Obit: Strebe, Nobuko Akase (1938 - 2014)
Contact: Robert Lipprandt
----Source: The Star News (Medford, WI) 12/31/2014
Strebe, Nobuko Akase (2 JUL 1938 - 31 DEC 2014)
Nobuko Akase Strebe, 76 years old, of Pueblo West, Colo. who passed away on Dec. 31 of natural causes, has joined the Lord. Nobuko was married to Arnold G. Strebe, formerly of Goodrich, on Jan. 30, 1959 in Toyko, Japan.
She passed away on New Year's Eve doing the things she loved. She was square and line dancing with family and friends and closed the dance by singing Auld Lang Syne in Japanese.
There was a memorial service at 11 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 5, 2015 at the Church of Christ in Florence, Colo.
Nobuko was born in Nagasaki, Japan on July 2, 1938.
Nobuko was a Nagasaki atom bomb survivor and lived a full and meaningful life and was loved and adored by many. She enjoyed creating special moments with family and friends throughout her entire life. She enjoyed square dancing, line dancing, traveling and helping others.
Nobuko is survived by her husband Arnold; three children, Arnold (Sigrid), Tori, and Glenn (Terri); four grandchildren, Tori (Paul), Courtney, Joshua (Meagan), and Kamiko; two great-grandchildren, Adeline and Duncan; one brother; and four sisters.
Nobuko was preceded in death by her father, Tadakatsu, her mother, Yoshi, and two brothers, Kaji and Shuzo.
Memorials may be made directly to Alzheimer's Association, 4104 Outlook Blvd. Bldg. B, Pueblo, CO 81008.
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