Sioux Center, IA
Kim was born in LeMars, IA on November 22, 1964 to Allen Dean and Anna Mae (Hamstra) Malcom. She graduated from LeMars Community High School with the class of ’83. At the age of 35, she attended Northwest Iowa Community College. Kim graduate in 2001. Kim then pursued a career as a tax preparer.
She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Struble, IA. Kim also belong to, and participate in several events with the Northwest Iowa American Legion Riders and Independent Riders for Children and Charities. Kim was very active in the fight against cancer. She was very dedicated to The American Cancer Society which included Reach for Recover, a committee member with the Relay for Life, Advocacy and Training Video with the American Cancer Society. She enjoyed riding motorcycles with the Northwest Iowa American Legion Riders and doing many charitable runs with them.
Family was very important to Kim and she put them before anything else. She loved spending time with her family, whether it was watching her children grow and start their lives, or take her cherished grandchildren to many of their activities. She loved the outdoors, especially during summer. Kim also took pleasure in family BBQs and trips to the pool.
Kim is survived by her children, Sara Koopman of LeMars, IA, Adam Koopman of LeMars, IA, Jaime Koopmen of LeMars, IA and April Koopman of Sioux Center, IA; Fiance Dave VanBeek of Sioux Center, IA; grandchildren Dylan, Kole, Peytyn, McKaya and Tayven; parents Anna Mae Hamstra-Weicht and her husband DAve of Oacoma, SD; a sister, Penny Tabbert and her husband Brian of Hudson, SD; two brothers, Bill Malcom and his wife Leslie of Altoona, IA, and Troy Malcom of Sioux City, IA; maternal grandmother Berdenna Faber of LeMars, IA; a niece Lacey Malcom; and nephews Eric and Tyler Tabbert.
Kim is preceeded in death by her grandparents, William Hamstra and Dean and Mary Malcom; her father, Allen Malcom; a nephew, Michael Tabbert; and an infant Grandson, Eli.