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Paul T. Sumida


Passed Away:
Service Date:

Paul T. Sumida

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Service Location:
Venice Free Methodist Church
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Paul T. Sumida was born in Portland, Ore. in 1927, and resided in
Culver City, Calif. He was called to his heavenly Home by Jesus
Christ his Lord on July 7, 2023 at the age of 96. He served in the
U.S. Air Force, and graduated from St. Louis University, MO. He
was one of the early Niseis to be hired by Douglas Aircraft
Company in Santa Monica, Calif., which later became McDonnell-
Douglas Corporation. He worked as an aeronautical engineering
program manager until retirement in 1992.

He faithfully served in the Pacific Coast Japanese Free Methodist
churches for 70 years. He is survived by his wife of 68 years,
June; and their three children, David, Sharon, and Jonathan, and
their spouses; eight grandchildren and spouses; one greatgranddaughter;
sister Ellen and husband; sister-in-law Ruth; and
brother-in-law Eugene; along with many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at Venice Free Methodist Church,
4871 Centinela Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90066 on Saturday,
August 19 at 10:30 a.m. Private inurnment will be held at a later



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