Kirby, James D. Age 92, U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. Beloved husband of the late Mary C. (nee Speese). Devoted father of Meg (Tom) Noone and Kim Kirby. Loving grandfather of Shannon Aardema, Heather Yandel, Kelli Molck, Kerbi Seabolt and great-grandfather of 8. Special friend of Lenora Nape. Member of Palos Memorial American Legion Post #1993, Palos Gun Club, Green Acres Sportsman Club and one of the founding members of Palos Chapter of Ducks Unlimited. Jim also worked as an outdoor columnist for many newspapers. Visitation Sunday, Nov. 17th, 3-8:00 p.m. at the Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home, 11028 Southwest Hwy. (7700W) Palos Hills. Funeral Monday, Nov. 18th, 11:00 a.m. service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, 225 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60611. Express your thoughts and memories in the online guestbook at www.palosgaidasfh.com
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Published by Chicago Sun-Times on Nov. 17, 2019.