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Obituaries for Thursday, October 23, 2008

• Toshio Ishida

• Kakiyo Koike

Toshio Ishida

Toshio Ishida of Numila died on Oct. 16, 2008, at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital at the age of 90. Born on April 20, 1918, in Makaweli, he was a retired chemist with McBryde Sugar Company.

He is survived by son Wendel (Karen) Ishida of Kalaheo; daughters Gwendolyn (Richard) Teragawa of Hanapepe and Lyndel (Wilfred) Chikahiro of Lawa‘i; eight grandchildren, Iris (Marvin) Hesapene, Tammy (Brian) Kuniyoshi, Rachelle (Mark) Mararagan, Ginny (Blaine) Agena, Brad (Holly) Chikahiro, Chad (Laree) Chikahiro, Clarice Yoshimoto and Crystal Ishida; 15 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law Sueko Kawane and Jane Kurokawa.

Friends may visit with the family from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2008 at the Kauai Veterans Cemetery pavilion.

Service officiated by Rev. Hashimoto will begin at 11 a.m. Casual attire is suggested.

Kakiyo Koike

Kakiyo “Kay” Yamashita Koike of Kekaha died at home on Oct. 10, 2008, at the age of 95. Born on May 18, 1913, in Kekaha, she was a pre-school teacher in Waimea.

She is preceded in death by husband, Clarence S. Koike.

She is survived by son Benjamin (Betty) Koike of Honolulu; daughters Kay S. Koike of Kekaha and Betty Ann (Robert) Berry of Centennial, Colo.; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; sister Yoshino “Jean” Jitchaku of Hilo; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services were private.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary.


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