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John Nguyen

Mar 16, 1936 - Nov 21, 2023

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Portland, OR

John Nguyen was born in Ha Noi, Vietnam on March 16, 1936 to Tran Van Dung and Ma Thi Nguyen, and passed away at age 87 in Portland, Oregon on November 21, 2023.John was a platoon leader with FIL during the Vietnam War, serving his country honorably.He married Ban Nguyen in Nha Trang City in 1958, and she survives him.Among his interests were writing, photography, reading, swimming, camping and hiking, and computers. He will be remembered as a well-spoken man, charismatic, humble, observan...Read More

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