February 18, 1942 ~ November 10, 2007
Freddie â€œChappyâ€ Dasalla was born on February 18, 1942. As a child, he got to be a star & played a roll in â€œMa and Pa Kettle Go To Waikiki.â€ Also, after attending many Hawaii Daughters Guild luau where he either helped prepare ono food or was part of the entertainment, he then joined the Air Force in which he was very proud of. There, his unit earned the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award; the 1501st Air Transport Wing (heavy) (MAT). While serving, some of his fondest memories were being stationed in England, along with making new friends and eating â€œdirty eggs & dirty gravyâ€. Thereafter, he worked for Capitol Records for 35 years. A â€œhappy, go with the flowâ€ is the kind of Father, Grandfather, Uncle and friend he was. He would love to talk about history, and could talk story forever and expect you to catch his punch lines. His best reminders were â€œdonâ€™t change the plan or the recipe.â€ His great keiki shuttle service included pizza or hotdogs on Wednesdays. His trips to Vegas & Laughlin meant spending time with his grandchildren in the pool, and then would play with his cheap girlfriends (the 5 cent slot machines). Chappy enjoyed watching the halau dance, loved to make drums for Tahitian, play them during class and then it was show time. His ohana: brother, Kekoa (deceased), 1/2 brothers Steve, Kenny and Ronnie (deceased). Children are Keith, Nicolette, Daisy & Lammeâ€™ (hanai). Son In-laws: Daniel & Ramon. Grandchildren: Danielle, Eileen, Kehaunani, Devin, Lawakua, Lawealani, Makoa (deceased), &, Marcus & Mariah (hanai). After residing in Los Angeles for 65 years, Chappy passed away at home on Saturday, November 10th. Please join us for a fond aloha to celebrate his life at Rice Morturary 5310 Torrance Boulevard, Torrance, CA 90503 on Monday, November 19. Visitation will be held from 5 pm to 9 pm, with service beginning at 7 pm. Interment with Full Military Honors at Riverside National Cemetery 22495 Van Buren Blvd in Riverside, CA 92518 on Tuesday, November 20, Graveside Staging 1 Area (A) at 2 pm. Aloha attire welcome. In lieu of flowers, condolence may be given (or sent to Keith Dasalla 2142 Avon Street Los Angeles, CA 90026). For more info contact Lammeâ€™ 310.738.9153 email@example.com, or Keith at 213.200.0533 or 323.663.2479 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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