Chanpheng Dary, 57, Mt. Pleasant, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.
Visitation will be held on Friday, Jan. 25, from 12 to 7 p.m. at the Olson-Powell Memorial Chapel. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Memorial Chapel. Cremation will be accorded following the services. Inurnment will be in the Glendale Cemetery at a later date. Online condolences may be directed to www.olsonpowell.com
Born May 21, 1955, in Vientiane, Laos, she was the daughter of Khamsy and Bounmy Baythavong. She spent her formative years and received her education in Vientiane. On May 1, 1975, she married Sone Dary in Vientiane.
She moved to the United States in 1981 and became a U.S. citizen in 1994. She worked for 15 years as a production worker for Hearth and Home Technologies.
She was a homemaker who enjoyed gardening and cooking. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Along with her mother and husband, she is survived by a son, Phetsamone (Mao) Dary; a daughter, Chanthasone (Channy) Dary; two grandchildren; two brothers, Khankap Baythavong and Keophouvanh Baythavong; and a sister, Sandra Morakot.
She was preceded in death by her father and a son, Chanthaphone (Gee) Dary.