Tadashi Frank Wada of Lodi, 93, passed away peacefully on Thursday March 13th at the Vienna Convalescent Hospital in Lodi. He was born on January 2, 1921, in Lodi to his parents, Ryukichi and Suyeko Wada; He attended Lodi Elementary School, and graduated from Hiroshima High School in Japan.
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He farmed a grape vineyard for many years and enjoyed many pet dogs. He was also a member of the Lodi Buddhist Church.
He is survived by his sister, Lillian Wada of Lodi, and nephews and nieces: George Sakoda of Sunnyvale, Linda Morihata of San Carlos, Susan Kenmotsu of Stockton, Robert Kenmotsu of Berkeley, Barbara Leon of Gilroy, and Frank Wada of Long Beach.
A private family service was held on March 22 with Rev. Katsuya Kusunoki of Lodi Buddhist Church officiating.
If you wish to make a memorial contribution, a donation may be made to the Lodi Buddhist Church, 23 North Stockton Street, Lodi, or to a
Cherokee Memorial Funeral Home assists the family with the arrangements.
Cherokee Memorial Funeral Home
831 Industrial Way
Lodi, CA 95241
Published in Lodi News-Sentinel from Apr. 3 to Apr. 10, 2014