December 5, 1944 - August 17, 2014
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Chieko Pfister passed away on August 17, 2014 due to cancer. Chieko was born December 5, 1944 in Kobe, Japan to Shizuko and Yuko Toyozato. She was raised on Okinawa, Japan where she met and married Robert G. Pfister.
She had a wonderful life, enjoyed traveling, being with her many friends, and taking care of her wonderful husband. After her marriage to Robert on Okinawa in 1974, she followed him to Wichita Falls, Texas, Sacramento, California, Okinawa, Japan and finally settled in San Antonio, in 1989.
She traveled to Hong Kong, Philippines, Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand, Korea, and Hawaii. She was a loving, caring person who touched the lives of many friends. She will be greatly missed by those who knew her, especially her treasured friends who took Chieko out to luncheons and came to the house to enjoy precious time with her.
She is survived by her husband Robert, brother, Susumu Toyozato, niece Runa Toyozato, and two nephews, Yu and Tsutomo Toyozato all of Okinawa, Japan.
A funeral service will be held at Sunset Northwest Funeral Home on Bandera Road at 12:00 P.M. Wednesday, August 27, 2014 with visitation starting at 11:00 A.M. A private family burial will be at a later date at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.
The family request donations to
in lieu of flowers. Donations can be mailed to, MDA 8610 Broadway Ste. 200, San Antonio, Texas 78217. The family would like to give a special thanks to all the caregivers and friends who assisted Chieko over the past few years. Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.sunsetnwfuneralhome.com
Published in Express-News from Aug. 24 to Aug. 28, 2014