ICHIRO “EGGS” KAMIKAWA
September 1, 1921 - May 2, 2017 Ichiro Kamikawa, 95 of Pearl City, passed away on May 2, 2017. He was born on September 1, 1921 in Honolulu to Goichi and Matsuko (Hosokawa) Kamikawa, the firstborn of seven children. Ichiro, also known as "Eggs" was a retired firefighter for the Federal government. He was stationed at Ford Island in Pearl Harbor and also at Barber's Point Naval Base. His position was the rear driver of the Hook and Ladder firetruck. He also was a member of the famed 100th Battalion/442nd Infantry unit in WWII and earned the Bronze Star for bravery during battle in Italy. Funeral Services with Military Honors will be held on Saturday, July 8th, 2017 at the Mililani Memorial Park Mauka Chapel. Visitation will be from 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM. The Service will be from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM. There will be lunch reception to follow with Burial Service at 1:00 PM Ichiro is survived by his sons, Carl (Amy) Kamikawa and Delbert Kamikawa, daughter Karen (Randy) Nordmeier, grandchildren Khari (Gregory Brault) Nordmeier, Jordan Kamikawa and Jenna Kamikawa. He is also survived by his sisters, Asako (Kazuo deceased) Tashiro, Yoshiko (Henry deceased) Nakamura and Natsuko (David) Oyama. Also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Ichiro was predeceased by his wife Faith (Shigeno) Kamikawa, his parents Goichi and Matsuko (Hosokawa) Kamikawa, his brothers Masaichi "Buck" Kamikawa and Saburo Kamikawa and his sister Tsukiko Sakai. He will be fondly remembered for his quick wit and contagious laughter. Also, during his retirement, he helped his wife tirelessly into his 70's with the childcare business she maintained. He kept busy and active with yardwork, regular exercise, ballroom dancing, trips to Las Vegas, and was a favorite with his grandchildren.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased