Sept. 10, 1946 - Jan. 11, 2013
CENTREVILLE, Mich. - Damdouane Mounsithiraj, 66, died Friday afternoon, Jan. 13, 2013 at IU Health Goshen Hospital after recently being diagnosed with cancer of the gall bladder.
She was born Sept. 10, 1946, in Vientiene, Laos. On March 21, 1965, she married Theuang Mounsithiraj. He died in 2006.
She is survived by a daughter, Khingkham of Centreville; four sons, Thavisak (Anita), Thavisith (Jean), Viratham (Amy) and Manotham (Kristen O'Dell), all of Goshen, Ind.; nine grandchildren; a niece, Michele Kerschner of Kalamazoo; three sisters Khankeo (Bill) Kerschner of Sturgis, and Synoune and Khamphan, both of Laos; and two brothers, Khankham Luangrath of Centreville and Phoukham Mounsithiraj of Laos.
She was preceded in death by her husband; a son, Phonethip; and a brother, Thongkhoun.
Damdouane was a devoted mother and grandmother. For the past 15 years her work at Amigo Centre brought her into the lives of many others who will never forget her.
Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. today, Jan. 14, 2013, at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home. A 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, memorial service will be at Amigo Centre, Sturgis, with a time of fellowship after the service.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Amigo Centre.