Keichi P. Dereas, 73

Keichi P. Dereas, 73, of Kahului, passed away on June 30, 2013. He was born May 29, 1940 in Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia.

Family and friends are invited to gather on Friday, July 19, 2013 at BALLARD FAMILY MORTUARY, with visitation from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm, services at 7:00 pm. Visitation will continue on Saturday, July 20, at Kahului Union Church from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm, with service at 5:00 pm. Burial will be in Chuuk at a later date. Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary assisted with arrangements.

He was a retired Credit Union Manager.

He is survived by his wife, Reiko Dereas; sons, Michael Dereas, Kpder (Loriena) Dereas, Roby (Lisia) Dereas and Jason (Keisy) Dereas; daughters, Karesia (Yomen) Rekis, Dermina (Marvin) Danis and Rinta (Kitson) Selifis; brothers, Helbert (Ysako) Dereas, Kereta (Maria) Dereas, Kaslova (Simie) Dereas and Alexander (Rensely) Dereas; sisters, Charata (Isauo) Kuena, Filorida (Dick) Pitiol, Marpelina (Nick) Anton and Hermina (Mike) Setile; 24 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.

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