AKIRA P. NOSE

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  • "He will be missed in the community. My deepest condolences..."
    - Priscilla Ouchida
  • "Our deepest sympathy on behalf of the Hughes family."
    - Thomas Troost
  • "I grew up with the Nose kids on Earlham Drive in the 1960s...."
    - Martin Allen
  • "We remember Mr. Nose very fondly as a great neighbor and..."
    - Justine Cowan
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AKIRA PAUL NOSÉ  

Passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 27, 2012 at The Home at Village of Rockville, MD after a long illness of Alzheimer's. He was born November 26, 1917 in Berkeley, CA; son of Kameo and Fumi Nose. He graduated from Belmont High School in Los Angeles, CA and in December 1940 received the Bachelor Science degree in Commerce from the University of California Berkeley.
During World War II he and his family were interned at Topaz, Utah, one of 10 camps where 120,000 other Japanese Americans were incarcerated. Towards the end of the War he served briefly in the U.S. Army. He then worked for the U.S. Army Quartermaster General. In August 1946 he joined the International Monetary Fund in the Research and Statistics Department and after 34 ½ years retired in April 1981. He was also a partner of Dockside Sales from 1960 to 1980.
He married Yulie Kiyasu in San Francisco, November 1954. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church of North Bethesda, the Japanese American Citizens League and the International Netsuke Kenkyukai Society. His only sibling Marguerite Stock, died in 1977. He is survived by his wife, Yulie of 57½ years; four children, Peter, Ellen, Steven and Nancy; two daughters-in-law, Karen Nose and Maria Nose; two sons-in-law, Alex Bodien and Tom Murphy; and six grandchildren, Brent, Andrew and Kelly Nose, Sean and Kevin Murphy and Trevor Nose.
Service will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, June 2, 2012 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 11200 Old Georgetown Rd., N. Bethesda, MD 20852. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church or the National Lutheran Communities Village of Rockville.


Published in The Washington Post on May 30, 2012
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