January 18, 1937 – December 15, 2012
Chung-Hai Kim, 75, of Mission Hills, passed away December 15, 2012. Visitation will be held from 9:00-10:00 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, December 22, at St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 6401Wornall Terr., Kansas City, MO 64113. Interment in the Temple Mausoleum Estates in Mt. Moriah Cemetery South. Mrs. Kim was born January 18, 1937 in Pyongyang, Korea, daughter of Chong Woon and Bok Nyu Lee. She attended Chongju Girls’ High School and graduated from Soo Do Women’s College, majoring in English literature. After graduation she taught middle school. She married Yon-Kol Kim in 1962. Mrs. Kim moved to US in 1971 with husband and family, settling in Kansas City. She was a successful entrepreneur who with her husband established a chain of businesses in the metropolitan area, including C.J. Gold’s Department Store. She served as President of the Women’s Group and as Deacon at Korean United Presbyterian Church in Kansas City. She loved traveling and classic Hollywood films. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband. Mrs. Kim is survived by son Sean C. Kim of Kansas City, MO; daughter Yon J. Park and husband Jin of Mission Hills, KS; son David J. Kim and wife Jenny of Kansas City, MO; and grandchildren William, Matthew, and Phillip Park; and Andrew, Olivia and Sophia Kim. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Andrews Episcopal Church. Condolences may be offered at www.mtmoriah-freeman.com.
- Visitation Saturday, December 22, 2012
- Funeral Service Saturday, December 22, 2012
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December 22, 2012
Yon, we send love and prayers to your family. Wishing you peace.
The Banks family
December 20, 2012
Sending warm thoughts and sincere condolences to the Kim families, as well as the Park family. Thinking of you.
December 19, 2012
My memories of my aunt is her kindess. She has always been kind to me. I know in my heart that she will be reunited with her husband in heaven.