y.; sons Howard A. and James A.; daughter Jessie M.; brothers Masao and Yoshinobu Oshiro and Isamu Minei; sister Hatsuko Taba; and two grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m.  Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 5:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.      [SB 24/10/1997]

 

Hiroshi Oshiro, 73, of Monterey Park, Calif., died Aug. 24, 1997. He was born in Honolulu. He was a retired design draftsman for Hughes Aircraft. He is survived by wife Joyce and sister Suzuko Yamauchi. Private services.    [SB 03/09/1997]

 

Kame Oshiro, 96, of Hilo died Nov. 5, 1997   in Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Okinawa, Japan, she is survived by sons Yukio, Larry M., George K. and Masanori; daughters Lily Y. Heard and Pauline Sunahara; sister Oto Jakahi; 16 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.      [SB 13/11/1997]

 

Kameta Oshiro, 95, of Ewa died July 30, 1997  at home. He was born on Okinawa. He is survived by wife Kame; sons Edwin K., Edward T. and Harold T., 14 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.    [SB 07/08/1997]

 

Martha K. Oshiro, 72, of Aiea, a retired secretary for Camp Smith,  died Tuesday Oct 28, 1997 in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Wahiawa, she is survived by husband Clarence M.; daughter Carol; brothers Donald, Larry, Bernard, Albert and Walter Kim; sisters Annie Chir, Eleanor Tong and Bertha Sakumoto; and a grandson. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.    [SB 01/11/1997]

 

Masaru Oshiro, 75, of Pearl City, a retired Oahu Country Club chef, died Friday Oct 3, 1997 in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by brother Ted T.; sisters Ethel Y. Hamano and Kiku Higa; half brother Richard; and half sisters Rose Higa and Emma Masuda. Private services.     [SB 07/10/1997]

 

Misae Oshiro, 92, of Kaneohe died Jan. 10, 1997 in Straub Hospital. Born on Okinawa, she is survived by son Tadao; daughters Sakako Iraha, Asae Rosales, Itoe Oshiro, Mitsue Goya and Yotsue Okawa; brothers Masao and Shoichi Takara; and sister Shizu Uehara. Private services.    [SB 21/01/1997]

 

Noboru “Wallace” Oshiro, 75, of Honolulu, a retired city mason, died Sept.  14, 1997   in Honolulu. Born in Kapaa, Kauai, he is survived by sons Burton, Lloyd, Rodney and Clyde; daughter Lorraine Yamada; brothers Hideo, Raymond “Toshi” and Kenneth “Masa”; sister Evelyn Tawata; and 10 grandchildren.  Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire.   [SB 16/091997]

 

Rioshin “Grandpa” Oshiro, 79, of Pearl City, a retired employee for Hawaii Meat Co., died Tuesday Apr 1, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Waialua, he is survived by wife Yoshiko Oshiro; daughter Sharon T. Kawakami; son Leroy; brothers Yoshio, Henry, Shogoro, Ryosei, John and Raymond Oshiro; sisters Lillian Bessette, Jenny Nishimura and Alice Matsui; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Casual attire.

 

Stanley C. Oshiro, 73, of Hilo died July 29 in Hilo Hospital. Born in Honoipu, Hawaii, he is survived by son Stanton; daughter Robin K.; brother Fred C.; sisters Dorothy Shimabuku, Grace Cambell, Jessie Oshiro, Peggy Osumi, Rose Kawata and Beverly T. Pestano; and two grandchildren. Private services.       [SB 09/08/1997]

 

Suichi “Chu” Oshiro, 79, of Honolulu, a retired tire recapper for Theo H.  Davies, died last Thursday Aug 14, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Waikea, South Hilo, she is survived by wife Aiko; daughters Jan M. Yoshimura and Wendie S.  Shirai; brothers James, Clement and Dennis; sisters Sam Nuha, Sonoko Tokusato and Tsuneko Fujimoto; and four grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m.  Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Aloha attire. No flowers.   [SB 22/08/1997]

