Jeremiah Jack Dagdagan |

Jeremiah Jack Dagdagan

Dagdagan, Jeremiah Jack (Jay), Silt, CO, formerly of Stevens Point, Wisconsin, passed away on December 28, 2014. Memorial will be held at Silt Community Center in Silt, Colorado, on Saturday, January 10, from 1:30-4:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to a local Veterans organization.

Jay was born on February 6, 1981, in Wisconsin Rapids, WI, to Dorothy Cameron and Terry Dagdagan. He graduated from SPASH (Stevens Point Area Senior High School) in 1999. He worked various jobs in the area before joining the United States Army in 1999. He served 3 tours in Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He also served as an Artillery instructor at the Wisconsin Military Academy. Jay was honorably discharged as a Sergeant from the Wisconsin Army National Guard in March of 2009. Shortly following his discharge Jay moved to Colorado to start a new chapter in his life.

His awards and decorations include: The Army Commendation Medal, 6 Army Achievement Medals, The Good Conduct Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Global War On Terrorism Service and Expeditionary Medals, 2 Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Development ribbons, National Defense Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, and the Wisconsin WRITE ribbon. Jay was known for being passionate about his military service and for supporting veterans’ rights. He enjoyed spending time with family, friends and his dog, Jake. He was true to himself and knew that he could not make everyone happy but would drop everything to help someone else out. He will be greatly missed by everyone he was in contact with. He was a son, brother, uncle, father and proud veteran. Jay is survived by his mother, Dorothy Cameron, father, Terry Dagdagan, brother, Jim (Jolene) Ward, sisters, Bonnie (Scott) Lubeck, Teresa (Jason) Boris, grandmother, Fran Cameron. He is also survived by his children, Josh, Zachariah, Lily and Taven. Also by significant other Marisa Bartlett her children that loved him like their own Father, Kylie and Colton. Survived by many nieces and nephews and his dog, Jake. He gave his service and life for our freedom. He is not here in body but will always be in our hearts and with us in spirit. No can express how much he will be missed but know that he is at peace.

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