HOWARD FREDERICK ('FRED") MOSHER
HOWARD FREDERICK ('FRED) MOSHER Fred passed away on November 8, 2014 in La Quinta, CA. He was born on April 15, 1918 to Howard N. and Reseda (Lattimore) Mosher in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Carol of La Quinta, CA, sister Barbara Blank of Newport News, VA, daughters Lorine Walters of Kailua-Kona, HI and Molly Mosher-Cates of Kailua, HI, sons Patrick Mosher and Michael Welliver of Lakeview Terrace, CA and Christopher Mosher of Kailua, HI, 8 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by 4 sisters, a brother and a son. Fred graduated from Roosevelt High School, class of 1936, and attended the University of Hawaii. Early in his career he was manager of the Commercial Club, the Armed Forces Officers Club, and finally the Outrigger Canoe Club on the beach at Waikiki between the Moana Hotel and the Royal Hawaiian Hotel. In the early 1950's he became licensed as a real estate broker and appraiser and joined Honolulu Mortgage Company for 23 years serving the last 7 years as President. Fred also served on the Pioneer Federal Board of Directors for 17 years, the last 8 of which he served as Chairman. He retired from the Board in 1995 with the title of Chairman Emeritus. Fred was a 50+ year member of the Masonic Order at Honolulu Lodge, Scottish Rite, KCCH, Aloha Temple Shrine and Aloha Court #1 Royal Order of Jesters. His community involvement included Foreman of the Oahu Grand Jury, President of the Honolulu Community Theater, Chairman of the March of Dimes, and Director of the Honolulu Board of Realtors. An avid golfer for more than 35 years Fred served as President of Oahu Country Club. Fred liked to say that he was very fortunate to have lived his first 70 years in Hawaii "the Paradise of the Pacific" and the last 26 years in La Quinta, CA "the Gem of the Desert". A memorial service will be held at Kailua Beach Park Pavilion (near the boat ramp), HI at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 10, 2014. Loose flowers are welcome. The family suggests a donation to Shriner's Hospital for Children - Honolulu, 1310 Punahou St., Honolulu, HI 96814.
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