Eunice R. Day, 95 left to be in spirit with our heavenly Father on April 16,2013. She died of natural causes in her home, Palm Desert Senior Living. The mention of her name brings happy feelings to all who knew Eunice. She was a living example of God's love. She was born in Quincy, Ill. on March 7, 1918 to George and Margaret (Barnes) Rolfes. Eunice was a devoted and loving wife to her late husband Donald Day. Together they shared 63 years of marriage. They adopted Michael and Marcia while living in Livonia, Mich. She was a homemaker and volunteer at St. Michaels Catholic Parish before loading up the cars and moving to Indio, Calif. in June 1969. At this time she started her second career with Don and Michael as owners of Arrow Printing in Indio. She was an active member of Soroptimist, Catholic Daughters, Coachalla Valley Womens Club, PEO, Indian Palms Golf Club, and various card clubs. She was a dovoted member of OLPH Church and is well known for her smoked turkeys and pumpkin pies at the carnivals. Surviving family include her children Mike and Virginia Day, Marcia Howard; grandchildren Katherine and Chris Hernandez, Patrick and Kevin Howard, Caroline and Mike Palmer, Caroline and Jay Ware; sister Lucine Erb; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Daniel & John and one sister Janet Kramer. Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church will have a Celebration of Life service on May 1, 2013 at 10AM. From the church ashes will be placed with husband Don at Coachella Valley Cemetery in Coachella. Donations may be made to OLPH Church or a
. Our family gratefully thanks the compassionate caregivers at Palm Desert Senior Living.
Published in The Desert Sun from Apr. 25 to Apr. 28, 2013