A funeral service for Kisaburo Kodama, 85-year-old, Kagoshima, Japan-born Issei, who passed away on Sept. 8, 2011, will be held on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011 at 7 p.m. at Newport Beach Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple, 254 Victoria St., Costa Mesa with Bishop Noriaki Ito from Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple officiating.
He is survived by his wife, Mitsuko Kodama; children, Yoshihiko (Sandra), Kotomi Kodama and Shoko (Tatsuo) Watanabe; many grandchildren; brother, Iwao (Satsuko) Kodama; sisters, Toshiko Ueno and Mineko Maezono of Japan; brothers-in-law, Takenori (Sadako) and Mitsuo Ueno; sisters-in-law, Atsuko (Tokuji) Fukumoto, Tatsuko Arimura and Etsuko Osako; also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives in U.S. and Japan.
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