My sincere condolences go out to Fred's family and friends. Some of my grade school and teenage years were spent spent hanging out with Fred and Ivan. Some great memories for sure. R.I.P. my friend.
FREDERICK G. DAY
MUSCATINE, Iowa - Frederick George Day, 67, passed away on Monday, April 11, 2022, at his home.
Per his wishes, he is going to be cremated and there will be no services. The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to the Sons of the American Legion, in Fred's honor. Online condolences may be made at www.wittichfuneralhome.com.
Fred was born February 28, 1955, in Muscatine, the son of Ivan R. and Gertrude Boche Day. He married Evie Korte on August 14, 2009, in Evie's mother's backyard in Muscatine.
Fred worked at Grain Processing Corporation in the starch and maintenance department. He was a member of the American Legion. Fred enjoyed gardening. He was an avid Ilini, Broncos, and White Sox fan. Fred loved his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, Evie Day of Muscatine; four children, Chris Day, Carrie Gerdts and her husband, Chris, of Muscatine, Joe Hirt and his wife, Rosie, of Muscatine, and Jenny Luu and her husband, Sang, of Idaho Falls, Idaho; nine grandchildren, Derek Hirt and his wife, Maddie, Lexi Hirt, Luke Luu, Madisyn Gerdts, Maison Gerdts, Makynzie Gerdts, Cambal Luu, Rhys Luu, and Mikael Gerdts; one great grandson, Jaxon Hirt; two siblings, Ivan L. Day and his wife, Donna, of Davenport and Renate Day of Muscatine; sister-in-law, Linda McDonald and her husband, Robert; mother-in-law, Jean Korte and her significant other Jerry Angers; and several nieces and nephews.
Fred was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Linda Martinez; grandparents; and father-in-law, Tom Korte.
I've known Fred since the sixty's. We weren't close friends but we were good friends. We always kidded each other about being night and day, a play on our last names. I liked Fred and I'll miss our joking whenever we met. David Knight
My my deepest sympathies to the family. Worked with Fred in starch department for 15 years.
Thoughts and prayers to you Evie.We have had so many fun memories in the past years.Rest in peace dear friend.
Steve and Diane Bell family.
Our hearts go out to the family Chris , Carrie ,Chris and Evie
there are no words that can help this pain you all are feeling. Just know we are here for you. Take care of everyone!
Dan and- Karen Rosonke
Don and I would like to extend our prayers and heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Don worked with Fred at GPC
Evie and family,
Ron ( Butch) and I would like to extend our heartfelt sympathies to each of you.
Evie, you may not recognize our name. We have not seen you since you were a very little girl. We are your God parents. Such a shame that we lost contact. I have written several times but we didn't seem to connect.
We are so sorry about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers go with each of you as you go through this most difficult time. In Christian love, Ron( Butch) and Kathy Marshall
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