Survived by sons Ward and Bill; brother-in-law Clayton Murakami; sisters-in-law Mary Hahn and Kathy Prentice; son-in-law Tom Lotycz; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by husband Lee, parents Rihei and Mitsuyo, father-in-law William, mother-in-law Ruth, brothers Minoru and Hitoshi Kohara, sisters: Sueko Shigemura, Hatsuyo (Carol) Sakata, Kaoru (Eloise) Murakami, and Kokimi (Kay) Takaki; brothers-in-law: Roger Steen, Jerry Prentice, Shinichi Sakata, Frank Shigemura and Iwao Takaki; sisters-in-law Irene Kohara and Patricia Prentice Lind; nephews: Don Sakata, Kurt Kohara, and Kenneth Whitmore; niece Debra Kohara.
A Memorial service will be held at Genesis Presbyterian Church,
1507 Wilshire Blvd, Austin, Texas,
11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 8, 2022.