Ichishita nee Inano, Haru "Helen"
Haru "Helen" Ichishita
Deceased: June 2, 2012
Memorial Visitation: Saturday, June 30, 2012 1pm until 3pm at the Church of Christ, Presbyterian, 5846 N. Spaulding, Chicago, followed by a Memorial Service at 3pm
Haru (Helen) Ichishita, nee Inano, age 99, passed away peacefully Sat. June 2. She was born in 1913 in Courtland, Ca. She was interned in Ht. Mountain, Wy. Relocation camp from 1941 to 1945 with her husband, George. She was predeceased by husband, George, in 1976. She has now reunited with him. She was the loving mother of George (Dianne), Faith (dec.) Douglas (Carmen), David (Iantha) Elaine (Mickey). Fond Grandmother to Heather (Marc) Nobuhata, Kristin (Andy) Park, Wesley Ichishita, Iris (Brian) Risdon, Lynn (Mike) Gaffney, John Ichishita. She took special delight in great grandchildren, Alyssa and Sophie Park, Kyle and Kaitlyn Nobuhata and Piper Gaffney.
A private, family service was held on June 7. A memorial service will be held at the Church of Christ, Presbyterian, 5846 N. Spaulding, Chicago, IL on June 30, 2012. Visitation will be from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. followed by a service at 3:00. In lieu of flowers, donations in Haru's name may be made to the Church of Christ, Presbyterian or the Japanese American Service Committee. For information 773-472-6300 or www.lakeviewfuneralhome.com