Sam Kawanami passed away on Dec. 4, 2015 at the age of 86. He was born on April 26, 1929 in Calexico, Calif. and was a long-time resident of Villa Park, Calif. He is survived by his wife, Carol; daughter, Karen; son, Mark, and his wife Ginger; and grandchildren, Ryan, Cole and Sean.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Dec. 12, at 1:30 p.m. at Saddleback Chapel in Tustin. Aloha attire optional.