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28 May, 1920 – 29 August, 1995
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  Masa Nakamura

     Masa Nakamura, 75, of Nampa, died Friday, August 25, 1995 at a Boise hospital.  Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 29, 1995 at the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa. Rev. Harold Stickney of the Church of the Nazarene will officiate.  Burial will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Masa Nakamura was born on May 28, 1920 in Boise to Joe and Tora Nakamura. He was reared and educated in Nampa, graduating from Nampa High School in 1940. He was active in high school sports, playing football and baseball. In 1938 he moved with his parents to the farm south of town, which he later purchased. He married Marie Harada on May 7, 1945 in Minnedoka County and they made their home in Nampa. He continued farming until his retirement in 1987. Masa and Marie celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary this year with a family gathering at Lake Tahoe. Masa’s greatest love was being with his family who will miss him dearly.
     He was a member of the Scism School Soard, the Upper Deer Flat Volunteer Fire Dept. and the Farm Bureau. Masa is survived by his wife Marie of Nampa; 3 daughters, Marsha Nakamura, Nampa, Colleen Nakamura Amlingmeier and her husband Al, Cincinnati, Ohio, Tammy Nakamura Wheeler and her husband Ken, Boise; 1 sister, Laura Donart and her husband Irwin, Nampa; 1 granddaughter, Courtney Amling- meier, Cincinnati, Ohio; 1 niece, Christine Hagan and her husband David, Richmond Virginia; 1 nephew, Hugh Donart and his wife Kim, Eagle, Idaho; 2 great-nephews, Thomas and Robert Hagan, Richmond, Virginia. He was preceded in death by his parents and 1 son William “Bill” Nakamura in 1985. Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral chapel on Monday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and on Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.