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 Albert Shigeyuki Yoshikawa

Albert Shigeyuki Yoshikawa

Birth
Sacramento County, California, USA
Death 2 Nov 2012 (aged 90)
Salinas, Monterey County, California, USA
Burial Newcastle, Placer County, California, USA
Memorial ID 100377258 · View Source
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Albert Shigeyuki Yoshikawa
4/8/1922 - 11/2/2012


Albert Shigeyuki Yoshikawa of Newcastle, Calif., died peacefully November 2, 2012, at the age of 90 in Salinas.
Albert was born in Sacramento on April 8, 1922, to Yoshizo and Shizuyo Yoshikawa. He had two brothers, Benjamin and Robert and four sisters, Toshiko, Miwako, Takako, and Hiroko. Albert grew up in Hiroshima, Japan, with his grandparents between the ages of six and 19. He returned to Newcastle in 1941 and was interned at Tule Lake Internment Camp during World War II. Albert and his wife ran their fruit orchard business in Newcastle for 56 years. He was regarded as a prominent figure among the local Japanese-American and farming communities. Albert was an active member and a leader of the Placer Buddhist Church in Penryn. It brought him tremendous joy to be involved with numerous church club activities. In 2007 Albert and his wife moved to Salinas. In retirement Albert enjoyed going to baseball games, catching up with long-time friends and relatives, and being with family.
Albert is survived by his wife of 61 years, Michiko; his son Michael and his wife Keiko; his son Frank's wife Yvonne and their children Devin and Nicol; his daughter Miki; his son Daniel and his wife Tasmia; and countless relatives, friends, and well-wishers.
A family service was held on November 4, 2012, in Salinas. A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. November 11, 2012, at the Placer Buddhist Church in Penryn.

Published in Gold Country Media Newspapers from November 7 to November 8, 2012 .


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  • Created by: Glenda Ragan
  • Added: 8 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100377258
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Albert Shigeyuki Yoshikawa (8 Apr 1922–2 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100377258, citing Newcastle Cemetery, Newcastle, Placer County, California, USA ; Maintained by Glenda Ragan (contributor 47164677) .