Youa Vang (Ntsuab Vaj) of Appleton, WI was born in Laos and came to the US in 1987. She was married to Txhiaj Yig Lis and they had 7 children, 38 grandchildren, 90 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great grandchildren. Youa's husband passed away after they were married for 12 years but she never remarried and lived with her son Chong until the day she passed.
At the age of 92 on December 18th, 2020 Youa suffered a heart attack and left this world peacefully surrounded by many of her loved ones. She was a survivor and a tenacious woman. Her greatest joys in life were her grandchildren and her great-grandchildren. Her love was fierce and she will be missed dearly.
Youa was preceded in death by her daughter Houa, who passed away a few months after she was born.
Youa is survived by her daughter Mae Lee, grandson Pao Vang (Mai Khou Lee) and their 5 children, granddaughter Ia Vang (Cha Toua Chang) and their 6 children and 1 great-great-grandchild, grandson Teng Vang (Bee Moua) and their 6 children and 1 great-great-grandchild, grandson Xa Vang (Doua Lee) and their 4 children, granddaughter Dao Vang (Xai Yang) and their 5 children and 1 great-great-grandchild, grandson Xue Vang (Yia Lor) and their 4 children, grandson Leng Vang (Lee Xiong) and their 2 children.
Daughter Ying Lee Thao (Nhiager Thao), grandson Bee Thao, grandson Sua Thao (Kristy Thao) and their child, grandson Robert Thao (Amanda Thao) and their 4 children, grandson Ken Thao (Joua Thao) and their 2 children, grandson Jack Thao, grandson Peter Thao, granddaughter Sarah Voung (Kody Voung) and their child.
She was preceded in death by her son Nao Lee who had one surviving child, granddaughter Ma Lee Lor (Chonhia Lor) and their 5 children and 1 great-great-grandchild.
Daughter Xia Lee (Chia Cha Lor), granddaughter Yia Lao (Txoob Cob Yang) and their 7 children, granddaughter Kia LorXiong (Yangpao Xiong) and their 3 children, granddaughter Mailee Lor (John Xiong) and their 3 children, granddaughter Micki Lor, grandson Mike Lor (Zoua Thao) and their 4 children, granddaughter Nancy Lor, granddaughter Palie Lor, and grandson David Lor.
Son Chong Lee (Sandy Lee), granddaughter See Lee Thao (Chia Thao) and their 2 children, granddaughter MaiKa Vang (Ling Vang) and their 4 children, grandson Toua Lee (MaiVue Lee) and their 4 children, grandson Teng Lee (Seng Vang) and their child, grandson Bee Lee (Christa) and their 2 children, granddaughter Julie and her child.
Son Tong Lee (Houa Vang),
granddaughter Sao Yang (Yeng Yang) and their 3 children,
granddaughter See Lee Vang (Thai Vang) and their 2 children, granddaughter Yee Lee (Ying Moua) and their 5 children, granddaughter Nou Lee, granddaughter Hli Lee (Lia Vue) and their 4 children, grandson Yang Lee, grandson Donny Lee, and grandson Dillen Lee.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, December 27th, 2020 at Richmond Hall in Appleton, WI and burial at Community Lutheran Cemetery in Freedom, WI on Monday, December 28th, 2020.
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