On Saturday, January 16, 2021, Lee Thao, a loving husband and father of five, passed away at age 45. Lee Thao was born on June 6, 1975, in Vang Vieng, Laos. He was the son of Ntxheb Xuv Thao and Chou Chang. On March 23, 1995, he married Phoua Yang. They raised three daughters, Celia, Keaira, and Crysania, and two sons, Cloud and Kenneth.
Lee had a passion for music, especially for worshiping his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ through song. He was an avid fan of the Green Bay Packers. He also had a love for Yu-Gi-Oh! and enjoyed playing all kinds of games. Lee was known for his loving heart, quick wit, his infectious smile and laugh, and kind and compassionate heart. Lee was preceded in death by his father, Ntxheb Xuv (1977), his mother, Chou (2019), and his brother, Khwb (1977). He is survived by his wife Phoua, his five children, Celia, Keaira, Cloud, Kenneth, and Crysania, his sisters Choua and Song, his brother Nhia Long, several nieces and nephews, a wild bunch of grandnephews, and a sweet grandniece.
A funeral service and visitation will be held on Monday, February 22, 2021, at Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Homes on Stewart Avenue from 9 AM to 1 PM. A GoFundMe has been established if you wish a gift to Lee’s memorial fund at gf.me/u/zgmjj8.
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