Chieko Kishi, 87, of Hilo died March 7 at Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Wahiawa, Oahu, she was retired from First Hawaiian Bank, worked for attorney Sanford K. Okura and was a member of Higashi Hongwanji Mission. Private services held. Survived by daughter, Gail Kishi of Hilo; brother, Edward (Pearl) Nagata of Pearl City, Oahu; sisters, Kiyoko Oda of Mililani, Oahu, Lucile Nakamura of Wahiawa, Oahu; brothers-in-law, Watami (Tomoko) Kishi, Yasu Kishi, Norio Kishi, all of Hilo; sisters-in-law, Shizuno Kishi of Hilo, Kay Kishi of Honolulu; numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Katherine Violet Nathaniel, 79, of Hilo died Saturday at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, she was a homemaker, a member of the Hale Lokahi Catholic Retreat in Volcano and a member and former president of Lanakila F.C.E. Club. Friends may call Sunday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel; visitation from 5-9 p.m.; wake service at 6 p.m. Friends may call again Monday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel; visitation from 9-10:30 a.m.; services at 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire; burial at Homelani Memorial Park (Section 4). Survived by husband, Conrad A. Nathaniel of Hilo; daughters, Sweetie (David) Osorio of Hilo and Roquel (Kevin) Kahaloa, of Hilo, Cherilynn (Robert) Barrett of Mililani, Oahu, Corianne Caplener of Kaumakani, Kauai, and Lorielee (Scott) Guynes of Kapolei, Oahu; brothers, Harry (Jean) Nathaniel of Washington and Franklin (Cheryl) Nathaniel of Texas; sister in-law, Jane Nathaniel of Honolulu; brother in-law, Ron Johnson of Annandale, Minn.; 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.