Sachi Murata

June 22, 1927 - Sept. 7, 2019


Sachi Murata, 92, of Fruitland, Idaho, passed away on September 7, 2019. Sachi was born on June 22, 1927 in Satus, Washington; she was the fifth of eight children born to Masao and Yuki Murata.

Sachi is survived by her husband of 73 years, Tom; four daughters, Apryl Davenport (Jim), Debra Ujiiye (Dennis), Kathi Murata, Shelley Howarth; one son, Thomas Murata (Jennie); four grandchildren, Trevor, Kristann, Jenifer and Bryce; six great grandchildren, Hadley, Kaelyn, Carvor, Sachi, Hudson and Braden; a sister, Sada Honda; sister-in-law, Andie Murata; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A viewing will be held from 4-7 p.m., Sunday, September 15th at Shaffer-Jensen Memory Chapel, Payette. A funeral service and a celebration of Sachi’s life will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, September 16th at the Four Rivers Cultural Center, 676 SW 5th Ave., Ontario. Sachi will be interred at Park View Cemetery, New Plymouth.

Services are under the direction of Shaffer-Jensen Memory Chapel, Fruitland. Condolences can be made to Sachi’s family at

Sachi dedicated her entire life to the service of others; therefore, in lieu of flowers, the family requests you make a donation to your favorite charity.

Load comments