Matsuye Alice Miyamoto Ogura passed away peacefully on February 8, 2022, at her home in Taylorsville, Utah. Alice was born on November 19, 1919, in Florin, California. She grew up on a farm near Turlock, California with her five brothers: Kaxumi (Ed), Kaname (Ben), Kenso (Clark), Norio (Dave), and June (Fred). She graduated from Livingston High School. When World War II started, her family was sent to Amache Relocation Center in Colorado.
Alice and Ken Ogura were married in 1945 in Salt Lake City, Utah. They had two children, Tammara and Daniel. There are four grandchildren, Christopher Ogura, Amy Myers, Sherry Kirkland and Bradley Kuramoto. There are also four great-grandchildren. Ken and Alice owned Masa Tailoring and Cleaning in Salt Lake City until 2007 when Ken passed away.
We would like to give special thanks to Jun and May Sudoko and Diane Glaser for all they did to help Alice over the years. Thank you to the kind people from Intermountain Hospice.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, February 15, 2022, 1:00 p.m. at McDougal Funeral Home, 4330 South Redwood Road, Taylorsville, Utah, where a viewing will precede services from 12-1:00 p.m. Interment, Salt Lake City Cemetery.