Rosemary Shigeko Ito
October 18, 1935 – December 6, 2017
Rosemary Shigeko Ito, 82 of Monterey Park passed away at her home with her husband of 61 years at her side. She is survived by husband Willie Ito, son Marc (Helen) Ito, Vincent (Michele) Ito, Matthew (Yvonne) Ito, Sabrina (Jim) Kiilsgaard and grandchildren Tawny Contreras, Michael Ito, Sydney Ito, Corey Ito, Kayla Kiilsgaard, Kyle Kiilsgaard, and great grandchildren, Kaden and Isabelle Contreras.
Rosemary was born in Los Angeles. She and her family were interned at Amache, Colo. concentration camp for Japanese and Japanese American’s during W.W.ll. After 3 years, the family returned to the south bay area where her parents established a floral nursery in Hawthorne.
Besides her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, she has many nieces and nephews.
Donations in her memory can be made to the Topaz Museum, 55 West Main or P.O. Box 241, Delta, Utah 84624.
A memorial “open house” will be held at her home on March 25th. It will be an all day affair.