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Dung Nguyen

October 20, 2017

Dung Nguyen 66, died Friday, October 20, 2017 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas.  She was born February 19, 1951 in Long An, Vietnam to Chanh Dang Nguyen and Thi Anh Nguyen.  Her mother survives Dung and is living in Vietnam. On July 29, 1973 she married Minh Ngoc Tran at Long An Vietnam. He preceded her in death on August 17, 2007. Dung is a graduate of the University Health Sciences in Vietnam.  She served as Chief of Nursing at two hospitals in Vietnam. She was very proud of her nursing degree. She moved to the United States with her family in 1988.  She worked at Newton Medical Center as a CNA and Telementary specialist for nearly 30 years. She made many friends as Newton Medical Center both patients and staff.  Dung’s greatest joy was her family.  She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and greatly looked forward to spending time with her daughters and their families.


Dung is survived by her daughters: Julie (Joseph) Nguyen of Andover, KS; Hai (Sean) Kulaboud of Folsom, CA; grandchildren: Alexander and  Scarlett of Andover, KS and  Colston, Daelan, Ellevian, and Floren of Folsom, CA; siblings: Thayen Thi Nguyen and Lung Thi Nguyen both of Texas; Thuan Chanh Nguyen and Ich Thi Nguyen both of Wichita, KS; and Tinh Chanh Nguyen of Vietnam.


She is preceded in death by her father, husband, and siblings Tri Chanh Nguyen and Day Van Nguyen.


Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, October 23, 2017 at Petersen Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Donna Voteau presiding. The casket will be open from 1:00 p.m. to service time at the funeral home.


Memorials are suggested in Lieu of flowers to the American Cancer Society in care of Petersen Funeral Home

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17 thoughts on “Dung Nguyen

  1. My Dear Sweet Auntie ❤️ Thank you for being so supportive and caring all these years. You were my beautiful and loving mother figure to me. I love you and miss you so much. It will be hard without you. Rest in peace Di Tu. Heaven had just gained a new angel.

  2. I loved Dung so deerly, she was a great soul who had a place in her heart for everyone and wasnt afraid to set you straight if needed. She will be missed. Heaven truly gained another angel!

  3. You are a sweet friend and wonderful nurse! Your sweet kind spirit will be always remembered! You were a caring caregiver to your patients and their families! You will be very much missed! Until we meet again!

  4. I am so sorry so for your loss. Prayers are with the family. I worked with Dung at NMC. She is great !. I will not be able to make it to her service as I work that day. I will be thinking of you all. I will miss my talks with her.

  5. Dear sweet Dung, how it hurts our hearts to hear this – you were as sweet ,loving and kind as any person could ever be. Rest In Peace beautiful gentle lady – you will be missed.

  6. I will miss her smile and I enjoyed working with her my thoughts and prayers are with her co-workers at NMC and her family Becky Jantz

  7. One of the best people and families a person could ask for as neighbors. My condolences to Julie and Hai and their families. It was a joy living next to you for nearly two decades.

  8. It was a privilege to know and work with Dung. She was a bright light at Newton Medical Center and she will be missed by many.

  9. I did not have the priveledge if knowing your mom Hai, but I know her kindness and warm heart by knowing you. I’m sorry for your loss.

  10. I worked for Dung sometimes. She was always friendly and generous. Always have me boxes of sweet crackers. I will miss her.

  11. I didn’t know Ms. Dung and the first time I heard about her was also the first prayer I said for her. Within couple hours Julie texted “my Mom passed away!”
    Julie, there was a lump in my chest the size of a grapefruit at Your sad announcement. The pain and lost I felt for You was surreal so, I can’t imagine what you must be feeling right now.
    Your Mom was a great woman ! A Wonderful Beautiful Mom and a Marvelous Grandmother. I know that because She did an excellent job raising you. You are a natural nurturer, you are Loving, compassionate , understanding, Intellectual and Brave. I am honored and blessed to have known her grandson. Just like Grandma, Alex was the most bright, well manners and moral rectitude kid.
    Julie, I hope You find the strength in You to remember your Mom’s Wonderful and Gentle Soul. Fond memories are what we have to remember our dearly departed.
    Please accept my most sincere heartfelt condolences.
    May care and love of those surrounding you provide comfort and peace to get you through the days ahead.
    Warmest Thought,

  12. What a beautiful lady. So sorry for your loss. You have no idea how many lives she touched. I’m so glad to call her my friend, a true angel.

  13. I worked with Dung at Newton. She was amazing! Always had a smile on her face and could make your day better. Praying for her family in this difficult time.

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