Obituaries for December 15
Mae Sayoko Ida, 79, of Captain Cook died Dec. 9 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she was a retired business representative for Hawaiian Tel and the “Proud Mom” of Kona Chips. Friends may call at 9 a.m. Dec. 22 at Kona Hongwanji Mission in Kealakekua for a 10 a.m. memorial service. Casual attire; No flowers. Survived by sons, Jerome (Cindee) Furukawa of Captain Cook, Damon (Karen) Furukawa of Kailua-Kona, Dean Furukawa of Captain Cook; brother, Gilbert (Mary Ellen) Takaoka of Kailua-Kona; sisters, Elaine Chong of Kaneohe, Oahu, Dolly Jane (Francis) Nomura of Manoa, Oahu; four grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Elizabeth “Liz” Jean Bowen, 89, of Kailua-Kona died Dec. 12 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Tacoma, Wash., she was a retired dietician. Service to be held in Washington. Survived by sons, Robert Bowen of Seattle, Wash., Eric Bowen of Kailua-Kona; daughter, Laurie Bowen of Seattle, Wash.; brother, Gordon (Carolyn) Rockseth of Phoenix, Ariz.; four grandchildren, a great-granddaughter, numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Darrel Curtis Coats, 66, of Kailua-Kona died Dec. 3 at his residence. Born in Los Angeles, Calif., he was a comedian, singer, retired long-haul truck driver, a former cook and a Navy Merchant Marine veteran. Private services. Survived by wife, Nancy Coats of Kailua-Kona; son, Christopher Coats of Texas; sister, Ronita Coats; step-daughter, Maile Lewis both of Albuquerque, N.M.; two step-grandchildren, numerous uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
A memorial service for Jennifer Ululani Enos’ will be held Friday Friends may call at 5. p.m. at St. Benedict’s Catholic Hall. An obituary published Friday omitted this information.
Lorraine Begas’ is survived by nine great-grandchildren. An obituary published Friday omitted this information.
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