Ione Devick Kimzey

IoneIone Devick Kimzey, 86, formerly of Sioux Falls passed from this earth peacefully to be with the Lord on November 30th at the Evergreen Hospice Center in Kirkland, WA.

Her Christian beliefs followed her throughout her lifetime and her faith was an inspiration to everyone that knew her.  A memorial service will be held Dec. 14 at 2:00 PM at Holy Spirit Lutheran Church in Kirkland, WA.

Ione-&-DaleBorn Aug. 21, 1923 in Colton, SD, Ione was the youngest of 8 children born to Sam Devick and Amanda Dybvig.  After graduating from Colton High School she moved to Sioux Falls where she worked at Fantle’s Dept. store and delivered mail at John Morrell & Co.

She married Dwight “Dale” Kimzey Oct. 27, 1950.  They were together 59 years until his passing last  on October 20, 2009. 

Ione taught Sunday School, was a Chapel Leader, and was involved with bible studies at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls for many years. They moved to Huron, SD in 1974 where they continued to be active members at Our Savior’s in Huron, then moved to Soquel, CA in 1991 where they ioneenjoyed spending time with their grandchildren, living near the beach, gardening & playing tennis.  In 2000 they moved to Redmond, WA (Seattle).  She is survived by one sister Florence “Dot” Thomas of Sioux Falls, two sons, Douglas (Katie) Kimzey, Bellevue, WA, Craig Kimzey, Bellevue, WA; one daughter, Tana (Kimzey) May, Kirkland, WA; two grandchildren, Bryan May and Michelle May, Kirkland,

3 Responses to “Ione Devick Kimzey”

  • Karen Brown says:

    To the family members of this beautiful woman, the pictures above capture such a wonderful spirit! I hope that you find comfort in knowing she is happily sitting next to Dale and with her Maker.
    Our condolences,
    Karen and family

  • Jeri Reimer says:

    To Tana and Family, what a wonderful tribute to your mom. The pictures couldn’t capture her spirit and zest for life any better. She was a warm and caring individual whom I will always hold dear in my heart. May knowing she is at peace now and back with the love of her life help bring comfort to you all.
    Jeri Reimer

  • dotand jane thomas says:

    Dear Tana and Family, this is a wonderful tribute to your mom and dad. The memories will last a lifetime until we meet again…jane

    Dear Tana and family, Merry Christmas!! and a happy New year!! The pictures on the TV Screen (computer) were really neat ones, I suppose that is the closest we are going to see you this christmas season!! Dot

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