Jim Nordrum Sr., 66, of Cloquet, Minn., was killed Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, in Tucson, Ariz., while riding his beloved Indian motorcycle.

Jim and his wife of 49 years, the former Judy Brackin, had arrived in Tucson on Tuesday, Jan. 15, to begin their new life together in the warm weather.

Jim was a retired journeyman iron worker for the Local 512.

He is survived by his wife, Judy; son, Jim Jr.; daughter, Jo; grandsons, Justan and Wyatt; granddaughter, Tiyana; brother, Ed; and sister, Violet Pedersen.

He was preceded in death by his father, Bob (Smokey); and brother, Richard.

A Celebration of Life is planned for 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Iron Workers Union Hall, 3752 Midway Road, Hermantown, Minn.

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