 

Tatsuo Oshiro, 76, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter mason, died last Wednesday Jul 30, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. He was born in Paia, Maui. Survived by wife Masako; sons Stanley M., George M. and Larry M.; daughters Loraine C.  Hama, Linda S. Chung; brother Hiroshi; sister Suzuko Yamauchi; 9 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Private services.       [SB 06/08/1997]

 

Yasutoku “Toku” Oshiro 73, of Honolulu died Saturday Sep 20, 1997. Born in Ewa, he is survived by wife Kay; brothers Yasukichi and Francis; sisters Ochiyo Oshiro, Nancy Tamashiro, Agnes Maeshiro, Toshiko Tome, Karen Miyasato and Barbara Iha. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary.  Casual attire. No flowers.   [SB 24/09/1997]

 

Yoshio Oshiro, 78, of Honolulu, a retired Pacific Plumbing Co. plumber, died last Saturday Feb 15, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Shizuko; son Miles T.; daughter Annette C. Yanagida; brother Katsuo; sisters Yoshiko Omo and Elaine Nakamura; and four grandchildren. Memorial service: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Hideo Oshita,73, of Pearl City, a retired systems analyst for the federal government, died May 25, 1997  at his home. He was born in Pepeekeo. Survived by wife Kimiko; son Patrick; daughter Eileen M. Lau; brothers Tsuneo, Hitoshi and Edward; sisters Fujie Kawachika, Miyoko Marumoto and Sachie Murata, and two grandchildren. Services were private.  [SB 02/06/1997]

 

The Rev. Takaichi Oshita, 74, of Aiea, a retired superintendent with Hercules Construction Co., died Sunday in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. He is survived by wife Janet Sadako; daughters Lois Arakaki, Jill Kunichika and Iris Larsen; brothers Fumio and Mitsuru; sister Irene Kodama; and three grandchildren. Services: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.  No flowers.    [SB  29/05/1997]

 

Yasuyo Oshita, 97, longtime Kauai resident, died Wednesday May 7, 1997 in Wilcox Hospital. Born in Kapaa, Kauai, she is survived by son James T.; daughters Mitsuko Higashiyama and Jane Matsuo; brother Asaichi Yasuda; sister Edna Oshita; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Private services.       [SB 13/05/1997]

 

Charity H. Oslund, 52, of Las Vegas, formerly of Honolulu, died Nov. 18, 1997 in Las Vegas. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Wilman; daughter Sheriann; brothers Vincent and Francis Manatan and Reynolds Tounsend; sister Sheila Manatan; and a grandchild. Services held.      [SB 03/12/1997]

 

Joseph Edward O’Steen,69, of Pearl City, a funeral director at Leeward Funeral Home, died July 20, 1997  at Kaiser Hospital. He was born in Florida.  Survived by stepdaughter Marjorie Oshiro; companion Shirley Hall; brothers Eric, Elmo and Guy; 2 grandsons; 1 great-grandson. Graveside service: 10:30 a.m. ue8 Thursday, National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers.  Casual attire.     [SB 28/07/1997]

 

Beatrice S. Ota, 65, of Wahiawa, a retired office clerk with Kilani Tire Service, died Sunday Jun 15, 1997 in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Wahiawa, she is survived by husband Itsuo; sons Calvin K. and Reed N.; daughters Linda M.  Hamada and Wanda T. Ota; brothers Harold, Arthur and Clarence; sisters Irene Newcom and Laura Chee; and a granddaughter. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.     [SB 17/06/1997]

 

Chieko “Chic” Ota, 69, of Honolulu, a retired J.C. Penney Co. office clerk, died Thursday Jan 30, 1997 in St. Francis Hospice. Born in Yamaguchi-Ken, Japan, she is survived by son Milton M.; daughter Catherine Y. Ayabe; brothers Hiroshi, Shoji and George Yoneshige; sisters Toshiko Miyamoto and Momoye Kurahashi; and three grandchildren. Memorial service: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

