Robert Day, 62, of Bemidji, MN died Thursday, August 09, 2012 at Sanford Fargo Medical Center.
A Time of Sharing will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, August 13, 2012 at Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home, Bemidji with visitation one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Bemidji.
Honorary bearers will be Diana Fisherman, Margaret Smith, Jim Day and Robert Beaulieu.
Casket bearers will be Ken Smith, Brandon Beaulieu, Richard Beaulieu, Joe Kingbird, Leroy Aitken and Brent Dahl. Alternates will be, Kenny White and Nicholas Littlewolf.
Robert Arthur Day was born January 21, 1950 to James and Delores (Beaulieu) Day in Cass Lake. Robert lived his early years in Onigum-Walker and moved with his family to Bemidji in 1959. He attended grade schools in Walker and Bemidji and later graduated from Remer high School in 1968. He moved to Minneapolis where he was employed at IBM and later moved to Chicago, where he was employed at the Illinois Telephone Company and moved back to Bemidji in 1987 and was manager of House of Hospitality for a short while.
Robert is survived by his special friend-soulmate, Melody James of Bemidji; brother, Jim (Phyllis) Day; sisters, Diane Fisherman and Margaret Madeline Smith all of Cass Lake.
He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Curtis, Bonnie and Iva and grandmother, Elizabeth Aitken Lajunesse.