Obituaries 6-15-13


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Haruo Kajiyama

Haruo Kajiyama, 98, of Pahala died June 8, 2013. Born in Kapoho, he was a retired service truck helper.

Friends may call at 9 a.m. June 20 at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home for a 10 a.m. service. Family requests casual attire and no flowers.

He is survived by spouse, Akie Kajiyama of Pahala; sons, Norman Kajiyama and Bert (Grace) Kajiyama, both of Honolulu; daughter, Cheryl (Nilton) Matayoshi of Honolulu; brother, Goro (Eiko) Kajiyama of Pahoa; three grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.

Yvonne Erickson

Yvonne “Blondie” Elizabeth Kealoha Boyd Erickson, 85, of Kailua-Kona and Kailua, Oahu, died June 5, 2013, at her son’s residence. Born in Honolulu, she was retired from state Department of Education.

Friends may call from noon to 4 p.m. June 22 at the Kona Outdoor Circle in Kailua-Kona for a service. Inurnment is at 11 a.m. June 25 at the Hawaii Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Kaneohe, Oahu.

She is survived by son, Brian (Terrilee) Erickson; daughter, Michelle McConnell; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.

Abra King

Abra Jane King, 94, of Keaau died June 10, 2013, at her residence. Born Oct. 10, 1918, in Portland, Ore., she was a bank clerk at Lloyd’s Bank in California.

Private services are planned. Online condolences may be posted at homelanimemorialpark.com.

She is survived by daughter, Judy David of Keaau; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.