Obituaries for November 2
Ralph Raymond Horn, 90, of Waikoloa died Oct. 24 at home. Born in Urbana, Ill., he was a retired airline pilot and a WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Private services. Survived by wife, Myrna Horn of Waikoloa; daughter, Kathleen (Tim) Skov of Santa Rosa, Calif.; sons, Douglas Horn of San Diego, David (Shana) Horn of Castro Valley, Calif., Stephen Horn of West Linn, Ore., and Charles Horn of Geneva, Switzerland; brother, James Horn of Medford, Ore.; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Hideo Ishigo, 100, of Honomu died Oct. 11 in Hilo. Born in Honomu, he was the retired owner of the former Ishigo Store & Bakery in Honomu, member of Honomu Henjoji Mission (Honomu Odaishisan) and Fukuoka Kenjin Kai. Services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by sons, David (Winnie) Ishigo, Harold (Donna) Ishigo and Thomas (Ellen) Ishigo of Honolulu, Sam (Jeanette) Ishigo of Honomu, Dennis (Sheila) Ishigo of Hilo; daughter, Jean (Wayne) Suzuki of San Jose, Calif.; brother, Susumu (Norma) Ishigo of Torrance, Calif.; sisters-in-law, Mitzi Ishigo of Gardena, Calif., and Mieko Ishigo of Gardena, Calif.; 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Odette Cecile Rickert, 58, of Hilo died Oct. 25 at home. Born in Los Angeles, she was an editor, life counselor, taught West Coast swing, tai chi, yoga, and qigong, and was a member of Big Island Dance Council, Center Stage, Hula Halau O Kou Lima Nani E, and Richardson’s Beach Club. Celebration of life to be held. Survived by father, Charles Rickert of Gilroy, Calif. Arrangements by Homelani Cremation Services.
Katsuyuki “Ben” “Ka-chan” Tanabe, 91, of Aiea, formerly of Captain Cook and Kealakekua, died Oct. 21 in Honolulu. Born in Wailuku, he was president of The Kona Club of Honolulu, former owner of Moana Builders, worked for Robert’s Hawaii and was a WWII Army veteran who served a Japanese language interpreter. Services held. No flowers. Survived by wife, Hang Yon Tanabe; sons, Glenn Tanabe and Van Tanabe; daughters, Thelma Tanabe and Iris Hirose; brother, David Tanabe; 12 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services.
Leighton “Whit” Whittle, 78, of Waimea died Oct. 23 at home. Born in Honolulu, he was a U.S. Marine Corps Vietnam-era veteran. Private services. Survived by son, Michael Whittle of Arizona; sisters, Pat Baker of Panama City, Fla., and Leilani (Peter) Oliveira of Hakalau; brother, William Whittle of Pearl City, Oahu; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Lani Pele Hiong Hing Wong, 89, of Hilo, died Oct. 28. She was born in Pahoa. Visitation 8:30-10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 7 at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Service at 10 a.m. Burial 11:30 a.m. at Homelani Memorial Park and Cemetery. Survived by sons, Clyde Wong and Gordon Oshiro of Hilo, Cyrus (Sunny) Wong of Washington and Lester (Colette) Wong of Texas; daughters, Joycelyn (Frank) Manalili of Hilo, Harrilyn Wong of Kona and Tracie Tina Fernandez- Wong of Honolulu; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.
Jacob Onmond Makana Mangauil D’amore died at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children in Honolulu. Incomplete information was submitted for an obituary published Friday.
Bartholomew Allen Mwarey is survived by, among others, sons, Kaden Mwarey, Kainoa Mwarey and Bryson Mwarey of Takotna, Alaska. Incomplete information was submitted for an obituary published Wednesday.
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