Dr. Ka-Yeung Kwan, age 56, passed away June 6, 2012 peacefully in his sleep at his Lincoln home. Dr. Kwan came to the US from Hong Kong in 1968, making Lincoln his life-long home. He graduated from Lincoln East High School in 1973 and was commissioned to the US Naval Academy at Annapolis, MD. He completed his undergraduate work at Kearney State College. Dr. Kwan graduated from UNMC College of Dentistry with honors in 1983 and was a respected Omaha area dentist for 29 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents Drs. Shiu and Majorie Kwan.
Survived by beloved wife Jeanne’ Benorden- Kwan, unconditionally loved son Ben-Wei Kwan of Lincoln, dear friend/partner/employee of 20 years Tina Johnson of La-Vista, former wife Wei-Yun Tsai of Lincoln, brother and sister-in-law Ka-Hung and Cat Kwan of Highlands Ranch, CO, step-daughter and son-in-law Jill and Dale Jansma of Rock Rapids, IA, and step-grandchildren Dionne and Thane Jansma of Rock Rapids, IA.
His intelligent, friendly and easy going presence will be missed by countless family, friends and patients.
A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 22nd at Mahoney State Park Peter Kiewit Lodge. Family, friends and patients are all welcome to attend, (casual dress).
Memorials in lieu of flowers to be made to The University of Nebraska Foundation (Majorie Kwan Memorial Scholarship Fund #4429) 1010 Lincoln Mall Suite 300, Lincoln, NE 68508.