Violet Sumiye Okada, 88-year-old, born in Hawaii, resident of Torrance, Calif., passed away on October 9, 2022, at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center-Torrance.
Violet is survived by her sons, Michael Okada and Douglas (Belle) Okada; daughters, Cheryl (Nobuyuki) Yamasaki and Joan (Robert) Sakogawa; grandchildren, Brent Yamasaki, Michelle (Chris) Yamasaki, Justin (Crystal) Sakogawa, Tim (Kazue) Sakogawa, Dr. Krista (Daryl) Lee, Matthew Sakogawa, Dr. Sean Okada, Tiffani Okada; great-grandchildren; Micah Garcia, Weston Delos-Santos, Zayne Delos-Santos, May Sakogawa; her sister, Betty Monguchi; and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 56 years, Dr. Tsuyoshi Okada; her parents, Taru and Tsurui Shimabukuro; and her siblings.
A private memorial service was held on Saturday, October 22, at Gardena Valley Baptist Church, officiated by Pastor Daniel Matsuda.
A private interment of Violet was held at Green Hills Memorial Park.
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