Jay and Beth Logan
NEW RICHLAND — Jay Wayne Logan, 57, and Elizabeth Ann Logan, 52, of New Richland, died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, as the result of an auto accident. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Owatonna, with the Reverend Dean Smith officiating. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, at Michaelson Funeral Home in Owatonna, and 10-11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Owatonna. Interment will be in the First Lutheran Cemetery, Ellendale.
Jay was born June 17, 1962, in Albert Lea, Minn., the son of Wayne and Dorothy (Schwarz) Logan. He grew up in Clarks Grove, graduated from Ellendale High School, and later attended Mankato State University. Elizabeth was born July 22, 1967, in Oakland, Calif., the daughter of Kenneth and Barbara (Lohmann) Schultze. As an infant, her family moved back to Minnesota where she attended St. James Lutheran School in Northrop, graduated from Fairmont High School, and attended Mankato State University. Jay and Beth were united in marriage Sept. 19, 1992, in Northrop. The couple lived in Ham Lake for several years. They moved to rural New Richland in 2005 at which time Jay started his career with the Hope Creamery. Beth worked for Hope Creamery and an insurance agency in Albert Lea prior to starting her career with Federated Insurance. The couple enjoyed watching their children’s many sporting events, going camping and traveling with their kids and attending wine club together. Jay was an avid hunter and loved working on cars and tractors; often with his son, Tyler. He enjoyed going to fairs and loved watching Charlie Brown with his kids. Beth enjoyed gardening and scrap booking. She was on the church council and played organ at Zion Lutheran Church. The couple are survived by their son, Tyler (special friend Briana Singleton) Logan of Red Wing; daughter, Grace Logan of New Richland; Jay’s sister, Shari (and James) Bakker of Mora; Beth’s mom, Barbara Schultze of Northrop; Beth’s brothers, Tim (and Jacky) Schultze of Sauk Rapids, Jon (special friend Megan Schwab) Schultze of Fairmont; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. They were preceded in death by Jay’s parents; and Beth’s father.