FELIX DUHAYLONGSOD 1 JULY 2016 Felix Duhaylongsod, 90, cherished husband, father, grandfather, brother, and uncle, passed away at home in Pearl City. He was born in Ko'olauloa, in his beloved plantation town of Kahuku. Upon graduating from Kahuku High School in 1943, he entered military service with the U.S. Army Air Corp, supporting flight missions in the European Theatre, including Berlin Airlift Duty in 1946. He flew missions throughout the Pacific Rim and in the Korean Conflict and supported Strategic Air Command missions to North Africa and the Atlantic Rim. He flew with the 609 1st Reconnaissance Squadron and the 71st Air Refueling Squadron, and supported B-52 missions during the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Gemini Satellite Program. He later flew with the Search, Rescue, & Recovery Squadron into Vietnam. Upon retiring from active service in 1967, he joined the U.S. Air Force Reserves until his honorable discharge in 1977. Felix earned his M.Ed. in Educational Administration from UH-Manoa and was an aviation instructor and career counselor with the University of Hawaii and an education counselor with the U.S. Army at Schofield. He was an avid reader and historian of his family's genealogy. He loved playing the 'ukulele and enjoyed gardening. He is survived by his loving wife Yasuko, son Dr. Francis (Fï¿½), daughters Yvonne (Mark) Yim and Kathleen, granddaughters Melody and Erin, grandsons Christian and Sean, and sister Beatrice Balansag. Predeceased by brothers William and Manuel and sisters Lazarena Valdez and Pauline Belcher. Services will be held on Sunday, August 7 at Mililani Memorial Park, Mauka Chapel; Visitation at 9:30 a.m. and Wake service at 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Services will also be held on Monday, August 8 at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church. Visitation at 8:30 a.m. and Service 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.
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