A funeral service for Isao “Jim” Hatanaka, 76-year-old, veteran, Los Angeles-born Nisei, who passed away on Sept. 16, 2012 in Torrance, will be held on Monday, Sept. 24, 2012 at 10 a.m. at Gardena Valley Baptist Church, 1630 W. 158th St., Gardena with Rev. Gary Tawa from Cerritos Baptist Church officiating.
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He is survived by his wife, Tomiye Hatanaka; brother, Masakazu (Reiko) Hatanaka; sisters-in-law, Toy Hatanaka, Anna Taka, Hanako Kishiyama, Tsuyeko Shishido; brothers-in-law, Yoshio (Kay) Shishido and Kei Wada; also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives.