Helen Minoda, 90, passed away on Feb. 28, 2018 in La Mirada, Calif. She was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, and previously resided in Downey, Calif. Predeceased by her husband Stanley, she is survived by her son Don (Hawaii) and her daughter June (Calif.). She will be remembered by nieces, Wendy Yamaguchi (Hawaii), Gayle Matsuda (Hawaii), Lorraine Murphy (Calif.), Caroline Wilson (Calif.); and cousins, Alice Bacon (Hawaii), Robert Okamura (Calif.); and their respective families.

A private memorial service will be held at McAulay and Wallace Mortuary, Fullerton, Calif. on Friday, March 23, 2018, at 2 p.m. An interment service will be held in the near future in Hawaii. Memorial donations may be made in Helen’s name to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.