Feb. 12, 2013
Ellen Mary Stevens “Aloha” Tanimoto, 79, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired Waimea Country Lodge front desk worker, Parker Ranch retiree and former clerk at Waimea Credit Union, died in Hale Ho‘ola Hamakua. She was born in Waimea. She is survived by daughter Valarie Abran; brother Strickland Stevens; sisters Wanda Odetle, Winifred Baker and Nellie S. Novera; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Imiola Congregational Church, Waimea. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date. Aloha attire. No flowers.