Honolulu Advertiser & Star Bulletin Obituaries

January 1 – December 31, 1997

 

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Isabel “Marie” Ubias, 64, of Lacey, Wash. died last Saturday Dec 27, 1997 in Olympia, Wash. Born in Paia, Maui, she is survived by sons Arthur and John and daughter Beverly. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 8 p.m. Burial: noon Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 10:30 a.m.

 

Delphin Ubongen, 60, of Kapaa, Kauai died Monday Aug 18, 1997 in Wilcox Hospital.  Born in Makaweli, Kauai, he is survived by wife Christine; daughter Melissa Salazar; sons Parrish, Karl, Jason and Brian; sisters Cresencia Campos, Emperatris Pimentel, Jean Travaso, Sarah Ubongen and Lavern Feaster; brothers Dorrik and Nicolas Jr.; and two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m.  Saturday at Kapaa First Hawaiian Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.    [SB 20/08/1997]

 

Richard M. Uchida, 81, of Kailua, a retired state prison guard, died Jan. 31, 1997 in Castle Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Mildred; sons Wesley and Gerald; brother James; and sisters Suzie Uchida and Betty Samson. Service over his ashes: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Utano Uchida, 90, of Kaneohe, formerly of Chung Hoon Lane, died Aug. 14, 1997 in Queen’s Hospital. Survived by sons James, Howard and Charles; daughter Elsie Fong; brother Suichi “Fred” Yamachika; sister Ayano “Bertha” Nishimiya 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren. Private services.     [SB 08/091997]

 

Kame Uchima, 101, of Honolulu, died Feb. 18, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. She was born in Okinawa. Survived by sons Kenneth Z. Chibana and George Y. Uchima; daughter Jeanne F. Yogi; 16 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Private services.

 

Henry M. Uchimura, 64, of Honolulu, a retired primary operator for HC&D Forwarders International Inc., died Sunday Aug 3, 1997 in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by son Eric; and brother Satoshi. Services: 2 p.m.  Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.      [SB 05/08/1997]

 

Linda L. Uchiyama, 49, of Lahaina died Wednesday May 7, 1997. Born in Lahaina, she is survived by mother Alice S.; brothers Jack and Dennis; and sisters Gladys Matsushita, Amy Pataray, Fannie Kawakami and Sandra Nakasone. Services over ashes: 4:30 p.m. tomorrow at Lahaina Hongwanji Mission. Casual attire.  No flowers. [SB 08/05/1997]

 

Leonida B. Udani, 61, of Honolulu died Thursday Jul 24, 1997. Born in Visaya Vintar, the Philippines, she is survived by husband Domingo; son Joe; brother Teodoro Balanay; sisters Violeta Vidad, Catalina Tunac and Elvigia Andrada; and a grandson. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Services: 11:15 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.     [SB 30/07/1997]

 

Douglas K. Miyashiro Uechi, 73, of Honolulu died Nov. 20, 1997 in Maluhia Hospital. He was born in Hamakua. He was a retired federal employee and a veteran of the Military Intelligence Service. Survived by wife Yoshiko; son Kirk R.; daughters Patricia N. Davison and Sandra K. Glynn; brothers Frank Z.  Takeichi and Tsuneyoshi Miyashiro; sister Mitsue “Margaret” Iraha, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.   [SB 01/12/1997]

 

Raymond “Ray” T. Uechi, 82, of Honolulu, a manager at the Dr. Mike Uechi office, died March 16, 1997 in Hale Pulama Mau. He was born in Hawi, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Clara S.; sons Dr. Mike D.S. and Gordon M. Uechi and Roy K. Nakamura and Waring K. Nakamura; brothers Larry and Ralph Matsuda; sister Clara Uyechi, and eight grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at the Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary.  Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Emily N. Ueda,73, of Waimea, Kauai, a retired dental technician assistant, died last Tuesday Nov 18, 1997 in Kauai Veterans Hospital. Born in Kapaa, Kauai, she is survived by husband Kiyoshi; sisters Eleanor Sasaki, Helen Hamamura, Elsie Koigawachi and Gladys Yamashiro; and brothers Robert and Albert Tsuchiya.  Private services.       [SB 26/11/2997]

