Wake for Kenichi Miyake, 90, of
Nampa Rt. 1, who died Saturday, May 18, at his home, will be
held at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Alsip Funeral Chapel,
Services will be
conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Alsip Funeral Chapel
with the Rev. Charles K. Hasegawa of the Idaho-Oregon
Buddhist Temple in Ontario, Ore., officiating.
Interment will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
was born on July 24, 1894, in
Okayama, Japan, where he was reared and
educated. At the age
of 21 he came to the
He returned to Japan in 1924 and married Suyeno
Asabe in March of 1924.
In April of 1924 they moved to
where he farmed for many years until his retirement.
He was a member of the
and a member of the Nikkeijin Kai Club.
He is survived by
his wife of Nampa; three sons and their wives, Ishi and Ruth
Miyake, Robert K. and Toshiko Miyake and Bob S. and Kyoko
Miyake, all of Nampa; three daughters, Mrs. Allen (Mary)
Records of Cascade, Mrs. Yasu (Marjorie) Teramura of Ontario
and Mrs. Helen Otani of Parma; one sister, Matsue, in Japan;
23 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded
in death by his parents, a brother, one son-in-law, Ken
Otani, and two grandchildren.