Obituaries for July 16

Wilgreg “Greg” Juan Lopez Sr., 51, of Kailua-Kona died June 21 at Kaiser Moanalua Medical Center in Honolulu. Born in Angadanan, Philippines, he was a baker at the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel. Visitation 3-6 p.m. Monday (July 23) at Old Airport Park Makaeo pavilion in Kailua-Kona. Funeral service at 6 p.m. All-night vigil to follow at the family’s home, 74-5140 Iluna Pl. in Kailua-Kona. Graveside service and burial 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jul 24 at Kona Memorial Park. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Survived by wife, Helen Lopez of Kailua-Kona; sons, Sonny Lopez and Wilgreg Lopez Jr. of Kailua-Kona; daughter, Maritess (Sheldon) Riveira of Kailua-Kona; mother, Esther (Michael) Juan-Lopez-King of Kailua-Kona; brothers, Wilson (Anna Fe) Lopez of Kailua-Kona, Agustin (Ellen) Lopez Jr. of Honolulu, Marlon Lopez of Seattle and Dondon Lopez of Kailua-Kona; sisters, Clarizza Lopez and Wilma Lopez of Kailua-Kona, Janemar (Kupono) Kaluna of Waikoloa; two grandchildren; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Edward Alexander Molina, 72, of Hilo died June 14 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Hilo, he was a retired musician. Graveside service and urn burial 11 a.m. Saturday (July 21) at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire. Survived by brother, David Kealoha Molina of Hilo. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


Marian Hiroko Taketa, 84, of Hilo died July 6 at Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. Born in Hilo, she was a retired state social worker. No services. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by sons, Stuart Taketa of Hilo and Brant (Dana) Taketa of Irvine, Calif.; two grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Johanna Kehaulani Thoene, 62, of Keaau died June 3 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Honolulu, she was a housekeeper for Hilo Hawaiian Hotel, member of Malia Puka O Kalani Catholic Church and U.S. Air Force and Hawaii Air National Guard veteran. Celebration of life at 10 a.m. Saturday (July 21) at Kaiona Beach Park in Waimanalo, Oahu. Lunch to follow. Hilo celebration of life 10 a.m. Saturday, July 28, at Moku Ola (Coconut Island). Lunch to follow. Casual attire. Survived by husband, Henry Thoene Sr. of Keaau; sons, Henry (Kahaunani) Thoene Jr. of Waimanalo, Matthew (Tatiana) Thoene of Pahoa and John (Lina) Thoene of Molokai; brother, John (Annette) Chang Jr. of Kaneohe, Oahu; sisters, Pearl (Paul Cagle) Chang of Tennessee and Johnnie (Dennis Kaubisch) Dano of Texas; six grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


Margaret “Bunny” Burns Webster, 100, of Ahualoa died June 12 at home. Born in Paia, Maui, she was a master Hawaiian quilter, member of Daughters of Hawaii, painter, gardener and lover of cats and horses. Memorial services held. Memorial donations to North Hawaii Hospice, 65-1328 Kawaihae Rd., Kamuela, HI 96743) or Daughters of Hawaii, c/o Hulihee Palace, 75-5718 Alii Dr., Kailua-Kona, HI 96745. Survived by sons, Charles (Katherine) Webster Jr. of Hilo and Capt. Peter (Joan) Webster of Gig Harbor, Wash.; daughter, Susanne Duarte of Hauula; brother, Frank W. Burns of Seattle; 12 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Susan L. Won, 64, of Captain Cook died June 15 at Straub Clinic and Hospital in Honolulu. Born in Portland, Ore., she was a marketing and membership manager for Costco and bartender. Celebration of life 11 a.m. Friday (July 20) at Old Kona Airport Beach Park, pavilion No. 3. Green attire requested. Survived by husband, Wilbur; mother, Euphama Partlow of Newberg, Ore.; son, Michael Ng of Waimea; daughter, Euphama Rabot of Kona; sisters, Linda Cieloha of Brightwood, Ore., and Laura Partlow of Newberg; 10 grandchildren; eight nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.