Mr. Makaipo was born Oct. 19, 1926, in Hilo, Hawaii, and served in the Army from March 1945 to February 1956, when he was honorably discharged as a staff sergeant. He later retired from Gray Line Tours in Oahu, Hawaii, after 30 years.
Survivors include nine children; a sister; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
His wife of 51 years, Betty Makaipo, preceded him in death.
Fremont Chapel of the Roses handled arrangements. Burial was in Irvington Memorial Cemetery in Fremont.