Shizuka Kawabata, 91 of Lahaina, Maui, passed away on September 15, 2017, at Hale Makua Kahului. She was born on March 9, 1926 to Tokuichi and Fusayo Tanabe.
Private Services were held. No Koden (monetary gift).
She was predeceased by her husband Takayuki Kawabata. She is survived by 2 sons, Brian Kawabata and Miles Kawabata, by 2 daughters, Arleen (Myles) Mizuno and Merle Kawabata, 1 brother, Osamu Tanabe (Sylvia), 1 sister, Waiko “Sara” Ginoza, sisters in law, Alice Tanabe, Margaret Tanabe and Jean Tanabe, 5 grandchildren, Liane Kawabata (Philip Domingo), Lori Prieto (Allan), Nathan Kawabata, Ryan Mizuno and Rachel Mizuno and 3 great grandchildren, Bronsen Prieto, Erin Prieto and Kaisen Domingo.
The Kawabata family would like to thank the staff of Hale Makua Kahului, especially those that took care of Shizuka in the West wing for 5 years.
Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.co