David J. Arakaki, 85, Hawaii-born Veteran of the U.S. Army, passed
away on May 3. He was a loving husband, caring father, and doting
grandfather whose devotion to his family came before all else.
David is survived by his wife of 57 years, Tomiko; daughters, Cindy
(Michael) Ortiz and Janice Arakaki; grandchildren, Kaylee, Kai, and
Chloe Ortiz; sisters, Shizuko Yamauchi, Violet (Teimei) Chena, and
Nancy Goya. He is also survived by his sisters-in-law, Annie and
Ellen Arakaki and by his many adoring nieces, nephews, and relatives
here and in Hawaii. David was preceded in death by his brothers,
Patrick and Eugene Arakaki.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 14, 10 a.m., at the
Gardena Buddhist Church, 1517 W. 166th St., Gardena, CA 90247.
Burial services will be held at a later date. The family respectfully
requests that flowers be omitted.
www.fukuimortuary.com (213) 626-0441

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