Obituaries for April 2
Kathleen Adele Dauchy, 64, of Kealia died on Feb. 28 at her home. Born in Cooperstown, N.Y., she was an architectural designer, freelance artist and a linguist’s expert. Services planned. Survived by husband, Reginald Mac Hawkins of Kealia; son, Theron (Lucia) Dauchy of Kahuku; grandson, Francis Dauchy of Kahuku; sisters, Patricia Dauchy of Oregon, Theresa Dauchy and Tonilu Dauchy of Alaska. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Kiyomi Ishida Murai, 93, of Hilo died Monday, April 1, at the Hilo Life Care Center. Born in Papaikou, she was a homemaker and worked at Fashion House and Hilo Hattie’s, and was a member of Hilo Meishoin, Hilo Meishoin Fujinkai, Hiroshima Kenjinkai, and University Extension. Private services held. No flowers, no koden. Survived by sons, Gordon (Ellen) of Honolulu and Harold (Linda) of Sacramento, Calif.; sister, Iris Goya of Gardena, Calif.; brothers, Tamio of Honolulu, Kenneth of Colorado Springs, Colo.; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home, Hilo.
Yoshie Ogata, 88, of Kealakekua died March 16 at her residence. Born in Kealakekua, she was a retired cook for Kona Community Hospital and member of Kona Hongwanji Mission, Konawaena Kumiai and Kona Regional Senior Citizens. Private services held. Survived by son, Merton (Laurene) Ogata of Napoopoo; daughter, Sandy Yamasaki of Kealakekua; four grandsons; four great-grandsons; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Fujiko Rillanos, 91, of Paauhau died March 21 at Hale Ho‘ola Hamakua. Born in Paauhau, she was a laborer for the former Paauhau Sugar Plantation Company and a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa. Friends may call Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa; Visitation from 8-10 a.m.; Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire; Flowers welcome; Burial at Honokaa Catholic Cemetery. Survived by daughters, Grace Kaulunahele and Diane (Phillip) Akao of Kona, Linda Kaulunahele of Paauhau, Hawaii; sons, Marcos “Padgie” (Mary “Swanee”) Rillanos of Honokaa and Kenneth (Dawn) Rillanos of Laupahoehoe; sisters, Akino Honda of Hilo, Yoshie Kuroda of Keaau and Mitsuko Murakami of Honolulu; sisters in-law, Violet Oketani of Honokaa and Theresa Oketani of Las Vegas, Nev.; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Hisako Sakamoto, 79, of Hilo died March 12. Born in Kauai, she retired as a librarian aide for the Hilo Public Library. Private services held. No flowers, no koden. Survived by husband, George Sakamoto of Hilo; sons, Rodney (Elizabeth) Sakamoto of Hilo; David (Gerry) Sakamoto of Honolulu; daughter, Laura (Kevin) Burke of California; sister, Mitzi (Tom) Kato of California; one grandchild; numerous step-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home, Hilo.
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