Kaoru (Yuriko) S. Willard passed away peacefully Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016. She was predeceased by her husband of 54 years, John K. Willard.
She is survived by her daughter, Karen M. Brooks; son, Douglas A. (Sally) Willard; granddaughters, Michaela Brooks, Sydney Brooks, and Meghan Willard; and grandson, James Willard.
The Willard family resided on Grand Island for many years through 1990.
A private internment was held on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, at the South Florida National Cemetery in Palm Beach County, Florida.