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Kiyoko Okimoto

Obituary for Kiyoko Okimoto

October 22, 1920 - October 7, 2020
McHenry, Illinois | Age 99

Loving Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother


Kiyoko Okimoto, age 99, of McHenry, passed away peacefully, Wednesday morning, October 7, 2020, at Fox Point Memory Care in McHenry. Kiyoko was born October 22, 1920, in Fresno, California, the daughter of Seiichi and Mitoyo (Wakada) Nakamura.

Kiyoko was born and raised on a farm in Fresno, California. She worked many years doing factory work, working hard to raise her family after her husband George Okimoto passed away. Kiyoko was an excellent cook and enjoyed crocheting and gardening. More than anything in this world, Kiyoko loved and adored her family. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Kiyoko is survived by her loving children: Margaret (Daniel) Burgess, Thomas (Susan) Okimoto, daughter-in-law Nancy (Powers) Okimoto, and Arlene Druding; 7 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and 1 brother.

In addition to her parents, Seiichi and Mitoyo Nakamura, and husband, George Okimoto; Kiyoko was preceded in death by her son-in-law, James Druding, and son-in-law Eduardo Fiorelli; 1 sister; and 3 brothers.

In following with Kiyoko's wishes, private family services will be held. In lieu of flowers please send your kind thoughts to the family in the digital guest book below.

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McHenry, IL 60050
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