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[Marin County Obit Board]


Posted by Cathy Gowdy on Monday, April 06, 2020 at 12:23:47 :

Marin Independent Journal
Tuesday, December 18, 1990

William A. Toba
Retired gardener

William A. Toba of San Rafael died Friday, Dec. 14, 1990, at home.

He was 70.

Mr. Toba was a native of Stockton.

He spent much of his youth in Japan, returning to graduate from Commerce High School in San Francisco.

Along with many other Japanese-Americans, Mr. Toba was interned at Tanforan during World War II and later lived at the Topaz relocation camp.

He moved to Marin County in 1945.

Mr. Toba was self-employed as the proprietor of a landscaping and gardening business. He retired in 1976.

He was a member and past president of the Marin Gardeners Association.

After his retirement, Mr. Toba spent time creating and tending bonsai gardens.

Survivors include his wife, Misayo Toba of San Rafael; two sons, Wayne Toba and Roger Toba, both of San Rafael; and a brother, Mitsuru Toba.

A memorial service will be at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Buddhist Temple of Marin in Mill Valley.

Inurnment will be private.

The family prefers memorial gifts to any local charity.

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A paid death notice in the same paper also mention his sister-in-law Akiko Toba.



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