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HATANAKA, Misako “Margie”

1942 – 2023

It is with sadness we announce the passing of Margie Hatanaka on Saturday, January 21, 2023, at the age of 81 years. Sadly predeceased by her husband of 55 years, Jack, in 2020, Margie is survived by her children: Randy (Lesley), Sheri (Tom) Phu, and Danny (Nanci Bellamy); and grandchildren: Ryan and Eric Hatanaka, and Tamara and Nathan Phu; as well as by extended family and friends.

A Memorial Service will be held on FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 2023, at 10:30 AM, at the KELOWNA BUDDHIST TEMPLE (1089 Borden Ave, Kelowna, BC). In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Margie’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer Society.

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FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 2023, at 10:30 AM


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Service Details

The service for HATANAKA, Misako “Margie” is scheduled for FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 2023, at 10:30 AM. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

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1089 Borden Ave Kelowna, BC


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  • Michael and Pat Kitamura says:

    Michael and I send our condolences to all of Margie’s family on her passing. It seems whenever we were with her she was forever smiling and laughing. We have lovely memories of Margie.

  • Howard T Soon says:

    Very sorry to hear of Margie’s passing . Our sympathies to all her family. I knew her from working at Calona Wines and always knew her as a dedicated quiet worker that we could count on . We will miss her and Jack at the Calona Christmas Party . That’s such a great photo of her . I imagine she enjoyed her family so much .

  • Fred and Lucy Kitamura says:

    Our deepest sympathy in the passing of Margie. Fred has fond memories of their childhood and sharing a wonderful grandfather.

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