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Lemuel P. Day Dies in La Grande
Lemuel Presley Day passed away in La Grande Sunday, March 18, 1956 following an extended illness. He was a cousin of Mrs. Charles T. Thornburg, Charles D. Emmons, and the late Robert L. Day. When young he lived in the Flora country.
He was born in Illinois October 10, 1868 and had lived in La Grande for 65 years. He was a member of IOOF lodge 16 of La Grande.
Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Elma Day, La Grande; a son Calvin Vance Day, Prosser, Washington; a daughter Mrs. Ruby Klinghammer, La Grande; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at the Daniels Funeral Home in La Grande Tuesday at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Henry Gernhardt officiating. Burial was in the Elgin Cemetery.
Contributed by S. Renee Schaeffer