John Shigeru Tanaka, a long-time resident of Princeton, passed away on Friday January 17, 2014 at the age of 85 years. John enjoyed fishing, curling, poker, crib, and bus trips to Reno, Nevada. He was a Legion member, friend to many, and a supporter of local sports.

He will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his sisters Ruby (Ken), Miwa, brother Fred (Jane), sister-in-law Chic, brother-in-law Tom, and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Many thanks to John’s good friends, the staff at Ridgewood Lodge, and very special thanks to Larry and Debbie Mackenzie for their support.

A celebration of life will be held in Princeton in May of 2014.

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