Jay Koller, age 76, of Neenah, passed away at his home with his family by his side on Tuesday, December 29, 2020. Jay was born on June 24, 1944 son of the late Joseph R. and Helen A. (Roberts) Koller. He married Karen Ernst on September 21, 1974. Jay retired from Kimberly Clark with 35 years of service as a Journeyman Millwright. Jay was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church. His very special enjoyments in life were his family and friends, fishing, golfing, woodworking, Packer and Badger football and basketball and he loved having a cold Miller with friends.
Jay is survived by his wife Karen, his children: Joseph Jay Koller (Jessica Peterman), Michael W. Koller and Andrew F. (Jessica) Koller. He is further survived by his grandchildren: Kyla, Korben, Allison, and Aaron Koller; A Very Special Sister Brenda (Dan) Larson a brother-in-law, James Ernst and also by his little buddy Sparky. In addition to his parents, Jay was preceded in death by a brother-in-law/Best Friend, Edwin L. Ernst Jr. (Semper Fi)
Funeral services will be held at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at the Kessler Funeral Home, 304 S. Commercial St., Neenah with Pastoral Leader Mary Krueger of St. Patrick Catholic Church officiating. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park. A memorial is being established for St. Patrick Catholic Church. For online condolences, please visit: www.kesslerfh.com. For those not able to attend, the service will be livestreamed on the Kessler Funeral Home and Cremation Service Facebook page.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Knaus and nurses, Kelly and Kim and also to Theda Care Hospice, especially, Ashley and Claudia.
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