(90), passed away on April 26, 2016 in Santa Monica. She is survived by her children, Phyllis (Eugene) Hayashibara, Claudia (Carlos) Nakata, and Marie (Ken) Baker; grandchildren, Akemi and Lauren Hayashibara, Gina (Henry) Yu, Kenji Nakata, Kevin and Justin Baker; great-grandson, Tristan Hiro Hayashibara Horton; sister, Hanako Oshita; sisters-in-law, Yuki Yanagi, Yone (Aki) Asai, Hiro (Henry) Shimizu, Clara Ike; also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives. A memorial gathering was held on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at the Pavilion of Green Hills Memorial Park. (213) 749-1449 www.kubotanikkeimortuary.com
Published by Los Angeles Times on Jun. 14, 2016.