 

Motoi Ueda, 91, of Hilo, a retired University of Hawaii extension agent, died Tuesday Nov 18, 1997 in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was also a driver and narrator for Jack’s Tours Inc. Born in Wahiawa, he is survived by wife Takayo; son Byron T.; daughters Kay Kudo and Ann Kawai; brother Goro; sister Sumie Onaga; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire.     [SB 19/11/2997]

 

Shizue Ueda, 90, of Honolulu, retired co-owner of Georges Restaurant, died Jan. 16, 1997 in Hale Pulama Mau. Born in Yamaguchi, Japan, she is survived by daughters Florence S.  Nakao and Alice T. Oshita; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.   [SB 31/01/1997]

 

Anne A. Uehara, 74, of Honolulu, office manager for Sen. Rod Tam’s office, died Feb.  13, 1997 in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Waipahu, she is survived by husband James M.; son Claude M.; brothers Hiroshi, James T., Roger, Harold and Roy Suzuki; and sisters Evelyn Yagi, Betty Tokita, June F. Kojima, Molly M. Yoshii and Joyce M. Hayashida. Private services.

 

Baishin Uehara, 100, of Honolulu, a retired baker for Taiyo Bakery, died May 31, 1997  in Crawford Convalescent Center. Born on Okinawa, he is survived by sons Sam H. and Robert T.; 15 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

 

Tadaichi Uehara, 69, of Honolulu, a retired cook for Liberty Grill, died Nov.  25, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Wainaku, South Hilo, Hawaii, he is survived by brothers Larry M. and Isamu; and sisters Nancy and Leatrice Kam and Susan H. Uehara. Private services.       [SB 11/12/1997]

 

Utako Uehara, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Columbia Inn Restaurant pantry helper, died Feb. 1, 1997 in Hale Pulama Mau. Born in Okinawa, she is survived by sons Masao and George; daughter Yoshiko Yano; brother Raymond Nakasato; sisters Mitsue Matsuda, Itsuyo Tamanaha, Natsuko Nakaya and Violet Ogawa; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

 

Asato Ueki, 88, of Wailuku died Thursday Jul 17, 1997 in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Hana, Maui, he is survived by wife Kiyoko K.; son Bruce; daughters Amy  Tomita, Sally Ann Tabon, Stella Valnor and Judy Hamane; sisters Natsuyo Hayase and Thelma Kondo; 13 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.  Services over ashes: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Wailuku Jodo Mission. Casual attire.      [SB 22/07/1997]

 

Tsugio Uemura of Hilo, 59, a painter for Endo Painting, died Wednesday Jan. 1, 1997 in Hilo Hospital. He was born in Hilo. Survived by daughters Gail Uemura, Karen Feliciano and Lyann Matso; stepdaughters Cindy Arruda and Michelle Ota; mother Hatsume Uemura; brothers Muneo and Gilbert; sisters Kinuyo Knight and Yoshito Nagamine; 8 grandchildren. Memorial serv ice, 6 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Ichiro Ueno, 68, also known as Ike I. Ueno, of Honolulu, a retired state government employee, died March 24, 1997  at home. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by brothers Isao, Alan H., Henry and John Ueno; sisters Hisako Okada, Betty Owens and Helen Fukunaga. Private services.

 

Eiko K. Ueoka, 65, of Aiea and formerly of Paia, Maui, a tour guide with Akina Aloha Tours, died Monday Oct 13, 1997 at home. Born in Tokyo, she is survived by son Mark N.; daughters Sharon A. and Joan M.; brother Yasuo Kishimoto; and sister Toshiko Kishimoto. Services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Paia Mantokuji Mission.  Casual attire. No flowers.    [SB 16/10/1997]

 

Doris T. Ueoka, 71, of Mililani died May 6 at home. Born in Highlands Park, Mich., she is survived by sons Dennis N. and Gary H.; daughter Margaret T.  Gibo; mother Kin Ito; brother Richard Ito; sister Evangeline Kodaira; and two grandchildren. Memorial service: 3 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.   [SB 15/05/1997]

 

