Yu-Hen Chang


Yu-Hen Chang, age 96 of Highland, IL, died Saturday, October 22, 2016, at his residence in Highland, IL.

He was born September 04, 1920, in Nanyang China the son of Tsunego and Liu Chang.

In 1938 he married Su-Hwei Chang in China. She passed away on Friday, October 24, 2014.

Yu-Hen was born in China and a graduate of West North Engineering University with a degree in Engineering. He served with the Chinese Air Force for 17 years as Maintance Officer on the C46 Aircraft. After service he worked at Taida Chemical Co. in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan for 23 years. He and his wife reared their children and lived in Taiwan for 30 years. His wife moved to the United States and he followed her in 1983, after he retired. They lived in New Baden prior to moving to Highland. He enjoyed playing Mahjong and watching his grandchildrens ball games when they were in school.

Survivors include:
Son – Paul F. (Linda) Chang, Highland, IL
Daughter – Anita C. (Randahl) Lindgren, Burke, VA
Daughter – Pansy Y. (Allen) Miller, Highland, IL
Daughter – Annette C. (Bruce King) Sandberg, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Dr. Kjell N. (Kristi) Lindgren, Houston, TX
Grandchild – Julie H. (Kevin) Matarelli, Edwardsville, IL
Grandchild – Dana H. (Jeremiah) Shepard, San Francisco, CA
Grandchild – Nicole M. Lindgren, Los Angeles, CA
Grandchild – Kevin K. (Alison) Chen, Redondo Beach, CA
Grandchild – Stanley P. Chang, Los Angeles, CA
Grandchild – Joshua M. Sandberg, New York, NY
Grandchild – Hsiaolei R. (Jacklyn) Miller, Brooklyn, NY
Great Grandchildren – Seven .

He was preceded in death by:
Father – Tsunego Chang
Mother Liu Chang
Wife – Su-Hwei Chang died 10/24/2014
Sisters – Two Preceeded him in death

Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.

There will be no visitation.

Funeral service will be at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, October 25, 2016, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL., with Two Buddhist Monks officiating from Guang Shin Buddhist Temple of St. Louis, MO.

Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice.

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