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Takako, 94, of Kahului, went home to Jesus on December 2, 2022 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was a LPN at Maunalani and Maui Memorial Hospital before retiring in 1982 to baby-sit her granddaughter, be a caregiver for family members, and be a hospital auxiliary volunteer. She was a devoted Christian who enjoyed reading the Bible, singing hymnals, praying and watching her Biblical videos.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Masakazu Robert Fujimoto, parents, Ekichi and Yae Oka, siblings Shigeyoshi (Marjorie) Oka, Katsuye (Rogers) Kaneshina, Mitsuo Oka, and Sakie Oka. She is survived by her sister-in-law Florence Oka, daughters Pamela (Howard) Ikeda and Rebecca (Brian) Kanenaka, grandchildren, Travis Ikeda, Jan (Jon) Yokouchi, Kent Kanenaka and Kym Kanenaka, and three great-grandchildren, Treyton Ikeda, Mila Yokouchi and Hudson Yokouchi.

Takako’s Celebration of Life will be held on January 7, 2023 at Norman’s Mortuary 105 Waiale Road Wailuku, HI. Visitation will begin at 9:00 am, Service at 10:00 am, followed by lunch and Burial at 2:00 pm at Maui Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Masks recommended.

The family requests no koden or flowers. Donations in her memory may be made to Maui Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, 221 Mahalani St., Wailuku, HI 96793; Maui Nisei Veterans Memorial Center, 665 Kahului Beach Road, Kahului, HI 96732 or The Pentecostals of Pukalani Church, 111 E. Papa Ave., Kahului, HI 96732.

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