Teruko Okafuji, 104

It is with great sadness that the Okafuji Ohana announces the peaceful passing of Teruko Okafuji on May 22, 2020 at the age of 104 at her foster care home with her family, her caregiver and Islands Hospice by her side. Teruko was born on July 7, 1915 in Puunene, Hi to Ichisuke and Kichi Takahata.

She loved plants and loved to work in her yard. She was crafty, doing crocheting, knitting and all different kinds of craft projects. Also, was very active in playing gateball.

She was predeceased by her husband, Motoharu Okafuji, parents; Ichisuke and Kichi Takahata, her daughter; Ruth Hampton, brother; Saburo Takahata, and brother; Tadao Takahata, son; William Okafuji, son; Arthur Okafuji, son; Gordon Okafuji, grandson; Christopher Okafuj, Clante Okafuji daughter in law, sister; Mitsuko Kimoto

She is survived by daughter, Carol Y. Suda(Roy) and daughter, Marilyn AuHoy (Dennis). Brother in law, Mike Takamatsu, sister in law, Lucille Takahata, Daughter in law Arlene Okafuji, and Son in law Jim Hampton.

She is also survived by 20 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren, and 10 great great grandchildren.

The family will be holding private services at a later date.

Nakamura’s will be assisting the family with arrangements.

Online condolences: www.nakamuramortuary.com