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Nguyen Van Huyen

October 20, 1900 ~ March 24, 2011 (age 110)


In Loving Memory of Phero NGUYEN-VAN-HUYEN 1900-2011 Nguyen Van Huyen, 110, an Oriental Medicine Practitioner who fled his native Viet-Nam for the United States in 1975, passed away on Thursday, March 24, 2011 at Aurora South Medical Center after the last blessing. Born in Thai Nguyen, Viet-Nam on October 20, 1900, Mr. Nguyen practiced herbal medicine and cured thousands of adults and children over the 60 years of his career. Mr. Nguyen was a civic and lay Catholic Church Leader. As A result, he was imprisoned by the Communist for nearly two years in the Northern Vietnam for anti-Communist propaganda. Mr. Nguyen was active in the charitable organizations to relieve the sick and the poor and to rescue flood and tornado victims in Viet-Nam every year. He was a role model for children and adults all his life. Mr. Nguyen is survived by his five daughters, two sons, forty six grandchildren and sixty two great grandchildren, most of whom are living in Colorado. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at Queen of Vietnamese Martyrs Catholic Church in Wheat Ridge, Colorado on Saturday 2nd of April, 2011, at 11:00 AM followed by burial at Mount Olivet Cemetery. The Horan & McConaty Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Please share your memories of Mr. Nguyen and condolences with his family by selecting the "Sign guestbook" link.


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