Obituaries for Monday — March 27, 2006

• Edwin Koon Dai Ching

Edwin Koon Dai Ching

Edwin Koon Dai Ching of Lihu’e died at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on March 21, 2006, at the age of 85.

Born in Hanalei on December 29, 1920, he was a retired general manager and owner of Ching Ma Leong Store in Hanalei.

He is survived by his wife, Alice S. Ching of Lihu’e; daughter, Charm (Robert) Mizushima of Harbor City, Calif.; three step-sons: Michael (Irene) Kobayashi of Lihu’e; Jason Kobayashi of Honolulu; and Ben (Keri) Kobayashi of Hilo; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Friends may visit with members of the family from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Friday, March 31, 2006, at the Lihue Christian Church. Service officiated by the Rev. Richard Chun and the Rev. James Koyama will begin at 11 a.m.

Casual attire is suggested, and family members ask that flowers be omitted.

Private burial will follow at the Hanalei Cemetery.

Arrangements are being handled by professionals at Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.


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