Noboru Kato

A private funeral service for Noboru Kato, 91-year-old, Stockton, Calif.-born Kibei Nisei, who passed away on Feb. 1, 2011 in Santa Monica was held on Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011 at the Memorial Chapel of Kubota Nikkei Mortuary conducted by Toho No Hikari (Light from the East). (213) 749-1449 www.kubotanikkeimortuary.com
He is survived by his wife, Mutsuko Kato; brother, Akira (Chiyeko) Kato; sisters-in-law, Kazuko (Norio) Hashiguchi and Ikuko Kano both of Japan; nephews, Ron (Virginia), Alex (Julie) and Gary Kato; niece, Lisa (Larry) Drexler; also survived by many grandnieces, grandnephews and other relatives