Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
James Day Jr.

   U.S Army Captain James Raymond Day Jr., 34, of Fountain, Colo. and formerly of Gladwin, died Monday, Jan. 31, after being struck by a truck in Castle Rock, Colo. Born in Detroit on April 2, 1942, he was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Army in June 1964 following his graduation from Michigan State University. Capt. Day was in the service for 10 years and had spent two tours in Vietnam. He was stationed at Ft. Carson, Colo., now. Capt. Day and the former Edith Barath were married on September 8, 1962, in Wayne.

   Besides his wife, he is survived by 7 children, Christopher, Susand, Jimmy, David, Colleen, Michael and Steven, all at home; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Day Sr. of Gladwin; 3 brothers, Frank of Wayne County, Dennis of Fenton and Norman of Farwell; and 2 sisters, Mrs. Nora Tucker of Midland and Linda Day of Standish.

   Services were held Friday at 11 a.m. from the Sacred Heart Church in Gladwin. The Rev. Father Joseph Castanier officiated and burial was in the McClure Cemetery. Arrangements were in charge of the Mathews Funeral Home.

Personal Information
Death Date
Burial/Final Location
McClure Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
Capt. Vietnam
Publication Information
Pub. Date
Pub. Page
Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
P:3 C:4
Transcription Information
Transcribed by
Source Media
January 2005
Tom Ladner
Use your browser's BACK button to return or go to Obituaries Main Page
You may also want visit Beaverton Historical Society or Gladwin County Historical Society

This transcription is copyright 2005 by the transcriber. Private use is permitted,
but republication may be only with written permission of the transcriber.
Posted by Bob Frei assisted by Jeff Naugle