|Birth: ||Sep. 16, 1961|
|Death: ||Oct. 13, 2001|
Houston Fire Department.
Line of Duty Death.
Served from 1981 - 2001.
Captain Jahnke entered the Houston Fire Department on December 02, 1981 in Class 81-C. Often called "Jay Bird", he was currently the Captain on the B shift at Fire Station #2.
He is survived by his wife, Dawn of 13 years, one daughter: Jayne, 12 years, and a son, Hunter, 8 years.
Captain Jay Jahnke was killed at a six alarm high rise apartment fire at S. Post Oak Lane and San Felipe Road. He responded on the first alarm with Engine 2 and was on a search and rescue mission on the fire floor.
He is buried next to his father, Chief Claude Devald Jahnke who served in the Houston Fire Department from 1953 to 1984.
Memorial Oaks Cemetery
Plot: Section 212 Lot 138 Grave 4D
Created by: Julie Karen Hancock (Co...
Record added: Oct 15, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5847201