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Obituary: James Kinsman

James Kinsman

James Kinsman

James Kinsman, 69, of Bend, Oregon, a former Arizona resident, passed away with his family by his side in Glendale, Arizona, on Oct. 15, 2018. Jim, one of seven, was born to David and Verleen Kinsman on July 15, 1949, in Ogallala, Nebraska. Jim was a devout Catholic, loved telling people about Jesus and sharing his faith in words and action. He loved his family, singing, hiking, fishing, biking, hunting, camping and riding his tractor. Jim worked for the phone company for over 30 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents and son Matthew; and is survived by his wife Kathleen of 48 years; daughters Jennifer Banuelos and Natalie (Erik) Stephenson; six grandchildren, two sisters, four brothers and a large extended family. Jim will be deeply missed by all those whose lives he touched.

Visitation: on Oct. 21, 2018, 5 to 7 p.m., at Heritage Funeral Chapel, 6830 W. Thunderbird Road, Peoria, Arizona, 85381; Mass: on Oct. 22, 2018, 11 a.m., at St. Raphael Catholic Church, 5525 W. Acoma Road, Glendale, Arizona, 85306. Committal service: Holy Redeemer Catholic Cemetery, 23015 N. Cave Creek Road, Phoenix, Arizona, 85024.

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