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Obituary for Jay Dallyn Gideonsen

Jay Dallyn Gideonsen, 69, of Clinton, Iowa, passed away at home on Thursday, December 22, 2022. Honoring his wishes, cremation rites will be accorded with no services scheduled. Lemke Funeral Homes assisted the family with arrangements.

Jay was born December 27, 1952, the son of Raymond and Margaret (Gerner) Gideonsen. He was a graduate of Clinton High School.

Jay was united in marriage to Geraldine Timm on July 27, 1996, in Clinton, Iowa.

Jay worked for 15+ years as a Security Guard at Swiss Colony, then continued as a Security Guard at Ashford University for 5 years, and finally, concluded his career at Farm & Fleet.

As a young man Jay loved the outdoors especially hunting and fishing. He enjoyed visiting the Casino and playing games of chance. He also enjoyed going out target shooting with friends.

Jay is survived by his wife — Geraldine of Clinton; several cousins; many friends; as well as special friend — Christopher Nixon, of Clinton.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents and parents.

Memorials made can be directed to the family.