Emi Mary Kato

Funeral services for the late Emi Mary Kato, 100-year-old, Long Beach, Calif.-born resident of Gardena, who passed away on Aug. 15, 2020, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 5, 11.30 a.m.; visitation and viewing will be Friday, Sept. 4, 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Green Hills Memorial Park.

Emi is predeceased in death by her husband Noboru Kato, parents Denjiro and Hisano Iwasaki, brothers Nobuo “Nob” and Tomotsu “Tom” and sister Shitone “Toni” Uyeda. Emi is survived by her loving sons, Stewart and Bruce Kato. She is also survived by nieces, nephews and other relatives.

The family respectfully requests that in lieu of koden, donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association in Emi’s name.