Arlene Hilda “Bee Bop” Day, age 70, of Ingleside, died Tuesday, July 7, 2015, at Centegra Hospital-McHenry.
She was born December 18, 1944 in Monaca, Pennsylvania, to Thomas and Florence (Rholean-Parsons) Eichler.
A resident of the Ingleside/Fox Lake areas for the past 15 years, Arlene formerly lived in Round Lake. She was employed at Baxter in Round Lake for almost ten years. From 1988 to 1996, she was the owner of the Bee-Bop Inn in Round Lake.
Enjoyments included playing bingo with her friends at the Fox Lake Fire Station, as well as planning family gatherings and parties. Arlene’s family was always her most important priority during her lifetime.
Survivors include two children, Brenda (Larry Suchowski) Day and Doug Day; three granddaughters, Amanda Schmelke, Heather Scherer, and Megan Day and two grandsons, Justin Day and Phillip Day; and siblings, Mary Dunham, Florence (John) Moore, Betty (Douglas) Dabney, and Ted Eichler.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Douglas Day on May 24, 2013; her son, Thomas Day, on October 20, 2007; and two brothers, John and Lee Eichler.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, July 10, 2015, at Justen’s Round Lake Funeral Home, 222 N. Rosedale Court, Round Lake, IL 60073.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, her family suggests memorials be made to the Arlene Day grandchildren’s educational fund, P.O.Box 343 McHenry, IL 60051 or the Make A Wish Foundation in her memory.