George N. Maruyama

Deceased: September 16, 2009

Service Information:

Memorial Visitation: Saturday, September 19, 2009 1:00pm until
Memorial Service: 4:00pm at Buddhist Temple of Chicago, 1151 W. Leland Ave.


George N. Maruyama, born May 5, 1918 in Salinas, CA, died September 16, 2009 at the home of his daughter, Lynn (Gary) Yamagiwa of Chicago. George was the beloved husband of 60 years to Mary (nee Wada) and the loving father to Rodney (Nancy) Maruyama, Lynn (Gary) Yamagiwa and Kevin (Heidi) Maruyama. He was the dear Jichan (Grandfather) to Caitlin, Jennifer and the late Brendan N. Maruyama, Mari and Jordan Yamagiwa and Kelsey and Nicholas Maruyama. He was the fond brother of Mas, Dick, Ken, Midori, Sue, Frank, Harry and the late Sam and Gunji. George was a founding member of The Buddhist Temple of Chicago and was active in the church on many levels. He will be remembered for his kindness of heart, his love of family and his wonderful singing. Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2009 from 1-4pm followed immediately by a memorial service at Buddhist Temple of Chicago, 1151 W. Leland Ave. Chicago, IL. 773-334-4661.
For information Lakeview Funeral Home 1458 W. Belmont Ave. 773-472-6300. or