Oct. 3, 2011
Adolph H. “Duffy” Bartels, 85, of Hilo, a retired Matson Navigation clerk and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born on Lanai. He is survived by sons Allan and Adolph “Duffy” Jr.; daughters Leda A. Peni, Joni Cooper and Drusilla To’a; sisters Alma Kealoha, Harriet “Pinky” Mariani and Helene “Blue” Suganuma; 13 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Casual attire.