Cynthia Wai Kin (Chun) Saiki

Posted On March 12th, 2014 -

3-12 607661 Cynthia SaikiCYNTHIA WAI KIN (CHUN) SAIKI Services for Cynthia Wai Kin (Chun) Saiki, 74, of Killeen, Texas, will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday, March 15, at St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church, 720 N. King Street, Honolulu, Hawaii. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:30 AM at the church prior to the service. Mrs. Saiki died February 15, 2014, at her residence. She was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on July 13, 1939. Known to her friends and family as “Kina”, Cindy Saiki graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1957 and from the University of Hawaii in 1961. She taught at McKinley and Waipahu High Schools before marrying her high school sweetheart, Owen H. Saiki, on June 24, 1962. She travelled the world and the United States as a proud Army wife and mother of four before settling with her family in Killeen, Texas, in 1978. She was a faithful Roosevelt High School Rough Riders alumna. Mrs. Saiki was employed with the Killeen Independent School District in Killeen, Texas. After 17 years in KISD, she retired to spend more time travelling with her family and spoiling her 7 grandchildren and her 2 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her father, Wallace Bo Wah Chun of Honolulu, and her son-in-law, Russell F. Overheu, of Austin, TX. She is survived by her mother, Ethel S.D. Chun, of Honolulu; husband, Owen Hidetaka Saiki; brother, Mr. Stephen K. H. (Candace Wilkins) Chun of California; two nieces, Lindsey and Sasha Chun; daughters, Mrs. Martin (Shellie Mei) Campos and Mrs. Timothy (Stephanie Li-Ann) Young both of Harker Heights, TX; Mrs. Russell (Stacie Linn) Overheu of Austin, TX; and son, Mr. Scott (Sylvia Guerrero) Saiki of Killeen, TX; seven grandchildren: Brandon Anthony Campos, Mrs. John (Brittany Marie) Leach, Zachary Michael Young, Jacob Scott Young, Daniel Christopher Young, Sarah Alexis Saiki, Steven Bo Saiki, and two great-grandchildren, MeiLinn Li-Ann and Mai-Lee Ann Campos-Leach. To read more about Cindy’s wonderful life, please visit her online memorial at Cynthia Saiki, TX. Aloha Attire. No flowers.

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