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Pacific Beach – La Jolla Chapel

4710 Cass Street, San Diego, CA

OBITUARY

Hien Thi Dieu Kieu

November 4, 1962September 26, 2019
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Hien Thi Dieu Kieu, 56, of San Diego, California, passed away on September 26th, 2019 The funeral service will be held at Pacific Beach – La Jolla Chapel on October 2nd, 2019 at 8 am. Father Mark Campbell of Our Mother of Confidence church will be officiating. Visitation will be held on October 2nd at 1 pm, with cremation to follow at Cypress View Mausoleum and Crematory. Funeral arrangements are being handed by Pacific Beach – La Jolla Chapel. Hien Thi Dieu Kieu was born in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam on November 4th, 1962. She went to a humble middle school in Vietnam. She met her husband, Paul Ta, after graduating high school at the age of 18. They got married in 1980 in a catholic church in Saigon. This was also where Hien was baptized. Hien and Paul composed music and performed to various groups and venues. Throughout her adult life, Hien was very involved in the textile industry in Vietnam, where she earned most of her living for the family. While most of her family moved to America in the 1970s and 1980s, Hien stayed behind after marrying Paul to tend to her family. They had three kids, Giang Ha Ta, Truc Minh Ta, and Ha Minh Ta. After many years of saving up, they immigrated to San Diego in 1999 to start the American dream. In 2003, Hien became a full American citizen. She went to nail school and worked with her sisters as a manicurist in order to provide for the family. They resided in Linda Vista for over 20 years. During the last few years of her life, she became incredibly sick from battling ovarian cancer. Her youngest son, Ha Minh Ta, was taken from her by a drunk driver on 6/28/2019. Her health rapidly declines thereafter. She passed away at home in Santee, surrounded by loved ones, on 9/26/2019, with a smile on her face. Hien Kieu is survived by Paul Ta (spouse), Giang Ta (daughter), Truc Ta, (son), Marcella Dixon (granddaughter), Nguyet Thi Kieu (sister), Yen Thi Bach Kieu (sister), Tuyet Thi Bach Kieu (sister), Phuong Thi Bich Kieu (sister), Loan Thi Bich Kieu (sister), Chi Thi Kim Kieu (sister), Hoang Thi Kim Kieu (sister), Hoang Thi Kim Kieu (sister), Oanh Thi Hoang Kieu (sister), Nhan Cong Kieu (brother), Tri Cong Kieu (brother), Uyen Thi Minh Kieu (sister) Hien Kieu is preceded by Can Cong Kieu (father), Thu Thi Tran (mother), Thanh Cong Kieu (brother), Hung Cong Kieu (brother), Loc Phuoc Kieu (brother), Van Thi Hoang Kieu (sister), Nghia Cong Kieu (brother), and Ha Minh Ta (son) The family of Hien Dieu Thi Kieu wishes to thank everyone for their contributions and continued support.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, October 2, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Wednesday, October 2, 2019

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