Rong Yang Tan, 90, of Chicago, born in Guangdong, China, passed away April 10, 2020; beloved husband of Xing Ping Tan; loving father of Kelly (Andrew) Toy, Yu Ming (Yu Juan Wen) Tan, Ri Zhong (Ling Yee Yau) Tan and Jennifer (Vincent) Soung; cherished grandfather of Jonathan Toy, Joshua Toy, Samantha Soung, Candace Tan, Ethan Soung, Clement Tan; preceded in death by 9 siblings; fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.
Mr. Tan immigrated to the United States in July of 1986 for the benefit of his family. He lost his parents at a young age and his older siblings helped to raise him. Mr. Tan was a man of great character and a well respected Community Leader in China. Mr. Tan was also an extremely successful entrepreneur in China with the ownership of a restaurant. After leaving his successes behind in China, Mr. Tan's strength and determination brought him continued success in his career as a cook in the United States. He was very proud to support his family for a better life.
A private funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at Michael Coletta Sons Funeral Home and Interment Mt. Auburn Cemetery.
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