Mutsu Mori

Mutsu Mori, 100, of Oak Harbor, died Dec. 6, 2002 at Whidbey Island Manor.

Mrs. Mori was born in Niigata, Japan, on Aug. 11, 1902, to Kimitaro Saito and Yoshie Tanaka. She moved to the United States and married Fukutaro Mori in 1921. They lived in the Greater Los Angeles area for many years. Mrs. Mori moved to Whidbey Island in February 1994 to be near her daughter.

She is survived by her daughter Kimi Shipley and husband Bud of Oak Harbor and son Bruce Sakae Mori and wife Frances of Chino Hills, Calif.; five grandchildren, Brad Mori of Chino Hills, Calif., Terri Klein and husband Mark of Roseburg, Ore., David Shipley and wife Karen of Oak Harbor, Michael Shipley and wife Kaeko of Singapore and Amy Shipley of Singapore; and two great-granddaughters, Madison and Emily Shipley. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1974, and by a grandson, Bruce Mori, who died in 1968 in action in Vietnam.

Private inurnment will be held at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Glendale, Calif. Arrangements by Burley Funeral Chapel.

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