IRENE (YURI) YATSUSHIRO
IRENE (YURI) YATSUSHIRO Age 92, left us to reunite with her husband of 65 years, Yasuo Yatsushiro, in the early morning of January 30, 2015. Born YURIKO YOSHIMORI on January 15, 1923 in Lahaina, Maui she was the eldest of eight children. With a high value on education, Irene left Maui for Oahu and graduated from the University of Hawaii at Manoa with a teaching degree. She married Yasuo in 1947 and made Kailua her home. Irene would go on to earn a Masters degree in Library Science but despite her academic accomplishments, she considered her sons to be her greatest life achievements. Irene is survived by her sons, Michael (Jenny), Dr. Guy (Dara), Dr. Jon (Trang); grandchildren Bryan (Chantelle), Jackie (Sin), Shayna, Kimi, Kari Ann; step- grandchildren Kirstin & Kalen Holbrook; great-grandson, Bradley Kekoa; brothers James & Robert Yoshimori; sisters Sylvia Kimura & Jean Kuwada. Visitation will be at the Mililani Mortuary in Honolulu (20 South Kukui Street) on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 9:30am with a Memorial Service to follow at 10:30am. Casual attire, no flowers please. Private scattering of ashes.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased