Graveside memorial service for the late Asayo “Aussie” Hiraizumi, 96, Port Blakely, Washington-born, and a long-time Gardena resident, who passed away peacefully on October 29, 2016, was held privately at Evergreen Cemetery with Pastor Rodney Tanaka of Gardena Valley Baptist Church officiating. Asayo is survived by her children, Gary (Junko) and Peggy Hiraizumi; granddaughters, Gina (Blayne) Yamamoto, Keli (Danny) Hechanova, and Jill (Joe) Artino; and also by 2 great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, and other relatives. (213) 626-0441