ALBANY- Kazuko K. Elze "Rose", 87, passed away on February 1, 2019 at home.
She was born on April 25, 1931 daughter of the late Gonoshe Kameda and Matsuko Sasaki in Japan.
Kazuko enjoyed visiting with friends and family. She was always happiest being with people. She also enjoyed travel. She was a devoted wife and mother. Kazuko adored her 2 grandchildren Robert and David and cherished her role as a grandmother. She will be dearly missed.
She was predeceased by her husband Robert P. Elze.
She is survived by her son, William R. Elze (Sun); 2 grandchildren, Robert Elze and David Elze; best friends, Kazuko and Roger Heeran and their daughter Mayumi and many other extended relatives and friends.
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 from 4:00-6:00pm at New Comer Cremations & Funerals, 343 New Karner Rd., Albany, NY 12205. Graveside services will be private.