Jon David Daily, 74, of Chatfield died Aug. 17, 2012, at Chatfield Assisted Living Center where he had lived for six years.

He was born Feb. 3, 1938, in Rochester, to Harold B. and Florence H. (Goodsell) Daily. He graduated from Chatfield High School with the class of 1955. He served in the Army from 1961 to 1963 and then was in the reserves until 1967. He worked at Libby's in Rochester, was a farmer and did rural paper delivery for the Post-Bulletin for more than 15 years.

He was a member of the Orion Challenger 4-H Club when he was in high school. He was also in the school choir and was a soloist. He was a member of the Pioneer Presbyterian Church.

He is survived by three sisters, June (Alfred, Jr.) Hanson of Fountain; Marcia Mohn of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and Stephanie (Jim Hughes) Daily of Minneapolis; and one nephew, Scott (Heidi) Hanson of Chatfield.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a niece, Jody Christianson.

A memorial service was held last Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Pioneer Presbyterian Church in Chatfield, with the Rev. Timothy J. Geranden officiating. Burial was in Orion Cemetery in rural Chatfield with military honors by the Chatfield VFW Post #6913.

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