Hafemeister Funeral Home And Cremation Service
Yoshiko Isono Witt
Service: September 25, 2014
Yoshiko Isono Witt
Yoshiko Isono Witt, 78, of Watertown, WI passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday morning, September 16, 2014.
Yoshiko Isono was born in Miyako, Japan on October 24, 1935. She was preceded in death by her parents, Yoshihiko and Fuku Isono, as well as two brothers and a sister. She is survived by her sister, Takako Ito of Miyako, Japan as well as several nieces.
She attended two years of finishing school in Japan in 1956 and was a skilled seamstress. On December 10, 1959, she married Larry D. Witt in Sapporo, Japan. The couple then moved to the United States.
Yoshiko had been employed as a waitress at Benihana Restaurant in Memphis, TN for over 20 years. During her residencies in both Memphis and Millington, TN, she made some life-long friends that became like family to her. She thoroughly enjoyed playing cards and bowling. Some of her most cherished times were spent with closest friends; Masame Casperson, Fujiko Toth, Chieko Jennings, Kumiko Pilgrim,Yuki Schaefer, and Bobbi Simeona .
She is survived by her loving husband, Larry Witt of Watertown, WI; four children, Mark (Lisa) Witt of Huber Heights, OH; Angela Randolph (Randy Moulder) of Blue Springs, MO; Timothy (Peggy) Witt of Oak Grove, MO (and extended family in that area); Ken (Laura) Witt of Watertown; Five grandchildren to which of whom all lovingly referred to her as “Baba;” Sarah and Monica Randolph, Kyle & Kara Witt and Jaxson Witt.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society, please.
**NO SERVICE WILL BE HELD** Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.
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