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Kira Janai

November 8, 1972 – August 25, 2022

Kira Secrease
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Obituary for Kira Janai Secrease


Kira Janai Secrease was born in San Leandro, California on November 8, 1972, to
Nisaa Hasan and Anderson Allen. He transitioned into eternal rest on Thursday,
August 25, 2022.

Kira relocated to Southern California with his mother and siblings, where he lived for several years. He attended elementary schools in Los Angeles, Rialto, and Fontana. He attended Bloomington High School and San Bernardino High School.

Kira’s early life was rocky, involving incarceration at times. His desire to be a positive influence, gave him the push to change his old habits and decisions regarding his life. He later established his residence and career in San Leandro, California.

Kira worked many labor jobs over the years in which he developed a passion for working with his hands. This led him to obtaining a Certified Electrical Safety Worker credential. He worked as an electrical laborer in the construction industry, which allowed him to travel on work assignments throughout much of the Western United States.

Kira was affectionately called “K” by his family and friends. He was known for his sense of humor. He loved to hike and spend time outdoors enjoying nature. He laughed often and enjoyed spending time with his family members. He often said, “The time has come, for true love, God’s true love.”

Kira loved and cherished his children. His children are daughters Elizabeth Funchess (mother, Benita Mosqueda), Shanee Rimmer (mother, Shelly Price); son Kingston Smith (mother, Jennifer Patton). His children saw their dad as a very powerful, loving, and really handsome man, with a fun personality. He was misunderstood, because of his dark past, but was strong, smart, and very brave. He was goofy, loud mouthed, and loveable, which made him enjoyable to be around. Kira was united in marriage to Shelly Price for 5 years.

Kira was preceded in death by his mother, Nisaa Hasan.

Kira leaves to cherish his memory: daughters Elizabeth Funchess of Redlands, CA, Shanee Rimmer of Hesperia, CA; son Kingston Smith of San Bernardino, CA; sisters Chandra Hasan of Las Vegas, NV, Amida Hasan of Stockton, CA; brother André Secrease (Kimberly) of Stockton, CA; grandchild Zaiden Harris of Hesperia, CA; nieces Khadijah Hasan, Theresa Trujillo, Delia Garcia, Amidah Hasan, De’Vine Hasan, A’Jah Arnold, N’Diyah Arnold; nephews Khalid Peters, D’Andre Secrease, Christopher Arnold; as well as a host of other relatives and friends.

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Service Information

Friday, September 9th, 2022 11:00am
Progressive Community Church
2820 South B Street
Stockton, CA 95206
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