Visitation for family and friends will be on Sunday, June 26th, from 1 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee, with the family present from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. Burial will be in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery at a later date. Online condolences may be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com.
Jay was born May 10, 1958 in Cherokee, Iowa to Jack and Lillian (Jorgensen) Foresman. He graduated from Meriden-Cleghorn High School in the Class of 1976. He attended Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs for two years and received a degree in mechanics. He had lived in Rock Township, Cherokee County all his life. He had farmed and worked at various other jobs. He was quick to lend a helping hand to help a friend in need. His passion was Harley Davidson motorcycles. He enjoyed his time spent with his two nephews and one niece. He was a member of the former Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church.
He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents and a brother Greg Foresman in 1994.
He is survived by his parents Jack and Lil Foresman of Cleghorn; a brother Lee Foresman and his wife Gina of Cleghorn; two nephews Nathan Foresman and his wife Larie; Chad Foresman; his niece Kayla Foresman.