In memory of
Einar James "Jim" Kofford III
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In memory of
Einar James "Jim" Kofford III
Kofford, Einar James "Jim" III passed away Monday, October 10, 2016. He was born January 21, 1941 at Los Angeles, California, the son of Norma and Einar James "Bunny" Kofford, Jr. Jim was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was a retired Vice President with Cargill, Inc., and loved his family, job and playing golf. He was a Dodge City resident from 1981 to 1989, when he moved to Wichita, Kansas. Jim is survived by his wife of 54 years, Georgie, Wichita. Other survivors include two sons, Mark Kofford and wife, Tammy, Wichita, and Todd Kofford and wife, Robin, Lawrence, Kansas; two daughters, Kelly Anderson and husband, Mark, Cimarron, Kansas, and Kara Grant and husband, Rick, Lawrence. He is also survived by eight grandchildren, Drayton, Austin and Minette Kofford, Dylan Kofford, Megan Pacey and husband, Brad, and Kyle Anderson and wife, Carolyn, Nathan and Makena Grant; two great-grandchildren, Emersyn and Kellen Pacey; and two sisters, JoAnn Lema, Copperopolis, California and Janice Beltran, San Gabriel, California. Jim was preceded in death by his parents. Rosary, 7 p.m. Sunday, October 16; Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Monday, October 17, both at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. Memorials are suggested to Good Shepherd Hospice, 7829 E. Rockhill, Ste. 403, Wichita, KS 67206 or to the Kansas Humane Society, 3313 N. Hillside, Wichita, KS 67219. Downing & Lahey Mortuary West. Online tributes to the family via
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