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Frank S. WATANABE Obituary
March 22, 1921 - June 14, 2017 Frank Watanabe, 96 year-old Nisei American and member of the 522nd Artillery Battalion of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, passed away peacefully in his sleep. He was an active member of VFW Post 9902 for over 40 years and served in multiple capacities including Post Commander. Frank was predeceased by his beloved wife Jane and by siblings Ken, Alice, Sho and Lily. He is survived by his daughter Carole (Rich) Lee; granddaughters Kathryn and Jennifer; brothers Bob and Ron (Aletha) Watanabe, sisters Helen (Haj) Miyagishima, Betty Rose, and Rose Johnson; and many nephews, nieces, grandnephews and grandnieces. Services were held in his memory on June 22, 2017 at Fukui Mortuary. In lieu of monetary gifts or flowers the family suggests that donations be made in his memory to the Go for Broke Foundation, http:/www.goforbroke.com or the Japanese American National Museum, http:/www.JANM.com. www.fukuimortuary.com (213) 626-0441
Published in the Los Angeles Times on June 25, 2017
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