OBITUARY: Minoru “Min” Ikeda

Minoru “Min” Ikeda

Nov. 27, 1934 – March 11, 2022

IKEDA, MINORU MIN passed away peacefully after a short bout with cancer at the Palo Alto VA Hospital. A graduate of Lincoln High School in San Jose and an US Army veteran, he worked for Mayfair/Sun Garden Packing Company for over 30 years. He was a long-time bowler with the Nisei Leagues bowling out of Fiesta Lanes, Oakridge Lanes, and 4th Street Bowl. He is survived by his daughter Kristine Ikeda Tokunaga (Ron) of San Diego, son Bruce Kirk Ikeda of San Jose, and grandson Sean Minoru Tokunaga. He is also survived by his brother Sus Ikeda (Sadako) of Santa Clara and sisters Sumi Nakamura of Monterey, Sachi Ikeda of San Jose, and Kaz Nose of San Jose. He was predeceased by his parents Isao and Masa Ikeda, wife Lillie Yuriko Ikeda, brother Joe Ikeda(Chiye), and brothers-in-law Kei Nakamura and Henry Nose. Min will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him. He fulfilled so many roles during his lifetime including husband, father, grandfather, brother, brother-in-law, and friend. Private family services have been held.

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