Lillian Kimiko Matsubara Ide, 83, of Hilo died May 7 at Hawaii Care Choices. Born in Hilo, she was a retired licensed practical nurse for the former Hilo Hospital and member of Hospital Retirees Association and Hilo Church of God. Private services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by husband, John H. Ide of Hilo; daughters, JoAnn (Joel) Wasson of Kaneohe, Oahu, and Karen (Cesar) Robledo of Hilo; son, John Ide Jr. of Honolulu; brother, William A. Matsubara of Los Angeles; sister, Susan (Thomas) Kiyojima of Hilo; sister-in-law, Elaine Matsubara of Pearl City, Oahu; four grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Coming up this weekend is a three-day Memorial Day holiday and a great time for a picnic, weather permitting.