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Kathy Matsumiya

Kathy Matsumiya

Katherine Matsumiya Obituary  Katherine "Bunny" Matsumiya (1946 - 2014)

Salt Lake City, UT - Our beloved daughter and sister, Katherine "Bunny" Matsumiya passed away on December 13, 2014. She was born on September 15, 1946 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Kay and Sego Matsumiya. She spent her childhood in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and graduated from Olympus High School. She received her B.A. in Art History from the University of Utah. While attending the University of Utah, Katherine was involved in establishing the Asian Center and helped compile the history of the Japanese immigrants in Utah.

Katherine lived for a time in Hawaii and New Mexico. While in Taos, New Mexico she worked in art galleries and was the night manager of the Taos Inn.

She was preceded in death by her father Kay and is survived by her mother Sego, and sister Gail.
A Memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on December 30, 2014 at Murray Memorial Mortuary, 5850 South 900 East, Murray, Utah.

Family and friends may leave condolences at www.MurrayMemorial.com. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/saltlaketribune/obituary.aspx?n=katherine-matsumiya&pid=173587622&fhid=7104#sthash.8TJNLfOY.dpuf

Katherine Matsumiya
1946 - 2014
Salt Lake City, UT-Our beloved daughter and sister, Katherine "Bunny" Matsumiya passed away on December 13, 2014. She was born on September 15, 1946 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Kay and Sego Matsumiya. She spent her childhood in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and graduated from Olympus High School. She received her B.A. in Art History from the University of Utah. While attending the University of Utah, Katherine was involved in establishing the Asian Center and helped compile the history of the Japanese immigrants in Utah.
Katherine lived for a time in Hawaii and New Mexico. While in Taos, New Mexico she worked in art galleries and was the night manager of the Taos Inn.
She was preceded in death by her father Kay and is survived by her mother Sego, and sister Gail.
A Memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on December 30, 2014 at Murray Memorial Mortuary, 5850 South 900 East, Murray, Utah.
Family and friends may leave condolences at www.MurrayMemorial.com. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/saltlaketribune/obituary.aspx?n=katherine-matsumiya&pid=173587622&fhid=7104#sthash.8TJNLfOY.dpuf
Katherine Matsumiya
1946 - 2014
Salt Lake City, UT-Our beloved daughter and sister, Katherine "Bunny" Matsumiya passed away on December 13, 2014. She was born on September 15, 1946 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Kay and Sego Matsumiya. She spent her childhood in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and graduated from Olympus High School. She received her B.A. in Art History from the University of Utah. While attending the University of Utah, Katherine was involved in establishing the Asian Center and helped compile the history of the Japanese immigrants in Utah.
Katherine lived for a time in Hawaii and New Mexico. While in Taos, New Mexico she worked in art galleries and was the night manager of the Taos Inn.
She was preceded in death by her father Kay and is survived by her mother Sego, and sister Gail.
A Memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on December 30, 2014 at Murray Memorial Mortuary, 5850 South 900 East, Murray, Utah.
Family and friends may leave condolences at www.MurrayMemorial.com. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/saltlaketribune/obituary.aspx?n=katherine-matsumiya&pid=173587622&fhid=7104#sthash.8TJNLfOY.dpuf



 
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12/29/14 07:32 AM #1    

Leslie Ann Larkin (Byrne)

I'm so saddened to hear of Kathy's passing. She was a good friend and neighbor. She opened my eyes to the internment camps and the treatment of Japanese Americans durning WWII. She never showed rancor bur always demonstrated good grace. May a flight of angels take you to your rest Kathy.


12/29/14 09:13 AM #2    

Patty Criswell (Schepis)

So very sad to hear of Kathy's passing. I wish peace for her mother and sister


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