John K. Miyasaki

Deceased: October 4, 2018

Service Information:

A graveside service of remembrance will be held Saturday, November 3 ,2018, 10:00 a.m. at Graceland Cemetery, 4001 N. Clark St, Chicago, IL.

Obituary

John Kenji Miyasaki, 94, of Chicago, died unexpectedly on October 4, 2018ł at Weiss Memorial Hospital. He was born on October 16, 1923, in Los Angeles, son of Shinzo and Mitsue Miyasaki.

John and his family experienced the injustice of the Heart Mountain Concentration Camp during World War II. After resettling in Chicago, with Johnís determination, he earned both a Bachelorís degree of Electrical Engineering in 1954, and a Masterís degree of Electrical Engineering in 1958 from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He worked for 26 years as Staff Engineer at the OíHare regional office and retired from the FAA in 1998. John was a certified flight instructor and a senior member of the Masonic Society.

In addition to his parents, John was predeceased by his brother James, his sisters Mary and Kazu. He is survived by his sister Aki, nephews Paul and David, and niece Helen.

A graveside service of remembrance will be held Saturday, November 3 ,2018, 10:00 a.m. at Graceland Cemetery, 4001 N. Clark St, Chicago, IL.

Those who wish to remember John in a special way may make gifts in his memory to:

Japanese Mutual Aid Society
4427 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

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