Joanne Day 1947-2018
Joanne Rose Day, 70, Hoyt, died Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, at Aldersgate Village in Topeka.
She was born Dec. 25, 1947, in Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of Walter J. “Jimmy” and Esther Frances Gentile Lund. She graduated from Mayetta High School in 1965.
Mrs. Day worked for the State of Kansas in the Vital Statistics Department and was a secretary for Boys Industrial School and a cashier at Harrah’s Prairie Band Casino. She was also a babysitter.
She was a member of Hoyt United Methodist Church and a member of O.E.S. in Hoyt.
She married Howard Everett Day on Sept. 1, 1967, in Holton. He died Jan. 24, 2014. She was also preceded in death by her parents and a step mother, Maxine Lund.
Survivors include a son, Samuel Day, Topeka; three daughters, Carol Eakin and husband Dennis, Delia, and Becky MacIntosh and husband Rob and Amy Ross and husband Ja son, all of Hoyt; a stepsister, Neva Harris and husband Butch, Topeka; a stepbrother, Leroy Galster, Holton; and four grandchildren, Weston and Delaney Ross and Katelyn and Kurtis MacIntosh.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Mercer Funeral Home in Holton. Burial will follow in Hoyt Cemetery. Family will greet friends from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Heart of Jackson Humane Society, sent in care of Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 270, Holton, KS 66436.