A private service of committal for Mrs. Helen Umeko Ige, an 81-year-old, Seattle, Wash.-born Kibei-Nisei resident of Temple City who departed peacefully on Oct. 26, 2012 with her family by her side, will be held at a later date at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills. She was predeceased by her parents, Sadakazu and Matsue Ohishi, and her brothers, Edward and Ken. Beloved wife of Tsutomu Ige for 52 years; mother of Natalie (Ray) Muldaur; sister of Dr. Tan Ohishi of Yokohama, Japan; sister-in-law of Ken (Shirley) Ige; aunt of Linda (Peter) Lee, Emi (Jean) Chogyoji, Cathy (Norman) Murphy, Pauline (Gary) Konigsberg, Carole (Bill) Peterson, Dennis Ige, David (Marcque) Ige, Michael Ige, Ken (Lola) Ohishi Jr., Ronald (Guille) Konya; cousin of Jimmy (Alice) Ohishi. Also survived by many grand-nieces and nephews.
In accordance with her wishes, no funeral service will be held. It was Mrs. Ige’s greatest wish that her friends and family remember her as the cheerful, caring, and friendly person she was. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that donations instead be made to a charitable organization of your choice.
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