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Obituary: Kiyo Ogasawara Okumura

Kiyo Ogasawara Okumura

1927 ~ 2007

Kiyo Ogasawara Okumura, passed away on October 1, 2007, in Salt Lake City.She was born in Tokyo, Japan on March 31, 1927. She moved to the United States in the 1950's. She married Yuji Okumura July 25, 1969 in Las Vegas, NV. She was an avid bowler, she spent many years on a Japanese Women's League, a Women's Scratch League and a family team with her father-in-law, brothers-in-law and nephew. She loved to play poker every Saturday with her friends. She worked as a hostess at the Mikado and Kyoto restaurants for many years.

She is survived by her husband, Yuji; brother in Japan; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 5, 2007, in the Deseret Mortuary Chapel, 36 East 700 South, Salt Lake, where a viewing will be held Thursday 6-8 p.m., and one hour prior to services Friday. Interment: Mount Olivet Cemetery.