Keiko (nee Yamamoto) Mizuhara
Keiko (nee Yamamoto) Mizuhara

MIZUHARA, KEIKO (nee YAMAMOTO), 76, born March 25, 1939, passed away peacefully at home the morning of August 4, 2015 after a two-year battle with cancer. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Yosuke; sister, Michiko Matsumoto; son Kevin; daughter, Linda (Derek) Sanada; and grandsons, Cole and Jake Sanada. She is preceded in death by her father, Shigeru Yamamoto; mother, Miye (nee Yokomizo) Matsumoto; and brothers Shoji and Mark Matsumoto.

Born in Alameda, CA, Kei was raised in Los Altos, CA. She graduated from Mountain View High School, and attended San Francisco State University.

Her happy spirit, big smile and positive attitude will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

A memorial service for Kei will be held at the Mountain View Buddhist Temple on August 22nd at 11:30 am. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the American Cancer Society.

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