May 25, 2013
Sandra Samoana Ackerman, 69, of Hilo, a Floral Resources Hawaii Inc. employee in Hilo, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Christopher-Don K.; parents Donald and Christine Gradle; brothers Herbert and Michael Gradle; sisters Amber Saniatan, Christine McAngus and Jo Marie Holt; and two grandchildren. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to American Cancer Society — Research.