DONG ON KIM, 77 ROCKFORD - Dong On Kim, 77, passed away on Tuesday, August 27, 2013, at his home, after a short battle with cancer. Born August 17, 1936, in South Korea. A Vietnam War veteran (South Korean Army), a resident of Rockford for over 24 years. He worked at Warner Lambert and Cliffbreaker's. Dong was known for his hard work, support of family, and love of gardening, he will be greatly missed. Survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Ok Nam (An); children, Mona Kwangcha (Jim) Regan, Rockford, IL, Kwang Suk Kim, South Korea, Kwang Mi (Doug) Turner, Rockford, IL, Ryan Myung-Shik (Sang-Hee) Kim, Rockford, IL, Yong Shik (Kellie) Kim, Rockford, IL, and Kyung-Won, South Korea; twelve grandchildren, Christine, Michelle, Michael, Il-Hwan, Jin-Hwan, Madison, Lucas, Nathaniel, Sydney, Richard, Katherlin, and Jade; two sisters. The family extends their gratitude to Heartland Hospice for their thoughtful care in his final days. Private family services will be held at a later date. Honquest Family Funeral Home with Crematory, Rockford Chapel, was honored to have assisted the family. To express condolences visit honquestfh.com.
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Published in Rockford Register Star from Aug. 29 to Aug. 30, 2013
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