OBITUARY: Joyce Michiko Sahara

Joyce Michiko Sahara

Joyce Michiko Sahara

SAHARA, JOYCE MICHIKO, 74, was born March 15, 1942, in Fresno, CA and passed away peacefully surrounded by family on November 27. She will be greatly missed by her husband Robert Sahara, D.V.M. of Davis, and daughter Jennifer Sahara Dalbec, son-in-law Tim Dalbec, and granddaughter Kelsey of Saratoga, CA. She was preceded in death by her father Steve Sanwo and leaves behind her mother Grace Sanwo, sister Charlene (Stan) Hirotsu, brother Norman (Kathi) Sanwo, and sister-in-law Wendy (Johnny) Mori all of Southern California, brother-in-law Fred (Julie) Sahara of Texas, and many nieces and nephews. Joyce will be remembered for her 36 years of devoted teaching in Torrance, Davis, and Winters, and her generous volunteer work at the Asian Community Center in Sacramento and the Sacramento Buddhist Church. She enjoyed quilting, knitting/crocheting, crafts, gardening, playing with her granddaughter, and traveling. A memorial service will be held Friday, December 16, at 1:00 at the Sacramento Buddhist Church, 2401 Riverside Blvd in Sacramento. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the SBC Legacy Endowment Fund,, or charity of your choice.

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