SPRINGFIELD – Somsavath Mahnee, 47, of Springfield died at 7:22 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2007, at his residence.
He was born Feb. 17, 1960, in Luang Prabang, Laos, the son of Thitpheng Maniphone and Manichane Many. He married Manichanh Dang.
Mr. Mahnee had been a resident of Springfield for the past 27 years.
He previously worked at St. John’s Hospital. He was of the Buddist faith. He enjoyed playing the piano and singing, watching and playing soccer, and being outside and playing with the grandkids.
Surviving are his wife, Manichanh Mahnee of Springfield; parents, Thitpheng Maniphone and Manichane Many of Loas; two daughters, Vira Mahnee (fiance, Brandon Griffin) of Hamilton, Ohio, and Mali Mahnee of Springfield; son, Somsanouk (wife, Brandie) Mahnee of Springfield; two grandchildren, Jasmyn and Tryston; several sisters and brothers, including, Win Mahnee of Springfield; several nieces and nephews, including Andrew Mahnee of Springfield.
Visitation will be held from noon to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2007, at Staab Funeral Home.