Shinzui "Shin" Sanada
March 23, 1943 – Feb. 3, 2016
Resident of San Jose/Gilroy
Shinzui Sanada passed away in the early morning hours last Wednesday from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Shinzui graduated from the University of Utah with a B.S. in accounting and had worked as a financial professional for the past 31 years, most recently with Cornerstone Financial Partners. Shinzui was active in his community, serving in various leadership and advisory roles for numerous civic, religious, professional and business organizations such as, president of Fuji Towers, secretary of the San Jose Nihonmachi Corporation, treasurer for the Friends of Yu-Ai Kai, board member for the San Jose Taiko Group, and Sunday school teacher for the San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin.
Shinzui is survived by his wife, Naomi; children, Tracy Akimoto-Roberson (Ed), Derek Sanada (Linda), and Jamie Sanada; 7 grandsons and 2 great-grandchildren; sister, Michiko Yukawa (Kosho), and brother, Shinyu (Jeanne). He is preceded in death by his mother, Masako Sanada; father, Shintatsu Sanada; and grandson, Landon Akimoto.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin, 640 North Fifth Street, San Jose, California 95112.
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Published by San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Feb. 7, 2016.