Clarice A. McKimm, age 100, of Hutchinson, Minnesota, passed away on Thursday, December 22, 2022, at Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson.
Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, December 29, 2022, at 11:00 A.M. at Peace Lutheran Church in Hutchinson, with interment in Oakland Cemetery in Hutchinson.
Gathering of Family and Friends will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.
Memorials preferred to Peace Lutheran Church.
Clarice Anna McKimm was born on January 24, 1922, in Hamburg, Minnesota. She was the daughter of George and Clara (Hanson) Harms. Clarice was baptized as an infant at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Hamburg, and was later confirmed in her faith as a youth at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Norwood Young America. She received her education in Norwood Young America, and was a graduate of the Central High School Class of 1939.
On July 19, 1941, Clarice was united in marriage to Kenneth McKimm at the Methodist Parish House in Buffalo, Minnesota. This marriage was blessed with two sons, Larry and Terry. Clarice and Kenneth resided in Hutchinson, Minnesota. They shared 28 years of marriage until Kenneth passed away on March 13, 1970.
Clarice helped her husband own and operate McKimm Milk Transit Inc. in Hutchinson. She was the office secretary for many years. She was a member of Peace Lutheran Church in Hutchinson. Clarice was also a member of the Women’s Auxiliary.
Clarice enjoyed bowling, traveling, and playing cards. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and friends.
Clarice passed away on Thursday, December 22, 2022, at Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson, at the age of 100 years.
Blessed be her memory.
Clarice is survived by her:
Children, Larry McKimm and his wife, Barbara of Hutchinson, MN,
Terry Guy McKimm of Mankato, MN;
Grandchildren, Michael (Renae) McKimm, Lisa McKimm Horacek, Bethany (Joe) Holtmeier, Brady (Carrie) McKimm;
Great grandchildren, Abby (Alec) Westlund, Benjamin McKimm, Colin McKimm, Quinn Horacek, Avery Horacek, Brianna (Cole) Schuessler, Dylan Holtmeier, Ethan Holtmeier, Leyton McKimm, Keenan McKimm, Brynlee McKimm;
Many other relatives and friends.
Clarice is preceded in death by her Parents, George and Clara Harms; Husband, Kenneth McKimm; Grandson, Kent McKimm; Brothers, Gilbert (Elvera) Harms, George Harms III, Sylvester (Kathy) Harms; Brothers (in infancy, Walter and Baby; Sisters: Evelyn (Edwin) Stender, Gladys (Elmer) Kraemer; Daughter-in-law, Janet McKimm.