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Obituaries: 07-13-19 – West Hawaii Today

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Clemente Juan

Clemente Cubangbang Juan, 80, of Hawi, died June 22, 2019, at his residence. Born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines on Nov. 23, 1938, he was a landscaper for Puna Licensed, a hen, vegetable and rice farmer, upkeep man for Hawaii Cleaning Company, carpenter, fisherman and a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Hawi.

Visitation will probably be held at 5 p.m. July 19 on the family’s residence at 55-401 Hawi Street; 7 p.m. prayer service. Visitation can be held at 8 a.m. July 20 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Hawi; Mass at 10 a.m. adopted by burial in Hawi County Cemetery. The household requests casual attire and flowers are welcome.

He is survived by wife, Carlina Juan of Hawi; sons, Domingo (Lorna) Juan of Philippines and Leandro (Marilyn) Juan of Honolulu; daughters, Aida Juan of Hawi and Valentina (Dominador) Rico of Hawi; brother, Carmelito (Jesusa) Juan of Halaula; sister, Anastacia (Rufino) Eda of Philippines; brother-in-law, Frisco Tacuboy of Philippines; seven grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Steven Sizar

Steven Alan Sizar, 59, of Pahoa, died June 18, 2019. Born in Might of 1959 in Kentucky, he was a member of New Hope East Hawaii.

Personal providers held.

He is survived by wife, Janet Sizar; daughters, Alysha Sizar and Amethyst Sizar; and step-daughter Marie Figueroa.

Preparations by Homelani Cremation Providers.

Rosa Jeppesen

Rosa “Rosy” Buol Jeppesen, 93, of Keaau, died July 6, 2019, at her residence. She was born in Davos, Switzerland, she was a homemaker.

Providers can be held at a later date.

She is survived by daughter, Isabelle (Steven) Graves of Keaau; son, Steven (Adele) Jeppesen of California; brother, Werner (Helga) Buol of Chicago; seven grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; nephews.

Homelani Cremation Providers

Saeko Sato

Saeko M. Sato, 100, of Kaila-Kona, died June 16, 2019, at Kona Group Hospital. Born in South Kona on Sept. 27, 1919, she was a retired cafeteria baker at Konawaena High Faculty and a member of Keei Kumiai, Shin Wa Kai, Kumamoto Kenjin Kai, Hiroshima Kenjin Kai and Keei Buddhist Church.

Personal providers might be held at a later date.

She is survived by sons, Stanley Sato of Orange County, California, and Norman (Karen) Sato of Pearl City, Oahu; daughter, Shirley Sato of Captain Prepare dinner; 5 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Margarita Camero

Margarita “Garit” Arce Camero, 98, of Pepeekeo, died June 29, 2019, at Life Care Middle of Hilo. She was born in Cawayan, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines and was a seamstress with the former Evelyn Margolis and Kamehameha Garments and was a jewellery setter at Mings, member and a former Eucharistic Minister of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church and former member of the Pepeekeo Filipino Affiliation.

Visitation 8:30-9:30 a.m. July 17 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Papaikou. Mass can be held at 10 a.m., adopted by burial at the Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima part. Informal apparel.

She is survived by sons, Jaime (Claire) Camero of Pepeekeo, Rudy (Bernie) Camero of Hilo, Franklin (Nancy) Camero of Las Vegas, and John (Chris Gomera-Nicolas) Camero of Mountain View; daughter, Judy (Howard) Shimabukuro of Hilo; daughter-in-law, Rose Camero of Pepeekeo; sister, Adelina Quirit of Pepeekeo; seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; two nice great-grandchildren; numerous hanai grandchildren and great-grandchildren, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Preparations by Dodo Mortuary.

Joyal Arnold

Joyal Helen Arnold, 87, of Ka‘u and previously of Kaimuki, died July 5, 2019, at her residence. Born June 12, 1932, she retired as a company government secretary for Dillingham Corporation.

A graveside service and inurnment will probably be held 2 p.m. July 18 at Oahu Cemetery.

She is survived by daughter, Kaohi Mokuhalii of Ka‘u; son Charles Arnold of Honolulu; sister, Phyllis Staab of Washington; sister-in-law, Bobbie Stone of Kaimuki; five grandchildren; a hanai granddaughter; nine great-grandchildren; a great-great-granddaughter; quite a few nieces; nephews and cousins.

Arrangements by Cremation Providers of West Hawaii.

Man Hauanio

Guy Kamealoha Hauanio, 52, of Pahoa, died July three, 2019, at Hilo Medical Middle. Born Oct. 23, 1966, in Honolulu, he was a safety guard for the Division of Schooling at Keaau High Faculty and Center Faculty, Hilo Excessive Faculty and Keonepoko Elemetery Faculty; he also labored for Waiakea Excessive Faculty as a custodian and multiple security companies akin to Securita/ Reynolds, Jan Guards; was a baseball coach for Hawaiian Seashores Bull Canine; a member of the Hawaii Army National Guard and a current member of the Jehovah’s Witnesses Keaau Congregation.

Buddies might name July 20 at the Uncle Robert’s Awa Bar and Farmers Market at 12-5038 Kapoho Seashore Street, Pahoa. Visitation from 9-11 a.m.; providers and Celebration of Life at 11 a.m. Informal attire; flowers and lei are welcomed. Cremation to comply with at Dodo Mortuary Crematory.

