Discussion in 'Oak Harbor' started by truckchick1, Aug 29, 2010.
He passed away in his sleep this morning after a 2 year fight with cancer.
please post a link to his obituary if you find it here...
Rest In Peace Jim
Jim's funeral will be Sept 9th at Straubs Funeral Home, 325 ne 3rd Avenue, Camas, WA 98607
the viewing will between 9am-10am, services between 10am-11am,
The celebration of life with all his friends and family will be at the Vancouver Elks starting at noon until ?
The obits will be in the paper on Thursday..
He retired shortly before I started at Oak but have heard of several pranks that he pulled. RIP.
His obit is in The Columbian for Thursday Sept 2 but unable to post the link as "not a member for three days."
Obituaries - Columbian.com
James L. "Jim" Bredesen
JAMES L. BREDESEN
May 20, 1940 ~ August 29, 2010
Jim, a loving father, grandfather and friend, passed away in Goldendale, WA on Aug. 29, 2010. He was born in St. Paul, MN to Glen and Dorothy Bredesen and raised in Willmar, MN.
After serving in the Navy, Jim moved to Portland, OR where he raced Hobby Stocks and Jalopies at Portland Speedway.
He worked as an iron worker and later as a truck driver and retired a proud Teamster from Oak Harbor Freight in 2003.
Jim is survived by his children, Susan (Robert) Barnes, Dori Cardon, Tami (Jeff) Johnson, Timothy (aka Bo) Bredesen, Tanya Wilson and Howie Gordon; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; brothers, Jerry, Roger (Laurie), Rodney (Patty); and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife, Wendy.
Special thanks to Barbara Wilson for her help and love in caring for Jim at his home in Goldendale, WA.
Service will be Sept. 9, 2010 at Straub's Funeral Home in Camas, WA at 10:00 a.m., viewing at 9:00 a.m. There will be a celebration of Jim's life following the service at 12 Noon at the Vancouver Elk's Lodge #823, 11605 SE McGillivray Blvd., Vancouver, WA.
Please sign Jim's guest book at: www.columbian.com/obits.
I knew Jim,He was a good driver and a great man he will be missed by many.