BOUA LONG CHA
Boua Long Cha, 61, of Wyandotte, Okla., passed away Monday, March 17, 2014, in his home.
He was born Sept. 11, 1952, in XayNhaBouri Laos, the son of Cha Ntxeb and Chia Vang. He was united in marriage to Chee Xiong, who survives.
Additional survivors include: one son, Chue Cha and his wife, Pa, of Wyandotte, Okla.; one brother, Chou Xiong Cha, of Laos; two sisters, Yao Cha and her husband, Zong Kai, of Laos, and Chong Cha and her husband, Chong Ze, of Milwaukee, Wis.; and six grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were his parents; one daughter, Neng; three brothers, Xiong, Ntxoov Thoob and Chong Ze; and one sister, Mai Chao.
He grew up and received his education in Laos. During the Vietnam War, he served in the American Secret Service and received a Commendation and Citation from the United States Congress on May 14, 1997, for his service. He had been a resident of the United States since 1990 and was a self-employed chicken farmer. He was a Christian and was a member of Four State Hmong Alliance Church.
Services will be from 9 a.m. until midnight Saturday, March 22; 9 a.m. until midnight Sunday, March 23, and 9 until 9:30 a.m. Monday, March 24, in McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton.
Graveside services with military honors will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, at Hazel Green Cemetery, Boulder City, under direction of McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton.
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