Barbara Amuro Okutsu

Barbara Amuro Okutsu

Okutsu, Barbara Amuro, 78, born in Hawaii on December 17th, 1937, passed away peacefully on April 28th, at her daughter’s home in Yorba Linda, CA. Barbara is survived by her husband, Seiji, and her children, Shelley Ann Wakabayashi (Glen), Randy Amuro (Pam) and Russ Amuro; grandchildren, Jordann and Tori Ann Wakabayashi, Easton and Kailani Amuro; her brothers, Iku, Katsumi, and Damon Yonashiro; sisters, Mavis Miyashiro and Dayle Lum; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sisters, Violet Higa and Gladys Shiroma. Barbara retired after many years as a middle school teacher. In accordance with her wishes, her ashes will be scattered in the Pacific Ocean.