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March 27, 1922 - October 29, 2015 Miyeko passed away peacefully at her home Thursday, October 29, 2015, at the age of 93. She was born in Fresno, California to Torazo and Sho Fujiu on March 27, 1922. She married Rev. Roy K. Takaya on March 25, 1949. Miyeko and Roy retired in Camarillo, CA in 1994 where they lived until Roy passed away in 2011. She will be remembered as loving wife and mother with a beautifully infectious smile. Miyeko is survived by her "one and only" daughter, Cherith (Gordon) McKay, sister-in-law Kiyo Fujiu, cousin Ujinobu (Grace) Niwa, cousin Amy Niwa, and many nieces and nephews. A memorial service to celebrate Miyeko's life will be held November 14, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Camarillo United Methodist Church (291 Anacapa Drive) in Camarillo, CA. A commitment service was held November 3, 2015 at Conejo Mountain Memorial Park in Camarillo. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Japanese American Christian Chapel, 300 Mission Drive, Camarillo, CA 93010 or Bethany Congregational Church, 556 N. Hope Avenue, Santa Barbara, CA 93110.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Nov. 5 to Nov. 8, 2015
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