Yoneko S. Woods of Olathe died Monday, Feb. 13, 2012, at her home. She was 85.
At her request, no services will be held.
Mrs. Woods was born Dec. 2, 1926, in Kobe City, Japan, to Yoshikazu and Tomie (Takahashi) Shimaba. She spent her childhood and attended school in Japan.
She enjoyed painting and was a gifted seamstress. She lived in San Pedro, Calif., before moving to Olathe 10 years ago.
Mrs. Woods is survived by a daughter and her husband, Michell and Brian Pietak of Olathe; a brother, Seiji Shimaba of Japan; a sister, Taeko Sugimoto of Japan; three grandchildren, Garrett Pietak and his wife Stacy of Austin, Kyle Pietak and his wife Ashley, and Joshua Pietak, all of Olathe; and two great-grandchildren, Kyler Pietak and Brooke Pietak, both of Austin.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Hisao Shimaba; and a sister, Mikiko Shimakawa.
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Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory handled the arrangements.blog comments powered by Disqus