Mary Kanegawa(1928-2014)

Mary Kanegawa was born on September 10, 1928. She was born, raised and lived in Lodi her whole life. She passed away on February 21, 2014. Mary was incarcerated at Rowher Relocation Center in Rowher, Arkansas during World War II. She was also at Two Rock Ranch Station in Petaluma, California for two years while her husband served as a US Army dentist.
She and her husband, Hiroshi were married 58 years. He passed away in January, 2007. Mary was preceded in death by her brothers, Larry Mikawa and Ben Mikawa and infant son Bruce.
Mary is survived by her three sons; Dr. Keith (Laura) Kanegawa, Dr. Brian (Leah) Kanegawa, and Klyde (Tanya) Kanegawa, 5 granddaughters; Rebecca (Ed Guo), Lauren, Jenna, Breanne and Erika. She also leaves behind her sisters, Frances Otani and Shirley Iwagaki.
At Mary's request no services will be held with no koden or donations. Please sign the online guestbook at

Funeral Home

Cherokee Memorial Funeral Home
831 Industrial Way Lodi, CA 95241
(209) 334-9613

Published in Lodi News-Sentinel from Feb. 25 to Mar. 4, 2014