Born April 20, 1918 in Los Angeles, CA to Sayanosuke and Asayo Asada, peacefully passed away October 27, 2013 at the age of 95 in Gardena, CA.

She was a much loved wife, mom, grandma, and great-grandma and was preceded in death by her husbands, Roy S. Kakita (1964) and Harry K. Minato (2008).

Survived by her children, David and Mini Kakita ; Richard and Laura Kakita; Kay and Angel Juarez; Barbara and Larry Larson; Taemi and Frank Kishiyama;  Keimi and Raul Espinoza; 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Services will be held on Saturday, November 2, 2013, at 9:00 a.m., at Holy Family Catholic Church, 18708 Clarkdale Avenue, Artesia, CA. Interment to follow at Rose Hills Memorial Park, Gate #10, 3888 Workman Mill Rd., Whittier, CA.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice or to: South Bay Keiro Nursing Home, 15115 South Vermont Ave., Gardena, CA 90247.

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