David Jay

David Joseph Jay, 86, of Greencastle, Indiana, passed away January 27, 2021, at home with family at his bedside.

A private Celebration of Life will be held in Perham, during the summer.

“Dave” was born in Dilworth to Norbert “Bud” and Doris Jay on August 15, 1934. He graduated from Staples High School. He married Sally Baloun on November 21, 1953 in Staples. He worked for many years as the Area Manager for Intercity Gas before he retired. He was involved in the Knights of Columbus, where he served as Grand Knight and was given an Honorary Lifetime Membership. 

Dave is survived by his children, Catherine McKeithen of Maple Grove, Susette (Dominic) Schmidt of Sparta, WI, Pam Jay (wife of David Jay, Jr.) Glenwood, IA, Patricia (Richard) Kaste of Greencastle, IN, Gregory (Barbara) Jay of Cloverdale, IN and Jennifer (Steve) Lien of Greencastle, IN; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two brothers, Bud (Jan) Jay and Ralph Jay and one sister, Doris “Sissy” Jennisen, all residing in Minnesota.

Dave is preceded in death by his wife, Sally Jay and one son, David Jay, Jr. 

The family of David Jay wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Dr. Keith Landry, Hart to Hart Hospice with these wonderful caregivers, Jennifer, Rachael, Julia, Lynn, Hanah, Angie and Tammi.

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