Deceased: April 23, 2012
Memorial Visitation: Sunday, April 29, 2012 3pm until Memorial Service following
Midori Yamamoto, age 93, passed away on Monday, April 23, after 6 months of home hospice care. She was born in 1918 in Walnut Grove, CA and married Harry Yamamoto in Salinas, CA in 1942. Later in 1942, she and her husband were interned in Poston, AZ where her son, Glenn, was born in 1943. The family relocated to Chicago, where daughter, Joyce, was born in 1944. She raised her family in Chicago and worked as a seamstress in their family owned dry cleaning business. She spent her later years in Skokie and Palatine. She was predeceased by her husband, Harry, in 1976. She is survived by her brother, Gary (Aggie) Hirotsu, her son, Glenn (Linda) Yamamoto, daughter, Joyce (Ronald) Yoshino, grandsons Michael (Kimberly) Yamamoto and Brian Yamamoto, granddaughters Christina (Deron) Klubertanz and Jamie (David) Swanson, great grandsons Joshua, Brandon, Brady, and Bryson Yamamoto and great granddaughter Lia Midori Swanson. Visitation will be at Lakeview Funeral Home, 1458 West Belmont, Chicago, on Sunday, April 29 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM. A memorial service will follow the visitation at 5:00 PM. An alternate service will be held on Tuesday, May 1, at Holy Family Parish, 2515 West Palatine Road, Inverness, IL. Visitation will be from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM followed by a mass at 6:30 PM.