October 25, 1997 - June 17, 2020
Elijah Aaron Ka’eo Tuando, age 22, passed away June 17, 2020. Ka’eo was shot and killed in Oakland, California that evening. He was born October 25, 1997 in San Jose, California to Barney and Patricia Tuando. Ka’eo is also survived by his paternal grandmother, Bernadine Miraflor; maternal grandmother and grandfather, Eva and Louie Bustillos; sister, Kanani Tuando; brothers, Daniel Negrette and Michael Cruz; two nieces, Kiara Tuando and Annmarie Cruz and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. Ka’eo adored his beautiful twin sons of 3 years, Noah and Niko Tuando, his precious twin daughters Adaleya and Kaia Tuando and their mothers, Sierra Duggan and Shelby Weeks, respectfully. Ka’eo is preceded in death by his grandfather, Aaron Miraflor. Ka’eo and family lived in East San Jose and Campbell, California and moved to Tracy California in 2007. Through out his childhood and adult life, Ka’eo manifested his competitive nature through his passion for basketball and sports. Ka’eo continued his passion for basketball at Merrill F. West High School in Tracy, California graduating in 2015. Throughout his academic career, Ka’eo maintained a high grade point average and went on to study in college. He received scholarship offers for his talent in basketball at Modesto Junior College in Modesto, California. Ka’eo also showed great interest in business and a range of other subjects. He frequently read books and seeked to learn from wherever he could find knowledge. Ka’eo began working early at the age of sixteen. By twenty-two, Ka’eo had worked multiple jobs. His ambition led him to create his own brand. Ka’eo touched many people on his journey; he embraced friendship and always cared for others. His smile was contagious and brightened the darkest of situations. Services to lay Ka’eo to rest will be held privately at Journey Christian Church on June 26, 2020. Donations are greatly appreciated and will be put towards his four children at https://gf.me/u/x9t9u6.
Elijah Aaron Ka’eo Tuando, age 22, passed away June 17, 2020. Ka’eo was shot and killed in Oakland, California that evening. He was born October 25, 1997 in San Jose, California to Barney and Patricia Tuando. Ka’eo is also... View Obituary & Service Information
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