|Birth: ||Mar. 1, 1901|
|Death: ||Apr. 5, 1951|
Published in The Rochester News-Sentinel
Thursday, April 5, 1951
Harold M. Day
Harold Maurice DAY, 50, operator of a grocery and meat market on East Ninth St., this city passed away 12:45 a.m. today at his home, 1125 South Madison street. Death which came suddenly was caused by a heart seizure. Mr. Day had been a resident of this city since 1938, coming here from Wabash, Ind. He had many friends through Rochester and Fulton county.
Harold M. Day, son of Virgil S. and Myrtle (JONES) DAY was born March 1, 1901 at Alexandria, Ind. On March 27, 1921 he was married to Geraldine DUNN at Okmulgee, Okla.
Mr. Day was a member of the Rochester Methodist church, the American Legion, the VFW, the 40 and 8 of South Bend, a life member of the U. S. Ambulance Assn., the Rochester Lodge No. 79, F. and A.M.; the Tipton council No. 80, the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite Valley of South Bend Mizpah Temple A.A.O.N.M.S. of Fort Wayne and the Manitou Shrine Club.
He enlisted on June 18th, 1918 at the Jefferson Barracks, Mo. as a private and served with the A.B.A.A.B. Medical Department of the U.S. Army, receiving his honorable discharge May 13, 1919 at Fort Benjamin Harrison.
Survivors are his mother, Mrs. Myrtle DAY, of Alexandria; his wife, at home; two daughters, Mrs. Martha WALTON, of this city; Miss Jerry Lee DAY, of Fort Wayne; a grandson, Chris WALTON and a brother, Alpha M. DAY, of Blue Island, Ill. His father-in-law the Rev. E. Channing DUNN passed away just a few days ago.
Funeral services will be held 2:30 Sunday afternoon at the Rochester Methodist Church. Rev. Charles SMITH assisted by the American Legion and VFW posts will officiate. Burial will be in the Rochester IOOF cemetery.
The body will be taken to the Day residence at noon Friday where friends may call. He will lie in state at the Methodist church from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
Fulton County Indiana Obituaries - 1951
by Jean C. and Wendell C. Tombaugh
Virgil S. Day (1878 - 1931)
Myrtle M. Jones Day (1881 - 1958)
Geraldine A Dunn Day (1900 - 1959)*
Martha J Day Walton (1924 - 2003)*
Rochester IOOF Cemetery
Plot: Section 16, Row 4
Created by: April Gross
Record added: Dec 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45412861