Kum Cha (Kim) Detweiler

Kum Cha (Kim) Detweiler


Kum Cha (Kim) Detweiler, 77, of Killeen, Texas, passed away quietly May 8, 2021 surrounded by her husband, brother, sisters and numerous other family members.

Kum Cha was born February 20, 1944 in Yosu, South Korea the first born child to Chae Su Kim and Tan Sim (U) Kim.

Kum Cha is survived by her husband, John J. Detweiler; stepdaughters, Lori Detweiler and sons Morgan and Simon and Joni Detweiler and son Carson; brother, Kil Nam Kim and wife Chong He, sisters So Un Dodge and husband, Steve, sister Kum Sun Inniss and husband Anselma; nephews, Ivan Dodge and wife Kristyl, Jay Kim, Aliem Inniss, Jamiel Inniss and wife Janillia; nieces, Stephine Zeller and husband Kory, Jennifer Cullinane and husband Burke, Lynn Zaha and husband Vlad, Hoshua Dodge, Silas Zeller, Jeremiah Inniss, Paul Inniss, Azalia Inniss, Alyssa Inniss, Leticia Inniss, Monae Inniss, and Zavian Inniss; nephews and nieces, Pete Detweiler and wife Kyeongdan, Paul Detweiler, Susan Detweiler, Sue Detweiler, Sara Detweiler and husband Josh Funk, Julian Funk, Lewis Funk, Chrystal (Detweiler) and husband Dave Schwartz, Aldo Schwartz, Bronwyn Schwartz, Abby (Detweiler) and husband Shahead Badiyan, Nico Badiyan, Ashley (Detweiler) and Trent Barnes, Eva Barnes, Riley Barnes, Jesse (Detweiler) and wife Jessica.

Kum Cha was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Son Yup Kim, nephew, Richard L. Detweiler, brother-in-law, Richard J. and wife Mary L. Detweiler.

In 1968, John met Kum Cha and they married on July 25, 1969 in South Korea where John was working. They returned to the United States in 1972 settling in Colorado Springs, CO and built their home there. In the 1970's they brought Kum Cha's family to the State with Kum Cha and John's help, and while she helped care for her in-laws.

Kum Cha will be remembered by her family and friends for her selfless love to others, gardening, flowers, for her devotion to caring for others and for cooking for family twelve hours away, for caring for her nieces and nephews without a second thought, and for her devotion to God.

Public visitation will begin at 5:00 p.m. Friday, May 14, 2021 at Travis-Noe Funeral Home in Kirksville, Missouri.

Graveside services will be held 10:30 a.m. at the mausoleum at Park View Memorial Gardens in Kirksville, with Reverend Scott Beard officiating.

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