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Shigemi “Shig” Nakagiri


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Shigemi “Shig” Nakagiri

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Service Location:
Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple
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A funeral service for Shigemi “Shig” Nakagiri, 98 year-old, CA born Nisei, who passed away peacefully on September 9, 2022 in Santa Monica, will be held on Sunday, September 25, 2022 at 3:00 PM at Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple, 12371 Braddock Drive, Culver City, 90230. Zoom Services will be available. Please contact for Zoom details.
Family requests casual or business casual attire.

He is predeceased by his beloved wife, Donna Nakagiri; his parents; twelve brothers and sisters; seventeen brother and sister-in-laws, and one niece and nephew. Shigemi is survived by his children, Patti (Kevin Kirio), Gail (Dan Fukushima), and Brian (Mariko) Nakagiri; grandchildren, Justin, Jeff, Janna, Kendall; sister, Sueko “June” Akioka; sisters-in-law, Kazuko Nakagawa and Jane (Hideo) Kawamura; brother-in-law, Tad Nakagawa; also survived by many nieces and nephews.



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