Kam Hing Chiu

Kam Hing Chiu, better known to most as “Mama”, 85, of Laramie, died Thursday, September 6, 2018 surrounded by family. She was born February 11, 1933 in Canton, China. She married Roy Fat Nam Chiu in Canton in 1952. She and her family came to Rock Springs from Hong Kong in August 1969. In 1975 they moved to Laramie where they opened Rose’s Café Chinese Restaurant, which her family operated for 31 years until it closed in 2005. Mama enjoyed cooking her famous sweet and sour chicken, shrimp fried rice, and chicken soup for all who visited Rose’s Café.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Fat Nam Chiu. She is survived by her family, Gary Chiu and Rosenda, Laramie, Larry Chiu, Laramie, Denice Young and Calvin, Laramie, Amy Leung and Danny, Susanville, California, Linda Robinson and Gregg, Highlands Ranch, Colorado, Sonya Bainer, Laramie, 15 grandchildren, and one great grandchild.

At her request, no funeral services will be held. She will be laid to rest alongside her husband in Greenhill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent in the name of Hing Chiu to Hospice of Laramie, 1754 Centennial Dr., Laramie, WY 82070.

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Condolences (8)

  • Anonymous

    Chiu family, So very sorry for the loss of Mama she was special loved her so much...Will miss her at Walmart...hugged her every time I seen her..I remember her from roses café ….much sympathy for you all ...Jean sample lady at Walmart...

  • Gregory Wong

    I have many fond memories of Mama. She had such an easy smile and gentle demeanor. My deepest sympathy to the Chiu and Young family.

  • Janell Hill

    So sorry for your loss, your mom was the sweetest and cute little lady, going to miss her smile and saying hello to all of us at Wal-mart. Janell Hill

  • Chris and Becky Riley

    Denis and family, please know that we will miss seeing her happy face. We were lucky to know her and hope you and the family will remember the joys of her life. Becky & Chris

  • Alanna Coca

    Oh, I will miss her lovely smile. Chiu family, please accept my deepest condolences. Much love to you all.

  • Anonymous

    Sonya, I am sad to read of your mama's passing. May you find comfort in your loving memories.

  • Donald Shoefelt

    Words fall short of expressing my sorrow for the loss of your beloved mother. Someone so special can never be forgotten. Mom was a lovely lady and my very good friend. My sincere condolences to your family.

  • Robin

    She was such a sweet woman. I enjoyed my short visits with her. RIP.


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