nikkei widowed1David Shinjo leads dancers at the Nikkei Widowed Association’s 35th annual Christmas luncheon on Dec. 13 at the Quiet Cannon Restaurant in Montebello. The organization, which started in 1979 to cater to the special needs of Nisei widows and widowers, disbanded after 35 years. Below from left, Bill Watanabe, Fumie Yahiro, Terry Nakashima and Paul Saito gather for a photo at the luncheon. Yahiro and Nakashima were honored as charter members of the group. Saito also presented a donation of $1,500 to Tak Oishi of Keiro Senior HealthCare. Entertainment was provided by Denise Iketani, Keiko Kawashima and Helen Ota, who also served as the emcee. (Photos by GWEN MURANAKA/Rafu Shimpo)

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