Jay P. Rhyner

Feb. 3, 1961 - Feb. 27, 2012

Jay P. Rhyner of Wales died unexpectedly Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at the age of 51. He was born Feb. 3, 1961, in Waukesha, the son of Roger and Betty Jane (nee Jameson) Rhyner.

He graduated from Kettle Moraine High School, where he developed a love for basketball and later enjoyed coaching for his daughter’s youth basketball teams. For 25 years, he was the superintendent at Waukesha Concrete. Jay was a very caring person who had a huge heart. He loved telling jokes and anyone who met him always left with a smile on their face. The greatest joy in his life were his wife, two daughters and two grandsons.

He will be sadly missed by his wife, Bonnie (nee Weber) of Wales, along with their children, Ashley (Tony) Duffek of Harshaw and Nicole Rhyner of Milwaukee. He was the beloved grandfather of Noah Jay Duffek and Benjamin Duffek. He is further survived by seven brothers and sisters, nieces, nephews and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., with a family eulogy at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 2, at Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha.

If desired, memorials to the family are appreciated.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035, or go to for directions or to leave an online tribute.