Funeral Date: July 9, 2016
Kay Keiko Umemoto (Kay Keiko Niiyama), 85, of Gardena, California, passed away peacefully on June 26, 2016.
As a loving mother and grandmother, she is survived by her daughter Karen and son-in-law Brian Niiya; son Bruce and daughter-in-law Rahmah Mahmood; daughters Jasmine and Michelle; grandsons Firas, Saif and Adam; and granddaughters Elle and May. They will always love and remember her as the “Best Mom/Grandma ever!” As she departed from this world, she joined close family members, including her mother, Fumi, father, Tanezo, and sisters, Fujie, Harue, May and Noriko, as a living Mitama spirit.
A Celebration of Life ceremony will be held for Kay on Saturday, July 9, at 10:30 a.m, at the Konko Church of Gardena, 15722 S. Normandie Avenue, Gardena, CA 90247.