Aiko Yamada

A private funeral service for Aiko Yamada, 87-year-old, Acampo, Calif.-born Nisei, who passed away on Jan. 12, 2011 was held on Monday, Jan. 24, 2011 at the Memorial Chapel of Kubota Nikkei Mortuary with Rev. John Iwohara from Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple officiating. (213) 749-1449 www.kubotanikkeimortuary.com
She is predeceased by her husband, Takaharu Joe Yamada; survived by her children, Alan (Leslie) Yamada and Joanne (Larry) Yamaki; siblings, Joe (Noriko) Iwama, Amy (Umio) Takehara, and Henry (Yumi) Sumida; also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives.