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Jim Karhoff

February 10, 1939 August 13, 2012
Jim Karhoff
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Obituary for Jim Karhoff
Anthon, IA - Jim Karhoff, 73, of Anthon, Iowa passed away Monday, August 13, 2012, at St. Luke's Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. The Funeral Mass will be Friday, August 17 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 400 East Randolph Street, in Anthon with Rev. Daniel M. Greving, officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery at Anthon. Visitation will be Thursday, August 16 after 4:00 p.m. with a Vigil Wake Service at 7:00 p.m. at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 402 East Brady Street, Anthon, Iowa. Jim was born February 10, 1939, at Danbury, Iowa, to Tom and Betty (Fitzpatrick) Karhoff. He attended St. Patrick's Grade School and graduated from Danbury Catholic School in 1957. Upon graduation, he worked for Booth and Olsen and later Irving F. Jensen, both construction companies, until 1966, when he began working for Wilson Foods. He retired in 1993, due to ill health. On November 14, 1959, he married Cec Forch at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Anthon, Iowa. To this union three children were born, Rhonda, Danny, and Patty. Jim was a long time member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. He loved to go to the casino where he met and visited a lot of past co-workers. Survivors include Cec, his wife of 52 years; Rhonda (Duane) Reinholdt of Cherokee, Iowa, and Patty (Kenny) Kollbaum of Anthon, Iowa; four grandchildren, Derek and Dalton Kollbaum and Andy and Jason Kerns; one step grandson, Seth Reinholdt; and four great grandchildren; one brother, Bill (Jean) Karhoff of Danbury, Iowa; two sisters, Shirley Burmeister of Storm Lake, Iowa and Nadine Plautz of Danbury, Iowa; four nieces; and two nephews. Jim was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Dan, in 1997; one sister, Jean Marie Pokorny; and two brothers-in-law, Don Burmeister and Verdett Plautz.


Friday, August 17, 2012 10:30 a.m.

St. Joseph Catholic Church 400 East Randolph St. Anthon, IA


Thursday, August 16, 2012 After 4:00 p.m. Vigil Wake Service at 7:00 p.m.

Armstrong Funeral Home 402 East Brady Street Anthon, IA
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