Michiye Furukawa

A private graveside funeral service for Michiye Furukawa, 92-year-old, Greshem, Ore.-born Nisei, who passed away on March 12, 2011 in Coto De Caza was held on Friday, March 18, 2011 at Rose Hills Memorial Park with Rev. William Briones from LA Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple officiating. (213) 749-1449 www.kubotanikkeimortuary.com
She is survived by her children, Emogene (Gerry) Morita, Mike (Teresa) Furukawa and Lily (Lonnie) Kojima; 11 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; son-in-law, Tom Matsumoto; also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives in Oregon and California.