Michio Clarence Teramoto, Aug. 17, 1929 – June 28, 2009, was born in Los Angeles, Calif. and grew up in Santa Maria, Calif. He was residing in Gardena, Calif. at the time of his death.

His family moved to New York City after internment during WWII and he graduated high school there. He served in the US Army in the 1950’s. After his service he “came home” to California. He is survived by his twin sister, Michiko Janet Sugawara; nephew, Jeffrey (Paula) Sugawara; niece, Mary Ann (Peter) Wisner; grand niece, Elizabeth Sugawara; grand nephews, Jake Sugawara, Nicholas and Lucas Wisner; uncle, Stanley Mori (Kiku); aunt, Yo (Jack) Morita.

Memorial services were held at sea with the scattering of ashes at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 14 in Long Beach. Those who wish to attend and have not talked to the family, please call (562) 867-3234 or (310) 324-9422.

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