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Norman T. Kushino, DDS

Norman T. Kushino, DDS, age 74, of Golden Valley passed away on Oct. 16, 2007. Preceded in death by parents, Tad and Kay; and brother Allen Kushino. Survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Cathy (Catherine (Barry) originally from Morris); daughters, Patrice (Jeff) Erickson, Elise (Kalid) Kouatli, and Terri (Patrick) Tompkins; grandchildren, Ashley, Joe, and Emily Erickson, Nick and Jacob Kouatli, Madeline and Isabel Tompkins; brother, Richard (Frances) Kushino; sister-in-law, Coleen Kushino; and niece, Sarah Kushino.

He was a graduate of Univ. of MN School of Dentistry, and practiced dentistry for 42 years. He was a member of the American Dental Association, Northside Study Group and Japanese-American Citizens League. In lieu of flowers, memorials should go to Twin City JACL Scholarship Committee, American Cancer Society or North Memorial Residential Hospice. Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, Oct. 20 at the Church of the Good Shepherd, Golden Valley. Interment was held at Lakewood Cemetery. Washburn-McReavy in Edina was in charge of arrangements.