John Kirkeby Obituary

John Paul Kirkeby
John P. Kirkeby
John Paul Kirkeby

June 2, 1944 - June 21, 2012
Born in Beloit, Wisconsin
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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John Paul Kirkeby, 68, passed away on Thursday, June 21, 2012, at Taylor House in Des Moines. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, June 29, at Iles Funeral Homes-Westover Chapel. Cremation rites will follow the visitation on Friday. A Memorial Service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 30, at Iles Funeral Homes-Westover Chapel, with burial following at Glendale Cemetery in Des Moines.

John was born on June 2, 1944, in Beloit, WI, to Oliver and Marjorie (Martin) Kirkeby. He graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1963. He was a Seabee in the US Navy. John married Marcia Ann Hickie on October 21, 1967, and they made their home in Des Moines. John retired in 2008 from Moehl Millwork. He enjoyed fishing, camping, traveling, woodworking, cards, and putting together jigsaw puzzles.

He is survived and lovingly remembered by his wife of 45 years, Marcia Kirkeby; son, Paul (Dee Ann) Kirkeby; granddaughter, Raiyn Kirkeby; mother, Marjorie Kirkeby; sister, Mary Clark; brother, Karl (Mary Jane) Kirkeby; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father, Oliver Kirkeby and brother-in-law, Thomas Clark, Jr.

Memorial contributions may be made to Taylor House. Online condolences may be sent to IlesCares.com.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ WESTOVER CHAPEL.

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Visitation
Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Friday, June 29, 2012
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Service
Westover Funeral Home
PENDING
PENDING, IA US PENDING
Saturday, June 30, 2012
1:00 PM
Cemetery
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Saturday, June 30, 2012
2:00 PM