65, died in his home in Conifer, CO on 11/14/2009 during a blizzard. Jim is survived by his loving wife Barbara, sons Tim, Dan, Mike, Christopher, Matthew, Mark and Tommy, daughters Kristen and Shannon, grandchildren and siblings Andrea, Cort, and Jeffry. Jim was a loving husband and devoted father. He was a genuine, kind-hearted, charismatic, good-natured man with a great sense of humor who will be greatly missed by all whose lives he touched. A decorated United States Air Force Veteran of the Vietnam War, Jim was also passionate about billiards, ping-pong, and skiing. A visitation will be held at the Foothills Chapel, 1950 Ford St Golden, CO 80401 on Wednesday, November 18, 2009 from 5:00-9:00 pm. Service and burial to follow in Minnesota. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Evergreen Hospice.