Age 81 of Forest Lake. Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather & Great-Grandfather passed away peacefully on July 16, 2017 after a short battle with leukemia. Retiree of The Bureau of Engraving and Harley Automotive. Jim was an outdoorsman. He enjoyed boating and snowmobiling, but most of all, spending time with his family. He also volunteered at Calvary Cemetery and the Church of St. Peter.
Jim is preceded in death by his parents, Jim & Bridie; wife, Jan; grandson-in-law, Chad Hansen.
He is survived by his wife, Emilie; children, Maureen (Doug) Kiekhafer, Barbara (Jeff Werth), Jim (Lori), Cheryl Cook, John (Stacey) Cook; grandchildren, Rachel (Don) LeRoux, Jacquie (Dan) Undem, Blake, Brett, Chase, Matt (Alecia), Lauren, Hannah, Christian, Hailey; great-grandchildren, Lydia, Ava, Maddie, Katie, Eleanor, Carson, Jaelyn, Addy; brother, Jack; nieces, nephews, other relatives & friends.
Mass of Christian Burial 12 Noon Wednesday, July 19th at The Church of St. Peter, 1250 S Shore Dr., Forest Lake, with visitation beginning at 10 AM until time of service. Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Forest Lake.
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