OBITUARY: Harry Takeshi Nakamura

NAKAMURA, HARRY TAKESHI, 91, a long-time resident of San Francisco, passed away peacefully on October 30, 2016.

Harry was born February 16, 1925 in Alameda, California. He attended Washington Union High School until the issuance of Executive Order 9066 during World War II in 1942. He was interned briefly at Tanforan Assembly Center, in San Bruno, and was later moved to the Central Utah Relocation Center, Topaz.

While at Tanforan, and then Topaz, he met the love of his life Florence Yoshiye Miho, whom he would later marry. They were wed on June 6, 1948 in San Francisco, and married almost 60 years until Florence passed away in 2007.

Following World War II, Harry moved to San Francisco and through the WRA obtained a job with the United States Postal Service where he worked for 38 years until his retirement.

Harry is survived by his daughter, Sharen N. Langewisch of Danville, CA; his son, Scott (Sandy) Nakamura, of San Carlos, CA; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Harry will be remembered by his family and friends for his quiet disposition and loving manner. He will be greatly missed.

A private service was held.

In lieu of flowers kindly consider a donation to:

Kokoro Assisted Living, 1881 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94109

Kimochi, Inc, 1715 Buchanan Street, San Francisco, CA 94115

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