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Yoshisada Yonezuka Sensei

admin - October 19, 2014
Yoshisada Yonezuka Sensei passed away on late Saturday afternoon, October 18, 2014. More information to follow as we recieve it.more
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Memorial Service for Larry Kaneshiro Sensei

admin - August 04, 2014
Dear Friends of Judo, It is with extreme sadness we announce that Larry Kaneshiro Sensei passed away peacefully Saturday morning, July 26, after almost a year long battle with pancreatic cancer. Larry has been with San Jose Buddhist Judo Club since 1989. A true Judoka in his spirit, his "Aloha" ...more
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Jesse Jones

admin - July 15, 2014
It is my sad duty to inform you that Mr. Jesse Jones passed away in his sleep earlier this morning. Memorial Service are pending, but most likely will be held on Saturday 9 August. Details will be provided when known.more
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Honoring Anthony Grisanti

admin - June 29, 2014
A memorial fund for Anthony Grisanti has been started for a child care center at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Please make your checks out to and mail them to: Immanuel Lutheran Church107 Scott StreetTonawanda, NY 14150 Please put "Anthony Grisanti Memorial Fund" in the notes section of your ...more
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Tony Grisanti obituary

admin - June 19, 2014
Anthony M. “Tony” Grisanti of Buffalo, NY, died age 63 suddenly on June 17, 2014. He survived by Joyce (nee Herkimer) Gugino his best friend, love of his life and rock for the past 40 years and three cherished stepsons Robert (Susan) Gugino, William (Renee’) Gugino and the ...more
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Tony Grisanti

admin - June 18, 2014
Tony Grisanti from Buffalo has passed away. He will be missed by many people. Truly we have lost a great Judoka, Referee, and person.more
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Richard Muller's service

admin - April 29, 2014
Here is the info for Richard Muller's service: Friday, May 16th, 11:30-13:30. Navy Reserve Center 6735 N Basin Ave Portland, OR 97217 Richard's survivors are: Wife of 61 years, Mertie Muller. Children Karla (Rick), Lisa (Bill), Johann (Kristine) and Heidi (Leigh). Grandchildren Alex, Rayna, ...more
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Richard Muller, Sensei

admin - April 22, 2014
Obukan, the USJF, and indeed all of American judo has lost a great judoka with the passing of Richard Muller Sensei. He has been a constant voice of reason for our dojo and for the USJF. A friend, and a mentor, an all around great man. He will be missed. From a Facebook post by Julie Koyamamore
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Memorial service for Kenji Yamada

admin - April 18, 2014
Here is the information about the memorial services to be held for Kenji Yamada: Memorial Services will be at 10:30 AM on Friday, May 9, 2014 at: Boys and Girls Club of Bellevue 209-100th Ave NE Bellevue, WA 98004 telephone – 425-454-6162 more
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Sensei Eddie Stewart

admin - March 10, 2014
It is with a sad heart that I report to you the passing of Sensei Eddie Stewart, founder of the Bojuka Ryu Martial Arts Club (1970) this past Friday, March 7th. Like many Sensei, he was a great instructor, role model, a mentor, counselor, and friend. Services will be held on Saturday, March ...more
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