Obituaries for Monday, August 22, 2011

• Laura Gerum

Laura Gerum

Laura Hisano Tamashiro Gerum of Kane‘ohe died July 25, 2011, at age 31. Born Sept. 28, 1979, in Lihu‘e, 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 Kane‘ohe; a sister, Suzanne (Domingo) Manzano Jr. of Lahaina; a step-father, Philip Bachman of Lahaina; two step-brothers, Dion Bachman of Kane‘ohe and Kristopher Bachman of Lahaina; two nephews and three nieces.

A celebration of life will be held between 3 and 6 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 27, at Kokokahi YWCA (Atherton Hall) in Kane‘ohe.


Your email address will not be published.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.