Obituaries for Thursday, May 1, 2008

• Takashi Kondo

Takashi Kondo

Takashi “Taka” Kondo of Kaumakani died on April 10, 2008, at home at the age of 78. Born on May 5, 1929, in Makaweli, he was a retired laboratory analyst with Okolele Sugar Plantation.

He was preceded in death by parents Toraji and Chiyo Kondo; brothers Dennis Kaoru Kondo and Mamoru Kondo; and sister Sueko Kondo.

He is survived by sisters Hanako Teraoka of O‘ahu, Mitsue Shishido of O‘ahu, Yuriko Kamibayashi of California, Yoneko Honjo of Kalaheo, Rosaline (John) Teixeira of O‘ahu, Joan (Alan) Choi of O‘ahu; brother Makoto (Bertha) Kondo of O‘ahu; sister-in-law Betty Kondo of Lawa‘i; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Memorial services will begin with visitation at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 3, at Koloa Union Church; service to follow at 11 a.m.

The family requests casual attire and that flowers be omitted.

Kauai Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home is assisting the Kondo family with arrangements.


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