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Andy K. Huynh, 87

Jul 19, 2020

Andy Huynh

Blue Earth Andy Huynh, age 87, of Blue Earth passed away on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at United Hospital District.

In Lieu of flowers, the family would prefer memorial donations be made in Andy’s name to the American Cancer Society, UHD Hospice, or United Hospital District.

Andy Kim Huynh was born Huynh Kim An on Jan. 13, 1933 in Saigon, Vietnam to Huynh Kim phung and Huynh thi sang. He attended school in Vietnam for 16 years, earning a degree in engineering. Andy was married to Carolyn Kim Huynh in Vietnam in 1957. He was a member of the Army of Vietnam. He achieved United States citizenship through naturalization on Nov. 24, 1981. Andy and his family were the first Vietnamese family in town and were sponsored by the Blue Earth Ministerial Association. He and Carolyn loved this small-town life.

Andy was a hard worker. His first job in Blue Earth was at St. Luke’s. He then worked some various construction jobs around the state. He then took mechanic classes in Jackson. Later going on to work at JM Manufacturing in Winnebago. Andy also owned his own restaurant on main street in Blue Earth, Andy’s Oriental Caf. After his retirement, Andy kept himself busy, and for 19 years he worked for JSO Farms, LLC. In his spare time, Andy enjoyed gardening and cooking.

Andy is survived by his wife of over 60 years, Carolyn; children, Sarah (Paul) Dobberstein, of Wildwood, Missouri, Steve Huynh, of Columbia, Maryland, and James (Dawn) Huynh, of Eagan; brothers, Huynh Kim Ban and Huynh Kim Huu; sisters, Ngoc Sorensen, Kim Augustine, Katherine Huynh, and Andrea Huynh; grandchildren, Sean (Brooke), Pamela (John), Tiffany, Pauline, Anthony, and Zachary; great-grandchildren, Elliana, Noah, Brayden, and Eleanor. He is preceded in death by his parents.