Harold Kerman, 91, former CEO of Steiner Electric Co., Elk Grove Village, Ill., passed away last month. He was the husband of Joan Barbara (née Steiner) Kerman; son of the late George and Frieda Kerman; father of Robert (Diane) Kerman and Richard (Carol) Kerman; and grandfather of John (Aga) Kerman, Kyle Pucek, Joseph Kerman, Laura Jane (Eric) Meyer, Jacob, Adam, Jason Zimmerly and Josh Kerman.
Stuart M. Irby, 58, The Jackson Clarion-Ledger reported that Stuart M. Irby, former president of Stuart C. Irby Co., was found dead in his home Jan. 17. The paper says his death is considered a suicide. He guided the company, founded by his grandfather, from 1984 to 2005, when it was sold to Sonepar USA.
His obituary in the Jackson Clarion-Ledger said he is survived by his son, Stuart M. Irby, Jr. (Elizabeth) of Little Rock, Ark.; Miss Natalie Irby of Los Angeles, Calif.; and Graham Irby of Jackson. Irby is also survived by his grandson, Jacob Irby of Little Rock, Ark.; his sister, Margaret Irby of New York; brothers, Charles Irby, Sr. (Kate) of Nashville; Joseph Irby (Diane) of Little Rock; and Richard W. Irby (Rachael) of Tryon, N.C.