Obituaries for March 10, 2015

• June Ikemoto • Francis Kealoha • Masao Yotsuda

June Ikemoto

June C. Ikemoto of Lihue, passed away on Feb. 25, 2015, at Stanford Medical Center at the age of 55. Born on June 14, 1959, in Waimea, Kauai, she was an attorney with Law Office of June C. Ikemoto and vice president and co-owner with Blue Knight Services Hawaii, Inc.

She is survived by her husband, Leroy W. Taguma; two daughters, Taryn Taguma of Lihue and Holly Taguma of Lihue; one brother, Alvin M. Ikemoto of Waimea; and one sister, Mitsue Ikemoto of Waimea.

A memorial service for June will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2015, at the Garden Island Mortuary Chapel in Lawai with visitation at 9AM and services to begin at 11 a.m.

Family suggests casual attire.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Francis Kealoha

Francis “Kaleo” “D D” Kaleookalani Kealoha, of Haleiwa formerly of Hanalei, Kauai, passed away on Feb. 26, 2015, in Wahiawa at the age of 81. He was born in Honolulu on Sept. 23, 1933.

He is survived by his sons, Michael, Dane and Derrick Kealoha; brother, Eugene K. Kealoha; sisters, LaVaina L. Brown, Janet L. Silva and Doris K. Ibarra; 14 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

Private services were held.

Arrangements were handled by Ultimate Cremation Services, LLC.

Masao Yotsuda

Masao Yotsuda of Lihue, passed away on Feb. 28, 2015, at the age of 99. He was born on June 2, 1915, in Wahiawa, Kauai. A Veteran of the United States Army, serving with the 100th Infantry Battalion 442nd Regimental Combat Team.

He is survived by his wife, Ann T. Yotsuda; three brothers, Henry (Diane) Yotsuda, Robert (Alma) Yotsuda, and Daniel Yotsuda; four sisters, Violet Van Epps, Kimiko Okano, Nancy Soares, and Flora Shota; numerous nieces and nephews. 

Private services will be held. Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted the Yotsuda family with arrangements.


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