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Mi Mei

January 1, 1941 ~ October 24, 2018 (age 77)


MI MEI, age 77, of Worthington, died Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at the Ava's House Hospice in Sioux Falls, SD.

Grandma Mei had a long journey in life.
Grandma Mei was born in January 1st 1941 in the village of Paw Thaw Bleh der Burma. Her father was Htoo Say and her mother was Naw Kaw she had 4 siblings and she was the middle child. Her family left her and had to live on her own. She lived a rough life, but she never gave up and managed to continue. She trusted God to guide her through her trouble times. God gave her husband Pah Mi and they started a life together in 1950.

God blessed them with 6 children, 2 sons and 4 daughters. They had to go through WWll when the Japanese took over Burma. Ever since then they had and even tougher life. After WWll the British came back and made peace, but they were still living a poor life. God stayed with them and helped them to continue on. In 1997 the Burmese came and burned the village and they had to leave immediately, even so God lead them to a peaceful place at a Refugee camp in Thailand. They lived there for about 20 years. They left everything in God's hand and later came to United States in 2007 to October 2018. In late September Grandma Mei became. Really ill and had to put up with a lot of health issues. Despite this she still kept on fighting. In October 24 at 4:45am God took her home. Grandma Mei had 6 children, 10 grandchildren, and 7 grand kids. Grandma Mei was a strong woman who lived a positive life despite her struggles in life and made it beautiful.

Mi is survived by her one son; and many grandchildren.

   Visitation will be from 5-7 pm Monday at the Indian Lake Baptist Church. Funeral will be Monday at 7 pm at the Indian Lake Baptist Church officiated by Pastor Jonathan Larson and Pastor Eh Ler Paw. Burial will be in the Indian Lake Baptist Cemetery at 3:30 pm on Tuesday.

   Dingmann Funeral Home, in Worthington, is in charge of arrangements.


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