Honolulu Advertiser & Star-Bulletin Obituaries

January 1 - December 31,  1996








George W. Zacharisen, 96, of Kailua-Kona, a retired electrical engineer, died Tuesday July 2, 1996  in the Hillhaven Healthcare Center. He is survived by wife Gladys I.; sons Wilbur S. and George C.; daughter Shirley I. Fernandez; brother Harry; 12 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.   [SB 08/07/1996]


Ethel  K. Zakahi of McCully, a retired Edwards  Enterprises binder, died  Sunday, Feb. 4, 1996 in Kuakini Hospital.  Zakahi, 82, was born in Kohala, Hawaii.  She is survived by son Stanley  K.; and  two grandchildren.    [SB 10/02/1996]


Lynn S. Zakimi of Honalulu died Saturday Jan 13, 1996 at home. Zakimi, 69 was born in Honolulu. She is survived  by husband Saiji; daughters Audrey ,Kelly and Lily Simpson; sons. Paul and James; brothers George, Tam and Susumu Shiroma; sister Yoshi Tsukayama and 15 grandchildren.  Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Kaneohe.  [SB 17/01/1996]


Henrietta H. "Carrie" Zane, 72, of Honolulu, a retired Arizona Memorial cashier, died Oct. 22, 1996. She is survived by husband Jake; sons Baltazar P. Garces Jr. and James Zane; daughters Caroline Tateyama, Bernadette Kaai, Belinda Ramos, Mary Farrara, Cindy Saffery and Patricia Tancavo; brothers Joseph and Juan Halbuna, Art Tamburi, Magua Aguilar and Vincent Angelias; sisters Connie Walters, Laurie Baker, Philomena Angelias, Julia Omilda, Elizabeth Tooru, Zelinda Luna, Violet Willis, Marie Pacheco, Sarah Davis and Diane Shaw; 20 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Service: 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Sts. Peter and Paul Church, 800 Kaheka St. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.     [SB 30/10/1996]


Jacqueline Y.T. Zane of Honolulu died April 29, 1996 in Queen’s Hospital. Zane, 68, was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Sen Fat; and sisters Marjorie Y.T. Pang, Blossom L.Y. Zane and Violet L.Y. Wong. Private services.     [SB 09/05/1996]


Katherine Y. Zane, 88, of Honolulu, owner of Zane’s Apartment Hotel, died Nov. 30 , 1996in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by son Frederick Z.; daughters Evelyn Z. “Eva” Chong and Muriel Z. Jones; sisters Molly Russell, Irene Young and Nancy Y. Ching; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Memorial service: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Elizabeth Episcopal Church, 720 N. King St. Call after 10 a.m. Donations suggested to St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church or the Maunalani Nursing Center. Aloha attire.  [SB 10/12/1996]


Robert Y.C. "Sonny" Zane, 59, of Honolulu, a retired Liberty Bank assistant vice president who worked part-time as an Aloha Airlines service representative, died July 1, 1996  in Straub Hospital. He is survived by wife Veronica Y.L.; and sisters Muriel K.L. Zane Wong and Viola Z. Fountain. Service: 9:45 a.m. Thursday at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Call after  8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.    [SB 09/07/1996]


Howard M. Zeidler, 76, of Kaneohe, a retired research engineer who worked for Hewlett-Packard, died Sunday Oct 20, 1996  at home. He is survived by niece Pat Wilkie; and nephew Doug Archer. Memorial service: 6 p.m. Thursday at United Methodist Church. Private scattering of ashes. Aloha attire.     [SB 22/10/1996]


John K. Zell of Makawao, Maui, founder, owner and manager of several Montessori Schools in California, died March 31, 1996  at home. Zell, 51, was born in Dayton, Ohio. He is survived by wife Althea Alabab-Zell; mother Agnes; sons Aaron Zell and David Pointer; daughter Marisol Delaney; and sister Jizell Albright, Pamela Lanaro and Deborah Matthews. Service: 10 a.m. April 3 at Makawao Hongwanji Mission. Burial: Makawao Veterans Cemetery.  [SB 02/04/1996]


Marguerite M. Ziemlak, 84, of Honolulu died Sunday Aug 25, 1996  in Straub Hospital. She is survived by husband Stanley; and a nephew. Service: 10 a.m. tomorrow at the Elks Club.     [SB 28/08/1996]


Lucile A. Zierke, 85, of Kalaoa, Hawaii, died Sept. 23, 1996  in Kona Community Hospital. She is survived by son Clement; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Mass: 6 p.m. Saturday at St. Michael's Catholic Church on Alii Drive in Kailua-Kona.      [SB 31/10/1996]


Frank M. Zinkie, 67, of Kaneohe, a retired Pearl Harbor boilermaker, died June 11, 1996  in Las Vegas. He is survived by partner Julia; hanai children Lorri Ligrimas, and Clayton and Lisa Zinkie; and sister Marilyn Sivak. Services to be held.  [SB 20 /06/1996]


Paul R. Van Zwalenburg, 70, of Waimea, Hawaii, a federal engineer, died Saturday July 20, 1996  at home. Van Zwalenburg, a U.S. Navy veteran, is survived by wife Bernice T. "Tippy"; son Paul A.; daughters Kim Counihan and Karol Van Zwalenburg-Steele; and three grandchildren. Private services.    [SB 25/07/1996]