Former St. Louis JACL Board of Directors member, Joe Yokota, passed away July 10, 2021 at age 94. Mr. Yokota was a longtime McDonnell Douglas engineer and resident of Hazelwood, Missouri. For many years Joe was the chairperson for the annual Japanese Festival setup and teardown committee at the Missouri Botanical Garden. Visitation and memorial service will be held on July 17, 2021 at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 808 N. Mason Road, beginning at 10:00 am.
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