Obituaries for Sept. 16
Buck Michio Hamano, 83, of Hilo died Sept. 6 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was a retired clerk for Global Associates on Kwajalein. Services held. Survived by brother, Masaaki (Eloise) Hamano of Oahu; sister, Kiyoko (Shinji) Fujishige of Oahu; sisters-in-law, Momoyo Peggy Hamano and Kimiko Hamano of Hilo; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Wayne K. Jose, 58, of Hilo died Aug. 31 at home. Born in Hilo, he was a retired program coordinator for Hawaii Community Economic Opportunity Council and worked for the Naniloa Hotel, a guava farm and Life Care Center of Hilo. Visitation 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hilo. Service at 11 a.m. Casual attire; no photography in the chapel and of the deceased. Survived by brothers, Bernard “Kanak” (Estelle) Jose Jr. of Wailea and Burt Jose of Honolulu; sisters, Carnation “Lei” (Rodney) Castillo of Honolulu, Shirley (Kealoha) Medeiros of Kona and Betty (Randall) Jose-Brannam of Hilo; one aunt and one uncle; six nephews and 11 nieces; 46 grandnephews and nieces; cousins. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.
Masaaki Nakamura, 93, of Hilo died Sept. 7 at Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center in Hilo. Born in Olaa, he was a retired Hawaii Electric Light Co. millwright and member of Piihonua Community Association, AJA Bowling Club, Fukuoka Kenjin Kai and various golf clubs. Visitation 3:30-5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Memorial service at 5 p.m. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Sumayo “Sue” Nakamura of Hilo; daughter, Lynne M. Nakamura of Hilo; sons, Glenn T. Nakamura and Alton M. (Junette) Nakamura of Hilo; sister, Karen Y. Nakamura of Hilo; sisters-in-law, Shizue Nakamura and Setsuko Hamasaki of Hilo, Rita Hamasaki, Sally Crum and Nancy Torigoe of Honolulu; brother-in-law, Goichi Hamasaki of Honolulu; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild; nephews, nieces, and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Ian Tengan, 37, of Hilo died Aug. 25 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was a mechanic helper and fisherman. Visitation 3:30-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Remembrance service at 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by parents, Michael and Charlotte Tengan of Hilo; brothers, Ryan Tengan, Jace Tengan and Aaron (Sharla) Tengan of Hilo; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Graveside urn committal service for Edward E. “Ned” Decker and his wife, M. Lois Decker, will be at 9 a.m. Monday, Sept. 17 at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2 in Hilo. An obituary published Tuesday omitted the time.
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