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Date of Birth: December 05, 1946

Date of Death: November 01, 2022

James (Jim) T. Kearns passed away on November 1, 2022 in Phoenix, AZ; he was 75. Born December 5, 1946, in La Crosse, WI. Jim was the son of Russell and Lucille (Schnick) Kearns. He attended La Cross Central High School and was appointed to the Navel Academy in 1965, graduating in 1969. After Navel service he joined IBM in 1975 and retired into private consulting in 2002. He is survived by his loving family; Jane (Kwapick) Kearns, his two children Jennifer (Francisco) Mendoza of San Diego, CA and James M. (Jennifer) Kearns of Scottsdale, AZ; two grandchildren, Liliana Mendoza and Alivia Kearns; two step grandchildren Ava and Sophia Malin. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Kenneth (Beverly) Kearns.

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Our gratitude and appreciation goes out to Hospice of The Valley for the compassion and excellent care for both Jim and his entire family. For those inclined to honor his life, a donation in his name to Hospice of the Valley would be greatly appreciated.