Louise Misao Yamamoto, 89, of Lodi and formerly of Stockton, died March 24 in a local hospital. She was born Dec. 26, 1916, in California.
Mrs. Yamamoto was employed as a seamstress in alterations for 30 years. She was an active member of the Palo Alto Buddhist Church. She enjoyed fishing, crocheting, visits to the Jackson Rancheria and caring for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her sons, George Yamamoto, Jr., of Lincoln, and Dennis Yamamoto, of Stockton; daughters, Patricia Sato, of Fremont and Sandra Yamamoto, of Stockton; sister, Florence Nishiguchi, of San Jose; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George Yamamoto.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Cherokee Memorial Park, Highway 99 and Harney Lane.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 207 E. Alpine Ave., Stockton, CA 95204.
Cherokee Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
First published: Saturday, April 1, 2006