Fujio "Fudge" Shiogi
1921 - 2020
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Fujio "Fudge" Shiogi Fujio "Fudge" Shiogi passed away peaceably on Wednesday, February 12, 2020. He was born on April 11, 1921 in Portland, Oregon to Kikuo and Tsuneko Shiogi. He is the oldest of four siblings, Miye Yoshitake, Hiro Inahara, Ko Shiogi. He attended school in Portland, OR, graduating from Benson Technical High School, class of 1939. He along with his family were sent to the Portland Assembly Center and Stockyard in 1942 after the Executive Order 9066 was issued and then incarcerated at the Minidoka Internment Camp in Hunt, Idaho. There he met and fell in love with Yukiko Kubo. Fudge was drafted into the Army in 1944, did his basic training at Camp Hood, and trained at Fort Snelling, MN (Japanese language school). He was sent to Japan as part of the Occupation. After his discharge from the military in December 1946, he married Yukiko on January 26,1947 in NYC. The young couple returned to Portland for a year before moving to Seattle where Fudge was a partner at Terry's Auto Service. In 1965, the service station was closed and he went to work for Overall Laundry Service until 1983 when he retired. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, boating, gardening, golfing, wood working and taking care of his grandchildren. He is survived by daughter Nancy Kloster (John), son Michael Shiogi (Priscilla), 7 grandchildren, and 14 great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the NVC Foundation 1212 S King St, Seattle, WA 98144 or The Bogey Bear Jr Golf Foundation P.O. Box 18825, Seattle, WA 98118 or a charity of your choice.

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Published in News Tribune (Tacoma) on Mar. 22, 2020.
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March 30, 2020
My condolences Michael.
Jim Falk
March 26, 2020
thank you for your service
March 24, 2020
Fudge was a wonderful co-worker at Overall Laundry Services in Seattle. His dedication to the smooth running of our production departments won him the respect of many, and the recognition of his years of dependability was outstanding. I especially liked his integrity and truthfulness to everyone, including almost daily contact with outside vendors and suppliers. May he rest in peace knowing that he is remembered fondly.
Jerry Hilson
March 23, 2020
My sincere condolences to the Shiogi family. Although I did not know Mr. Shiogi, I had the pleasure of having his grandaughter in my LA/SS class at Mason Middle school where she wrote about and shared this story with all of us. It was very moving to all and brought tears of sadness and happiness to my eyes.....sadness for how Japanese Americans were treated, and tears of happiness because he met the love of his life. I will never forget this story and haved shared it with many. Praying the wonderful memories of Mr. Shiogi will bring great comfort to your family.
Jo Anne Martin
March 23, 2020
Thank you for your service
March 22, 2020
Mike, sorry for your loss. When someone you love becomes a memory, their memory becomes a treasure. WE will keep your family in our prayers.
Paul/ Sharon Rawlings
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