WORLD WAR II
Roy Nishiguchi passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2002, at his home in Reno. He was 86 years old. Roy was born in Provo, Utah, on October 8, 1915. He moved to Gerlach, Nev., where he resided until entering the service in 1941. Following his enlistment in the Army during W.W. II, he resided in Reno, Nevada. Roy attended the University of Nevada, Reno. He was an avid fisherman, and active in sports including baseball, basketball, boxing, and bowling. He was also a member of the Japanese American Citizen's League. Roy was preceded in death by his wife Elizabeth Nishiguchi; parents, Yaeno and Sam Nishiguchi; and sisters, Bessie Allard and Grace Nishiguchi. Survivors include his brother, Art Nishiguchi; sisters, Mary Chadwell (Chad), Ida Otani (Bob), Joy King (Al), and Mimi Davis; as well as grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held on Monday, August 19, 2002, at 9:30 AM at Sierra Memorial Gardens, Exit 74 (Lemmon Drive), Highway 395 North. In lieu of flowers please make donations in Roy's memory to either the University of Nevada, Reno Foundation or to St. Mary's Hospice of Northern Nevada, 3605 Grant Drive, Reno, NV 89509. Please send the UNR Foundation donations to Jean Carbon, Director of Development and Public Relations, College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources, University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, NV 89557-0004. Please mention "Cancer Research Gift" on the memo line of the check. Arrangements are under the direction of O'Brien-Rogers & Crosby Funeral Home, Reno.
Reno Gazette-Journal, December 29, 2003
World War II
Elizabeth Carmen Karrow Nishiguchi
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