George Y. Ota, 82, of Aiea, a retiree of Honolulu Zoo, died Friday Jun 27, 1997 in Aiea. Born in Lahaina, he is survived by wife Doris T.; daughters Sharlene Y.  Rohde and Jerilynn Miyaji; sister Jessie; and three grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel.  Casual attire. No flowers.     [SB 02/07/1007]

 

Henry H. Ota, 68, of Holualoa, Kona, a retired tour guide with Gray Line Hawaii, died Monday Jun 23, 1997 in Kona Community Hospital. He was also former owner of Holualoa Supermarket and chairman of Aquatic and Wildlife Advisory Commission and ILWU Local Union 142 and a hunting guide. Born in Kealakekua, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Yuriko K.; sons Franklin, Gerald H., Newton and Travis K.; daughter LaVerne Kanno; brothers Clarence and Grant Kikuda and Robert and Wallace Kawakone; sisters Linda Nagai, Patricia Mizuire and June Cabrera; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Central Kona Union Church, Kealakekua. Call after 9 a.m.  Burial: Kona Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.    [SB 26/06/1997]

 

Jihizo Ota, 95, of Hilo, an independent can planter, died Saturday Jan 4, 1997 at home. Born in Kaumana, Hawaii, he is survived by sons Hiroshi, Satoshi, Charles and Albert; daughters Clara Nakato, Yukie Kunihiro, Ruth Ouye, Dorothy Burton and Lorraine Hashimoto; sister Haruko Tousaki; 35 grandchildren; and 40 great-grandchildren. Service: 5 p.m. tomorrow at Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire.         [SB 08/01/1997]

 

Keyei “K” Ota, 65, of Mililani, a retired planner and estimator at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died Thursday Jul 17, 1997 at Kuakini Medical Center. He was born on  Molokai. He is survived by wife Doris H.; daughters Roxanne S. and Allyson A. Ota; brothers Richard and Asher, and sisters Florence Akamine and Haruko Hirata. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.    [SB 21/07/1997]

 

Michie Ota, 93, of Hilo and Honolulu died yesterday Oct 15, 1997 in Nuuanu Hale Nursing Home. Born in Papaloa, Hawaii, she is survived by sons Robert M.  and Dr. George O.; daughter Maude S. Kasuya; sisters Shigeko Uemoto, Toshiko Kimura, Kikuno Yamase and Yachiyo Muranaka; nine grandchildren; and two great-grand children. Memorial services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Honomu Henjoji Mission, Hilo. Casual attire.    [SB 16/10/1997]

 

Rango T. Ota, 51, of Mililani, a service director for United Airlines, died Monday Sep 22, 1997 in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Kapapala, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Francette “Toni”; son Ryan; daughter Anela; mother Edith; brothers Robert and Terrence; and sisters Jasmine Irvine and Janet Morita.  Memorial services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m.     [SB 27/09/1997] Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Matsue Ota, 88, of Honolulu died July 5, 1997  in Honolulu. Born in Kainalu, Hawaii, she is survived by sister Yoshie Teramoto. Memorial services: 10 a.m.  next Saturday at Kona Hongwanji Hall.   [SB 26/07/1997]

 

Seichi Ota, 84, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died Aug. 13, 1997  in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Papaaloa, North Hilo, he is survived by wife Jean Y.; son James; daughters Dorothy Yoshii and Arlene McLean; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.     [SB 21/08/1997]

 

Masaru Otaguro, 77, of Aiea, a retired management analyst with the U.S.  Department of Navy, Pearl Harbor, died Saturday Sep 27, 1997 at home. He served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and Military Intelligence Service. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Helen M.; sons Harry K., Ted T., Roy S. and Paul S.; daughter Janice M.; sisters Mitsue Yamaguchi, Tsuruye Hamasu and Fumie Tsukiyama; and seven grandchildren. Memorial services: 4 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Aloha attire.    [SB 30/09/1997]

