Sept. 22, 2010
Takeo "Papa Joe" Shimada, 88, of Hilo, prior owner of Hilo Mechanical Inc., a former Durant Irvine employee and Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Yoshiko Y., son Elvin, two grandchildren and a hanai grandchild. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased