Nancy Miyake-Kuwahara

A celebration of life for Nancy Miyake-Kuwahara, 51-year-old, Oxnard, Calif.-born Nisei, who passed away on April 21, 2012 in Torrance, will be held on Sunday, May 6, 2012 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Gardena Japanese Cultural Center, 1964 W. 162nd St., Gardena. (213) 749-1449 www.kubotanikkeimortuary.com
She was predeceased by her mother, Florence Mieko Miyake, and survived by her husband, Arthur Kenji Kuwahara; father, Shoma Miyake; sister, Diane (Layne) Tarumoto; also survived by many uncles, aunties, cousins, nieces and nephews.