Florence G. Day


Posted: Friday, July 13, 2001

Longtime Alaska resident Florence Genevieve Day, 77, died July 7, 2001, at home in Anchorage.

Day was born in Ostrander, Wash., on Dec. 1, 1923, to Charles and Eleanora Hansen. She met Dale Anthony Day in November 1945 and married him two weeks later. They moved to Ketchikan in 1952, Sitka in 1957, and settled in Juneau in 1960.

She worked for the Alaska Department of Revenue in Juneau until her retirement in 1977. She also worked for the Alaska District Council of Laborers in Juneau. Day and her husband moved to north Kenai in 1981. After the death of her husband in 1997, Day lived with her daughters in Washington, Fairbanks, and Anchorage.

She is survived by her daughter Jennie Day Peterson and son-in-law William of Anchorage, grandchildren Steven Peterson, Dale Annette and Shannon Massey of Anchorage; daughter Mary Wallwork and son-in-law Paul of Fairbanks, grandson Bobby Pasquan of Fairbanks; daughter Ellen Doig of Anchorage and grandchildren Cara Doig of Seattle, David Doig and Evan Doig of Anchorage; son David Dale Day and grandchildren Brandy and Eddie Greenhaugh and Terra Randolph all of Soldotna, Austin and Sierra Randolph of Kenai; daughter Laureen Deam and son-in-law Jeff of Wash., and grandchildren Kirsten and Caleb Deam of Wash.; and numerous great-grandchildren.

The family will hold a reception on Saturday July 14, 2001, from 4 to 7 p.m. at 6520 Bridget Drive in Anchorage. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Hospice of Anchorage. The family will attend a Catholic Mass offered in her name. Her ashes will be interred at the Columbarium at the Shrine of St. Therese in Juneau.

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