[Marin County Obit Board]

Posted by Cathy Gowdy on Friday, January 04, 2008 at 04:47:43 :

Independent Journal
Monday, August 4, 1975
Page 4


Funeral for Jim T. Miyano of Petaluma will be at 7:30 p.m. today at the Enmanji Buddhist Temple in Sebastopol.

Miyano, a commercial fisherman, died in a San Francisco hospital Friday after being stricken while fishing in the Pacific. He was 60.

He was a native of Sebastopol and lived most of his life in Petaluma, making his home at 3090 Skillman Lane.

Miyano was a member of the Japanese Citizens League, the Enmanji Temple, Fishermen’s Association of Bodega, and the Sonoma County Civil Defense Squadron. He was a special deputy for the county sheriff’s office and was long active as a boy scout leader.

He is survived by his wife, Jean Miyano; a brother, Sam Miyano of Petaluma, and three sisters, Marlene Masada of Petaluma and Lily Yamamoto and Gladys Ozaki, both of San Francisco.

Final service will be at 9:30 a.m. tomorrow at the Sorensen Funeral Home in Petaluma, and inurnment will be in Cypress Hill Memorial Park, Petaluma.

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