A private funeral service for Helen Haruye Yamada, 92-year-old, Lomita, Calif.-born Nisei, who passed away on Nov. 21, 2018 in Fullerton, was held on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 at the graveside of Rose Hills Memorial Park, with Rev. Nobuko Miyoshi from Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple officiating. The family requests for koden to be omitted.

She is survived by her children, Lynn Otsu and Alan Yamada; grandchildren, Aimee and David Otsu, Haley, Aidan and Alana Yamada; also survived by many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

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