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Obituaries for June 14

Michael Lee Beatty, 75, of Kailua-Kona died May 26. Born in Fort Wayne, Ind., he owned Tahuna Productions and was a youth pastor at Mokuaikaua Church. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Saturday, June 24, at Mokuaikaua Church. Celebration of life at 10 a.m. Private burial to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by spouse, Ululani; mother-in-law, Elizabeth Griffin of Honolulu; son, Teva (Melissa) Beatty of Kailua-Kona; daughters, Keakahaumalio (Michael) Perry of Kailua-Kona; Hokuaonani Lai (Justin Freitas) of Kailua-Kona; sisters, Sherry Glass of Fort Wayne and Deborah Beatty of Maui; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Services provided by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Tracy “TD” Dale Danser, 77, of Kailua-Kona died June 7 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Tunnelton, W.Va., he was a retired machinist. Private service in West Virginia. Survived by daughter, Kara (Burdette) Conaway of West Virginia; son, Rocky (Jacqueline) Danser of Indiana; sisters, Barbara (John) Phillips and Laythia (Don) Keener of West Virginia, Norma (Gary) Eberson of Utah; brother, Paul (Rita) Danser of Ohio; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Eric Kamakupa‘amahana “Dueces” Figueroa, 25, of Kailua-Kona died May 29 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he was a lead installer for Sunrun Solar in Kona. Celebration of life 11 a.m. Sunday (June 18) at Onekahakaha Beach Park Pavilion No. 7 in Hilo. Casual attire. Survived by parents, Charla and Patrick Atiz of Keaau; fiancée, Anuhea Low of Kona; daughter, Cire Figueroa of Kona; son, Ayden Figueroa of Kona; brothers, John (Kelsey) Figueroa of Hilo, Aaron (Lilly) Figueroa of Pahoa and Kameran Atiz of Keaau; sister, Shayna Atiz of Keaau; maternal grandmother, Pinky Furtado-Figueroa of Keaau; a niece, a nephew, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Kent Isamu Kiyotsuka, 57, of Hilo died June 9 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was a retired electrician for Keehne Electric, stock controller for Gemini Aura, member of Arise Church, Hilo Jaycees, Hawaii County Fair Foundation, Big Island Auto Club, John Ikawa Pit Crew, U.S. Air Force veteran and fisherman. Visitation 4:30-6 p.m. Thursday (June 15) at Hilo Daijingu Church Hall, 10 Anela St. Celebration of life at 6 p.m. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Cheryl Kiyotsuka of Hilo; son, Jerime (Alan) Kela-Dore of Michigan; daughters, Meghan (Dean) Doubell of Hilo and Michaela Kela-Kam of Ewa, Oahu; hanai son, Adam Fagan-Kela of Rhode Island; parents, Kenneth and Diane Kiyotsuka of Hilo; brother, Darren (Amy) Kiyotsuka of Kalaheo, Kauai; maternal grandmother, Sumiko Yamamoto of Papaikou; mother-in-law, Angeline Hanoa of Hilo; brothers-in-law, Russell Kela of Michigan and Adren (Rae) Kela of Kailua, Oahu; sisters-in-law, Moana (Red) McKinzie-Greer of Colorado and Kaimi Harnsberger of California; four grandchildren; an uncle, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

 

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