He is survived by companion, Malia Bolos; youngsters, Kayden, Kalai, Keely Bolos of Ainaloa; mother of his youngsters, Shawn Aiona of Pahoa; sons, John-Ben Hauanio, Haili (Tita) Puerto and Ikaika Aiona-Waipa of Pahoa, Kawika Haili of San Pedro, California; daughter, Jovy Hauanio of Pahoa; mom, Elaine Hauanio of Pahoa; hanai mom, Sophie Aiona of Pahoa; brothers, Dana Hauanio of Marina, California, Les (Denise) Hauanio and Dean (Laverne) Hess of Pahoa; sisters, Rae Hauanio, Kris Quihano and Judy Aiona of Pahoa; 9 grandchildren; quite a few aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Preparations by Dodo Mortuary.

Leticia Thompson

Leticia Torrechiva De Jesus Thompson, 73, of Kealakekua, died June 23, 2019, at Hospice of Kona’s Nakamaru Hale. Born Feb. 1, 1946, in Tacloban, Philippines, she was a housewife.

Graveside providers can be held at noon July 15 at the West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery in Kailua-Kona. The household requests casual apparel and flowers are welcome.

She is survived by husband, Charles Thompson Jr. of Kealakekua; son, Anthony (Danielle) Thompson of Kealakekua; daughters, Josephine Thompson of Kihe, Maui, Leticia (Raul) Rodriguez of San Bernadino, California and Geraldine Johnston of Kalua-Kona; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Jaxon James

Jaxon Kai James, 43, of Kailua-Kona, died July 9, 2019, at his residence. Born July 2, 1976, in Haena, Kauai, he was a end carpenter for GM Development, a former software engineer and a surfer.

A celebration of life will probably be held 3 p.m. July 20 on the family’s residence. For info call (808)322-0021. In lieu of flowers, donations could also be sent to Hospice of Kona, PO Field 4130, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745 or to ALS Association at www.alsa.org. Condolences could also be despatched to P. James, PO Box 4152, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745.

He’s survived by spouse, Phaedra James; mom, Laura (Richard Reed) Noonan all of Kailua-Kona; grandfather, Bob Noonan of Whittier, California; brother, Dylan James; hanai father, Roger DeCamp both of Haena, Kauai; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and pals.

Preparations by Cremation Providers of West Hawaii.

Austin Mereno

Austin Mereno, of Kailua-Kona, died July 10, 2019, in Kealakekua. Born June 10, 1948, in Los Angeles, he worked as a land surveyor for the County of Los Angeles.

He’s survived by associate, Gloria Palacio; son, Erik (Jessica) Mereno of Norco, California; sisters, Sandra (Mark) Beck of Ontario, California; Susanna (Daniel Swana) Mereno of Upland, California; and two grandchildren Rylee and Troy.

Personal providers can be held.

Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Minerva Kanuha

Minerva “Aunty Minnie” Wehilani Kanuha, 66, of Honokaa, died June 18, 2019, at North Hawaii Group Hospital. Born in Hoolehua, Molokai, she was an educational assistant at Waimea Elementary Faculty and a member of the New Beginnings Meeting of God in Waimea.

Associates might name 9-10 a.m. July 20 on the New Beginnings Assembly of God in Waimea; funeral service at 10. Burial to comply with at Kukaiau County Cemetery in Paauilo.

She is survived by sisters, Doreen (Raymond) Kaluhimoku of Waimea, Charlotte (Greg) Dela Cerna of Kona, Harriet (Alfred) Martines of Paauilo, Faith (Charles) Alameida of Waimea, Millicent Himalaya of Waimea, Mildred Moiha of Waimaea; quite a few nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

James Adams

James Dale Kauhanehonakawailani Kaohu Adams, 88, of Waikoloa, died July three, 2019, at his residence. Born March 1, 1931 in Waikele, Oahu, he was a retired set up restore supervisor for Hawaiian Telephone Company, member of Waikoloa Baptist Church and a U.S. Military veteran.

Visitation 10:30 a.m. July 21 at Waikoloa Baptist Church. Service at 11:00 a.m. Lunch to comply with.

He’s survived by spouse, Winona Adams of Waikoloa; daughters, Jamie (Neal) Detwiler of Mililani, Malia (Lyle) Tamaribuchi of Kailua Kona; son, Michael (Denise) Adams of Washington; brother, Michael (Beverley) Adams of Maui, sister, Marie McDonald of Waimea; sisters-in-law, Dorothea Nary of Kailua, Oahu, Sylvia Adams of Molokai; nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, quite a few nieces and nephews.

Preparations by Cremation Providers of West Hawaii.

Brian Barton

Brian Charles Barton of Kailua-Kona, died on July 11, 2019, in Kealakekua. He was born Dec. 11, 1954 in Honolulu.

He’s survived by mom, Elsie Barton of Kailua-Kona; sister, Marsha (Robert Tiffany) Sudduth of Kailua-Kona; brother, Frank (Katherine) Barton Jr. of Kailua-Kona.

Personal providers will probably be held.

Arrangements by Ballard Household Mortuary-Kona.