Born on June 5, 1921 in Stockton, CA to Kumataro and Wasa Sakamoto. She passed away peacefully on October 10, 2013. She is survived by sister, Akiye Sakamoto, her children Naomi (Otis) Turner, Ron 'CK' (Jennie), and Wayne (Anna). Loving grandmother to Koji (Geraldine) and great-grandchildren Jeremy, Kira, and Joshua. Member of the Sacramento Buddhist Church, Buddhist Women's Association, and Kumamoto Kenjinkai. A memorial service will be held at the Buddhist Church of Sacramento, 2401 Riverside Blvd. on Friday, Oct. 25 at 2pm. A reception will follow at the church. Everyone is invited.
Published in The Sacramento Bee on Oct. 20, 2013