Theodore Kirby Tjossem of Lewes died Feb. 15, 2013, of cancer. He is survived by his sisters Linda Sullivan, Stacy Tjossem and Jill Tjossem. Kirby moved to Lewes after retiring from the Marriott Corp. and Big Boy Restaurants. He was born in Iowa, and was the only son of Dr. Theodore D. Tjossem and Guinevere J. Tjossem. He is now at rest in the Prairie View Cemetery in Paullina, Iowa.