Jan. 29, 1920 – Feb. 25, 2015
Chiyoko Sally Minato, 95, Kingsburg-born Nisei, West L.A. resident, peacefully passed away at her home on Feb. 25. Viewing on Sunday, March 8, from 12 to 5 p.m. at Inglewood Cemetery Mortuary. A private service will be held on Monday, March 9.
Predeceased by her husband, Joe (1975), she is survived by her sons: Lance, Stan, and Curtis; daughters: Linda Sorita (Burnett), Darlene Buxton (Victor); grandchildren: Sean, Taylor and Cameron Sorita, Victoria Pacheco (Tim), Michelle Marquez, Alex (Martina), Stephanie and Brittany Buxton, plus 4 great-grandchildren; sisters: Mary Yamagiwa of Reedley and Jean Teraoka (Henry) of Kingsburg; she is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: UCLA Geriatrics, 200 Medical Plaza, Unit 465, Los Angeles, CA 90095.
Rev. Fumiaki Usuki of WLA Buddhist Church officiating. Under the direction of Inglewood Cemetery Mortuary, 3801 W. Manchester Blvd., Inglewood, CA 90305, (310) 412-6811.