December 4, 1927 ˜ October 24, 2021
Nobue Bedient, 93 of Tualatin, OR, passed away Oct. 24, 2021, with her family by her side. Nobue was born in Yokosuka, Japan Dec. 4, 1927, to Fumiko Hosaka and Motoharu Saika. She was married to Daryl Bedient for 51 years. Nobue is survived by her husband, Daryl; daughter, Sonya; brother, Tsuyohi Saika; and sister, Masae Wolfe.
Nobue had an adventurous spirit and loved to travel. She loved listening to classical music, and had an artistic side and enjoyed sketching and painting. She worked for the US Department of Defense in Yokosuka, Japan where she met her husband, Daryl. They lived in the Vancouver area from 1979 until 2020. Nobue will be remembered for her words of wisdom, kind smiles, a gratuitous spirit, a gentle and loving soul, and an unsurpassed generosity that she bestowed to all who were close to her heart.
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Published by The Columbian on Nov. 14, 2021.