Sao Her, age 88, of Maple Grove, passed away Sunday evening, January 27, 2019. She was born September 8, 1930, in Xiangkhoang, Laos. She was the eldest daughter of Txhaj Foom Paaj Maab Hawj and Plab Kwm. Sao was preceded in death by her parents, husband of 20 years, Nkag Pov Yaaj, husband of 11 years, Xauv Fwj Tsaab, and her son, Nchaiv Vaaj Yaaj.
Sao was a believer in Jesus Christ and a member of Life Transformation Church. Throughout life, Sao remained strong in her faith and was a light to others. She encouraged her loved ones to seek and trust in God and set aside time to pray for them daily.
In her free time, Sao enjoyed gardening, growing medicinal plants, and spending time with her family and friends. Sao also found pleasure in cooking and traveling to visit others.
Sao is survived by her daughter-in-law, Youa Yang, grandchildren, great grandchildren and two sisters and a brother, Ntxhai Hawj and Maiv Zuag Hawj of California, and Paaj Txim Hawj of Georgia. She also leaves behind many more family members and friends who will miss her greatly.
Sao’s funeral service will be held 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Saturday February 23, 2019, at Bradshaw Funeral Home located at 4600 Greenhaven Drive White Bear Lake, MN 55127. There will not be any services on Sunday, February 24, 2019. Visitation will resume 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Monday, February 25, 2019 with the burial ceremony immediately following. The burial service will be held at 12:00 p.m. Monday, February 25, 2019 at Roselawn Cemetery located at 803 Larpenteur Avenue West Roseville, MN 55113.