Kaihatsu, Gordon Masaro
Gordon Masaro Kaihatsu
Deceased: December 20, 2013
Gordon Masaro Kaihatsu (b. March 28, 1929) 84 years, died Dec. 20, 2013. Beloved brother of Martha, Omar, Francis (Catherine) and the late Arthur (Lillian) Kaihatsu. Gordon was born in Hollywood, CA, and interned at Heart Mountain, Wyo. Relocation Center during WWII. He moved to Chicago with his family and graduated from Hyde Park HS in 1947. He was a Pfc in the US Army during the Korean War and later worked for Sony Corp. in Niles, IL for 30 years. Gordon was one of the first drum & horn instructors for the Nisei Ambassadors Drum & Bugle Corps. Devoted uncle of Donald, Jane (Jack Kleisner), Edward (Jean), Nancy, Anne, Lynn and Tim, and great uncle of Kenji, Anjolie and Malia Kaihatsu.
Fond brother in law of Rose Kaihatsu.
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