Donna T. Uetake, 61, of Honolulu, a salesclerk at Duty Free Shoppers, died Nov. 18, 1997 at home. Born in Tokyo, she is survived by husband Stanley S.; son Craig S. Suda; mother Tsuru Tomita; brothers Hiroshi Mizoe and Toru, Tetsu and Fumio Ebisawa; and three grandchildren. Private services.    [SB 29/11/1997]

 

Robert K. Uetake, 77, of Honolulu, a retired superintendent at Associated Masons, died April 17, 1997  in Straub Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Midori; brothers Yoshiro and Raymond; and sister Margaret. Private services.      [SB 07/05/1997]

 

Martha E. Ufuti, 58, of Kaneohe died Saturday Oct 11, 1997  in Castle Hospital. Born in American Samoa, she is survived by husband Fred; sons John and Robert; daughters Joann Maa‘e, Jessie Helsham, Jerry-Ann and Liza; brothers Steve and Robert Steven; sister Margaret; and seven grandchildren. Services: noon Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.     [SB 14/10/1997]

 

Angel D. Ulep, 67, of Honolulu died Aug. 7, 1997 in St. Francis Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. Survived by wife Matilde; sons Lazaro, Lamberto, Alfredo, Sonny and Angel; daughters Violeta Ganal and Virginia Fiesta; brothers Avelino, Brillante and Rafael, and 16 grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St.  Paul’s Church, Queen Emma Square. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.      [SB 09/091997]

 

Theodore Umali, 74, of Honolulu died last Friday at home. Born in Washington, D.C., he is survived by sister Louise Sullivan. No services.  Donations suggested to a favorite charity.     [SB  30/05/1997]

 

Masatoshi Umemoto, 78, of Honolulu, a retired accountant for U.S.  Support Command and finance and accounting office, Fort Shafter, died Wednesday Apr 16, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Caroline T.; sons Ernest M. and Donald K.; daughters Evelyn T. Kuniyoshi and Pat Kuniyoshi; sister Janice A. Ouchi; and five grandchildren. Private services.  [SB 22/04/1997]

 

Hatsuko R. Umeno, 84, of Pearl City died Saturday Jun 7, 1997 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by sons Wayne H. and Morris Y.; daughter Sandi T. Asamura; brothers George and Albert Terada; sister Elaine Fukada; and two grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.     [SB 12/06/1997]

 

Kikue Umeno, 80, of Hilo died yesterday Apr 15, 1997 in Hilo Hospital. Born in Hilo, she is survived by husband Richard K.; sons Douglas and Dennis; daughters Patricia Ah Sing, Irma Imai and Lois Wakida; brothers Yasuo and Koichi Iwasaki; sisters Takayo Hirata and Yoshie Miyashita; and eight grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. tomorrow at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.

 

Gordon R. Umetsu, 44, of Kapaa, a Hanalei Transfer Station employee, died Wednesday Mar 12, 1997 in Wilcox Hospital. Born in Lihue, he is survived by parents Kichiro and Teruko; brother Calvin; and sisters Lynette Umetsu, Carol Aceret, Gail Lee and Lisa Kimura. Service: 3 p.m. Sunday at Kapaa United Church of Christ. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Natsuyo Umetsu, 93, of Hilo, a retiree of Olaa Sugar Co., died yesterday Aug 12, 1997 in Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Olaa, Hawaii, she is survived by sons Shigeo and Toshio; daughters Mitsue Hanabusa, Tsuyuko Shimizu, Yaeko Fujiwara and Ruriko Hayashi; sister Matsuko Odani; brother Masao Odani; 28 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Services over ashes: 2 p.m.  tomorrow at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire.  No flowers.     [SB 13//08/1997]

 

Robert G. Umiamaka, 49, of Kaneohe, a rigger at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died June 10, 1997 in Kailua. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by mother Nora Adric;  wife Pixie; sons Robert and Elijah; daughters Sheryl and Hollie; stepson Garret Kaneshiro; stepdaughters Rachel and  Samantha Kaneshiro; ; grandmother Elizabeth Santos; stepfather Alexander Needham; brothers Abel and Nalani Umiamaka and Paul and Bill Needham; sisters Naomi Rodrigues and Moana Silva; and three grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.     [SB 18/06/1997]

 

