OBITUARY: Mary (Merry) Hisako Matsuno

MATSUNO, MARY (MERRY) HISAKO, 90, born December 31, 1927 passed away peacefully on Monday, June 11, 2018 at Kaiser Hospital in San Francisco, California. Loving wife of James “Jinx” Matsuno, deceased. A San Francisco native, Mary was the daughter of Ichiro and Shige Kataoka, owners of the Aki Hotel and Aki Travel Service. They had […]

OBITUARY: Richard “Dick” M. Fujii

FUJII, RICHARD “DICK” M., 76. It is with great sadness that the family of Richard M. Fujii announces his passing on Wednesday May 30, 2018. His family was by his side after a short battle with cancer. Dick is preceded in death by his parents Masuji and Hiro Fujii. He is survived by Jane, his […]

OBITUARY: Masaru “Mas” Kawaguchi

KAWAGUCHI, MASARU “MAS”, 92, born Nov. 6, 1925, passed away peacefully on May 9, 2018. Beloved husband of Ida and loving father of sons Todd (Kate), Jeffrey (Pam), and daughter Mari. Mas adored his two grandsons, Tyler and Bryce. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Ida, and his six brothers and sisters. […]

OBITUARY: Ayame Mae Uchida

UCHIDA, AYAME MAE, 97, passed peacefully Saturday April 14th surrounded by her loving family. Born in San Francisco in 1920, she is survived by her husband Yoshihiro (Yosh), daughters Lydia (Steve) Sakai and Aileen (Steven) Shimizu and grandsons Michael and Kyle (Diane) Sakai. She was preceded in death by her daughter Janice (Dan) Shapiro, brothers […]

OBITUARY: Emiko Shinagawa

SHINAGAWA, EMIKO, entered into Nirvana at home on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at the age of 88 with her family by her side. “Emi” was born January 7, 1930 in Berkeley, California to parents Shizuo and Kimiyo Sasaki (from Japan), and grew up with older brother Ichiro and younger sister Sachiko. The Sasaki family’s life […]

OBITUARY: Ard Aven Kiyoshi Kozono

KOZONO, ARD AVEN KIYOSHI, 101, passed away at home in Sacramento on March 24, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. “Art” was a retired farmer. Interned at Tule Lake in 1942, he was a WWII MIS veteran, and a VFW and JACL member. He was preceded in death by wife Mary, and by his youngest […]

OBITUARY: Kenneth Moriguchi

MORIGUCHI, KENNETH, 86, 1932 – 2018 retired U.S. Postal Employee of 34 years, passed away suddenly from a lung-disease. “Uncle,” as he was so fondly called, passed away surrounded by his family at home. Kenny, son of Satoji and Itsu Moriguchi, and brother Toshiro will be remembered at a Celebration of Life event May 12, […]

OBITUARY: Hitoshi “Tom” Takemori

TAKEMORI, HITOSHI “TOM”, 89, passed away peacefully in his sleep on March 18th, surrounded by his family and his loving wife of 63 years, Madge. He most recently resided at the Atria Willlow Glen senior community in San Jose after living 61 years in Livermore, where he retired from the Lawrence Livermore Labs as a […]

OBITUARY: Kazuko Walker

WALKER, KAZUKO, of San Francisco passed away quietly on the morning of February 24, 2018 with her best friend Sunshine by her bedside. She was preceded in death by her husband Bernard Walker. Kazuko was a beautician for many years and enjoyed traveling, playing Mah Jong with her friends and attending regular Kanagawa Kenjinkai festivities. […]

OBITUARY: Tomiyo Tee Yoshiwara

YOSHIWARA, TOMIYO TEE, 97, died peacefully Sunday February 18th 2018 at her home in Concord. She was born to Ryuzo and Kiyo Hashimoto, in Lompoc, CA. Tee was preceded in death by her husband Eiichi Yoshiwara. She is survived by son Kent (Pat), and Grandchildren, Kaz and Carole. She lived most of her life in […]

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