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Arlene Mie (Okimoto) Harter

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Arlene Mie (Okimoto) Harter

August 12, 1957 - April 12, 2013

Arlene (Okimoto) Harter was born in Walled Lake, Michigan to Saburo Okimoto (father) and Mitzie Mitsue Okimoto (mother) who moved to Bellflower, CA. In 1958, Arlene graduated from Bellflower High School where she met her first husband, Kent Willmore. Arlene is survived by her loving husband of 17 years, Dennis Harter, 59, mother, Mitzie (Matsuhiro) Okimoto, 93, son, Kyle Willmore, 33, daughter, Joyce (Willmore) Bennett, 30, stepsons, James and Thomas Harter, and siblings, Diane, Sam, Richard and Frances. Arlene died peacefully in her sleep due to complications from strokes caused by melas (mitochondrial disease). The family is honoring Arlene's wishes of no services or ceremonies and of having her ashes spread in the Pacific Ocean. Please sign the guestbook at www.presstelegram.com/obits.
Published in the Long Beach Press-Telegram from Apr. 16 to Apr. 20, 2013
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