Hagedorn’s spouse, former Republican chairwoman Jennifer Carnahan, confirmed the information to five EYEWITNESS NEWS on Friday morning.
He’s 59 years previous.
Hagedorn was identified with stage 4 kidney most cancers in 2019 and commenced therapy on the Mayo Clinic in Rochester. He introduced that he had eliminated a kidney, together with the cancerous tissue surrounding it.
He then introduced in July 2021 that his kidney most cancers had returned.
It’s with damaged coronary heart, shaken spirit and overwhelming disappointment that I announce that my husband, Congressman Jim Hagedorn, handed away peacefully final night time.
Jim loves our nation and loves representing the folks of southern Minnesota. Each second of day-after-day, he lives his dream by serving others. There isn’t a yet one more conservative in our state than my husband. That is mirrored in the way in which he voted, led and fought for our nation.
Jim was a loving husband, son, brother, uncle, cousin, nephew, pal, brother-in-law, son-in-law, fan of Vikings, penguins and twins who can be missed and remembered by many.
As your everlasting love fades away, nothing prepares you for unimaginable ache, intense heartache, suffocating grief, and the seemingly countless vacancy that devours your total physique, soul, and spirit; no less than We are able to smile figuring out that Jim smiles from heaven and encourages us to proceed to pursue our goals of unconditional love and preventing for our nation.
Jim Hagedorn, I like you. I miss you. I really feel empty with out you I’ll maintain your hand perpetually.