Chigako Watanabe

A private funeral service for Chigako Watanabe, 76-year-old, Miyazaki, Japan born Issei, who passed away on Sept. 9, 2012 in Brea, was held on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012 at Kubota Nikkei Mortuary with Rev. George T. Matsubayashi from LA Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple officiating. (213) 749-1449 www.kubotanikkeimortuary.com
She is survived by her children, Alice and Richard Watanabe; sister, Katsuyo (Isamu) Kinoshita; also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives in U.S. and Japan.