Mitsuko “Mitzi” Kurashita, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and aunt, passed away peacefully on Nov. 7 at the age of 94. She is survived by her daughters, Margaret (Howard) Halm and Mary Ann (Mori) Kawasaki; grandchildren, David (Melodee) Halm, Eric Halm, Marisa (Matt) Kogan, Laura (Dan) Wong and Janine Kawasaki; great-grandchildren, Matthew and Devin Halm, Henry and Lia Kogan, and Braden, Dane, and Trent Wong; sister, Akiko Yagi; and many other relatives. Mitzi was a retiree of the Veteran’s Administration. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles Kurashita and her long-time companion, Albert Jung.
Mitzi’s memorial service will be held on Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015, 3 p.m. at WLA United Methodist Church, 1913 Purdue Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90025 (213) 626-0441