July 29, 1921 – March 11, 2018
John Mitani, 96 years young, of Jerome, Idaho passed away on Sunday, March 11, 2018, at St. Luke’s Magic Valley.
John was born July 29, 1921in Twin Falls, Idaho the son of Masahiko and Itsu Mitani. He was raised and educated in Jerome, graduating from Jerome High School.
John married Sue Yaguchi on Nov. 9, 1950, in Twin Falls, Idaho. Together they had two children.
John served in the Army during WWII. After the war, John farmed for Joe Marshall and C.J. Marshall.
He enjoyed fishing and gardening. He was a member of American Legion Post #46 in Jerome.
John is survived by his wife Sue; his daughter Ruby (Byron) Marshall; his son Charles Mitani; six grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 15, 2018, at 10:00 am at Demaray’s Jerome Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow at the Jerome Cemetery.