Bernardo U. Unciano,69, of Honolulu died Dec. 7, 1997. Born in Magsingal, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Elena; daughters Fidela, Barangan and Ada Unciano, Yolanda Cardenas, Tina Abobo, Dolly Sevidal and Emeline Bolo; sons Salvador, Eufronio, Primo, Chris and Sixto; brothers Esteban and Placido; sister Clara; 23 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.       [SB 16/12/1997]

 

Henry Y.O. “Boy” Ung, 49, of Honolulu, a retiree of Jolly Roger and Yum Yum Tree Bakery, died Friday Jul 25, 1997 in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by sisters Gertrude and Laura; and hanai brother Greg Au. Services: 12:30 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary. Call 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.    [SB 31/07/1997]

 

Sum Keau “Annie” Ung, 82, of Haleiwa died Thursday Aug 7, 1997 at home. Born in Haleiwa, she is survived by sisters Grace and Clara Chun and Mabel Huddy.  Servic es: noon Thursday at Mililani Mortuary- Waipio. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.       [SB 12//08/1997]

 

James P. Uniack, 33, of Kalaheo died Friday Jun 6, 1997. Born in Los Angeles, he is survived by mother Deborah Byrnes; father William; sister Jane; brothers Jeffrey, Bill and Alex; and grandparents John and Betty Allan. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Waiohai Beach. Casual attire.   [SB 10/06/1997]

 

Morris M. Unten, 53, of Pearl City, owner of Assurance Fender Work, died Aug. 17, 1997  at Queen’s Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Susan S.; father Richard Y., and brothers Norman N., Dennis D. and Gene S. Service: noon Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.  [SB 02/09/1997]

 

Fumiyo K. Uohara, 95, of Honolulu died Sept. 4, 1997   in Hale Ho Aloha. Born in Koloa, Kauai, she is survived by sons George I. and Walter Y.; daughter Madeline K. Ikei; brother David Kurisu; sister Akino Hamamoto; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.  Private services.   [SB 16/091997]

 

Fukue Uotani, 100, of Honolulu died June 11, 1997  in Leeward Nursing Home.  Born in Osaka, Japan, she is survived by daughter Ginko Yoshinaga; and five grandchildren. Private services.

Catherine Wright, of Honolulu, a retired federal employee and World War II veteran, died Sunday in Honolulu. Born in Pennsylvania, she is survived by friends Elizabeth Clancey and Connie Barrett. Services pending.     [SB 20/06/1997]

 

Annabelle Upa, 81, of Gardena, Calif., formerly of Hawaii, died Jan. 10, 1997, in Gardena. Born in Lahaina, she is survived by daughter Rochelle Fitzpatrick; hanai son Richard  Yamane; brother Boniface Lee; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Service: 11:15 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Burial: Kalaepohaku Cemetery.   [SB 22/01/1997]

 

Mizue Urabe, 77, of Kapaa, Kauai, died Feb. 10, 1997 in Wilcox Hospital. She was born in Fukuoka, Japan. Survived by sons Ralph and George; daughters Helen Iwamoto and Elaine Tamura; mother Chiyo Iwaya; sister Yoko Ezaki; 14 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren. Private services.

 

Clara T. Urada, 72, of Pearl City, a retired restaurant worker, died Sunday Jan 26, 1997 in Queens Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Richard A.; daughters Velma H.  Kawamae, Corinne T. Tam and Arlene M. Young; brother Harold C. Asada; sister Annie S. Isono; and two grandchildren. Memorial service: 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Private inurnment. Casual attire.     [SB 28/01/1997]

 

Hisayo Urago,94, of Wailuku died Sunday Dec 14, 1997 in Hale Makua. Born in Yamaguchi Ken, Japan, she is survived by sons Isao L. and Mitsuo; daughters Grace Tanimoto and Sachie Kitagawa; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services over ashes: 11 a.m. Thursday at Nakamura Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.       [SB 16/12/1997]

 

Ernest K. Urata, 61, of Pearl City died last Tuesday Oct 14, 1997. Born in Hawaii, he is survived by wife Betty; daughters Kellie and Kim; sons Clayton and Kevin; mother Hatsue; sisters Florence Haraguchi, Jane Kaneshiro and Debbie Kawahara; and two grandchildren. Services: 11:15 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 10:45 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.    [SB 21/10/1997]

