OBITUARY: Carnegie “Carney” Ouye Sr.

OUYE SR., CARNEGIE “CARNEY,” was born on February 11, 1921, in Acampo, Calif. He passed away on December 20, 2009, at age 88, in Sacramento, Calif.

He was preceded in death by parents Kenichi and Sada, brothers Norman, Harold, Fred and Raymond, and sister Alice Taniguchi. He is survived by his wife Grace “Soupie” Ouye, son Carnegie Ouye Jr., daughter-in-law Monica Siewert, daughter Carey Ouye Yamanaka of Sacramento, grandson Kellen Yamanaka of Rhode Island and granddaughter Devin Yamanaka of Sacramento, and many loving nieces and nephews.

He worked for McClellan Air Force Base (Sacramento County) for 30 years. He was an active member of the Sacramento JACL and active with the government of the Presbyterian Church for over 30 years.

A memorial service was held on Dec. 27 at Parkview Presbyterian Church in Sacramento.

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