IWAMOTO HisakoPosted: May 18th, 2013
1929 – Mission, BC 2013 – Calgary, AB Following a brief illness, Hisako Iwamoto (Konno), passed away in Calgary on May 15, 2013.
Born in Mission, BC on March 27, 1929 she moved to Southern Alberta with her family in 1944. She married Masayoshi Iwamoto in 1950 and raised their family in Iron Springs. Upon retirement, they moved to Coalhurst where they resided until 2001. Following Mas’ passing, Hisako moved to Calgary. Hisako, a wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother leaves to mourn her children, Larry (Lynne) Iwamoto, Joy (Kim) Hanson, Rob Iwamoto, Wendy (Henry) Van Nistelrooy, Dean Iwamoto; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She is survived by one sister Ann Konno; and two brothers Akira (Chick) and Naozo (Marie) Konno. She was predeceased by her husband Masayoshi; granddaughter Adrienne; brothers Katsushige and Tsutomu Konno; and sister Sachiko Ikebuchi. A Celebration of Hisako’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E. Calgary, AB) on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. with a viewing prior at 1:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. In living memory of Hisako Iwamoto, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. CALGARY, AB Telephone: 1-800-661-1599. You may wish to email your family and friends to let them know that the above obituary may be viewed online at: www.mcinnisandholloway.com