May 5, 1954 - January 9, 2021
Puyallup, Washington - Mike passed away January 9, 2021. He was born on May 5th 1954 in Tokyo, Japan. After graduating from Washington State University in 1977 with a Bachelor of Architecture degree, Mike joined the firm of John Austin Architects in Tacoma. Later he would become a partner and then owner of AustinCina Architects which is still located in Tacoma. Mike enjoyed watching Cougar football games on Saturdays and playing a round of golf with friends and family at Fircrest Golf Club. What he loved most was spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife Luda (Mila), her 5 children, his daughter, Megan (Cina) Milner, and her spouse, Jerry, sons Kiel, Philip, Finny and Mika, 5 grandchildren Mikey, Jace, Isaiah, Kameron and Kiah, brother Joe, mother Kazuko and several other family members and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife of 38 years Mariye Ota Cina and his father Nicholas.
Published in News Tribune (Tacoma) on Jan. 13, 2021.