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Sam Kurose, former owner of Nak's Market in Menlo Park, dies at 77

Original post made on Feb 8, 2020

Seikichi "Sam" Kurose, who with his wife Ikie owned Nak's Market in Menlo Park for decades, died on Jan. 26 at age 77. He is remembered by family and friends as an "extraordinarily kind" man who faced an unkind illness bravely.


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Posted by SaraMP
a resident of Menlo Park: Linfield Oaks
on Feb 8, 2020 at 9:08 am

My deepest condolences on the passing of Sam. The Kurose family was such a wonderful part of downtown Menlo Park and my whole family misses Nak's to this day. What a huge loss!


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Posted by A Downtowner
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Feb 10, 2020 at 12:42 pm

Sam was such a kind and gracious man. It was always a joy going to Nak's. He personally helped me find just the right thing on many occasions. With his gentle manner and kind smile, he made Nak's a very special and welcoming place. My heartfelt condolences to his wonderful family.


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Posted by Jon Castor
a resident of Woodside: Woodside Heights
on Feb 10, 2020 at 5:15 pm

So sorry to hear this news. We also have many fond memories of Sam, Ikie, and Nak's. Adding our condolences to the Kurose family. You are missed!


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