Stan S. Kuramoto
Sunday, April 26, 1959
Date of Death:
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
59 years old
Stan S. Kuramoto
Stan S. Kuramoto, 59, of Rochester, passed away Wednesday, April 10th at Seasons Hospice House in Rochester after a short, courageous battle with kidney cancer.
Stan was born April 26, 1959 in Chicago, IL to Tamotsu and Rosie Kuramoto. He graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign with a degree in computer science. He went on to work for IBM in Manassas, VA before moving to Rochester in 1993.
In 1986, he married Natalie Wo in Manassas, VA and they started their family before moving to Rochester.
Stan was involved with Med-City Aquatics. He was a board member, parent and coach with Euro Football Club. He also coached the John Marshall Girls’ Varsity soccer team for five years. Stan was an avid Chicago sports fan including the Bulls, Bears, and Cubs. He enjoyed watching Arsenal FC and the Tour De France.
He is survived by his wife, Natalie; three daughters, Sydney and Taylor of St. Paul, and Sloane of Rochester; and his parents. He is also survived by his sister, Kathy (George) Martinez of Chicago, IL; and his brother Tracy (Judy Mannetter) Kuramoto of Chicago, IL.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Peter Kuramoto.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 27, 2019 in the River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.
Memorials are preferred to Seasons Hospice.
The family of Stan S. Kuramoto has received the following condolences.
Dear Kuramoto Family,
I was saddened to learn of Stan’s leaving this world. I had the pleasure of working with Stan at RSC, ShowCase, SPSS and ultimately IBM. He was kind, compassionate, smart and devoted. His gifts will be greatly missed.
My thoughts and prayers are with your family.
Natalie, Sydney, Sloane, and Taylor,
We are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Suzanne, Tess, and Tristan Trejo
Natalie, Sydney, Sloane and Taylor, I was shocked and saddened to hear about the death of your husband and father. I will keep all of you in my thoughts and prayers. Take care and God bless, Linda
Natalie, Sydney, Taylor and Sloane
We are very saddened to hear about the passing of Stan, our deepest and heartfelt condolences to you all.
He will be missed by all.
Mervyn, Michelle, Pascaul and Juamaine Venter
to the Kuramoto family,
so sorry for the loss of your husband and dad. We are sure he will be greatly missed by all of you who loved him and worked with him over the years. You are in our prayers.
Natalie, Sydney, Taylor, and Sloane,
I am so sorry to hear about the illness and death of Stan.
Stan has left a lasting legacy in all of you. He has left a lasting legacy through his coaching and in bringing professional soccer coaching to SE Minnesota.
Prayers for you and your family.
May light perpetual shine upon him. May his memory be Eternal!
Natalie, Sydney, Sloane and Taylor,
Our hearts go out to you at this time of mourning. As you surround yourself with family and friends, may the sharing of stories and memories bring you joy in your sadness.
Our family is holding you in our hearts.
Peace to you all,
Jody, Jay, Barret, Nick and Hannah
Natalie & family - I was so saddened to hear of Stan's sudden passing. You're all in my thoughts & prayers during this difficult time.
Marcia, Jenny, Andy & Charlie
Dear Natalie and girls,
We are so sorry to hear about Stan's passing. We are sending sympathy and caring thoughts to you at this difficult time. Take care and hoping for peaceful days ahead. Love, Randy and Jane Schmidt and girls.
With deepest sympathy, I hope you find warmth and compassion from friends and family at this difficult time.
Dear Natalie, Sloane, Sydney, and Taylor:
It was a pleasure getting to know you over the past weeks. I wish it could have been over better circumstances. Please accept my condolences.
I will miss my "work" meetings with Stan in conference room B (Broadway Pizza).
We were deeply saddened to hear about your loss. Stan’s deep passion for soccer shined in his coaching in Euro and at John Marshall. We will keep your whole family in our thoughts and prayers.
We are very sorry for your loss.
Stan was a key member of our team and our community, here at IBM Watson.
We will always remember him and continue to carry his spirit with us.
Natalie so sorry for your loss. God bless you and keep you. Praying for His love to comfort and sustain you during this very difficult time.
Our thoughts are with you all during this difficult time. We have fond memories of Stan coaching our girls at John Marshall and summer Euro soccer. He put his heart and soul into coaching, and it was much appreciated.
May your many memories sustain you and help you find peace.
The Eckerman Family
Dear Kuramoto family,
We are so sad to hear of Stan’s passing. We remember how much he seemed to enjoy being the girl’s soccer coach. Amelia learned a lot from her experiences with Stan and the John Marshall Gurl’s Soccer Team.
Our hearts go out to you all as you learn to move forward without your beloved husband and father.
The Krolak family
I am so very sorry for your loss. I remember Stan as a willing and able volunteer from the days of Med City Aquatics. I wish you peace, comfort and healing.