Obituaries: April 8, 2020

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Ruthann Lehmann

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Ruthann Elizabeth Lehmann, 82, of Mountain View, died Feb. 17, 2020, at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, she was a retired retail manager and homemaker.

Private services.

She is survived by husband, Arthur Lehmann of Mountain View; daughters, Kim (Kent) Olsen of Mountain View and Debora (Steve) Pedemonti of Winter Springs, Florida; sisters, Rose Marie (Sam) Kanter and Rita (Wally) Bartkiewicz, all of Wisconsin; four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Eugene Hao

Eugene K. Hao, 67, of Keaau, died March 25, 2020 at Hilo Medical Center. He was born Feb. 28, 1953, in Honolulu.

No services.

He is survived by fiancée, Kerrie Green of Hilo; daughter, Tammy Keanu of Hilo; brother, William (Donna) Matsu of California; sister, Henrietta Stone of Hilo; numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

John Krems

John “Big John” Thomas Krems, 72, of Ocean View, died March 5, 2020, at Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in California and was a retired gunnery sergeant with the U.S. Marine Corps.

Services will be held at a later date.

He is survived by son, John Krems of Riverside, Calif.; daughter, Christine (Ryan) Raven of Riverside, Calif.; brother, Darell Krems of Kailua-Kona; sister, Sharon Krems of Kohala; three grandchildren; one great-grandson; nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Masato Meguro

Masato “Cream” Meguro, 94, of Hilo and formerly of Pepeekeo, died March 26, 2020 at his residence in Hilo. Born Aug. 1, 1925, in Ninole, he was retired from the former Hilo Coast Processing Co. as a cane truck driver and a U.S. Army veteran.

Private services were held. No flowers. No koden (monetary offerings).

He is survived by wife, Fumi Meguro of Hilo; sons, Howard (Karen) Meguro of Hilo and Kurt Meguro of Captain Cook; daughter, Elaine (Jeff) Hara of Hilo; sister, Kimiko Apo of Honolulu; seven grandchildren; numerous nephews, nieces and cousins.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Raymond Ikeda

Raymond “Ray” Teruo Ikeda, 57, of Waikoloa, died March 18, 2020, at his residence. Born April 10, 1962, in Kealakekua, he was an automotive technician for Auto Body Hawaii.

Service information to be announced at a later date.

He is survived by wife, Desiree Ikeda of Waikoloa; mother, Matsue Ikeda; sisters, Jasmine (Michael) Henriques, Debra (Rodney) Raymond all of Kailua-Kona; numerous cousins, nephews and nieces.

Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Henry Aina Sr.

Henry “Hank” Kealoha Aina Sr., 80, of Hilo, died March 27, 2020 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. He Born March 6, 1940 in Hilo, he was a retired customer service agent for Aloha Airlines, U.S. Army veteran, and a member of the Puueo Poi and Anuenue Athletic Club; the Hilo Badminton Club; and the Hawaiian Homes Panaewa Community Association and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Keaukaha Ward.

Private services will be held at a later date.

He is survived by wife, Lynda Anne Aina of Hilo; sons, Rayland Aina of Waimea ahnd Henry (Maria) Aina Jr. and August (Doreen) Aina, all of Hilo; daughter, Sandee (John) Aina-Maede of Utah; sister, Myra (George) Aina-Paul of Hilo; brother, Edward Aina of Hilo; 20 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Karen Driscoll

Karen Ruth Driscoll, 76, of Kailua-Kona, died March 31, 2020, at her residence. Born April 19, 1943, in Mason City, Iowa, she was a retired chief teller for First Tech Credit Union of Oregon and a sailor.

Private service to be held at a later date.

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She is survived by husband, Patrick Driscoll of Kailua-Kona; sons, Bob (Heidi) Cowden, Don (Debbie) Cowden; sisters, Barbara (Alan) Lahmann all of Oregon, Bette (Chris) Marley of Nevada; three grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

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