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November 2021, Volume 71, Issue 10

JOHN NAKANO

John passed away peacefully on October 28, 2021, at the age of 96.

John retired from Boeing after 35 years of service with the last assignment as a boat mechanic for the hydrofoils. He and his family were incarcerated during World War II at Minidoka War Relocation Center near Jerome, Idaho. He served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in the US Army during World War II.

John was predeceased by his wife Lillian, and five younger brothers and sisters. He is survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins. The family would like to thank the staff at Merrill Gardens at Renton Centre, Kennydale Golden Age Adult Family Home, and Evergreen Hospice for caring for him over the last few years of his life.