Ben I. Sugawa

Posted On February 22nd, 2011 -

Feb. 6, 2011
Ben I. Sugawa, 87, of Mililani, a retired Nanakuli High School teacher and an Army lieutenant colonel who served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team during World War II and also in the Korean and Vietnam wars, died in Mililani. He was born in Lawai, Kauai. He is survived by wife Gladys, sons Edmund and Ivan, daughters Thesa Hudek and Constance Phillips, brother Richard, sister Dolly Brierley, nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

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