Obituaries for August 21

Lester Charles Brandt, 91, of Glenwood died Aug. 5 at Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. Born in Chicago, he was a counterintelligence agent for the U.S. Army in Korea, Japan and the Pentagon, fluent in several languages, a Hawaiian activist in the 1980’s and Army and National Guard veteran. Graveside service 9 a.m. Tuesday (Aug. 23) at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2 Pavilion. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Gwendolyn Brandt; son, Steven (Chris) Brandt; daughter, Debora (Leif) Brandt; stepchildren, Corrinne Mayer, Kurt Mayer, Lisa Mayer and Elonwy Childress; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; hanai children. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.