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Nancy  Jeannette (Ure) Day

Nancy Jeannette (Ure) Day
  • February 19, 1940 - November 8, 2017
  • Battle Creek, Michigan

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“We were saddened to learn of Nancy's passing. We were classmates in high school and Donna worked at Kellogg's the same time Nancy did. We know she...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Bill and Donna Lang - MI - Friend

“I will miss the way she laughed and we did alot of that together. I wish I could share the various tales but they are protected under Hair Stylist /...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Jodi and Michael Lorenz

“I am so sorry for you loss Lynda and Jim. May she rest peacefully and fly high with the angels. ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Becci Dockum - Battle Creek, MI

“To The whole family, I was just one of the many friends Nancy had and I will miss her a lot. We played Bunco for many years together. My heart is...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Janice Fleming - Battle Creek, MI

“My sincere condolences go out to your family. May your loved one rest in peace. My heart goes out to your whole family.-Alvin ”
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Nancy Jeannette (Ure) Day, 77, of Battle Creek died peacefully with her family at her side at Bronson Battle Creek on Wednesday, November 8, 2017.

Nancy was born February 19, 1940 in Benton Harbor, Michigan, the daughter of James and Evelyn Viola (MacDonald) Ure. She grew up in Benton Harbor and Battle Creek and was a 1958 graduate of Battle Creek Central High School. Nancy began her career at WBCK in Battle Creek, She then took time off to have a family. In 1998, after 27 years with the Kellogg Company, Nancy retired from the Personnel department, where she was employed as a recruiter.

Nancy was formerly married to Jerry Lee Wolfersberger and Richard K Day. Surviving are her two daughters, Lynda K Hensel of Battle Creek and Mary Anne (Robert) Monast of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee; two sons, James B. Wolfersberger of Battle Creek and Scott A. (Pamela) Wolfersberger of Marshall; ten grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Nancy was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Bruce E. Ure.

Nancy was a member of St. Philip Catholic Church, was past president and twice named Woman of the Year by the American Business Women's Association (ABWA) Creekview Chapter (1979) and Unity Chapter (1984), was awarded the Golden Circle award for 50 years of dedicated service to Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, and was also a member of the American Association of University Women (AAUW). An accomplished vocalist, Nancy was a long-time member of the Battle Creek Community Chorus and performed with the Marshall Civic Players in the 1980s. She also performed as a guest soloist with the Dick Day Trio and the Battle Creek Jazz Ensemble. More recently, she enjoyed Bunco, Mahjong, Dominoes, jigsaw puzzles, Sudoku, and loved online shopping and puzzle games like Candy Crush Saga.

Nancy enjoyed the fellowship of her Lakeview Senior Living family, where she delighted in being a member of the welcoming committee, calling Bingo, going on field trips, playing cards, and was on board for just about any other group activity at the Center, too. She will be remembered as a loving Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, and dear friend to many.

Friends will be received from 3:00-5:00 pm Sunday at Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated by Rev. John D. Fleckenstein at St Philip Catholic Church at 11:00 am Monday, November 13, 2017. Committal and inurnment will be held at Memorial Park Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial contributions in memory of Nancy may be made to Susan G. Komen Michigan at or by mail at 2922 Fuller Ave NE, Suite 107B, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49505. Nancy was grateful for the research funded by and support provided by the Komen Foundation to members of her family challenged by breast cancer. Personal messages for the family may be placed here at