Josephine Kim

April 29, 1939 ~ February 1, 2024 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Josephine Kim Obituary

Josephine Kim, age 84, peacefully passed away at home on Thursday February 1, 2024.  

She is survived by her loving husband, Bong Yohl Kim; children Paul (Tamara) Kim, and Debra (Stephen) Bieda; grandchildren Brian (Savannah) Kim, and Megan Bieda; nephew Paul (Melissa) Hetzel; and sister-in-law Mary Hetzel.

Preceded in death by parents Matilda and Joseph Hetzel, and brother Ferdinand Hetzel. Josephine was born April 29, 1939 in Brooklyn, NY.  She traveled to Korea and married the love of her life, Bong Yohl.  They lived in East Chicago, IN before settling in Highland, IN for 52 years. Josephine was a long time member of Woodmar United Methodist Church.  Josephine was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, and her family was her greatest joy.

Visitation will be held on Sunday February 11, from 2:00- 5:30pm at Hillside Funeral Home  8941 Kleinman Road (one block south of Ridge Road) Highland, IN.  A brief service will be held from 5:30-6:00pm at the funeral home.

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February 11, 2024

2:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Hillside Funeral Home & Cremation Center
8941 Kleinman Rd.
Highland, IN 46322

Funeral Service
February 11, 2024

5:30 PM
Hillside Funeral Home & Cremation Center
8941 Kleinman Rd.
Highland, IN 46322


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