Ruth Evelyn (Conlon) Day, 88, of Kansas City, MO passed away on Friday, January 2, 2015 at Little Sisters of the Poor in Kansas City, MO. She was born in Atchison, KS on October 4, 1926, the daughter of James and Ruth (Glenn) Conlon. She is preceded in death by her parents, her sister Mary Virginia “Dugie” (Conlon) Hechinger, and her nephew Stephen Hechinger.
Ruth worked over 25 years for the Marine Corp Finance, retiring in 1991. She is survived by her three sons, James Day of Brandenton, FL, George (Michelle) Day of Orange, CA, and Thomas (Charlene) Day of Huntsville, AR. She has four grandchildren: Jason (Susan) Day of Girard, KS, Krissi (Brett) Johnson of Lee’s Summit, MO, Heather Day of Kansas City, KS and Bryan (Stacey) Day of Kansas City, MO, along with four step-grandchildren: Brandon (Kelly) Chaney of Kansas City, MO, Justin, Clinton and Jessica Austin of Arkansas. Ruth also has fifteen great-grandchildren, and she was “Aunt Evelyn” to three loving nieces: Sally (Guy) Homoly, Susan (Earl) Ard, and Mary Lou (Tim) Williams, along with many dear friends.
Funeral services will be held at Little Sisters of the Poor in Kansas City, MO on Saturday, January 10th at 11am. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donation to Little Sisters of the Poor, 8745 James A. Reed Road, Kansas City, MO 64138 or Credit Card Donation: Call 816-761-4744 x306.