Janet M. Nakano, age 81, passed away quietly on Saturday, February 24, after a long battle with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. She spent her life involved in family and community. Actively working with the Boy Scouts in the Seattle Thunderbird District. She was den mother; and committee chair for several different cub packs in the district. She was the recepiant of the Silver Beaver Award; District Award of Merit; Hideo Hoshide Honor Award; and the Thomas Kubota Honor Award. She was also an active bowler and crafter.
Janet is survived by her dog Josie, Daughter - Shirley Nakano, Son - Roy Nakano; Grandsons – Ricky Pieczynski, Chris Nakano; and Great-Grandson CJ Nakano.
In lieu of flowers please consider a donation in Janet’s memory to the Boys Scouts of America; Thunderbird District; Pinewood Derby Track Fund; 3120 Rainier Ave S; Seattle, WA 98144
Private Family Services to be held in April. Share memories of Janet on the online guestbook at www.emmickfunerals.com
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