 

Keiso Otake, 83, of Honolulu, also known as Frank, retired manufacturer’s representative, died June 10 in Hale Nani. Born in Waianae, he is survived by wife Fumiko; brothers Bert Y. and Roy K.; sisters Harriet S. Harada and Aileen T. Ogawa. Private services.      [SB 25/06/1997]

 

Kikue “Kay” Otake, 71, of Honolulu, retired supervisor of custodial services at University of Hawaii at Manoa, died June 8 in Kuakini Hospital.  Born in Honolulu, she is survived by brothers Tsugio, Harlan and Mutsuo Kurihara; and sisters Yoshie Kajioka and Ethel I. Watanabe. Services: 6 p.m.  tomorrow at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.     [SB 18/06/1997]

 

Susan S. Otani, 54, of Hilo, a retired teacher at Hilo Union School, died Sunday Apr 13, 1997 at home. Born in Hilo, she is survived by husband Melvyn; son Barett; father Shigeru Ito; brother Merrill Ito; sisters Cheri Ito and Lynette Hines; and a grandchild. Memorial services: 3 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Violet K. Otani, 70, of Kula, Maui died Wednesday Dec 31, 1997 in Straub Hospital. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by husband Yukio; son Glenn H.; daughters Sharon M. Tanaka and Diane Y. Owara; brothers Henry, Roscoe, Tomio, Nelson and Yukio Koyanagi; sisters Patsy Ouchi and Joyce Kawakami, and five grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. tomorrow at Makawao Hongwanji Mission. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Outha Ouanesisouk, 56, of Kahuku, a retired dental assistant for Kokua Kalihi Valley, died April 21, 1997  in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Laos, she is survived by husband Bounseng Chanthavong; sons Parkas Rashakuman and Rayoureth, Sathy, Sathaphone and Hongknam Ouanesisouk; daughters Kantang Martinez, Karen Gumaygay and Phetmany Ouanesisouk; mother Simone; brothers Phanh and Jacky; sisters Nancy Oupraxay and Melissa Sourinthone; and three grandchildren. Call 2-4 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Buddhist services will be held. Casual attire.    [SB 30/04/1997]

 

Charles K. Oumi, 61, of Honolulu, an environmentalist for the state Department of Health, died yesterday Apr 8, 1997 at home. Born in Haleiwa, he is survived by wife Eddy Mae; and brothers Albert H., Raymond S. and Donald S. Services: 8 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Mortuary.  Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Shigeo Oura, 85, of Kahului died yesterday jan 21, 1997 in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Paia, Maui, he is survived by wife Betty; sons Jeffrey and Howard; daughters Karen Shono and Marilyn Araki; brothers Masaru and Robert; sister Yukiko Masuda; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Service over his ashes: 5 p.m. Friday at Nakamura Mortuary.  Casual attire. No flowers.   [SB 22/01/1997]

 

Maurice Ovik, 71, of Aiea died Dec. 12, 1997 in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Hettinger, N.D., he is survived by wife Blanche and daughter Maureen Herwick. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society.      [SB 20/12/1997]

 

Jack L. Owens, 39, of Palm Springs, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, a piano salesman for Baldwin Piano Co., died Sunday Feb 9, 1997 in California. Born in San Francisco, he is survived by companion Scot Moran; son Richard; daughters Christina Gilbert and Catherine and Jennifer Owens; and four grandchildren. Memorial services to be held later. Private burial.No flowers. Donations suggested to the Heart Institute of the Desert Foundation 39-600 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage, Calif. 92270.

