Obituaries for Sept. 5


Yuriko Tanoue, 84, of Hilo died July 16 at Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. Born in Kapoho, she was a retired seamstress for the former Kamehameha Garment Factory, housekeeper for the former Sheraton Waiakea Village, member of the Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin and Upper Kaumana Kumiai. Private services held. No flowers or koden. Survived by son, Wesley Tanoue of Hilo; daughter, Alison (Dr. George) Geanon of Pewaukee, Wis.; brothers, Ryoichi (Sachi) Soga and Mamoru (Setsuko) Soga, both of Honolulu; sister-in-law, Elaine Soga of Hilo; two grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Doris Alpha White, 95, of Ocean View died Aug. 28 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Salinas, Calif., she was a Jehovah Witness and a homemaker who came to Hawaii in 2000 and settled in Ocean View. Survived by son, Harold (Lynda) White of Ocean View, two grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and one great-great grandchild. Memorial service at 1 p.m. Saturday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses in Naalehu. Arrangements by A Hui Hou Crematory & Funeral Home of West Hawaii.

Martha C. Limpahan, 80, of Keaau died Aug. 22 at her home. Born in Honolulu, she was a homemaker and a member of the Puna Seventh-day Adventist Church. Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. Monday and 8:30-9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Puna Seventh-Day Adventist Church. Wake at 7 p.m. Monday; funeral service at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. Burial at a later date on Oahu. Casual attire. Survived by sons, Theodore Limpahan, Jr. of Kurtistown, Ellery K. Limpahan of North Carolina and Jonathan K. (Carla) Limpahan of Kailua, Oahu; daughters, Donna (Bruno) M. Medeiros of Mountain View and Deborah (Glenn) Turner of Pahoa; 24 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

George Elliott Wilson, Jr., 65, of Waikoloa, died Aug. 23 at his home. Born in Sunset Beach, Calif., he was a food and beverage manager. Celebration of life at 11 a.m. Sept. 15 at Banjy’s Paradise Waikoloa Village Golf Course. Service at 11:30 a.m. Reception to follow. No flowers. For more information, call 883-0049. Survived by wife, Donna Taylor of Waikoloa; brothers, Thomas (Loreen) Wilson of Escondido, Calif., and William Wilson of Sacramento, Calif.; sisters, Tricia Wilson of Marysville, Calif., Christi (Stephen) Howden of Chilliwak, British Columbia, and Sue DeVos of Little Rock, Ark.; hanai sister, Valerie Stevens of Waikoloa; hanai brother, Richard Santiago of Waikoloa; and numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Antone Santos Jr., 82, of Honokaa died Aug. 11 at Hale Ho’ola Hamakua. Born in Honokaa, he was a retired mechanic for Mauna Kea Beach Resort. Memorial services Sept. 29 at Spencer Beach Park. Visitation at 9 a.m.; service at 10 a.m. Survived by daughter, Tina (Robert) Naihe Jr. of Kohala; sister-in-law, Ilima (Tony) Moiha; two grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.

Hiroo “Porky” Furuya, 94, of Hilo died Aug. 29 at Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. Born in Hilo, he was a retired sales representative for Fred L. Waldron and Company, a World War II Army veteran, and a member of the famed 100th Infantry Battalion. Private services held. No koden or flowers. Survived by sons, Glenn (Debbie Bacon) Furuya, Nathan (Mayumi) Furuya, and Dale (Misun) Furuya; daughter, Ann (Randy) Hirokawa; sisters, Sonoko Muranaka, Yasuko Taniguchi, and Yoshiki (Yuki) Yamasaki; nine grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

 

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