Obituaries

We publish readers and community members’ paid obituary tributes to loved ones. For information on placing an obituary, click here.

  • Daisy Uyeda Satoda

    SATODA, DAISY UYEDA passed away peacefully at her home in San Francisco, surrounded by family, on December 31, 2023. She was born in Watsonville, CA; the sixth of twelve children. […] READ MORE

  • Sumi Nakashima

    NAKASHIMA, SUMIKO (SUMI) KANAYA passed away peacefully at age 93 on January 9, 2024 in Moraga, CA. Born in Woodinville, WA on June 9, 1930, Sumi was the fifth of […] READ MORE

  • Akiko Yamagishi

    Oct. 9, 1930 – Dec. 26, 2023 YAMAGISHI, AKIKO (93) was born in San Francisco and passed away peacefully in her home on December 26, 2023. She was surrounded by […] READ MORE

  • George Toshiyuki Teraoka

    TERAOKA, T. GEORGE passed away on December 26, 2023 at age 102, in his home, surrounded by family. Born in Lodi, George graduated from Fowler High School in 1939. He […] READ MORE

  • Tomi Isono

    ISONO, TOMIO (TOMI) passed away peacefully on January 4, 2024, at the age of 95 in Daly City, California. She spent her early years on the family farm in Nevada, […] READ MORE

  • Florence Sadako Kinoshita

    KINOSHITA, FLORENCE SADAKO, nee YOSHIDA, passed away quietly on 17 November 2023, in Sacramento, CA. She is survived by daughter Susan, son Jon (Lysa), nieces and nephews. She is preceded […] READ MORE

  • Yasukazu (Yas, Skinny) Suzuki

    SUZUKI, YASUKAZU (YAS, SKINNY), age 92, passed away peacefully in his home December 15, 2023. He was born in San Francisco, CA to Shinichi and Fujiye Suzuki, the eldest of […] READ MORE

  • Alan Nishio, community leader and activist, dies

    Alan Nishio speaks at a podium

    LOS ANGELES — Alan Nishio, a longtime community leader, activist, mentor and university administrator, passed away on Dec. 27, 2023 after a 17-year bout with a rare form of cancer, […] READ MORE

  • Dean Hedani

    Sept 22, 1951 – Nov 7, 2023 HEDANI, DEAN (72), born and raised in San Francisco, passed away peacefully on Nov 7, 2023, from medical complications. He was surrounded by […] READ MORE

  • Sadako (Kai) Ikeda

    IKEDA, SADAKO (KAI) of San Jose, CA was born on July 16, 1926 in Santa Cruz, CA and passed away peacefully on September 9, 2023. She was the second child […] READ MORE

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