Dollie Chieko Kato (nee Watson), 89, passed away on December 30, 2020 from various age-related diseases connected to a valiant fight with COVID-19. She was an American naturalized citizen of biracial Japanese and English ancestry born in Tientsin, China. She was also the loving wife and homemaker to Teruo Kato, who predeceased her, and sister of two siblings, Louise Tiengo and Thomas Watson, who also predeceased her. She is survived by two sons, Richard Osamu Kato and Brian Kenji Kato, niece Evelina (Tiengo) Orozco, nephew Mike Tiengo, and numerous other relatives. She always had a jovial smile for almost anyone who crossed paths with her. Eldest son Richard requests that people get COVID-19 vaccinated and support medical research or charities towards fighting COVID-19.