(96) veteran of WWII, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Congressional Gold Medal and Purple Heart recipient, peacefully passed away on April 29, 2013 in Simi Valley after a brief illness. He was born in Parlier, CA but lived in Kingsburg most of his life until he moved to Nikkei Senior Gardens in Arleta, CA on his 95th birthday.
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Senshin Buddhist Temple on Monday, May 13, 2013 at 11:00 AM
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He is survived by his wife, Alice Yamada; children, JoAnn (Neil) Komai and David (Leslie) Yamada; granddaughter, Allison Yamada; brothers, Hidemi (Ellen) and Suyenori (Toni) Yamada; sisters-in-law, Hatsuki and Yoshi Yamada, Edith (Art) Mikamo; also survived by many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.