Nelda Day

Nelda V. Day, 88, of Iowa City, Iowa, formerly of Morton, died at 4:50 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, 2002, at Lantern Park Nursing Home in Coralville, Iowa.

She was born May 10, 1913, in Worthington, Minn., a daughter of Earl and Naomi Hart Merrill. She married William H. Day on Jan. 1, 1932, in Webster Grove, Mo. He died May 13, 2001.

She also was preceded in death by one son, Charles "Chuck" Day; two brothers; and one sister.

Surviving are one daughter, Judith Ginn of Iowa City; one granddaughter; three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mabel Mendenhall of Battle Mountain, Nev., and Marjorie Nielsen of Vermont; and one brother, Roy (and Nina) Merrill of Astoria.

She was a former member of the Morton PTA and Morton Garden Club.

She was a charter member of Morton United Methodist Church and a member of the Morton United Methodist Women.

Services were held Thursday at her church with Rev. Jeffery Kelley officiating. Burial was in Hillcrest Memory Gardens. Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Iowa City Hospice, 1025 Wade St., Iowa City, IA 52240.

From the Peoria Journal Star.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 2/13/2002

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