Day Pham, 1945-2018

Published 1:00 am Monday, July 30, 2018

Services for Day Ngoc Pham, 72, will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Bonnerup Funeral Service in Albert Lea with visitation from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow at St. Theodore Cemetery.

Day Pham

Day died Monday, July 23, 2018, at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester.

Day was born in Sa Dec, Vietnam, on Sept. 27, 1945. He grew up in Vietnam and served in the South Vietnam Navy.

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In 1975 he received a sponsorship and came to the United States, living in Nevada. He moved to Albert Lea in 1977, where he worked at Wilson & Co. and later for Hormel in Austin, from which he retired.

He married Zita Smith in Owatonna; they were later divorced.

He enjoyed fishing and watching TV.

Day is survived by his sons Dason and Daniel Pham of Albert Lea; grandchildren Kane, Li, Dason Jr., Clarence and Damien; his brothers Chanh (Dung) Pham of San Jose, California, and Ngung (Lien) Pham of Canada; several and nephews; and lots of family in Vietnam.

Day was preceded in death by his parents.