John Watanabe was born July 24, 1923 in Los Angeles. He passed away on December 5, 2012 at 89 years old. He is survived by his wife: Janet, his children: Greg, Jana, and Ron. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013 at 2 p.m. at the South Bay Free Methodist Church, 25514 Narbonne Ave., Lomita, CA 90717. The family respectfully requests casual attire and that flowers be omitted.