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Stan McKim

November 30, 1934 ~ July 19, 2020 (age 85)

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Stanley McKim, age 85 of Hamburg, IA passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2020 at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE.

Robert Stanley McKim was born on November 30, 1934 in Sabetha, KS; the son of Ernest R. “Punk” and Doris Iona (Butterfield) McKim.

He attended school in Morrill, KS and Hamlin, KS, graduating from Hamlin High School with the Class of 1952.  He went on to further his education at Kansas State University and then Ashland University in Ohio, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Education in 1957.  He later earned a Masters Degree in Special Education at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.  He taught Special Education for many years at various school systems in Nebraska, Iowa and Missouri.

Stan was united in marriage to Virginia L. Cockerham on June 24, 1972 in Peru, NE and to this union two daughters were born:  Nancy and Susan.  He was very involved in his community and church.  He belonged to the Kiwanis and 4-H and was a lay minister for the Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife Virginia McKim of Hamburg, IA; daughters:  Nancy Lamkim and husband James of Mt. Vernon, WA and Susan Buckendahl and husband Dale of Alta, IA; five grandchildren:  Noah, Emma, Hanna, Elizabeth and Elaina; other family and friends.

Stan was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Paul Allen McKim.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020 at the First United Methodist Church in Hamburg.  

A Graveside Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26 at the Morrill Cemetery in Morrill, KS.

An Agricultural Scholarship Fund is being established in his name.


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Memorial Service
September 25, 2020

11:00 AM
Hamburg United Methodist Church
1200 Park Street
Hamburg, IA 51640

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