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Obituaries for Oct. 6

Theodore S. Takahata, 64, of Aiea, Oahu, formerly of Hilo, died Sept. 25 in Aiea. Born in Tokyo, he was a retired marine machinist with Shop 38, Pearl Harbor Naval shipyard. Friends may call 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel, Oahu; memorial service at 10:30 a.m. Burial 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Survived by wife, Yong Suk Takahata of Aiea; son, Tyson Takahata of Hilo; mother, Miyo Takahata of Hilo; brothers, Clyde Takahata and Byron Takahata of Hilo; sister, Francine Yano. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary.

Al Kaleioumiwai Simmons, 78, of Hilo died Tuesday at the Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hokumahoe, Laupahoehoe, he was a retired heavy equipment operator and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Keaukaha Ward. Friends may call 5-9 p.m. Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hilo Stake Center (visitation only). Friends may call again 8-10 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hilo Stake Center; funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Janet Simmons of Hilo; sons, Mervin Simmons of Texas, John (Cathy) Simmons of Kona, Moses Simmons of Kau, Jeremiah (Barbara) Simmons of Texas, David Kaluna of Nevada, Simon (Lisa) Simmons of Hilo, Carl Simmons of Honolulu, daughters, Joycelyn (Anthony) Binney of Captain Cook, Katherine (Nam) Nguyen of Mountain View, Evangeline Simmons of Honolulu; brother, Kent (Pearl) Simmons of Kona; sister, Mililani (Robert) Naihe of Kona; sister-in-law, Charlotte Simmons of Kona; 21 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and one uncle. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Mr. Danilo Batilaran Ebias, 64, Kailua-Kona and formerly of Pittsburg, Calif., died Tuesday at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Manila, Philippines, he was a retired postal worker and a U.S. Air Force retiree. He was a part time custodian at Hilo Hattie’s Store. Funeral services will be held in Pittsburg, Calif. at a later date. He is survived by wife, Benedicta Ebias of Kailua-Kona; son, Danilo (Chalis) Ebias, Jr., of Concord, Calif.; brother, Roberto Ebias, Jr., of Buena Park, Calif.; sisters, Milagros (Jose) Villarey of Wilmington, Calif., Victoria (Jorge) Rubillos of Pittsburg, CA, Josefina (Manolito) Gaspar and Carmelita (Gill) Baraquio, all of Los Angeles, Calif.; two grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary and Pittsburg Funeral Chapel.


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