Nam Bak

January 7, 2021

Nam Bak, 81, of Frankfort, died January 7, 2021 at I.U. Health Frankfort Hospital.  She was born January 19, 1939 in Seoul, South Korea to Sung I. & Lee (Persoon) Bak.

Nam moved from South Korea to Frankfort in 1966.  She lived in Frankfort from 1966-1980, lived in Kirklin from 1980 until moving back to Frankfort last year.  She was a CNA in the Clinton County area for many years.  She was a former member of the Assembly of God, Kirklin, Ind., was a believer in Christ and the Christian faith.  She had a heart for helping the elderly, enjoyed gardening, fishing, sewing, knitting, crocheting.

Visitation and Services

Visiting will be 1-3 p.m. Monday, January 11, 2021 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Funeral service will begin at 3 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to Clinton County Humane Society, P.O. Box 455, Frankfort, IN 46041. Out of respect for the health, safety, and comfort of all in attendance, guests will be expected to adhere to current CDC guidelines regarding appropriate social distancing and the wearing of masks.

Survived by:

3 Daughters: Brenda (Curt) Catron of Kirklin, Youngsuk Parks of Chandler, AZ, Christina Kim of Orange County, California. She is also survived by a sister in South Korea.

Preceded by:

She is preceded in death by her parents and a brother.


Leave your Condolences

11 Condolences for “Nam Bak”

  1. Pam Bricker January 9, 2021 at 6:27 am

    Brenda, I am sorry to hear about your mom’s passing. We shared many meals of rice & kimchi together.
    Pam Bricker

  2. Timothy Porter January 10, 2021 at 11:20 am

    Sorry for your loss.

  3. Christina Conaway January 10, 2021 at 9:54 pm

    My condolences on the passing of Nam. I hold so many fond memories of her kindness when I was a child and she was a wonderful friend to my mother. She will be so very missed.

    Christina and Kim Conaway

    • Brenda Catron January 12, 2021 at 2:56 pm

      Thank you so much. I found an old phone number for your mom and tried to contact her but it was no longer in service. Mom often talked about you all and our wonderful times together, which we both treasure. God bless and thank you for reaching out.

  4. Julie Lafferty January 11, 2021 at 1:19 pm

    So sorry to hear of her passing. She was our neighbor such a sweet lady. Prayers to the family.

    • Brenda Catron January 12, 2021 at 2:57 pm

      Thank you so much. And thank you for being such a wonderful neighbor.

  5. Michelle Cosby January 11, 2021 at 1:24 pm

    Dale and I were so sad to hear of her death. We will be praying for your whole family while you grieve. She was a great “landlady” and friend.

    • Brenda Catron January 12, 2021 at 2:58 pm

      Thank you very much. Your prayers are so appreciated.

  6. Debra Wright January 11, 2021 at 7:48 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss Youngsuk. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  7. Brenda Catron January 12, 2021 at 2:52 pm

    Thanks so much. I know mom enjoyed it. She loved to share her special dishes.

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