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“I miss you grandpa. I love you and hope that you know what you have achieved. I know that everyday is getting harder and harder down here but I hope...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Taylor Cobian - Lexington, SC

“Miss you grandpop ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Sydney Cobian - Columbia, SC

“Miss you Grandpop ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Sydney Cobian - Columbia, SC

“I have been looking for a Gary Kingham who was from Hershey, PA. We were friends in 1967. He was so good to our family in Vermont with his friend,...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: kathleen heintz - las vegas, NV

“Miss you Dad ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Kelly Higgins- Cobian - CO

“Jan and family,It was just so devastating to hear of Gary's accident that we couldn't even imagine how hard it must be for you. We had just seen and...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Sandy and Bob Malone - Woodward, IA

“So sorry to hear about Gary. I worked with him at IQM and always thought of him as a great guy! Prayers and Blessings to the family during this...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Kristie Ortiz - West Des Moines, IA

“I am heartbroken for Jan and so glad that I got a chance to know the both of you. You are definitely in my prayers.Love,Kelli ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Kelli Larson - Ogden, IA

“I just met Gary when he worked at Walmart and he loaded bricks for me and then again with him working at Ace. He was always so helpful in finding the...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Marllys Curry - Ogden, IA

“Jan, I was so sorry when I read about Gary's accident on the prayer chain. My heart aches for you. I would enjoy seeing both of you at church on...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Barb Jeffress - Boone, IA

“Jan & Family,We were just heartsick to hear of Gary's passing. We shall miss seeing him going up & down our country road, kayak atop the car, almost...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Randy & Karen Johnson - Ogden, IA

“Our family is grieving Gary's earthly loss but know it's a heavenly gain. We are praying for you and your family at this time of sorrow. We ask that...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Pat Verrips - Woodward, IA

Gary Kingham, 70, of Ogden, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, January 22, 2017.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, January 31, 2017, at Bethel Church, rural Boone. Rev. Paul Frederick will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, rural Boone. Visitation will be Monday, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., at Bethel Church. For online obituaries & condolences please visit:

Gary Menges Kingham was born on July 21, 1946, in up-state New York the son of Henry and Shirley (Toft) Kingham. He attended Western State University in Colorado graduating with a Master's Degree in education.

In 1978, Gary was united in marriage to Janice Herbeck. They had a wonderful marriage for 39 years.

Gary was semi-retired and working at Ace Hardware in Boone. He belonged to Bethel Church, rural Boone, where he served as a trustee for many years. Gary was an avid outdoorsman and accomplished in many outdoor activities including running, skiing, and kayaking. He participated in the Skunk River Paddlers, National Ski Team, and had competed in four Boston Marathon's.

Survivors include his wife, Janice Kingham of Ogden, Iowa; three sons, Erik (Kerry) Kingham, Jason (Danelle) Kingham, and Henry (Nikki) Kingham; two step daughters, Kelly (Jose) Cobian, and Shawn (Joshua Hackney) Higgins; 11 grandchildren; his mother, Shirley Lee Kingham of Phoenix, Arizona; brother-in-law, Steven Herbeck; and father-in-law, Jerry Herbeck.

He was preceded in death by his father, Henry Gordon Kingham I, in 2013
Memorial may be left to Gideons International.