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500 people attend Wally Yonamine’s funeral services in Hawaii

by on Mar.06, 2011 @ 4:23 pm, under Other

About 500 people attended Wally Yonamine's funeral service in Honolulu on the 5th (Hawaii time).  His younger brother Ken spoke at the services and video montage of his career was also shown.  Mr. Yonamine's eldest son Paul also spoke on behalf of his family.

A memorial service will also be held in Tokyo on March 22nd at 1:30pm at St. Ignatius Church (Chiyoda-ku, Koujimachi 6-5-1).

FWIW: here's a link to an obituary published by the Associated Press.  There's also a nice NY Times article here.