 

Kikuyo Urata, 96, of Honolulu died Aug. 31, 1997  in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Born in Japan, she is survived by grandson Raymond Westfall.  Private services.   [SB 23/09/1997]

 

Violet S. Urata, 77, of Maili died Aug. 14, 1997  in Queen’s Hospital. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Harry and Brent; daughters Norine Dias and Hilda Urata, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire.    [SB 29/08/1997]

 

Walter M. Urata, 66, of Honolulu, a retired welder for the city Parks Department, died Sunday Dec 28, 1997. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Marian Y.; daughters Shannon and Kimberly; brother Jackie T., and sisters Yuriko Takekuma, Chieko Miyamoto, Nobuko Hashimura, Yaeko Koga, Etsuko Arashiro and Sueko Higa. Services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.  Casual attire. No flowers.       [SB 30/12/2997]

 

Yoshiko Urata, 89, of Kaneohe, a retired Japanese school teacher, died Jan.13, 1997 in the Ann Pearl Nursing Facility. Born in Hiroshima, Japan, she is survived by brother Sadao Motokane; and sister Violet T. Hoshibata. Private services.

 

Yoshino Urata, 93, of Eleele, Kauai, died Tuesday Oct 21, 1997 in Hale Omao Care Home. Born in Wahiawa, Kauai, she is survived by sons Jackie and Walter; daughters Yuriko Takekuma, Chieko Miyamoto, Nobuko Hashimura, Yaeko Koga, Etsuko Arashiro and Sueko Higa; brother Tatsuo Sakai; sisters Ayano Arakawa and Shimeyo Horita; 22 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Hanapepe Soto Zen Temple. Casual attire. No flowers.    [SB 25/10/1997]

 

Fumie Uratani, 71, of Hilo, a Hilo Hospital registered nurse, died Wednesday Mar 5, 1997 in Los Angeles. Born in Papaikou, Hawaii, she is survived by daughter Gale Miron; brothers Eiki, Eisho and Yoshio Matsumoto; sisters Tsuruko Johnson, Sadako Higa and Sueno Lally; and two grandsons. Service: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 4 p.m.  Burial: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Robert K. Urauchi, 68, of Kamiloloa, Molokai, plumbing inspector, died Monday Feb 24, 1997 at home. Born in Ualapue, Molokai, he is survived by wife Roberta “Bobbie”; brothers John and Paul; sisters Irene Satsuma, Masako Shimizu, Grace Kashiwamura, and Vickie Matsuguma. Service: 11 a.m. Sunday at Soto Mission Church of Kaunakakai. Call from 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Kapaakea Cemetery. No flowers. Aloha attire.

 

Yoshiko Urian, 66, of Mililani, a retiree of U.S. Army Golf Association Club System, died Sunday Aug 17, 1997 in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Yamaguchi Ken, Japan, she is survived by husband Bonifacio; brothers Manzo and the Rev. Saizo Okazaki; and sister Sister Yukiko Okazaki. Services: 7 p.m.  Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.   [SB 23/08/1997]

 

Cirilo S. “Eroy” Urmeneta, 86, of Aiea, a retired Holsum Bakery worker, died Thursday May 22, 1997 in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Magsingal, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Evangelina A.; sons Roy, Aly and Iban; daughters Mary Urmeneta-Johnson, May Afoa, Melva Urmeneta; and brother Dionisio. Service: 10:15 a.m. tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 8:30 a.m. Burial Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.  [SB  27/05/1997]

 

Tomas C. Urmeneta, 57, of Florida, died Aug. 9, 1997  in Florida. He was born in the Philippines. Survived by wife Ida; son Tomasito; daughters Lisa, Imelda, Mercy, Marietta and Rowena; father Basilio and mother Gregoria C.; brothers Deogracias and Basilio Jr.; grandchildren. Services: 10:45 a.m. Saturday, Mililani Mortuary-Waipio. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.   [SB 10/091997]

 

