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Margaret LaNelle (Daricek) Day


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Margaret LaNelle (Daricek) Day

Suwanee, GA - (October 30, 1932 - June 6, 2018)

Margaret LaNelle (Daricek) Day, age 85, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, of natural causes at her home in Suwanee, GA.

Ms. Day was born in Hodge, Louisiana, in 1932 and grew up in Jonesboro. After graduating from high school, she attended Louisiana State University and earned a degree in education. She spent most of her 30-year career educating students in Lafayette Parish at Youngsville Elementary and Edgar Martin Middle School.

After retirement, she moved to the Atlanta area to live near her children and grandchildren. Ms. Day enjoyed 20 years in Suwanee, Georgia.

Survivors include three daughters, Debbie Thunem and her husband, Carl, of Flower Mound, TX; Lisa Day and her husband, Philip Towey, and Laura Day and her partner, Van Bennett, all of Suwanee, GA; her grandchildren Desiree Ladner and her husband, Shea; Jay Trahan and his wife, Tara; Matthew Thunem and his wife, Meghan; Megan Thunem; Lauren Summerfield and her husband, Dave; Clayton Keim and his wife, Heather; Daniel Reilly, Carrie Reilly, and William Reilly. Ms. Day also had great grandchildren: Brendon Ladner, Brooklynn Ladner, Peyton Trahan, Riley Trahan, Bailey Trahan, Lincoln Thunem, Ryder Keim, Oliver Keim and Lilly Summerfield.

She was preceded in death by one son, Robert C. Day, Jr.; her parents, Harold and Gladys Daricek; and her brother, Harold G. Daricek.
Published in the The Advertiser on Aug. 12, 2018
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