Sumiyo A. Kawaguchi, 76, a long-time resident of WLA, passed away on Sept. 11. She is survived by her children, Ronald Akio, and Shirley (Shuji) Yamada; grandson, Joey Takeshi; brother, Kensuke (Masaye) Akiyama; sister, Motoko (Masaru) Hattori; and many other relatives in Japan.
A private family service will be held at Green Hills Memorial Park on Oct. 9.