Deceased: July 27, 2016
Yosh Amino of Evanston, IL passed away on July 27, 2016 at the age of 88. He was a loving father and devoted husband of the late Pat Aiko Amino. Yosh is survived by a sister Yoshimi Ikeda; children Kimberly (Eric), Mitch (Dawna) and Jill (Mark); grandchildren Zachary, Casey, Connor, Mari, Brendon, Brooklynn, Mickey, Hali and Kati; and many dear extended relatives.
Yosh was born in Los Angeles, CA to Roy and Fumiko Amino and relocated to Chicago as a youth. He graduated from the Illinois Institute of Technology in 1953 and enjoyed a long career as a Professional Engineer. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a loyal Cubs fan. Above all, Yosh cherished his grandchildren, who brought him a great deal of joy, happiness and purpose during difficult times.
The family will have a private burial. Warm thoughts and prayers for Yosh are very much appreciated. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice or to the Veterans Affairs Great Lakes Health Care System (checks made payable to Lovell FHCC), North Chicago, Capt. James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center, 3001 Green Bay Road, North Chicago, IL 60064, or at www.lovell.fhcc.va.gov (click on “Volunteer or Donate”). So that the family may gratefully acknowledge your thoughtfulness, please include the following note with your donation: “In memory of Yosh Amino. Please send an additional acknowledgement to Kim Morton, 848 Dodge Ave. #314, Evanston, IL 60202.” Info – Lakeview Funeral Home, 773-472-6300 or www.LakeviewFuneralHome.com.