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May 2020, Volume 70, Issue 5

Hank M. Nishimura

Hank was born on February 20, 1923 and passed away on April 3, 2020. He was the third of seven children born to Genya and Fumi Nishimura. Hank was in the 442nd RCT and MIS unit. He was stationed in the Philippine Islands during WW2. He married Toshiko Onoda on May 1, 1944. After the war, he and Toshiko settled back in Seattle, where Hank worked for the US Postal Service until his retirement in 1980.

Toshiko went to heaven in 2006. Hank is survived by four children: Frank (Naomi), Paul, Nancy (Ronnie), and Michael (Irma); 9 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. Hank was deeply loved and will be missed by his family and friends. In lieu of flowers or gifts, please donate to a charity of your choice.