Lillian Yuriko Yamamoto

Lillian Yuriko Yamamoto

Lillian Yuriko Yamamoto was born on September 8, 1936 in Seattle to Kumaki and Hatsu Iwago. She married Joe Yamamoto in 1956. On March 30, 2013, she lost her battle to Wilson's Disease and passed away peacefully in her sleep with family by her side.

She is preceded in death by her parents Kumaki and Hatsu Iwago and her granddaughter Nicole Taylor. Lillian is survived by her husband Joe Yamamoto, daughters Linda (Robert) Billedo, Sharon (John) Taylor, Diane (Wilbur) Lee, and son Bill (Marilyn) Yamamoto as well as her grandchildren Jeffery, Danielle, Janine, Cory, Pamela, Marissa, Carly, Brent, Samuel and great-grandson Darius. She also survived by her two sisters Janet (Hideo) Kato and Marion (Ronald) Ohira and numerous relatives.

Her family expresses heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Jennifer Trieu, Dr. Carol Haymon, Dr. Anne Larson, and Providence Hospice of Seattle.

A celebration of Lillian's life will be held on Sunday, April 14th at 3pm at Japanese Presbyterian Church-1801 24th Ave So, Seattle, WA. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to .

You are welcome to view the full obituary and to sign the guestbook in honor of Lillian Yamamoto at www.bonneywatson.com.

Published in The Seattle Times on Apr. 7, 2013