Nellie Hisako Sawada

Nellie Hisako Sawada

A funeral service for Nellie Hisako Sawada, 80-year-old, Stockton, Calif.-born Nisei, who passed away on Feb. 7, 2016 in L.A., will be held on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016 at 3 p.m. at Senshin Buddhist Temple, 1311 W. 37th St., L.A. Family requests casual attire.
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She is survived by her husband, Harry Sawada; children, Shirley (Howard) Chan, Nanci (Curtis) Ishitani, and Keith Sawada; grandchildren, Kelly (Patrick) Lam, Wendy (Michael) Dowling, Garrett Chan, and Kyle Ishitani; great-grandsons, Brandon Lam and Drew Dowling; sisters-in-law, Masako Oshita and Nancy Miyagishima; niece and nephew, Jackie (Bruce) Baird, and Robert Oshita; aunt, Yaeko Tanamachi; also survived by many other relatives.