Obituary photo of Masa Nishimura, Denver-CO
In Loving Memory of

Masa Nishimura

1922 - 2019
Obituary photo of Masa Nishimura, Denver-CO
In Loving Memory of

Masa Nishimura

1922 - 2019

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Reception:
Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 12:00pm or immediately following the service
Simpson United Methodist Church, 6001 Wolff St, Arvada, CO 80003
Celebration of Life:
Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 11:00pm
Simpson United Methodist Church, 6001 Wolff St, Arvada, CO 80003
Interment:
Fort Logan National Cemetery
Newcomer - East Metro Chapel (720-857-0700) is assisting the family
Masa Nishimura, 96, of Aurora, passed away May 21, 2019.

She was born June 7, 1922 in Iliff, Colorado, the daughter of Shingo and Kichi (Nakamura) Nakamura. Masa was a graduate of Iliff High School. She went on to graduate from Colorado State University. On March 19, 1949 she married John Nishimura, in Sterling, Colorado.

Masa was a Life Master Bridge Teacher and was a member of numerous Bridge clubs. She was also a terrific seamstress and cook.

Masa is survived by her son, Terry Nishimura; three sisters, Beverly Kurihara, Barbara Harr, and Susie Davis; two grandchildren, Christopher Sterker and Jennifer (Fred) Robinson; five great-grandchildren, Javon, Royal, Wynn, Brayden, and Brooklyn; and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, Kichi and Shingo Nakamura; husband, John Nishimura; daughter, Kerry Echo; two sisters, Amy Kurihara and Thelma Bell; and brother, Mike Nakamura.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Simpson United Methodist Church, 6001 Wolff St, Arvada, CO 80003.

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Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Reception:
Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 12:00pm or immediately following the service
Simpson United Methodist Church, 6001 Wolff St, Arvada, CO 80003
Celebration of Life:
Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 11:00pm
Simpson United Methodist Church, 6001 Wolff St, Arvada, CO 80003
Interment:
Fort Logan National Cemetery
Newcomer - East Metro Chapel (720-857-0700) is assisting the family

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