Obituaries for September 7

Jane Teruyo Kurokawa, 91, of Papaikou died Sept. 3 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Hakalau, she was a homemaker, clerk at the former Standard Drug and member of Hilo Coast United Church of Christ. Private services. No koden (monetary gifts). Survived by daughters, Susan (Russell) Yanagida of Mililani, Oahu, and Rita (Timothy) Goto of Honolulu; son, Carl (Julie) Kurokawa of Montana; brothers, Paul (Daisy) Misaka of Wahiawa, Oahu, Theodore (Rowena) Misaka of Mission Viejo, Calif., and Clyde (Sonhui) Misaka of Anaheim, Calif.; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Theodore William Medeiros Sr., 80, of Hilo died Aug. 1 at home. Born in Olaa, he was a lane mechanic for the former Hilo Lanes, electronic technician for the former Les T. Corp & Happy Hawaiian Amusements, product maker for Meadow Gold Dairy and the former Excelsior Dairy, analyzer for the former Hilo Sugar Co., worker at the former Hilo Kress store, Hawaii Army National Guard and Army Reserve veteran, past chief ranger and subsidiary chief ranger of the Ancient Order of Foresters-Court Mauna Kea 8854 and member of Big Island Portuguese Culture Club. Visitation 5-6:15 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, at New Hope-Hilo, 840 Kupulau Rd. Memorial services and celebration of life with military honors at 6:15 p.m. Casual attire; flowers and lei welcome. Urn committal at a later date. Survived by wife, Shirley A. Medeiros of Hilo; daughter, Debra (David) Cabarloc of Kurtistown; sons, Theodore “Ted” Medeiros Jr. of Kauai, Randall “Randy” (Kehau) Medeiros of Hilo and Paul (Cindy) Medeiros of Mountain View; brother, Carl (Agnes) Medeiros of Fremont, Calif., sisters-in-law, Barbara Medeiros and Carol Furtado of Hilo, 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Thane James Murray, 30, of Hilo died Aug. 31 at home. Born in Honolulu, he was a skilled construction laborer and truck driver. Visitation 4-5 p.m. Wednesday (Sept. 12) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Memorial service at 5 p.m. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by wife, Marisa Murray of Hilo; son, Gage Murray of Hilo; daughter, Kakoya Murray of Hilo; father, Ace (Sara) Ayala of Mississippi; sister, Breanna Ayala of Mississippi; parents-in-law, Ronald and Corinne Tamashiro of Hilo; paternal grandparents, Manny and Joy Ayala of Mississippi; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Arvid V. Theorine, 75, of Mountain View died Aug. 25, 2018 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Colorado, he was a computer programmer and U.S. Navy veteran. Survived by wife, Sharon R. Theorine of Mountain View; brother, Larry (Venessa) Theorine of Florida; sister, Sharyl (Michael) Pierson of Colorado; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

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