JOHANNA JIM PANG
Johanna Yar Kin Chang Jim Pang (89) of Honolulu, and Sweden died on April 6, 2011. Born and raised in Honolulu, she graduated from McKinley High School class of 1940. Worked at C. Q. Yee Hop Limited for 38 years. Retired in 1992 and moved to Malmo, Sweden where she married James Wai Hoon Pang of Honolulu and Malmo, Sweden.
Past President of Oo Syak Gee Lu Society. Also remembered by many as “Queen of Chinatown” in her role as Sales Manager for C.Q.Yee Hop where she visited the restaurants and worked with the kitchen chefs and cooks. Was an active member of Chef’s de Cuisine Honolulu, part time outside sales representative and tour guide for Panda Travel. In 1992 she moved to Malmo, Sweden where with her husband James Pang, she worked at “Mike’s Corner” in Malmo and greeted everyone with a smile.
A wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, auntie and friend, JoJo was married to Michael (Mickey) S. G. Jim (deceased), for over 40 years, and was married to James W.H. Pang for over 18 years Survived by daughter Michele Jim, hanai daughters Anna Doell and Lori Kekaula, sons, Mitchell Jim (Starlina), Myron Jim (Merna), stepson Michael Pang Gyllander (Yvla). Grand children – Andrew Chun (Kelley Ann), Gerard Chun, Jason Chun (Vicky), Edmund Chun, Daniel Bradbury (Johanna) Alison Jim, John Bradbury, Karen Kam-Jim Kama (Jason), Kristin Jim, Kelli Ann Jim, Natalie Pang Gyllander, Michelle Pang Gyllander, and hanai grand daughter Rhiannon Chandler. Great Grand children, Lucas, Gabrielle, Carly, Caleb, Ezra, Noah, Celia, Carolyn and Madelyn. Surviving siblings: sisters: Gertrude Yee and Mary Agnes Soong, brother: Dominic Chang. “JoJo” will always be remembered for her smile and love of family, friends and travel.
Visitation: Saturday, April 23, 2011 9a-11a at Borthwick Mortuary – Makai Chapel, followed by Celebration of Life: 11a-1230pm.
Private Burial. Casual Attire – Leis Welcome.