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Kimberly Sue Axtell Obituary


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“Our memory of kimberly is that I was her baby sitter, great friends of Dema and Doug.Doug and Gilbert were in the Military together. She was precious...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: RAMONA ROMERO

“I am so sorry to hear about Kim. She was such a sweet person. I was very blessed to have know her & Kelly also when I was working at TX Oncology. Kim...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Cindy Christopher-Scoby - TX

“We had the pleasure of knowing Kim and her family. She is an inspiration to all of us for her courageous fight. She will be truly missed. Our...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Phyllis & Trey Almanza - CA

“Our thoughts are with Christopher, Mackenzie and all Kim's family at this very difficult time. Even though it was brief, we are so glad we met Kim,...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Debbie Axtell - sister in law

“Kim...thank you for the smiles, kind words and love you showed to each and everyone of your fellow Walmart Asst. Your laugh will be missed. Most of...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Chuck & Julie Jones

“we are deeply saddened to hear of your loss we never met kim but was told a lot about her through my sister mary axtell she was such a kind person...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: malcolm mcdonald - scotland

“Doug & Dema, May happy memories carry you through this sorrowful time. When the Lord calls our love ones home he leaves a gift of memories. I was...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: DIANE URBAN - LOOMIS, CA

“We will be thinking of you all on this sad occasion. So very sorry we cannot be there with you. Our prayers and love to Dema, Doug, Kelli, Dave and...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Eric & Mary Axtell - Onalaska, WA

“I hadn't known Kim for very long when I got married, but she went so far out of her way to help me with last minute details. I can remember on the...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Shannon Hutchison - Albuquerque, NM

“Thoughts and prayers to your family and friends! May you rest in peace free from pain. ”
10 of 16 | Posted by: Adrienne Ayers

“Kim was a great sister in law. Wish we could have been closer to see her and the kids more and were able to spend more time with them. We were...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Michael Poe - Brother in Law

“I remember meeting Kim when I was 15. Pete brought her to a party we had at our house (parents knew about it). She was there helping me when I needed...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Julie Poe - Sister in Law

“Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Jim, Margaret and Marci Pickens ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: Margaret Pickens - Hopedale, OH

“I have such great memories of Kim from my childhood. We met when she lived on Maybelline Crt, in Sacramento. I remember having sleep overs, going to...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Tina Dawson - Yuba City , CA

“I have such great memories of Kim from my childhood. We met when she lived on Maybelline Crt, in Sacramento. I remember having sleep overs, going to...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Tina Dawson - Yuba City , CA

“Kim my daughter in law,well I heard her before I met her in person. My son Peter Axtell was in High School, and one morning very early, my husband...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Eric & Mary Axtell - Onalaska, WA


Kimberly Sue Axtell, age 40, of Georgetown, Texas, formerly of Sacramento, California, ended her courageous battle with breast cancer on Friday, November 9, 2012. A time of visitation for family and friends will be held from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. on Monday, November 12, 2012 at Ramsey Funeral Home in Georgetown, Texas.

Kim was born on the bright, cool day of April 16, 1972 in Arcadia, California to parents, James (Doug) and Dema Tomerlin. Kimberly and her sister, Kelli, enjoyed sharing memorable adventures and being mischievous together as they were growing up. Kimberly had a deep love for the beach, for travel and for her family and friends. One of her favorite sayings was, "When life knocks you down, get back up and ask, "Is that all you got?"

She attended Leeward Community College in Hawaii and was enrolled in Austin Community College, where her love for literature and reading advocacy had led her to pursue a degree in library sciences. For many years, Kim had the toughest job in the military, as a supportive spouse and mother. Kim had a lot of pride in all the endeavors she encountered, but her greatest accomplishment was being a mom. She loved her two children, Christopher and Mackenzie, with every bit of her heart and soul. When the odds were stacked against her, Kim was a woman of great strength and never complained. She leaves a legacy of courage, love, compassion and inspiration for her children, family and all who had the good fortune of calling her friend. Kimberly will be greatly missed, but her memory will live on for all the days to come.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Alvie and Ethelene Sadler; grandmother, Juanita Tomerlin; and grandmother, Jean Tomerlin.

To cherish her memory, Kimberly leaves behind her son, Christopher Axtell of Georgetown, Texas; daughter, Mackenzie Axtell of Georgetown, Texas; parents, James (Doug) and Dema Tomerlin of Georgetown, Texas; sister, Kelli Konopczyk and husband David of Cedar Park, Texas; niece, Mia Konopczyk of Cedar Park, Texas; nephew, Brennan Konopczyk of Cedar Park; grandfather, James Tomerlin of Smithville, Texas; former spouse, Peter Axtell of Mons, Belgium; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Kimberly's honor to the Breast Cancer Resource Centers of Texas at BCRC.org or P.O. Box 300040, Austin, Texas 78703.

You are invited to share a message or memory in the memorial guestbook at www.RamseyFuneral.com.

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