Katsumi Hirooka Kunitsugu, 84-year-old, Los Angeles, Calif.-born resident and longtime Little Tokyo/Japanese American volunteer/sup¬porter, passed away on Aug. 25. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 12, 10:30 a.m. at the Aratani/Japan America Theatre, 244 S. San Pedro St., Los Angeles, Calif., officiated by Rev. Noriaki Ito of Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple.
She is predeceased by her husband, Kango Kunitsugu.
She is survived by her daughter, Claire Emiko (Steve) Fant; sons, John Takashi and Kent Hiroshi Kunitsugu; grandchildren, Jennifer and Alexa Kunitsugu, Dylan, Tae and Adrian Fant, Hayden Coldwells; sister, Helen Miyeko Tsuyuki; brother, Bill Shinjiro Hirooka; also survived by many nephews, nieces and other relatives. The family requests flowers please be omitted.
www.fukuimortuary.com, (213) 626-0441.