Fred Susumu Fukumoto, 88 years old, passed away on Feb. 28, in Las Vegas,
Nev. Born Feb. 19, 1922 in Gardena, Calif., Fred was a 29 year resident of
Las Vegas, Nev. where he lived with his lovely wife of 66 years, Hanako
Fred was instrumental in forming the Las Vegas Buddhist Sangha in December
of 1981 and was actively involved in the Las Vegas Japanese American
community. Along with his wife, Fred is survived by his children, Fred
(Gwen) Fukumoto, Barbara Kinkade, and Bob (Sue) Fukumoto; grandchildren,
Lynn (Marty) Dong, Carrie (Mike) Ishimitsu, Joey Fukumoto, Lauren (Gerald)
Wong, and Kristi (Matt) Watkins; 6 great-grandchildren and his
sister-in-law, Alice M. Fukumoto.
Services will be held on Saturday, March 27 at 1 p.m. at Palm Mortuary,
7400 W. Cheyenne, Las Vegas, NV 89129.