A funeral service for Sumi Koyano, 88-year-old, Denver, Colo.-born Nisei, who passed away on March 13, 2013, will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at Venice Santa Monica Free Methodist Church, 4871 Centinela Ave., L.A. Additional parking will be available at the Venice Japanese Community Center, 12448 Braddock Drive, L.A. Family requests that flowers be omitted.

(213) 749-1449 www.kubotanikkeimortuary.com

She is survived by her husband, Wesley Koyano; children, Duane (Karen) Koyano and Yoko (Wayde) Shimoda; granddaughters, Kiku and Kelly Koyano, and Rachel Shimoda; siblings, Tom Tochihara, Hatsuko Moriguchi and Katherine Doi; in-laws, Setsuko (Roy) Mikawa of Oklahoma City, OK, Roy Koyano, Arthur (Tamiko) Koyano of Denver, CO, and Lily (Bernie) Brenes of Lake Tahoe, CA; also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives.

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