Sachiko Murakoshi Johnson was born on June 14, 1932, in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan, to her loving parents, Goro and Toshi Murakoshi. Her life was a testament to the courageous, creative, compassionate, and loving spirit she possessed. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who dedicated her life to her family. On June 2, 1959, she married the love of her life, James Johnson, and together they built a home filled with warmth and affection in Spring Lake, North Carolina.\n\nAs a devoted homemaker and mother, Sachiko's creativity shone through in everything she did. From her skill in preparing delicious traditional Japanese dishes to her artistic flair in decorating her home, her love for her family was evident in every detail. She was a steady source of warmth and support for her children, James and Linda, as they navigated life's challenges. In later years, Sachiko found great joy in her role as a grandmother and great-grandmother, sharing her wisdom, love, and life experiences with Taylor, Jonathan, Jaxson, Grayson, and Quinn.\n\nSachiko was preceded in death by her beloved husband, James, and her parents, Goro and Toshi Murakoshi. She is survived by her son James Johnson; her daughter Linda Thorning; her grandchildren Taylor and Jonathan Thorning; and her great-grandchildren Jaxson, Grayson, and Quinn Thorning. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, 30 May 2023, at 10:00 am EDT at Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery, located at 8220 Bragg Boulevard, Spring Lake, North Carolina, 28390.\n\nWe invite you to share your memories of Sachiko and upload photos to her memorial page, celebrating the life of this remarkable woman.