Viola Yoshiko Kawahara

A memorial visitation for Viola Yoshiko Kawahara, 89-year-old, San Jose, Calif.-born Nisei, who passed away on Dec. 5, 2010 in San Gabriel will be held on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010 at 2 to 3 p.m. at the Memorial Chapel of Kubota Nikkei Mortuary, 911 Venice Blvd., LA. (213) 749-1449 www.kubotanikkeimortuary.com
She is survived by her husband, Takashi Kawahara; children, Sheldon (Naomi), James (Leslie), Paul (Randi) Kawahara, Holly (Alan) Etmund, Sheri (David) Fisher and Barbara Arita; siblings, Sho (Dorothy), Jerry (Dorothy) Ishino, Chiyo (Hiro) Kikkawa, Seiko (Rocky) Shimatsu, Kiyome (Chanki) Khim and Kimiko (Tony) Contreras; also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives.