Jean Baptiste Iroz was born to Jean (Pete) Iroz and Fae Brislawn Iroz of Clearmont. He attended Clearmont and Buffalo schools and was graduated from Buffalo High School. He then went to the Denver Institute of Technology to become an electronics technician. He worked as a technician in Jackson, Buffalo and Gillette, and in Rapid City, South Dakota. He died in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, following complications of a kidney transplant. Cremation has occurred. Memorial services are pending.