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John “Jay” Abasolo

KSAL StaffFebruary 14, 2020

John “Jay” Abasolo, 67 of Wellington, Kansas passed away at 11:55 p.m., Sunday, February 9th, 2020 peacefully at home with his daughter in McPherson, Kansas.

Jay was born in North Platte, Nebraska on March 27, 1952, a son of Jesus Jay and Mary Ruth (Rodriguez) Abasolo.

Jay attended Madison Elementary School, Wellington Junior High and graduated from Wellington High School, Wellington, Kansas in 1971.

He attended St. Anthony Catholic Church in Wellington, Kansas.

He served in the Kansas Air National Guard.

Through the years Jay worked for the State of Kansas as a laborer, Mayflower Travel Trailer as an assembler, and Santa Fe Railroad as a switchman all of Wellington, Kansas.

Jay enjoyed football especially Denver Broncos football, loved golf, and always looked forward to the Duffers and Derelicts Golf Tournament, loved his animals, spending time with his friends and family especially his grandchildren.

He is survived by his children, DeAnna Abasolo, of McPherson, Kansas, her children, Mary Farley, Kirsten Farley, Drake Farley, and Nicholas Farley. Jason Abasolo and his wife Crystal, of Valley Center, Kansas, their children, Kailee Abasolo and Helena Abasolo, Tori Abasolo, of Oxford, Kansas, her children, Hunter Reynolds, Derek Reynolds, and Bradi Osborn, and four great-grandchildren, Salem, Lennox, Stella, and Everleigh. His siblings, Cecelia (Abasolo) Newman and the late Bill Newman, of Wellington, Kansas, Catherine Richardson and her husband Curt, of Mulvane, Kansas, Georgiana Abasolo, of Ark City, Kansas, Carmen Harshfield, of Wellington, Kansas, Eloysa Bennett and her husband Wes, of Wellington, Kansas, Connie Sayler and the late Don Sayler of Tucson, Arizona, Greg Abasolo, of Wellington, Kansas, Amelia Austin and her husband John, of Rosehill, Kansas, and Andy Abasolo and his wife Sheila, of Wichita, Kansas and numerous nieces and nephews.

Jay was preceded in death by his parents, Jesus and Ruth Abasolo, nephew, Matthew Thompson, niece, Juanita Sayler, and two brother-in-laws, Bill Newman and Donald Sayler.

Services will be at a later date.

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