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Obituary for Friday, March 12, 2021

Ethel Yoshimura Yamaguchi

Ethel Yoshimura Yamaguchi of Lihu‘e passed away in Wilcox Medical Center on Feb. 11, 2021, at the age of 90. She was born in Kapa‘a on Dec. 25, 1930 and retired as a teacher with the state Department of Education.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Melvin, parents Nobori and Hatsuyo Yoshimura, and brothers Kenneth, Allen and Norman.

She is survived by daughters Michelle (Daniel) Rausch of Oregon and Donna Yamaguchi of California, grandchildren Sydney Rausch and Sarah (Matthew) Desmond, sister Irene Wakatsuki, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Ethel will be interred with her husband at Kalapaki Bay Memorial Park. Private services will be held at a later date.

Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.


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