Don Yanagibashi

Don Yanagibashi

February 11, 1941 ~ January 9, 2019

Don H. Yanagibashi, 77, passed away on January 9, 2019. He was born in Santa Maria, CA. on February 11, 1941 to Masao and Taeko Yanagibashi. Don graduated from Ben Lomond High School in 1959.

He then went into the Army. After the Army Don met the love of his life Kathy Sharon Moran. They were married on January 31, 1975, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

He worked as an aircraft mechanic at Hill Air Force Base. Don enjoyed music, dancing and astronomy. He would take his grandkids to the senior center in order to teach them how to dance "rock 'n' roll". He also loved the outdoors, camping and fishing. He was a great dad and a wonderful grandfather who always put his family first. He always made sure everyone had their ducks lined up.

Don is survived by his son, Lee (Charleen), daughter Pam (Chris) Dreyer, grandchildren: Austin, Madison, and Peyton Dreyer and Kai Yanagibashi, Mother, Taeko Yanagibashi; brother, Bob Yanagibashi; sisters: Sally Yamaguchi, Kay (Jimmy) Watanabe and Naomi Yamashita, and niece Jennifer (Nate) Watanabe-Carter, nephew Shane Watanabe. He was preceded in death by his wife and his father.

Services entrusted to Lindquist's Ogden Mortuary.

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