WAKARUSA — Beu Saengtavanh, 81, of Wakarusa, died at 3:45 p.m. Monday, July 7, in his residence. He had been in ill health since March.
He was born April 12, 1933, in Laos. Mr. Saengtavanh came to the U.S. as a refugee in 1987. He moved to Wakarusa in 1988 from Chicago.
While in Laos, he served in the Laotian military and French military for 26 years. After moving to Wakarusa, he worked at J & N Stone for 10 years.
Mr. Saengtavanh is survived by his wife, Thip; son Tong (Kita) Saengtavanh of Wakarusa; and grandchildren Alismond, Allison and Lydia Saengtavahn.
Family and friends may call for an hour prior to the 1 p.m. Saturday, July 12, funeral service at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home in Wakarusa. Cremation will follow.
Memorial contributions may be given to the charity of the donor’s choice.