Tokusei Gusukuma, 88, of Kihei, passed away on October 2, 2012 at Hale Makua in Kahului. He was born on September 27, 1924 in Haliimaile, Maui.
Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Thursday, October 11, 2012 at Ballard Family Mortuary, services at 10 a.m., a reception will follow the services; urn burial will be at 1 p.m. at the Maui Veteran's Cemetery in Makawao.
Tokusei retired from Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Company as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic. He was also a veteran of the United States Army.
He is survived by his wife, Miyoko "Rachel" Gusukuma; son, Danny (Suzannah) Gusukuma; daughters, Laura (Mike) Minuto; and Diana (Mike) Yamauchi; sister, Toshiko Afuso; brothers, Seikichi Gusukuma, and Shochan Scotty Asato; grandchildren, Mitchell Minuto, Dana Yamauchi, Leah Yamauchi, Max Gusukuma, and Grant Gusukuma.
Online condolences may be made at: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com