Takahata Tsutomu Tee Takahata, Tsutomu was the beloved husband of Teruko “Terrie” (nee Hosaka) for 60 years. He passed away on September 19, 2012. Tsutomu was the devoted father of SusanaSpannbauer (Ray), Linda Takahata-Keller (Charles), Dean K. (Mary) and Naomi Kittel (Mark), loving grandfather of Brandon, Adam, Zach, Randall (Kelley), Louis, Kimberly, Shannon and Taylor.

Tsutomu was the cherished son of the late Kisoji and Tane Takahata, dear brother of Suzuko and the following deceased brothers, Kiyo and Rio, dear uncle and friend of many. Tsutomu was a proud U.S. Army Veteran. He dedicated his life to his family and loved ones and will forever be remembered for his warm heart and giving spirit. He will be greatly missed.

Service was on Sunday, September 23, 2012 and burial with Military Honors was at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, in Rittman, OH.