Honolulu Advertiser & Star-Bulletin Obituaries

January 1 - December 31,  2002







LEE YUKIO ZAAN , 39, of Lahaina, Maui, died July 31, 2002. Survived by mother, Margaret; sister, Jamie Tengan; brother, Lance. Visitation 10 a.m. tomorrow at Nakamura Mortuary, Maui; celebration of life, 11 a.m.; reception to follow; inurnment 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Aloha attire.      [Adv 2/8/2002]


FRANCIS BENJAMIN ZABLAN , 78, of Kilauea, Kaua'i, died Sept. 22, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Retired from Hawai'i State Hospital, Kane'ohe and the U.S. Army. Survived by daughter, Renee; sons, Randy Rego and Joe Asis; brothers, Lawrence, Jay and Marcus; sisters, Edith York, Rosebell Fitzgerald, Hope Kihune, Benelyn Littlies and Benay Zablan. Visitation 10 to 10:45 a.m. Oct. 4 at Kaua'i Veterans Center, Lihu'e; service 11 a.m.; cremation to follow. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.     [Adv 27/9/2002]


LLEWELLA NAUKANA ZABLAN , 76, of Ko'olua, Waipake, Kaua'i, died May 21, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A retired federal government personnel specialist. Survived by husband, Francis; son, Randy Rego; daughter, Renee Martin; sisters, Karen Gabeler and Benedyne Kim. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Honolulu Central Seventh Day Adventist Church; service 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hawai'i Blood Bank.   [Adv 24/5/2002]


STANLEY YOSHINORI ZAHA, 83, of Honolulu, died Sept. 27, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Retired Love's Bakery mechanic. Survived by wife, Nancy; son, Myron; daughters, Janice Nakama and Marilyn Benedito; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sister, Sylvia Miyashiro. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 10 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire.   [Adv 30/9/2002]


KIKUE ZAKIMI, 80, of Kailua, died June 15, 2002. Born in Wahiawa. Retired state custodian. Survived by husband, Yasuichi; sons, Edward and Frank; daughters, Louise Kiyono and Judith Ueatari; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; brothers, John and Mitsuo Shiroma; sisters, Sue Toya and Yoshino Teruya. Service 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.      [Adv 3/7/2002]


PETER SEGURA ZAMBRANO JR., 41, of Honolulu, died Feb. 28, 2002. Born in Tijuana, Mexico; raised in San Clemente, Calif. Survived by fiancée, Aileen Miyahira; brother, Luis; sisters, Natalia Ruffier, Martha West and Maria Glasford. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.     [Adv 20/3/2002]


FRANCES YOSHIKO ZANE , 74, of Honolulu, died June 5, 2002. A sales clerk for Ace Hardware. Survived by son, Dexter; daughter, Darlene Walden; brothers, George Uechi and Albert Uechi; four grandchildren. Visitation 11 a.m. to noon June 29 at Diamond Head Mortuary; service noon. Private burial to be held at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.       [Adv 15/16/2002]


HOWARD Y.F. ZANE, 83, of Honolulu, died Dec. 26, 2002. Retired businessman. Survived by wife, Ruth; daughter, Irene; son, Randall; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother, Ralph. Private service held. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.     [Adv 18/01/2003]


IRENE CATHERINE EGAN ZANE, 92, of Pearl City, died Feb. 15, 2002. Born in Chicago, Ill. A retired registered nurse. Survived by daughter, Zelda Kaumeheiwa. Private service. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary   [Adv 23/2/2002]


JONAH ALIKA ZANE , 19, of Hau'ula, died May 13, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A carpenter. Survived by mother, Gerturde "Ipo"; father, Jimmy; sisters, Jamie, Jesseca and Rose "Kalani" Potts; grandfathers, William "Willy" Takemoto and Jacob "Ah Vin" Zane; great-grandmother, Mary Lee. Visitation 5:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.   Wednesday at Hau'ula Congregational Church; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 12:15 p.m. at the church cemetery. Aloha attire.   [Adv  24/5/2002]


LEORA WONG ZANE, 81, of Redmond, Wash., formerly of Hawai'i, died Jan. 2, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Survived by husband, Choy; daughter, Margie Landreth; brother, Bert Wong; sisters, Felice Kaulukukui, Carol MacKenzie; three grandsons. Visitation 8 to 9:45 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 9:45 a.m. Private burial to follow. No flowers. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.      [Adv 10/1/2002]


TEI ZANE, 78, of Pearl City, O'ahu, died May 21, 2002. Born in Kapoho, Hawai'i. A homemaker. Survived by husband, Yung Lung; sons, Bryce and Eric; daughter, Sharon Hayashi; six grandchildren; brothers, Kwanichi, Shimei and George Yuda; sisters, Setsuyo Tanabe and Kazuyo Murashige. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.     [Adv 3/6/2002]


