Chayia Lee “Mr. Hlub Hmoob” passed away on October 18, 2017

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Chayia Lee "Mr. Hlub Hmoob" passed away on October 18, 2017

SUAB HMONG NEWS (10/18/2017) — Chayia Lee or best known as “Mr. Hlub Hmoob” passed away on October 18, 2017.   Neng Xiong, News Correspondent for Suab Hmong News, had an exclusive interview with Chayia Lee on March 7, 2016.

CLICK HERE to watch Suab Hmong News with Chayia Lee to remember him and his legacy in the Hmong community.

Below are words from Chayia Lee’s family on Facebook:

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our father, mentor, and friend Chayia Lee (Lis Tsav Yias.) He bravely fought cancer for almost 4 years.

A kind, loving father, son, husband, and community member, he is remembered for his smile and dedication to his community.

Chayia P. Lee (Mr. Hlub Hmoob)
1/1/53 – 10/18/17

Hmong MN New Year – President
Hmong 18 Council of MN – Board Member
Hmong Nationalities Organization (HNO)- Member & the first Region 5 Chair
Mr. Hlub Hmoob

Funeral dates are pending. Please check back for updates.

Thank you for your love and support for ChaYia and our family.