 

George S. Oyadomari, 80, of Honolulu died Wednesday Nov 19, 1997 in Honolulu. Born in Kahuku, he is survived by sons Byron, Ramon, Alvin and Melvin; brother Eugene T.; sisters Grace Miji, Constance Collins and Evelyn Nakama; and six grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.          [SB 22/11/2997]

 

Chiyo Oyagi,91, of Lihue, a retired schoolteacher, died Wednesday Feb 26, 1997 in Wilcox Hospital.  Born in Lihue, she is survived by son Charles; sister Misao Kawakami; and two grandchildren. Service: 3 p.m. Sunday at Lihue Christian Church. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Fujiko Oyama, 75, of Honolulu died July 12, 1997  in Honolulu. Born in Waialua, she is survived by sons Alvin, Schuyler, Sidney, Christopher and Ricky; daughter Sharon Tawata; brothers Mototoshi, Ikuwo, Hideo and Melvyn Niibu; sisters Florence Wong, Ellen Au, Nancy Hokama, Carolyn Hokama and Rosaline Shinkawa; and eight grandchildren. Private service.     [SB 30/07/1997]

 

Shizuko Oyama, 90, of Los Angeles, formerly of Honolulu, died Aug. 18, 1997  in Los Angeles. She is survived by brother Charles Sakamoto. Services were on the mainland.    [SB 29/08/1997]

 

Pedro Oyamot, 74, of Makaweli, Kauai, a retired laborer with Gay & Robinson Inc., died Sunday Nov 16, 1997 at home. Born in Makaweli, Kauai, he is survived by sister Gregoria Albarado; and brothers Dick, Larry, Marcie, Severino, Alberto and Lucky. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Veterans Cemetery, Hanapepe. Call after 10 a.m.     [SB 19/11/2997]

 

Aileen H. Ozaki, 63, of Pearl City, retired president of Aloha Sheetmetal Inc., died Nov. 15, 1997  in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Born in Honalo, North Kona, she is survived by husband William; daughters Jo-Ann T. Ozaki, Donna Y.O. Hunt and Karen K. Ozaki; brothers Harold T. and Ronald Kurihara; sister Helene H. Rogers; and four grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m.  Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.         [SB 21/11/2997]

 

Albert K. Ozaki, 70, of Kamuela, Hawaii, a retired state Land and Natural Resources district irrigation manager, died Sunday jan 12, 1997 in Hilo Hospital. Born in Hilo, he is survived by wife Mabel H.; son Neil; daughters Diane Sugiyama, Barbara Ozaki and Donna Kimura; brothers Kazuo and Kiyotoshi; sisters Fumi Ozaki, Ayako Akahoshi, Sayoko Matsu, Etsuko Okimura and Shizuko Mihata; and a granddaughter. Service: 4 p.m. Thursday at Kamuela Hongwanji Mission. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.        [SB 14/01/1997]

 

Cory Y. Ozaki, 18, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a sports equipment maintenance man for Snorkel Bob, died Monday Jul  7, 1997 in Wilcox Hospital. Born in Lihue, he is survived by parents Richard and Evelyn; sister Chan tel Kakuda; brother Todd; grandmother Mabel M. Ferreira; and girlfriend JlynK. Kilar. Mass: 2 p.m.  tomorrow at Holy Cross Church, Kalaheo. Call after 1 p.m. Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens, Lihue. Casual or aloha attire.      [SB 11/07/1997]

 

Gary S. Ozaki, 52, of Waimea, Kauai, a power plant operator with Baker Support Services Inc., died Monday Sep 22, 1997 in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Waimea, he is survived by sisters Jean O. Murakami and Jane O. Takamura. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Waimea Honpa Hongwanji Mission. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.   [SB 24/09/1997]

 

George Y. Ozaki, 81, of Kekaha, Kauai, a retired Kekaha Sugar Co. crew chief, died Thursday Jan 2, 1997 in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. Born in Waimea, Kauai, he is survived by sons William, Ronald and Randolph; daughters Dorothy Kama and Mildred Sumiki; 18 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Service: 5 p.m. Monday at the Waimea Honpa Hongwanji Mission. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire.