First United Methodist Church
6414 Brace Rd
Loomis, CA 95650
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Lillian E. Kitagawa

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May 25, 1924 - December 5, 2015 Lillian Kitagawa passed away on December 5, 2015 in Auburn California. She is survived by George, her loving husband of 70 years, and her children, Michael (Corrine), Colleen (Jon), Darryl (Robert), Robert (Dale) and Paul. She was blessed with 11 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Lillian was born on May 25, 1924 in Loomis CA. She was preceded in death by her parents Kanematsu and Toshi Igarashi, 6 sisters, 3 brothers, and her great grandson Henry. A native of the Loomis/Rocklin area, Lillian spent the internment years at Tule Lake with her parents and siblings. Lillian and George were married after WWII in Twin Falls Idaho and raised their family and resided in Los Angeles for 47 years, before returning to Auburn for their retirement. Lillian had a great love of music and the piano, was a talented and creative quilter, and loved caring for her orchids and roses. She graced us all with her kindness, sweet smile, gentle spirit and generosity. Her presence will forever remain in all things beautiful. A celebration of Lillian's life is scheduled for January 9, 2016, 12:00PM, at the First United Methodist Church of Loomis, 6414 Brace Rd, Loomis CA 95650.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Dec. 21 to Dec. 27, 2015
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