Obituaries for January 11
Milton Ho‘olulu Desha Beamer III, 60, of Kailua-Kona died Jan. 6 in Kona. Born in Honolulu, he was a physical therapist and outrigger canoe paddler. Private services. Survived by father, Milton Ho‘olulu Desha Beamer Jr. and stepmother Miki Beamer of Honolulu; daughters, Heather Kaaloehukaiopuaena Beamer of Oregon and Allyson Kaleialohaaho‘olulu Beamer of New York; sister, Billie Kekuailohiaomanono Beamer of Honomalino; aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.
Dianne (Carvalho) Fiebelkorn, 70, of Medford, Ore., formerly of Hilo, died Jan. 7 in Medford. Born in Honolulu, she was a teacher, insurance agent and apprentice funeral director. Service in Medford. Survived by husband, Fred Fiebelkorn, of Medford; brother, Kenneth (Jeannine) Carvalho of Medford; daughters, Denise (Curt) Barnes and Donna (Arlen) Heath; son, Ed Rapoza; six grandchildren and three great-grandsons; nephew and niece. Arrangements by Perl Funeral Home and Siskiyou Memorial Park in Medford.
Machiko Kanehailua, 79, of Kapaau died Jan. 1 at Kohala Hospital. Born in Ome-Shi, Japan, she was a housekeeper at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, room cleaner at Kohala High and Elementary schools, and former member of Kohala Senior Citizens Club. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18 at Landmark Missionary Baptist Church in Honomakau. Memorial service at 10 a.m. Luncheon to follow at Hawi Jodo Mission. Casual attire. Survived by daughters, Leilani (Jeffrey) Araki and Ann (Timothy) Kanehailua-Coito of Kapaau; sons, Milton (Christine) Kanehailua of Riverside, Calif., Raymond (Marilynn) Kanehailua and Clement Kanehailua of Kapaau; sisters-in-law, Bertha (Donald) Walls of Kaneohe, Oahu, Davey-Ann Hao of Honolulu, Gertrude (Joseph Sr.) Glory and Earline (Theodore) Miller of Kapaau; brother-in-law, Rocky (Melva) Perez of Kapaau; 22 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Tracy Scott Pack, 40, of Hilo died Jan. 7 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Charleston, S.C., he was a construction manager and U.S. Navy Persian Gulf War veteran. Visitation 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15 at Hilo Stake Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1373 Kilauea Ave. Funeral service at 6:30 p.m. Final services and burial in Seymour, Tenn. at a later date. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by wife, Charlynn K.A. Matsui of Hilo; son, Jacob Pack of Hilo; daughter, Kayli Pack of Hilo; mother, Sandra Williams of Seymour, Tenn.; brother, Michael (Michelle) Pack of Jacksonville, Fla.; parents-in-law, Curtis and Charlotte Matsui of Hilo; brothers-in-law, Jonathan (Jamie) Matsui of North Bend, Ore., and Jeremy (Ashley) Matsui of Coos Bay, Ore.; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Aurelia “Rae” Redo, 89, of Waikoloa died Jan. 8. Born in Detroit, she was a homemaker who read and recorded books for the blind and chaired North Hawaii Community Hospital’s Ho‘okumu Society membership committee. Private services. Survived by husband Ted Redo; sons, Allen (Linda) Redo of Seattle and Brian (Cristine Hafner) of Waikoloa; daughter, Sharon Redo of Kapaau; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Arrangements by A Hui Hou Crematory &Funeral Home of West Hawaii.
Anh Kim Tran, 53, of Keaau died Jan. 4 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Vietnam, she was owner/cook of Kim Anh’s Kitchen in Keaau. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 16 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Survived by companion, Ronnie Cabanting of Keaau; brothers, Minh (Thao) To and Duc (Cuc) To of California, Van (Hoa) Tran of Honolulu; sisters, Kim “Lani” (Phil Sumida) To and Hoa (Trang) To of Hilo, Phuong (Hung) Tran and Anh To Tran of California; half-brothers, Minh Ngo and Cuong Ngo of Vietnam, Quaug Ngo of Florida, Chung Ngo and Hung Ngo of Germany; half-sisters, Lien Ngo and Huong Tran of Canada, Kien Ngo, Cam Tran, Linh Tran and Phon Tran of Germany; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
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