A funeral service for Hagemu “John” Takeda, 90-year-old, Fukui, Japan-born Issei, who passed away on Jan. 16, 2016 in Torrance, will be held on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 at 3 p.m. at Zenshuji Soto Mission, 123 S. Hewitt St., L.A.
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He is survived by his wife, Kazuko Takeda; children, Denny (Elizabeth) Takeda of Oregon, and Nancy (Rodney) Nakamoto of Arizona; grandchildren, Michelle, Amy, Jane and Eric; sisters, Mary Tahara, Rose (Bob) Furukawa, Dorothy Matsune, all of Canada, and Kazuko (Shoji) Akutagawa of San Mateo, CA; sister-in-law, Kishie Takeda; brother-in-law, Sam Matsushita; and also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives.