Jay D. Breckheimer, age 48, resident of rural Pekin, ND, died Friday, July 15, 2022 near Tolna, ND.
Jay Darin Breckheimer was born February 16, 1974 in Devils Lake, ND, the son of Monte and Betty (Risgaard) Breckheimer. He was raised on the family farm, south of Tolna, and graduated from Tolna High School in 1992. He then attended NDSCS at Wahpeton and received his degree in plumbing. Jay worked in the area as a plumber for many years. He turned his passion into a career as a fishing/hunting guide for the last 10 years. Jay married the love of his life, Kathy Polasky Olson, on July 18, 2015 at the Breckheimer family farmstead.
Jay will be greatly missed by his wife, Kathy Breckheimer; his mother, Betty (Butch) Breckheimer Stokka; 3 brothers, Jim (Tonya), Tom (Tricia), and Paul; and many nieces & nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Monte Breckheimer.
Services for Jay will be held at the Tolna Business & Event Center, 400 Main Street. A recitation of the Rosary will begin at 6:30 p.m. followed by a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 21, 2022. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 22, 2022. Interment will be in the St. John Ottofy Catholic Cemetery, rural Pekin, ND.