Morihiro Saito Shihan’s 17th Anniversary Memorial Service
Late MORIHIRO SAITO SHIHAN
March 3, 1928 ~ May 13, 2002
The 17th Anniversary Memorial Service
May 6, 2018
Shinshin Aiki Shurenkai Dojo
Iwama-Town, Kasama-city, Ibaraki-prefecture,
Hitohira Jukucho, the eldest son of Morihiro Shihan, putting a finishing touch in the preparation of a “kagezen (a meal for an absent person or the deceased)” for late Morihiro Shihan with sake before the Naori Kai, a gathering after the Memorial Service.
Yasuhiro Saito Sensei, a son of Hitohira Jukucho, has been bestowed upon & hence inherited the name of Morihiro as the 2nd generation.
With Hitohira Jukucho and his wife Hisako Sensei in front of the Aiki Shrine, after the Memorial Service
A view of the Aiki Shrine from the Shurenkai Dojo.
Please read the article I wrote about my final meeting with late Saito Shihan to
bid him farewell. http://www.nippon-kan.org/tribute-to-morihiro-saito-shihan/