Thomas Veikko Viitala, 39

Thomas Veikko Viitala, 39, of Lahaina, passed away on February 13, 2013 at Maui Memorial Medical Center.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2013, 10:00am, at Auntie Shirley’s house in Lahaina.

Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with arrangements.

Thomas was born in Elgin, IL to parents William Thomas Viitala and Marlys Irene Viitala. He worked in the maintenance department of Lahaina Market Place for 15 years.

He is survived by his loving wife of 10 years, Daphne; sons Kanoa and Kahanu; brother Topi (Sally); sister Kim (Don) Raciborski; many loving nieces and nephews.

He was a dad who always carried his sons on his shoulders, and held his wife’s hand in his.