Dixeen “Dixie” Leiko Sakamoto, 60, of Hilo died Aug. 15, 2013, at her residence. Born Aug. 1, 1953, in Hilo, she was a maintenance worker at University of Hawaii at Hilo.
Friends may call at 10 a.m. Sept. 7 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hilo for an 11 a.m. service. Family requests casual attire be worn.
She is survived by son, Scott (Candice) Sakamoto of Hilo; daughter, Kimberly (Richard) Taga, of Waimea; mother, Joyce Shimabukuro, of Papaikou; sister, Sharon Shimabukuro, of Papaikou; brother, Myles Shimabukuro, of Aiea; three grandchildren; numerous uncles, aunts, and cousins.
Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Inc.