Ben Yamada

Aug 9, 1921 – Jul 16, 2015


Ben Yamada

Ben Yamada was born August 9, 1921 in Laramie, Wyoming and died July 16, 2015 in Covington, Washington at the age of 93. 

Ben was the former owner of O’Brien Greenhouse in Kent Washington. 

Ben is survived by his wife Yoshiko Yamada, daughters Darlene Yamada, Karen Yamada, and Kristine Rehon, grandsons Travis, and Sean, and two great-grandchildren. 

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 1:00PM at White River Buddhist Temple, 3625 Auburn Way N, Auburn, WA 98002.


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