August 10, 1940 – June 17, 2020
Ngao Kara, age 79, passed away peacefully on June 17, 2020 at MercyOne Hospice in Johnston, IA. Ngao was born in Laos to his parents, Meurng and Sai Kara. He worked very hard in life to provide for his family before coming to the United States in 1991 with his daughter and wife, Thorngsai. Ngao enjoyed singing, along with arts and crafts, he was good with his hands and could make many different things with bamboo. He liked the outdoors and spent a lot of time hunting. Most of all, Ngao loved being around his ever growing family and especially the grandchildren.
Ngao is survived by his wife, Thorngsai Kara; daughter, Baem Powell; grandchildren: Daniel, Genesis, Matthew, Jeremiah, Isaiah, Isabella, Frankie, Jay and Dorothy.