Obituaries for January 21
Margaret Elizabeth “Peggy” Segovia, 76, of Honomu died Dec. 23 in Kapoho. Born in Wessington Springs, S.D., she was a retired radiological technician. Visitation 8-9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Memorial service at 9 a.m. Urn committal service to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Aloha attire. Survived by daughter, Catherine (Robert) Emery of Kapoho; sons, Nicholas (Shari) Segovia of Mooresville, N.C. and Christopher (Kendi) Segovia of Big Bear, Calif.; brother, David (Janet) Anton of Fresno, Calif.; sister, Bernadine Bjorkman of Sioux Falls, S.D.; brother-in-law, Patrick Cahill of Woonsocket, S.D.; six grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Shizue Tanaka, 89, of Hilo died Jan. 6 at Pohai Malama Hospice Facility. Born in Ola‘a, she was a retired Hilo Airport custodian, former Kaumana Elementary School cafeteria worker and member of Hilo Meishoin and Fujinkai, Maikai Kumiai, Fukuoka Kenjin Kai and United Public Workers Retirees. Services held. Survived by son, Wayne (Carol) Tanaka of Kailua, Oahu; daughters, Patricia (Leabert) Matsuo and Merle (Karl) Unoki of Hilo; brother, Takeshi Sakata of Hilo; sister, Kikue “Mary” Sueda of Ninole; four grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
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