July 31, 1943 – February 19, 2014
Ken passed away on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at St. Paul’s Hospital in Saskatoon, SK. Ken is survived by his daughter Kara (Shelby Newell); granddaughter Maci; close friend Bobbi Ehman; sisters Betty Terakita; Sally Terakita, Jean Matsushita and Marge (Ken) Nagata; brother Bob Terakita; his Hawaiian brother Phil (Vivian) Cromartie – their daughter Crystal – son Janel (Clarin) and children Mike and David; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Mickey and Kimiyo Terakita; brother-in-law Dan Matsushita and nephew Bruce Nagata. Ken was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was also a voracious reader, often finishing a new book every day. The birth of his granddaughter became his new passion in life. Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, February 28, 2014 at Gray’s Funeral Chapel, 575 – 28th Street West, Prince Albert, SK with Major Glenn S. Patey officiating. Interment will be held at a later date. In lieu of other tributes, memorial donations can be made to the S.P.C.A., PO Box 1832, Prince Albert, SK S6V 6J9. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.grays.ca. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Gray's Funeral Chapel, Drew Gray, Funeral Director (306-922-4729).