Feb. 19, 1935 - April 2, 2009
CORVALLIS - Jay Virgil Gangestad of Corvallis passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2009, at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Corvallis. He was 74. He was born in Estherville, Iowa, to Elmer and Odelia Gangestad. He married Darlene Randall on Nov. 27, 1954, in Brainerd. They moved to Corvallis the same year that Jay went to work for Mater Machine Shop. He also worked for Mills Ditching for 11 years before a 25-year career with the City of Corvallis Public Works Department. Jay was a member of the Corvallis Moose Lodge and the Albany Eagles. He enjoyed camping, hunting, playing Bingo and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Darlene, of Corvallis; sons, Lonnie, of Albany, and Dale and wife, Lynda, of Corvallis; daughter, Robin of Corvallis; brothers, Donald, of Corvallis, and Leo and Dellis, of Minnesota; sisters, Nuella, Grace and Bernice, all of Minnesota; and granddaughter, Tegin, of Portland, Ore.
He was preceded in death by his brothers Lloyd and Kenneth.
No services will be held.
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