MAX EUGENE HIGDAY
Max Eugene HIGDAY born January 24th 1933 in Kellerton IA, middle child to Carroll and Jennie June HIGDAY.
He spent his childhood years in Kellerton, entered the Air Force in 1950 and spent the next 12 years in the Armed
Forces. Married Mary Ellen SWANK in August 29th 1962 and raised 5 children. With his experience from the military he
became an Electrician upon exit from the service. He wired several big projects in his career, including the Hospital
in Creston, the housing units in Corning and Manning, also numerous electrical jobs for friends and family.
He enjoyed his retirement years at Clearview Manor in Clearfield Ia. Playing cards with friends, cooking outside at
the gazebo, watching and feeding the birds, and his road trips with friends and family.
Proceeded in death by his father & mother Carroll and Jennie HIGDAY, Brother Gerald, and infant sister Jeanette Ann.
Survived by Siblings, Rosemary, Betty Jean, Caryllou, Jackie, and Linda Kay.
Mother of their children, Mary HIGDAY, Children Bob McLEAD, Brent and Faith HIGDAY, Marilyn and Steve THOMPSON, Mike
HIGDAY, Mark HIGDAY. Special friend Mildred MATHEWS, nine Grandchildren, and many Nieces and Nephews, Cousins, and
other relatives and many friends.
Interment was at Rose Hill Cemetery, Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa.
Submitted by Mark Higday, January of 2009
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