Mitsie Miya, 94, beloved mother and grandmother born July 8, 1925 in Ruth, Nev., passed away peacefully on July 22, 2019 in Montebello, Calif.

Mitsie is survived by daughter Denise (Gary Sasaki); and sons, Lindsay (Keiko Ikari) and Roger (Rebecca Ng); 8 grandchildren; nieces and nephews, and many other relatives.

A Celebration of Life service for Mitsie will be held on Saturday, Aug. 10, at 11 a.m. at Memorial Chapel, Rose Hills, 3888 Workman Mill Rd., Whittier, CA 90601.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to The Japanese American National Museum (, where Mitsie had volunteered for many years, or to a charity of your choice.