Rodolfo B. “Rudy” Urnagan, 68, of Kapolei, a baker, died Oct. 2, 1997  in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Born in the Philippines, he is survived by wife Filomena; sons Mariano and Conrado; daughters Cynthia Benzon, Carmencita Acosta and Laura, Armida, Rhodora and Glenda Urnagan; and 13 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.      [SB 05/11/1997]

 

 

Kiyoko Ushijima, 67, of Aiea, a Pacific Beach Hotel banquet captain, died Thursday Jan 30, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. She was born in Akasaka, Tokyo, Japan. She is survived by husband Sukeaki; daughters Jean A. Pang, Eileen K. Kawaguchi, Mary L.M. Furoyama and Cimone Y. Ushijima; mother Toshiko Manno; brothers Shoichiro, Yuuhei and Eizaburo Manno; sisters Nobuko  Shimoyama and Haruko Hanano, and seven grandchildren. Service: 8 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Burial: 3 p.m. Thursday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Kiyoshi Ushijima, 95, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii County road maintenance worker, died last April 19, 1997  in Hilo Hospital. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii.  Survived by sons Horace and Carl T.; daughters Blanche Daniels, Carol Ushijima and Pearl Heim; sister Haruko Matsuo; grandchildren; great-grandchildren. No Hawaii services.     [SB 28/04/1997]

 

Victor V. Utleg, 78, of Honolulu died Oct. 21, 1997  in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Angela A.; sons Victor Jr., Orlan and Artur; daughters Martina Tomas, Norma Utleg, Floresa Alcon, Lydia and Fridelina Hernandez; 23 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Wake: 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony’s Church, 640 Puuhale Road. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.   [SB 06/11/1997]

 

John S. Uwaine, 90, of Hiroshima, Japan, formerly of Honolulu, died Feb. 7, 1997 in Hiroshima, Japan. Born in Waiakea, Hawaii, he is survived by sons Edwin, Lawrence and Dennis; daughters Amy Okamura and Edna Jackson; brother Yoshio; sisters Kishie Fujioka and Yoshiko Uwaine; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

 

Lawrence S. “Larry” Uwaine, 54, of Honolulu, a former Revlon employee, died May 2, 1997  in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by companion Carole Yano; brothers Edwin E. and Dennis K.; sisters Amy K.  Okamura and Edna T. Jackson. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.       [SB 13/05/1997]

 

James M. Uyeda, 65, of Pearl City, a retired Department of Accounting and General Services accountant, died Sunday Jan. 5, 1997 in the Pearl City Nursing Home. He was born in Makawao, Maui. Survived by wife mother Dora; Norma M.; sons Dennis, Clifton, Derek, Stuart and Russell; daughter Pauline; brothers Teruaki, Arthur, Oliver, Harry and Roy; sister Margaret; 3 grandchildren. Memorial service: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Inurnment with military honors: 10:30 a.m. Thursday National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Peggy Y. Uyeda, 85, of Hilo and formerly of Papaaloa, a retired meat wrapper for Sure Save Supermarket, died May 21, 1997  in Life Care Center, Hilo.  Born in Kukaiau, Hawaii, she is survived by sons Larry and Leroy; daughter Betty Lou Takahashi; brother Iwao Tamura; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.     [SB  30/05/1997]

 

Thomas M. “Mako” Uyeda, 86, of Hilo, formerly of Papaaloa, Hawaii, a retired Laupahoehoe Sugar Planatation harvesting supervisor, died Monday May 12, 1997 in the Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Kukaiau, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Peggy; sons Larry and Leroy; daughter Betty L. Takahashi; eight granchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at Dodo Mortuary.  Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.   [SB 15/05/1997]

 

Briana A. Uyehara, infant daughter of Rodney M. Uyehara and Leslie Ann Fox, died Wednesday in Kaiser Hospital. She is also survived by grandparents Ted T. and Judith T. Uyehara and James B. and Lynn B. Fox and Johnnie Ruth and Drew Hollywood; and great-grandmothers Shizue Tokuda and Jane Edmondson. Services: 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Nativity Church, 5826 Kalanianaole Highway. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.    [SB 30/08/1997]

 

