Obituaries for January 8
Yolanda “Yogi” Puanani Kaolowi, 60, of Honolulu died Dec. 15 at Straub Clinic & Hospital. Born in Laupahoehoe, she was a childcare provider and member of Oahu Church of Christ. Friends may call 4-5 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary chapel in Hilo; memorial service at 5 p.m. Graveside urn committal service 10:30 a.m. Monday at Homelani Memorial Park Ilima Section. Aloha attire. Survived by sisters-in-law, Yoshiko Kunishige, Anita Kaolowi, Elizabeth “Tita” Kaolowi; numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary and Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
Lei Muraki Chun, 81, of Honolulu died Dec. 23 in Honolulu. Born in Hilo, she was a homemaker. Services held. Burial 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery in Kaneohe, Oahu. Online condolences at www.BorthwickOahu.com. Survived by son, Jon Y.S. Chun; daughters, Laurie C. Jayne, Valerie P.P. Yin and Nancie Lee; sisters, Doris Guerrero and Lily Ho; seven grandchildren. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary, Honolulu.
Scarlett Rae Dickey, 72, of Hawaiian Acres died Dec. 28 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Washington, she was former sales associate for Sears and homemaker. Services pending. Survived by husband, John “Jake” Dickey of Hawaiian Acres; daughter, Dawn Marie Friesen of Hawaiian Acres; son-in-law, George Velasco of Hawaiian Acres; Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Andrew Nobuo Shohara, 77, of Hilo died Jan. 2 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Hilo. No services. Survived by brother, William H. Shohara of Eagan, Minn.; sister, Sachiko (Ronald) Shohara Carlson of Auburn Hills, Mich.; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Daniel “Dan” Richard Wegner, 66, of Ocean View died Dec. 28 at home. Born in Saginaw, Mich., he was a protea grower and exporter and public school counselor. Private services. Survived by wife, Dona Foster of Ocean View; son, Daniel (Mary) Wegner II of Freeland, Mich.; daughters, Michelle (Matthew) Derleth of Texas and Amy Button of Houston, Texas; brother, William (Judy) Wegner of Saginaw, Mich.; four granddaughters; two nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
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