Tsuruyo Itai passed away on Jan. 31, 2018 at the age of 102 years. She was born on Nov. 13, 1915 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
She married Katsumi Itai and had three children.
Tsuruyo was a resident of Los Angeles, Calif. for 59 years. She loved doing arts and crafts and enjoyed going on field trips with friends.
Surviving relatives are daughters: Linda Tanaka of Simi Valley, Calif., Jean Tsukashima and husband Ron of Simi Valley, Calif. and Carol Kobayashi and husband, Ted of Orange, Calif.; six grandchildren: Derek, Tyson, Kevin, Tami, Craig and Todd; and eight great-grandchildren: Casey, Cara, Emi, Rylee, Macie, Grey, Ashlyn and Katelin.
A service will be held on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 at Forest Lawn (Hollywood Hills) at the Church on the Hill at 12:30 p.m.