Teruko Kawai

Teruko Kawai

A memorial service for Teruko Kawai, 90-year-old, Sacramento, Calif.-born Nisei, who passed away on Feb. 28, 2015 in Mission Viejo, will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 10 a.m. at Orange Coast Free Methodist Church, 3198-B Airport Loop Dr., Costa Mesa. In lieu of flowers or koden, gifts may be made to the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center in memory of Teruko Kawai to support cancer research and patient care at the USC Norris Cancer Hospital, 1441 Eastlake Ave., Suite 8302, Los Angeles, CA 90089, or at www.uscnorris.com/support.
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She is survived by her husband, Waichi Kawai; sons, Michael from Denver, Colo. and Jon (Sharon) Kawai from Mission Viejo, Calif.; grandson, Jaren Kawai; sisters, Shigeko (Ken) Inaba from Mission Hills, Calif., Sumiye Yakushiji from St. Louis, Mo., Masuko (Aaron) Gregory from Gainesville, Fla., and Sakiko Yakushiji from Chicago, Ill.; also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives.