Posted: April 29th, 2020


It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of ISAMU (SAM) KAWADE on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at the Chinook Regional Hospital, at the age of 81 years.

Left to mourn his loss is his wife Sharon, son Michael (Jodi) Kawade, daughter Debbie (Rick) Gal, five grandchildren; Zachary and Chloe Kawade, Taylor (Courtney), Blake and Mackenzie Gal and two great grandsons; Jayke and Nash Gal.

Sam is also survived by his brothers George (Rene) Kawade and Gene (Shannon) Kawade as well as many nieces and nephews. Sam was predeceased by his father Shinichi, mother Shizuyo Kawade and his sister Michiyo Kawade.

Flowers and Koden are graciously declined. If you so wish, memorial donations can be made to the Buddhist Temple of Southern Alberta, 470 40 St S, Lethbridge, AB T1J 3Z5.

A private Memorial Service will be held on Saturday May 2, 2020 at 10:00am.

For those who wish to view the service online, please visit www.salmonandsons.ca and click on the link. We will be using the ZOOM program.

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