Obituaries for February 5
Sumie Hashimoto, 84, of Hilo died Jan. 22 at the Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Hilo, she was a housewife. Private services held. No flowers. No Koden. Survived by son, Russell Hashimoto of Hilo; daughter, Karen K. Shikuma of Hilo; sister, Yuriko Erlinger of Belleville, Ill.; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; numerous nephews, nieces and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Katie Keli’iweloa Andrade, 76, Keei died Jan. 26 at Queens Medical Center in Honolulu. Born in Kahauloa, she was a teacher at Punana Leo ‘O Kona, formerly employed at Ege Store and Masuhara Farm and Store. She was a member of Kahikolu Congregational Church. Friends may call at 9 a.m. Saturday at Kahikolu Congregational Church in Napo’opo’o for a 10 a.m. memorial service. Casual attire; flowers and leis OK. Condolences may be sent to P.O. Box 538, Captain Cook, HI 96704-0538. Survived by sons, Alan (Betty) Andrade, Jr., of Ke’ei, Dwayne (Melinda) Andrade of Ke’ei Beach and Earl Andrade of Ke’ei; daughters, Bonnie Andrade of Ke’ei, Dorothy (Konrad) Andrade-Wegner of Kealia and Dawn (Sione) Pala’imaea of Navutoka, Tonga; daughter-in-law, Jeanne Andrade of Ocean View; sisters, Francis Kamela (Henry) Deniz of Ke’ei mauka and Winnifred Ka’ohu (David) Chang-Monfort of Miloli’I; brothers, Edward Chang of Lana’i City and Clement Chang of Hilo; hanai brother, Wendell Lewis of Kaneohe, Oahu; brothers-in-law, Katsumi Tsuchida of Salinas, Calif., Raymond Andrade, Sr., of Oahu; sisters-in-law, Rachel Chang of Wilhelmina Rise, Oahu and Vicky (Lawrence) Francisco of Kohala; 11 grandchildren; four great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
Sally “Mama Sally” Ramos Ventura, 57, of Kamuela, died Jan. 26 at her daughter’s residence. Born in Bagani Obbog, Philippines, she was a housekeeping supervisor at Hilton Grand Vacations, manager/supervisor at the Fairmont Orchid Mauna Lani, Hapuna Prince Hotel, housekeeper at Mauna Lani Hotel & Bungalows and Mauna Kea Beach Hotel. Friends may call Friday at the Annunciation Catholic Church in Waimea. Visitation from 5:30-6:30 p.m.; services at 7 p.m. A celebration of her life will be held from 9 a.m. to sunset Saturday at Spencer Park in the Kohala Coast. Casual attire. Survived by husband, Bradly R. Ventura of Kamuela; daughters, Geraldine “Ling” (William) Neeley of Tomball, Texas, Elizabeth “Liz” (Randall) Kualii of Hilo and Ashton (Mark) Millet of Kamuela; sons, Bradly “Justin” (Marilou Schmidt) Ventura, Jr. of Waikoloa and Brandon (Asela Vallente) Ventura of Honokaa; eight grandchildren; sisters, Amelia (J. Gray) Freedland of Ridgefield, Wash. and Victoria Ramos-Anglin of Houston; mother-in-law, Ines Ventura of Kapaau; sisters in-law, Margarita (Anatolio) Visaya, Keaau and Rosita Cabrera of San Fernando Valley, Calif.; brothers-in-law, Alex (Julie) Ventura of Kalihi, Oahu, Ernesto (Lita) Ventura of Kamuela, Roger (Tessie Guerpo) Ventura of Waikoloa, Romeo (Janet) Ventura of Hawi, Roberto (Naomi) Ventura of Waikoloa and Carmelo (Gladys) Ventura of Kapaau; numerous uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Clyde N.F. Wong, 69, of Hilo died Jan. 13 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was a retired automotive and marine mechanic in Hilo and previously in Honolulu and Kona. Friends may call from 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel; memorial service at 10 a.m. Private family inurnment to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers. Survived by son, Craig Wong of Oahu; sister, Roberta (Peter) Fithian of Honolulu; brother, Theodore (Frieda) Wong of Kona; nieces, Krista (Mathew) Brooks of Lincoln, Ill., Robyn (Mark) Wass of Millbrook, Ala., and Marsha Fithian; nephew, Chip Fithian; companion, Patricia Wilson; numerous aunts and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Lawrence “Junior” Rodrigues Jr.’s obituary in the Saturday, Feb. 2, edition omitted the date for his services. Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, at Solid Rock Ministries in Pahoa. The Tribune-Herald regrets the error.
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