Obituary: Chris Amundsen, Owner of KoKoRo in Maplewood

by The Village Green
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Longtime Maplewood resident Chris B. Amundsen died unexpectedly on December 20, 2016. He and his wife Susan J. Onuma own KoKoRo in Maplewood Village. Chris was a member of the Maplewood Village Alliance Board for the last six years.

Chris is survived by his wife Susan, his twin sister Susan Amundsen (Seattle) and his brother Craig Amundsen (Chicago). A graduate of Grinnell College (Economics) and the University of Pennsylvania (Masters in Public Policy), Chris was an economist by profession for the semi-conductor industry, a jazz lover and a diehard Chicago Cubs fan.

A celebration of his life will be held at the Maplewood “Little” Club (489 Ridgewood Road) on Sunday, January 15, 2017 from 1 – 3 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to:

Grinnell College, Office of Development and Alumni Relations 733 Broad St., Grinnell, IA 50112-1690

A service will also be held in New York on:

January 14 (Saturday) 2 – 4 p.m. @
Japanese American Association of New York
49 West 45th Street, 11th floor (between 5th and 6th Avenue)
New York, New York 10177

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