Obituaries for Monday, October 20, 2008

• Katsumi Oda

Katsumi Oda

Katsumi Oda of Kapa‘a died on Sept. 13, 2008, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 85. Born on Nov. 16, 1922, in Kapa‘a, he was a retired carpenter.

He was survived by wife Thelma T. Oda; sons Glenn K. Oda of California, Michael H. Oda and Richard I. Oda both of Kaua‘i; daughters Audrey T. Nishioka of Honolulu and Jessica S. Hamod of Fresno, Calif.; 14 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; brothers Masami Oda of Kapa‘a, Michiyuki Uchida of Lihu‘e and Philip Uchida of Honolulu; sisters Marsha Hatsue Shimabukuro of ‘Aiea, O‘ahu, and Seiko Kasumi of Honolulu; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services were private.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary Ltd.


Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the TERMS OF SERVICE. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. To report comments that you believe do not follow our guidelines, send us an email.