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David J. Birkett

Born: May 18, 1968

Died: August 22, 2018

David J. Birkett, 50, of Kansas City, Kansas, formerly of DeKalb, Illinois, died Wednesday, August 22, 2018, in Kansas.

He was born May 18, 1968, in Joliet, Illinois, the son of John and Martha (Vagle) Birkett.

David was a graduate of DeKalb High School Class of 1986. He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving in Germany. David was employed by Waste Management in Kansas City.

He is survived by his wife, Althea Shonn; his daughter, Kendalyn Birkett; two brothers, Mark (Louise) Vagle and Scott (Sharon) Birkett; and his sister, Beth Johnson.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A Memorial Visitation will be held from 12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 15, 2018, at Anderson Funeral Home in DeKalb. Full military honors by American Legion Post 66 in DeKalb will follow the visitation. Burial of cremated remains will be at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the David Birkett Memorial Fund, addressed to the Birkett Family in care of Anderson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 605, 2011 South Fourth Street, DeKalb, IL 60115.

For information, visit www.AndersonFuneralHomeLtd.com or call 815-756-1022.
Published in Daily-Chronicle on Sept. 1, 2018
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