Hironori Kitahara

A funeral service for Hironori Kitahara, 78-year-old, Fukuoka, Japan-born Issei, who passed away peacefully on April 9, 2014 in Santa Monica, will be held on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 5 p.m. at WLA Buddhist Temple.
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He is survived by his wife, Teruko Kitahara; children, Keiichi (Naomi) Kitahara, Fumiko (Simon) Otto, Hiroko (Michael) Domes; five grandchildren; Kendall, Tate, Max, Evan, and Lauren; brother, Tetsuo (Masae) Kitahara of Japan; sister, Hiroka Miyama of Japan; also survived by cousins, nieces, nephews and friends across the U.S., Japan and Brazil.