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Dae Kim Obituary

Dae Young Kim
Dae Young Kim

September 7, 1944 - October 25, 2017
Born in South Korea
Resided in Niles, IL
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It is with sadness the family of David Dae Young Kim of Niles, Illinois, announce his passing on October 25, 2017, at age 73

Dae Young was born on September 7, 1944, in Kanghwa, South Korea to Sang Yoon and In Koo Kim. He grew up and attended schools in Kanghwa and Seoul, South Korea. He graduated from Pai Chai High School in 1963. He was awarded his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Yonsei Univeristy in 1971. He worked as an engineer for ITT Bell & Gossett in Morton Grove, Illinois for 30 years before retiring in 2007.

On May 16, 1973, Dae Young married Young Ja (nee Ko) in Seoul, South Korea. They moved to Chicago, Illinois shortly after their marriage. From this union, they had two daughters.

Dae Young is survived by his wife, Young Ja; his daughters, Nancy (Christof) Demuth of Greenwich, CT and Lucy (Thomas) Raftery of San Francisco, CA; three beloved grandchildren, Ethan Demuth, Amelia Demuth and Sophie Raftery; sisters, In Ok Kim of Fairfax, VA and In Hae Kim of Seoul, South Korea and many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-laws, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and a sister.

Visitation with family and a memorial of his life will occur at Colonial Funeral Home, 8025 W. Golf Road, Niles, IL on October 30, 2017 at 8pm.

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Colonial - Wojciechowski Funeral Home of Niles
8025 W. Golf Road
Niles, IL US 60714
Monday, October 30, 2017
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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Colonial - Wojciechowski Funeral Home of Niles
8025 W. Golf Road
Niles, IL US 60714
Monday, October 30, 2017
8:00 PM