Kaoru Wakiji

Mrs. Kaoru Wakiji, 95, Pasadena, Calif.-born Nisei, resident of Pasadena, passed away on April 18, at Gem Transitional Care Center.
She is predeceased by her husband, Toshihiko “Bill” Wakiji; sister, Masako Shima; brother, Hajime “James” Wakiji and sister, Mari Wakiji.
She is survived by her daughter, Karlene Misako (Shogi) Fukuma; son, Hiroshi (Kathy) Wakiji; grandchildren, Glenn (Alyce) Fukuma and Kerry (Tak) Yoshikawa; great-grandchildren, Ryan and Robbie Yoshikawa; sister, Takeko Wakiji and brother, George (Betty) Wakiji.
Funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 28, from 1 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Altadena, 2775 N. Lincoln Ave., Altadena, with Rev. George Egami of Evergreen Baptist Church of San Gabriel Valley officiating.
The family requests that flowers be omitted.
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