Shigeko Masuda formerly of Kalaheo, Kauai passed away on April 27, 2011. Born on September 20, 1913, she was 97 years old. She is survived by daughters Judy (Roy) Koike of Los Alamitos, California, Carol (Ken) Hamamura of Torrance, California, Janice (Fred) Tanabe of Redondo Beach, California, Jocelyn Masuda of Redondo Beach, California, and a son Clifford Masuda of Honolulu, 9 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A private memorial service with her immediate family will be held on Kauai at a later date. Shigeko and the family request no koden, gifts and flowers.

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  1. To the Masuda Family, So sorry to read about your mother passing away. It was nice to see her at Kozan restaurant last month. My mother enjoyed working with her at the Hanapepe Honwanji Church. I used to help at the obon at the church when my mother lived on Kauai. Your mother was such a hard worker and one of the nicest ladies at the church. I’m sure everyone is going to miss her a lot. It was nice knowing her. Take care. Mollie

  2. I’ll miss her kind words. She was a very good listener & a dear friend. It will be hard to find another person like her.

  3. To Jocelyn and Clifford – It is with great sadness to have heard of your mom’s passing. I remember your mom well…..what a wonderful lady! I was wondering why I haven’t seen your mom here on Kauai. I didn’t know that she went to the mainland. May God Bless you all with peace in your heart and may He surround you with good and happy memories. With Much Aloha! Suzette Momohara (Your long time friend from Kalaheo, Kauai)

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