Frances Sachiko Kobata

A memorial service for Frances Sachiko Kobata, 83 year-old, Calexico, Calif.-born Nisei, who passed away on Dec. 26, 2011 in Cerritos, will be held on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012 at 2 p.m. at Grace First Presbyterian Church, 3955 N. Studebaker Road, Long Beach. Family requests that flowers be omitted. (213) 749-1449 www.kubotanikkeimortuary.com
She is survived by her husband, Allan Kobata; children, Mark (Sandy) Kobata and Patti (Michael) Nomura; grandchildren, Randy (Anne) and Krissy Kobata, Lindsey, Nikki and Ally Nomura; great-grandchildren, Aidan and Caroline Kobata; also survived by many close relatives.