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Taps: Stanley Okazaki Update

June 10, 2019

Stan passed away on April 13, 2019 at home in Mill Creek, Washington. He was born on December 1, 1941 in Waipahu, Hawaii, the seventh of nine children born to Kiyoshi and Fuuko Okazaki. He was preceded in death by his parents, his eight brothers and sisters, a nephew, and a newborn granddaughter.

Stan was a graduate of Waipahu High School ’59 and Leeward Community College. He attended UH Manoa. His love of electronics led to a career as an Avionics Technician in the Air Force, 19 years with Hawaiian Airlines, 20 years with Civil Service, and 27 years in the Hawaii Air National Guard reserves.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia, of Mill Creek, Washington; his son Richard (Verna) and granddaughter, Saraya, of Mililani. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. He was a quiet and kind man whom everyone respected and loved.

A Military Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 14, 2019 at the Hawai‘i State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.


This updates a earlier Retiree News post

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