Canh Van Tran

Canh Van Tran

August 6, 1927 – January 29, 2020


Canh Van Tran of Bellevue, Nebraska, passed away on January 29, 2020.

VISITATION will be held on Friday, February 7, 2020 at 7pm, at the West Center Chapel (7805 West Center Omaha, Nebraska) PRAYERS start at 6pm.

The FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 10am, St. Peter Catholic Church, (709 S 28th St. Omaha) on Saturday, February 8, 2020.  Reverend Bede Tam Van Nguyen of St. Peter Catholic Church and Father Lydell Lape of St. Mary Catholic Church will be officiating.  A reception celebrating Canh’s life will follow the end of mass at St. Mary’s Catholic Church (2302 Crawford St. Bellevue.)

Canh was born in Vietnam on August 6, 1927.  He was married to Dao on April 15, 1964; they were married more than 55 years.

Canh is survived by his wife, Dao Thi Tran; his six children and their spouses: Hanh, Huong and John, Trinh and Khanh, Khai and Heather, Nguyet and Jonathan, Viet and Tamra; his 15 grandchildren: Lauren Marie, Matthew John, Dung Alexander, Mai Han Cassandra, Johnny Joseph, Dominic Duy, Nicholas Linh, Rebecca Hai Lan, Christian Son, Ethan Hai Linh, Katherine My Lan, Ian James Minh, Anya Kieu, Karsten Liem, and Tiegan Faye, and his sister, Hao Thi Tran.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to St. Mary Catholic Church in Bellevue, Nebraska.



  • Teresa and Walt Hollars Posted February 9, 2020 4:27 pm

    Prayers for comfort for you and your family. God bless all of you
    Walt and Teresa Hollars

  • Kelly Main (callaghan) Posted February 12, 2020 6:12 pm

    So sorry for your loss. I used to see him and his wife always walking. You and your family will be in my prayers..

  • Kitzi and Virgil Love Posted March 26, 2022 6:02 pm

    Dear Dao—We are so very sorry for your loss. Canh was such a dear man. Virg always enjoyed your talks after Mass and Canh always welcomed me when I stopped by for alterations. You two had such love for each other and gave that love to all you who knew you.

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