John Allen Kirkham
June 5, 1959 -
February 3, 2012
John Allen, son of Frances Dean (French) and Richard Henry Kirkham was born on June 5, 1959 at Alva. He passed away at his home on the 3rd of February at the age of 52 years, 7 months and 29 days
John attended the Alva System and graduated with the class of 1977 and attended the Colorado Institute of Art.
On October 18, 1980 in Alva he was married to Mary Bemelmans. To their marriage
two sons, Ian and Simon were born.
He and his father farmed together and he did some art work.
He was a member of the Alva First United Methodist Church and a past Governor of the Alva Moose Lodge.
Mr. Kirkham was preceded in death by his father on January 17, 2009 and his grandparents.
John is survived by Mary, two sons, Ian and Simon, his mother, Frances. A special cousin, Bill who lived with them while in college at Northwestern, several other cousins, relatives and friends.