Haruko Yamashiro

A memorial service for Haruko Yamashiro, 94-year-old, Maui, Hawaii-born Nisei, who passed away on April 9, 2012 in Gardena, was held on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at WLA Holiness Church. (213) 749-1449 www.kubotanikkeimortuary.com

She is survived by her children, Sumiko Toguchi, Kunihiro Yamashiro, and Shizuko (Thomas) Nakama of HI; grandchildren, Noriko Toguchi, Kuniko (Ernest) Bucher, Rieko (Tim) Reynolds, Keiko (Victor) Fernandez, James Toguchi, Norman and Leinani Nakama; 7 great-grandchildren; siblings, Takeru (Chiyoko) Nakada, Tsuguyo Yasutomi, Hiroko Igei, and Sueko Arata; also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives.