Dale Burk brought their bride, Wakako, to Trego, after getting being stationed because of the U.S. Navy in Tokyo. Wakako, referred to as Katie, worked during the Elks Lodge in Kalispell for 35 years; she passed away couple of years ago. (Photos thanks to Kathleen Burk)
Washington Post editor Kathryn Tolbert, 3rd from remaining, is pictured with users of the Aho family members have been interviewed when it comes to Japanese war brides dental history task. From kept are Kyoko Aho, Emy Aho, Tolbert, Kathlene Burk (whoever loved ones additionally had been interviewed), James Aho and John Aho.
Wakako “Katie” Burk and Kazuko “Kay” Aho are pictured years that are many at the Elk’s Lodge home in Kalispell. Japanese war brides often held jobs when you look at the solution industry, and used “American” first names to assist them to absorb to their communities.
Kathryn Tolbert, an editor during the Washinton Post plus the child of the Japanese war bride, interviews Marianne Roose of Fortine for the war brides dental history task. Roose is the sis of Dale Burk, who brought their bride that is japanese to into the Trego area.
Japanese war brides who had been delivered to the Flathead Valley associated with the other person and formed an organization they called the Joy Luck that is japanese Club. (more…)