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Kim J. Drerup

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Kim J. Drerup, 51 of Nazareth, Texas, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018 in Dimmitt, Texas. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 at 10 a.m. in the Holy Family Catholic Church with the Rev. Bhaskar Adusupalli and Deacon Bob Birkenfeld as celebrants. Burial will follow in Holy Family Catholic Cemetery under the care of Colonial Funeral Home. Kim J. Drerup was born on August 5, 1967 in Dimmitt, Texas to Joe Drerup and Imogene (Huseman) Drerup. Kim grew up in Nazareth and graduated from Nazareth High School and then attended Amarillo College. Kim worked as a truck driver hauling cattle along with making boots and saddles for many years. Kim was a faithful member of Holy Family Catholic Church, member of Castro County 4-H while receiving the 2006 “Distinguished Leader Award”, member of AQHA and NRHA while also serving as a member of the Nazareth Volunteer Fire Department as a fireman and EMT. Kim loved his family and enjoyed spending time with his nieces and nephews. Kim is survived by his mother, Imogene Drerup of Nazareth; one brother, Wade Drerup and wife Julie of Midlothian, Texas; two sisters, Tammy Drerup of Humble, Texas, and Tracy Ramsey and husband Bryan of Nazareth, Texas; five nieces and nephews; and one great-nephew. Kim is preceded in death by his father, Joe Drerup; and one brother, Stanley Drerup. Memorials may be made to the Castro County 4-H Horse Project, c/o Castro County Extension Office, 205 N. Broadway Dimmitt, Texas 79027 or to Castro County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 1621 Butler Blvd., Dimmitt, Texas 79027 Sign the online guestbook at

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