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Yen Thi Tran

April 20, 1937 — January 22, 2021

Yen Thi Tran, 83, Pennsauken, New Jersey, passed away on January 22, 2021.

Yen was born April 20, 1937, in southern Vietnam.  She grew up in the seaside city of Nha Trang before migrating to the United States in 1975. Yen and her family settled in Bismarck for several years until she moved to New Jersey in 1990, where she spent the remainder of her life.  Everyone who knew Yen will remember her for her generosity, her resilience and her cooking.  Her greatest joy in life was taking care of others, especially her five children.

Yen was preceded in death by her parents, Nhan Van Tran and Mai Thi Le; first husband, Hall Van Nguyen; and brother, Quang Van Tran.

Yen will be forever missed by her husband, Loc Tran, Pennsauken, N.J.; sons, Kien Nguyen, Savage, Minn., and Dung (Darcie Blue Earth) Nguyen, Bismarck; daughters, Nancy Nguyen, Jordan, Minn., Michelle Nguyen, Savage, Minn., and Lien Tran-Doan, St. Paul, Minn.; grandchildren, Jada, Jaxon, Vannyka and Paxtyn; sister, Nhung Tran, Bismarck; brothers, Tin Tran Philadelphia, Penn., Vihn Tran and Thanh Tran, both of Vietnam; and many more extended family and friends in the U.S. and Vietnam.

A private family graveside service will be held at Fairview Cemetery, Bismarck.

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