Akitaka Yonemitsu

Akitaka Yonemitsu

A funeral service for Akitaka Yonemitsu, 74-year-old, Kagoshima, Japan-born Issei, who passed away on Jan. 14, 2015 in LA, will be held on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 at 4 p.m. at LA Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple, 815 E. First St., LA.
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He is survived by his wife, Miyoko Yonemitsu; children, Mike, Ken (Satoko) and Junichi (Julie) Yonemitsu; grandchildren, Hannah, Jillian, and Justin Yonemitsu; siblings, Hidetaka Yonemitsu, Takako (Shigeru) Kamimura, and Kazuyo (Haruo) Ito from Japan; brothers-in-law, Yukito Tsurudome from Japan and Masatake (Leah) Kawamoto; sisters-in-law, Kazue Okamoto and Ryoko (Takuya) Suzuki; also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives.