Yu Jua Chen
Madison – Yu Jua Chen, age 92, passed away on Sunday, January 31, 2016 at the Capitol Lakes Care Facility.
She was born September 28, 1923 in China, the daughter of Yu Ai-Hua and Yu Shu-Tien. In 1943, Yu married Po Chen in China and in 1949 moved to Taiwan. In addition to her family and housekeeping, Yu was a civil servant in Taiwan for sixteen years, retiring in 1979.
Yu is survived by her brothers Yu Feng-Lin and Yu Feng-Fei of Brazil. Yu is further survived by her sons Chung-Yuan (Chu-Chin) Chen of China; Daniel (Koshyan) Chen of San Jose, California; Steve (Yeuh-Ling) Chen of Arcadia, California and by her daughters Chung-Ho Chen of Madison, Wisconsin; Chung-Nan (Chiao-Chen) Chen of China; Ann Chen (Charles) Cedergren of Madison, Wisconsin; Chung-Fu Chen of Madison, Wisconsin and Chung-Hsing Chen of Madison, Wisconsin. Yu is further survived by her grandchildren Li-Ren (Zhang-Yang) Chen and Li-Yueh (Ma-Lie) Chen of China; Lyu Meng (Fen-Li) and Hsiao Meng (Hsiao-Fung) Lyu of China; Brian Nien-Joe (Kristin) Lee of Madison, Wisconsin; Matthew Chen Cedergren of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Sherman Chen (Elizabeth) Carll of Elk Grove Village, Illinois; Timothy Chen Carll of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin; Andrew C Chen of San Francisco, California; Sara V Chen of New York City, New York; Brandon A and Michael K Chen of Arcadia, California and Fernando (Joyce) Chen of Brazil. Yu is further survived by her great grandchildren Yi, Alx, Chuyang, Hongxuan and Hao of China; Braden and Carson of Madison, Wisconsin and Isabela of Brazil. Yu was preceded in death by her husband Po Chen, brother Yu Feng-Qi and son-in-law Charles Carll.
A memorial gathering will be held Saturday, February 13 from 10:00am until Noon at GUNDERSON WEST FUNERAL & CREMATION CARE, 7435 University Ave, Middleton. Private burial services will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Agrace HospiceCare.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Peter Idsvoog and the dedicated and caring staff of Capitol Lakes Care Facility and Agrace HospiceCare. A special thank you is given to Lan Fang Qian and Jujua Jiang, her personal companions and caregivers over the past years.
Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.