Paul Junji Toshima

A private funeral service for Paul Junji Toshima, 80-year-old, South Pasadena-born Nisei, Korean War veteran, who passed away on Dec. 24, 2010 in San Gabriel was held on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010 at the Memorial Chapel of Kubota Nikkei Mortuary with Rinban Noriaki Ito from Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple officiating. (213) 749-1449 www.kubotanikkeimortuary.com
He is survived by his wife, Frances Fumie Toshima; son, Kevin Fumio (Rachel Midori) Toshima: granddaughters, Nicole Akemi and Kelli Akiko Toshima; sisters, Kiyoshi Kumagai of Japan and Sumiko Ruth Ogawa; sisters-in-law, Mieko, Mitzi Toshima and Aiko Shimamoto; brothers-in-law, Takeshi and Seiya (Peggy) Shimamoto; also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives.