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Raymond Zurkammer       Send a link to a friend

Archived Oct. 14, 2004

LINCOLN -- Raymond Zurkammer, 88, of Lincoln died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2004, at 5:10 p.m. at the Christian Village in Lincoln.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Peasley Funeral Home in Lincoln. The rosary will be recited at 4 p.m.

His funeral Mass will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Family Church in Lincoln, with the Rev. R. Anthony Lee officiating.

Burial, with military rites, will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.

Mr. Zurkammer farmed in East Lincoln Township.

He served in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1945 and received many medals.

He was born Aug. 10, 1916, in Lincoln to Louis Carl and Rose Bolbena Minder Zurkammer. He married Margaret M. Feldman on April 29, 1943, in Lincoln. She died Feb. 3, 1997, in Lincoln.

He is survived by two daughters, Janet Black of Long Beach, Calif., and Diane Baptiste of San Francisco, Calif.

He was also preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.

He was a former member of St. Mary's Church, a member of Holy Family Church and a 4th Degree member of Knights of Columbus Council 1230. He was also a member of American Legion Post 263, VFW Post 1756, Logan County Farm Bureau and a former board member of the East Lincoln Farmers Grain Elevator in Lincoln. 

He graduated from Lincoln High School in 1934.

He was an avid sports fan at both the local and national levels.

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Harry Hopp       Send a link to a friend

Archived Oct. 13, 2004

LINCOLN -- Harry Hopp, 61, of Lincoln died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2004, at 7:33 a.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, followed by a Fraternal Order of Eagles service at 7 p.m.

His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader, with the Rev. Jacob Skelton officiating.

Burial, with military rites, will be in Lucas Chapel Cemetery, Middletown.

Mr. Hopp was a forklift operator for 36 years at Saint Gobain Containers.

He was in the U.S. Army from 1971 to 1973 and served in Vietnam.

He was born Jan. 15, 1943, to Arthur and Margaret Abel Hopp. He married Cherokee Skelton on July 24, 2004, in Lincoln.

He is survived by his wife, of Lincoln; six daughters, Cindy Settle of Delavan, Waynett Hopp of Lincoln, Indian Hopp of Lincoln, Laura Skelton of Lincoln, Dianna Lemsden of Springfield and Teresa Villaran of Lexington, Ky.; one son, Jamaal Skelton of Lincoln; nine grandchildren; one sister, Betty Gilmer of Lincoln; and one brother, Don Hopp of Las Vegas, Nev.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He was a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles 2708.

Memorials may be made to the Harry Hopp Memorial Fund.

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Rev. Mark Kim       Send a link to a friend

Archived Oct. 14, 2004

MASON CITY -- Mark S. Kim, 73, of Mason City died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2004, at 5:50 p.m. at Mason City Area Nursing Home.

Visitation will be from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17, at the United Presbyterian Church of Mason City. A service will follow at 3 p.m., with the Rev. Randy Paine officiating.

Burial of cremains will be private.

Hurley Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

The Rev. Kim was a Presbyterian minister. He served the First Federated Church of Clayton from 1963 to 1968 and the United Presbyterian Church of Mason City from 1968 to 1993. He was interim pastor for churches in Carthage, Farmington and Washington from 1993 to 1999. He became pastor emeritus in 2001.

He was a translator for the 8th Army in the Korean War.

He was born Dec. 12, 1927, in Manchuria, China, to Jun Hoon and Shinn Yong Lee Kim. He married Helen Kim Lee on Sept. 8, 1961, at the Riverside Presbyterian Church in Minneapolis, Minn.

He is survived by his wife; one son, Peter (and Sally) Kim of Palatine; two daughters, Nancy Kim (and Terry) Phillips of Evanston and Joyce (and Jeff) Kim-Rohrer of Montgomery, Ind.; seven grandchildren, Mark, Matthew and Melody Rohrer of Montgomery, Ind., Josh and Grace Phillips of Evanston, and Payton and Elliott Kim of Palatine; one sister, InDuk Kim of Seoul, Korea; one niece; and one nephew.

He was preceded in death by his parents and eight siblings.

The Rev. Kim was a member of the Great Rivers Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church USA. He helped establish the Korean United Presbyterian Church in Springfield and the Han-Mi Presbytery for Korean-Americans in Chicago

He was past president and Paul Harris Fellow in the Mason City Rotary Club. He also provided leadership for the CROP walk, bloodmobile and meals on wheels in Mason City.

He was a recipient of the Daughters of the American Revolution award.

He was naturalized as a U.S. citizen in 1974.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Mason City United Presbyterian Church.

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