Gertrude Bolton, 102, of Glenwood died July 11 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Corder, Mo., she retired as a Lutheran elementary school teacher in Long Beach, Calif. She was an active member of Christ Lutheran Church in Hilo, a member of the Volcano Senior Center, and a tutor with the Laubach Literacy Council in East Hawaii. Friends may call 11:45 a.m. Sunday at the Christ Lutheran Church, 595 Kapiolani St., Hilo; Celebration of Life at 12:15 p.m. Aloha attire; no flowers. Survived by daughters, Louise (John) Robertson of Glenwood, Janet Winkler of Texas; five grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.
Emiko Shigaki Sato, 91, of Kailua-Kona, formerly of Honolulu, died Aug. 3 at the Life Care Center of Kona. Born in Hilo, she was a retired bundler and seamstress for Sun Fashions of Hawaii and a member of Kona Hongwanji Mission. Private services. Survived by daughter, Susan (Vernon) Wong of Kailua-Kona; sisters, Helen Maruyama of Honolulu, Grace Sato of Arizona; two grandsons, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Jay Slivkoff, 70, of Volcano, died Aug. 5 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in San Diego, he was an observatory technician at the University of Hawaii at Hilo’s Department of Astronomy and Physics. Memorial to be announced. Donations may be made to Hawaii Public Radio, 738 Kaheka St., Honolulu, HI 96814. Survived by wife, Marilyn Brown; daughter, Clearwater Sunshine Slivkoff; daughter-in-law, Amy Slivkoff; sister, Janet Seleznoff; brother, Greg Slivkoff; three grandchildren; nine nieces and nephews; numerous cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Carla “Butchie” Irene Perreira, 79, of Mountain View died Aug. 8 at home. Born in Puunene, Maui, she was a bartendress at Bellows Air Force Station and a member of the Central Union Church. Private services. Online condolences: www.homelanimemorialpark.com. Survived by son, Carl Perreira of Mountain View; daughter, Charlyn (Fred) Kaholoaa of Mountain View; sister, Mary Beth Johnson of Wailuku, Maui; two nephews. Arrangements by Homelani Cremation Services.