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Jay Van Dyke
  • Memorials in his name may be directed to the Holden Cancer Center at the University of Iowa.
  • Holden Cancer Center
    200 Hawkins Drive
    Iowa City, IA 52242

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“I'm so sorry to hear of Jay's passing. I have such wonderful memories of the many times our "Breakfast Club" (Pat and Jay, Dick and Sue Abel, Ann...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Jane Caswell - Iowa City, IA

“So sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers during this sad time. May God bless and keep you in his loving arms. Becki ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Becki Miller - Craig, CO - Family

“So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you at this time. ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Randy and Robin - IA

“Been thinking of you and praying for you to have peace and comfort during this time and the days to follow ... ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Robert

“YOU ALL ARE IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS AT THIS DIFFICULT TIME IN YOUR LIFE. JAY IS IN A BETTER PLACE WITH NO MORE PAIN. AND ENJOYING HIS REUNION...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: RAY AND MYRNA BOZARTH

“Sorry for your loss. You will be in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Love Tad, Katy, Elliott and Jake Debler ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Tad,Katy, Elliott and Jacob Debler

“Sorry for your loss my thoughts are with you. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Shirley Debler - Wellman, IA

“Sorry for your loss, God gained a wonderful angel!Our thoughts and prayers go out to your family. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Lindsey Reid - LeClaire, IA

“We are sorry to learn of Jay's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends. Ray & Nancy Wombacher ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Ray & nancy Wombacher - Iowa City, IA


Jay L. VanDyke, 80, formerly of Iowa City, died March 11, 2016 in Winterset, Iowa.

Jay was born Feb. 6, 1935, in Pike County, Ohio. On May 9, 1991 he married Patricia Dubler in Coralville at the EUB Methodist Church. He worked in Ohio until January of 1974 when he transferred to the University of Iowa's Child Health Specialties Clinic.

His family includes his sons, Greg and wife, Julie of Winterset, IA, Michael and wife, Rhonda of Bettendorf, IA, Jerry and wife, Mary of Louisville, KY and Doug and his wife, Johnna; step-son, Mark Dubler and wife, Renee of Butler, OH; siblings, Gerald VanDyke, Joan Brickley, Jewel Hodo, Dean and Dale VanDyke, and Janice Squeo; grandchildren and extended family members.

Jay was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Mary VanDyke; wife, Patricia; and siblings, Harold and Gene VanDyke and Joy Christianson.

In accordance with Jay's wishes, no public services will be held; family services will be held locally and burial will take place near Piketon, Ohio. Memorials in his name may be directed to the Holden Cancer Center at the University of Iowa. Memories and condolences may be shared with his family at www.gayandciha.com.