ASATO 53, died on February 9, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents Hidemasa and Chiyoko Asato. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii and resided in Granite Falls, North Carolina. A private gathering will be held in Minnesota. He is survived by his siblings: brother Ronald Asato; sisters Colleen Sakima (ne Asato) and Nona Asato; brother-in-law Curtis Sakima; sister-in-law Sonoko Asato (ne Take); his nephew Kenneth Asato, and nieces Veronica Asato and Aura Sakima. He will also be missed by his friends: Monique "Nicky" Mitchell; her children Raylynn Mitchell, Robyn Mitchell, and Bryson Mitchell; and her grandchildren Zyron McDonald and Mayson Ragpala-Mitchell. Also his friend Crystal Botelho, and her child Kelsea Botelho.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased