Jay Jost died July 31 at the Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs, Colorado, at the age of 73. Services will be 10 a.m. Aug. 31, at Ebenfeld Mennonite Brethren Church rural Hillsboro.
Jay was born Aug. 18, 1945, in Hillsboro, Kansas to Jake and Selma Jost.
Jay married in 1965 and had three children, Jessie, James, and Darrin, before pursuing his passion for ranching and cattle.
In 1977, Jay moved to Nebraska and married Lois McLeod in 1979. They had one daughter, Kelli. Jay worked as a commodities broker in Nebraska, before moving to Colorado to work in real estate investments.
A true Denver Bronco and Colorado Rockies die-hard, Jay was either in the stands at the Mile-High Stadium or Coors Field, or watching the games in front of the nearest TV.
Jay was preceded in death by his parents and two sons, James Donovan Jost and Darrin James Jost.
He is survived by daughters, Jessie Nikkel Wiebe, rural Hillsboro, and Kelli Garland-Anderson, Colorado Springs, Colorado; brother, Kim Jost, Boerne, Texas; and six grandchildren.
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