obituaries

  • Mary Urashima, who worked to preserve historic JA settlement, dies

    December 8, 2022 by Nichi Bei News

    Mary Urashima, who fought to preserve a historic Japanese American settlement in Huntington Beach, Calif., passed away Nov. 20 after a battle with cancer, the LAist reported. Over the last […] READ MORE

  • Keiko Matsuba

    December 8, 2022 by Nichi Bei News

    MATSUBA, KEIKO passed away peacefully on November 16th 2022, surrounded by her family. She was born in Nagasaki Japan and was the daughter of Chizuyo and Tsugio Fujii. She moved […] READ MORE

  • Marjorie Yoshiko Tsukamoto

    December 8, 2022 by Nichi Bei News

    TSUKAMOTO, MARJORIE “MARGIE” YOSHIKO was born on March 4, 1937 to Bunji and Toki Ikenoue in San Francisco, California. She passed away peacefully on November 1, 2022. Margie spent most […] READ MORE

  • William Isamu Mizono

    August 19, 2021 by Nichi Bei News

    MIZONO, WILLIAM ISAMU, beloved husband, father, uncle, grandfather and great-grandfather passed away peacefully at the age of 92, surrounded by his family on July 24, 2021 in Walnut Creek, California. […] READ MORE

  • OBITUARY: Emiko “Miki” Naito

    November 8, 2018 by Nichi Bei News

    NAITO, EMIKO “MIKI,” 85, of San Francisco, California passed away on Monday, October 29, 2018. Emiko was born August 16, 1933 in Madera, CA to Eisaku and Tomo Naito. She […] READ MORE

  • OBITUARY: Tetsuo “Tets” Ihara

    January 18, 2018 by Nichi Bei News

    IHARA, TETSUO “TETS,” 93, born on April 15, 1924 of San Francisco passed away surrounded by his loving family and friends on the morning of December 18, 2017. Tets was […] READ MORE

  • Obituary: Edith Kazue Tanaka

    January 4, 2018 by Nichi Bei News

    TANAKA, EDITH KAZUE, 92, passed away peacefully at her home in San Francisco on Dec. 7, 2017. She was born in Sacramento on July 31, 1925. She graduated from high […] READ MORE

  • Kazuo ‘Kay’ Hatsushi

    January 4, 2018 by Nichi Bei News

    HATSUSHI, KAZUO “KAY,” 86, a resident of Pleasanton since 1971, passed quietly surrounded by his family on Christmas Day, December 25, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 64 […] READ MORE

  • OBITUARY: Mike Yoshiaki Niimoto

    November 9, 2017 by Nichi Bei News

    NIIMOTO, MIKE YOSHIAKI, 87, passed away on October 24, 2017 in San Jose. Born in Hiroshima, Japan, he was in the flower growing business is San Jose for 34 years […] READ MORE

  • OBITUARY: Tom Yoshiteru Taniguchi

    July 6, 2017 by Nichi Bei News

    TANIGUCHI, TOM YOSHITERU, 96, entered into rest on June 22, 2017. Born June 19, 1921 in Fresno CA. Preceded in death by his wife Ruth of 55 years. Survived by […] READ MORE

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