Jay Dee Haidenthaller was born to Reinhard and Brenda Lee Haidenthaller, he was the oldest of five children. He was a torch bearer for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, Utah. He attended Hunter High School. He served an honorable LDS service mission for two years. He earned an Associate's degree in graphic design from Eagle Gate College. He is preceded in death by his grandfather, Ingomar Josef Haidenthaller, and his grandmother, Cordelia Burton Peterson. He is survived by his parents, his sister, Heidi, his brothers, Joshua R., Elder Jeremiah Haidenthaller(Eugene, Oregon Mission), and Justin Josef, his grandmother, Rosina L. Haidenthaller, grandfather, H.R. Peterson, and many other relatives and friends. His valiant struggle with the complications brought on by Muscular Dystrophy lasted over twenty years. His faith in the Lord Jesus Christ and the strength of his family helped him endure his many trials. He was an inspiration to all and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. The viewing and funeral will be held at the LDS Oquirrh 6th building (6673 south Clernates Dr. (5300 west) from 6 to 8 pm on Friday, April 12, 2013 and from 10 to 11 am on Saturday. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 12 pm. Interment at the Redwood Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, he would like balloons.