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Obituaries for Sept. 28

Mercy Uluwehiokalani Aku, 65, of Hilo died Sept. 11 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hookena, she was a retired Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Co. employee. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Saturday at Puhi Bay. Memorial service at 10 a.m. Scattering of ashes at a later date at Hookena Beach Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.homelanimemorialpark.com. Survived by brother, Allen Aku Jr. of Arizona; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Homelani Cremation Services.

Obituaries for September 27

Manuel Oliveira Jr., 79, of Hilo died Sept. 24 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Papaikou, he was a retired business agent for the labor union AFL-CIO, Local 368 and a veteran of the U.S. Army. Friends may call 9-10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo; Memorial Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Mary Jane “Lani” Oliveira of Hilo; daughters, Anastasia (Allen) Broussard of Antioch, Calif., Maria (Kurt) Hardin of Indio, Calif.; sons, Manuel Oliveira IV of Hilo, Paul (Lokelani) David Oliveira of Hilo; brother, Donald Oliveira of Hilo; sister, Betty Royston of Hilo; brother-in-law, Tony Medeiros of Papaikou; five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for September 26

Clifford “Boy” Leilehua Muller Jr., 66, of Mountain View died Sept. 23 at home. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired licensed contractor for C. Muller and Co. Memorial service at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Dorena and Ross Bennett’s residence, 16-1337 Uhini Ana Road., Mountain View. Aloha attire. Survived by mother, Eleanor Sills Muller of Honolulu; son, Danny Muller of Mountain View; stepdaughter, Rosie Muller of Maui; hanai sons, Nathan of Honolulu and Mark Laa of Mountain View; sisters, Ella Muller of Aiea, Oahu, Dorena (Ross) Bennett of Mountain View, Stephanie Terlap of Mountain View, Patrice Muller of Orchidland, Darrellgene Eliana of Pearl City, Oahu, and Wehilani Muller of Honolulu; brother, Damien (Penny) Muller of Pearl City; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Online condolences: www.homelaniememorialpark.com .

Obituary for September 25

Michael Delaries, 88, of Honalo died Sept. 8 at home. Born in South Kona, he was a coffee farm owner and worked for George Fujino Macadamia Nut Farm and the former J.M. Tanaka Construction Company. Friends may call at 8 a.m. Oct. 4 at Kona Faith Center in Captain Cook for a 10 a.m. funeral service. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Survived by wife, Gertrude Delaries of Honalo; sons, Michael (Joelen) Delaries Jr. of Kailua-Kona, Calvin Delaries of Kealakekua, Dayle Delaries of Honalo, Randall (Mahi) Delaries of Utah and Jason Delaries of Honalo; daughters, Stephanie Delaries of Kealakekua, Ingrid Delaries of Keauhou and Mildred (Dwight) Martin of Kealakekua; sisters, Della Tapiro of Hilo, Celestina Cardines of Hilo, Magdalena (Lorenzo) Pucong of Captain Cook, Donisia Drummond of Hilo and Agnes (Kenneth) Kihara of Keauhou; 17 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for September 24

Marillyn “Mickie” Kimball, 89, of Kailua-Kona died Sept. 18 at home. Born in Highland Park, Mich., she was a lecturer for the University of Hawaii at Hilo’s Early Childhood Education Program, a volunteer for the American Red Cross, Hospice of Hilo trainer and child grief counselor. Private service held. In lieu of flowers, monetary donations may be made to Hospice of Hilo or Hospice of Kona. Survived by daughters, Kathie (Roger) Herring of Hilo, Kristen (John) Otten of Edgewood, Ky.; sons, Keith (Joyce) Kimball, Mark (Ann Rothstein) Kimball all of Holualoa and Marty (Patti) Kimball of Kailua-Kona; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Obituaries for September 23

Glen Theril Anderson, 75, of Hawaiian Paradise Park died Sunday at Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Oakland, Calif., he was a former vocational counselor. Graveside celebration of life at 10 a.m. today at Alae Cemetery in Hilo. Survived by wife, June Anderson; children, Tod Anderson and Tia St.Cyr; three grandchildren; numerous ohana in the Hilo area. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for September 22

Jonah Umauma Puhipau Kelekolio, 39, of Hilo died Sept. 1 at Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Hilo, he was a lead kitchen utility worker for Kamehameha Schools Hawaii Campus, a former cook at Seaside Restaurant, a former security guard at HSI, a former haku apprentice with Alu Like’s Youth Offender Project, and a cook at the former Woolworth’s Restaurant in Hilo. He was also a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Keaukaha Ward, and an alii with the Royal Order of Kamehameha I, heiau o Mamalahoa. Visitation from 8-10:30 a.m. Saturday at the LDS Hilo Stake Center, 1373 Kilauea Ave., Hilo. Funeral Service at 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section. Aloha attire. Survived by wife, Denise Kiyoko Kuuipo Kelekolio of Keaukaha; sons, Keikialiimahieakumukahi Kelekolio of Keaukaha and Luhiehukawenaokahailimoe Kelekolio of Keaukaha; mother, Joyce L. Kelekolio of Panaewa; father-in-law, Dennis Matsuyama of Hilo; brothers, Louis (Ilka) Kelekolio of Hilo, David “Kawika” (Chelle) Kelekolio of Keaukaha and Stanley Kelekolio of Panaewa; brothers-in-law, Lawrence (Angela) Fong of Panaewa and Guy (Makala) Matsuyama of Keaukaha; sister, Dawnaree (Bob) Arnold of Paauilo; sister-in-law, Kimi (Keoki) Brown of Waiakea Uka; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for Sept. 21

Jeffrey “Jeff” Bassett Gallagher, 62, of Kailua-Kona died Aug. 3 in Kailua-Kona. Born in Olean, N.Y., he was a world traveler before moving to Hawaii. Celebration of life 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church in Kapaau. Monthly community meal to follow. Donations to Hope Services Hawaii, 296 Kilauea Ave., Hilo, HI 96720. Survived by children, David Murch, Autumn Murch and Cory Gallagher; and brother, James M. (Diane) Gallagher.

