April 24, 2010
COLUMBUS — Shizuko “Shi-Shi” Mravich, 66, died April 24, 2010, at her home. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Okinawa, Japan. Lowndes Funeral Home in Columbus is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Mravich was born March 10, 1944, in Okinawa, Japan, to Saburo and Tomi Miyagi Matayoshi. A Buddhist, she lived in Columbus for the past 25 years. She retired from the food service industry at Columbus Air Force Base after 16 years. She was preceded in death by her sister, Setsuko. In addition to her parents she is survived by her husband, Micheal L. Mravich, of Columbus; daughters, Barbara M. Vlahakis, of Las Vegas, and Vanessa K. Mravish, of Allentown, Pa.; brothers, Katsuo and Morio, both of Okinawa, Japan, and sisters, Tsutae, Tomoko and Kiyomi, all of Okinawa, Japan.