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KURT MAMORU TATEISHI

February 14, 1961 January 4, 2019
KURT MAMORU TATEISHI
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Kurt Mamoru Tateishi, 57, of Pittsburg, Kansas, formerly of Kahaluu, passed away January 4, 2019 at his residence in Pittsburg, Kansas. He was born February 14, 1961 in Honolulu, the son of Masao and Tomiko (Fujisaki) Tateishi.

He graduated from JB Castle High School in Kaneohe, Hawaii. He enlisted in the United States Navy and was honorably discharged.

In April of 1992 he was united in marriage to Doreen Jones. They later divorced. They have one son, Robert.

Kurt worked as a construction foreman. He enjoyed diving, fishing and pottery. One of his favorite times was spent at the Rehab Hospital of the Pacific. First as a patient who suffered a traumatic brain injury due to a work accident. He then returned to the hospital as a volunteer to help start a ceramic program for patients. He was an accomplished potter who had some of his work purchased and displayed by the Louis Vuitton store in Honolulu.

He was a life-long resident of Kahaluu, Oahu until 2015 when he relocated to Pittsburg, Kansas. Membership was held at Covenant Harvest Church where he was fondly referred to as "Uncle Kurt" by young and old.

He is survived by son, Robert Tateishi of Pittsburg, KS; brother, Clyde (Kathleen) Tateishi of Makawao, Maui; sister, Lois (James) Dowling of Pittsburg, KS. He is also survived by nephews, Jason (Hiroko) Tateishi of Kona, Hawaii, Jeffery Tateishi of Maui, Christian Dowling of Pittsburg, KS; nieces, Julie (Harvey) Bucaneg and Kimberly Dowling of Pittsburg, KS. As well as 2 grand nephews and 2 grand nieces.

Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday February 23, 2019 at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary, East Chapel. Service begins at 11:00 a.m.


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Visitation

Saturday

23

Feb

10:00 AM 2/23/2019 10:00:00 AM
Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, East Chapel

2233 Nuuanu Avenue
Honolulu, Hi 96817

Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, East Chapel
2233 Nuuanu Avenue Honolulu 96817 Hi
United States

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Saturday

23

Feb

11:00 AM 2/23/2019 11:00:00 AM
Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, East Chapel

2233 Nuuanu Avenue
Honolulu, Hi 96817

Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, East Chapel
2233 Nuuanu Avenue Honolulu 96817 Hi
United States
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