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Internment Remembrance Memorial Site: Notable Deaths & Obituaries

The most viewed memorials & obituaries in the Internment Remembrance Memorial Site.

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LOS ANGELES - Actor Pat Morita, whose portrayal of the wise and dry-witted Mr. Miyagi in "The Karate Kid" earned him an Oscar nomination, has died. He was 73. Morita died Thursday at his home in Las Vegas of natural causes, said his wife of 12 years, Evelyn. She said in a statement that her husband, who first rose to fame with a role on "Happy Days," had "dedicated his entire life to acting and comedy." In 1984, he appeared in the role that would define his career and spawn countless...
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BETHESDA, Md. (AP) - Democratic Rep. Robert T. Matsui of California, who spent time in an internment camp for Japanese-Americans as an infant during World War II and went on to serve 26 years in Congress, has died of complications from a rare disease, his family said Sunday. Matsui, 63, died Saturday night at the National Naval Medical Center in this Washington suburb. Matsui juggled political and policy roles during more than a quarter-century in Congress. He was the chairman of...
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HONOLULU (AP) — A World War II veteran whose effort to vote from his deathbed inspired thousands has died a week after casting his final ballot. Frank Tanabe passed away peacefully Wednesday at the Honolulu home of his daughter, where he's been in hospice treatment for the past few weeks after being diagnosed with an inoperable cancer tumor in his liver. He was 93. His daughter Barbara Tanabe said she put the American flag up outside the home to mark the day for him and their family. ...
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George Sato Obituary (stltoday)

Sato, George M.D. beloved pediatrician for...

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Frank Yatsu Obituary (DignityMemorial)

Frank Michio Yatsu, aged 79, died peacefully in...

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Iwao Takamoto Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Iwao Takamoto, the animator...

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Josephine Paular Obituary (SacBee)

PAULAR, Josephine S. Born February 20, 1932,...

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Tommy Kono Obituary (AP News)

Tommy Kono, an Olympic champion weightlifter,...

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June COATS Obituary (SacBee)

She was born June Junko Kojima on June 19,...

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Harold Onishi Obituary (Columbian)

HAROLD HIROSHI ONISHI May 12, 1929 ~...

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Marian Hara Obituary (Oregon)

Hara, Marian 82 Sept. 09, 1929 May 18, 2012 No...