Amy Oishi Takaki

June 29, 1915 – Jan. 25, 2020

TAKAKI, AMY OISHI, 104, a longtime resident of Berkeley, California died peacefully in her Berkeley home on January 25, 2020.

Her parents were the late Seizo and Rui Oishi, founders of the Oishi Nursery in Richmond, California. Preceding her in death were her siblings: Mitzi Muramoto, Joe, George, Tom, Hannah Tanaka and Lucy Umeda. Her husband Thomas S. Takaki and son Glenn K. also preceded her in death. She was the last of eight children to survive.

She is survived by her daughters: Jeanie Kashima of San Diego and Lyda Takagi of Sacramento, two grandchildren: Kenn Kashima and Sara Kashima Chang, and four great grandchildren.

A private service was held on February 29 at the Berkeley United Methodist Church with Rev. Craig Yoshimura officiating. Burial was at the Sunset Mortuary in El Cerrito.

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