Ken Kikkawa

Ken Kikkawa is the youngest of Robert and Alice Kikkawa’s four children. He resides in Altadena, CA and has been married to Karen (Takesako) Kikkawa for 29 years. They have a 21-year old son, Kendall, who attends UC Berkeley and a 19-year old daughter, Kyla, who attends Washington University in St. Louis.

Updated November 2020

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Nikkei Chronicles #9—More Than a Game: Nikkei Sports

My Love and Life in Sports

Until my beloved wife Alice passed away suddenly last year, I considered myself the luckiest man in the world. We were happily married for 65 years and we had 4 grown children and 10 grandchildren. In perfect gender symmetry, we had two daughters and two sons, and they in turn gave us 5 granddaughters and 5 grandsons.

We did almost everything together—including watching lots of games. We first watched our daughters play JAO basketball and softball, high school archery, badminton, and basketball, and then volleyball and SCWAU basketball. We also watched our sons play CYC baseball and basketball, high ...

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