Clarence "Chi Chi" Pang

Clarence "Chi Chi" Pang, 90, died Sept. 24, 2012, in Klamath Falls, Ore., of natural causes.
A tribute service will be Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, at 11 a.m. in Klamath Tribute Center. Visitation will be Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, in Eternal Hills Funeral Home from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eternal Hills Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Clarence was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on Feb. 1, 1922, to Heong Chock Pang and Wong Shee Pang.
He attended St. Louis College, graduating in 1940, and Multnomah College in Portland, Ore. He enlisted in the Army in 1942 and was honorably discharged in 1944.
While in the service, he was assigned to the 90th Field Hospital Dental Corps, where he took care of the natives' dental problems in Leyte and Mindanao. After being discharged, he attended University of Oregon Dental College under the G.I. Bill and graduated in 1947.
He started his dental practice in Malin. In 1949, Clarence went home to Honolulu to get married to Mabel Tom. From Malin, they moved to Klamath Falls.
Clarence retired in 1984 and enjoyed golfing, hunting, fishing and traveling to the Orient with his family.
He is survived by his daughters Andrea Lani Pang and Mindy Tuter-Page and husband David; grandson Patrick Tuter; sisters Margaret Wong of Hawaii, June Tjon of New York, Mildred Pang of Hawaii, and Gladys Wu of California; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife Mabel, parents Heong Chock and Wong Shee, brothers Ivan, Wallace and Lawrence, and sister Pearl Loo.

Published in Herald And News on Sept. 30, 2012