Yoshie Wada, a 96-year-old Fukuoka, Japan-born Issei longtime resident of Los Angeles, passed away on June 22, 2017.
Mrs. Wada was predeceased by her beloved husband, Hisashi Wada, her daughter, Margie Okita, and her great-granddaughter, Dani Smith.
She is survived by her children, Wayne Wada, Victor Wada, Terry Wada, April (Richard) Shimada; grandchildren, Midori Okita of Hawaii, Ryan Okita, Michael (Marisa) Okita, Kacy Wada, Cynthia Wada, Lori Wada, Matthew Shimada, Nicholas Shimada and Lindsey Yamasaki; great-grandchildren, Kiemi Paresa and Ronin Paresa, both of Hawaii; sons-in-law, Yoshikuni Okita and Ron Kubo; sister-in-law, Nori (Dr. Julius Frank) Naka. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, friends and other relatives.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 14, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple, 815 E. First St., Los Angeles, CA 90012.
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