Tom Chester Zelk, 67, of Kihei, a Coldwell Banker Island Properties realtor, died Wednesday Jan 2, 2002 at home. He was born in Appleton, Wis. He is survived by fiancee Linda Conboy, mother Ruth Zoelk, daughter Lori Carbayo-Ferris, son Scott Zoelk, brother Jim Zoelk and five grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Kihei Canoe Club site on South Kihei Road.     [SB   6/1/2002]


Philip Zen Sr., 75, of Wahiawa, died Jan. 12, 2002. He was born in Castner Village, Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Virginia; son Philip Jr.; daughters Beverly Flores and Ashlen Keomaka; sisters Elizabeth Kuzer, Katherine Smaldone, Rosaline Kelii and Margaret McKercher; and a granddaughter. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church. Call 6-9 p.m. Services: noon Saturday at United Gospel Fellowship Church. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.


AI DI ZHUANG, 67, of Troy, Mich., died Dec. 13, 2002. Born in Shanghai, China. Survived by husband, Qing Jia Yang; son, Zhengyu Yang; daughters, Honghua and Hongling Yang; five grandchildren; a brother and sisters. Service to be held in Troy, Mich. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.      [Adv 15/12/2002]


JOHN MICHAEL ZILKA, 52, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Nov. 1, 2002. Born in Wheeling, W.Va. A landscaper. Survived by daughters, Mistyanna and Patricia; brother, Joseph; sisters, Rose Mary Zioka and JoAnne Pittman. Service at a later date. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.    [Adv 17/11/2002]


Wilma Davey Zimet, 83, of Chesapeake, Va., formerly of Honolulu, died Sunday in Chesapeake. She was born in San Francisco. She is survived by daughters Debbie Ritter, Vicki Storey and Wendy Marion; five grandchildren and a great-grandson. Services on the mainland. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Patient Advocate Foundation, 753 Thimble Shoals Blvd., Newport News, VA 23606 or the Chesapeake Arboretum, 624 Oak Grove Rd., Chesapeake, VA 23320.  [SB 27/2/2002]


Stephan "Steve" Zirko, 87, of Honolulu, a retired federal government air traffic controller after 30 years, died Monday Mar 25, 2002. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Joan B. Ashmore, son Barry P., daughter Stephanie Z. Edwards, sister Mary Salley and four grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. tomorrow at the former helipad site behind the Hilton Hawaiian Village. Scattering of ashes to follow.    [SB 26/3/2002]


GEORGE ZITZELSBERGER, 64, of Kailua, died Jan. 27, 2002. Born in California. A typesetter. Survived by sons, Roy and Douglass; brother, John; two grandchildren. Service in Manhattan Beach, Calif. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.          [Adv 3/2/2002]


EDWARD CHARLES ZOLLER, 89, of Honolulu, died March 16, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Retired from E. E. Black Construction Co. Survived by wife, Bessie; a son; a daughter; grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Graveside service 10 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary.   [Adv 21/3/2002]


GRACE FUJIKO ZUKERAN, 79, of Kane'ohe, died Sept. 23, 2002. Born in Kilauea, Kaua'i. Member of Kane'ohe Seventh-day Adventist Church. Survived by husband, Lester; daughters, Yvonne Schreck, Kay Zukeran-Chinn and Amy; three grandchildren; sisters, Kay Loo, Jane Tokashiki and Yaeko Kurisu. Visitation 11 a.m. to noon Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service noon; burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.   [Adv 01/10/2002]


WILFRED KIYOSHI ZUKERAN, 71, of Kailua died Jan. 14, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Survived by wife, Olive; son, Terence; two grandchildren; brothers, Kenneth, Melvin, Claude, James, Stanley and Glenn; sisters, Mildred Taba, Shizuko Nakama, Haruyo Kaneshiro and Avis Pang. Private service held. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park.      [Adv 24/1/2002]


MARGARET LUNA ZULUETA, 75, of Honolulu, died Nov. 17, 2002. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Retired state Department of Social Services and Housing secretary. Survived by sons, Leonard and Gerard; brothers, Lawrence and Larry Luna; sisters, Magdaline Kawatachi, Martha Goo and Marianne Luna; a granddaughter. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.    [Adv 25/11/2002]


Raymond Harry Zwoyer, 89, of Lahaina, a retired garment manufacturing craftsman for David Crystle Co., died Friday Feb 15, 2002 in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Lebanon, Pa. He is survived by daughters Sherry A. Bachman and Lynn Jones, sister Florence Salsano, four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Private services.    [SB 21/2/2002]