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Jim Bird Creston

Published: Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 11:30 a.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 12:04 p.m. CDT

Jim Bird, 53, of Creston died Dec. 19, 2012, at University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Creston. The Rev. Jonathan Watt will officiate. There will be no visitation held. Powers Funeral Home, junction of highways 34 and 25, is in charge of arrangements. Memorials are to be established. Online condolences may be left at www.powersfh.com.

James Allen Bird, son of Frances Dell (Lee) and Jerry Lee Bird, was born Aug. 13, 1959, in Creston.

Jim graduated from Creston High School.

Jim served in the U.S. Army from Nov. 18, 1976, to Nov. 17, 1979.

Jim lived his entire life in Creston.

On May 30, 1980, Jim married Lana Marie Richards.

Jim worked as a carpenter and also cooked.

Jim was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Creston.

Jim is survived by his wife Lana Bird of Creston; daughters, Jennifer (husband Warren) Davis of Lenox, Jessica (husband Mickenzie) Hagen of Orient and Alex Bird of Creston; son Jeremy Bird of Altoona; brothers, Jerry (wife Cheryl) Bird of Oklahoma City, Okla., Jeff Bird of Creston and Joel (wife Brenda) Bird of Atlantic; and grandchildren, Hannah, Chloe and Abigail Davis, all of Lenox.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents.

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