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May 27, 2022

Robert Yoshida

Robert Yoshida died on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 after a brief illness. He was 90.

Mr. Yoshida lived in Watsonville his entire life except when his family was relocated to Poston, Ariz. during World War II, and when he was drafted to serve in the Korean War. After being honorably discharge from service, he began working for the Watsonville Post Office, and retired after 35 years working for the postal service. 

He loved living in Watsonville, especially going salmon fishing off of Moss Landing’s coast. He enjoyed spending his time with his family, especially with his grandchildren. He was an active member of Westview Presbyterian Church.

Mr. Yoshida is survived by his wife, Jane Yoshida; his sons, Rick (Linda) Yoshida, and Ted (Yumiko) Yoshida; his brother, Shoichi (Kaz) Yoshida; sisters, Nancy Lee, and Yoshie (John) Wong; three grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Wataru and Hatsue Yoshida; his brother, Tom Yoshida; and sisters, Haruko and Leslie Yoshida.

In lieu of flowers, family prefer donations toward Westview Presbyterian Church or your favorite charity.

Mr. Yoshida’s memorial service will be held on Aug. 4 at 2 p.m. at Westview Presbyterian Church , 118 1st St., Watsonville.

Arrangements have been entrusted in the care of The Carroll Family of Ave Maria Memorial Chapel,


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