Saito, Toshiko

Deceased: October 31, 2012

Service Information:

Memorial Visitation: Sunday, December 2, 2012 1pm and Service at 1:30pm at Buddhist Temple of Chicago, 1151 West Leland Ave.
Interment: Private


Toshiko Saito, age 82, wife of the late Rinban Gyoko Toshiaki Saito, died peacefully at home on October 31, 2012. Mother of Shin Saito, Dawn Akemi Saito and Maya Chin. Grandmother to Max Akira Saito-Rosenberg, Brett Yuichi Saito and Naomi Renée Saito. Sister to Taizo and Reizo Yoshida. Daugher to Fumio and Toyo Yoshida. Toshiko persevered in support of her duties at every temple she was assigned from Chicago to Los Angeles to Honolulu while working professionally as a senior accountant at several major firms. She eventually settled in Gardena, California, and moved to Chicago in her later years. Memorial visitation December 2 at 1:00pm and service at 1:30pm will be held the Buddhist Temple of Chicago, 1151 West Leland Ave, Chicago, IL 60640. For information 773-334-4661 or or 773-472-6300 or