Katharine "Kitty" T. Day, 81, of Oshkosh, Wis., died Tuesday, February 19, 2019, peacefully, with family at her side in Park View Health Center, Oshkosh. She was born in Waynesburg, December 23, 1937, a daughter of the late Thomas and Alice Gordon Troutman.
Kitty married Ralph W. Day July 31, 1976, who preceded her in death December 31, 1996. Before retirement, she was an administrative assistant at several real estate and law offices in Sausalito, Calif., Chicago, Ill. and Pittsburgh. Until her health issues, Kitty was active in her church, and volunteered regularly at the Oshkosh Area Humane Society and the Oshkosh Police Department.
Kitty was the youngest of five children. Preceding her in death were her brother and three sisters, Louise (Bob) McElroy, Philip (Joy) Troutman, Ellen (Bob) Thompson and Cassandra (Wayne) McCoy. She was a devoted aunt to many nieces and nephews. She is further survived by three stepchildren, Michael A. (Mary) Day of Lompoc, Calif., Laura Ann Day of Oshkosh and Amy K. Day of Everett, Wash. She had six stepgrandchildren.
Funeral for Kitty was held Monday, February 25, at 11:30 a.m., in First Congregational Church, 137 Algoma Boulevard, Oshkosh, WI, with the Reverend Nancy Taylor officiating. Burial in Riverside Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Oshkosh Area Humane Society. Kitty's family wishes to express a very special thank you to Mary Jo Gonzales for all of her compassion and care, and also a special shout out to the outstanding staff and caregivers at Park View Health Center; Kitty felt lucky to live there.
Kitty had a good run, and left us on her terms, peacefully and graciously, as she lived.