HIDEKO NISHIPosted: March 3rd, 2014
HIDEKO NISHI passed away peacefully at St Therese Villa in Lethbridge, Alberta on February 24th. Hideko was born in Mission, BC on March 31, 1921 eldest daughter of Hikojiro and Hisae Miyagawa. The family was moved to Southern Alberta in 1942. She married Yoshinori Nishi in 1945 and together they farmed and raised a family of five in the Bow Island area. From a young age she loved to sew and always grew a large vegetable garden. They retired to Lethbridge and enjoyed visiting friends and family. She loved to travel and golfed and bowled into her nineties.
She will be dearly missed by her children: Priscilla (Thomas), Ron, Grace (Devaux), David (Joy Williamson), Keith; her grandchildren: Tamiko, Andrea (Ian), Melanie, Keiko, Quentin and Miya and her great grandchildren: Mila, Hana and Holden.
She will also be remembered fondly by her brother Tosh Miyagawa, sisters Soni Takasaki, May Ohno and Shirley Higa and many nieces and nephews.
On Monday March 3, there will be a meet the family and viewing from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. at CHRISTENSEN SALMON GENERATIONS FUNERAL HOME, 703-13 St North, Lethbridge.
The Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 10:30 am at the BUDDHIST TEMPLE OF SOUTHERN ALBERTA, 470-40 Street South, Lethbridge.
In lieu of flowers or koden please feel free to donate to a charity of your choice.
Christensen Salmon Generations Funeral Home, Lethbridge