Chanhsamone Sotphrachith, 33 - April 25, 2014Chanhsamone “Samone” “Jen” Sotphrachith, 33, of Gothenburg, originally of Thailand, died Friday, April 25, 2014, at Gothenburg Memorial Hospital.
Services will take place on Saturday, May 3, at 1 p.m. at the Evangelical Free Church, 1721 Lake Ave., at Gothenburg with the Rev. Nathaniel Gustafson officiating. Interment will be at the Rose Hill Cemetery at Callaway.
A visitation will be conducted at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel of Gothenburg on Friday, May 2, from 1 to 8 p.m. with family members present from 5 to 7 p.m.
Sotphrachith was born Oct. 10, 1980, in a refugee camp in Thailand, daughter of Bounchanh and Vilayvone (Sotthachith) Sotphrachith. She moved to the United States with her family when she was 5 months old.
She resided at Lexington most of her younger life, and also lived at Blair and Lincoln. She spent a few years at Callaway before moving to Gothenburg.
?Sotphrachith was a waitress at many restaurants and worked as a cashier at Callaway Drug. After her daughter was born, she became a stay-at-home mom.
?She enjoyed spending quality time with her daughter and pets as well as enjoying cooking, keeping a clean home, watching movies, listening to music and helping others, according to family members.
?Survivors include: her daughter, Joslyn Odessa Edgington of Callaway; her parents, Bounchanh and Vilayvone Sotphrachith of Nebraska City; two brothers—Robert and Bobby Sotphrachith of Nebraska City; a sister, Sisouvone Sotphrachith of Nebraska City; nephew, Nathaniel Colin Sotphrachith; her boyfriend, Aaron Beachel of Gothenburg; numerous other family members.
Memorials are suggested to the family c/o Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel, 620 10th St., Gothenburg, NE 69138.
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