Lester Harlan Day 87, passed away peacefully on October 6, 2017, in Meridian, ID. surrounded by friends and family.
Les was born in Peoria Il on September 23, 1930 to Harlan G. and Elizabeth G. Day.
He married the love of his life Betty Garland on June 5, 1959.
He is preceded in death by his wife Betty, brother Jim Day and sister Doris Howland.
He is survived by three sisters Vivian Worsfold, Marie Johnson, and Estaleen Nelson, 3 children Charla Rettinger, Darla Voigt and Rod Day, 8 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren.
After graduating from high school Les moved to Montana where he proudly joined the United States Navy. He served in the Korean War from 1949 to 1953.
After leaving the navy he went to work for the Great Northern Railroad where he enjoyed a long career.
He enjoyed hunting, camping, fishing on Whitefish Lake, playing cards, and watching The Price is Right and calling Don Worsfold everyday to compare bids on the show.
He moved to Meridian, ID. In 2016.
Viewing is on Friday October 13, 2017 from 3pm to 5pm at Austins Funeral Home. Services will be held on October 14, 2017 at 2pm. Burial to take place after services at Whitefish Cemetery. Austin Funeral Home is caring for Lester's family.