June Kimura Passed away with her family at her side at on March 21, 2008. Born June 14, 1925, June was a life-long resident of the family home in San Jose. She attended Oberlin College soon after she and her family were sent to the internment camp in Heart Mountain, Wyoming during World War II. June graduated from San Jose State University. For many years she served as church organist at Wesley Methodist Church in San Jose. She is survived by her brother Edward Kimura of San Diego, John Kimura of Seattle and sister Elisabeth Nielsen and her husband Gary of Portola Valley. She leaves six nieces and one nephew. According to June's wishes there will be no service. Donations in her honor may be made to Wesley Methodist Church at 566 N. 5th St., San Jose, 95112.
Published in San Jose Mercury News on Mar. 25, 2008.