It is with heavy hearts that the family of Sharlen M. Kuramoto, announce that she passed away on Sept. 17. She is survived by her husband, Saburo; and her four adult children, Jadeen Cho, Raymond, Carol Tamayo and Amy. She has five grandchildren who will miss her terribly; Toby Cho, Mia Kuramoto along with Nicholas, Ryan, Brennan and Elise Tamayo. Her brother, Paul T. Bannai; sister, Rose Kitahara; and brother, Ted Bannai, are her remaining siblings, along with their children and grandchildren. She loved her frequent trips to Las Vegas and yearly trips to Mammoth Lakes in pursuit of that big trout. She enjoyed her life and the time she had with her children and grandchildren. She will be missed by all of her family and friends.
Graveside services will be held on Friday, Sept. 25, 11 a.m. in Green Hills Memorial Park.