Thomas Shoji Yoshida

YOSHIDA, THOMAS SHOJI, 91, born on January 28, 1927, in Morro Bay, California, passed away on August 15, 2018, in Henderson, Nevada. Thomas is survived by his beloved wife Teruko, and children, Frances, Cecilia, and Timothy; grandchildren Tomo and Miya; great grandson Klay; brothers Charles and Paul; and sisters Inez, Rose, Sandra, Marjorie and Betsy. His late parents Tomoichi and Kikuno Yoshida and family spent the WWII wartime years in Fresno Assembly Center; Jerome, Arkansas; and Tule Lake internment camps. After wartime internment Thomas served 22.5 years in the U.S. Army, with commendations and retired honorably as Master Sergeant. Thomas enjoyed community activities, bowling, photography and time with family and friends. A memorial service will be conducted on September 29, Saturday, 11:30 a.m., at Willow Glen Funeral Home, 1039 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, California 95125.

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