A private family memorial was held for Kazuko Kaneshina, 91-year-old, Kohala, Hawaii-born Nisei who peacefully passed away on Jan. 16, 2015 in Gardena, Calif., with Rev. Paul Nakamura officiating.
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Kazuko was predeceased by her husband Chiyoto “Hoppy” Kaneshina. She is survived by daughters, Jocelyn (Ron) Kawasaki and Nina (Lester) Tanaka; grandsons, Tyler Kawasaki and Spencer Tanaka; brothers, Shintoku (Harue) Kise of Kohala and Shinso (Sally) Kise of Gardena; sisters, Kikue (Mike) Takaki of Seattle and Tomie (Dee Jay) Brady of Boise; sister-in-law, Ruth (Shinko) Kise of Gardena; brothers-in-law, Roy (Irene) Kaneshina of Stockton, Asato (Ruth) Kaneshina of Wildomar and Takeo (Jane) Kaneshina of Honolulu; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives. Kazuko will be interred at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Hawaii, where she will be reunited with her husband “Hoppy.”

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