Jay Rosio
July 20, 1967 - November 2, 2012

Jay Rosio
Jul 20, 1967 - Nov 2, 2012

Iframe toggler
Send Sympathy Gifts
Free Newsletter
Find Us On Facebook
Plan Your Future

Jay Rosio, of Minneapolis, died Friday, November 2, 2012 at his home. He was 45 years old. He was born on July 22, 1967 in Laona, a son of Herbert and Tina (Schoolman) Rosio and the family resided in Crandon.

He was a graduate of Crandon high School with the class of 1986. He attended Nicolet College in Rhinelander, for three years before transferring to Minneapolis College of Art and Design where he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1993.

Mr. Rosio was employed at Northtown village apartments in Spring Lake Park, MN.

During his lifetime he enjoyed downhill skiing, playing video games, tennis, riding motorcycle, target shooting, power boating, lego projects, driving his Subaru and collecting Hot Wheel cars.

During high school years he operated Jay's Bike Shop from his parents garage, where he repaired and built bikes.

Survivors are his parents, Herbert and Tina Rosio, Crandon; a sister Lisa Ottmann, Antigo; a niece Nia (Taylor) Tauer, Fond du Lac; aunts and uncles, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents; Louis and Mildred Rosio, George and Evelyn Schoolman, and brother in law Pete Ottmann.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, November 12, at 1 p.m. at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 1515 Third Avenue, Antigo, with pastor Rowell Puedivan officiating. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of services Monday at the church. Bradley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
To view Jay's memorial site go to:

Herb & Tina Rosio on Nov 2, 2013

Thank you so much for the memories of Jay. What wonderful tributes! Our love and thanks to all.

Annette on Mar 22, 2013

I miss Jay so much!

Annette, Ted, Ken and Grandma Mary on Nov 29, 2012

We will forever miss you! We still can't believe you are gone but not forgotten. You made our family complete and you will always forever be our nephew-in-law and Grandson. Our times together with you were always fun and adventurous. We will love you for eternally Jay...until we see you again. God Bless you.

Rachel Lona on Nov 12, 2012

Jay, I wish you the best in your new life in paradise. I will always remember the time went down to "the ranch" with my sister, grandparents, and your parents. We had a fun time joking around with you and Lisa. You will be missed and I love you.

Edina Karic on Nov 10, 2012

Jay it was my budy my friend my family my coworker we work togheter its very hard work whit out him he is the something he make me alawys laugh never b sad or mad whit him we talk about everything he help all the time we make jokes i call him sometime my litt man or trouble i will missing and never forgive him he b in my mind all ways love bro....

Jackie And Mike Adair on Nov 10, 2012

Jay was a wonderful man. We enjoying interacting with him through his maintenance work at Northtown Village. He will be missed by us all!

ab on Nov 10, 2012

I am very sorry for your loss.

Colleen Cary on Nov 9, 2012

I've left little notes on the memorial sites and Jay's Facebook as I've been reading what people have written. On this site there is a heading that states "What made Jay so unique and special"..well...EVERYTHING I never met some as kind as this man was or patient and hoping some of this has rubbed off on me. Jay loved life, loved people, children animals...always willing to drop anything and help a friend. Many times that friend was me. I have been so blessed to have known this man. There will never be anyone like him in my life again and I can say that for certain.

Don and Karen Zilverberg on Nov 9, 2012

You are sorely missed, Jay. I am so sorry that you cannot be with us. I will always remember your last words to me: "I love you, Mom!" What a precious treasure you have always been to me and to our entire family. You always did your best and you did everything you could. Both Don and I have always thought you were the greatest. You were a fine son-in-law from the beginning until the end.I love you, Son!

Tammy Votis Stroik on Nov 9, 2012

So sorry for your loss. I went to school with Jay, he was such a nice person and a good friend to all. He will truly be missed by all of his classmates. Tammy Votis Stroik

kate vande Hey on Nov 8, 2012

Herb,Tina,Lisa I am so sorry for your loss,Jay is back in God's arms where he will watch over all of you,with Pete. You are all in my prayers. God Bless

Kyle Palmer on Nov 7, 2012

Jay was the nicest kid in our class. I hadn't seen Jay in a few years, but when I did he always was glad to see me. My sympathies to Jay's family.

Dianna (Samz) Hoenig on Nov 7, 2012

Jay never had a bad thing to say to anyone when we were in school! He had a special gift and enjoyed life to the fullest! My thoughts and prayers to his mom, dad, sister and other family members! He will be missed! RIP Jay!

pat cracraft on Nov 6, 2012

Jay was a very special person & gifted. He always had a smile and was a great person to know and work with. He never complained and just did his work. I think the funniest story I heard about him, was just recently when his Dad Herb was telling us about the deer camera's for the reunion and some of the pictures they took. Leave it to Jay. He will be missed.


There are no videos to display


Add a photo


11:00 AM -
1:00 PM
Seventh Day Adventist Church


1:00 PM
Seventh Day Adventist Church

Show your love and support by purchasing flowers for the family

Show Your Support

Express your deepest sympathy with a beautiful flower arrangement. ​Free same day delivery​ by local florists.

Healing Registry Unavailable at the Moment!


Product Name




Your Shopping Cart is Empty

Jane Doe ×

What's your email address?

What Would You Like Written on the Card?

Choose a Delivery Date

* Note: Delivery is only available on highlighted dates for flowers ONLY. Sunday delivery will not be available on all flower purchases.

Where Would You Like To Deliver To


No obituaries found

Product Details


Product Name



Iframe toggler
Send Sympathy Gifts
Free Newsletter
Find Us On Facebook
Plan Your Future

Sign in to add your memory

We will never post without permission

Share Photo/Memorial Tributes

Add to Your Calendar

Obit Checkin

Obituary Notifications

Grief Support

Get Updates - tribute notifications

Thank you for sharing your memory of Jay

Help show your support by providing a gift of flowers and spreading the word.

Gift of Flowers

Offer comfort and support to the family with beautiful flowers and spreads

Browse Flowers

Spread the Word

Help friends and acquaintances of Jay leave memories by sharing to Facebook

Share on Facebook