Ethel Yoshimura Yamaguchi of Lihu’e passed away in Wilcox Medical Center on Feb. 11, 2021, at the age of 90. She was born in Kapa’a on Dec. 25, 1930 and retired as a teacher with the Hawai’i State Department of Education.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Melvin; parents, Nobori and Hatsuyo Yoshimura; brothers, Kenneth, Allen and Norman.
She is survived by daughters, Michelle (Daniel) Rausch of Oregon and Donna Yamaguchi of California; grandchildren, Sydney Rausch and Sarah (Matthew) Desmond; sister, Irene Wakatsuki; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Ethel will be interred with her husband at Kalapaki Bay Memorial Park. Private services will be held at a later date.
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