The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001337564-01
Funeral Notices

NANCY YURIKO ISHIMOTO

89, joined the love of her life, Kenneth S. Ishimoto, on June 17, 2020.

Nancy was the daughter of Harry Susumu and Kimiko Kimura. The family lived in Kapahulu, where Nancy graduated from Roosevelt High School. She continued her education by receiving a Queen’s Hospital Professional Diploma, Bachelor’s in Nursing and Master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Nancy had a long and full career as a Public Health Nurse with the State of Hawaii. She worked in many of the different public health offices in the state, eventually becoming a Public Health Nursing Supervisor at the Lanakila branch office.

Nancy and Ken were high school sweethearts. Together, they lived a full life filled with happiness. They enjoyed work, family, ballroom dancing, growing orchids, and traveling the world.

She is survived by her daughters: Dr. Kathy Ishimoto, Patricia Chong (David), and Candace Hochstein (Robert); grandchildren: Kimberly Ishimoto (Bradley), Matthew Chong, and Christopher Chong; great-grandchild: Julia.

Nancy’s Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, August 22, 2021 at Hosoi Mortuary. Visitation 1pm; service 2pm. Aloha attire. Livestreaming will be available: https://view.oneroomstreaming.com/authorise.php?k=1627388579127370

Arrangements Provided By:
Hosoi Garden Mortuary