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K. James “Jim” McCaleb


K. James “Jim” McCaleb, 79, Hebron, Ind., died Saturday, March 31, 2012.

He was born in Ottawa. He graduated from Illinois State University and received a doctorate from Michigan State University.

He developed the degree completion program for public safety at Calumet College of St. Joseph and retired as a professor of behavioral sciences from South Suburban College, South Holland.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, E. Ann McCaleb.

Survivors include his wife, Pat McCaleb, Woodstock; a daughter, Julie Ann (James) Morris, Crown Point, Ind.; a son, David James (Laurel A.) McCaleb, Chicago; three grandchildren, Kailey (Brad) Gernenz, Jason Morris and Grace McCaleb; and a great-grandson, Logan.

The visitation was April 3 at Burns Funeral Home, Crown Point.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 4, St. Mary Catholic Church, at 321 E. Joliet, Crown Point.

Memorials can be made to Lakes of the Four Seasons Volunteer Fire Department, 10645 Randolph St., Crown Point, IN, 46307 or the Polycystic Kidney Foundation, 8330 Ward Parkway, Suite 510, Kansas City, MO, 64114-2000.

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