Fumiko Nishimoto

A memorial gathering for Fumiko Nishimoto, 93 year-old, Los Angeles, Calif.-born Nisei, who passed away on Sept. 11 in Arroyo Grande was held on Saturday, Sept. 19 at Glen Haven Memorial Park.

www.kubotanikkeimortuary.com, (213) 749-1449.

She is survived by her daughters, Ruby (Kinjiro) Watanabe of Arroyo Grande, Calif., Margaret (Shuji) Iwanaga of Santa Barbara, Calif., Helen (Lee) Shenkman of Mahwah, N.J.; 8 grandchildren; 12 great-grand children; brothers, Takashi (Mitsuko), Isao (Kinuko) and Akio (Mami) Motoyasu, the latter two from Japan; sister, Sadako Kokado; also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives.