Jan. 12, 2012
Walter “Tootsie” Nihipali Sr., 83, of Hauula, a retired city refuse collector, Hawaiian Pine truck driver and Rehab Center of the Pacific security guard, died in Avalon Care Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Walter Jr., Earle, Ronald “Kunani” and Gary; brothers Joseph “Kiddit” and Ray P.; sister Pea Kalili; 13 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Graveside services: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.