BERTRAM J. WONGBERTRAM J. WONG Bertram Jenkwai Wong transitioned to his "Next Adventure" on September 22, 2014 while residing at the Pohai Nani Care Center in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu on January 6, 1919, the second son of Arthur H.W. and Alice Tseu Wong. He is survived by his wife Janey Daniel Wong of Manchester, TN; sister Carol MacKenzie of Kailua; son Gregory Wong of Cary, NC; daughter Gloria (Russell) Mikami of Spokane, WA; son Barry Wong (Sherri Davis) of Santa Ana, CA; grandsons Andrew Mikami of Pullman, WA & Logan Davis of Tustin, CA; granddaughter Jerrin McHale of Tustin, CA, as well as nine nieces, nephews and their families. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Donald Wong, and his sisters Leora Wong Zane and Felice Wong Kaulukukui. Bert was born in Kaimuki and lived in various locations throughout Oahu and Kauai. He graduated from Mid-Pacific Institute in Manoa and attended the University Hawaii. Prior to WWII, Bert started and ran a successful lunch wagon business at the Kaneohe Naval Air Station for several years. In 1946, he started his three-year stint with the US Army, serving at several bases in the South. Bert began his Civil Service career at Pearl Harbor as an apprentice pattern maker. At the height of the Vietnam War and looking for a new adventure, Bert moved his family to Guam in 1966; he retired from the US Naval Ship Repair Facility there in 1979. Bert and Janey moved to Manchester, TN in 1983, where he lived until his return to Hawaii in 2006. Bert had varied interests and was known for his ability to make or fix anything. His dedicated and zealous interest in natural health led him to publish a book, "The Truth about Healing", in 1998. Bert also enjoyed his extensive travels around the world with his family. A memorial service celebrating Bert's life will be held at Pohai Nani Retirement Community at 45-090 Namoku Street in Kaneohe at 11:00AM on Saturday, November 15, 2014. In lieu of flowers, Bert's family would encourage donations in his memory to: Pohai Nani Care Center, 45-090 Namoku Street, Kaneohe, HI 96744.
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