It is with great sadness that the family of Tony Naka wishes to announce his passing on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Estevan, SK at the age of 97 years.
Tony was predeceased by his parents, Tomejiro and Ishi Naka; wife Mitsy Naka; son Lane Naka; sister Mary Murakami; brothers, Moss Naka and Issy Naka and brother-in-law Frank Murakami.
Tony is survived by his sons, Terry Naka, Gerry (Shelley) Naka, Wayne (Leanne) Naka and Kingo (Jackie) Naka. Also left to cherish fond memories are his grandchildren, Ariel, Stacee, Josh, Oren, Kendra, Taylor, Brandi, Nicole (Dane), Kiya (Cam) and Kody (Lacie) as well as his great grandchildren, Lennox, Laila, Savanah, Brady, Phoenix, Chase, Peyton, Tanner, Hailey and Jack. Tony will also be missed by his sisters-in-law, Flo, Rumi, Nancy, Linda and Tammy; brothers-in-law, Harry (Juanita) and Roy (Donna) as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service was held on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Church, Estevan, with Rev. Jason Richards officiating. A luncheon immediately followed the service in the church auditorium. Interment will take place at Rosedale Cemetery, Moose Jaw, SK at a later date.
Those so wishing may make donations in Tony’s memory to the 2018 SaskTel Tankard Curling Championship, c/o Power Dodge Curling Centre, 811 Souris Ave. N. Estevan, SK, S4A 1G8.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Hall Funeral Services, Estevan.