October 5, 1928 ~ July 6, 2009
Walter Sorakubo, beloved husband and father, passed away on July 6, 2009. He is survived by Arlene, his wife of 46 years and daughters, Liane and Stacy Choi (Tony), brothers Stanley (Nobuko) and William, sisters Florence Marks and Carol Freitas, and numerous relatives.
Walter was a long-time resident of Gardena but loved returning often to his place of birth, Honolulu, Hawaii. He served in the Army in the Korean War where he received a purple heart and was a dedicated veteran and active in organizations such as the Japanese American Korean War Veterans, Disabled American Veterans, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the 23rd Infantry Regiment.
He will be interned at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery in Kaneohe, Hawaii.
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