Obituaries for Saturday, August 20, 2011

• Laura Gerum

Laura Gerum

Laura Hisano Tamashiro Gerum of Kaneohe passed away on July 25, 2011 at the age of 31. Born on Sep. 28, 1979, in Lihu‘e, Kaua‘i, she was a P.A.R.E.N.T.S., Inc. program director.

She was preceded in death by her father, Lloyd Tamashiro.

She is survived by her husband, Mark Gerum; grandparents, Chokichi and Sueko Tamashiro of Kaua‘i; mother, Patricia (Hirata) Tamashiro; two brothers, Terry Y. (Hanako) Tamashiro of California and Philip “Trey” Bachman III of Kaneohe; a sister, Suzanne (Domingo) Manzano Jr. of Lahaina; a step-father, Philip Bachman of Lahaina; two step brothers, Dion Bachman of Kaneohe and Kristopher Bachman of Lahaina; two nephews and three nieces.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, August 27, between 3 and 6 p.m. at Kokokahi YWCA (Atherton Hall) in Kaneohe.


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