Betty Day

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Betty Day, age 79, of Jefferson City, Missouri, passed away on Monday, June 7, 2021, at Capital Region Medical Center. She was born on November 28, 1941, in Washington, Missouri, a daughter of the late Otto Henry Scheer and Katherine Alvina Klophaus. She was united in marriage to Thomas J. Day on June 15, 1963. Betty graduated from the University of Missouri in 1963 with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. She was a distinguished member of the Missouri Board of Probation and Parole, an Extradition Officer for Governors Bond and Ashcroft, a treasurer of the National Association of Extradition Officials, and executive secretary to Judge Albert L. Rendlen of the Missouri Supreme Court and secretary to the Counsel to Governor Bond. She also worked as an administrative assistant for Senator Betty Sims of the Missouri State Senate. She dedicated 25 years of service to the great state of Missouri. She was a member of the First Tuesday Book Club and the University of Missouri Alumni Association. Betty never met a person, place or thing she could not talk to. She believed if you served microwavable meals in nice dishes they were homemade by her. She was richly blessed with the love and affection of her wonderful family and friends. Betty is survived by sons, Michael (Marla) Day, Steven (Carol) Day and Patrick (Sharman) Day; grandsons, Jordan Day, Parker Day and Chad Day; great-grandson, Thomas Day, all of Jefferson City, Missouri. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas. Friends will be received from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at Houser-Millard Funeral Directors. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 a.m. Inurnment will be held in Riverview Mausoleum. Expressions of sympathy may be made to The American Heart Association. Arrangements are under the direction of Houser-Millard Funeral Directors, 2613 West Main Street, Jefferson City, MO 65109, (573) 636-3838. Condolences may be left online for the family at

Published June 13, 2021