Mary Hisako Ikebasu, 94-yearold,
Garden Grove-born Nisei resident
of Tarzana passed away peacefully
of natural causes on Jan. 10,
2011. Private services were held on
Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011.
She is survived by her loving
son, Marc (Judith) Ikebasu of Idaho;
granddaughter, Kimiko (Cordy) Rost
of Idaho; life-long companion, Bob
Tronolone; great-grandchildren,
Cole, Ronin and Zoey Rost all of
Idaho; and many nieces, nephews
and other relatives.
She is preceded in death by her
husband Harry Shigeru Ikebasu,
brother, Harry Fujino, and sisters
Frances Fujino and Alice Nakazawa.
Mary enjoyed a long and fruitful
life playing the Koto and Shamisen.
She graduated George Washington
High School in 1935. Worked for
Hughes Aircraft in the 1960’s and
70’s. Was a mainstay at the Kasuya
Kai family gatherings; and thoroughly
enjoyed social occasions with
family and friends. She will forever
remain in our thoughts and hearts. (213)

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