Friday, June 22, 2007

Song Thao, 66, of Jenkins, passed away on Wednesday, June 6, 2007, at the Barry County Care Center in Cassville.

She was born on June 12, 1940, in Hai Muang Xieng Khuang, Loas. She married Sa Chao Thao in 1956. In 1979 she and her husband moved to the United States and resided in Alabama. In 2004 they moved to the Jenkins area to farm and make their home. Her husband preceded her in death on May 6, 2004.

Survivors include: seven children, Bi Thao, of Minneapolis, Minn., La Thao, of Minneapolis, Minn., Nathan Song Thao and his wife, Hope True Yang, of Jenkins, Luke Va Thao and his wife, Konou Hang Thao, of Brooklyn Center, Minn., Tou Thao, of Warsaw, Wisc., Tayler Shoua Thao and her husband, Troy Khoua Vang, of Acklin, Ark., David Yee Thao and his wife, Susan Vang, of Warsaw, Wisc.; siblings include, Nkag Foom Yaaj, of Minneapolis, Minn., Tswv looj Yaaj, of St. Paul, Minn., Nyaj Ntxawg Yaaj, of Milwaukee, Wisc., Vaam Tswg Yaaj, of Brooklyn Center, Minn., and Qhua Pa Yaaj, of St. Paul, Minn.; 33 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends on Saturday and Sunday, June 23 and 24 at the White Funeral Home in Cassville. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, June 26 at 12 noon at the Crystal Lake Cemetery in Minneapolis, Minn.

Arrangements are under the direction of the White Funeral Home, Cassville.