Hatsue Braddock, age 90, passed away on October 17, 2019, and is now at peace from Alzheimer’s. She was born on February 19, 1929 in Minamiazumi-gun, Nagano Prefecture in Japan as eldest daughter of Shigeo and Tsunako Uchida. In 1965 she married US Navy Electronics Technician James Everett Braddock in Tokyo, settled in California, and adopted their daughter in 1969.
Hatsue is survived by her daughter Nigel Rosemary Harmon, son-in-law Luther James Harmon Jr., stepdaughter Brittany Harmon, brothers Tsugio and Fumio, and sisters Sachiko, Fumiko, Hisako, and Ayako, and sister-in-law Mary Crow. All brothers and sisters still reside in Nagano Prefecture, Japan. Hatsue was preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, James Everett Braddock, and brother Tsuneo.
A viewing and remembrance will take place on Thursday, October 24th from 4 to 8PM at Legacy Funeral & Creation Care, 7043 University Ave, La Mesa, California 91942. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery San Diego in the Mausoleum, St. Alberts Court. The Harmon family would like to extend our gratitude to Steven and Meutia Tenenbaum and their staff at Tenenbaum Villa for their loving care for Hatsue during her final years.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Cure Alzheimer’s Fund (CAF) at https://curealz.org/