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Information for Kenichi Miyake
24 July, 1894 18 May, 1985
The Idaho Press-Tribune
May, 1985

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 Kenichi Miyake
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, Nampa.
    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.
    Mr. Miyake was born on July 24, 1894, in Okayama, Japan, where he was reared and educated.  At the age of 21 he came to the United States.  He returned to Japan in 1924 and married Suyeno Asabe in March of 1924.  In April of 1924 they moved to Nampa where he farmed for many years until his retirement.  He was a member of the Idaho-Oregon Buddhist Temple in Ontario 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.

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