Bessie Yuen Nishida, 100, of Hilo, a retired state Department of Education teacher, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by daughters Anne Sadayasu, Jeanne Yagi and Joan Sakaba; five grandchildren; and seven great- grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. March 4 at Church of the Holy Cross, 440 W. Lanikaula St., Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Donations suggested to Nishida scholarship at University of Hawaii Hilo, in care of the University of Hawaii Foundation, mail checks to UH Development Office, 200 W. Kahili St., Hilo, HI 96720-4091 (include memo 205-2790-3 on check); or to Church of the Holy Cross, 440 W. Lanikaula St., Hilo, HI 96720.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased