Obituaries For Monday, September 16, 2002

Kazuo Kunioka, Takashi Fujimoto

Kazuo Kunioka

Kazuo Kunioka of Koloa, Kauai, died at home on Sept. 10, 2002, at the age of 85.

Born in Koloa, Kauai on April 11, 1917, he was an accountant with Grove Farm Sugar Co.

He is survived by his wife, Kazuko, of Koloa; five daughters, Jean (Alan) Shinseki of California, Joan Kurihara of O’ahu, Cynthia Kunioka of O’ahu, Arlene (Dave) Fischer of New Mexico and Alison (Guy) Moriguchi of Koloa, Kaua’i; ten grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, Kamee (Mitsugi) Nishihara of Koloa, Kaua’i; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18, at the Garden Island Mortuary chapel; service officiated by Rev. Hozan J. Hardiman will begin at 4 p.m. Casual attire is suggested and that flowers be omitted.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Takashi Fujimoto

Takashi Fujimoto of Koloa, Kauai, died at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on Sept. 12, 2002 at the age of 78.

Born in Koloa, Kauai on Oct. 11, 1923, he was a body and fender repairman at Lihue Motors Co.

He is survived by wife, Fusae; son, Clayton Fujimoto of Koloa, Kauai; three daughters, Sandra (Eric) Kawasugi of Oahu, Lynette (Albert) Muranaka of Lihue, Kauai and Denise Forsen of Kapa’a, Kaua’i; five grandchildren; Brandon Kapahu; Gavin Muranaka, Allyn Muranaka, Cole Forsen & Cale Forsen; brother, Robert (Mildred) Fujimoto of Hawaii; two sisters, Elaine Uchima and Gail (Walter) Kawano both of Oahu; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at the Koloa Missionary Church; service officiated by Pastor Niles Kageyama will begin at 4 p.m. Casual attire is suggested and flowers omitted.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

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