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Dear Judo Friends,

It grieves me to report the passing yesterday of our long-time Sensei and Friend, Yoshitaro Sakai (the last of the founders of the Chicago Yudanshai), reported to me by his wife Peggy. Sensei is also survived by his daughters Diane (Mike) Furuta, Gail, and son Steve (Paula).

Memorial Service information as follows:

    Date: Saturday, July 13th
    Time: Visitation from 11:00am until Memorial service at 1:00pm
    Venue: Christ Church of Chicago, 6047 N. Rockwell, Chicago, IL 60659, 773-338-8170