Tomiko Eleanor Shimojima
Deceased: November 10, 2012
Memorial Visitation: Saturday, November 24, 2012 12noon until 2pm followed by service at 2 p.m., Christ Church of Chicago, 6047 N. Rockwell St.
Tomiko Eleanor Shimojima passed away peacefully on Nov. 10, 2012, at age 92. Tomi was the beloved wife of the late George and loving mother of Anne (Jonathan Friedman); dear sister of the late Masato, Mamoru, Katsumi (Kaneshige), Elsie (Murashige), Tadashi, and Harry; cherished aunt to many. Tomi was born on a sugar plantation in Haiku, Maui, grew up in Honolulu, and moved to Chicago in 1948 to marry. She worked as a secretary at S.H. Arnolt, Turtlewax, and Arthur Andersen accounting firm. After retirement Tomi earned a B.A. in philosophy, Magna Cum Laude, from Loyola University. Memorial visitation on Saturday, Nov. 24 from 12 – 2 p.m. followed by service at 2 p.m., Christ Church of Chicago, 6047 N. Rockwell St., Chicago, IL 60659. Memorial donations may be made to Christ Church of Chicago. For info Lakeview Funeral Home 773-472-6300 or www.lakeviewfuneralhome.com.