Obituaries for January 31


Edwin Jack Keohohou, 65, of Kawaihae, died Dec. 30 at home. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired structural ironworker and a U.S. Army veteran. Visitation 9-9:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel on Oahu. Service at 9:30 a.m. Casual attire. Survived by brothers, Henry Keohohou Jr. of Kawaihae, Melvin Keohohou and David Keohohou of Honolulu, Steven (Vicky) Keohohou of California, Edward Keohohou of Georgia; sisters, Arden Victor of Honolulu and Sandra Cote of Oklahoma; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Judy May Magnuson, 69, of Pepeekeo died Jan. 26 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Waukegan, Ill., she was a homemaker and member of Hawaii Island Adult Care. Services in Illinois. Memorial contributions to American Cancer Society, 120 Pauahi St., Hilo, 96720. Online condolences: www.homelanimemorialpark.com. Survived by daughters, Pamela (Matthew) Wilson of Pepeekeo, Christina Schweers of Shirley, N.Y., and Dorothea (Donald) Larson of Mastic, N.Y.; brother, Wesley (Judy) Fout of Libertyville, Ill.; sisters, Carol Ferrell and Virginia Adair of Marquette, Mich.; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Homelani Cremation Services.

Ralph Akio Nakagawa, 82, of Kailua-Kona, died Dec. 27 in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired employee of American Honda Motor Corporation and a member of Hope Chapel Kailua-Kona. Celebration of life 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb, 16 at Hope Chapel Kailua-Kona in the Hualalai Academy Bridge Building. Service at 5 p.m. Family requests casual attire to be worn and flowers omitted. Survived by wife, Dianne Nakagawa of Kailua-Kona; sons, Rallen (Faith) Nakagawa of Newbury Park, Calif., and Ryan (Linda) Nakagawa of Mission Viejo, Calif.; brother, James Nakagawa of Los Angeles; sisters, Edna Tanouye of Honolulu, Ethel (Roy) Higa of Pepeekeo, Jean (Paul) Yoshimura and Helen Wong of Kaneohe, Oahu, Beatrice (Robert) Nakamoto of Vancouver, Wash.; three grandchildren and a great-grandson; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Gwendolyn Diane Torres, 73, of Fremont, Calif., died Jan. 26 at home. Born in Olaa, she was a school crossing guard in California and a gift wrapper for the former Liberty House store in Ala Moana Center in Honolulu. No local services. Survived by husband, Emilio Torres Jr. of Fremont; sister, Lorraine Miranda of Rio Dell, Calif.; brother, John Gomes of Fremont. Arrangements by Chapel of the Angels Funeral Home, Fremont.

Thelma Weeks Tyler, 94, of Kailua-Kona, died Jan. 13 at home. Born in Kealakekua, she was a homemaker, founding member of Kona Outdoor Circle and lifetime member of Christ Church Episcopal. She attended Hilo Boarding School and was a 1936 graduate of Punahou School. Visitation 10:30-11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15 at Christ Church Episcopal in Kealakekua. Service at 11 a.m. with burial at the church cemetery. Reception to follow. No flowers. Memorial donations to Full Life, 75-5995 Kuakini Hwy., Suite 432, Kailua-Kona, 96740 or Christ Church Episcopal, P.O. Box 545, Kealakekua, 96750. Condolences to Tyler Ohana, P.O. Box 129, Kailua-Kona, 96745. She is survived by sons, Curtis (Lesley) Tyler and Charles Tyler of Kailua-Kona; daughter, Elizabeth (Wick) Rice of Holualoa; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; nephews, nieces and cousins. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

 

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