Elaine C. Uyehara, 72, of Honolulu, a retired Ocean Express assistant reservation manager, died Feb. 24, 1997 in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Koloa, Kauai, she is survived by son Milton; daughters Vivian, Blanche and Kathleen; sisters Mildred Watanabe and Matsuno Higashi; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

 

Kamesuke Uyehara, 91, of Honolulu, a retired gardener, died Sept. 14, 1997  in Crawford Convalescent Nursing Home. Born in Okinawa, Japan, he is survived by wife Yukiko; son David S.; daughters Florence A. Akamine, Naomi T.  Takamoto, Yvonne M. Kagihara, Susan Y. Uyeda and Dale R. Uyehara; brother Bert S.; sister Misao Asato; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.  Private services.   [SB 23/09/1997]

 

Nancy Y. Uyehara, 78, of Mililani died Sept. 6. , 1997   in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Masayuki; daughters Linda Nishioka, Mary Ann Enoki and Patsy Ching; brother John Chinen; sister Patsy Kawakami; and a grandchild. Private services.   [SB 16/091997]

 

Sam Masao Uyehara,87, of Honolulu, retired owner of Smile Cafe, died Aug. 17, 1997  at Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Waiakea, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Miyoko; daughters Nancy Lee, Amy Afuso, Katherine Naomi Uyehara, June Sumako Oyakawa; brothers Masaji, Majo, Nobu and Jimmy Takeo; and six grandchildren. Services were private.    [SB 25/08/1997]

 

Tomi Uyehara, 104, of Honolulu, a sugar plantation worker, died Feb. 14, 1997 in the Liliha Health Center. Born in Yaeyama, Okinawa, she is survived by son Richard S.; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Service: 10 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Inurnment: Nuuanu Memorial Park.

 

Edwin T. Uyema, 78, of Waipahu, a retired warehouse clerk with federal and state government, died May 24, 1997  in Kuakini Hospital. He was born in Hamakuapoko, Maui. He is survived by sister Jean Tonaki. Private services.        [SB 03/06/1997]

 

Hiroshi “Jimmy” Uyemura, 82, of Honolulu, a retired maintenance superintendent for International Market Place, died Sunday Aug 10, 1997 in Kahuku Hospital. Born in Kalopa, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Koharu; son Neil F.; brother Masayuki; and sister Yoshie Ishii. Memorial services: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.   [SB 14//08/1997]

 

Edith Y. Uyeno, 94, of Honolulu died Jan. 3, 1997 in the Hale Nani Health Center. She was born in Kona, Hawaii. Survived by daughters Elinor Gross and Elva Yoshihara, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services were private.       [SB 13/01/1997]

 

Paul K. Uyeno, 74, of Hilo, a retired kitchen supervisor with Holmes & Narver in Kwajalein and Johnson Island, died Thursday Jun 26, 1997 in Hilo Hospital. Born in Hilo, he is survived by brothers Richard, Albert and Keiso; and sisters Nancy Nishimura and Joan Yamasaki. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary.  Call after 1 p.m. Cremation will follow. Casual attire.     [SB 02/07/1007]

 

Beatrice H. Uyeshiro, 79, of Kailua, a retired seamstress with Paradise Sportswear, died Monday Oct 20, 1997 in Castle Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Antoku “Donald”; sons Ronald Y. and Glenn Y.; daughter Carolyn F. Huddleston; stepmother Mary Asato; brothers Edward S. and George N.; sisters Matsuko Nakamura, Dorothy S. Kaneshiro and Alice M. and Gladys S. Shimabuku and Grace T. Uyeshiro; and 12 grandchildren. Memorial services: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.      [SB 24/10/1997]

 

Koichi Uyesugi, 92, of Waipahu died April 28, 1997  in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Born in Waipahu, he is survived by wife Kimiyo; daughters Doris Kato, Edith Ishinaga and Nancy N. Miyatake; and six grandchildren. Private services.      [SB 07/05/1997]

 

Yaeko Uyesugi, 71, of Waialua died last Friday Mar 14, 1997 in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Kapaa, Kauai, she is survived by husband Masao; sons Howard, Richard and Kenneth S.; sisters Misao Shimamoto, Tsuneko Shiroma, Fumiko Kakehi, Shirley Morimoto, Loretta Ishida and Daisy Ishihara; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.