September 6, 1982 - November 3, 2014


Keotavanh Saengchanthalath, Sr., age 32, St. Cloud, MN, died Monday, November 3, 2014 at the St. Cloud Hospital.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 1:30 PM at the Benson Funeral Home Chapel, St. Cloud, MN. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery, Waite Park, MN.

Keotavanh was born September 6, 1982 to Hot and Kongmy Saengchanthalath in a refugee camp in Thailand. He graduated from Apollo High School in 2002. Keotavanh was employed by Nahan Printing Company of St. Cloud, MN and then by Atlas Staffing of St. Cloud.

Survivors include his parents, Hot and Kongmy Saengchanthalath of St. Cloud, MN; fiancé, Leah Thompson of St. Cloud, MN; sons and daughter, Anthony Saengchanthalath of St. Cloud, MN; Keotavanh Saengchanthalath, Jr. of White Earth, MN; and Honey Saengchanthalath of White Earth, MN; brothers, Vieng (Souda) Saengchanthalath of Sauk Rapids, MN; Phongsavanh Saengchanthalath of St. Cloud, MN; sisters, Manivanh Saengchanthalath of Philadelphia, PA; and Phaivanh (Sangvanh) Insixiengmay of California.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Pieng Saengchanthalath.