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James F. DAY

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Age 96 Of Cottage Grove Passed away peacefully on October 17, 2012. He was born on November 27, 1915 to James B. and Bertha (Parker) Day in St. Paul. A member of Boy Scout Troop 10, Jim became an Eagle Scout in the 1930's. He graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1938 and went to work for the 3M Company. He married Velma in 1942, served in the Army during WWII, and returned to 3M retiring after 40 years. In retirement Jim was active in DARTS, continued to attend Gopher football games and band concerts, and enjoyed golf and his grandchildren. Survivors include his loving wife of nearly 70 years, Velma; children, Nancy (Dennis) Moeller, of Maple Grove, Larry (Karen) Day, of Aledo, TX, Shirley (Gerald) Orth, of Hugo, and William (Katherine) Day of Syracuse, NY; 7 grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. Service 11:00 AM Monday at ST. PAUL'S UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 700 Wesley Lane, Mendota Heights. Private Interment. Visitation at Willwerscheid Natural Burial & Cremation, 235 W. Wentworth Ave., West St. Paul 3-5 PM Sunday(TODAY) and at church 1 hour prior to service. In lieu of flowers, memorial preferred to St. Paul's United Methodist Church. 651-457-7938


Published in Pioneer Press from Oct. 19 to Oct. 21, 2012
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