Jenny Setsuko Nishimura

Peacefully, at the Tuxedo Villa, on Thursday, December 25, 2008, Jenny Setsuko Nishimura, wife of the Late Rev. Hidoe Nishimura, entered Nirvana at the age of 99 years.

Jenny was born June 19, 1909 in Shiga-Ken, Japan and immigrated to Canada in 1934. She and her husband lived in British Columbia before moving to Winnipeg during the Second World War. She was predeceased by her husband in 1971. Jenny taught Sunday School at the Manitoba Buddhist Temple and worked hard to introduce Japanese culture to the community.

The family would like to thank the staff of the Extendicare Tuxedo Villa for the compassion and care given to Jenny and a special thanks to her friends and temple members who helped to provide palliative care to Jenny. Funeral service 2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 17, 2009 at Manitoba Buddhist Temple, 39 Tecumseh Street with Sensei Fredrich Ulrich officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Manitoba Buddhist Temple at 39 Tecumseh Street, Winnipeg, MB R3E 3J8.