Mitsuru "Mits" Otsuji 88, of Chicago, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, November 20, 2013. Mits was born 4/7/1925 in Los Angeles, CA to Shizuo & Sumiye Otsuji. Manzanar camp resident 1942-1944, U.S. Army 9/18/1944-8/29/1946 as part of the 442nd infantry. Returned to LA in 1946 and met Sally Kayashima; they were wed on 9/28/1947. Graduated from the University of Illinois
with a B.S. in Architecture & moved to Chicago 1952. He's survived by his wife Sally Otsuji of 66 years, daughter Karen (Jim) Damato, son Matthew, daughter Gail, 7 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents Shizuo & Sumiye, brother Toru, and by his daughter Barbara. Services will be held at a later date.