Bouavanh Phanhlathy


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Posted Online: Jan. 02, 2013, 6:03 pm
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Funeral services for Bouavanh Phanhlathy, 65, of Rock Island, will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Van Hoe Funeral Home, East Moline. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home.
Bo Phanhlathy died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at Trinity Rock Island. Memorials may be made to the family.
Bouavanh was born Nov. 14, 1947, in Laos, the son of Phanh and Kong Phanhlathy. He married Khamnang Bousy in 1978, in Thailand.
He had worked at Custom Pak, Clinton, Iowa. He enjoyed fishing, golfing and working on cars. He loved his friends and family. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife, Khamnang Phanhlathy, Rock Island; children, Khemphet Phanhlathy and Somchanh Phanhlathy, both of Rock Island; two grandchildren; siblings, Lee Thyravong, Storm Lake, Iowa, Vanh Thyravong, Cresent City, Fla., and Thai Keobapha, Storm Lake. He was preceded in death by his father and son, David.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.vanhoe.com.














 



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