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Rodney Takashi Tanabe

June 15, 1950 — June 11, 2023


Rodney Takashi Tanabe, 72, of Aurora, Colorado passed away in the early morning of June 11, 2023.  Rodney was born on June 15, 1950 to Jimmy Y and Mary Tanabe in Denver, Colorado. 


Oldest son of 8 children, loving husband to Mable, father to Tina (Ole) Kraby, Jason (Debbie) Tanabe, bonus daughters Tamera McGee and Tabitha Wigal.  Beloved grandfather to 7, brother, uncle and friend to many.


The only things Rod was more passionate about than his family were golf and his love of all Denver sports teams.  Memorial Services will be held at Fort Logan Cemetery on July 7, 2023 at 9:30am.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Service

Friday, July 7, 2023

9:30 - 10:00 am (Mountain (no DST) time)

Fort Logan National Cemetery

3698 S Sheridan Blvd, Denver, CO 80236

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