Obituaries for June 19

Mary Alba, 89, of Keaau died May 20 in Keaau. Born in Honolulu, she was a homemaker. Private services and inurnment at a later date at Oahu Cemetery. Survived by grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brothers- and sisters-in-law; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Wendell Walter Grace, 78, of Hilo died May 31 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Honolulu, he was an electrical engineer, member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and U.S. Army and Hawaii Army National Guard veteran. Private services held. Survived by wife, Rosemary Grace of Hilo; children, Primavera Kananiolani (James) Grace Fuller, Wendell (Becky) Walter Grace Jr., Jason (Wenonah) Kalani Grace, Joyal Kananiolani Grace, Janelle (Charlie) Keliikoa Garcia, Jamie (Maria) Joseph Grace, Thomas McColgan and Cherie (Justin) Gaume; siblings, Nora Okamoto, Carol (William) Hamilton, Dwight (Bernie) Walker Jr. and John (Ellen) Walker; 21 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


Roger Terrence Hansen, 74, of Waikoloa died June 4 at home. He was born in Broome, N.Y. Inurnment services at a later date at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Ka‘anela ‘O Na Lani Pasa Wong, stillborn infant girl, of Hilo died April 14 at Hilo Medical Center. Private services. Survived by parents, Scotty Wong Jr. and Noela Pasa; sisters, Destynee, Rhaya, Raeleigha, Dhreme and Peyton; brother, Rhyden; grandparents, great-grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Yaeko Yoshioka, 97, of Captain Cook died June 10 at Hospice of Kona’s Nakamaru Hale in Holualoa. Born in Paauilo, she was a coffee farmer, retired housekeeper for the former Kona Plantation, Kona Surf Hotel and Kona Islander Inn and member of Kona Hongwanji Buddhist Temple and Honaunau Kumiai No. 2. Private services. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by sons, Glenn Yoshioka of Renton, Wash., Kirk (Melissa) Yoshioka of Hurst, Texas, and Clayton Yoshioka of Captain Cook; daughters, Sandra Yoshioka of Captain Cook and Doreen (Gary) Thorne of Maple Valley, Wash.; two grandchildren and a great-grandchild; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


The late Constancia Carlos Basilio is survived by, among others, daughter Catherine (William) Julian of Pahoa. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Friday, June 26, at the Basilio home, with service at 7 p.m. Incomplete and incorrect information was submitted for an obituary published Thursday.

The late Leonora R. Baligad is survived by, among others, daughter, Alfreda (Alan Ah Hee) Baligad Rapoza, and stepdaughter, Virginia (Victor) DePeralta of Hilo. Incomplete and incorrect information was submitted for an obituary published Sunday.

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