Obituaries for March 22

Philip Freed, 65, of Holualoa died March 13 in Holualoa. Born in Lakewood, N.J., he was a veterinarian. Survived by sister, Shelley (Henry) Kornman of Los Angeles; fiancée, Juanita Pfeiffer of Holualoa. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Shigeko Ikeda, 90, of Hilo died March 16 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Hilo, she was a retired secretary and member of Kaumana Drive Baptist Church. Private services. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by sons, Blaine (Kathie) Ikeda of Kahului, Maui, and Ken (Cathy) Ikeda of Hilo; brother, Tadashi Iseri of Hilo; sister, Chieko Naguwa of Hilo; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


Rodney Kenji Kamei, 75, of Ka‘u died March 3. Born in Pahala, he was a mechanic. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Thursday (March 28) at Ballard Family Mortuary. Service at 10 a.m. Survived by brothers, Raymond (Felicing) Kamei of Pahala, Eugene (Edith) Kamei of Oahu and Clifford Kamei of Pahala; cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Bruno Stevens Medeiros, 61 of Hilo died Feb. 25, 2019 at Legacy Hilo Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Born on Maui, he was a commercial fisherman. Private services. Condolences to Donna M. Medeiros, P.O. Box 2073 Keaau, HI 96749. Survived by wife, Donna Marie (Limpahan) Medeiros; son, Bruno S. (Tracy) Medeiros Jr. of Colorado; daughters, Robbie Ann Medeiros and Michelle Medeiros of California, Virginia M.L. (Delbert) Grace of Hilo, Desiree M.I. (Gary) Gouveia Jr. of Wyoming, Erin M. Medeiros of Virginia; brother, Alfred C. Medeiros of Maui; sisters, Lucielle A. Medeiros and Mary (Alex) Vegas of Maui, Connie Kline; 25 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.


Ann Millar Wolfe, 90, of Hilo died March 5 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Santa Barbara, Calif., she was a retired medical transcriber. No services. Survived by sons, Rodney Wolfe of Sacramento, Calif., and Ralph (Penny) Wolfe of Lompoc, Calif.; daughter, Marian Williams of Naples, Fla.; daughter-in-law, Ina Wolfe of Volcano; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Graveside urn committal services for the late Takeshi “Kawa” Kawamoto are at 9 a.m. Wednesday (March 27) at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. An incorrect time was submitted for an obituary published Thursday.

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