Shizuko (“Sue”) Takata, born in San Francisco, California on Sept. 4,
1921 and long-time resident of Los Angeles, California, passed away
peacefully on July 3, 2013. As a young child, Shizuko returned to
Japan, completed high school in Japan and thereafter returned to
America in 1938. After her release from the internment camp at Rohwer,
Ark., she took up residence in Chicago, where she met and married
Tomoyuki (“Richard”) Takata. The couple moved to Los Angeles in 1946.
Shizuko enjoyed helping her husband establish and manage Southland
Poults and Chick Sexing Service, as well as raising a family and
enjoying her favorite pastimes of sewing, knitting and crocheting.
Predeceased by her husband Richard, she is survived by her three
children – Gary, Susan (Tim Gorman) and Gail (Craig Rogers), as well
as many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was held at Fukui Mortuary on Aug. 3, 2013.