A private memorial service was held on Dec 29th for Sylmar, Calif.-resident, Ryoichi Kosaka, under the directorship of his son Hirokazu Kosaka. Born on Dec. 27, 1921 in Tanabe, Wakayama, Japan, he passed just days from his 99th birthday. He is survived by sons Hirokazu (Kazuko), Masami, (Mamie) and Alan (Sandi). His strength, humor and spirit lives with his six grandchildren, Megan (Ryan) Caldera, Mindy, Hakoh, Koboh, Austin & Aidan; great-grandchildren, Cora & Ayla, and nieces and nephew, Julie, Wendy & Ryan (Yumiko) Okuda. He’s together with mom again, rekindling their love for the slots.