Dec. 30, 1918-Aug. 17, 2004
ST. FRANCIS -- Irene A. Day, 92, of Haigler, died Tuesday (Aug. 17, 2004) at Cheyenne County Hospital in St. Francis.
She was born Dec. 30, 1918, to Ott and Essie (Martin) Motherhead in Atwood. She spent most of her childhood near the Esban, Kan., area.
On March 10, 1944, she married Keith M. Day. The family moved to the Haigler area in 1954, where she worked part-time at the post office.
She was a member of the Haigler United Methodist Church and was actively involved in the United Methodist Women, the Women's Club and the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Keith.
Survivors include two daughters, Vonnie Dawes and husband, Claude of Lehigh, Kan., and Dee Wilson and husband, Ron of St. Francis; son, Elmer Day and wife, Anna of Lincoln; 13 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Services are Saturday, 10 a.m., at the United Methodist Church in Haigler with the Rev. Tony Christians and Bill Anderson officiating. Interment will be at the Haigler Cemetery.
Memorials will be given in her name.
Forch Funeral Chapel of Benkelman is in charge of the arrangements.