Edward KikuchiEdward Goro Kikuchi of ‘Oma’o died at Wilcox Memorial
Hospital, on Jan. 29, 2000, at the age of 91.
Born in Kainaliu on the Big
Island, he is survived by his wife of 65 years, Gladys Nishi Kikuchi; two sons:
WIlliam “Pila” (Dolly) Kikuchi of ‘Oma’o and Bert (Irish) Kikuchi of Kula,
Maui; six grandchildren: Michelei Kikuchi and Kristina (Kimo) Palenapa of
Honolulu and Kathleen Kikuchi of Makawao, Maui; Robert (Leah) Kikuchi of
Wailuku, Katsuo (Lori) Kikuchi and Kyle Kikuchi of Kula, Maui; and one
great-grandson, Tylr Ortogero of Maui.
He is also survived by three
nephews: Katsuo of ‘Oma’o, Gary (Kathy) Kikuchi of Honolulu and Edward Kikuchi
of Los Angeles; and two sisters-in-law: Misayo Kikuchi of Honolulu and Natsu
Kikuchi of Los Angeles. One of seven children, he was preceded in death by his
last remaining sibling, Schichiro, 86, of Honolulu by 7 hours.
retired as a supervisor after 42 years of employment at CPC (Del Monte),
Kikuchi moved to Kaua’i in 1977. He was a member of the Koloa Hongwanji and
active with the Senior Citizens.
Visitation will begin at 3 p.m on on
Saturday, Feb. 5, at Borthwick Mortuary with services to follow at 4 p.m., the
Rev. Eric Ikeda officiating. Casual attire is suggested and flowers are to be