A funeral service for Ben Tsutomu Uchiyama, 80-year-old, San Francisco, Calif.-born Kibei Nisei, who passed away on May 7, 2011 in Monterey Park will be held on Sunday, May 22, 2011 at 2 p.m. at LA Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple, 815 E. 1st St., L.A. (213) 749-1449 www.kubotanikkeimortuary.com
He is survived by his wife, Eiko Uchiyama; children, Dr. Christopher (Dr. Tissa Hata) Uchiyama of San Diego, CA and Betty (Philip) Teramoto; grandchildren, Darren, Erin Teramoto and Lauren, Brian Uchiyama; siblings, Takashi (Keiko) Uchiyama, Taeko (Toshiro) Kaneko, Tsuneko (Toshio) Osaki and Machiko Morita; all of brothers-in-law and sister-in-law in Japan; also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives in U.S. and Japan.