Obituaries for January 25

Michael Edward Keapolani Glendon, 38, of Kapu‘euhi died Jan. 13 at home. Born in Honolulu, he was the owner of Hawaii Island Rain Gutters. Survived by children, Kuahiwi Glendon, Kamaehu Glendon and Ka‘olino Glendon of Kapu‘euhi and Keahi‘ena Hopkins and Kahanuolahou Hopkins of Hilo; parents, Edward and Sarah Glendon of Kapu‘euhi; sisters, Cybil (Grant) Glendon-Baclig of Kapu‘ehui and Tootie (Jerel) Glendon Lee of Waikele, Oahu; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Richard John Mitchell, 91, of Hilo died Jan. 20 at Legacy Hilo Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Born in Turano, Canada, he was a retired office worker for Triple A. No services. Online condolences: Survived by spouse, Norma Mitchell of Keaau; daughter, Debbie Mitchell. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Michael Ritchey Rapoza, 75, of Captain Cook died Jan. 20 in Ewa Beach, Oahu. Born in Hawaii, he was a retired probation officer. Private services. Survived by brother, Willard Rapoza, and a niece.

Sam Wesley Torkelson, 90, of Hilo died Jan. 3 at home. Born in Minnesota, he was a cook in Alaska. Private services held. Online condolences: Survived by son, Sam Torkelson III; daughter, Virginia Collins; sister, Joe Newcom; caregiver, Rahel Selemon. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.


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