Posted: August 15th, 2019


THOMAS “TOM” ASAYUKI OKUTAKE, of Lethbridge, beloved husband of the late Barbara Okutake, passed away peacefully at the Blue Sky Manor on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at the age of 72 years.

Tom is survived by his loving daughters LaRee (Jamie) Barfuss and Janay (Jason Pecht) Okutake. He is also survived by Barb’s children Michael (Fran) Murray and Kelly (Marcello) Pagnotta, his sisters Vicky Trenchard, Marion (Jim) Tomiyama and Jean Armstrong as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.

Tom was the loving grandfather to Ryan (Chelsea), Rory (Mikaela) & Joel Barfuss and Maya & Griffin Pecht, Kyla (Eric) Seeley and Brady Bateman. Great-grandfather to four great-grandsons: Finnley, Beau & Ezra Barfuss and Emmerich Seeley.

Besides his loving wife Barb, Tom was predeceased by his parents Tomosada Chotei & Mary Masako Okutake.

A Come & Go Memorial Reception will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB. on Thursday, August 22, 2019 from 2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.

Donations in memory of Tom may be made to a charity of your choice.

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