Mrs. Marjory Sachiko Nakamura passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019 after a brief illness, she was born in Albuquerque, N.M. on Jan. 4, 1944 and was the third daughter of Akino and Henry Kanegae. She was preceded in death by her cherished husband Ronald.
She is survived by her sisters Ellen Agcaoili and Marilyn Izumita; brother Tom Kanegae; stepchildren David Nakamura and Lori Hirano; grandchildren Kelsey, Kyle, Olivia Nakamura, Christopher, and Lauren Hirono; and numerous nieces, nephews, and grandnieces and grandnephews whom she dearly loved and adored.
She began her adult life as a beautician, and then found her true passion and talent in arts and crafting which she did for family, friends, and craft fairs, where she was lovingly assisted by her niece Alison Kawashima.
Her true love was attending athletic events, especially basketball, of her “Kids.” Affectionately known as “Auntie Marji,” she will be missed by all who knew her.
A public viewing to say goodbye to Marji will be held on Saturday, Nov. 30, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Fukui Mortuary, 707 E. Temple St., Los Angeles.
A private family farewell will be announced later.
www.fukuimortuary.com (213) 626-0441