Janet Maxine Day (Beachler) of Lincoln, passed from this world on Sunday (2/20/2022). She was 90 years old, born 6/13/1931 in Chicago, Illinois. Janet was a genuine trailblazer her entire life. She was the first female Animal Husbandry Major at the University of Nebraska, a member of the Block and Bridle Club, an active member of the Alpha Xi Delta sorority, and she also established the Janet Beachler Scholarship Fund to help students In Veterinary Medicine to follow in her footsteps.
She was preceded in death by both her parents (Everett and Maxine Beachler) and her husband of 56 years, retired Air Force Major Jay Hamilton Day (10/24/2008). She is survived by her children; John Day of Lincoln; Jeffery Day and his wife Lyndi of Charlotte, NC; Jayne Day of Madera CA; Joanne Day of Austin, TX, Julie Day-Tsou and her husband Marc Tsou of Chesapeake, VA; Jason Day of Lincoln; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; countless “adopted” kids including very special family friend Barbara Frank.
Family and friends are invited to attend the funeral and Celebration of Life Will on Saturday 3/26/2022 2:00pm at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, Lincoln.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to; The Cat House in Lincoln.
Full obituary can be seen here.
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