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Noboru “Nob” Ishida
May 26, 1924 – Nov 25, 2019
Noboru Ishida obit
Noboru “Nob” Ishida (1924-2019)

Noboru “Nob” Ishida

May 26, 1924 – Nov 25, 2019

Noboru “Nob” Ishida, 95, of Ceres, CA passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday, Nov. 25, 2019 in Modesto. Nob was born in Rio Vista to Kametaro and Rii Ishida on May 25, 1924. In 1961 he married Fumiko Fujimoto and together they had two children. Nob was a veteran and served honorably in the U.S. Army. He later worked as a farmer for 44 years.

Nob is survived by his wife of 58 years, Fumiko Ishida;, his children; Cyndy (Glenn) Tokubo of Clovis and Gayle (Victor) Yamamoto of Turlock; his grandchildren, Joshua Burch and Ryan Yamamoto, both of Turlock; and many nieces and nephews.

Nob is preceded in death by his parents, and siblings Jack Ishida of Modesto, Haru Nakagawa of Oakland, and Tomiko Ishida of Denver, Colo.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00am, Saturday, December 14, 2019 at Franklin & Downs Funeral Home, McHenry Chapel: 1050 McHenry Ave. Modesto, CA. Noboru will later be laid to rest privately by his family at Lakewood Memorial Park. Memorial donations in Nob’s honor may be sent to the Alzheimer’s Association at

The family would like to extend our sincere appreciation to Marinela Placintar, owner of Golden Age Home Care, for providing a loving, caring, environment for Nob while he was a resident. Nob’s family would also like to express a heartfelt gratitude to primary caregivers Allan and Rose Ann Aller for the exceptional care provided.

–Ceres (Calif.) Courier

Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2018