Ayako Yamada, 92 years, died May 15, 2014.
Beloved wife of the late Richard H. Loving mother of Diana (Walter) Kitajima, Richard (Kathy) Yamada, Elaine (Don Macaulay) Yamada and Robert (Patricia) Yamada; fond sister of Suyeko (late Jon) Nakagi, Sadako (late Gus) Nakagawa, Masako (late Fred) Kato, late Giichi (Joy) Yoshida, Yoshiko (late Shim) Kawaguchi; devoted grandmother of Ann (Matthew Knudsen) Kitajima, Lynn (Arthur Okada) Kitajima, Amy (Jefffrey Florando) Kitajima, Reiko (Robert) King, Douglas Yamada, Katie Poremba, Allie Poremba, Emily Poremba, and Nicholas Poremba; great-grandmother of Dexter and Leo Knudsen, Yumiko and Kimiko Florando, and Vivian and Andrew King.
Memorial visitation Friday May 23, 2014 at 4:00 PM followed by memorial service at 7:00 PMat Lakeview Funeral Home 1458 W Belmont Ave. Chicago, IL 60657
Interment private. For info 773-472-6300 or www.lakeviewfuneralhome.com