In memory of
Grace Kazuko Yamaguchi Kimoto May 16, 1928 - October 13, 2016 Grace was born in Turlock, CA May 16, 1928 to Tomoichiro and Masu Yamaguchi. She was a graduate of Vincent Grammar School, attended and graduated Amache, Colorado during relocation of Japanese in WWII, Modesto Junior College and attended San Francisco State, graduated Stanislaus State University with a degree in Education. She proudly taught at Winton Elementary School for 34 years. Her passing October 13 brought sadness to the community and family. Grace is survived by her husband "Willie" William and son William Duane and by two of nine siblings Ken Yamaguchi, Aileen Yamaguchi , many nephews and nieces. Well traveled, she was active in many organization including CalRte, Winton VFW Auxiliary Post 7792, Delta Kappa Gamma, Japanese American Citizen League, Winton and Merced Historical,Cal Berkeley's California Service Leader, Castle Museum and many works within the Methodist Church including Merced Wesley House for UC & Merced College, the Vintage Garden Assisted Living Foundation, the Tomodachi Gakko, a cultural school, and singing in Japanese language karaoke. Visitation will be Oct 21, 2016, 3PM - 8PM at Ivers & Alcorn Funeral Home, Atwater CA. Memorial Service will be held on Oct 28, 2016, 11AM at Livingston United Methodist Church, Livingston CA. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Livingston United Methodist Church. www.cvobituaries.com
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