Archives for March 2019

OBITUARY: Bessie Masuda

MASUDA, BESSIE, 89, died peacefully at her home in Berkeley on Feb. 14. Born in Stockton, CA, on May 27, 1929, Bessie was the daughter of George Taro Masuda and Chiomi Sogioka Masuda. After a happy childhood in Lodi, she and her family were imprisoned in two concentration camps, Rohwer and Crystal City. After WWII […]

OBITUARY: Misako Sumida Tanaka

TANAKA, MISAKO SUMIDA, 94, passed away peacefully on February 8, 2019. Misako was the youngest child of Tomitaro Tanaka and Koyumi Tanikawa Tanaka. The family had a small farm in French Camp and, although Misako spent most of her life in San Francisco, she was always a farmer’s daughter at heart. In 1942, her family […]

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