Edward Masakatsu Tachikawa, 89

Edward Masakatsu Tachikawa, 89, of Lihue died on August 30, 2013, at Hale Kupuna Heritage Home.

Private services were held at Kauai Veterans Cemetery. The family asked for no Koden.

Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted the Tachikawa family with arrangements.

Mr. Tachikawa was born in Puhi, Kauai on October 12, 1923. He was a United States Army Veteran of WWII and was the proprietor of Eddie’s Upholstery.

He is survived by three daughters, Ella Konno of Oahu, Cheryl Tachikawa and Jan (Duane) Yoshizu of Maui; 5 grandchildren, Mindy Konno, Katie Konno, Matthew Chang, Aaron Yoshizu, Cy Yoshizu; one brother, Robert (Ethel) Tachikawa; sister, Betty Steiger; nieces and nephews.