Mary Takagi, wife of the Rev. Alpha Takagi, died on Sunday, March 3, 2013. She is survived by her husband; two sons: Paul Takagi of San Luis Obispo and James Takagi of San Francisco; two daughters: Naomi Yamagata of Templeton and Mary Joyce Yoshimura of San Luis Obispo; six grandchildren and one great grandchild.
There will be two memorial services with the first to be held on April 6, 11:00 a.m., at Centenary United Methodist Church, 300 S. Central Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90013. The Rev. Mark Nakagawa will preside. The second is scheduled for April 13th, 1:00 p.m., at the San Luis Obispo United Methodist Church, 1515 Fredericks St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405. The Rev. Rick Uhls will preside.
Alpha and Mary spent time in both the California Pacific and Pacific Northwest Conferences before coming to California-Nevada in 1963. In this Conference they served the Dinuba and Palo Alto: Aldersgate churches before retiring in 1984.
Memorial gifts may be sent in Mary's name to the San Luis Obispo United Methodist Church Building Fund, 1515 Fredericks St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405.