Luc Kieu Zelenak-Truong (1962 - 2019)

  • "The last time I saw you was only for a brief moment back in..."
    - Nguyen Quach

Died in her sleep at home on Jan. 2, 2019. Born in Vietnam on May 12, 1962. Went to Malaysia in 1989 with a desire to migrate to the US or Canada, but was unsuccessful. In Vietnam, she worked at an import/export company where she managed loading and shipping containers in the day and care for her ill Mother in the evenings. She met Brian Zelenak through a mutual friend in 2004 when he visited Vietnam for two weeks. They sparked a loving relationship and married on April 5, 2006. In the USA, she received her cosmetology license and worked in beauty salons. She enjoyed shopping, cooking, and had recipes everywhere! She loved soups with different kind of noodles or rice. She is survived by her sister, Truong Nhan Kieu, Ly Chi Huy, Ly Quoc An; and brother, Truong Thiet Hoa, Hua Thi Ly, Truong Hoa Hoai Phuong.
Published in The Sacramento Bee on Jan. 13, 2019