Obituaries for Sept. 20

Hiromi “Skeeter” Tsutsumi, 92, of Hilo died Aug. 23 at Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Facility. Born in Hilo, he was the retired vice-president and general manager at Parts Center Hawaii, member of the Hilo Interpreter’s Club, Fukuoka Kenjin Kai, Saturday Golf Club and a veteran of the Military Intelligence Service, U.S. Army during World War II. Private services held. In lieu of flowers and koden, donations may be made in memory of Hiromi Tsutsumi to Hospice of Hilo. Survived by sons, Mark (Carole) Tsutsumi of Honolulu and Jay (Lorna) Tsutsumi of Hilo; daughter, Cheryl (Brian) Kubo of Waimea; brothers, Atsushi Tsutsumi of Honolulu and Hardy (Carole) Tsutsumi of Hilo; sisters, Nora Tokie Abe of Honolulu, Yasue Matsui of Hilo, Ann Fusae (George) Kasashima of Honolulu and Geraldine Itsui (Roy) Hatada of Honolulu; six grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for September 19

Carmen Villa Belledo, 90, of Pahala died Sept. 5 at Ka‘u Hospital. Born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines, she retired from Ka‘u Sugar Company and was a member of the former Pahala Methodist Church. Private services held. Survived by daughter, Jane (Leslie) Perry of Keaau; son, Jarry (Christine) Belledo of California; five grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for September 18

John James Crudele, 83, of Kailua-Kona died Sept. 10 at the Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Facility. Born in Newburgh, N.Y., he was a retired general contractor, longshoreman on the docks of New Jersey, veteran of the U.S. Navy during the Korean War, member of the Kona Lions Club and was an avid tennis player. Private services to be held in Hilo and Newburgh, N.Y., where his ashes will be interned. Survived by companion, Connie Caldwell of Kailua-Kona; son, Robert Crudele of Hilo; daughters, Paige (Brian) De Lima of Hilo, Shelly (Kevin) Connelly of New Jersey, Kathy Martin of North Carolina; sisters, Caroline (George) Sarvis of New York, Rosie Crudele of New York, Carmella Hillman of New York; five grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangement by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for September 17

C. Haunani Dudoit-Kary, 62, of Silver Springs, Nevada, died Aug. 10 at Renown Medical Center in Reno, Nevada. Born in Honolulu, she was formerly an event/wedding planner on the Kohala Coast of the Big Island. Memorial Service will be at 10 a.m. Sept. 27 at Coconut Island, in Hilo. Casual Attire is encouraged. Additional information: www.leamana.com . Survived by husband, Marshall Kary of Silver Springs; father, Ralph Irvine of Keaau; sons, Darrell Kary of Atlanta, Ga., Tarik Terry of Las Vegas, Lauren Kawika Woodhams of Silver Springs, and Ryan Keoki Woodhams of Ventura, Calif.; sisters, Lei Irvine of Keaau, Pamela Irvine of Mountain View, and Mugs Irvine of Keaau; brothers, Ralph Irvine Jr. of Volcano, Sherman Dudoit Jr., Bruce Dudoit of Maui, and David Vida of Washington state; and numerous other relatives.

Obituaries for September 16

Flora Agliam Cabreros, 91, of Paauilo died Sept. 5 at her caregiver’s home in Hilo. Born in Ninole, she was a homemaker and retired as a farm worker for the Kawano farms in Waimea. She was a member of the Paauilo/Honokaa Catholic Church. Funeral services to be Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary, 570 Kinoole St., Hilo. Visitation at 9 a.m. Mass at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at noon at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Survived by sons, Phillip (Sharon) Cabreros of Michigan, Timmy (Jo Ann) Cabreros of Paauilo; daughter, Paulette (Doug) Ward of Kona; daughter-in-law, Cy Cabreros of Honokaa; brother-in-law, Hildo Mercado of Pahala; sisters, Olivia Satomba of Pepeekeo, Jane (Leo) Holsen of Washington, sisters-in-law, Gaylynn Agliam of Mountain View, Fanny Agliam of Molokai, Nina Agliam of Pepeekeo; seven grandchildren, several great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary, Hilo (formerly known as Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home, Hilo).

Obituaries for Sept. 15

Ulrich “Uli” Kimmich, 48, of Kailua-Kona died Sept. 11 at his residence. Born in Schramberg, Germany, he was a media designer. He was a member of the film institute and a missionary with the University of the Nations. Friends may call at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Living Stones Church on Alii Drive in Kailua-Kona for a memorial service. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to University of the Nations, towards the Lokahi Transmedia &Arts Studio. Survived by wife, Becky Kimmich of Kailua-Kona; son, Nicolas Kimmich of Kailua-Kona; daughter, Jana Kimmich of Kailua-Kona; parents, Guido and Rita Kimmich of Schramberg, Germany; sisters, Beate (Karl) Missel and Nicole (Silas) Grafe-Heppner, all of Germany. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for Sept. 14

Lester W. Ah San, 65, of Honokaa died Aug. 6 at Straub Clinic &Hospital in Honolulu. He was born in Honokaa. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Saturday at Honokaa Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa. Mass at 10 a.m. Graveside committal service 1 p.m. at Homelani Memorial Park in Hilo. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by sister, Sharon Marie Rogers of Moline, Ill.; one niece, one nephew, and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.