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January 14, 1944 - September 17, 2008

Robert Arnold Kimm, 64, of Solon, formerly of Marion, left his earthly body for his heavenly body on Wednesday, September 17, 2008, at Mercy Medical Center following a long, hard fought 7-year battle with Multiple Myeloma. He was surrounded by his loving family at the time of his death. Services will be held at 10:30 AM, Saturday, September 20, 2008 at First Baptist Church, Marion by Rev. Randy Bobzien. The family will greet friends from 4-7 PM, Friday, September 19, 2008 at Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Marion. Burial: Oak Shade Cemetery, Marion with military honors provided by American Legion Post No. 298, Marion.

Bob was born on January 14, 1944, in Cedar Rapids to Nadine June (Hicks) Kimm and Arnold Robert Kimm. He graduated from Marion High Schjool in 1962, from the University of Iowa Law School in 1973 (with honors.) Bob was in the Security Service in the United States Air Force 1965-1970, being stationed in Mississippi, Taiwan, Texas, and at the National Security Agency in Maryland. Bob was an assistant Linn County Attorney for many years and has been in private practice from 1973 until the time of his death.

Bob is survived by his wife of 42 years. On December 27, 1965 he and Charlee Ann Barber were married at the First Baptist Church of Marion. He is survived by his wife and 2 daughters; Danielle (Jeff) Bailey of Newton, IA and Nicole (Steve) Toy of Evansville, IN; his mother-in-law, Connie Short and father-in-law, Yvonne (Lucille) Barber all of Cedar Rapids. His grandchildren; Carson, Gabrielle, Maxwell and Arianna Bailey and Brody and Braxton Toy; his brother Gary (Sheri) Kimm of Yankton, SD; brother-in-law, Jim Barber of Cedar Rapids and 2 nieces Cathy (Jamie) Krall and children of Mitchell, SD and Heather (Dave) Dahl and children of Bozeman, MT. He is survived by several cousins, with whom he enjoyed spending time. He is predeceased by his parents, maternal and paternal grandparents and father-in-law, William Short.

Memorials may be directed to the First Baptist Church, 1260-29th Street, Marion, IA 52302 or to the Anna Purna Ghosh Foundation, P. O. Box 1248, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 in Bob's memory.

Bob will be remembered as a believer in Christ, an honest man and a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend
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