Ken Minoru Muraoka

Beloved husband, father and grandfather, Ken Minoru Muraoka passed away on March 20, 2011 at age 81. He was born on May 16, 1929 in Hawthorne, Calif.; raised in Torrance; was a longtime Gardena resident and a Korean War veteran.
Ken is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Patricia; children, Sharon (Craig) Tsukamoto, Ernest (Joyce) Muraoka and Joy Muraoka; grandchildren, Lauren and Shelby Tsukamoto; sisters Kay (John) Fujikawa and Nancy Yachi Ohara; sister-in-law, Eiko Muraoka and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Green Hills Memorial Chapel in Rancho Palos Verdes.