Feb. 28, 1926 – April 9, 2021

YOKO, HISAO B. of Fremont, CA. was born on February 28, 1926 in Wakayama, Japan. He passed away peacefully in his home on April 9, 2021. He was the owner of Yoko Nursery in Fremont, CA., raising carnations. His many interests were floral arrangements, vegetable and Japanese gardening, wood working, growing shiitake mushrooms, and playing the koto and shamisen instruments. He was a Certified Shamisen player. He was predeceased by his wife, Mieko (2007); parents Takekichi and Naoe Yoko and sisters Shigeko Oji, Motoe Nago, Setsuko Yoko, and Tamiko Maeji, all of Japan. He is survived by sisters, Nobue Tanaka, Masue Sugawa, Chizuko Asari, Misako Nakano, all of Japan, niece Yasuko (Jerry) Morino of San Lorenzo and sister in law, Toshiko Kubo of Turlock.

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