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Anna Toshiko Nagata

Anna Toshiko Nagata beloved wife of the late Robert "Bob" Nagata and loving mother of Joyce, Jane (Stephen) Coyle, Steven, and the late William "Bill" Nagata. Adoring grandmother of Katie Lee, Robert Coyle and Alanna (Ben) Colburn. Great grandmother of Amelia Colburn. Born May, 5 1925 in Gallup, New Mexico to Jime and Aiko (Miyamoto) Hirakawa. The youngest sister of Mary (Tom) Higgs, Kiku (James) Ogata, Louis (Ruby) Hirakawa, and James (Memii) Hirakawa, all deceased.

She passed away peacefully at home in Chicago with her daughter Jane and son Steven at her side. We fondly remember her as loving her time with her children and her many nieces and nephews when they were young and in her more independent years, pursuing a continuing interest in gardening, holistic nutrition and remaining active with aerobics, tai chi, and yoga. She especially loved the time spent fishing with her youngest son William at their cottage in Wisconsin.

She recently returned to Chicago, the city she called home after residing on the East Coast with her daughters to live in the home renovated for her by her son Steven.

A memorial service for Anna will be held at a later date.

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