Luana Day

Luana M. (Blue) Day, 92

Luana M. (Blue) Day, 92, of the Indiana Veterans Home, formerly of Brookston, passed away at 7:47 a.m. on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at IU Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette.

Born April 18, 1921, in Grape Creek, IL, she was the daughter of the late Lloyd and Luella (Beaver) Blue. She was a graduate of Westville High School, in Westville, IL. She married her husband of 42 years, Owen Day, on October 18, 1941, in Tuscola, IL and he preceded her in death on October 1, 1983. Luana was a homemaker and a member of Crestview United Brethren Church in Lafayette and in later years attended the Church of Christ in Brookston. She served as a former Brownie and Girl Scout leader in Battle Ground and also enjoyed teaching many to play the piano in the Battle Ground community. Her hobbies included sewing, quilting, and painting.

She is survived by her two daughters, Arlene McGill of Brookston and Arlys Ross (husband Don) of Liberty Center, OH; a sister, Rose Haskins of Tijeras, NM and a brother, Buddy Blue of Danville, IL; seven grandchildren; twenty-four great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandson, and several nieces and nephews. Luana was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one brother, Laddie Blue, and a great-grandson, Noah Ross.

Visitation one hour prior to the funeral services on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at Hippensteel Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Battle Ground Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Gideon's International.

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Published in the Journal & Courier from May 23 to May 24, 2013