Funeral service for Bill Shigeru Matsumura, 98, a Los Angeles-born Nisei and resident of Monterey Park, who passed away on Jan. 3 at the Kei-Ai Los Angeles Healthcare Center, will be held on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2 p.m. at Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple, 505 E. 3rd Street, Los Angeles. The family requests that flowers please be omitted.
He is survived by daughters, Carol Naomi Tanita and Grace Kazumi (Rev. David) Matsumura-Fukuyama; grandchildren, Allison (Kevin) Hirata, Nicholas Tanita and Michael Fukuyama; great-granddaughter, Mia Hirata; nieces, Irene (John) Ota and Emily Matsumura; and many other relatives. (213) 626-0441