Mai Yia Vang, age 45 of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin passed away on Monday, March 11, 2019 after a long struggle with breast cancer. She spent her last day with lots of love from family and friends. She is survived by her husband, Cher Thai, and her seven children, Pa Tshia, Sia, Kristina, Randy, Alan, Nicholas and Landon Vang. She was born to Xia Soua Thao and Chao Xiong on October, 14 1973. Mai Yia had four siblings, Kou, Bo, Lisa and James Thao who all resides in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin.
Mai Yia grew up in Madison, Wisconsin, graduating from Madison East High school and later resided in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin for the remainder of her time. She was a hardworking and strong woman even through her battle with cancer. With any hardship from coming to the US as a child to battling cancer twice, she persevered with laughter and love. Though she may have had a heart and joy of a child, she was a leader and mother to all her children, siblings, nieces and nephews. She was loved by many and brought laughter to all with her sass and wit.
A funeral service will take place at Cress Funeral & Cremation Service, 5801 Hwy 51 McFarland, WI 53558 on Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 9am to 10pm, Sunday March 24, 2019 from 9am to 10pm and Monday March 25, 2019 from 9am to 12pm. Following the last service will be the burial at Forest Hill Cemetery on 1 Speedway Road in Madison, Wisconsin 53705.
Special thanks to the staff of Agrace Hospice for assisting in keeping Mai Vang comfortable and helping the family with the process.
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I did not know Mai Yia or her family & what a tragic loss of a very
beautiful soul and may she rest in peace
We will always love you! Thanks for becoming our Guardian Angel now.
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