Masao Fukuda, 93

Masao Fukuda, 93, of Kahului, passed away peacefully under the compassionate care of Islands Hospice on April 17, 2017, surrounded by his loving family.

Services honoring Mr. Fukuda were held privately.

Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with arrangements.

Masao was born on January 5, 1924 in Paia to Toyonoshin & Riyo Fukuda. He was the 4th of 7 children. Masao graduated from Maui High School with the class of 1942, and shortly after, married his love, Michiko Koshiro. Together, they raised three children, Joanne, Colin and Earl. Mr. Fukuda retired from First Hawaiian Bank in 1979 as the Pukalani Branch Manager.

He will be remembered as an active, but quiet and humble man who adored his family. He enjoyed frequent trips to Las Vegas and weekly rounds of golf with his buddies at Waiehu Golf Course.

Mr. Fukuda was predeceased by his parents, Toyonoshin & Riyo Fukuda; brothers, Haruo, Toshio & Tadao Fukuda; and sister, Sylvia Sumie Tanaka.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his beloved wife of 66 years, Michiko Fukuda; daughter, Joanne Shiratori; sons, Colin & Earl Fukuda; grandchildren, Ian & Chloe Fukuda; and sister, Florence Fukue Yonemori; brothers, Nobuo Fukuda & Donald Yoshito Fukuda.

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