The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001237791-01
Funeral Notices

LAWRENCE K.L. KONG
In Loving Memory
April 21, 1925 –
September 26, 2019

Lawrence Kon Lim Kong of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away at 94 years old on September 26, 2019, surrounded by family in his final hours. He graduated from McKinley High School and the University of Portland. He retired in 1990 after many years as an electrical inspector for the City and County of Honolulu. After retiring, he built the first all steel residential home on Oahu. He is the fifth of six siblings. He was preceded in death by his parents Sang Kong and Sing Yung Lau Kong and siblings Clifford Kong, Annie Soong, Elsie Lau and Raymond Kong. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Ramona Yuk Yip Lee Kong, sister Frances Chock, 5 children Colleen Kong-Sawyer of San Jose, CA, Wendell Kong (Ellen) of Hollis, NH, Nadine Kong of San Ramon, CA, Kathleen Rodriguez (Rafael) of Honolulu, HI and Clayton Kong (Gay) of Honolulu, HI and 10 grandchildren. Private services were held on October 9th at the Diamond Head Mortuary followed by a reception at the residence.

Arrangements Provided By:
Diamond Head Mortuary