DARLENE DAY(1932 - 2013)

DARLENE C. DAY October 17, 1932 - July 27, 2013 Born in Attica, KS to Ed and Gladys Chapin, Darlene was one of six children growing up in Colorado. She graduated high school from Fleming High School in Fleming, CO in 1950, and while working and traveling, met and married Kayo Day March 15, 1955 in Yuma, AZ. They settled in Red Bluff, CA where they raised their family, then later moved to Lakeside, OR, where she enjoyed her retirement and her love of the ocean. Survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Kayo Day of Lakeside, OR, son and daughter in law, Kasey and Tanya Day of Roseburg, OR, daughter and son in law Cindy and Steve Williams of Red Bluff, CA, grandchildren Kassidy Day of Tacoma, WA, Jason Day of Roseburg, OR, Kylie and Alyssa Gibbs of Red Bluff, CA, one great granddaughter Raelyn Rose Gibbs of Red Bluff, CA, sister and brother in law Margaret and Don Miles of Sterling, CO, and brother and sister in law, Jim and Connie Chapin of Fremont, CA. Darlene will be remembered by her wonderful sense of humor and her zest for life. She saw the world through rose colored glasses, and never met a stranger. She worked for Bank of America for over 20 years and had many loyal customers. She was a life member of the VFW auxillary and was a long time member of the Presbyterian hurch in both Red Bluff, CA and Reedsport, OR. A celebration of life will be held Saturday, Oct.19 at Presbyterian Church of Red Bluff, 838 Jefferson St., 10:00 a.m. Missed but not forgotten and holding a special place in the heart of all that loved her.

Published in Daily News on Oct. 15, 2013