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“My dad was the guy who taught me most that I know today, from introducing me to motorcycles, to actual vehicles. To the knowledge I took everyday to...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Michael Jay Meddaugh - Granton, WI

“My good memories of my honey Jay, bringing Michael into the world with jay being the greatest. We watched him grow from when he was so little until...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Anna Zelenyj - Granton, WI

“prayers and love sent to all the family,Jay is missed... ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: les burkhalter

“I remember meeting Jay one morning on Starr Road. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Kevin Martin - Marshfield, WI

“Farewell to Maddog.lots of fun on BBall,and more.Brian Opelt ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Brian Opelt

“I'm so sorry to hear about Jays passing my prayers go out to all of Jays family. I was Jays classmate and we sure had some good times. I remember...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Robin Salzwedel Zinthefer

“Sad to hear of Jay's passing, My sympathy is with the Meddaugh family. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Joyce Opelt

“I am so sorry to hear of Jay's passing. i have very fond memories of him from our school years. He will be missed. My thoughts and prayers will be...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Rhonda Sherman

“All my sympathies to the Meddaugh family in this time of sorrow. I will always remember Jay's laugh and good humor. Joe and I spent a wonderful day...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Sandra (Bowe) Teora


Jay Meddaugh, age 48, of Granton, WI entered into eternal rest Thursday, June 6, 2013. Jay Logan Meddaugh was born on January 19, 1965 in Neillsville, WI the son of Gordon Neil and Lorraine (Bender) Meddaugh. Jay farmed on the Meddaugh Ranch and worked at several area farms including some cranberry bogs while he was going to school in Granton. He graduated from Granton High School on May 20, 1983, and then joined the National Guard, training in Fort Leonardwood, MO. He served for 10 years and 6 months. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Neillsville and in his spare time enjoyed fishing. Jay was fun loving and enjoyed spending time with his family. He also loved working on and driving his model CA Allis Chalmers Tractors, riding motorcycle with his son Michael, being outdoors, playing cards and airplanes. He is survived by his fiancee of 20 years, Anna Zelenyj and his daughters, Aleya Lea Meddaugh of Black River Falls, Alecia Anne Meddaugh of Marshfield, WI a son, Michael Meddaugh of Granton, WI, He is also survived by his mother, Lorraine of Granton, WI, three brothers, Todd Neil (Stephanie) Meddaugh of Granton, WI, Loren (Kay Bartsch) Meddaugh of River Falls, WI and Larry Meddaugh of Granton, WI and a sister, Sherry Lou (Jeffrey) Hines of North Carolina. He was preceded in death by his father, Gordon Neil and his grandparents. Funeral Services for Jay will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, June 10, 2013 at the Zion American Evangelical Lutheran Church in Granton. Pastor Dale Wilford will officiate. Music will be provided by Marjorie Dahl, organist. Interment will be in the Windfall Cemetery in Granton, WI. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m., Sunday at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville and from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., Monday at the Church. Casket Bearers are: Matthew Meddaugh, Adam Meddaugh, Jeffrey Hines, Todd Meddaugh, Loren Meddaugh and John Kurylak. Online Condolences may be made at www.geschefh.com. The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Jay's family with Funeral arrangements.

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