OBITUARY: Dorothy Yuki

Dorothy Yuki

YUKI, DOROTHY was born in Watsonville, California. In 1942, Dorothy’s family was sent to the Salinas Assembly Center and later to Poston 1 Japanese internment camp.

After camp, Dorothy finished her senior year at Watsonville. She went to San Francisco where she married her husband. The couple settled in Redwood City and had 6 children. Dorothy worked for over 20 years for the county.

She enjoyed reading, politics and stories about the Japanese American internment. She was a diehard SF Giants fan.

Dorothy enjoyed living in her home and was always surrounded by great friends and neighbors.

She was predeceased by her husband, a sister, brothers and sadly by one son.

She is survived by 2 sisters, 5 children and 4 grandchildren.

Due to the pandemic, limited services were already held.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the San Jose Japanese American Museum or the Nichi Bei Weekly newspaper.

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