Toshiko Alice Tameno

January 25, 1919February 7, 2013


Toshiko Alice Tameno passed away peacefully on February 7, 2013. Alice Kagayama was born January 25, 1919 to Umakichi and Yoshina Niyama Kagayama. Alice had three sisters and one brother, Kiyoko Kagayama; Haruko Kagayama, Pat Kagayama Kojima and Bill Kagayama. Alice and George met in Tule Lake Relocation Center in 1942 and they were married in 1943. They had six sons together: David (Kazuyo) Tameno, Stan (Maureen) Tameno, Gary Tameno, Ron (Pam) Okubo, Mike (Linda) Tameno and Don Tameno. Grandchildren: Richard (Jamie) Tameno, Christopher Tameno, Kenneth Tameno, Rodney Tameno, Stephan Tameno, Stephanie Okubo, and Julia Tameno. Great Grandchildren: Olivia and Emilie Alice Tameno. Besides being an excellent cook and housekeeper Alice enjoyed many hobbies such as knitting, crocheting, silver smithing, Japanese Bunka, fishing, mushroom hunting and working in her vegetable garden. She also enjoyed the family gatherings with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband George, sisters Kiyoko and Haruko, brother Bill and son David. A Celebration of Life Ceremony will be held at Sunset Hills Memorial Funeral Home at 5:30 PM on Friday February 15, 2013. The family asked that in lieu of flowers to please make a donation in Alice’s memory to the Virginia Mason Foundation PO Box 1930 D1-MF Seattle, WA 98111-1930 or to a charity of your choice.


  • Celebration of Life Friday, February 15, 2013

Toshiko Alice Tameno

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Gail Inaba

May 17, 2013

Michael & Family, I'm so very sorry for the loss of your mother. She was such a sweet caring mom! I will always remember her smile....thinking of you and your family during this difficult time!

Lt Col Michael Yaguchi, USAF (Ret)

February 18, 2013

Very sorry for your loss.

February 18, 2013

Hello Stan, Maureen, Richard, and Chris --- We were so sorry to hear about your Mother's (Grandmother's) passing. Although we only met her a couple of time, she was clearly a sweet lady who was loved very much by her family and friends. She lived a wonderfully long life and we pray that your happy memories will help you through this time of grief. God bless and thinking of you, Helen/Joe/Sarah/Angela

Bea Kagayama

February 15, 2013

Sending Deepest Sympathy and love to each of you.
God bless each of you as you go through this time of grief.
Love The Kagayama Family
Auntie Bea, Greg, Lorrie and Scott

February 15, 2013

Time has gone by too fast, the past 60 years of knowing and loving nehsan, We have loved and admired Alyce so much. and we will miss her. I am so sorry that none of my family are able to make the services, Lorrie is on her way to San Diego with Katie to meet the new son in law, Scott could not get off work and Auntie could not make it by herself. Deepest Sympathy, I love all of you and Blessings. From Uncle Bills family.

February 14, 2013

I'm sorry to hear about your Grandmother's passing. I'm praying for peace and comfort for you and your family.
Dawn McCorkle (Murphy)