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“Noriko was such a kind person, we used to walk sometimes at Shoaf park together and she was wonderful help with marching band at Leo. I will always...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Judy Huber - Auburn, IN - Friend

“Noriko was a friend to all and she will be missed. She was a force to be reckoned with on the tennis court...but always with a smile. Even more than...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: valerie patel - fort wayne, IN

“My condolences to the family of Noriko Kimura When I became a student of JSS this year she was the director and she was so very helpful and later...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Anthony Kendrick - Kendallville, IN

“I was saddened to hear of Norikos passing. I am one of the nurses at FWMOH and gave Noriko her first Chemo treatment. What a lovely wife and mother....Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Judy Linn - Friend

“Dear Kimura-san familyIt was with utmost surprise and regret that we heard the sad news of our beloved Noriko san. We can only imagine what a...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Yohko Masaki - Fort Wayne, IN

“Words could never describe how deeply Noriko. will be missed. Forever she will remain in the hearts she has touched. ”
6 of 18 | Posted by: Cheryl Schleinkofer - Fort Wayne, IN

“I will miss your smiling face. Loved playing tennis with you and loved to have you as my partner. Rest In Peace and my prayers with your family ”
7 of 18 | Posted by: Sushila Amin - Ft wayne - Friend

“Noriko, You were always a source of joy whenever we played tennis, met at book club, or had lunch together. I was blessed having you in my life and...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Susan Cooperman - Fort Wayne, IN

“So sorry to hear of Noriko's passing. I will miss her smile and talking to her at the mailbox. Ryo and Kento please let me know if you need...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Kam Jacoby - Fort Wayne, IN

“It has been an honor to have shared with you our many life stories from past to present. My horizons have been broadened by knowing you. I will miss...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Anne Heger - Fort wayne, IN

“Ryo-my sympathies on the loss of your mother. She always had a smile and a pleasant demeanor as we encountered each other while you were at Leo. May...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Cindy Kimm - Leo, IN

“Ryo and Kento,I am so, so sorry. I can only imagine what you must be going through. I will pray for your whole family. I only met your mother a few...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Mary Hoff - Fort Wayne, IN

“I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
13 of 18 | Posted by: Tammy Davis - Butler, IN

“Ryo -I am so sorry for your loss. Marco and I are out of town and will not be able to come to the funeral home calling. We send our deepest sympathy. ”
14 of 18 | Posted by: Anne Longtine - Fort wayne, IN

“To the family of Noriko. What a sad day for us all. No words can express this human tragedy. She will forever be in everyone's hearts. Alice Sowder ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“Noriko, I don't think I ever saw you without that big smile of yours. I loved being on the court with you. I have no words to tell you how missed...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Claire Marks - Fort Wayne, IN

“You will be missed by all of us. We loved playing with you. ”
17 of 18 | Posted by: Kathy Howenstine

“Noriko, I loved playing with or against you in tennis. You were such a fighter, always smiling. You will me missed! ”
18 of 18 | Posted by: Becky Morris - Fort Wayne, IN


Noriko Kimura, 54, passed away Saturday, June 10, 2017 at her home in Fort Wayne. Born in Tokyo, Japan, Noriko moved to the United States in 1994. She was a member of the Wildwood Racket Club and was an avid tennis player and enjoyed golf. Noriko taught Japanese studies at IPFW. Surviving are her husband Hiroshi Kimura of Fort Wayne, IN; son, Ryo Kimura of Pittsburgh, PA; Kento Kimura of Fort Wayne, IN. Noriko was preceded in death by her parents, Katsuhiko and Masako Jingo. Service is 7:00 pm, Friday, June 16, 2017 at D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Avenue with calling from 4-7 pm. Memorials may be made to the Vera Bradley Foundation or online at verabradley.org or Leo High School Golf Team or IPFW Japanese School. To sign the online guest book, go to www.mccombandsons.com.