The memorial organizer requested donations in honor of Sook Ja Kim — 김 숙자 (maiden name 손 숙자)


Charity donation.

The Kim family will be donating to the following in Sook Ja Kim's name: 1. The Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease Study at the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (This is the only researcher in the U.S. studying treatments for the specific genetic disease that Mrs. Kim and her family have) 2. Ewha Women's University Educational Fund

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Junu Kim

Sook Ja Kim — 김 숙자 (maiden name 손 숙자)

March 19, 1939 - December 10, 2020

We have created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Sook Ja Kim (김 숙자, maiden name 손). Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. A virtual memorial ceremony is planned for Saturday, Dec. 26, 4 p.m. Central Time. An invitation, details and links will be posted...  see more

Sook Ja Kim (김 숙자, maiden name 손) was born in 부산 (Busan), where her father ran a successful export business called 북성 물산 (North Star Trading). She was the second child and first daughter among five children. At the age of 14, she was sent with her brother to attend high school in Seoul, and then studied at the well-known 이화여자대학교 (Ewha Women's University). After graduating, in 1961 she left Busan to...  see more
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  • Amy Montero
  • Junu Kim
  • Todd Simon
    I have been blessed to know the Kim family for many years through their Son Junu. Mrs. Kim was welcoming, warm , funny to me and my family throughout the years. She and her husband personify the American Dream, that they achieved through hard work and...  more
  • Junu Kim
    With husband Jin Hwan Kim (김 진환)
  • Junu Kim
    Chicago, 1963
  • Junu Kim
    Junu Kim added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Sook Ja Kim (김 속자, maiden name 손):
    With Junse and Junu, 2020
  • Junu Kim
    Her favorite prayer near the end of her life:

    St. Francis' Prayer for Peace

    Lord, make me an instrument of your peace:
    where there is hatred, let me sow love;
    where there is injury, pardon;
    where there is doubt, faith;
    where there is despair,...  more