Mr. Masao Umekubo, 89, resident of Seal Beach, U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, passed away peacefully on March 17, 2018.

He is survived by his loving family: brother, Tsutomu “Tootie” Umekubo; sister, Ikue (Norio) Akashi of Japan; nieces, Cari (Charles) Casillas, Cathi (Brien) Nagafuchi, Aimee Yamada, Suzanne (John) Kitchens and Masako Hirai of Japan; nephews, Hiroyuki Akashi of Japan, Dennis (Sharon) and Edwin (Janice) Yamanaka; many grandnieces and grandnephews.

Public visitation will be held on Saturday, March 31, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. at Fukui Mortuary “Chapel in the Garden,” 707 E. Temple St., Los Angeles.

Graveside funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 12, at 11:00 a.m. at Green Hills Memorial Park, 27501 S. Western Ave., Rancho Palos Verdes, with Rimban William Briones of Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple officiating. (213) 626-0441