Memorial services were held on Saturday Aug. 2, at the Calvary Chapel in Larrabee, with Pastor Dave Harkins officiating. Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee was in charge of arrangements.
Kim was born on March 27, 1957 in Millington, Tenn. to Rollin and Jeanne (Hagen) Klumph. She graduated from Storm Lake High School in 1975, and after her graduation went on to attend Cosmetology School. Kim started her career in cosmetology in Farmington, N.M. , and became a Cosmetology Instructor. Kim married Don Hardin, who preceded her in death. Kim moved to Bellflower, Calif. where she had spent most of her life. In California, she worked at the Brown and Root Refinery as a secretary. Kim recently moved to Cherokee to be near her family.
Kim loved to go shopping and work on crafts. She was known for her generosity and her strong faith. Kim was a member of the Moose Lodge in Bellflower, Calif.
In addition to her husband Don, Kim was preceded in death by her father, Rollin Klumph; step-father, Darren Ruby; a grandmother, Thela Peterson and an aunt, JoAnne Mosch.
She is survived by her mother, Jeanne Ruby of Cherokee; five brothers, Mark Klumph of Cherokee; Pete Peterson of Sioux Falls, S.D.; David Peterson of Sioux City; Robert Peterson and his wife, Kathy, of Cherokee; John Peterson and his wife, Karen, of Cherokee; aunts, Barbara Nicklas of Castle Rock, Wash.; Ruby Alice West and Edith;and several nieces and nephews.