Mildred Tsuyako Taira

99, of Honolulu, passed away on June 20, 2017. Born in Los Angeles, Calif., she was a retired State Department of Education Teacher. Preceded in death by husband, Richard, she is survived by her son, Dennis Ishii; daughter, Sylvia (Ishii) Shimonishi; grandchildren, Adrienne Shimonishi Elkind, Carrie Ishii Kopasz, Jodi Paulk and Ryan Murphy; great-grand- children, Heather and Nyla Elkind, Nickolas Campanelli, Fischer Kopasz, Shawn Ferrell, Shane Paulk, Cameron and Rose Murphy; sister, Jennie Shitakubo. Private services. No flowers. No monetary gifts requested.