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Takanori "Tak" Arao
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Birth: unknown
Santa Cruz County
California, USA
Death: Sep. 8, 2002
Santa Cruz County
California, USA

ARAO, Takanori 'Tak' Entered into rest September 8, 2002 at his home in Watsonville.

A native of Santa Cruz, Ca., he moved to Watsonville in the early 1950s. He was employed for 28 years with the U.S. Postal Service in Watsonville, retiring in 1991.

He belonged to the Watsonville Buddhist Temple, the Japanese-American Citizens League, the American Postal Workers, and the AARP. In his leisure time Mr. Arao enjoyed gardening and woodworking.

Mr. Arao was a U.S. Navy veteran.

He is survived by his wife Kiyoko Arao of Watsonville, two sons John Arao of San Jose and Jim Arao of Seaside, one daughter Karen Wilcox of Los Gatos. Loving brother of Aki Arao and Henry Arao both of Watsonville, and one sister Himeko Furuya of Montebello, CA. Proud grandfather of three.

Funeral Services will be held Friday, Sep 13, 2002 at 2pm at the Watsonville Buddhist Temple. Burial will follow at the Pajaro Valley Memorial Park. Friends may call at MEHL'S COLONIAL CHAPEL on Friday Sep 13, 2002 from 10-12noon. Published in San Jose Mercury News on September 12, 2002
Pajaro Valley Memorial Park
Santa Cruz County
California, USA
Created by: Ms. Clyde
Record added: Aug 21, 2013
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