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Shiro “Sam” Iwai

Funeral services for the late Shiro Iwai, 82-year-old, Los Angeles-born resident of Montebello, who passed away on Dec. 15, 2018, will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, 11:00 a.m. at Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple 815 E. First St. in Los Angeles.

He had a very full life fishing, golfing, gardening and most of all enjoying his family.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 62 years, Aimee Iwai; children, Rick (Corrine) and Perry Iwai, Julie (Daniel) Kitaguchi, and Lorie Iwai; grandchildren, Alyssa and Jenae Kitaguchi, Briana, Kira, Evan and Emily Iwai; great-grandchildren, Danni Jude and Dezzy Guillen; siblings, Setsuko, Seiji, Kazuo (Cary) and Michio Iwai; he is also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives.

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