Private funeral service for the late Mrs. Josephine Fumiko Nagata, an 87-year-old, Denver, Colo.-born Nisei resident of Rosemead who passed away on Sept. 22, 2011, was held at Fukui Mortuary “Chapel in the Garden,” officiated by Rev. Dr. Richard Kuyama of Centenary United Methodist Church of Los Angeles.
Mrs. Nagata was predeceased by her beloved husband, George Saburo Nagata, in 2006. She is survived by her children, Wayne (Janice)Nagata, Letty (Harve) Meskin, Pam Nagata and Woody (Liz) Nagata; grandchildren, Allison and Jenna Nagata, Brielle Meskin, Michael Meskin of Japan, and Kiersten Nagata, Josh Nagata and Makayla Nagata; siblings, May Tomikawa, Ruth Murata, Sherman (Stella) and Bob (Barbara) Yamaguchi and Marie Wertz. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives.