Noboru "Nob" Takemoto of Clovis died on March 7 at the age of 84. Nob was a devoted husband to Kazuko "Kaye" for 61 years, a loving father to Kathy Takemoto, Beverly Herron, Stacee Harbour, and a faithful dog owner to Mikey. Nob was honorable icon in the lives of his grandchildren, Natalee, Benjamin, Max, Morgan, John-Luc, and Jaxun. He was also a cherished brother of Betty Kawano, Cora Kobayashi, Dorothy Iwata, Morio Takemoto, and Ugi Takemtoto. Born on April 22, 1928 in Lafayette, CO Nob was 22 when he met Kaye. They married and then Nob served as a military police officer from 1952 to 1954 in Germany. Nob enjoyed taking photographs, walking Mikey and spending time with his wife and grandchildren. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 16, at 1:00 pm at the United Japanese Christian Church.