Posted: December 12th, 2012

SIS was born June 14, 1922 in Vancouver, BC. He passed away peacefully at West Highland Centre on Friday, December 7, 2012.
He is survived by his three daughters: Cheryl (Syed) Ali, Lethbridge; Starr (Garry) Mills, Wheatley, Ontario; Gay (Robert) Taylor, Ponoka, AB; daughter-in-law, Sandra Vickers, Sechelt, BC; five grandchildren: Jared (Tracey) Ali; Farah (Denny) Mellott; Bobbi Lynn (Dwayne) Anderson; Christopher (Tricia) Taylor and Chase (Tammy) Taylor; and seven great grandchildren: Benjamin and Bradley Mellott; Adriana, Mika and Hailea Anderson; Shae Lyn and Skye Taylor. He is survived by his brother Teiji of Lethbridge and his sister Amy of Taber as well as several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents Kyuemon and Kohide (Ishii) Nakamura; his stepfather, Chosaburo Nakamura; his wife (Umeno) in 2008 and his son Robert (Bob) in 2006.
At Dad’s request there will be no visitation or funeral. A private family service will be held. Interment at Mountain View Cemetery.
Koden and flowers are gratefully declined. Memorial tributes in Dad’s name may be made directly to the Buddhist Temple of Southern Alberta or a charity of one’s choice.
A special thank you to all the staff at West Highlands Centre for their excellent care and compassion.
Christensen Salmon Generations Funeral Home Ltd.
703-13 Street North
Lethbridge, AB T1H 2T2
Phone: (403) 382-3601
Fax: (403) 320-1492
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