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Joe Yuzuru Yamashita


Passed Away:
Service Date:

Joe Yuzuru Yamashita

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YAMASHITA, JOE YUZURU (93), Veteran of WWII, Calexico, CA born Nisei, passed
away on May 21, 2020 in Los Angeles. He is predeceased by his wife, Shizuye
Yamashita; siblings, Sakiko (Tommy) Kakimoto and Thomas Masaru Yamashita, and
survived by his children, Joe (Julie) and Tad (Iris) Yamashita, and Suanne (Chris)
Gonwa; daughter-in-law, Kathy Yamashita; granddaughters, Lauren and Traci
Yamashita, Danielle (Adam) Nelson, and Sondra (Doug) Burbidge, Sarah and Emma
Gonwa; great-granddaughters, Charlotte and Jolene Nelson; sisters, Meiko (Barton)
Yoshida and Fujiko Fujisawa; also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives.

A private funeral service was held on Thursday, June 4, 2020 at the Memorial Chapel of
Kubota Mortuary, with Rev. Kory Quon from Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple
officiating. Interment services will be held at a later date.

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