William “Bill” Yutaka Komatsu
WILLIAM BILL YUTAKA KOMATSU Jan. 13, 1924 - Sept. 12, 2015 Age 91, of Kailua, Oahu an Army Veteran who served with the 442nd during WWII, retired as a warehouseman from Hickam Air Force Base and as a custodian with the Dept of Education, died at Ann Pearl Nursing in Kaneohe. He was born in Hilo, son of Sakuichi and Akino (Doi) Komatsu and one of nine children. The family moved to honolulu when he was about 5 yrs old. He is a parish member of St. John Vianney Church. He is preceded in death by his wife of 52 yrs, Giulia Spinella Komatsu. He is survived by daughter Renee Gauthe (Larry), sister Grace Asae Tomikawa, Grandchildren Sharon Gauthe (Chris), Charles L Gauthe Jr "Charlie Boy", Cynthia Gauthe (Kawika), six great-grand children and one great-great grandson, cousins, nieces and nephews. He is loved and will be missed by all his family. Services will be held at Borthwick Mortuary (Makai Chapel) on Maunakea St on Oct 12, 2015. Viewing will be from 9:00-10:00am, with services from 10:00-11:00am, followed by a lunch reception from 11:00-12:30pm. Burial services at 1:00pm at the State Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Kaneohe.
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