SUGAI ShinobuPosted: August 21st, 2013
Tom passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at the age of 80 years. Left to cherish Tomís memory are his wife of 47 years, Lois; children Jennifer (Dean Sommerfeldt) Sugai and Shieri Watanabe; grandchildren Trisha, Jory and Carey Sommerfeldt and Metsulu and Minamie Watanabe; great granddaughters Lacie and Nevaeh Atwood; as well as many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Tom lived a fulfilling life of adventure and excitement. He was born in Raymond, AB, home of the first stampede which fueled his love of the rodeo. Tom endured the difficulties of being the son of Japanese immigrants. Tom was courageous and strong. He faced lifeís adversities with dignity and humor with head held high. He was a multi-talented man who was a favorite to children of many generations. He was loved deeply and will be truly missed. A luncheon will be held before the service at the Glen Ewen Communiplex at 12:30 p.m. A GRAVESIDE SERVICE will take place at Glen Ewen Cemetery on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Monetary donations in memory of Tom Sugai may be made to the Village of Glen Ewen, Box 99, Glen Ewen, SK S0C 1C0. Family and friends are invited to sign the online obituary and tributes page at www.regina-memorial.ca. Arrangements entrusted to Regina Funeral Home (306) 789-8850.