September 13, 1957- January 12, 2013
Funeral Services for Dennis Day, 55, of Dana, Iowa will be 10:30 am Wednesday at The Dwelling Place in Jefferson. Visitation will be after 11:00 am Tuesday at The Dwelling Place with the family present to greet friends from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Jefferson, Iowa. Memorials are suggested to the family and may be left at Slininger-Rossow Funeral Home in Jefferson.
Dennis Day was a beloved father, grandfather, and friend. He passed away on January 12th, 2013 after a short battle with cancer.
Dennis Ray Day, son of Donald Day and Sueanne McLeran Wick, was born on September 13th, 1957 in Jefferson, Iowa. He grew up in Escondido, California and Fountain Valley, California where he graduated from Fountain Valley High in 1975.
Dennis moved back to Jefferson in 1976 and later attended AIB College of Business where he studied Computer and Information Science, graduating in 1982. He worked as a systems analyst for NCR Corporation and VSM Abrasives in St. Louis, MO.
In the early nineties he moved back to Jefferson and started Day Construction doing what he loved. He continued to work as a general contractor until the year of his death.
Dennis’ hobbies were woodworking and genealogy research. He also spent a great deal of his time being active in his church and with his bible study.
He was preceded in death by his father Donald Day, his mother Sueanne Wick, and his brother Daniel Day.
He is survived by his two brothers Terry (Sandy) and Tim, and three sisters Angel, Therese, and Shelagh (Kirk) Wright. He is also survived by his four children and nine grandchildren. Melanie (Randy) Frantz and children Brittany, Jonathon, Brayden and Joey. Mike Day. Meghan (Matt) Gordon and children Rachel, Shawn, and Liam. Stacie (Colby) Baugh and children Faith and Joplin.
Dennis was very loved and will be greatly missed.Information provided by: Slininger-Rossow Funeral Home 119 West Lincolnway PO Box 108 Jefferson, Iowa 50129 515.386.2171 www.sliningerrossowfuneralhome.com