Raymond “Ike” Masaru Ikehara, of Kailua, retired Honolulu Police Department Lieutenant, passed peacefully on April 18th. He was born in Honolulu on May 10, 1935 and graduated from McKinley High School. His passions were music and baseball. Ray was a member of the Honolulu Youth Symphony and the National Guard Marching Band. He played baseball for the Hawaii Senior League and other leagues. He retired from HPD after 25 years of service and later was Loss Prevention Manager for Windward Mall Sears for nearly 10 years. He and Betty celebrated 53 years of marriage.
Ray is survived by wife Betty Amano Ikehara, Raynor (son) & Janel Ikehara, Rona (daughter) & Rey Ikehara-Quebral, Charles (brother) & Mildred Ikehara, second mother Nancy Ikehara, and grandchildren: Rylan & Chantel Ikehara, and Ripley & Ricky Quebral. Preceded in death by father Seiko Ikehara, mother Yoshiko Ikehara, sister Evelyn Bransfield, step-sister Patsy Izumigawa, and half-brother James Oshiro.
Graveside service at Valley of the Temple, Saturday April 30, 2011 at 12 noon with luncheon to follow at Valley of the Temple Chapel lanai. Casual attire. “Always in our hearts”