Mrs. May Takahashi, 92, Gardena-born Kibei Nisei, resident of Yorba Linda, passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 4, 2018.

May will be remembered for her love of God, her ever-present smile, and her strength of spirit.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Takahashi, and her daughter, Joyce Morey. She is survived by her daughters Asako (Masaki) Fujita of Japan, Carol (Edwin) Yee, and Faith (Perry) Ishibashi; son-in-law John Morey; grandchildren Toshimasa (Eimi) Ozawa of Japan, Mitsuharu (Yuki) Fujita of Japan, Naoyuki (Rie) Fujita of Japan, Joshua (Brittany) Morey, Justine Morey, Jonathan, Christopher, and Stephen Yee, and Aaron and Evan Ishibashi; and many great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the Anaheim Free Methodist Church, 1001 N. Mayflower St., Anaheim. The family kindly requests no flowers.