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Russell Shigeru Takashima, 90

August 27, 2012
The Maui News

Russell Takashima, 90, of Kahului, died on August 17, 2012, in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Visitation will be Thursday, August 30, 2012, at 10:30am, with services at 11:30. Burial will follow at 2:00pm, at Maui Memorial Park.

Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with arrangements.

Mr. Takashima was born in Paia, HI on August 29, 1921. He was a stevador for Young Brothers, Ltd, for 32 years.

He is survived by daughter Faith (James) Minyard; grandchildren, Adam, Delisha, Derek, and Tawny Minyard, sisters Vivian Watanabe and Dorothy (James) Ogasawara

Russell was a very caring man. He belonged to the Mokichi Okada Association, and was proud to be a part of the 442nd, Company K. He was highly decorated with the Purple Heart, Bronze Star, and Congressional Gold Medal of Freedom.



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