Obituary for Thursday — October 16, 2003

• Mitsugi Nishihara


Mitsugi Nishihara

Mitsugi Nishihara of Koloa died at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on Sept. 27, 2003, at the age of 97.

Born in Halehaka, Kaua‘i on Sept. 13, 1906, he was a retired salesman with Lihue Plantation Store.

Preceded in death by sons, Albert and Howard, he is survived by his wife, Kamee; four daughters, Ann Ayabe of Kaneohe, O‘ahu; Edna Holdeman of Kalaheo, Gloria Young of Pacific Palisades, Calif., and Thelma Chikuma of Bellevue, Wash.; 15 grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends may visit the family at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 17, at Kalaheo Missionary Church; service officiated by Pastor Niles Kageyama will begin at 4:30 pm.

Casual attire is suggested and that flowers be omitted. Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

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