Memorial services for the late Takehiro Akiyama, 77-year-old, Gunma, Japan-born resident of Monterey Park, who passed away peacefully on July 24, 2019, will be held on Saturday, Aug. 17, 11 a.m. at Mission Valley Free Methodist Church, 1201 S. San Gabriel Blvd., San Gabriel, Calif.

He is survived by his loving family: wife, Noriko Akiyama; sons, Glen and Kevin Akiyama; brother, Shohei (Katsuko) Akiyama of Japan; he is also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives here and in Japan. (213) 626-0441