Lillian Yamada


Lillian Yamada

Lillian Okayo Yamada, 90, of Hilo died Jan. 31, 2013, at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born Nov. 10, 1922 in Koloa, Kauai, she was an educational assistant at Waimano Home School and a member of Kinoole Baptist Church.

Friends may call at 11 a.m. Feb. 15 at Life Care Center of Hilo for a celebration of life.

She is survived by sons, Gordon (Ellen) Yamada of San Francisco, Roger (Heidi) Yamada of Denver; daughter, Lila (Raymond) Handa of Hilo; sisters, Mildred (Jon) Ushijima and Amy Ushijima, both of Honolulu; six grandchildren; nieces and nephews.