Misako Miyagishima

A funeral service for Misako Miyagishima, 87-year-old, Gifu, Japan-born Issei, who passed away on Aug. 23, 2011 in Gardena, will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Gardena Buddhist Church, 1517 W. 166th St., Gardena with Rev. Marvin Harada from Orange County Buddhist Church officiating. (213) 749-1449 www.kubotanikkeimortuary.com
She is survived by her husband, Masaaki Miyagishima; children, Lester Miyagishima and Juliann (Wade) Inouye; grandchildren, Daniel and Derek Inouye; siblings, Naoki, Yoshisuke, Norio, Shuichi (Kayoko) Hosokawa, Chizuko Ito and Chitoe Furuta all of Japan; brothers-in-law, Hisa (Nancy) and Tomio (Eiko) Miyagishima; sisters-in-law, Hanako Ito and Fumiko Matsumoto; also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives.