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JAMES (JIM) ROBERT KIRKHOPE (JIM)

Date of Passing: Mar 14, 2022

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JAMES (JIM) ROBERT KIRKHOPE


Peacefully, on Monday, March 14, 2022 Jim Kirkhope passed away with family by his side, at the age of 88 years.
Jim was predeceased by the love of his life, wife Patricia (nee Winberg) in 2013. They shared 60 wonderful years together and Jim was never quite able to overcome the loss of his girl. He will be forever missed by his children, Robert (Darlene), Susan (Rosi) Gigliotti, Debra (Brad Willson); grandchildren, Nikki, Melissa (Kevin), Dallas (Chris), Tia (Denzel), Mario, Julia, Braden; great-grandchildren, Mason and Marcus, brother "Bro" Robert (Carol) Kirkhope and their family.
In 1950 Jim entered an apprenticeship to learn the trade of Pipefitter with the CNR. Here he would spend his career becoming a supervisor. Jim made many friendships that continued even after his retirement in 1990. These past couple years were difficult and he missed meeting with his Saturday morning breakfast crew and coffee with his friends.
Jim had a love of the outdoors and travel, enjoying fishing, camping, time spent at the lake and riding his bicycle. Important to mention was his love of "food", all food, but especially cookies, cakes and hamburgers!
We will forever miss you and hold you close to our hearts. Don't take any wooden nickels!
A celebration of Jim's life will be held with an interment to take place at a later date at Glen Lawn Cemetery.
Family and friends may sign a book of condolence at www.glenlawn.ca.


Glen Lawn Funeral Home
204-982-7550

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Mar 19, 2022

Condolences & Memories (3 entries)

  • Dear Bob and Carol Our sincere sympathy in the loss of your bother and brother-in-law. Memories are golden, cherish them always, as they cannot be taken away. Hugs to all Rob & Gail Schledwitz - Posted by: Gail Schledwitz (Grew up together in Elmwood) on: Mar 19, 2022

  • My deepest condolences to Susan and family. She always expressed a great closeness for her family/ - Posted by: Blaine MacKinnon (Friend) on: Mar 19, 2022

  • Dear Sue, Rosi, Mario and Julia, So sorry for the Loss of Your Father, Father-in-law and Grandfather. He is now, reunited with the Love of his Life again. Our deepest condolences, Your in our thoughts and prayers. Pat and Tim Pomanski - Posted by: Pat and Tim Pomanski (Friends) on: Mar 19, 2022

Glen Lawn Funeral Home & Cemetery

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