Yoshizawa, Kenneth Kiyoshi a 40 year resident of Gardena passed away on Monday, March 21, 2005 in Gardena. He was born in Wailuku, Maui October 28, 1940. Ken had served in the Army. He had worked for American Honda for over 30 years. He is survived by his mother Asako Kato of Maui and father Seiji Yoshizawa of Honolulu; step-mother Betty W. Yoshizawa of Honolulu; son Mark (Kim) Yoshizawa; daughters Tami (Kevin) Balasbas and Maile (Jason) Toy; grandchildren Marissa, Reece, Kirra and Jason; brothers Barry Yoshizawa and John Pawn; and sisters Lillian Yoshizawa and Helene (Blake) Shiigi. Memorial Services will be held Tuesday, March 29 at 7:00 P.M. at the Gardena Valley Baptist Church. Family requests wearing casual/aloha attire.

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  1. To Mark Yoshizawa: I was so saddened to read of the passing of your Father. My condolences. I share a bit in the sadness. Though I never knew your Father, I remember your stories about him, his work at Honda, your family business, and his interests. On behalf of those of us at UFJ Bank that know you, may I send our sincere condolences and to your family.

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