Thomas Tetsuji Machida

Funeral service for Thomas Tetsuji Machida, 86, an Elk Grove-born Nisei and veteran of the Korean Conflict who passed away in Arcadia on June 23 after a prolonged illness, will be held on Friday, June 29, 7:30 p.m. at the Evergreen Baptist Church of San Gabriel Valley, 323 Workman Mill Road, La Puente. www.fukuimortuary.com
He is survived by his sons, Dr. Curtis A. (Cynthia) of Portland Oregon and Dr. Brian K. (Carolyn) Machida; grandchildren, Cerina (John) Griffin, Aimee Teruko and Tommy Eichi; sister, Lillian Niizawa; sisters-in-law, Ayako Machida of Oregon and Shizuko Machida of Japan; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.