Asaco Sasajima, 104, a San Fernando-born Nisei, and resident of Monterey Park, passed away peacefully on April 15, 2019. She was predeceased by her husband Jiso, son Kenso, and son-in-law Dr. Minoru Yoshida.
She is survived by her loving family: daughter, Marian Yoshida; grandchildren, Drs. Cynthia Yoshida (Thomas Gampper), Kathryn Ito, Michael (Susan) Yoshida, and Michelle Yoshida (Raymond Schmitter); great-grandchildren, TJ and Lauren Gampper, Kai and John Ito, Nicole and Amy Yoshida; brother, Shoso (Umeyo) Shitakubo of Japan; also survived by many nieces, nephews and many relatives.
Private family funeral services were held at Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple on Saturday, April 27, 2019. The family requests no koden.
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