Obituaries for April 20

Kawika Paiha‘a Anderson, 39, of Hawaiian Beaches died Feb. 17 at The Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu. Born in Hilo, he worked for Da Store Hawaiian Beaches-Eileen Enterprises. Services held. Survived by wife, Jamie Lynne Kehaulani Anderson of Hawaiian Beaches; sons, Isaiah K. Anderson-Belasario, Issac K. Anderson-Belasario and Ivan Anderson-Belasario of Pahoa, Keaka K. Anderson and Kaysen P. Anderson of Hawaiian Beaches; daughters, Shaela Anderson-Belisario of Pahoa, Kyla K. F Anderson-Letreta, Kyleiah K. Anderson and Kylenalynn K. Anderson of Hawaiian Beaches; father, Alva Anderson Jr. of Kailua-Kona; sisters, Beth ( Mario) Manriquez of Waimea, Celeste ( Patrick) Mendez of Ainaloa, Alvina (Kaui) Nau of Keaukaha and Alvalene (Steven) Mata of Ainaloa; brothers, Alva ( Desiree) Anderson of Hawaiian Paradise Park and Halii (Allison) Anderson of Hawaiian Beaches.

Jerry Ray Decker, 75, of Mountain View died March 12 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Titusville, Pa., he was a retired carpenter for Constructors Hawaii, deep-sea fisherman, Mr. Fix-it, pool player and member of Berean Bible Church in Hilo. Visitation 5-6 p.m. Friday (April 26) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Service at 6 p.m. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Andrea Lorraine Decker of Mountain View; daughter, Jeri Lokenani (Paul) Pankey of Mountain View; stepdaughters, Linda Rose Santiago of Paauilo and Lorilee Raye (Kurk) Dorman of Las Vegas; stepsons, James “Jimi” (Alfreda) Santiago of Kona and Raymond Santiago of Paauilo; hanai daughter, Bonnie Bator of Kauai; brother, Robert (Kathy) Decker of Gaylord, Mich.; three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


Ernesto Chiuco Enriquez, 80, of Waikoloa died April 11 at home. Born in Bataan, Philippines, he was a maintenance worker at the Waikoloa Marriott Hotel. Visitation 3-6 p.m. Monday (April 22) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 6 p.m. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Maria Fe Enriques of Waikoloa; sons, Val Enriques and Emerson (Mylene) Enriques of Waikoloa, Hennrie (Shelley) Enriquez of Hilo; five grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Ronald Hideichi Kuratsu, 81, of Hilo died Feb. 8 in Sacramento, Calif. Born in Hilo, he was a retired radar engineer for Kentron and Aeromet Ltd. and U.S. Army veteran. Visitation 3-4 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Memorial service at 4 p.m. Survived by wife, Eleanor (Komatsu) Kuratsu of Hilo; daughters, Shana Kuratsu of Orangevale, Calif., and Ronell (Craig) von Chance-Stutler of Folsom, Calif.; sister, Mildred Sugita of Anchorage, Alaska; two grandsons; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Stanley Souza, 79, of Springfield, Ore., formerly of Papaikou, died Feb. 26 in Oregon. Born in Papaikou, he was the owner of several Texaco stations in Southern California, manager at Princeton Packaging, Home Depot in Los Angeles, production manager at Ez-FLO International and U.S. Navy veteran. Visitation 10-11 a.m. Saturday, April 27, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Memorial prayer service at 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kalaoa Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Sharon Souza of Springfield, Ore.; daughter, Cory Nelson of Norco, Calif.; son, Reece Souza of Gardena, Calif.; sister, Violet Victorino of Hilo; brother, Robert Souza of Papaikou; four grandchildren and a great-granddaughter; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


Larry “Bill” William Terry, 83, of Keeau died April 14 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Caldwell, Idaho, he was a retired electronic technician for Boeing Co., Varian Associates and General Electric. No services. Survived by wife, Nancy Terry of Keaau; son, Samuel Terry of Keaau; daughter, Joy Annette Terry of Turlock, Calif.; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Visitation for the late Jane Henriques is 8-9 a.m. Friday (April 26) at St. John’s Catholic Church in Holualoa with Mass at 9 a.m. An incorrect day for services appeared in an obituary published Friday. The Tribune-Herald regrets the error.

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