Tafaevalu Atofau, 77, of Captain Cook died June 23 in Hilo. Born in American Samoa, he was a retired submarine pipefitter for the U.S. Navy, volunteer at King’s Daughters Ministry and a veteran of the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. Private services. Survived by daughters, Lorraine Roach of Seattle, Helen (Junior) Vailuu of Captain Cook, Juanita “Peggy” (Antonio) Carrisal of Hilo, Alofa Atofau of American Samoa; son, Valu (Marsha) Atofau of Vallejo, California; brothers, Punamai Tuitele of Honolulu, Fiavavini Tuitele of American Samoa, Kelemete Tuitele of Seattle; 13 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Jack Lee Ferguson, 80, of Kailua-Kona died July 6 at home. Born in Richmond, Kan., he was a retired self-employed attorney, a member of the Masons, Shriners, Elks, Navy League and a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. Services in California. Survived by wife, Madeleine Ferguson of Kailua-Kona; son, Angus Fergusson of Seattle; daughters, Seana Nightingale of Napa, Calif., Robin (Jim) Davis of Lake Havasu, Ariz., Valerie (Jeff) Forde of Yountville, Calif.; brother, James (Judi) Ferguson of Sand Point, Idaho; sister, Seana (Ron) McGowan of St. Helena, Calif.; four grandsons, three great-grandchildren, one aunt, two nephews, numerous cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Terry Ann Kahumoku, 64, of Kailua-Kona died July 20 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Horton, Mich., she was a cashier at Keauhou Cinemas and the former co-owner of Heaven Scent Flowers. Friends may call at 3 p.m. July 22 at the big pavilion at Kahaluu Beach for a celebration of life. Casual attire. Survived by daughters, Olena (Andres) Kahumoku-Alcain of Napoopoo, and Malia (Joe) Kahumoku of Ocean View; son, Charlie Kahumoku of Hilo; hanai son, Komokana Fernandez of the mainland; brother, Paul (Karen) Johnson of the mainland; sister, Sandra Beaver of Mainland; five grandchildren, numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Edith Margaret Larsen, 85, of Hilo died June 30 at the Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Wetzlar, Germany, she was a former real estate agent and retired from the former Liberty House store, a member of the Ho‘ike University Extension and the German Club. Friends may call 4-5 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel; memorial service at 5 p.m. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by sons, Pieter (Katrina) Larsen of Centennial, Colo., Norbert Larsen of Honolulu; daughter, Vanessa (John) Meyer of Honolulu; three grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Henry Jacinto Rezentes, 91, of Hilo died Feb. 17 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Ahualoa, he was a carpenter and painter; and a former maintenance mechanic for the former Flintkote Co. and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Friends may call 8:30-10:30 a.m. July 16 at St. Joseph Catholic Church; memorial Mass at 10:30 a.m. Urn burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 1. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by daughter, Carol Rezentes of Kailua, Oahu; sons, Harvey Rezentes of Las Vegas, Rodney (Colleen) Rezentes of Hilo; brother, Morris Rezentes of Honolulu; sister, Nellie (Larry) Vierra of Sandy, Utah; sisters-in-law, Norma Rezentes of California and Grace Rezentes of Oahu; seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, 17 nieces and nephews, numerous cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.