A memorial service for Sumio Hirano, 81-year-old, San Joaquin, Calif.-born Nisei, who passed away on Oct. 30, 2012 in Harbor City, will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Gardena Valley Baptist Church, 1630 W. 158th St., Gardena.
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He is survived by his children, Jody (Kent) Komae, Mark (Lynn) Hirano, Julie (Darin) Lam, Jill (Dai Sup) Han; 12 grandchildren; 1 great-grandson; siblings, Yosh (Yoshi) Hirano, Jimmy (Diane) Hara; brother-in-law David Fujikawa; sisters-in-law, Judy Shima and Alice Sato; also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives.