Choom Cavanh,92, of Sheboygan, passed away peacefully on October 2, 2022. Choom was born in Luang Namtha, Laos in 1930.
He spent 15 years in the French military, then the Royal Lao Army as a Master Sergeant Third Class. He served in the Vietnam War. After two years in refugee camps in Laos and Thailand, he brought his family to America on March 19, 1990.
Choom was a jack of all trades. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, practicing religion, learning, and most importantly, taking care of his family. He believed that all people were beautiful. “If you have one color of flowers, how would you know it’s beautiful? It is only until you put together many different flowers of different colors until you discover true beauty.”
He is survived by his wife Kam, nine children, 32 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, October 14, 2022, at 3:00 PM at Ballhorn Chapels Funeral & Cremation Care Center, 1201 N. 8th St. Relatives and friends may visit with the family on Friday, October 14, 2022, from 1:00 PM until the time of service at the FUNERAL HOME. If you are unable to join the family for Choom’s service, it will be livestreamed on his obituary page on the funeral home website.