Misao Namba peacefully passed away on Feb. 1, 2017, at the home of her daughter, Mitsuko Kawaoka. She was 93 years old. Misao’s passing was preceded by her husband’s, Kenji, on June 1, 2014. In addition to their daughter, Ken and Misao are survived by sons Shizuo and Jerry, and their eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at the Cherry Blossom section, Gate 10, of Rose Hills Memorial Park on Feb. 10, 2017, at 2:00 pm.