Chui Leng Goodall

April 19, 1956 — September 16, 2023

Service Details

Chui Leng Goodall, 67, passed away in the early hours of Saturday, September 16th, surrounded by her family.

Chui was born on April 19, 1956 in Xiang Kouang, Laos to Phu Chin Leng and Kin Me Vang. Growing up in Vientiane, Laos Chui studied French and English. In 1975, Chui's family spent a brief period at the Nong Khai, Thailand refugee camp before immigrating to Dennison, IA in 1976. She then moved to Des Moines, IA in 1977 where she met her husband, Loyde W. Goodall. Together they had seven children.

The simplest pleasures in life brought great joy to Chui - family gatherings, watching network TV competition and movies. When Chui was not attending her grandchildren schooling and sporting events, she was watching her favorite sporting teams compete. She was an avid Iowa Hawkeyes and Green Bay Packers fan. She also loved the English Premier League.

Proceeded in death by her parents, brothers Pao Seo Leng and Thai Seo Leng, brother-in-law Vieng Vilay Bouaphakeo and sister-in-law Khemtanh Leng. Her father-in-law and mother-in-law, John and Priscilla Goodall.

She is survived by her husband and children: Elizabeth (John and children Henry, Ella, Oliver, Simon and Jasper) Kahler, William Goodall (children Harper and Judah), Francis Goodall (children Sophia, Audrey and Frankie), Anthony Goodall, Geoffrey Goodall, Peggy (Nick and children Emma, Natalie and Lana) Fogle, Mary (Tanner and children Grace, Leo and Liam) Bruellman. Her siblings Phui Bouaphakeo, William (Tiffany) Leng and Nina (Nick) Khounchanh all of Des Moines. Along with a number of nieces and nephews.

Visitation is scheduled for 12 pm - 2 pm on September 20, 2023 at Hamilton near Highland Memory Garden. Followed by a private family burial at Highland Memory Garden.

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