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Welcome to Jim's CaringBridge site. We've created it to keep friends and family updated. We appreciate your support and words of hope and encouragement during this time when it matters most.


Lauren Bohlig posted a new journal entry, "Together again!".

Good evening from Rochester! Jim is doing really good. He's in better shape everyday and the doctors are happy with his progress. Their teams come in every morning ... Read more

Teresa Louks signed Jim's Guestbook.

Dear Fretham Family, it's so nice to see the journal entries. Although this is a very personal journey for your family, many people appreciate the postings as we continue ... Read more

Dixie K Myrick signed Jim's Guestbook.

Hi Fretham Family:I'm glad you get to have this time together. Lauren I love, love your insight on the so many things we take for granted. God has blessed you this time; ... Read more

Harold Hinshaw signed Jim's Guestbook.

Hey Jimbo:Nice picture of you and your great family. You look very distinguished withyour new beard. We are thinking of you from the moment we wake upand when our head ... Read more

Lauren Bohlig posted a new journal entry, "Everday is a new day".

Still holding strong here over at Mayo Clinic. We've had a couple bumps in the road and have been moved to a different department of Mayo until Jim is fully ready for ... Read more

Laura Seward signed Jim's Guestbook.

Fretham Family ~ thoughts and prayers for your recovery.  I'm sure its so good to be back in MN and Mayo is top notch for healthcare. Best wishes for continued healing. Read more

Kathy and John Smith signed Jim's Guestbook.

You are in our thoughts and prayers everyday.  I went for at least 5 weeks till I wanted company.  It is to exhausting.  Your wellness is all that counts now. Read more

Leah Hansen signed Jim's Guestbook.

Hi Jim and Beth,So glad to hear you got moved safely to Mayo. Great picture of you and your family! Keep fighting and we will talk to you soon!Rick Hansen Read more

Lauren Bohlig posted a new journal entry, "Fretham Strong!".

Being here at Mayo has given us all great relief. Jim has been here since Tuesday July 15th, arriving by fancy leer Jet with Mom and Caitrin. They got him all settled in ... Read more

Lauren Bohlig added a new photo.

Jude Lujack signed Jim's Guestbook.

Hi guys, u have been on my heart so I thought I'd drop u a note to let u know I'm thinking of u all and that my prayers r with u, boy that prayer is a powerful thing, so ... Read more

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