May 9, 1925 ~ February 23, 2008
Our beloved father Mr. Chin-Huo Song, 83 years old, passed away on Saturday February 23, 2008. He was born in Guang-In, Tau-Yuan County, Taiwan on May 9, 1925. Honest, righteous, always frugal, he spent very little on himself. He was active in Seicho-No-Ie for more than 40 years, both in his homeland Taiwan, and here in United States. He also spent 20 years as a devoted middle school teacher who always instill bright and positive philosophy to his students.
Our beloved mother Mrs. Fu-Mei Song, 76 years old, passed away on Saturday March 8, 2008, two weeks after her husband's death. She was born in Luo-Dong, I-Lan County Taiwan on March 30, 1932. Full of wisdom, and energy, together with our father, she owned and managed a motel business in Kissimmee, Florida and made a prosperous live for the Song's family for many years. In 2002 our father had a stroke and became paralyzed, one year later mother brought our father to Gardena, California for the good weather and easy access to Asian culture. Always trying to do everything by herself in perfect way, she had taken care of her paralyzed husband for the past 6 years. On March 2nd, while friends from Seicho-No-Ie surrounded her happily during the Sunday English service, she suddenly fainted in the holding hands of her son, Teh-Cheng (Atoku). To her children's deepest sorrow, she passed away 7 days later on March 8.
A private traditional Chinese viewing service for the family will be held on March 19th at the Song's residence in Gardena, CA. Friends and family members are invited to attend a public funeral service on March 20th at the Rice Mortuary Chapel in Torrance, CA at 10 A.M. Burial service will be held on March 20th at 1 P.M. at the Green Hills Memorial Park. A public Memorial service will also be held on the same day (March 20th) at 3:30 P.M. at Seicho-No-Ie in Gardena, CA. Please come and pray with us.