• Ayame Taketa
Ayame Taketa of Lawai passed away on Sept. 19, 2013 at home at the age of 90. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She was a retired custodian with Kauai Community College and the State of Department of Agriculture.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Masayoshi Taketa, brother, Yoshio Yanagawa, sisters; Yoshimi Matsuda and Kimie Yanagawa.
She is survived by her sons, Rodney Taketa; Clifton Taketa; daughters, Karen Taketa; Sandra (Steve) Odom; Lani (Dennis) Hennessey; Gladys (John) Taketa-Benton; 8 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Private services were held. Family requests no koden.