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Information for Paul “Pete” Yasuda
4 February, 1927 – 28 November, 1991
From the Idaho Press-Tribune,
dated December, 1991
Contributed by Becky Nelson

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Paul Yasuda
     Funeral services for Paul “Pete” Yasuda, 64, of Caldwell, who died Thursday at a Nampa Care Center will be Tuesday, Dec. 3, 1991 at 10:30 a.m. at the Deer Flat Free Methodist Church on Beet and Ustick Roads near Huston, Idaho, under direction of Flahiff Funeral Chapel in Caldwell.  The Rev. K.D. Cole, Pastor will officiate.  Interment will follow at Canyon Hill Cemetery, Caldwell, Idaho.
     Pete was born Feb. 4, 1927 at Roche Harbor, Wa. A son of Heisaku and Ichi Yasuda.  He was reared and attended school at Wapato, Wa. until 1942 when the family was evacuated to the Assembly Center in Portland, Ore.  They moved to the Heart Mountain, Wy. Relocation center, where he graduated from High School in 1944.
     He was inducted into the U.S. Army and served in Austria.  After World War II, he returned to Payette, Id. Where he farmed with his family.
     He married Hisako “Sako” Kido on Nov. 21, 1953 at Ontario, Oregon.  The couple made their home on the Oregon Slope where they farmed until 1957 when they moved to Caldwell.  In July 1984, he retired because of ill health.
     He was a member of the J.A.C.L. of Boise Valley and the Onion Growers Association.

     He is survived by his wife Sako of Caldwell; three sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Sally of Arlington, Virginia, David and Jodee of Los Angeles, Cal. and Mark of Caldwell; two daughters and sons-in-law, Mardi and Gary Wilburn and Christi and Danny Jackson, both of Boise; five brothers, Kendo, Heizi and Junior of Payette, George of Ontario and Kay Yasuda of Wilder; five sisters, Haru Matsumura and Kaye Umemoto, both of Wapato, Wa., Shizuko Hironaka of Ontario, Matsuko “Mako” Inaba of Caldwell and Sue Mar of Portland, Ore.; two grandchildren, Andrew and Adrienne; and numerous nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother.



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