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Kazuko Barrera

Obituary for Kazuko Barrera

December 12, 1939 - August 3, 2020
San Antonio, Texas | Age 80


Kazuko Barrera, age 80, passed away on Monday, August 3, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born on December 12, 1939 in Kobe, Japan to Katzuji Fukuyama and Totuchiyo Toriuri. Kazuko grew up in Kyushu, Japan with her 7 siblings. She met her husband, Ramon Barrera, while he was stationed in Iwakuni, Japan. They married and moved to the states where she was blessed with seven children. Kazuko always thought of others before herself, and helped to raise 3 generations of Barrera children. In her free time, she loved to sew, cook, and tend her garden.

She was preceded in death by husband Ramon Barrera; sons Ray, John and Daniel Barrera; brothers Harumi and Shigatoshi Fukuyama; and sisters Michiyo Mitsuda and Emi Orlando. Kazuko is survived by her son David Barrera and his wife Beth Barrera, their son Zachary and his wife Catherine Stroud, and their daughter Hannah Barrera. Her daughter Linda Gonzales and her husband Danny Gonzales, their children Christina and Natalie Gonzales, great-grandchildren Sadie, Matthew and Lilianna; son Patrick Barrera; son Roy Barrera and his wife Jessa Barrera and their children Skylar and Ryker Barrera; her grandchildren Heather Lopez and her husband Cesar Lopez and their children Aiden, Logan and Morgan Lopez, Jennifer Allen and her husband Josh Allen, their children Jaxson and Lynx Allen; John Barrera Jr, Jerecho Barrera, Jeremiah Barrera. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name may be made to the Alzheimer's Association (

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