James M. Irwin

August 21, 1925July 3, 2013

Irwin, James “Jim” M, 87, retired Haysville water plant and public works director, passed away July 3, 2013. Jim was a WWII and Korean War veteran with the rank of Sgt. He was a member of VFW Post 6957 and loved gardening, woodworking, fishing and camping. He was preceded in death by stepdaughter, Paula Bragg, 1 brother and 2 sisters. His survivors include wife, Thelma; daughters, Linda (Jim) Eshleman of PA, Kay (Ron) Berens of Belle Plaine, Christina (Steve) Stateler of Haysville, Jamie (Robert) Ortiz of Chanute; stepsons, Bruce (Hye) Hamilton of FL and Jeff (Robin) Hamilton of Wellington; 16 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Resthaven Mortuary with funeral service 3 p.m. Monday, July 8, 2013 at Valley Center Christian Church. Memorials have been established with Heartland Hospice 3210 W. Kellogg, Wichita, KS 67213 and Valley Center Christian Church Building Fund 1801 N. 5th St, Valley Center, KS 67147.


  • Visitation Sunday, July 7, 2013
  • Funeral Service Monday, July 8, 2013

James M. Irwin

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Harry Simpson

July 8, 2013

Rest James, until you hear at dawn,
the low, clear reveille of God.

Thank you for your service to this nation.

Rhonda Watson

July 7, 2013

Thelma, I am so sorry, my prayers are with you and your family.