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Of Alexandria, VA passed away after a brief illness on Friday, May 15, 2015. He is survived by his wife Helen of 58 years. Also survived by four daughters: Miki, Robin, Teri and Chrissy, their husbands and a host of grandchildren; sisters Irene Izumi and Gladyce Sumida and brother Edwin; and other relatives and friends. A Celebration-of-Life Ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 23 at 1 p.m. at Alexandria Scottish Rite, 1430 West Braddock Rd, Alexandria, VA 22302. In lieu of flowers, please send donations/koden to Helen Takemori, 3213 Duke Street, Box 241, Alexandria, VA 22314. A Jim Takemori fund will be established for the promotion of Judo in the near future. Additional information can be found at

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Everly-Wheatley Funeral Home
1500 West Braddock Road
Alexandria, VA 22302
(703) 998-9200
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Published in The Washington Post from May 19 to May 21, 2015