Minako Jane Shintani

Minako Jane Shintani

A funeral service for Minako Jane Shintani, 88 year-old, Venice, Calif.-born Nisei, one of 11 children born to Shoemon and Sayo Nakagiri, who passed away on May 21, 2017 in Torrance, will be held on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at Gardena Buddhist Church, 1517 W. 166th St., Gardena.
She is survived by her sons, Stanley (Maria) and Steven Shintani; daughters, Sherri (Akira) Hirai and Sandy (Ronald) Hanada; granddaughters, Kristin, Letty, and Tailer Shintani, Kelsee Hazama, Janae Hirai; siblings, Shig (Donna) Nakagiri and June (Jimmy) Akioka; her dog, Kobe; and numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family.
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