Harry K. Fukuhara
Harry K. Fukuhara

FUKUHARA, HARRY K., 95, formerly of San Jose, CA, passed away on April 8, 2015, at the Hi’Olani Care Center at Kahala Nui, Honolulu, Hawai‘i. Beloved husband of the late Teruko “Terry” Fukuhara, and is survived by his children Shary (Jim) Fukuhara-Hashimoto, Mark (Mona) Fukuhara, Brian P. Fukuhara, and Pam (Wray) Tsuzaki, and 8 grandchildren. Harry was born in Seattle, Wash. on January 1, 1920 and served 48 years in active military and civil service for the U.S. Army. Harry supported many social chapters of the Nisei Community including JACL, MIS NorCal, and NJAHS. He was recognized for his career contributions with the induction into the U.S. Army Military Intelligence Hall of Fame in 1988 and was given the honor of Distinguished Member of the Military Intelligence Corp in 1993. In 1990, Harry received the 3rd Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon from the Emperor of Japan and the President’s Award for Distinguished Federal Civilian Service from President Bush.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 9, 2015, at 11am, at the Willow Glen Funeral Chapel, 1039 Lincoln Avenue, San Jose, CA, 95125 (408) 295-6446. A military funeral with Honor Guard will be held at 11:00am on Monday, May 11, 2015 at the Golden Gate National Cemetery located at 1300 Sneath Lane, San Bruno, CA, 94006 (650) 589-7737.
After the memorial service, a reception and celebration of Harry’s life will be held at Ocean Delight, 5400 Monterey Road, San Jose, CA, 95111 (408) 281-3838. For further information please contact Brian P. Fukuhara, e-mail address: bfukuhar@cisco.com, (408) 859-2957.

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