Memorial services for the late Mr. Chester Katayama, a 95-year-old Oahu, Hawaii-born Nisei resident of Monterey Park and former internee of Gila River Relocation Camp during WWII who passed away on November 11, 2013, were held privately, officiated by Bishop Taisen Miyata of Koyasan Buddhist Temple. The family respectfully requests that koden and flowers be omitted.
Mr. Katayama was predeceased by his beloved wife, Hiroko Katayama. Proud father of Paul Katayama; devoted brother of Ken (Julia) Katayama; brother-in-law of Florence (George) Sasabuchi, Lillian Kimura and Rose (Louis) DiCerbo. (213) 626-0441

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