Sam Isamu Shimane

A funeral service for Sam Isamu Shimane, 87-year-old, San Jose, Calif.-born Nisei, who passed away on Dec. 12, 2012, will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Gardena Valley Baptist Church, 1630 W. 158th St., Gardena.
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He is survived by his wife, Helene Shimane; children, Janice (Ed) Yamanaka, John (Nancy) and Jeffrey (Christine) Shimane; grandchildren, Megan and Patrick Yamanaka, Justin, Devin, and Caden Shimane; siblings, Alyce Ishimoto, Nellie Ishibashi, Kiyo (Mas) Tawa, Kaz Shimane, and Keiko (Shiro) Ono; sisters-in-law, Chiye Shimane and Jean (Dick) Enomoto; brothers-in-law, Ronald and Edward (Janet) Kamiya; also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives.