Jason “Jay” Ewy, 41, of Elk River
Jason “Jay” Ewy, 41, of Elk River, died unexpectedly at home Wednesday, May 11, 2011.
He was a graduate of Deer Creek High School, graduating in 1988. He married Jill Johnson on March 19, 1994.
Mr. Ewy graduated from Dakota Aero Tech College in 1990. His career started with US Air in Salisbury, Md., moving on to Mesaba Airlines, and finally started his own airline maintenance consulting firm.
He enjoyed boating, hunting, farming and spending time with his children. He will be remembered for his generosity and infectious laughter.
A Celebration of Life service was held Sunday, May 15 at St. John Lutheran Church in Zimmerman. Interment was at Bellwood Cemetery. Memorials are preferred for the children’s education fund.
Mr. Ewy is survived by his wife, Jill; children, Kileen and Jack; parents, Jeanne Ewy and Jon (Margaret) Ewy; sister, Kristine Ewy; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his biological father, Dwight K. Hill.