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Death Notice - John Max Yocam

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Max Yocam, 84, of Kim, passed away Wednesday, October 11, 2023, at South East Colorado Hospital in Springfield. He was born June 20, 1939, in La Junta to Clarence & Ella Mae (Collins) Yocam.

Max is survived by his wife Janice Yocam of the Kim home; children, Mark (Monica) Yocam of Perryton, Texaas; Michelle (Rick) Butler of Pritchett; Monty (Shelley) Yocam of Kim; grandchildren, Tasha (Brandon) Gray; Shelby Nava; Shawni (Bernie) Quintana; TyLin (Randy) Williams; Chelsea (Rafe) Schroder; Colton (Bam) Butler; Like (Emma) Winters; Bo Winters; Caleb (Ciarra) Yocam; Shandy (Charley) DeBerg; Montana (Robert) Quick; 19 great-grandchildren; sister, Madeline Banta; sister-in-law, Jennie Yocam; numerous nieces, nephews, and friends also survive. 

He is preceded in death by his parents; son, Michael Wayne Yocam; granddaughter, Tiana Yocam; brother, Gary Yocam; brother-in-law, Ralph Banta; niece, Katherine Yocam and great-niece, Carlye Yocam.

Visitation will be Monday, October 16, 2023, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Peacock Memorial Chapel in La Junta. 

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, October 17, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. at the Kim School Gymnasium in Kim. Interment to follow at Kim Cemetery.

Arrangements under the direction of Peacock-Larsen Funeral Home.