Willie Goo, 97

Willie Goo, 97, of Waihee, passed away surrounded by his loving family on January 21, 2018 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on May 12, 1920 in Olowalu, Maui.

Willie retired from the County of Maui. He was a proud member of the decorated 100th Infantry Battalion. In his spare time he enjoyed golfing as well as attending and watching sporting events. Family was important to Willie and he especially looked forward to parties and gatherings with family and friends.

A celebration of Willie’s life will be held at Ballard Family Mortuary, on February 23, 2018. Visitation begins at 9 am, with services to follow at 10 am. Burial will be at 1 pm at Maui Veteran’s Cemetery.

He was pre-deceased by his beloved wife, Janet, and seven siblings; a sister and six brothers.

Willie is survived by his son, William Lorrin (Amy) Goo; daughters, Joni (Craig) Kawamura, and Charlene (Neil) Yashiro. He also leaves behind six grandchildren to cherish his memory, and four great grandkids, whom he adored, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. In addition, he is survived by three sister in laws: Barbara Goo, Utako Goo, and Diannah Goo.

Condolences may be sent to: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com