James H. "Jimmy" Jirtle, 57, of Michigan City, passed away on June 25, 2019 at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Cremation rites have been chosen.

Root Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Jimmy was born May 15, 1962, in Michigan City, to the late Glen Jirtle and Irene (Hazelfeldt) Jirtle Thurman. His step-father Ray Thurman is also preceding him in death.

Surviving are three children, Alisa Jirtle of Michigan City, Alexander Jirtle and Alizabeth Jirtle both of LaPorte; one grandchild, Drew Pratt; six siblings, Kathy (Bill) Yarnell, Donna (Ken) Ada, Jerry Jirtle, Karen Thompson, Jeff (Beverly) Jirtle and Denise Carney; special friend, Jean Robbins; and many loving nieces, nephews and friends.

Jimmy is preceded in death by one brother Jack Jirtle.

Jimmy work in lawn care in and around Michigan City.

He was a devoted Green Bay Packer fan. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Memorials maybe made to the family.