Charlie Katayama, 87, born in Salinas, CA, and longtime resident of Garden Grove, passed away on January 7, 2016. Services were held on Thursday, January 14, at Westminster Memorial Park chapel with Rev. Cliff Ishigaki officiating. He is predeceased by first wife, Joan, and second wife, Miyuki; sister, Jane Watanabe, and brother, Joe Katayama. He is survived by his loving sons, Brian (Renee) and Dean (Jill) Katayama; daughter, Ako (Dale) Murphy; grandchildren, Valerie Katayama and Trevor Murphy; sister, Yo (Dick) Miyoshi, and brother, Mack Katayama; also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives. 213-626-0441