Sohei Kobayashi

A funeral service for Sohei Kobayashi, 73-year-old, Gunma, Japan born Issei, who passed away on March 15, 2013, will be held on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Nichiren Buddhist Temple, 2801 E. Fourth St., L.A. (213) 749-1449 www.kubotanikkeimortuary.com
He is survived by his wife, Masako Kobayashi; children, Takuya (Shiho) Kobayashi of Japan and Rika (Richard) Saito; granddaughter, Hana Saito; also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives in the U.S. and Japan.