Doris L. Thomas
DORIS L. THOMAS Doris L. Thomas, 85, passed away on March 12, 2016 at her home in Honolulu, surrounded by family and loved ones. She was born in Beatrice, Nebraska on December 9, 1930 and grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska. After her marriage in 1948, she moved to California with her husband, and in 1959, she and her growing family relocated permanently to Hawaii. In Honolulu, the family owned a mobile catering business and banquet facility named Beniya Shokudo / Aloha Catering. Doris was the President and General Manager of the business until her retirement. Doris is preceded in death by her parents James and Fanny Runyon, her brother Leroy, her sister Margaret, and her husband Robert D. Thomas. She is survived by her 10 children Mary, Robert (Jan), Alice, Barbara (Jeff Modlin), Christopher (Queenie), Margaret (Rocknie Agustin), Rose Jones, Linda (Dave Grice), Julie (Yoshi Toda), Kristen (James Baker), 22 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren. A celebration of her life will be held on May 7, 2016 at Waialae Baptist Church in Kaimuki. Visitation at 9AM and memorial service at 10AM. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.
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