Ruth Michiko Minami

Mar. 8, 1922—Nov. 1, 2009 Mother of Carol Sato, Miyoko Kawano and Richard “Dickie” Kawano; grandmother of Alyssa Sato, Kiko Tirado, Tracy Nakaoka and Keith Kawano; great grandmother of Jasmine, Roxanne and Audrey; sister-in-law of Masako Minami, Frances Yamaura and George Imai; and aunt to many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by husband, Kazuo Minami and son, David Minami. Private family service will be held Saturday, Nov. 7 at Green Hill Chapel. Green Hills Mortuary, (310) 831-0311.