Mitsue Y. Kataoka, 97, of Kapaa passed away at home on June 3, 2019. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai on December 1, 1921 and was a teacher at Wilcox Elementary School.
She was preceded in death by parents, Umajiro and Matsu Yukimura and sisters, Hisayo Akama, Chiyoko Kato and Yuriko Nanbu.
At the time of her passing, she was survived by her husband of 73 years, Kaname Kataoka (deceseaed 12/28/2019).
Mitsue is survived by her sister Kimie Ozaki, daughters, Joy (Jim Patton) Kataoka and Amy Boyd; granddaughter, Kimi Patton and numerous nieces and nephews and cousins.
A celebration of Mitsue and Kaname’s lives will be held on March 14, 2020 at Lihue Christian Church. Visitation will begin at 9:00 AM with services to follow at 10:00 AM.
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