Delmar Kirby

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Kirby, Delmar

Delmar A. Kirby, age 96, died August 2, 2017.

Born in Lincoln, NE, on September 22, 1920, he served in the US Army in Wyoming. He married in Albuquerque in 1946 and lived in Arizona and Texas until retiring to New Mexico in 1984. He worked for most of his career for the Santa Fe Railroad.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Laura Bowman Kirby, and his son, Danny Kirby.

He is survived by his sister Donna of Prescott, AZ; his daughter Jeanette Brahl and son-in-law, Tom; his son Jack and daughter-in-law, Lisa; six grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.

A visitation will be held at 1 pm with a memorial service at 2 pm on Saturday, August 12, 2017, at Daniels family funeral home, 4310 Sara Rd. SE in Rio Rancho, NM.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Friends of the Corrales Library, PO box 1586, Corrales, NM 87048.

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Daniels Family Funeral Services

4310 Sara Road SE

Rio Rancho, NM 87124


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Rio Rancho, NM 87124
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Published in Albuquerque Journal on Aug. 6, 2017