February 20, 1945 - August 12, 2021
Kathryn Keiko Kochi It is with deep sadness and heavy hearts that the Kochi family announces the passing of Kathryn Keiko Kochi. Kathryn, or Katy, as many have affectionately known her as, of Pukalani, Maui, passed away at Maui Memorial Medical Center on August 12th, 2021 at 76 years of age. Katy was born on February 20th, 1945 in Wailuku, Maui to Yoshio and Kimie Kawahara. She is the eldest of 19 cousins. She graduated from Maui High School in 1963 and went on to Honolulu Business College where she graduated in 1965. She worked for Kahului School cafeteria and Haiku School cafeteria, the latter from which she retired from. She also went on to work part time at Kamehameha School cafeteria, where she retired in 2019. Katy was very supportive and kind to everyone she met. It was embodied in her love for family, especially for her granddaughters. She was the ultimate sports Mom, as she attended all her son’s sporting events often making food for the whole team. Her love of cooking came from taking care of people and making them happy. She was a great cook and her food that was always made with love, will be greatly missed. When she wasn’t busy cooking she enjoyed shopping at Ross (her favorite store). She was also known for her love of anything Mickey Mouse and anything the color purple. Katy will forever be remembered as an amazing, caring, and selfless woman with a kind soul who put everyone else before herself. Kathryn is survived by her husband, Gregory Kochi; Sons, Wade Kochi, Derek (Denise) Kochi, Cory Kochi; Mother, Kimie Kawahara; Sister, Naomi (Richard) Nemoto; Brother, Dale Kawahara; Granddaughters, Kolbi and Kylan Kochi; Numerous nieces and nephews; She is predeceased by her father, Yoshio Kawahara. Funeral services will be held at a later date. Nakamura Mortuary will be assisting with arrangements.
Kathryn Keiko Kochi It is with deep sadness and heavy hearts that the Kochi family announces the passing of Kathryn Keiko Kochi. Kathryn, or Katy, as many have affectionately known her as, of Pukalani, Maui, passed away at Maui Memorial Medical... View Obituary & Service Information
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