Obituary: Lester Day

Lester E. Day, 93, of Pretty Prairie, died on May 15, 2017, in Winfield. Lester was born March 5, 1924, in Pretty Prairie, the son of William and Emma “Wenzel” Day.   

He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Day; sons, William “Bud” (Mary) Day of Hutchinson, Larry (Betty) Day of Iola, Texas, Steven (Wanda) Day of Cheney, and Don Day of Pretty Prairie; daughter, Carol Gatschet of Wichita; brother, William “Bill” Day, Jr.; sister, Frances Wilson; 19 Grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.    

He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Emma (Wenzel) Day; brothers, Jim, Marvin and Joe; and sisters, Louise Freeman, Rose Parkhurst, Toni Legleiter and Laura Mae Duncan.

Graveside service will be on Friday, May 19, at 2 p.m., at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Pretty Prairie.

Wulf-Ast Mortuary, Garden Plain, is in charge of arrangements.