Plans to Honor UUSRF Member Jay Esch

Jay Esch’s memorial will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Society of River Falls (UUSRF, N8010 US Highway 65, River Falls, Wisconsin 54022) on July 20, 2024. Visitation is from Noon to 3:30 pm with a service and meal to follow at 4 pm.


Memories, pictures, and videos of Jay can be shared (emailed) to In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Madeline Island Wilderness Foundation, Forward: River Falls Public School Education Foundation, or Marbleseed in support of local farming systems.


Remembering Jay Esch

Here’s the beginning of his obituary from the Bakken Young website. You can read Jay’s full obituary here:


Jay Esch with wife Lynn image
Jay Esch 2024 at Hiway Clean up