Obituaries for May 15
Raymond Crenshaw, 69, of Pahala died Wednesday, May 8. Born in Frederick, Okla., he retired as a truck driver for Deboer Trucking Co. Private services held. Survived by daughter, Heather (Troy) Gacayan of Ka‘u; sister, Cynthia Thompson of Texas; two grandchildren. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home, Hilo.
Clarence “Larry” Kenichi Kikuda, 75, of Los Angeles, Calif., died Feb. 20 the Rowland Convalescent Home in Los Angeles. Born in Kealakekua, he was a salesman for C&M Fine Pack Inc.; a member of Sokagakkai International, Rowland Heights Rotary and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Friends may call at 12 p.m. May 20 at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery in Kailua-Kona for a memorial service. Casual attire. Survived by son, Henry Kikuda of Houston, Texas; daughters, Carrie (David) Alfaro of West Covina, Calif., and Christine (Jason) Munuoz of Ontario, Calif.; brother, Grant (Doris) Kikuda of Rowland Heights, Calif.; sister, Linda (Toshio) Nagai of Kailua-Kona; three grandchildren; an aunt and uncle; four nieces, four nephews and numerous cousins.
Colbert Terumi Nozaki, 89, of Kailua-Kona died April 26 at his residence. Born in Kainaliu, he was a retired building inspector and member of the Kaumalumalu Kumiai, Kona Hongwanji and Daifukuji Soto Missions. Friends may call at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Kona Hongwanji Mission in Kealakekua for a 2 p.m. memorial service. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Doris Nozaki of Kailua-Kona; daughters, Eileen (John) Yu of Kaneohe, Oahu, and Janice (Ardaven) Ikeda of Kailua-Kona; brother, Roger (Betty) Nozaki of Honolulu; sister, Ruth (Yoshimitsu) Mizuno of Honolulu; sister-in-law, Nora Nozaki of Kainaliu; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Jon Shigeho “Spinner” Shibata, 78, of Hilo died April 30 at the Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home in Hilo. Born in Kalaoa, Papaikou, he was retired from Hawaiian Airlines as an agent and a member of the Papaikou Hongwanji Buddhist Temple and Komohana Gardens Association. Visitation from 4-5 p.m. on May 22 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hilo; Funeral service at 5 p.m. Burial on May 23 at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2 in Hilo at 9 a.m. Casual attire, no flowers. Survived by wife, Florence H. Shibata of Hilo; son, Ricky T. Shibata of Hilo; daughters, Suzanne T. Kong of Hilo and Sandee S. (John) Gee of Long Beach, Calif.; brother, Takumi (Ruth) Shibata of Honolulu; sisters, Hatsuko “Jade” Tsutsui of Kunia (Oahu) and Asayo Rinehart of Montclair, Calif.; granddaughters, Abigail Gee of Long Beach, Calif., and Amia Gee of Long Beach, Calif.; numerous nephews, nieces, and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary Inc.
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