Lillian Yurie Otake, 87

Lillian Otake, 87, of Kahului, Maui passed away on August 11, 2017 at home. Private services were held at the Kahului Hongwanji Temple. Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements.

Lillian is survived by her daughter, Pamela (James) Montgomery; son, Glenn (Martha) Otake; daughter, Gayle (Ben) Sarmiento; grandchildren, Scott, Amy Cody, Kai, Kona, Steven, Justin and 7 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister, Elsie Higa; and brother, Rodney Abe.

Lillian worked at Maui, Land and Pineapple Co. in the canning department. Nanny, as she was known by most, was the heart and soul of our family. She loved to sing Japanese songs and won numerous singing contests at the county fair. She devoted her life to her family and will be greatly missed by all.

Lillian’s family would like to extend a special mahalo to Islands Hospice for the incredible care they provided to Mrs. Otake.

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