June Atsuko Matsumoto (nee Shintani) passed away on Nov. 19, 2012. She was a graduate of Lincoln High School (1954) and UCLA (1958). June was UCLA Homecoming Princess in 1957 and Nisei Week Princess in 1958. She taught third grade in Santa Monica. June married Kenneth K. Matsumoto on January 17th, 1960. She was very active in education and the arts, including the L.A. County Museum of Art.
June is survived by Dr. Kenneth K. Matsumoto, loving husband; their children, Reiko (Michael), George (Kirsten), Kimi (Patrick), David (Jennifer); and ten grandchildren. She is also survived by two sisters, Ilene Miyahara and Judy (Roy) Uehara, and many loving relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, Dec. 9, at 2 p.m. at the Nishi Hongwanji Temple, 815 East First St. in Los Angeles. The family requests, in lieu of koden or flowers, donations can be made to the Japanese American National Museum or your favorite charitable organization
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