A funeral service for Roy Shuichi Murakami, 78-year-old Los Angeles, Calif.-born Sansei, will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 29 at 2 p.m. at San Fernando Valley Hongwanji Buddhist Temple, 9450 Remick Ave., Pacoima, Calif. Family requests aloha attire and that flowers be omitted.
www.kubotanikkeimortuary.com, (213) 749-1449.
Roy passed away peacefully in North Hollywood on Dec. 19. He is survived by his wife, Michiko Mu¬rakami; children, Dean Murakami, Laura (Michael) Tadakuma, Wendy (Michael) Miyashima, Michael Mu¬rakami; granddaughter, Kellie Mi¬yashima; brother, George (Frances) Murakami; sisters-in-law, Fumiko (Mitsugi) Uyeki, Emiko Nitta; broth¬er-in-law, Minoru (Mieko) Taguchi; and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives. Roy was a 7th degree black belt in Judo; co-owner of Sego Nurs¬ery, Inc.; and a Korean War veteran.

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