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Midwest Collegiate Judo Championships

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Date: 02/10/2018       Sanction Number: 18-02-02     Location: Savoy, IL     YDK: Chicago
Contact: Grace Talusan

Marty Grisanti

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The Service for Marty Grisanti is going to be on Saturday from 1:00-3:00 with a memorial immediately after. It will be at Bible Fellowship on Baseline Road, Grand Island, NY 14072

Janet Johnson

Category: obituaries

George Tsubota Sensei

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I received an email from Sensei George Tsubota’s family regarding funeral services.

A private service will be held in Hawaii on October 14th, 2017. Anyone who wishes to extend condolences may do so at:

The Tsubota Family
45-144 Awele Place
Kaneohe, Hawaii 96744

Regards,
Eiko Shepherd
USJF Kata Committee Chair

Category: obituaries

Sumikichi Nozaki

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Sumikichi Nozaki has passed away. We do not have any other information at this time.

We will post additional information as we receive it.

Robert Fukuda

Category: obituaries

Martin Grisanti

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Martin Grisanti, one of the founders of the Kin-Tora Judo Club in Buffalo, New York passed away on 26 September.

Grisanti Sensei was 63 and an active PJC Confederate licensed referee.

We will publish more information about services for Marty as we receive it.

William Gugino via Robert Fukuda

Category: obituaries

Haruo Imamura Sensei’s services and obituary

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Here is the information for Haruo Imamura Sensei’s services.


Saturday, September 23, 2017, 10:00 - 17:00

Visitation
Lisle Funeral Home
1605 L Street
Fresno, CA 93721


Sunday, September 24, 2017, 15:00

Funeral Service
Fresno Dharma Center
2660 E Alluvial Avenue
Fresno, CA 93720

Category: obituaries

Television film of "Escape from Manchuria"

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Jerry Hays has written:

Hello Everyone,

As you may recall, Paul Murayama, member of the 1964 US Judo Olympic Team and coach of USA Judo Olympic team in 1980 and 1984, wrote a book called Escape from Manchuria: The Rescue of 1.7 Million Japanese Civilians Trapped in Soviet-occupied Manchuria Following the End of World War available on Amazon.

Category: News

Haruo Imamura Sensei

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It is with a heavy heart that we inform you that Haruo Imamura Sensei passed away at 00:30 this morning due to his illness.

Imamura Sensei

Category: obituaries

George Tsubota Sensei

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We are extremely saddened to inform you that George Tsubota Sensei passed away on the 17th September.

Tsubota Sensei was the head instructor at Hodokan Judo Club in Honolulu, Hawaiil and one of the pillars of 50th State Judo Association. Tsubota Sensei was very dedicated and devoted to learning and teaching Judo. He became especially interested in kata.

Tsubota Sensei

Category: obituaries