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Jayne Blodgett Murray

October 23, 1926 - January 7, 2020
Visitation
Koepsell Funeral Home
301 N. Walnut Street
Mayville, WI 53050
920-387-4440 | Map
Friday 1/10, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Service
Koepsell Funeral Home
301 N. Walnut Street
Mayville, WI 53050
920-387-4440 | Map
Friday 1/10, 7:00 pm

Jayne Blodgett Murray America has lost a great patriot.Jayne Blodgett Murray of Mayville, Wisconsin who boasted of beating JFK in Chinese checkers passed away on January 7, 2020. She was 93 years young.Jayne Adelaide Blodgett was born October 23, 1926 in Fond du Lac, WI, the second child of William Morris Blodgett and Adelaide BlodgettContinue Reading

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Savage left a message on January 24, 2021:
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Robin ( Parke) Yonemura left a message on February 25, 2020:
Ahhhh.... Big Jayne...There will never be another one like her. I have a thousand memories of wonderful times with her and the Murray family in Bedford and thereabouts. Adventurer always and so full of life and fun. Love and condolences to all of you-Jaynie, James and Olivia et al. Would love to hear from you..xo Robin Parke
Diane Lopez left a message on January 25, 2020:
My name is Diane Bertram Lopez. I was three years old when my family moved to Mayville. My mother and Jayne's mother were good friends. We loved the movies at the Blodgett's theater. Jayne had moved to New York before I was old enough to meet her mother. On one of her visits home a special treat for me was to baby sit her daughters. About eight years ago my sister, Gail, and I stopped in to visit Jayne in her house on German Street. We shared remanences and had a long wonderful visit. She was a wonderful hostess. So sad she won't be there on my next trip home. With fond memories
Brian and Cathy left a message on January 17, 2020:
Beloved Jayne, our forever love and appreciation for you! We will simply close with... until we meet on the other side dear one. You are missed.
Jan Olson left a message on January 10, 2020:
Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure; Nor Grandeur hear with a disdainful smile The short and simple annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Awaits alike th' inevitable hour. The paths of glory lead but to the grave.
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Laura & Mark Bruederle left a message on January 10, 2020:
We were one of the lucky ones and not only met with Jayne but also got to experience her hospitality. We stayed in her lovely Bed & Breakfast, and her company was beyond charming. She was a living history book, the adventures, the people, the stories all true and amazing. Everything in her lovely house held a story and she shared as much as you wanted to hear. The earth can not hold a special angel for long, but to the ones who were touched by her magical charms, and beauty will remember her forever. We send our sincere condolences to her family and friends.
Rev. David Koch left a message on January 10, 2020:
I have only known Jayne for the past two years but after we met, we quickly became friends. She was inspiring to be around, so gracious, hospitable, and generous. She was a giver and loved to be around people. She lived life to the fullest plus. My prayers for God to comfort her family, caregivers, and friends who miss her gentle smile and kind heart. May you rest in peace Jayne Blodgett Murray.
Julie Wesson left a message on January 9, 2020:
I didn't know Jayne but it was so inspiring reading her life story. She was a giver, and she was one of those special people that come around only now and then. My sympathy to the family and to all who loved her. What an inspiriation!
Susan Soussan left a message on January 9, 2020:
Jayne was a cherished member of the Mohegan Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. She was a 55-year DAR member, and past Regent of the Chappaqua Chapter which merged with Mohegan in the 1980's. Her name will be included in the roll call at the New York State DAR annual Memorial service in late September. In Sympathy, Susan Soussan, Regent, Mohegan Chapter NSDAR moheganregent@gmail.com
left a message on January 9, 2020:
Our most sincere condolences to Jayne's family. To those who knew her she was the truest, kindest friend one could wish for. She managed to stay young during every one of her 93 years. She exuded joy. An exemplary citizen, she fought hard for causes dear to her and protested - in person when she was against a particular issue. She is dearly missed already.

Tracy and Rachel Heron, Mayville
Joan Case left a message on January 9, 2020:
I read obits on a daily basis, and this one I will make a copy and read again . Can relate to many of her life experiences Condolences to all
left a message on January 9, 2020:
What an amazing woman, i wish we could have met. Thank you for sharing her life adventure and will keep her in my prayers.

Kindly,
Pat Rogers
Bob Redeker left a message on January 8, 2020:
I was sorry to hear of Jayne's passing this week. I will always remember Jayne for her kindness, graciousness, and her love of Mayville. Her love and sense of duty to her community and country was aspiring. Even in her later years of life instead of just being comfortable on the sidelines she stayed active and engaged. Jayne will be dearly missed and may her example of being a true patriot never be forgotten.
Former Mayville Mayor
Bob Redeker
Janice O'Brien Maum left a message on January 8, 2020:
Jayne helped me get a job in New York when I was young. My condolences to the family.
Mark Griffin left a message on January 8, 2020:
I have had the honor to know Jayne over the last 8-9 years. She will be unforgettable. She packed more into her life than a hundred people. She loved this country and her friends. She was a bright and shining example of a person living life to the fullest. The world is a little dimmer with her departure.
Christine Breitkreutz left a message on January 8, 2020:
Our deepest sympathies to the Jayne Blodgett Murray Family. We were honored to have Jayne as a longtime member of the Republican Party of Dodge County. Jayne was always willing to host an event for the RPDC and the RWDC whenever it was requested. She always went above and beyond what was needed. It was for this we are entirely grateful. She will be deeply missed!
Koepsell Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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