Chinh Van Nguyen, 75, passed away, October, 9th, 2016. He was born on October, 18th 1941.
Coming from a farmer family in the rural district of Long An Province, by 12, he left home to live and study in the town of Tan An, Vietnam. He became a teacher, then a South Vietnam officer as Vietnam War escalated and then became a provincial congressman of Long An before 1975 in Vietnam.
After 1975, he joined millions of South Vietnamese to escape Vietnam for freedom. He came to the U.S. in 1985. Already in his early 40s, he rebuilt his life and then in his 50s, his family finally reunited with him in the U.S.
He was very active in Vietnamese community in Wichita and vicinity.
Visitation: Thursday 1 p.m. – 8 p.m. and Friday 1 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Memorial Flag by South Vietnam Veterans, Eulogy and Remembrances: Friday October 14th 2016 5 p.m.
Traditional Buddhist Funeral 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Saturday October 15th 2016 at Reflection Pointe Funeral and Cremation Services.