Sandra or 'Sumi-chan' completed pattern making school while in Japan. In Hawaii, she worked in sales for a few businesses: Harriet's, International Market Place in Waikiki, and ABC Stores at Ala Moana Center. She was an exceptionally talented pattern maker and seamstress. She worked for Tori Richards, briefly owned her own store 'Sandra's' in Waikiki, and finished out her career at Chanel Boutique Ala Moana Center in the late 80s-90s. She was a loyal, fun, and loving person and friend to many who remember her fondly.
She is survived by her children Sharon Yoshimoto Martin (Jarett), Eric Yoshimoto (Un); Nieces Hiromi Ozawa (Mikio), and Kiyomi Itakura, Nephew Toshihide Yoshizaki (Yuriko); and several nieces and nephews from the Yoshimoto family. Grandchildren Christina, Caleigh, Madelyn, Noah, and Noel; grandniece Karin, and grandnephew Kota.
Private memorial service was held on July 14 at Hosoi. Private Burial at Hawaiian Memorial Veteran's Cemetery to be held on July 22nd.
Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary