October 29, 2016
Yore Thuok Jieng, age 14, died tragically on Friday, October 29, 2016.
Yore was born on May 26, 2002 in Des Moines, Iowa to Andrew Khan and Lory Kuon. He was attending Roosevelt High School and his family are members of Capitol Hill Lutheran Church.
He is survived by his parents, and his siblings, Peter, Sabet, Nyekuoth, Nyabiay, Nyeduel, Baar, and Ban Jieng.
Yore was a very social, friendly person. He was loved by all those who met him. Yore loved basketball, cheering for his favorite team – the Cavs, playing video games, and spending time with his family and friends. Yore will be greatly missed by the entire community and we will not forget his loving spirit.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, November 4, 2016 at Capitol Hill Lutheran Church, 511 Des Moines Street. Funeral services will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 5th, also at the church, with burial at Glendale Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Yore’s family in his loving memory.
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