The funeral was held on 7th February for the late Arthur Kirkham of Lach Dennis who died on 25th January 2006 aged 78 years. Arthur was born in Firth Fields, Davenham, to the late Ike and Mary Kirkham and had an older sister Mary (Young). He was brought up in Davenham and he later attended Sir John Deaneís Grammar School. He married his wife Jenny at St Albanís Abbey in 1959. They lived at Ashbrook Farm, Lach Dennis for 54 years, where he was a dairy farmer. Arthur enjoyed bowling, golf and family activities, especially his daughterís Pony Club and Warrington Horse Show. He is survived by his wife Jenny, sons Peter and Paul and daughter Mary. The funeral service was at St Wilfridís Parish Church, Davenham prior to committal at Altrincham Crematorium, conducted by Rev Martyn Cripps. As well as family floral tributes, donations were received for Guide Dogs for the Blind. Arrangements by George Bell Funeral Service, Greenacre Funeral Home, Northwich.