Olive Marie <I>Harrington</I> Day

Olive Marie Harrington Day

Birth
Knoxville, Marion County, Iowa, USA
Death 10 Jun 1960 (aged 45)
Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa, USA
Burial Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa, USA
Plot Prospect Hill-Lot 228
Memorial ID 105628423 · View Source
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Obituary From “Ottumwa Courier,” Friday, June 10, 1966, Page 11:

Mrs. Olive Day Dies; Active In School Affairs

Mrs. Olive M. Day, 52, died at 3:15 a.m. today at her home, 501 Ellis avenue. She had been in failing health since last November.

Mrs. Day had been employed by Younkers for the last five years.

She was born in Knoxville, Dec. 23, 1914, and had lived in Ottumwa for the past 35 years.

She was a member of the Willard Street Methodist Church, past president of the Ottumwa PTA Council, past president of Jefferson and Evans PTA, past president of Evans Band Mothers, and past chairman of the Wapello County Safety Council.

Her marriage to Chester L. Day took place May 28, 1935, in Oskaloosa. He survives.

Also surviving are her parents; Walter Harrington Sr., and Mrs. Bertha Roberts; one son, Steve, two daughters, Patricia and Margaret, all at home; two sisters, Mrs. Dorothy M. Roberts of California and Mrs. Donna Adamson of Bloomfield; and one brother, Walter Harrington Jr., of Denver.

Preceding her in death was one daughter.

The body is at the Jay Funeral Home.

A memorial has been established payable to the Cancer Fund. Contributions may be sent to Mrs. Charles Stiles, 409 Logan.
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“Day Service,” From “Ottumwa Courier,” Saturday, June 11, 1966, Page 7:

The service for Mrs. Olive Day,52, of 501 Ellis who died Friday morning, will be Monday at 3 p.m. at the Jay Funeral Home in charge of the Rev. David Ash of Willard Street Methodist Church.

Burial will be in Shaul Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be James Peck, Martin Carlson, Vernon Brumley, Jim Acton, Ralph Williamson and Guy Day.


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  • Created by: djtruitt
  • Added: 21 Feb 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 105628423
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Olive Marie Harrington Day (23 Dec 1914–10 Jun 1960), Find a Grave Memorial no. 105628423, citing Shaul Cemetery, Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by djtruitt (contributor 47746502) .