Donald Sadao Kaneshiro passed away at home in Torrance on May 22, 2021. He was born in 1935 and grew up in Sprecklesville, Maui, before enlisting in the U.S. Army for a few years, then moving to Los Angeles, where he married and raised his family.
He is remembered by his children, Derrick Kaneshiro (Teresa Takahashi) and Denise Kennington (Ted Jobson); grandsons, Korvin Kennington and Gideon Jobson; sister-in-law, Janet Uyeki; and many nieces, nephews, and extended family. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen (Uyeki).
Donald’s service will be held at his Rose Hills gravesite on July 17. The family respectfully asks that in lieu of flowers or koden to do as Donald wished: take special time to enjoy life.