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One Vithaysab

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

One Vithayasab, age 71, of Storm Lake, died Thursday, March 31, 2011 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City.

Funeral mass was Sunday, April 3, 2011 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Storm Lake. Burial was in the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Storm Lake. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home of Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements.

One Vithayasab, son of Heung and Niuy Vithayasab, was born on May 10, 1939, in Xiangkoung, Laos.

In 1963, One was united in marriage to Chaeng Thommaviseth in Phounhome, Laos. Together, they raised eleven children: Khamphan, Kingkeo, Phan, Khanthalee, Douang, Saeng, Davanh, Tin, Thainalinh, Polin and Souninh.

During One's time in Laos, he proudly served in the Army.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, cooking and gardening. More than anything, One loved spending time with his beloved wife, children and grandchildren.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Chaeng Vithayasab of Storm Lake; his children: Khamphan Vithayasab of Laos; Kingkeo (Don) Vithayasab of Laos; Phan (Phonxay) Vithayasab of Laos; Khanthalee (Thongkoun) Vithayasab of Laos; Douang (Joy) Vithayasab of Alta; Saeng (Py) Somphanthabansouk of Storm Lake; Davanh (Sone) Chounthirath of Fort Dodge; Tin Vithayasab of Storm Lake; Thainalinh (Josh) Vithayasab of Storm Lake; Polin (Amanda) Vithayasab of Ames; Souninh Vithayasab of Ames; 20 grandchildren; two great grandchildren; extended family and friends.

One was preceded in death by his parents and sister.