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Life Celebration Of Timothy "Grey Wolf" Shepherd

admin - November 10, 2017
Dear Friends and fellow Judokas Whether you know Sensei Eiko Shepherd personally or not, all of you have been influence by her teachings of kata and judo over the years. So many people have been taught by her and they teach you. That is the Judo way. Recently her son, Timothy was ...more
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Sensei Goro Oki's funeral

admin - October 23, 2017
To All, Funeral Service for Sensei Goro Oki will be held onSunday, October 29, 2017,at the Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home6150 N. Cicaro, Chicago @ 2pm. Sincerely,Doug Tono more
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Sensei Goro Oki

admin - October 20, 2017
To All, It is with deep sadness that I announce the passing of Sensei Goro Oki. On Wednesday, 10/18/17 at 4:40pm, Sensei Oki peacefully passed away at his home with his family nearby. Sensei Oki was 96 years old and lived a long full life. Sensei Oki dedicated his life to judo and we are ...more
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Marty Grisanti

admin - September 29, 2017
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 more
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George Tsubota Sensei

admin - September 29, 2017
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 Family45-144 Awele PlaceKaneohe, Hawaii 96744 Regards,Eiko ShepherdUSJF ...more
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Sumikichi Nozaki

admin - September 28, 2017
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 more
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Martin Grisanti

admin - September 28, 2017
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 more
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Haruo Imamura Sensei’s services and obituary

admin - September 22, 2017
Here is the information for Haruo Imamura Sensei’s services. Saturday, September 23, 2017, 10:00 - 17:00 VisitationLisle Funeral Home1605 L StreetFresno, CA 93721 Sunday, September 24, 2017, 15:00 Funeral ServiceFresno Dharma Center2660 E Alluvial AvenueFresno, CA 93720 from ...more
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Haruo Imamura Sensei

admin - September 20, 2017
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 was the Team Captain of the Inaugural Judo Team at Tenri University. After moving to Fresno, California, Imamura Sensei was the Head Instructor and ...more
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George Tsubota Sensei

admin - September 19, 2017
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 ...more
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