Ella Mae Takeko Freitas, 67, of Hilo, a retired records clerk for the Hawaii County Police Department and a former registered nurse, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by husband Harry; daughters Kimberly Freitas and Cherilyn Yee; brothers Glenn, Arthur, Clyde and Kallen Miyataki; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Casual attire.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased